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Work has begun on an ambitious project to gut Old Street roundabout and create a safer environment for cyclists and pedestrians.

Passengers on the Barking to Gospel Oak line have become used to delays and disruption in recent times.

Transport bosses have been urged to stop dragging their heels over modernising Old Street roundabout after a cement truck crash left a cyclist fighting for her life.

A seven-year campaign finally came to fruition on Friday when a plaque (and flowerbed) was unveiled for Bill Little: the flower seller who brightened Highbury Corner for three decades. Among the invited guests were members of his family, Arsenal old boy Charlie George, and - of course - the Gazette. Sam Volpe reports

"Something weird" is delaying the Highbury Corner overhaul.

Islington's 153 bus route has gone fully electric in an attempt to clean up London's terrible air.

Commuters who travel on the Barking to Gospel Oak Overground line have had a relatively relaxing journey to work for the last week or so since it reopened.

Kids in Archway have been getting stuck into their new £500,000 play area after it was officially reopened on Saturday.

I read in this week's Gazette we now have a further three months (minimum) disruption to traffic. Why? asks Mr J E Kirby, Clissold Crescent, Stoke Newington.

Finsbury Park station closed or partially closed 83 times in the first six months after the Wells Terrace entrance was removed, the Gazette can reveal.

In December, TfL snubbed popular opinion to change Archway's bus system. Last week, this led to a sickening smash between a motorcyclist and bus. The Gazette spoke to an enraged pub landlord who was first on the scene.

Despairing commuters expecting an end to the traffic hell around Holloway Road on Monday will instead have to wait until spring, the Gazette can reveal.

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