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Volunteers at Freightliners City Farm maintain their ornamental garden

Borough’s green fingers celebrated as Islington blooms again

Green-fingered residents across the borough have been recognised for their Islington in Bloom entries, as local people continue to play their part in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier future.    

Pictured from left to right are: Cllr O'Halloran; Sophie McDonagh (Projects Delivery Manager) at Islington Council); Liza Durrant (Senior Programme Manager)

Local people invited to shape Thriving Neighbourhoods through £10m investment programme

Islington Council is today (Monday, 26 September) announcing a £10 million investment programme that allows local people to help shape the transformation of shared spaces on estates across the borough.   

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Islington celebrates Black History Month 2022 with a packed programme of exciting events

Islington will celebrate Black History Month in October with exciting free events for all, to celebrate the many contributions and achievements of the Black diaspora and communities that have enriched lives in Islington and across the country.

Cost of living emergency declaration - Council Leader Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz

Cost of living emergency declared by Islington Council as it sets out support for residents and businesses ‘already at breaking point’

Islington Council last night declared a “cost of living emergency” and pledged to do all it can to help the tens of thousands of residents likely to be hit hardest by spiralling energy and food costs, and soften the blow for local small and medium-sized businesses.

Cllr Champion on her bike on Cycleway 38 North

Council marks World Car Free Day by announcing air quality improvement

Islington Council is marking World Car Free Day by announcing an improvement in air quality across the borough, reflecting the positive impact of efforts to create a cleaner, greener, healthier Islington.   

Her Majesty The Queen

Her Majesty The Queen - Statement from the Mayor of Islington

A statement from the Mayor of Islington following the announcement of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

Volunteers gardening at Highbury Quadrant in March 2022 to mark the launch of Islington Greener Together

Vision for greener borough continues as 38 community-led projects move forward

Islington Council’s vision for a cleaner, greener, healthier future is continuing, with 38 environmentally-friendly, community-led projects moving forward to help create more green spaces in the borough.  

Islington Council Cost Of Living campaign logo

Freeze energy cap now to avoid poverty ‘catastrophe’, council leader urges new PM

The Government must immediately freeze energy prices and announce a comprehensive package of support to avoid thousands of families in Islington being plunged into poverty, the Leader of Islington Council has told the new Prime Minister.

Students celebrate their GCSE results at Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School with Cllr Ngongo (front row, third from left) and Jon Abbey (front row, third from right)

Students celebrate significant progress in GCSE exam results across Islington

Yesterday’s results for GCSEs and other Key Stage 4 qualifications showed significant improvements on 2019 – the last year in which exams were taken – demonstrating the astounding commitment and hard work of students, teachers, support staff and families in Islington.

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Ukraine’s Independence Day celebrated in Islington

Today (Wednesday, 24 August), Islington Council is celebrating the Independence Day of Ukraine, in solidarity with the 284 Ukrainian refugees who have settled in the borough this year.

Ikram celebrates her A Level results at St Aloysius College

Students celebrate A Level, vocational and technical course results in Islington

Students were celebrating strong performances in their A Level, vocational and technical courses today, showing grit and determination to shine through after more than two years of disruption to their studies thanks to the pandemic.

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Proposed bus cuts would negatively impact most vulnerable residents, council says

Proposed changes to bus services in Islington and central London would negatively impact some of the borough’s most vulnerable residents, the council has said in a letter to Transport for London (TfL).