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Jeremy Corbyn this week told the Gazette climate change is a social justice issue and a "green new deal" will financially as well as environmentally benefit people in Islington.

Grassroots women's football clubs are being denied access to primetime training spaces on Islington pitches by a system they say favours block booking by better-established men's teams.

A Muswell Hill charity is working with the Whittington Hospital to improve the how young people with autism experience healthcare.

An investigation by health chiefs has found that accidentally connecting a patient to medical air rather than oxygen did not contribute to their death.

Plans to redevelop Whittington Hospital's old Waterlow Building and replace it with a temporary educational facility will go before councillors next week.

Peabody is investigating allegations its contractors called a disabled women living in the Cally a "dummy" - during a 10-month project to fix her damp flat.

Finsbury Park Mosque is encouraging places of worship to become more inclusive for autistic children.

A beloved Big Issue seller known for his gentle character and "wonderful" conversation has died.

A dog was beaten and abandoned in a river before developing a six-inch tumour in his chest - and now the Archway couple who saved him are crowdfunding to cover his medical costs.

Homeless people accessed essential services and danced to drum and bass on banging sound systems at a one-stop shop festival in Finsbury Park yesterday.

A Highbury woman had her right leg amputated on Tuesday last week to escape the agony of a rare nerve condition.

Eco campaigners rallied against an Upper Street venue's "dreadful decision" to host the World Aviation Festival.

Precautionary works are being carried out on a block of flats in Newington Green that doesn't meet government safety standards.

The woman who stormed the Islington in Bloom awards last night says the "healing" powers of gardening have comforted her through two tumours and mental health issues.

An outreach worker has slammed Network Rail for "dragging out" maintenance work under Stroud Green Bridge for "months" at the expense of rough sleepers and pedestrians.

People in Islington could struggle to access life saving cancer drugs, fuel and fresh food if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal on Halloween, warns the council leader.

Neighbours will be able to view plans for the new mental health hospital at the Whittington, in a series of sessions later this month.

A think tank founded by Iain Duncan Smith has blasted Islington Council for "slashing addiction treatment" - but it acknowledges central government cuts have precipitated the public health "epidemic".

Islington councillors are urging Sadiq Khan to make all buses operating from a Holloway depot zero emissions models by 2020.

A St Mary Magdalene Academy student who was knocked off his bike and broke his arm weeks before sitting his GCSE exams has called for more cycle lanes and speed bumps.

A developer is seeking planning permission from Islington Council so it has the option of turning a shop into a fitness centre.

A long simmering beef over barbecues in Highbury Fields shows little sign of cooling off, with a byelaw set to be voted through next month giving council officers the power to put them out.

Lonely pensioners have slammed the town hall's proposal to demolish Holloway's Drovers Centre as "disgraceful" and a "chronic shame".

Plans to convert a historical workhouse and hospital into homes will be "one of the most important decisions the planning committee ever makes," a councillor has claimed.

Air quality will audits will begin at more Islington schools as the council aims to protect children's health.

An Islington woman who was trapped in her house with a 5ft "bone crushing" python on Tuesday night has told of her real life "horror movie".

People can now give feedback on Islington's "bold vision" for transport in the borough over the next 20 years.

A soon-to-be homeless man with a history of depression and deliberate drug overdoses isn't vulnerable enough to qualify for priority housing, according to Islington Council and its private medical advisor.

Benefit claimants often feel disrespected, discriminated against and pressured to take unsuitable work at job centres in Islington, according to a survey.

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home was born from a sickly mutt being spoon fed warm port in a Canonbury Square Kitchen, so the story goes.

An award-winning carer says she's struggling to get by on her zero-hour contact and the government should give everyone in her sector a pay rise.

Canonbury Primary School is lobbying Islington Council to "combat traffic chaos and pollution" caused by Highbury Corner by widening pavements and installing fixed cycle lanes.

Islington's highest ranking police officer is "acutely conscious" of the violent crime wave gripping Finsbury Park and has pledged do something about it.

Youngsters will be able to try their hand at 20 different sports and activities in Highbury Fields as Go Islington returns for a seventh year.

The NHS trust that runs the Whittington Hospital has named its new chair following the resignation of former Islington Council leader Steve Hitchins.

A moped rider collided with a man on an electric scooter in Rosebery Avenue on Saturday and fled before police arrived.

Primary school pupils across Islington were taught about knife crime, victim support and stranger danger as part of a safety scheme led by local police.

Care workers' "incredible and often overlooked" efforts to support vulnerable people in Islington were celebrated at the council's annual Dignity in Care Awards on Monday.

Osborne Grove Nursing Home will be demolished and replaced with a £30.8million 70-bed facility, after Haringey Council's cabinet approved the project.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) has issued a probation notice to Nag's Head Market, restricting its first floor capacity to 60 people due to unaddressed fire risks - days after a private firm ruled it safe.

The Health and Safety Executive inspected The Bridge Secondary School due to "concerns about the management and treatment of Legionella bacteria risk" - but inspectors are now satisfied its being dealt with.

A mother and refugee is desperately pleaing with the Home Office to allow her "hero" son to join her in this country.

The chair of the Whittington Health Trust, Steve Hitchins, has stood down.

Islington Council still has 28 children placed in unregulated accommodation a year after a calling for new laws following the death of Lance Scott Walker.

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