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Fri, 17:35

A dog owner who battered his Staffordshire Bull Terrier on multiple occasions and left it with two detached retina and partially sighted was jailed for six months today.

Islington' sole opposition councillor says it's "bizarre" that shoes and textiles recycled in the borough are shipped to Germany to be processed.

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

After the double stabbing in Finsbury Park on Wednesday which has left two in hospital, detectives are appealing for information and witnesses.

Rory Stewart says the Tory governments he served in made the "wrong decision" to cut 21,000 police officers - and that Pentonville Prison should be demolished.

A council by-election will be held in May after Labour's Claudia Webbe was elected as an MP in Leicester.

Passengers on the Barking to Gospel Oak line are facing days of disruption after a freight train derailed and damaged the track.

Police and councillors are urging women to report sexual harassment in Blackstock Road so they can stop it from happening.

Two males have been stabbed in Finsbury Park.

Crime & Court

Fri, 17:35

A dog owner who battered his Staffordshire Bull Terrier on multiple occasions and left it with two detached retina and partially sighted was jailed for six months today.

Fri, 08:22

After the double stabbing in Finsbury Park on Wednesday which has left two in hospital, detectives are appealing for information and witnesses.

Thu, 12:28

Police and councillors are urging women to report sexual harassment in Blackstock Road so they can stop it from happening.

Health

Monday, January 13, 2020

Islington Council will hike council tax by 1.99 per cent to fund its budget proposals for this year.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Islington Council will invest more than £2million extra funding to tackle violence against women and girls (VAWG) over the next three years.

Environment

Fri, 11:30

Islington' sole opposition councillor says it's "bizarre" that shoes and textiles recycled in the borough are shipped to Germany to be processed.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Islington Council is hoping to recycle 50 tonnes of Christmas trees this year, including one left in a phone box outside Islington Square.

Politics

Thu, 16:17

Rory Stewart says the Tory governments he served in made the "wrong decision" to cut 21,000 police officers - and that Pentonville Prison should be demolished.

Thu, 14:49

A council by-election will be held in May after Labour's Claudia Webbe was elected as an MP in Leicester.

Wed, 12:49

Community groups have criticised police for scrapping monthly sessions where they watch body-worn video footage of stop and searches.

Education

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

St Mary Magdalene Academy has warned pupils not to walk unaccompanied through Highbury Fields after a spate of incidents.

Monday, December 30, 2019

Highbury Grove suspended 631 pupils in little over two years - but the academy chain running it denies pupils are being sent home "too easily".

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

The National Education Union has raised concerns about an "alleged bullying management culture" at St Aloysius' College.

Heritage

Mon, 10:00

This year we mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day and to celebrate we would like to share readers' memories.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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.

Friday, January 10, 2020

A historian with an encyclopaedic knowledge of Islington died last month, leaving behind a "phenomenal legacy".

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