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Feminist direct action group Sisters Uncut have marked International Women’s Day by replacing Tube adverts with poems written by survivors of domestic abuse and state violence.

On March 26, Northern Ballet’s latest creation – Victoria – arrives at Sadler’s Wells. Directed and Choreographed by Cathy Marston, this latest creation focuses on the life of one of history’s most intriguing women. We spoke to Cathy ahead of the show’s five-day run in London.

It took workers in 1963 a single Bank Holiday weekend to rip up Oxford Circus, replace the crossroads with a steel cage, concrete over it, and start excavations for the Victoria line.

A 22-year-old man has been charged with trespassing on the tracks at Finsbury Park Tube station – an incident which brought service to a halt during rush-hour last week.

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.

His name was Callum, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

In your history column of August 30, 2018, there is great praise for the inception and construction of the London Underground’s Victoria line, writes Barry J Page, Goderich, Ontario, Canada (former Islingtonian).

Which of the following do you think TfL should have approached the Gazette about?

North London CC had a special visitor this week in the shape of Australian great Merv Hughes.

Johan de Silva reflected on the Shepherd’s Cot clubs loss last weekend and looked ahead to their derby at North Middlesex

My first memories of the Commonwealth Games are from 1982, catching a glimpse of ‘Breakfast from Brisbane’ on TV before heading off to school.

The loyalty of Arsenal fans knows no bounds. Grampian Gooner – aka Danny Coyle – shares the trials and tribulations in braving the Beast from the East and Storm Emma during his epic trip from northern Scotland to England’s south coast to see his beloved team lose 2-1 to Brighton on Sunday.

Business chiefs have welcomed the news that the Night Overground service is extending to Canonbury and Highbury and Islington from Friday.

I thoroughly enjoyed reading James Morris’s account of “the lost hospital” in Liverpool Road, writes Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes, representative Deputy Lieutenant for Islington.

We are in full agreement with Clare Palmer in supporting projects like Windsor Street, writes Anne and Tom Tickell, Brecknock Road, Kentish Town.

A woman who fell asleep at Finsbury Park station on Sunday woke up to find a pervert kissing her.

We are a group of Islington council workers and residents calling on Islington Council to immediately freeze any new investments in fossil fuels, write 25 Islington Council workers and nine members of the public in an open letter to the chair and deputy chairman of the Islington pension fund sub-committee.

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