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SOBELL LEISURE CENTRE

Islington’s ISKF shotokun karate team had fantastic success at the SKCE Open Nationals at Brunel University in Uxbridge last weekend.

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

A man collapsed in the Finsbury Park Travelodge after being stabbed last night.

Open House London takes place this weekend and an iconic building in Holloway built as a haven for torture survivors is throwing open its doors.

A boxing club funded by the police to help make a difference to the lives of youngsters hosted its first exhibition last week.

A mum-of-two who shed more than 10 stone after joining a Barbican slimming group has just completed her first extreme fitness event – and says she’s never been healthier.

Inner London’s first trampoline park will finally open this weekend at the Sobell Leisure Centre.

The controversial trampoline park being built at the Sobell Leisure Centre to get more youngsters exercising will cost them as much as £10.50 a go.

The doomsday scenario of GLL turning its main sports hall at the Sobell into an “extreme trampoline park” seems to draw ever closer, writes Richard Smith, Highbury Hill, Islington.

The growing list of people opposing the installation of a trampoline park at the Sobell Leisure Centre now includes Islington councillors, Jeremy Corbyn, the granddaughter of Sir Michael Sobell and even trampolinists.

GLL won the contract to run leisure centres in Islington and the recent proposal to build a trampoline park in the Sobell Centre has meant close scrutiny of the contract, writes Tricia Clarke, Yerbury Road, Tufnell Park.

Furious five-a-side players have served Islington Council with a legal notice over the decision to replace their pitches at the Sobell Leisure Centre with a trampoline park.

Two sets of protesters teamed up to take on the mighty Islington Council over the loss of their beloved football pitches.

Fury at Islington Council’s decision to shut the Barnard Park sports pitch is set to resurface on Thursday.

I imagine I am not the only journalist who has mixed feelings about the idea of a second General Election.

It felt like something big was happening at the Sobell Leisure Centre last night, where there was a shock – but not the one some might have predicted.

After seven weeks of campaigning, the election results for Islington North and Islington South and Finsbury will be announced in the early hours.

A furious mum blasted passers-by who stood and watched as her daughter was attacked.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims his Brexit stance could cost him Islington North in June’s snap general election.

Islington judoka on podium at event in Essex

I want to congratulate the Gazette for its great coverage of the fight by the users of the Sotheby Mews Day Centre against its closure by the council, writes Terry Stacy, Islington Liberal Democrats.

Three Islington judoka from the Sobell Judo Club travelled to Thessaloniki, Greece with the JFAUK National Judo Team to take part in the 2017 Miyazaki International Cup.

A 47-year-old man was arrested last night after a mass brawl in Hornsey Road, Holloway.

Bouncing back in the face of adversity is a commonly-used sporting cliché – but scarcely can it have been more accurately applied than to Karl Summerbell.

Dozens of squash players went on strike for a month after frustrations with a leisure centre boiled over.

Preparing to try and win a world championship on your own doorstep is a testing enough assignment in itself.

There aren’t too many boys who grow up in north London and go to university in rugby union’s heartland – and then become rugby league internationals.

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