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Cumberland Netball Club dug deep to claim a 65-61 win over Birmingham club Linden in their latest Premier League outing at the weekend.

West Hampstead youngster Ben Jones helped Great Britain’s university tennis team bag a silver medal at the Master ‘U BNP Paribas event in France.

Set in 1988, Dandelion tells the story of two LGBTQ people and their struggle to adapt to an uncertain new world. It opens at King’s Head Theatre this weekend.

The folks at Brewhouse & Kitchen have every reason to raise a beer in celebration after the company achieved two high-profile successes in the same week.

The Ham&High columnist reminds us of our deep rooted connection to trees as he writs about Poplar’s missing poplars

Councillors met with pupils from a Finsbury primary school to celebrate a commitment to resettle 100 asylum-seeking children over the next 10 years.

Jordan Nobbs, the world class Arsenal and England midfielder will miss the 2019 Women’s World Cup after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee it has been confirmed.

Research from the MS Society has shown that 60 per cent of people who live with multiple sclerosis feel lonely – that’s 12 times the national average.

Councillors will clash over the best way to influence a Brexit negotiations they have no direct control over at a town hall meeting tonight (Thu).

More than 50 volunteers scoured the roads of Islington to count rough sleepers and create a “snapshot” of the borough’s street homeless population on Friday.

Jamaican police searching for a missing Islington woman have found a body, according to a parish police chief.

Inland surfing set for London?

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Surfing could be coming to London, according to plans announced by Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (LVRPA) and inland surfing specialists, The Wave.

“School streets” are designed to encourage parents to walk or cycle with their children to school by removing cars, reducing pollution and creating a sociable community-focussed atmosphere at the school gate at drop off and pick up each day, writes Cllr Caroline Russell (Green), Highbury East.

The Islington Street Cricket Project won the NatWest No Boundaries award at the Chance to Shine awards last week.

Islington has more people treated under the mental health act than anywhere else in England, according to “shocking” new NHS stats.

The Metropolitan Police are warning internet shoppers across north London to stay alert and avoid being a victim of fraud ahead of one of the busiest days of the year for online shopping.

Arsenal youngsters continued to impress while wearing the Three Lions for England’s age-group teams during the international break.

Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi admits Danny Welbeck’s serious ankle injury could force the club to rethink their January transfer plans.

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.

Arsenal’s Nobbs ruled out for season

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Arsenal Women’s Jordan Nobbs has been ruled out of the rest of the WSL season and could miss next summer’s World Cup in France after rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament, writes Joshua Bunting.

England hosted Croatia at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Arsenal Women look to make it a perfect 10

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Unbeaten Arsenal Women will look for a 10th straight win in all competitions when they return to action with a trip to Everton this weekend.

A man has been convicted over the “senseless” stabbing of a Dutch man in Camden Lock in 2016.

Burhan Sonmez had survived an attempted murder by police in Turkey before he was exiled in Britain and supported by an Islington charity.

When the sound of rockets was heard across north London on November 11, 1918, some feared for their lives.

The Royal British Legion has been helping veterans and their families for almost 100 years.

The big news last month was from the climate change experts, writes Nicola Bird, Islington Green.

Cumberland Netball club have gone back to their winning ways with a hard-fought win against Essex Open, bouncing back after a loss to top of the table Hucclecote last week.

Freddie Ljungberg’s Arsenal U21 side travelled to Forest Green Rovers in the Checkatrade Trophy on Wednesday evening. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report on a bitterly cold night in deepest Gloucestershire.

A playful comedy which gives ageing a good kick up the arse is on all this week at the Pleasance Theatre.

An incoming Islington film school will “reflect the diversity and cultural richness of London”, according to the illustrious names in the movie industry backing the project.

Islington’s rough sleeper population has surged by close to 40 per cent in the past three months, according to City Hall stats.

Former Great Britain manager and goalkeeping coach, John Hurst who helped the team win gold at the Rio Olympics, will be offering goalkeeping hopefuls training on Sunday 18 November from 2.30pm to 4.30pm on the Olympic pitch in Lee Valley (Stratford, London).

Arsenal announced a new partnership this week, which sees renowned Italian coffee company The Lavazza Group joining as its official coffee partner in the UK.

Untold Stories New Writing Festival brings a fresh line-up of work from emerging playwrights to the Pleasance Theatre next weekend.

A Clerkenwell estate was created with “a vision that council housing can be of the best possible quality” – and its design could provide a blueprint for building homes beyond the borrowing cap.

Islington business chiefs have welcomed the “much needed relief” after Philip Hammond slashed business rates for small firms in Monday’s Budget.

Arsenal U21 boss Freddie Ljungberg has been speaking after his side’s trip to Cheltenham Town in the Checkatrade Trophy. Read on for an extensive Q&A with the Gunners legend

A record crowd of 85,870 NFL fans descended on Wembley Stadium to enjoy an electric atmosphere as the Philadelphia Eagles sealed a 24-18 victory against Jacksonville Jaguars, writes Jacob Ranson.

Highbury Community Nursery has become the first childcare setting in Islington to be awarded Millie’s Mark.

Hate crimes against Islington’s disabled, LGBTQ+ and Jewish communities surged in the past 12 months – but Islamaphobic incidents have nearly halved.

TeamUp to help London PE teachers

Monday, October 29, 2018

Ensuring PE lessons are fun and engaging is a key way of ensuring girls get the most out of sport during school and develop passions that will continue beyond.

Washington Wizards and NBA All-Stars duo John Wall and Bradley Beal are excited about being given the chance to play a match against the New York Knicks in London.

The talented all-rounder claimed two accolades during a dinner at Lord’s Nursery Pavilion

Hannah Somerville’s investigation into the deaths of homeless people in Islington makes extremely sad reading.

Islington Council is backing businsses in their “save our shops” campaign, which calls on the chancellor to slash business rates for the borough’s smallest firms.

Islington Council is three years away from making serious cuts to front-line services without a government u-turn on funding, leader Richard Watts told the Gazette.

A star photographer reflects on his expectations of England, industrial action, and how he flourished while working at the UK’s first national black newspaper in Newington Green.

North Middlesex and Hampstead had players in the Timed Cricket and Limited Overs Cricket teams of the season

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