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More than 29,000 people in Islington have signed a Brexit petition calling for Britain to revoke Article 50 and remain in the European Union (EU).

The chair of Finsbury Park Mosque was in a “resilient and reflective” mood after speaking at the inter-faith vigil for the Christchurch terror attack on Friday evening, calling on the government to “wake up and see Islamophobia as it is, and actually tackle it”.

Old Street and Clerkenwell Road will be shut to through traffic if ambitious new plans to make the area safer for cyclists and pedestrians go ahead.

Hundreds of Islington students demonstrated against climate change today as they marched through Highbury Fields to make their voices heard.

Eight inspirational Islington residents will be honoured in tonight’s civic awards at the assembly hall in Upper Street.

Activists rallied against the “rapid dissection of the NHS” at a public meeting of the Keep Our NHS Public (KONP) campaign at Islington Town Hall on Monday night.

More than 200 neighbours gathered on Sunday to protest Sainsbury’s fourth attempt to open a shop in Blackstock Road.

“Unsung” Islington hero Jeane Trend-Hill has been recognised by the mayor of London for her voluntary work to help people with inflammatory bowel diseases.

The large archway, Edwardian-Baroque facade and distinctive bullseye windows make 44-45 Newington Green one of the square’s most recognisable buildings.

A bulldog who was left for dead in a Finsbury Park alleyway last month has made a full recovery at Harmsworth Memorial Animal Hospital.

Hungry Highbury shoppers have demolished dozens of Greggs’ first ever vegan sausage rolls within hours, with some queuing outside for 15 minutes just to get a taste.

Most people presume jellied eels are slimy. Or wobbly. Or wobbly and slimy. But surprisingly, it turns out jellied eels are quite chewy and extremely bony. In some pie and mash shops the tradition remains of sprinkling sawdust on the floor to stop customers slipping on the discarded bones.

A beloved former owner of a long-running fish and chip shop in Essex Road has died aged 77.

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.

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