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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Crime & Court

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.

Mon, 11:53

A 22-year-old man has been charged with trespassing on the tracks at Finsbury Park Tube station – an incident which brought service to a halt during rush-hour last week.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Vulnerable children from Hackney and Islington are being groomed to deal drugs hundreds of miles away – and rented out to gangs.

Health

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

Wed, 09:35

Islington Council gave homeless people forewarning before carrying out a “deep clean” of the street they sleep on near Finsbury Park station yesterday.

Tue, 17:19

Drivers of diesel cars could see the price of parking in Islington rise by £1 an hour if town hall chiefs approve the plan on Thursday.

Environment

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Islington is set to raise council tax as it prepares for a further £50million of central government cuts by 2022 – but it has vowed to keep building council houses and protecting core services.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Islington has became “the first council in the country” to pledge it will reimburse all its EU national workers who successfully register their right to remain in the UK after Brexit.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The Wireless Festival promoter has withdrawn its appeal against Haringey Council’s licensing restrictions after an agreement was reached on sound level monitoring.

Politics

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.

Mon, 07:00

A son caring for both his parents is “surviving off a can of tuna a day” and has ended up in rental arrears because his slashed benefits can’t cover his living costs.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Islington is set to raise council tax as it prepares for a further £50million of central government cuts by 2022 – but it has vowed to keep building council houses and protecting core services.

Education

Wed, 16:40

Tech City College is set to close after a short-supply of students means it is “financially unsustainable.”

Tue, 08:21

A pupil referral unit in Highbury is now “among the best in the country” after improving its Ofsted results, claims the outgoing education chief.

Friday, December 14, 2018

A music teacher has launched a crowdfunding campaign to take music lessons to children in poorer areas on a double-decker bus.

Heritage

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.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A photographer who grew up exploring Chapel Market and eating at it’s famous “Pie ‘N’ Mash” shop has documented memories of the business ahead of its closure in March.

Tuesday, January 8, 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.

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Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

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