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Islington Labour has been criticised for delaying the council by-election to replace the outgoing transport chief Claudia Webbe until May.

A man has been jailed for six months after being caught with a Stanley knife while sleeping rough outside King's Cross station.

Police have called for a 24-hour Old Street nightclub to have its hours cut back after a reported increase in violent crimes and sexual assaults.

A final report into secretive whistleblowing complaints at Islington Council will be heard next week - as another investigator is appointed over fresh claims.

The pub chain that owned the Archway Tavern sold the building last year for £3.8million, while licensing issues continue to plague its promised reopening.

Embattled Essex Road pub The New Rose is undergoing a £500,000 makeover ahead of a fresh start and a name change.

The New River is neither new, nor a river. Built when Shakespeare was alive, the aqueduct is Thames Water's oldest man-made asset, pre-dating some of London's more famous historic sites like Buckingham Palace and St Paul's Cathedral by decades.

A company and its director have been slapped with a £7,250 court bill after a Chapel Market shop illegally sold a knife to a 15-year-old.

Plans for a major redevelopment of Finsbury Square could see the underground car park transformed into a retail and leisure complex.

Grassroots organisations set up to help people affected by the Windrush scandal are being urged to apply for funding.

A Finsbury Park nightclub has had its licence suspended after a bouncer "attacked a customer with a metal pole" in the early hours of Christmas Day.

Police are appealing for help in finding a pregnant woman missing from her home in Islington.

Islington Council has been told to apologise to a woman after clamping her car for two months despite knowing her parking fine was sent to the wrong address.

A family has called for better care to be taken of the New River Walk after discovering needles and makeshift crack pipes during an impromptu clean-up.

Three crime-ridden phone boxes in the Cally could be replaced with a BT InLink unit - on the condition free phone calls cannot be made to mobiles.

Islington's Grade II listed Central Library could be renovated with the entrance in Holloway Road reopened and a theatre room created.

A navy veteran who has supported more than 3,000 youngsters during 40 years as a sea cadet volunteer is to be honoured with a prestigious national award.

Members of a new homeless outreach group launched in response to Finsbury Park's rough sleeper problem were "humbled" after a successful first food drive on New Year's Day.

The developer overseeing a forgotten 400-seat underground theatre beneath Islington Green has withdrawn an appeal that if won could have removed a requirement to actually open it.

A coroner has told police and health bosses to improve their communication after a mental health patient from St Pancras Hospital was found dead after going AWOL.

Dozens of Holloway community centre users enjoyed a festive feast courtesy of Waitrose.

Man stabbed in Hornsey Road

Monday, December 23, 2019

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed at a property in Hornsey Road on Saturday morning.

More than 150 boxes of chocolates and sweets have been donated by people in King's Cross to Hackney Foodbank for children this Christmas.

Plans by the Islington Council parks team to hold events in green spaces have not gone down well with neighbours - or their colleagues who deal with noise complaints.

The 92-year-old victim of a hit-and-run was left disgusted after the speeding moped driver who "ruined his life" walked free from court with a community order and a £300 fine.

Islington Council is spending £13.5million buying properties for temporary accommodation as it looks to stop relying on the private sector to support its homeless population.

A notorious moped crook from Islington has been jailed for 10 years after robbing a man for his £75,000 watch at knifepoint.

A mental health nurse who is rebuilding her life after hitting rock bottom through addiction is spending Christmas volunteering at a homeless shelter.

An Archway care home is opening its doors this Christmas Day to anyone who would otherwise be eating alone.

A community group has produced a calendar for 2020 that pays tribute to the vital contributions made by the Windrush Generation.

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