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

BT and its partner InLinkUK have temporarily suspended free calls to mobiles from three Finsbury Park telephone boxes due to fears they're creating "misery" by facilitating drug deals.

"My chicken is political," said a socialist chef running a hit restaurant off the Holloway Road that once fell foul to a Hatton Garden style heist.

Councillors have temporarily revoked a Central Street shop's alcohol licence after it was caught selling high-strength cider to a child.

A polarising pitch for a new upper floor of eateries selling alcohol above the Nag's Head Market was rejected by the licensing sub committee at a lively town hall meeting last night.

A Clerkenwell tech company creating educational apps for kids has received a £200,000 investment form HSBC UK.

A fisherman braves tumultuous waves off the coast of Sussex every week so he bring back sacks full of gleaming-scaled fish for Islington market-goers to buy of a Sunday.

A major construction company has won the contact to deck-out Highbury's "world class" new film school ahead of its grand opening in September.

Protestors picketed the Upper Holloway Crown post office on Saturday in a bid to stop it being franchised.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Islington. This week, we profiled a business helping people overcome mental health issues through exercise

Union chiefs fear plans to franchise the Upper Holloway Crown post office will dilute workers rights, threaten their pensions and lower customer standards - and they are organising a protest for January 26.

A leaseholder after permission to sell alcohol above the Nag's Head market has dropped his request for a music licence in the hope it will make the controversial application more palatable to councillors.

Marks and Spencer (M&S) is set to open a store in Archway after being granted a licence on Tuesday - but it will start selling alcohol an hour later than planned due to concerns over early morning drinking.

A Finsbury Park plumbing firm has joined a network of more than 200 businesses helping to find missing children.

The leaseholder of a new upper floor in the Nag's Head Market has applied for licence to sell alcohol and play music - but some neighbours fear this will contribute to antisocial behaviour in the surrounding area.

Highgate's Lauderdale House played host to a "heartwarming" series of charity presentations on Saturday as the Co-op handed out more than £170,000 to a range of north London charities.

A Clerkenwell publican says noise complaints have "absolutely divided the community" and could force his popular business to close.

An iconic Holloway market is being expanded to include a second floor as part of an "exciting" redevelopment project.

Islington business chiefs have welcomed the "much needed relief" after Philip Hammond slashed business rates for small firms in Monday's Budget.

A greengrocer says the trick to attracting customers is changing up the produce and not selling pre-packed goods.

A King's Cross start-up has invented an interactive toothbrush that has games loaded onto it - and collects data about how clean your mouth is.

The UK's first black bookshop will reopen on Saturday after undergoing a major makeover on the back of a crowdfunding campaign.

The Islington Sea Cadets group is set to reform - five years after it was shut down.

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