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Yesterday, 16:12

While the political world laps up the Brexit soap opera, a damaging yet entirely predictable announcement on council funding cuts has been slipped out by the government.

Any mystery surrounding the death of community stalwart Bobby Martin was cleared up today as a coroner ruled he died of natural causes.

Plans have finally been submitted to demolish the historic Archway Methodist Hall and rebuild it – but promised arts space has vanished from the designs.

An Islington man says he did the Royal Family a favour by breaking into Buckingham Palace twice and strolling in on the snoozing Queen – because it highlighted their “security flaws”.

The victim of a horrific steak knife attack outside Highbury and Islington Station has spoken of his relief after the woman who stabbed him three times was jailed.

The leaseholder of a new upper floor in the Nag’s Head Market has applied for licence to sell alcohol and play music – but some neighbours fear this will contribute to antisocial behaviour in the surrounding area.

A beleaguered chair struggled to control an unruly public gallery as “class warfare” broke out at a planning committee meeting last night.

Three men behind a Caledonian Road letting agency that didn’t return tenants’ deposits or pass on rent to landlords have been convicted of fraud.

Islington’s adult learners were presented with certificates this week after passing English, ICT, ESOL and vocational courses.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:07

Any mystery surrounding the death of community stalwart Bobby Martin was cleared up today as a coroner ruled he died of natural causes.

Wed, 17:30

An Islington man says he did the Royal Family a favour by breaking into Buckingham Palace twice and strolling in on the snoozing Queen – because it highlighted their “security flaws”.

Wed, 14:56

The victim of a horrific steak knife attack outside Highbury and Islington Station has spoken of his relief after the woman who stabbed him three times was jailed.

Health

Yesterday, 16:12

While the political world laps up the Brexit soap opera, a damaging yet entirely predictable announcement on council funding cuts has been slipped out by the government.

Wed, 17:30

An Islington man says he did the Royal Family a favour by breaking into Buckingham Palace twice and strolling in on the snoozing Queen – because it highlighted their “security flaws”.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Marks and Spencer’s bid to sell alcohol every day from 8am at a new Archway store has angered police and Islington Council due to the high number of street drinkers in the area – but the shop says it doesn’t stock the kind of booze that attracts alcoholics.

Environment

Wed, 10:53

A beleaguered chair struggled to control an unruly public gallery as “class warfare” broke out at a planning committee meeting last night.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Finsbury Park has been stripped of its Green Flag status after a damning “mystery shopper” report by an environmental charity.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Elderly and vulnerable people could be exposed to excess pollution if the council limits traffic outside an Upper Holloway school, claims a neighbour.

Politics

Yesterday, 16:12

While the political world laps up the Brexit soap opera, a damaging yet entirely predictable announcement on council funding cuts has been slipped out by the government.

Wed, 17:30

An Islington man says he did the Royal Family a favour by breaking into Buckingham Palace twice and strolling in on the snoozing Queen – because it highlighted their “security flaws”.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Islington passed a motion of no confidence in the government’s flagship social welfare reform last night.

Education

Monday, December 3, 2018

Michelle Obama this afternoon told Elizabeth Garrett Anderson students that her decade-long relationship with the Barnsbury school was one of her proudest achievements.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Michelle Obama will return to the Islington girls school that made her “quake” with emotion to promote her new book on Monday.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

It used to be the most polluted primary in Islington – now St John Evangelist is the first school to ban cars at pick-up and drop-off times.

Heritage

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

A singer-songwriter has penned the “dramatic history” of a rowdy pub and pleasure house in Highbury – and hopes his songs can redeem its immoral past by raising money for the mayor of Islington’s chosen charities.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Roz Currie is eager to reflect on the successes of what was “more than a passion project” – the ground-breaking Echoes of Holloway Prison exhibition, which finished a three-month run at Islington Museum last month.

Friday, November 16, 2018

A Routemaster bus will take 72 passengers on a journey through Greek Cypriot history, via Camden and Holloway, on Sunday.

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