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Friday, July 20, 2018

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New figures show there have been 132 reported incidents of homophobic crime in Islington in the past year, more than any other London Borough bar one. More worrying still is a large spike in figures from the year before.
With Leona Lewis topping a poll as London’s most influential woman of the last 100 years, it’s good to see that Mary Wollstonecraft is at least getting some overdue attention.
Islington residents should count themselves lucky that the country's latest wheelie-bin fury has not affected them. Now Durham County Council has announced they will be charging a £110 fine to anyone who leaves their bin outside their house for more than...
Why do we love Islington? There are loads of reasons. Can there be a greater ritual on Earth than tucking into a vegetable burger at Islington Farmers' Market come Sunday brunchtime?The fact that this liberal oasis has not elected...
It started with a leaked letter. The North Central London Service and Organisation Review had drawn up a plan to improve hospital services, which meant closing the Whittington Hospital’s A&E department. According to documents seen by the Defend the Whittington...
Last week’s murder of Jessie Wright shocked the community. While friends and family continue to mourn, the tragic incident has far-reaching repercussions for the whole of Islington.
Our resident political pundit Tom Brooks-Pollock takes a look at the major issues in Islington running up to the election.