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Islington's people-friendly streets will make better places for everyone

Local people invited to have their say as St Peter’s people-friendly streets scheme delivers greener neighbourhood

Islington Council is inviting local people to have their say on the St Peter’s people-friendly streets neighbourhood, as monitoring data published today (Monday, 13 September) reveals the trial’s positive impact.   

The statue to commemorate Windrush and Commonwealth NHS nurses and midwives is unveiled at the Whittington. (Credit: Patrick Lewis)

Statue unveiled outside Whittington Health NHS Trust to commemorate Windrush and Commonwealth NHS nurses and midwives

A statue has been unveiled outside the Whittington Health NHS Trust to commemorate the extraordinary efforts of Windrush and Commonwealth NHS nurses and midwives, following a crowd-funding campaign supported by Islington Council.   

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Islington Council offers to welcome 15 households under Afghan resettlement scheme

In response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, Islington Council has today pledged to help accommodate and support up to 15 Afghan households in the borough before the end of the year.

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Thousands of children and young people benefitting from a packed summer of activities laid on by Islington Council

Thousands of children and young people in Islington have been exploring the summer and expanding their horizons thanks to Islington Council’s summer activities programme.

Islington's people-friendly streets will make better places for everyone

Amwell people-friendly streets neighbourhood brings safer, greener and healthier streets

A monitoring report for the Amwell people-friendly streets neighbourhood trial has revealed that the scheme has helped make streets safer, greener and healthier for local people.     

Students at City of London Academy Highgate Hill celebrate their GCSE results

Joy for Islington pupils as they celebrate GCSE successes

Islington’s GCSE students celebrated a great set of results today (Thursday, 12 August) despite the trauma, upheaval and uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Students in Islington celebrate A Level, AS Level and Btec results

Students across Islington are today (Tue 10 August) celebrating A Level, AS Level and Btec results following many months of hard work in the most challenging conditions.  

Word 4 Weapons manager Camara Fearon with the contents of a knife bin

Over 1,000 knives surrendered in Islington’s knife bins

More than 1,000 knives and other bladed items have been collected since October 2020 in knife bins installed by Islington Council in partnership with leading weapons surrender charity Word 4 Weapons. The bins give people a safe and anonymous way to dispose of knives, reducing their potential to cause harm.

People arrive at the Emirates Stadium mass vaccination centre to receive their Covid-19 jabs

Second #GunnerGetJabbed mass Covid-19 vaccination event to be held at Emirates Stadium on 7-10 August

A second mass vaccination event will be held over four days this month at Emirates Stadium in a bid to give thousands more people the chance to have their first or second dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.

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Statement - Marcus Coutain

Cllr Sue Lukes, Islington Council's Executive Member for Community Safety, said: “The incident in which a police officer in Islington knelt on Marcus Coutain’s neck in July last year shocked us all. The fact that this happened to a Black man so soon after the murder of George Floyd compounded the situation for many and damaged the trust of local people in the police.

Islington's people-friendly streets will make better places for everyone

Changes to create safer, greener, healthier streets around Holloway Road

Islington Council can today (Thursday, 29 July) announce changes to some streets near Holloway Road, to make the area safer, greener and healthier.    

A plaque to remember the victims of the 1944 V2 rocket attack is revealed

Islington unveils plaque to remember victims of 1944 V2 rocket tragedy

Islington Council has hosted events to remember the victims of the Second World War V2 rocket tragedy, and to celebrate peace in the borough and beyond.