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Campaigners are fighting to block what will be one of the biggest incinerators in Europe from being built in north London. They tell Emma Bartholomew it will lock us into decades of low recycling rates, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions

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

Six months ago Debbie Thomas saw a poster for Slimming World and decided to give it a go.

Transport chiefs are at last consulting on a "missing link" portion of Cycle Superhighway 1 that will connect Hackney to Islington along Balls Pond Road.

A provider for vulnerable young people has pocketed more than £1m from councils including Islington despite running an unregulated facility for at least seven years.

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

I'm torn over the low-level outcry that greeted Islington Council's decision to broker a deal with Wireless Festival, and withdraw its formal submission to the licensing review.

The UK's first scheme banning the dirtiest vehicles from roads will be rolled out across areas of Shoreditch and Old Street in 10 days' time.

Homeless and vulnerable people will be offered health checks at a festival in Finsbury Park next month.

Hackney Council has urged Transport for London to scrap a series of "unacceptable" cuts to bus services that would see the 48 shelved completely and several others scaled back.

The 48 could be cancelled and a string of other Hackney and Islington bus routes slashed in length and frequency under radical secret plans.

Extra security in Hackney's streets over the Wireless weekend left Islington's Finsbury Park community having to contend with hundreds of drunk, noisy festivalgoers, the council has said.

A four-year standoff over a 100-yard stretch of road will finally end when a missing piece of Cycle Superhighway 1 is built - in spring 2019.

Today (Thu) is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS. It is one of the UK's proudest achievements and, I am pleased to add, was made possible by a Labour government, writes Cllr Osh Gantly.

Old Street roundabout could soon be the site of the UK's second tallest building - or a copy of Stonehenge.

It is not true that police chasing mopeds must stop if the riders remove their helmets, a top cop has insisted.

Clubbers and campaigners are preparing for another dance-off with Hackney Council over plans to bring in a midnight curfew for all new venues and clamp down further on openings in Shoreditch.

Cheeky councillors from Hackney were trying to grab a bit of Islington.

Baroness Hussein-Ece of Highbury was the first Turkish-Cypriot woman to be elected to public office in the UK. The Lib Dem equalities spokeswoman tells the Gazette what makes her tick.

This council administration is committed to making Islington a fairer place for all, writes Cllr Claudia Webbe, environment and transport boss, Islington Council.

Christmas can be a difficult time for care leavers, says Lemn Sissay. That's why he decided to start organising Christmas dinners for them

Superstar chef Nuno Mendes is to collaborate on a new restaurant opening near London Fields this winter called Mare Street Market.

Deliveroo is hiring 50 staff dedicated to ensuring the safety of its riders - in response to last month's acid attacks in Islington, Hackney and Stratford.

Another Wireless Festival, another weekend of "hell" for neighbours in Finsbury Park.

With the combination of The Bach's spacious limed wooden décor and bang on trend clean-living menu, I feel totally at home in the new Hoxton Street brunch spot.

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