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A housing association based in Islington has curated an art show allowing their creative residents to exhibit work alongside a clutch of professional artists.

A singer-songwriter has penned the “dramatic history” of a rowdy pub and pleasure house in Highbury – and hopes his songs can redeem its immoral past by raising money for the mayor of Islington’s chosen charities.

Older people living in Islington can now apply for an “afternoon of food, fun and joy” at the Christmas feast on December 12.

While many expert commentators will soon begin announcing their tips and pointers for 2019, we offer only one: to keep an eye out for Kate Maxwell’s debut novel.

After an altercation with a bouncer outside a central London nightclub in March 2012, Julio Osorio was handed a five-year sentence in Wandsworth Prison.

Eastenders actor and Celebrity Masterchef winner John Partridge will be switching on the Archway Christmas lights.

Schoolchildren who escaped the fire which gutted the Highbury Leisure Centre were rewarded for their bravery with a meeting with the Mayor of Islington.

A Clerkenwell exhibition remembers what life was like “on Islington’s home front” during the First World War – it’s an essential experience ahead of Sunday’s centenary.

Children and veterans were among hundreds of people who marched together down Upper Street as part of celebrations marking the centenary of the Armistice yesterday.

A chatty Big Issue seller who died alone in a hostel room. A table tennis-playing “teddy bear” who killed himself. At least four people who were homeless in Islington have died over the last 12 months, but no one is recording their deaths.

A walk through history will raise cash for the mayor of Islington’s chosen charities on Sunday.

A “cowardly career criminal” who held vulnerable women at knifepoint during a six-week spree robbing shops has been jailed.

A diverse group of artists from London are taking part in a new exhibition set to run until Sunday November 4 at Islington’s The Millinery Works.

A mother and her severely disabled daughter have been left “housebound” for three years because it’s too dangerous for them to use the stairs in their Tufnell Park block.

A home-made “burglar alarm” installed by the then mayor of Islington Candy Atherton had immediate results.

A man has been charged with murdering Kaltoun Saleh who died following a fire on the Andover Estate in Finsbury Park.

This weekend, TfL is celebrating the half-century of the Victoria line. Ahead of that celebration, we spoke to the transport body’s former heritage chief, Mike Ashworth, for the lowdown on its origins.

Born and raised in Islington, the revered music journalist Barry Cain is also a real talent when it comes to fiction writing. His first novel – The Types of Wrath – is available now.

A Caribbean celebration brought carnival vibes and “sunshine” to a Finsbury Park day centre on Friday.

Arts & Media School Islington students are “ready to make their mark on the world”, according to Islington Council’s education chief.

A Highbury academy’s class of 18’ today breathed a collective sigh of relief after they overcame new exams to achieve some stellar GCSE results.

A “stirring and fiercely patriotic” song about Islington has been unearthed and performed a century after its composer died in France during the First World War.

Transport bosses were today scrambling to defend Highbury’s famous The Garage music venue after a backlash against plans to demolish it and expand the Tube station.

There has been a troubling amount of news coverage regarding the rise in violent crimes in recent weeks, much of it taking place in inner city London, including Islington, and almost always involving young men.

An Islington councillor last night called for the town hall to stop a homeless shelter opening in Upper Holloway.

Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Ben Kinsella’s murder. His sister, Brooke, spoke frankly to James Morris about the impact it continues to have on her family and the state of knife crime in Islington in 2018.

With an exhibition running at Islington Museum until Tuesday, the Gazette finds out how our borough played a part in fighting the oppression of black South Africans.

Islington has its first “word garden”, where the benches are covered in poetry and the plants are designed for people with sensory impairments to enjoy.

Survivors of horrific abuse in Islington’s kids’ homes are fighting for compensation decades after at least 100 were allegedly brutalised under the council’s care.

This time last year the Gazette published a front page exclusive reporting on shocking revelations about an ex-mayor of Islington’s past links to pro-paedophile groups.

The Islington Gazette and St Mary’s Church hosted a good local poll hustings on April 23, writes Ivor Kenna, Compton Street, Clerkenwell.

TfL says it received 2,823 responses to the survey it carried out in 2016 about the proposed plans to pedestrianise the west side of Highbury Corner, writes Tim Sayer MBE, Battledean Road, Islington.

A remarkable teenager who travelled to Britain on his own and now helps give a voice to kids in care leads the pack at tonight’s civic awards.

People are being urged to donate Easter eggs to a storage firm’s annual appeal, which this year will support Hackney Food Bank.

The teenager who attacked six moped riders across Hackney, Islington and Stratford in 70 minutes with a powerful corrosive has been jailed for more than a decade.

It’s hard to imagine now, but the Cally used to have one of the world’s most famous markets. One day you could buy a coffin, the next you’d see a rampaging bull on the loose. The Gazette trawls the archives and tells the story of the market from 1852 to 1964.

Islington Museum curator Roz Currie tells Emma Bartholomew why she wants to hear what life was like for women locked up in Holloway Prison, before it shut two years ago

An Islington man has started a lone crusade to rid every pub, bar and restaurant in the borough of plastic straws.

A top lawyer leading a new public inquiry into alleged historic links between an ex-mayor of Islington and a pro-paedophile group today appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

Islington Survivors Network has received donations totalling £320 since the Gazette’s front page appeal, but it desperately needs more.

Every Monday morning Elizabeth Madrid kisses her husband Colin Jones goodbye not knowing if it will be the day she is locked up and sent for deportation.

A trio of Islington teenagers are drawing inspiration from the plight of the Suffragettes as they take their first steps into politics.

A landmark inquiry into alleged historic links between a former mayor of Islington and pro-paedophile groups has been opened by a top barrister – thanks to a Gazette investigation.

Islington Council has appointed a top family lawyer to begin its probe into a former mayor’s alleged links to a pro-paedophile group.

Inner London’s first trampoline park will finally open this weekend at the Sobell Leisure Centre.

The first baby-friendly co-working space in London is set to open in Farringdon.

Islington hate crime victims were suffering in silence – because they were afraid of the police.

Spear Islington has spent a year providing young people with the skills they need to find work. To mark its first birthday. The Gazette spoke to two of the Cally project’s most recent graduates to find out how it kickstarted their careers.

As Gary Power points out, it’s rare to see an artist in the middle of the street behind an easel. He tells the Gazette the story of his Canonbury street art.

Believe it or not, it’s a year since the town hall and the Gazette asked you to nominate Islington’s biggest community champions for the 2017 civic awards.

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