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An anti-Brexit campaigner performed a one-man show outside Dominic Cummings’ Islington home on Wednesday (July 8).

Islington Council has called for the residency test part of Universal Credit to be suspended during the coronavirus pandemic.

The number of Islington residents claiming Universal Credit skyrocketed by 110 per cent in two months of coronavirus lockdown.

Campaigners are continuing in their fight to save a “little forest” in Islington from the axe, two years after the plans were given the given light.

A pub in Islington received a visit from the government’s business secretary ahead of its post-lockdown opening.

Green-fingered Islington neighbours are rallying the troops to save mini-gardens planted by the community in pallets on the road.

A judge has ordered Islington Council to hand over information and documents amid a long-running dispute about a controversial development site.

Cars are being “permitted” to skirt double yellow lines on an Islington road by parking on the pavement.

An application for a new gambling games shop near Finsbury Park has been rejected.

A High Court judge has ruled that Islington Council did not properly notify a homeless man when terminating his temporary accommodation.

A judicial review in the high court is being sought over the failure of the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to investigate alleged breaches of lockdown rules by the prime minister’s adviser, Dominic Cummings.

Islington Town Hall was illuminated green to mark the anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Islington Council’s leader has defended the administration’s handling of town hall finances in the wake of revelations about the salaries of agency staff.

Jeremy Corbyn claims the government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic has been a “shambles” – and says Dominic Cummings exerts a “strange” level of power over Boris Johnson.

A Willesden Green man has launched a crowdfunder to pay for a judicial review into why Dominic Cummings has not been penalised for breaking lockdown laws.

Islington Council is paying some interim workers more than £100 per hour – at a time when it’s more cash-strapped than ever due to the Covid-19 crisis.

The ban on evictions has been extended by the government for another two months amid the Covid-19 crisis.

The leader of Islington Council only knows of two people from the borough who have gone through the government’s test and trace system – and claims it’s sending the local authority “c*** data”.

Campaigners claim a developer has disregarded four “crucial issues” around a landmark housing plan for the former Holloway Prison site.

Emily Thornberry has urged the government to immediately stop exporting riot gear to the US – if it’s being used to “attack unarmed protesters and journalists” in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

Islington Council has backed Unison’s calls for care workers to be guaranteed full pay for “sickness and isolation” – but says central government must foot the tab.

Islington National Education Union estimates just a “handful” of schools in the borough will welcome back all students in reception, Year 1 and Year 6 this week.

Campaigners are calling for rent arrears accumulated during the Covid-19 lockdown to be scrapped – with central government instead reimbursing small landlords via grants.

Families who could not visit loved ones on their death beds have reacted to Dominic Cummings’ alleged breach of lockdown rules.

Dominic Cummings was quizzed by the media on Monday about his trip from Islington to County Durham, where he stayed at his parents’ farm despite lockdown restrictions.

Islington Council pays women an 8% higher median hourly wage than men – but Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) workers earn less on average than their white colleagues.

Grassroots music venues in Islington are struggling to survive the “devastating” effects of the Covid-19 lockdown – and warn the UK’s culture will be diminished if they go bust.

A feminist direct action group has accused a housing association of a “lack of transparency in its decision making” over plans for a women’s centre on the former Holloway Prison site.

Parents and trade unions fear it won’t be safe to reopen primary schools next month and could “cause a second wave” of Covid-19.

Campaigners say it be would an “outrageous” betrayal if the government scraps the triple lock on state pensions.

The leader of Islington Council says gradual improvements to the government’s Covid-19 testing regime are “too little, too late”.

Islington Council will bailout its leisure centre provider so it doesn’t “fail” due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Work from home “wherever possible”, wear a face mask and “do not expect to return to the transport network you were used to before” – that’s the message from Transport for London (TfL) after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an easing of lockdown restrictions for workers in some industries on Sunday evening.

At least two survivors of historic abuse in Islington’s children’s homes have died during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Officers behind the rapid transformation of the Sobell Centre into a hub where food aid parcels are being received and distributed from have been thanked for their “trojan efforts”.

The mayor of Islington has attended Somaliland’s Covid-19 committee while waiting for her delayed flight home to the UK.

There was a 68% increase in people claiming for Universal Credit in Islington between March 11 and April 23.

There was “bad feeling” at a meeting between Labour councillors where a vote narrowly passed to create a new executive position, the Gazette understands.

Jeremy Corbyn has backed calls for a Universal Basic Income (UBI) to support people through the Covid-19 crisis – and beyond.

The by-election to replace Claudia Webbe as a Bunhill councillor has been delayed until May next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The leader of Islington Council says extra government funding announced on Friday will “keep the wolf from the door” and protect key services, for now.

Jeremy Corbyn and the campaign group he co-founded to protect the Whittington Hospital have a special message they want you to display during the “clap for carers” next Thursday.

The leader of Islington Council has called on the government to wipe local authorities’ debts – and he’s warned of “catastrophic consequences” to public services if the government fails to make further funding available during the pandemic.

A leading domestic abuse charity says the £750million of extra funding for frontline third sector organisations announced on Wednesday is “fantastic” – but should have come sooner.

Thousands of schoolchildren are at risk of going hungry over the Easter school holidays during the pandemic because they aren’t eligible for the government’s food voucher scheme, it has emerged.

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