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Islington Council has today started consulting on its draft plan for the future of the Holloway Prison site.

Neighbours of Finsbury Leisure Centre fear their concerns over its flagship redevelopment project will be ignored.

Objectors – or supporters – have nine hours to make their views heard over the controversial plans for a second Sainsbury’s Local in Blackstock Road before the case goes to appeal.

Twenty-five years ago, Richard Frostick founded Islington Music Centre. It’s still going strong. He tells the Gazette why it’s as important as ever – as 23 of his students gear up for the Proms.

Footballers have accused the town hall of a lack of transparency after discovering it lent leisure bosses cash to build the trampoline park replacing their five-a-side pitches.

Jeremy Corbyn is the most talked-about politician in the country. And he’s divided opinion ever since he first stood for Islington North in 1983. James Morris digs into the archives to tell the story of his campaign.

Tower blocks at the back of Pentonville Prison could be housing Islington families in desperate need of a home. Instead, they are lying vacant with trees growing out of them.

Barnard Park sports pitch on a sunny evening last Wednesday. At one end, a group of mates play eight-a-side football using coats for goalposts. At the other end, a dad and his two kids play cricket. In the middle, a couple run widths of the pitch. This was 24 hours after Islington Council’s planning sub committee voted to get rid of it.

Climate protesters will face down these “monsters” in Upper Street on Saturday in the hope of getting Islington Council to listen to their demands.

A music producer told the Islington councillor who shut down Farringdon superclub Fabric: “Your decision has made me come over all rapey.”

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