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Hundreds of e-bikes are to be rolled out in Islington and positioned near major stations around the borough.

Islington's street sweepers have been honoured for their "outstanding service delivery" - a year after the council introduced a new cleaning system.

People of all faiths and none assembled outside Highbury & Islington station last night to protest an alleged antisemetic attack against a 69-year-old man the previous afternoon.

Islington unveiled its first public highway water fountain in Old Street today so passers-by can stop for free refills rather than buying single use plastic bottles.

Islington Council is consulting on a new byelaw to give officers the power to "extinguish, seize or dispose of" barbecues burning in restricted areas of Highbury Fields.

Transport chiefs want help designing a major cycle route connecting Tottenham Hale to Camden via Seven Sisters Road.

Campaigners living in a Highbury street notorious for rat-running drivers have welcomed the council's decision to ban westbound through traffic - but fear it's not enough.

Step-free access has arrived at Finsbury Park station after the lifts were opened this morning.

Nine people have been prosecuted for illegally using Blue Badges to park in disabled spaces in Islington.

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

It used to be the most polluted primary in Islington - now St John Evangelist is the first school to ban cars at pick-up and drop-off times.

Cycle stands in Finsbury Park have been removed after they were installed in "the wrong place".

The closure of ticket offices at Overground stations has been put on hold after being met with a huge backlash.

The precise details of the death of cyclist Professor Maria Bitner-Glindzicz in St John Street two weeks ago are not yet known, writes Meg Howarth, Ellington Street, Islington.

A new "eco-mooring zone" will be created for visiting boats between York Way and Danbury Street on the Regent's Canal.

TfL roadworks have created "gridlocked traffic and pollution" outside housing association flats in Clerkenwell.

I attended Barnsbury Boys Upper School in Camden Road, Islington, writes Barry J Page, Ontario, Canada.

Elderly people fought to save a Highbury day centre from closure at a heated full council meeting last night, during which the mayor of Islington told the borough's housing boss to "shut up".

Islington's revamped Milner Square Gardens has been celebrated by the community following its £235,000 revamp.

Monday night saw Islington's most creative gardeners celebrated at a glitzy town hall ceremony.

I completely agree with Emily Thornberry's condemnation of the draconian conditions at Pentonville, writes Morag Gillie, Co-chairman, Islington Homes for All - Axe the Act, in a personal capacity.

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.

A cyclist who died after a crash in Goswell Road has been named as Soren Aarlev, 38, of Haggerston.

Rapid chargers for electric cars cluttering up Islington's pavements could spell disaster for visually impaired people, a councillor has warned.

Islington Council this morning sensationally announced it would scale back barbecue use in Highbury Fields.

Cyclists will lobby Islington Council to remove the "majority of traffic" from a major new cycle route between Finsbury Park and Clerkenwell.

Islington has its first "word garden", where the benches are covered in poetry and the plants are designed for people with sensory impairments to enjoy.

A clampdown on Blue Badge fraud has seen four drivers hauled before the courts and fined more than £2,200.

Islington has foul air, poor cycling infrastructure and some dangerous pedestrian zones. So last night's healthy streets hustings should have been a chance to find out more from local elections candidates. James Morris was baffled by the outcome.

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

The town hall has revealed plans for a new "green fleet" of vehicles in another step to deal with Islington's foul air.

Disabled bus users have been left without transport until the end of April after the only service to and from Crouch Hill was put on diversion and Network Rail ruled out a £140,000 temporary shuttle.

Futuristic phone boxes that have "come out of the blue like a plague of locusts" have angered Islington's top heritage group.

Islington Green Party felt and still feels that the council was wrong to convert half the Sobell Centre's magnificent sports hall into a trampoline park, writes Andrew Myer, Islington Green Party.

Cyclists are complaining about the "rip off" £104 cost to rent a bike hangar in Islington - because it's more than some car parking permits.

Controversial bike markings painted in "door zones" along Central Street in Finsbury have been removed after campaigners said they put riders' lives in danger.

At various times since the EU referendum, Islington In Europe has been out on the streets of Islington persuading members of the public to maintain opposition to Brexit, writes Nick Turton, chairman, Islington In Europe.

Plucky underdogs are being given the chance to redesign the roundabout at the centre of Europe's biggest tech community in a startling competition run by transport and planning bosses.

Drivers of diesel vehicles will soon be charged £2 an hour for short-stay parking in Islington.

Cycling activists held a second "die-in" in the space of two months last night, bringing Upper Street to a standstill as they lay in the middle of the road for five minutes.

When Islington Council approved its own application to spruce up Caledonian Park last year, outraged opponents to the plans said it was a "wonderful opportunity" for drug dealers and prostitutes.

Islington Council has launched its "fair" energy company - which it says could save people up to £277 a year on their bills.

Drivers in Islington already pay through the nose for parking permits, but now they are having to battle it out with car share vehicles that can be parked anywhere.

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

A rowdy cycling campaigner made a mockery of Islington Council's security staff last night.

A campaign to build a statue of Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst in Islington's "most radical street" looks to have succeeded.

The Highbury Fields barbecue row has reached new heights - with activists preparing to take legal action against Islington Council.

The council's controversial decision to shut Islington's last free full-size football pitch has been challenged by the government.

It's divided opinion, but the pedestrianised Archway town centre is officially here to stay.

An independent Caribbean takeaway has been forced to close after being billed £11,000 for fly-tipping - Islington's biggest ever fine for the offence.

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