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An Islington man has been jailed for his role in the “callous” knifepoint robbery of a rolex watch – but police are still hunting his knife-wielding accomplice.

A Stoke Newington man has been charged with stabbing a 40-year-old in an Essex village.

Survivors of a horrific child abuse scandal in Islington’s kids’ homes met Cllr Richard Watts to discuss a redress scheme on Friday – and they expressed distress at still not being able to access their full care records.

The annual Peace World Football Tournament took place at Cally’s Market Road pitches on Sunday.

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”.

A Second World War veteran, former Islington councillor and dedicated trade unionist from Cally died last night – and cross-party voices today paid tribute to his life and memory.

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

Remember Jubilee Photographica in Pierrepoint Row? A collection of its former sale items made thousands at auction last week. Owner Beryl Vosburgh’s daughter, Amy, tells the Gazette what made her mum such a character of Camden Passage.

Islington & Camden under-12s romped to a 7-0 win over Brent in their Kay Trophy quarter-final.

Kate and William are coming to visit Islington’s St Luke’s Community Centre tomorrow.

Islington Boxing Club fielded 13 fighters in their second open home show of the season at Tufnell Park’s Boston Dome last Wednesday evening.

A scout leader from Islington raped a young boy in a field while on camp and made him pose naked inside the troop’s church hall base, a court heard today.

Hundreds gathered in Islington yesterday morning to remember those who died fighting for our country.

Comedian turned playwright Stuart Laws talks about his first play The Journey at the Pleasance and why funny people flourish in Islington

As Black History Month draws to a close, the Gazette chats to Avril Nanton – who runs African Caribbean tour guides – about the spirit of Islington.

Islington has been named the best borough in London for its work tackling food poverty.

Warnings over a shortage of school places are misplaced in Islington, according to the council.

The streets are quiet in August, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Islington’s Parent House charity, which helps 350 mums and dads in the borough every year, has won major recognition for its work. The Gazette speaks to its brainchild and director, Gina Camputaro.

Islington’s Primary School district team had to settle for a share of the spoils after a thrilling McKee Trophy final with Hackney.

A sixth person has been charged in connection with the incident in Essex Road where a car ploughed into four pedestrians.

A fifth person has been charged in relation to Saturday’s crash in Essex Road.

Former council leader Terry Stacy is a loud Lib Dem activist, but also does a tonne of community work. The Gazette hears about his fascinating past.

Two Islington men have been charged after a series of dawn raids targeting suspected moped-riding criminals.

St Mary’s Church in Upper Street was finally restored – 16 years after it was wrecked by a Second World War bomb.

Islington’s top officer today pledged that people will get “direct influence” on policing in the borough.

Islington Council provides and commissions a huge amount of care and activities for residents with mental health needs, including those living with dementia (“Dementia service keeps me ticking over...I am scared of life without it”, Gazette, August 25), writes Cllr Janet Burgess, health and adult social care boss, Islington.

No real surprise that Labour have won the local election in Barnsbury [Gazette, July 21, p5], writes Michael McElligott, Amwell Street, Islington.

I’ve seen the Islington Gazette [lead story on p5, July 28, “Leader admits: Damp issues getting worse”] and I totally agree, writes Shanice Drewitt-Wilson, Loraine Estate, Holloway Road.

Islington has been named as one of the best education providers for primary school performance in the country in a new report.

At Arts & Media School Islington, there is a parent and teacher association that organises fundraising events for pupils’ extra-curriclar activities.

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