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Fairytale adventures, traditional music and a light show delighted crowds at the eighth annual menorah lighting ceremony on Islington Green last night.

A co-working space in Barnsbury where social enterprises hosted community projects has closed.

Children and veterans were among hundreds of people who marched together down Upper Street as part of celebrations marking the centenary of the Armistice yesterday.

Big-hearted volunteers who do everything from supporting vulnerable women to organising sports for disabled youngsters were recognised at an awards bash on Wednesday.

“A pair of scumbags” stole the tip jar from Piebury Corner before Arsenal’s match with Blackpool on Wednesday night.

A mother gave an emotional tribute to her murdered son during a service to commemorate victims of knife crime at a Finsbury Park church on Sunday.

Highbury Community Nursery has become the first childcare setting in Islington to be awarded Millie’s Mark.

An innovative NHS project that hires people with first-hand experience of mental illness to support mental health patients across Islington has won a national award.

Two new police constables will be deployed to Highbury West next month to help tackle drug-related problems across the ward, the Gazette can reveal.

More than 130 homes on the Barnsbury Estate were left without electricity, gas and hot water on Monday – some for seven hours.

Rapid chargers for electric cars cluttering up Islington’s pavements could spell disaster for visually impaired people, a councillor has warned.

In a weekly feature, we profile and champion a fascinating shop or company doing business here in Islington. This week, we visited Gadz Cafe in Finsbury Park, which pays tribute to ‘amazing’ MP Jeremy Corbyn.

The term “gentrification” was coined by sociologist Ruth Glass about Islington in the 1960s. She was describing middle class families buying homes in working class neighbourhoods – and seeing the value of those homes grow massively.

As chief reporter at the Islington Gazette when Ben Kinsella was murdered, Meyrem Hussein had a better insight into Islington’s knife crime problem than most. She recalls how Ben’s death caught the attention of the national press – but says too little has changed in the decade since.

More than 15 per cent of Islington Clinical Commissioning Group’s cancer patients waited at least two months to start treatment following GP referral, according to NHS figures.

Seven film club pupils from Vittoria Primary School in Barnsbury made their own film – and had it shown in Paris at the Cinémathèque Française, the French equivalent of the BFI.

In a weekly feature, we profile and champion a fascinating shop or company doing business here in Islington. This week, we made a long overdue visit to popular Essex Road bakery Raab’s.

Camden Passage restaurant and bar The Elk in the Woods has shut after 15 years in Islington.

With an exhibition running at Islington Museum until Tuesday, the Gazette finds out how our borough played a part in fighting the oppression of black South Africans.

Islington property sales were £414,000 above the national average in the last year.

Neighbours and faith groups carried out a sweep for knives around Wray Crescent, a playground and cricket pitch 10 minutes’ walk from Finsbury Park, on Saturday.

Young graduate Alice Feilden found it hard to forge a career in the arts – so she took matters into her own hands. She tells the Gazette about her childhood in Archway and her ambitions for the Hustle Club.

A fire that filled a Highbury tower block with acrid smoke has forced occupants to find alternative accommodation.

Twenty parents and carers have been benefitting from business start-up coaching sessions in Holloway.

An alcohol subscription service is being run out of a workspace above Blighty Cafe in Blackstock Road.

Long established tailor Minerva Ibraham, 65, tells the Gazette about the origins of her business and how it became a staple of Fonthill Road in Finsbury Park.

Aaron Henriques now owns a successful call answering and web call business. But it wasn’t always like that.

Doctors need to communicate better about the risks associated with childbirth if women are to fully exercise their right to informed consent.

Hortensia Celis moved to London from Mexico 30 years ago and has lived in Holloway for 26 years. She’s now decided to turn her passion for food into a business by opening an authentic Mexican store.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot today. The Gazette looked through the Gazette archives to find out how Islington has celebrated previous royal weddings throughout the years.

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