An emergency response team, last used in the wake of the Finsbury Park terror attack, is being launched by Islington Council to manage the “worst case scenario” of the coronavirus outbreak.
The owner of an Archway company importing food from Italy claims the devaluation of the pound since the Brexit referendum has been a huge challenge for his business.
Caroline Flack told police she would kill herself after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend in December.
Two Islington primary schools celebrated being awarded the World Class Schools Quality Mark (WCSQM) with a special joint assembly on Friday.
A special needs school in Highbury is celebrating after two of its students were voted onto the Islington Youth Council for the first time.
Islington Council is hoping to recycle 50 tonnes of Christmas trees this year, including one left in a phone box outside Islington Square.
Whittington Hospital bosses have argued the NHS should not have to pay for a woman to have surrogate children in America after it missed signs of cervical cancer for four years, the Supreme Court has heard.
A headteachers’ union urged candidates in Jeremy Corbyn’s long-held Islington constituency to focus on education rather than Brexit last week.
Police have warned car owners to remain vigilant after an increase in criminal activity targeting hybrid vehicles within the borough.
One of the country’s leading leisure providers has launched a review into its football pitch booking systems in Islington following claims it denied access to poorly-funded grassroots teams.
People in Holloway have criticised Thames Water after their water supplies were disrupted for three weeks due to works in Holloway Road.
Islington Council has been rated the best at promoting an NHS food vouchers project – but only a third of the eligible families have claimed them.
An amputee world champion athlete has launched a pole dancing class for men in Finsbury.
A homeless man living in Islington was told he’d have to pay £89 for a new passport – without which he can’t apply for benefits or housing.
A Tufnell Park man is teaching the world what it is like living with dyslexia, one word at a time.
A young woman who set up a dog training business has thanked her foster carer in honour of National Care Leaver’s Week.
Grassroots women’s football clubs are being denied access to primetime training spaces on Islington pitches by a system they say favours block booking by better-established men’s teams.
Hundreds of schoolchildren inspired by activist Greta Thunberg gathered today outside Islington town hall for the global climate strike.
Neighbours of the £400million Islington Square development dubbed the “new Covent Garden” are not happy about the prospect of open-air events taking place yards from their homes.
A 19-year-old is in hospital after he was knocked off his moped by a car being chased by police in Canonbury.
A barista training academy hopes to cut unemployment in Kings Cross by opening a new training centre in the area.
Barnsbury Community Centre is hosting a free summer holiday youth programme to teach kids life skills – and its founder has seen attendance double in just a couple of weeks.
Homerton drill rapper Unknown T has appeared in court charged with murdering Steven Narvaez-Jara at a New Year’s party in Old Street.
“Everything made in-house with ingredients sourced from Italy” – eight words everyone longs to hear. And Latteria, a welcome new addition to Essex Road, is tricolore through and through.
Primary school pupils across Islington were taught about knife crime, victim support and stranger danger as part of a safety scheme led by local police.
Extinction Rebellion’s Rebel Street Party took Islington by storm – with protesters staging a “death sleep” outside the Shell garage in Upper Street.
Killer toasties and cheesecake – what’s not to love about brunch at Morty & Bob’s?
The best charity shop in the country is officially in Holloway Road.
An Archway charity shop had its window smashed hours after unveiling a Pride-themed display.
Cllr Claudia Webbe has told the Gazette she expects “no major opposition” to proposals to block off the Old Street corridor to through traffic.
Did you know that there are around 24,000 coffee shops in the UK and more than 150 in Islington alone? And they’re succeeding because demand is growing.
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