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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.

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 what his take on the injury to Hector Bellerin 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.

It’s true what they say it’s not over until the last whistle, which would be the best way to describe the NBA 2019 London Game.

When a young out-of-work DJ and producer came across Tileyard Studios in Kings’ Cross six years ago, he was given the opportunity to hone his skills free of charge.

An Old Street publican is urging the community to make more “generous donations” to his new collection point for Islington Food Bank.

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal feels London is becoming a hub for American sports ahead of his side’s clash with New York Knicks this weekend.

Gifted youngsters were given medals and grants during a glitzy community awards ceremony at Islington Assembly Hall on Tuesday.

Washington Wizards point-guard Tomas Satoransky believes the NBA 2019 UK match against the New York Knicks at London’s O2 Arena will be an ‘unknown’.

New York Knicks center Luke Kornet is excited to have the opportunity of playing in the NBA UK match this week.

Union chiefs fear plans to franchise the Upper Holloway Crown post office will dilute workers rights, threaten their pensions and lower customer standards – and they are organising a protest for January 26.

The singer-songwriter from Hertford is hotly tipped as one of the most exciting acts to look out for in 2019. Ahead of his debut album release in April, Ten Tonnes will play a handful of live shows including a date at Scala in February.

Islington has became “the first council in the country” to pledge it will reimburse all its EU national workers who successfully register their right to remain in the UK after Brexit.

Vulnerable children from Hackney and Islington are being groomed to deal drugs hundreds of miles away – and rented out to gangs.

Arsenal are tracking Hector Herrera. Read on for ten facts about the player who has already tasted glory in England.

A pioneering housing model founded on the belief that a home is a basic human right is being trialled by Islington Council.

Stressed and confused by a stack of court fines he had inherited from his late brother, north Londoner David spiralled into ill health and loneliness.

An imam who asked people not to hurt a far-right terrorist after he ploughed his car into worshippers in Finsbury Park has been commended for his bravery in the New Year’s Honours list.

An Islington library boss is to be awarded the British Empire Medal in recognition of nearly 40 years spent working in the community.

Emily Thornberry helped postal workers sort parcels at a Holloway sorting office last week – and she told the Gazette she wants a good Brexit deal and nationalised Royal Mail for Christmas.

A woman left infertile after bungled tests at the Whittington failed to spot that she had cervical cancer has been awarded the cost of having children by surrogate in the USA.

An Islington man who was detained on death row in his native Ethiopia for four years is spending his first Christmas of freedom with his family since the ordeal.

A union rep has lambasted the “heartless” Mothercare chain for the planned closure of its Holloway Road branch which leaves staff faced with redundancy or relocation.

Simon Russell Beale’s nuanced performance carries Hill-Gibbins’ heavily abridged, heavy handed production

A Finsbury Park plumbing firm has joined a network of more than 200 businesses helping to find missing children.

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has today opened the public ballot for 2019’s international Test Matches at Lord’s, including the second England v Australia Specsavers Ashes Test.

A Christmas appeal is raising cash to support “hundreds of homeless young people” in King’s Cross and the surrounding area over the festive period.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

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.

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