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The council has given the green light to a new Cycleway between Finsbury Park and Highbury Fields.

There was an increase in the number of cyclists killed or seriously injured on Islington's roads between 2014 and 2018, new data show, prompting calls for cars to be banned in the borough.

Council chiefs were joined by Sadiq Khan at Highbury Corner to officially unveil the new junction and public space.

A cycle safety campaigner who lost a leg and almost died after a HGV crashed into her has completed a channel swim for charity.

A Crouch Hill man has been jailed for 20 months over the shocking hit and run crash in Swain's Lane on Easter Sunday this year which left student cyclist Josh Dey in intensive care.

Cllr Claudia Webbe has told the Gazette she expects "no major opposition" to proposals to block off the Old Street corridor to through traffic.

A Crouch Hill man has pleaded guilty to two driving offences over the hit and run crash that left Archway cyclist Josh Dey in hospital.

TfL's plan to build a giant staircase for people who want to sit in the middle of Old Street roundabout has been panned by Islington and Hackney councils.

Old Street and Clerkenwell Road will be shut to through traffic if ambitious new plans to make the area safer for cyclists and pedestrians go ahead.

A 70-year-old cyclist was flown to hospital in an air ambulance after being hit by a car in Stroud Green Road yesterday.

Transport chiefs are at last consulting on a "missing link" portion of Cycle Superhighway 1 that will connect Hackney to Islington along Balls Pond Road.

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

The daughter of a molecular geneticist is running the London Marathon to help continue her mum's vital work, three months on from the bike crash in St John Street that killed her.

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

Islington Council could close parts of St John Street to traffic after a cyclist was knocked down and killed there last week, the Gazette understands.

A cyclist is critically injured after a crash in Clerkenwell this morning.

A four-year standoff over a 100-yard stretch of road will finally end when a missing piece of Cycle Superhighway 1 is built - in spring 2019.

TfL's "shambolic" management of work at Highbury Corner has come under fire after bosses admitted contractors had made a mistake and the area would need to be paved again - after three years of roadworks.

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.

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.

Design work is set to start on a new cycle route up Seven Sisters Road and down Camden Road, as part of a £142million project by Sadiq Khan.

Police horses are putting cyclists in danger - because they are pooing all over a major bike route.

This council administration is committed to making Islington a fairer place for all, writes Cllr Claudia Webbe, environment and transport boss, Islington Council.

Islington's transport boss has been criticised for removing a pledge to cut deaths on the borough's roads from the wording of a council motion.

A rugby coach sprinted 50 yards down an Islington cycle track to foil a suspected bike thief.

She's the rowdy cycling campaigner who doesn't care what people - particularly Islington Labour councillors - think of her. But what drives Anita Frizzarin's anger? The Gazette finds out.

A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker who didn't use a front brake or helmet because it was "stylish" not to.

The cyclist on trial for killing a pedestrian as she crossed Old Street had right of way because the lights were green, the Old Bailey heard this afternoon.

A cyclist on trial over the death of a pedestrian in Old Street was thrown through the air when the pair collided but quickly got up and began shouting at her, a court heard.

The trial of a cyclist accused of running over and killing a mother-of-two in Old Street begins today.

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