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One part of lockdown life I’m keeping is active travel – walking, cycling and scooting, writes Nicola Baird, Islington Green.

A young woman has admitted helping a close friend accused over a fatal nightclub stabbing in Shoreditch.

That the people of Bunhill are to be denied their by-election for a year speaks volumes. (Coronavirus: Bunhill by-election to replace Cllr Claudia Webbe MP delayed until May 2020), writes Sebastian Sandys, full contact details supplied.

The mayor claims to have met his target of tripling protected space for cycling , writes Caroline Russell, London Assembly member, Londonwide.

Claire O’Neill clearly has an axe to grind, but the sacked head of the climate summit (the COP26 UN meeting due to be held in Glasgow this autumn) reckons PM Boris Johnson doesn’t get climate change, writes Nicola Baird, Islington Green.

Last week, the latest funding announcement from the Home Office left the Met Police significantly short-changed once again, writes Jennette Arnold OBE, London Assembly member for North East (Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest).

Many of us who belong to the older generation and were captivated by the screen presence of Hollywood Icon Jean Simmons will have regretted her passing a decade ago on January 22, writes Walter Roberts, Brecknock Road Estate, Islington.

At this time of year redwings and fieldfares often appear on our pavement rowan trees to strip the berries., writes Mavis Pilbeam, Islington, full address supplied.

Watching and reading news about the fires in Australia it’s clear that even people in richer countries can very quickly become climate refugees, writes Nicola Baird, Islington Green.

Congratulations to Jeremy Corbyn, as an individual he ran and jumped like the racehorse Redrum, writes Michael McElligott, Amwell Street, Islington.

Did you see the pollution pods taken to Madrid for the COP25 climate conference? asks Nicola Baird, Islington Green.

Firstly I would like to thank the previous editor Ramzy Alwakeel for his bravery in relation to standing up to different issues that presented during his time at the Gazette, he certainly stood by the code of the paper – it should be bold and hold the council to account, writes Michael McElligott, Amwell Street, Islington.

Are Jeremy Corbyn and Labour councillors so sure of the Irish vote in Britain they fail to support fragile and infirm Irish elders, by closing their last lifeline and refuge, the Drovers Daycentre at the Cally, writes Róisín Ní orráin, Islington, full address supplied.

This election revolves as much around Brexit as which party offers the best routes for the future, writes Nicola Baird, Islington Green.

The widespread rollout of early intervention initiatives across the capital is key to our efforts to end the surge in serious youth violence, writes Jennette Arnold OBE AM, London Assembly Member for North East (Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest).

In Islington, Remembrance Sunday is an outstanding civic event in which we pay tribute to those who died in the service of this country in two World Wars and in other conflicts of the last hundred years, writes Barbara Smith (mayor of Islington 2007 -2008).

Forum+ have been hugely moved by the commitment of MPs, councillors, police, footballers, schools, the business community and our wonderful third sector during Hate Crime Awareness Week to saying “no to hate”, writes Charles Dean, chair, Forum+.

I am writing firstly to thank you for publishing my piece about barbecues on Highbury Fields in its entirety (Letters),writes Roy Prentice, Highbury Crescent, Islington.

Sometimes the countdown to Brexit feels as if no other topic will ever be discussed in parliament, writes Nicola Baird, Islington Green.

Bob Barnes and Meg Howarth recently made some excellent comments on the too “soft” approach being taken by the council in its Transport Strategy and how this fails to address the real problems being faced on our streets, writes Ravinder Dhillon, Crossley Street, Islington.

The clear Stop Brexit policy of the Liberal Democrats is one thing – common sense, writes Kate Pothalingam, Liberal Democrat Prospective MP Candidate for Islington South and Finsbury.

Hackney Labour councillors wasted a whole council meeting discussing Brexit in January 2019 when, as I rightly pointed out at the time, they should have been discussing matters affecting Hackney which they could have done something about, writes Christopher Sills, Dunsmure Road, Stamford Hill.

The public consultation on Islington’s draft Transport Strategy 2019-41 closes on September 29, writes Meg Howarth, Ellington Street, Islington.

We know the weather has been weird this summer and we know it’s because our planet is warming up, writes Nicola Baird, Islington Green.

I was pleased you gave prominent coverage to the recent burglary at Housmans Bookshop, which you correctly describe as a not-for-profit shop, writes Albert Beale, Caledonian Road, Kings Cross.

It’s August 24 and the weather is warm and I am finding it difficult to breathe because of the smoke from barbecues emanating from Highbury Fields, writes Brindan Suresh, Highbury (full address supplied).

The next general election should be very interesting as political parties align on the grounds of their desires for the country’s future as the Brexit debate continues, writes Michael McElligott, Amwell Street

I regularly take the 43 bus to Holloway and I am surprised that the Highbury Corner Road works are still going on, writes Jeanette Ju-Pierre, Islington, full address supplied.

I looked out of my window last night about 10pm and thought, “What has happened to the full moon?”, writes Mavis Pilbeam, Tufnell Park, full address supplied

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