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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.

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.

Potentially dangerous bacteria have been found in the water supply serving a special needs academy and youth club in Tufnell Park.

The number of people using Islington Food Bank has soared by more than 2,000 per cent in the past seven years due to "welfare reforms, austerity and Universal Credit", councillors claim.

Ollie Rayner is hoping his decision to join Kent on long-term loan will spark the start to the latest chapter of a county career that already spans 14 seasons.

A residential detox centre in Islington providing support for those with drug and alcohol problems has closed, citing lack of funds.

Camden and Islington (C&I) NHS Trust pledges no beds will be lost through controversial plans to sell NHS land in King's Cross and build a new mental health unit in Archway.

A family in Farringdon Road say communal waste left spewing out near their bedroom window for more than a month has made their children ill.

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.

Camden Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is consulting on plans to move Moorfields Eye Hospital to St Pancras.

Islington's new mayor pledges she'll "campaign for the voiceless" and lobby central government for more resources to fund mental health services.

Elderly people living in a mental health residential home could suffer when the management of the service changes hands, a report states.

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.

Mice droppings, cockroaches and concerns over the storage and preparation of raw fish have been highlighted by health inspectors in relation to two popular St John Street eateries.

Pensioners at a Finsbury Park care home enjoyed a "beautiful and touching" opera performance as part of a new music therapy scheme.

"Did the maggots come first or the blue bottles?" asked irate neighbours living in a Holloway sheltered housing complex where "rancid" rubbish was left to rot due to an admin error.

An Islington broadcaster and neurosurgeon both finished the London Marathon within minutes of each other to raise a combined £23,000 for The National Brain Appeal.

A Holloway woman is running 12 marathons in 12 months to support charity campaigning to bring the male suicide rate down.

The benefits reading can have on mental health were highlighted at an NHS event to mark World Book Night.

Islington's growing dependence on food banks has been laid bare in "scandalous" data published by The Trussell Trust today.

A "mischievous" three-year-old who loved drawing died from unknown causes in hospital earlier this month - and her bereaved Canonbury mother is crowdfunding so she can afford her funeral costs.

"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.

Islington's health services have defended their gender pay gaps showing male staff earning more than women.

Chrysanthemums, sunflowers and oak trees have been named as some of the worst plants that trigger hay fever allergies.

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.

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.

A grieving grandmother has been inspired to write poetry again after visits from primary school pupils as part of an enrichment programme for the children.

Jeremy Corbyn is a busy man. But, away from the tumult of Brexit and his quest to dethrone Theresa May and implement a socialist government, the Labour leader squeezed in a constituency chat with the Gazette. For half-an-hour he dropped matters of state to talk about the issues facing people on the streets and estates of Islington North, which he has represented as MP since 1983.

Artwork created by a mental health patient is now being displayed at the NHS centre where she was treated in the hope of inspiring others.

Flats are so overcrowded in a Hornsey Rise council estate that more than 10 families are being forced to sleep in their kitchens, claims one single mother.

The director of an Archway charity offering free therapy to "vulnerable women" says its services will be in greater demand than ever when a similar facility in Holloway is forced to close this week.

Eighteen new nursing associates trained on a pilot programme will now begin caring for the community at centres run by Whittington Health NHS Trust.

A child abuse survivor living in Essex Road was forced to live off just £4 a fortnight because of a benefits error that took three years to put right.

Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry are seething over the imminent closure of a historic Holloway women's centre - they say its "tragic" loss is just the latest mental health service casualty to central government cuts.

This is the moment an Arsenal fan who suffered a "widow maker" heart attack during the north London derby was reunited with the hero medics who saved his life.

As King's Cross charity New Horizon Youth Centre continues its crusade against youth homelessness, its latest plans include making sure Londoners remember April Fool's Day isn't always funny - and tentatively trying to build a new homelessness shelter.

The original whistleblower on Islington's kids' home scandal has condemned Boris Johnson's "disgraceful" assertion that investigating historic child abuse is a waste of resources.

Hundreds of e-bikes are to be rolled out in Islington and positioned near major stations around the borough.

A family of an Archway pensioner have had a £1,700 care bill waived by the council after they complained he'd been neglected by the private agency tasked with looking after him before he died.

Activists rallied against the "rapid dissection of the NHS" at a public meeting of the Keep Our NHS Public (KONP) campaign at Islington Town Hall on Monday night.

Universal Credit claimants in Islington are nearly twice as likely to be in arrears as those on Housing Benefit - and those in debt owe three times more under the new system, the Gazette can reveal.

The leader of Islington Council is one of the people who will address the Islington Keep our NHS Public (KONP) event on Monday.

BT and its partner InLinkUK have temporarily suspended free calls to mobiles from three Finsbury Park telephone boxes due to fears they're creating "misery" by facilitating drug deals.

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