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Two Islington Council apprentices have been named as some of the best in London.

Campaigners are holding a protest outside Finsbury Park Mosque on Saturday to insist “refugees’ lives matter”.

Rough sleeping in Islington rose by a third last year according to new figures from the Greater London Authority.

Moorfields Eye Hospital is quadrupling the number of cataract operations this week in a drive to clear surgical waiting lists that have built up during the coronavirus lockdown.

A new book, which gives a comprehensive picture of homelessness in Britain today, documents the work behind the Dying Homeless investigation.

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Cally have named the 18-year-old victim as Kamal Nuur.

Two men have been charged with the murder of Steve Brown who was stabbed to death in Stoke Newington nearly 18 months ago.

Police are trying to trace the next of kin of a youth who was stabbed to death in Cally this evening.

Stand-up comics tried out their new jokes in front of a sold-out crowd of socially distanced 17 people in a Japanese tea shop garden in Angel on Sunday.

A Shoreditch addiction and rehab advice service has launched a £40,000 scholarship fund to boost therapist numbers, after the coronavirus lockdown prompted a record amount of enquiries.

Islington Council has pledged £8 million funding for voluntary and community sector organisations over the next four years.

More than 150 wifi antennas will be installed on top of two Islington Council tower blocks, but the council says they cannot be used for 5G.

Police are trying to locate the driver of a car which “brushed past” an officer following a stabbing outside Manor House tube station in the early hours of this morning.

Teenagers have been left enthused and motivated ahead of their new school year thanks to a virtual summer school programme on their estate.

The Finsbury Park Crisis store has been given a new look to mark the shop’s reopening post-lockdown.

Concerns have been raised that 3,000 customers with Islington Council’s energy brand could be “at risk of sharp price hikes” when their contracts come to an end.

Islington Council is extending a cycleway between Finsbury Park and Highbury Fields all the way down to Pentonville Road as part of its “people friendly streets” plan.

Despite a potential safety risk, Islington Council has rejected calls from Ambulance chiefs to enforce its “people-friendly streets” road closures entirely with cameras, instead of bollards, “because of the cost”.

The driver who killed an Islington teacher when he jumped a red light has failed to overturn the 10-year driving ban imposed on him because he “presents a real risk” for other road users.

Islington Council’s new scheme for residents to brighten up their streets with boxed planters has been branded “prohibitively expensive”, with the cost to have a small plant pot on the pavement clocking in at £630 a year.

A record number of Islington students have been awarded top A Level grades this year according to Islington Council, with more than a quarter of entries given an A* or A.

Pupils at the City of London Academy Islington have been praised for “achieving outstanding results in very challenging circumstances”.

Pupils at St Aloysius’ College have worked to “overcome the challenges of post-16 preparation” in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, to secure 38% A*-B grades at A level.

Islington Council is installing traffic cameras to stop Mayton Street being used as a cut-through to the Morrison’s supermarket in Holloway.

The driver who killed an Islington teacher when he jumped a red light has failed to overturn the 10-year driving ban imposed on him because he “presents a real risk” for other road users.

London’s Air Ambulance landed in Arundel Square this afternoon to transport an injured man to hospital.

Construction is now complete on a ‘near-zero carbon’ community sports centre and gym in King’s Cross.

The number of people paid £600 or more a day by Islington Council has increased over the past year, despite claims that spending on agency staff had been brought under control.

The police watchdog has launched an investigation into whether the use of force and stop and search were appropriate when two  Met police officers made an arrest in Finsbury Park last month.

Young textile designers have taken part in a sustainable fashion project to make dozens of flags to decorate King’s Cross, which will be turned into next season’s clothing collection once they are taken down.

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