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Yesterday, 17:39

Three men behind a dodgy letting agency have each been jailed for more than two years after scamming people out of £105,000.

Yesterday, 15:25

A horse-drawn hearse carried the body of a beloved Islington teacher down Hornsey High Street today – and the community followed behind for a final goodbye.

Yesterday, 12:43

The London Assembly member for Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest has announced she will not contest her seat in the next election after 20 years service.

Yesterday, 11:19

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Islington. This week, we profiled a business helping people overcome mental health issues through exercise

Thu, 16:00

Our free Digital Decoded marketing seminars return next month following last year’s successful initiative.

Thu, 14:48

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

Thu, 13:00

When a young out-of-work DJ and producer came across Tileyard Studios in Kings’ Cross six years ago, he was given the opportunity to hone his skills free of charge.

Thu, 12:35

A Old Street publican is urging the community to make more “generous donations” to his new collection point for Islington Food Bank.

Thu, 09:09

Armed police with helicopter support arrested a man in Islington on Saturday in connection with a pistol-whipping and robbery in Kilburn on New Years’ Day.

Sport

Yesterday, 21:30

Gunners U18 boss Ken Gillard has been speaking exclusively to Islington Gazette Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for what he told him about Bukayo Saka, his talented charges and what it felt like to beat Spurs in the FA Youth Cup.

Yesterday, 18:40

It’s true what they say it’s not over until the last whistle, which would be the best way to describe the NBA 2019 London Game.

Thu, 22:04

A-list celebrities gathered at the O2 tonight for the NBA London Game 2019 presented by Norwegian as Washington Wizards faced the New York Knicks in the ninth annual regular-season fixture to be played in the capital.

Ken Gillard’s Arsenal U18 side hosted bitter North London rivals Spurs U18s in the FA Youth Cup fourth round. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Ken Gillard’s Arsenal U18 side hosted bitter North London rivals Spurs U18s in the FA Youth Cup fourth round. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Thu, 18:30

City, University of London welcomed the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks to CitySport to prepare for their NBA London Global Game at the O2 Arena.

Thu, 18:00

Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks says neither side have no home advantage in the NBA London match - despite the New York Knicks having played in London before.

Thu, 17:34

Ahead of the eagerly-anticipated London clash between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Goal.com’s Chelsea correspondent and Blues expert Naz Kinsella speaks in-depth about the game to the Islington Gazette’s Gunners reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for their comprehensive Q&A.

Thu, 16:00

Finsbury Park head coach Gareth Chapman is absolutely delighted to be sitting top of the Herts/Middlesex One table as they head into the cup break, writes Jacob Ranson.

Entertainment

Wed, 16:09

Wild Food Café in Covent Garden has been a staple of London’s vegan food scene for several years now. It’s been serving up plant-based and raw-food dishes – as well as championing foraged ingredients – since well before the explosion in vegan-dining that’s taken hold in the capital lately.

The King’s Head’s very funny revival of Kevin Elyot’s play about sex, love and loyalty between a gay couple transfers to the West End

“These events will be an Espresso rather than an Americano; a short but intense experience of a concert.”

The singer-songwriter from Hertford is hotly tipped as one of the most exciting acts to look out for in 2019. Ahead of his debut album release in April, Ten Tonnes will play a handful of live shows including a date at Scala in February.

No Place For Angels is the debut piece of fiction written by Len Ackerman after his first two books – In Their Footsteps and Now They Are Ghosts – offered a frank look at growing up in Islington throughout the 50’s and 60’s.

Cutting edge puppetry, circus, juggling and live art will be showcased at the inernational event which runs at various venues including the Barbican, Sadlers Wells, Shoreditch Town Hall, and Jacksons Lane

A grown-up, accomplished, funky and fun debut with added mariachi zest.

The Wireless Festival promoter has withdrawn its appeal against Haringey Council’s licensing restrictions after an agreement was reached on sound level monitoring.

Preview: London Art Fair 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The London Art Fair returns to Islington next week for what is the first large scale international art event of 2019.

On what would have been David Bowie’s 72nd birthday, we look back at his legendary performances as alter-ego Ziggy Stardust at the Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park, in 1972.

Kings Place is staging a year of concerts dedicated to often forgotten female musical talent

Stem + Glory will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the elegant new Bart’s Square development from Monday, January 14.

If you’re committing to a month free from any alcohol, fair play. Dry January needn’t be a long and arduous slog, especially when you’ve got this list of things to keep you occupied…

A famous jazz musician banned from performing with The Blockheads in Islington after accusations of antisemitism says the saxophonist who appeared wasn’t him – it was Father Christmas.

A joyful, magical and breathtaking spectacle which harks back to the golden age of Edwardian circus shows but minus the seedy freak shows and animal exploitation

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