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Islington wins 18 prestigious Green Flag Awards

Some of Islington’s beautiful and well-loved parks have been celebrated in the 2024 Green Flag Awards – with 13 awards for council-run green spaces and five for community spaces. 

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How local people are benefitting from greener, healthier streets

As you may have read, Islington Council has again been recognised as the top inner-London borough for action to create healthy streets for an incredible fourth successive year.  

Pictured left to right are Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz (Leader of Islington Council), Cllr Sheila Chapman (Junction ward councillor), Cllr Michelline Ngongo (Islington Council's Executive Member for Children, Young People, and Families), Cllr Rowena Champion (Islington Council's Executive Member for En

Four-in-a-row as Islington remains top inner-London borough for healthy streets

Islington Council has again been recognised as the top-inner London borough for “healthy streets” and the overall winner for the first time, underlining the success of efforts to create a greener, healthier borough for all.   

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Murder investigation in Islington - council Leader's statement

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council, said: “I’m deeply saddened that a 19-year-old man has tragically lost his life following a stabbing in Islington today.

Proposed leisure centre and homes viewed from Norman Street - Finsbury Leisure Centre

First look at new designs for much-needed council homes and leisure centre

New plans show how the Finsbury Leisure Centre site will transform the lives of hundreds of people waiting for a council home, in the biggest investment in the area’s public services for a generation.

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Election victory - letter to the Prime Minister

Following the General Election, a letter to the Prime Minister from Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, the Leader of Islington Council

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Young entrepreneurs use improved Chapel Market to hone their skills

A young traders market was held at the newly improved Chapel Market, giving young entrepreneurs aged 16-30 an opportunity to show off their wares, meet new customers and hone their business skills.

Mayor of Islington, Cllr Anjna Khurana

Shining a light on the Mayor's Charity of the Year: Brickworks Community Centre

The new Mayor of Islington, Cllr Anjna Khurana, explains why she has chosen Brickworks Community Centre as her Charity of the Year 2024-2025.

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Thousands more private renters now protected from rogue landlords

Over 5,000 privately rented homes in Islington must now be registered for a licence to ensure their tenants have good quality housing – or their landlords will face prosecution.