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Fri, 18:13

Labour’s Keir Starmer and the Green Party Sian Berry are among the voices urging the government to extend the ban on evictions which is due to end on Sunday (September 20).

Two Islington Council apprentices have been named as some of the best in London.

An Islington councillor is set to make history by becoming the first Black woman appointed deputy leader.

A homelessness museum is showcasing its collection in an Islington roadside display while it searches for a permanent home.

Campaigners are holding a protest outside Finsbury Park Mosque on Saturday to insist “refugees’ lives matter”.

Homelessness workers got together for a large-scale outreach project to mark the usual Streets Fest event in Islington.

Rough sleeping in Islington rose by a third last year according to new figures from the Greater London Authority.

People from Hackney, Islington, Brondesbury and Muswell Hill are part of a group to be charged after a environmental protest which delayed the printing of national newspapers.

Moorfields Eye Hospital is quadrupling the number of cataract operations this week in a drive to clear surgical waiting lists that have built up during the coronavirus lockdown.

Crime & Court

Thu, 10:58

People from Hackney, Islington, Brondesbury and Muswell Hill are part of a group to be charged after a environmental protest which delayed the printing of national newspapers.

Tue, 22:22

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a teenager in Cally have named the 18-year-old victim as Kamal Nuur.

Tue, 08:59

Two men have been charged with the murder of Steve Brown who was stabbed to death in Stoke Newington nearly 18 months ago.

Health

Wed, 18:00

Moorfields Eye Hospital is quadrupling the number of cataract operations this week in a drive to clear surgical waiting lists that have built up during the coronavirus lockdown.

Wed, 10:49

A study has found almost all north London respondents broke social distancing rules at the height of the coronavirus lockdown.

Wed, 09:22

A new book, which gives a comprehensive picture of homelessness in Britain today, documents the work behind the Dying Homeless investigation.

Environment

Friday, September 4, 2020

Bus lanes in Hackney and Islington will become operational 24/7 as part of a trial to encourage public transport use as the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted.

Friday, August 28, 2020

Another People Friendly Streets area is all set to be installed in Islington.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Islington’s third People Friendly Streets neighbourhood has been revealed.

Politics

Fri, 14:31

An Islington councillor is set to make history by becoming the first Black woman appointed deputy leader.

Thu, 13:28

Homelessness workers got together for a large-scale outreach project to mark the usual Streets Fest event in Islington.

Wed, 13:03

A north London charity has partnered with the TV producers behind a Dennis Nilsen biopic to highlight the risk of becoming homeless as a young member of the LGBTQ+ community.

Education

Mon, 09:56

A Shoreditch addiction and rehab advice service has launched a £40,000 scholarship fund to boost therapist numbers, after the coronavirus lockdown prompted a record amount of enquiries.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Teenagers have been left enthused and motivated ahead of their new school year thanks to a virtual summer school programme on their estate.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Schoolchildren in Hackney and Islington whose learning has been interrupted by the pandemic have been benefiting from an intensive maths catch-up programme.

Heritage

Friday, September 4, 2020

A historian is searching for information about an Islington pilot who crashed his plane in Germany during World War Two.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Veterans marked Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day) with a “modest and respectful” service in Islington amid the pandemic.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A new exhibition from Islington Museum celebrates two centuries of the Regent’s Canal.

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