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Suffragettes across the nation fought for many years to win the vote - and the women who came after them haven’t stopped fighting for change ever since.

Protesters packed Islington town hall last night to fight the Whittington Hospital’s contract with Ryhurst, owned by Grenfell Tower-linked Rydon.

This year marks 30 years since construction of the Old Royal Free Square estate in Liverpool Road. Previously one of Islington’s main hospitals, the Gazette tells the site’s story, starting from its origins as an infirmary “for the very poor”.

Protesting against education cuts took on a new shape at Yerbury Primary School as parents and children linked arms to form a line across the playground.

The deputy head of an Islington primary school has warned funding cuts could leave schools unable to afford the most experienced teachers.

Angie Rance and Luke Owen from folk group Patch and the Giant talk to ZOE PASKETT about releasing their album and being related to an old Hackney Mayor

I was pleased to see you developed the Seward Street playground news item into a full feature (Gazette, January 5, p12-13), writes Leo Chapman, Alleyn House, Dufferin Street.

Plans to turn a Highbury office block into a secondary free school on the doorstep of two comprehensives were this week greeted with scorn by the community.

Unions say government plans could leave schools in Islington with a funding crisis.

Mystery surrounds controversial plans for a new secondary free school in Highbury.

A Holloway special school will become an academy despite opposition from teachers and staff.

Teachers on strike in Islington today say they are taking action to stop a “crisis in the profession”.

A national teachers’ strike will close many local schools tomorrow as staff walk out over funding cuts, pay and workloads.

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