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Works to overhaul Highbury Corner and Old Street roundabout have angered motorists due to "chock-a-block traffic" - but transport bosses have urged the public to sit tight while the vital projects are finished and finessed.

Inner London's only community cricket ground is to get a new pavilion thanks to a £150,000 charity grant.

The "hostile environment" is still alive for an army veteran of the Windrush generation struggling to survive on £59 a month while awaiting Home Office compensation.

A horticulturist is calling on artists to help beautify a community garden near Highbury Corner to compensate for trees being felled for a housing development.

Drinkers could annex a new Old Street public space and create a "pub garden", claims the furious chair of Islington's licencing committee - who opened a similar facilities a few streets away earlier this month.

Some 600 people celebrated the "fascinating heritage" of their Caledonian Park Clock Tower when the restored asset was officially opened on Saturday.

Islington Council has transformed a car parking space in Central Street into a "little oasis in the city" - but the Green Party opposition claims more could have been done with the money.

Children from 10 Islington primary schools protested against climate change outside Islington town hall before marching to Highbury Fields on Friday.

Uber has rolled out 350 electric hire bikes in Islington as part of a pilot it hopes to emulate across London.

Islington's most famous allotment keeper is calling on green fingered volunteers to help grow food with the homeless at a Holloway community garden - and he has honoured Britain's first female black headteacher, which it's to be named after.

Neighbours of Highbury Fields are furious at the mess left by the crowds who descend on the park every time the sun shines.

An Elthorne youth worker who lives yards away from the spot a teenager was stabbed in on Monday is premiering his new anti-knife crime movie this week.

TfL's plan to build a giant staircase for people who want to sit in the middle of Old Street roundabout has been panned by Islington and Hackney councils.

"Jeremy Corbyn - we need you to help us in this global fight and be a hero," said child eco-campaigners gathered outside his Islington North consituency office yesterday.

The community is celebrating "historic" changes to Highbury Corner after the gyratory was fully reopened to two-way traffic for the first time in 60 years on Easter Monday.

An Archway campaigner who was arrested while protesting against climate change has dismissed the campaigners who chained themselves to Jeremy Corbyn's garden gate as "baffling" and off-message.

A 100-metre "concreteberg" weighing the same as a blue whale came to block three major sewers beneath the streets of Islington - spelling travel mayhem for Islington neighbours until at least June.

The community is "split 50-50" after an "iconic" skateboard ramp was ripped out of the abandoned railway track linking Finsbury Park and Highgate by Islington Council earlier this month.

An Archway charity that recycles unwanted toys toured Grenadian schools with puppet shoes and classroom supplies to help boost pupils' literacy and storytelling this half-term.

Emily Thornberry was collared three times by constituents asking her about Brexit before she'd walked the Gazette back to her Barnbury constituency office on Thursday.

School children protested against climate change outside Islington Town Hall before joining protesters at Parliament on Friday.

Rangers are set to be stationed in Finsbury Park from this month in an effort to drive out criminals, Haringey Council has confirmed.

A "fabulous" competition searching for Islington's best horticultural creations is now open for submissions.

Road closures will be in place on the A1 this weekend as the Highbury Corner work enters its final stages - more than a decade after first being signed off.

Clergy at a Highbury church will be hoping the good lord shines a light on them after solar panels were installed on the roof.

A group of campaigners risked their lives and formed a human bike lane at the junction of Old Street and Central Street yesterday to protest the "hostile" conditions for cyclists in Islington.

Islington's street sweepers have been honoured for their "outstanding service delivery" - a year after the council introduced a new cleaning system.

Old Street and Clerkenwell Road will be shut to through traffic if ambitious new plans to make the area safer for cyclists and pedestrians go ahead.

Hundreds of Islington students demonstrated against climate change today as they marched through Highbury Fields to make their voices heard.

A veteran actor has accused Upper Street's famous King's Head Theatre of having the worst backstage conditions he's seen in 50 years - but the venue has defended its hospitality.

Lorries heavier than 3.5 tonnes will no longer be able to use Drayton Park as Islington Council looks to reduce congestion and improve air quality.

Eco-activists are urging Islington Council to declare a climate emergency and commit to slashing the borough's greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2030.

Cabbies have held talks with the mayor of Hackney over their campaign to reverse the ban on polluting vehicles around Shoreditch and Old Street, the Gazette can reveal.

Parents and children made their voices heard about climate change as they joined a climate change protest in Islington.

Islington unveiled its first public highway water fountain in Old Street today so passers-by can stop for free refills rather than buying single use plastic bottles.

Islington Council is consulting on a new byelaw to give officers the power to "extinguish, seize or dispose of" barbecues burning in restricted areas of Highbury Fields.

When members of the Jewish community moved out of the cramped East End and into Islington in the 18th and 19th centuries some said "Heichner Fenster": a Yiddish term which, in German dialect, means tall window.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Wireless promoter Live Nation has been given the green light to carry on holding the festival in Finsbury Park after a licensing review - but extra security will be on the streets and artists will be "encouraged" not to swear.

A multi-billion-pound gas company has bowed to opposition and abandoned plans to partially astroturf the historic Canonbury Square Gardens.

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