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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.

Beth Mead has flourished for Arsenal Women this season despite taking on a new role in the team. Read Art De Roche's exclusive interview with the Gunners and England star.

It was out with the old and in with the new on Monday morning, as Great Northern travellers got to use the new class 717s for the first time.

The chief exec of Muslim Welfare House has spoken of his relief after a Brexit fanatic who assaulted Jeremy Corbyn was jailed for 28 days.

A winter of tinkering means Nick Gubbins can't wait to spearhead the quest for runs in a new era at Middlesex.

I don't blame anyone for wanting to buy their council house.

More than three thousand council houses bought under right to buy in Islington have been re-sold at a collective profit of £861million, new figures have revealed.

History buff John Leo Waters runs the Archway Revisited Facebook group, where people share their memories of the area. Here he recounts Mr Van Hooydonk's journey from Brussels to Islington, Hampstead and Highgate at the turn of the last century.

A Cally gang member who orchestrated the "barbaric" murder of young dad Nashon Esbrand was imprisoned for a minimum of 23 years at the Old Bailey today.

More than 29,000 people in Islington have signed a Brexit petition calling for Britain to revoke Article 50 and remain in the European Union (EU).

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.

Miles Jupp gives a funny and very English account of the life of Mary Poppins actor David Tomnlinson

Now on at Upper Street's Hope Theatre, The Grenfell Project brings the hurt of that fateful night in June 2017 to the fore.

This year Islington Council was featured on Channel 5's Do The Right Thing, hosted by Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford. Eamonn, apparently a keen cyclist, asked Islington Council why Islington is the most expensive borough to to securely park a bicycle in England, writes Roderik Gonggrijp, Islington Green Party.

Food banks for stray cats are on the way in Islington after a small animal charity was given funding to expand its work.

Arsenal's Beth Mead was among the goalscorers as England Women won the SheBelieves Cup for the first time in the Untied States.

The chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque has condemned an assault on Jeremy Corbyn during a visit to promote community relations yesterday.

The community came together at a memorial service at St Mary's Church last night to mark the second anniversary of the death of Jonathon "JJ" McPhillips'.

The brothers behind Dalston cocktail bar Three Sheets are part of the team which has just launched Top Cuvée; a wine bar and bistro on Highbury's Blackstock Road.

Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five, the world's biggest five-a-side tournament, is back for 2019 with the tournament kicking off in Shoreditch next month.

"Going out with an orchestra would have bankrupted us," Bob Stanley says of Saint Etienne's 1994 heyday.

Town hall chiefs published a report detailing the extent of county lines crime and other types of modern slavery in Islington this week.

The grandfather of Islington's soon-to-be education chief Kaya Comer-Schwartz was seized for putting furniture back into a Jewish family's home and taken to Dachau concentration camp. Here, she recounts his story of survival and not seeking revenge.

A developer has been slapped with a court bill of £60,000 for demolishing two Victorian villas in the Cally - including the home of Britain's first female dentist.

Culture secretary Jeremy Wright explains why local newspapers are so important

A Finsbury Park care home is hosting a free event for families and professionals caring for people living with dementia on today (Thurs).

Islington Council is "looking for alternatives" to a controversial private firm that concluded a homeless refugee who had been tortured was not vulnerable and did not qualify as being in "priority need" for housing.

A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

The family of a Highbury man who suffered "severe spinal injuries" after his car flipped over in Crete are fundraising to fly him back to England for specialist care.

A Holloway care centre still has made some progress since its last inspection but still "requires improvement", according to a report published last month.

Dozens of people picketed a controversial "anti-transgender" meeting on Tuesday night, billed as a discussion on "keeping women and children safe" from trans people.

At first glance, there's nothing out of the ordinary about Helen Thomas, the protagonist of Alexandra Sheppard's debut book: Oh My Gods.

A Trading Standards (TS) sting caught a Central Street corner shop selling high-strength cider to a child - and the business will have its licence reviewed next Tuesday.

An Old Street restaurateur offered a homeless man living in a tent in Stockwell a job after hearing about his situation on the radio.

Islington Council is celebrating LGBT History Month with "an amazing spread of activities" to honour the borough's proud history.

Islington' Council's new permanent street sleeping chief Sarah Turley speaks to Lucas Cumiskey about austerity, Universal Credit and short term tenancies and the impact they are having

According to Forbes, results of a recent Gallup poll show 'soccer' will soon be America's third favourite spectator sport.

Islington is Labour's heartland with a proud tradition of left-wing politics dating back to its origins as an outskirts-town where radicals and industrialists converged to conspire.

Valentine's Day is on the approach - do you have plans locked in? It's no problem if not, because we've rounded up a bunch of romantic things to do across Hackney and Islington.

A major exhibition of work by Sir Don McCullin has just launched at Tate Britain, offering a unique insight in to the great photographer's decorated and varied life behind the camera.

Lively, loud, and full of American sporting spirit would be how you could describe the atmosphere at The Blues Kitchen on Super Bowl Sunday.

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.

A 12-year-old with the UK's only known case of a rare genetic condition risks breaking her fragile bones every time she's carried up and down the steps to her Clerkenwell flat, claims her mother.

Detectives investigating a bottle thrown at a player during the north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham on December 19 have released an image of a man they want to speak to.

EXCLUSIVE: Former Gunner Viv Anderson has been speaking to Islington Gazette Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif. With Denis Suarez signing for the club read on for more from the respected ex-England defender.

The daughter of a Holocaust survivor shared his harrowing experiences with schoolchildren in the Islington Assembly Hall on Monday.

Former Arsenal star and England international Ray Parlour - the Romford Pele - dusted off his boots to join 5-a-side players as a surprise 10th man at GOALS Dagenham last week.

Islington will pocket the £80,000 it pledged to spend on EU workers' "settled status" fees after the Prime Minister this week backtracked and scrapped the cost to apply.

EXCLUSIVE: Former Arsenal, Manchester United and England right-back Viv Anderson has been speaking exclusively to the Islington Gazette's Gunners reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for his preview of United's clash with the North London giants on Friday and see our website all this week for much more from the popular Viv - who is taking part in Prostate Cancer UK's ride to Amsterdam this summer.

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