Islington people urged planners to focus on community infrastructure in the £1.6 million renovation of the Cally area.

Bike thefts in Islington have soared in the pandemic to their highest since 2011.

Volunteers are fundraising to settle a Syrian refugee family into housing, support and education in Newington Green.

An Islington charity held a fundraising auction with lots including becoming a character in a Margaret Atwood book and joining a private book club with David Nicholls.

The focus should shift from Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn to the victims of antisemitism, Sir Keir Starmer told a conference on Sunday.

A campaign to tackle loneliness during lockdown has been launched from Tollington Park through the promotion of book clubs.

A Finsbury Park church has been awarded £2,600 to renovate its garden.

An Islington charity worker, who was awarded an MBE by the Queen, has warned that the coronavirus pandemic is leaving older people “frustrated, anxious and scared”.

Endangered grassroots music venues in Islington and Hackney could be rescued if councils direct new government grants to them, according to the Music Venue Trust (MVT).

A photographer who captured Whittington Hospital staff at the height of the pandemic is publishing a photo book, with royalties going to the hospital’s charity.

Charities across Islington say they are struggling to support homeless people in the run up to Christmas.

Walk down Naoroji Street in Clerkenwell and you are unlikely to appreciate the historical significance of the figure for whom it is named.

An Islington headteacher has been listed as one of 50 “phenomenal leaders” working in the UK.

An Islington brewery has seen its sales plummet by 40 per cent compared to previous years due to the coronavirus lockdown.

A crowdfunder to create a new statue of Mary Wollstonecraft was launched just days after her monument was unveiled on Newington Green.

A decade-old Caribbean food stall has been providing free meals to Islington locals throughout the pandemic, despite it being a tough time for business.

A new statue dedicated to the mother of feminism on Newington Green has split public opinion, with residents both pleased by the attention it has brought to the area and concerned it “doesn’t further a feminist agenda”.

Jeremy Corbyn will be readmitted to the Labour Party just weeks after he was suspended for saying the scale of antisemitism in the party was “dramatically overstated”, it is understood.

Police have prevented an evangelical pastor holding an indoor Clerkenwell church service in defiance of the national lockdown.

An NHS security worker is distributing free face masks and hand sanitisers across Islington, from Holloway Road and Angel tube stations to supermarkets and mosques.

A four-decade-old Islington vintage clothing store has labelled the ongoing pandemic as the hardest period in its history.

“Yoko Ono hasn’t been back, but if you asked her she would remember the place all right,” insists David Binder, discussing a black and white photo he has pinned to his counter.

An up and coming Islington artist explains how lockdown allowed her to pursue her dream of becoming a full time artist after being rejected from art school.

Gordon Shrigley looks at the “confidently no-nonsense Brutalist” Hoxton Press towers.

A charity combating loneliness in the armed forces community has asked an Islington-based association to find World War Two veterans who have been denied their 75th anniversary celebrations.

Islington coffee shops are among thousands around the country coming together to support the industry in the nation’s biggest celebration of the hot drink.

An Islington yoga studio has closed its doors after 20 years of bending over backwards to help its clientele.

An Islington volunteer scheme has supplied more than 10,000 meals to the local community over the coronavirus lockdown, providing around 1,000 meals a week in its peak.

An Islington charity is launching a campaign called Hidden Women to mark World Mental Health Day, offering support to women who are isolated and vulnerable due to Covid-19.

The Archway Tavern has reopened its doors to socially distanced drinkers with a commitment to supporting local businesses.

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