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Islington Council Budget builds on work towards a fairer future

Rebuilding a fairer society in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic – and supporting those hardest hit by its effects – are the cornerstones of Islington Council’s Budget proposals for the next financial year.

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Government announces national lockdown – Islington Council statement

The Government has tonight (Monday, 4th January) announced a national lockdown for England to help tackle soaring rates of coronavirus cases.

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Islington primary schools move to online learning next week to help tackle coronavirus

Islington’s primary schools will move to online learning from Monday (4th January) to help tackle surging coronavirus cases in London.

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Government announces delays to secondary school return because of surging coronavirus

The Government has announced secondary school pupils in Islington will return to schools and colleges later than planned because of surging coronavirus infections.

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Islington Council announces support package of more than £850,000 to help the most vulnerable through winter

Low-income households and vulnerable people in Islington are set to benefit from a winter support package of more than £850,000 to help ensure they have access to food and fuel when they need it most.    

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Stay at home - London moves into Tier 4 – please act now to protect your loved ones

The Government has announced Islington and all London boroughs will move into tough new Tier 4 restrictions tomorrow (Sunday 20 December) because of soaring cases of coronavirus, and risk of serious illness and death.

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An open letter to Islington’s teachers, school staff and early years practitioners

As 2020 draws to a close, we wanted to write to each and every one of Islington’s amazing head teachers, teachers, teaching assistants, school support staff and early years workers to say a heartfelt thank you for all the incredible work you have done over the last year.

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Statement on schools and serious rise in Islington coronavirus cases

Cllr Richard Watts, leader of Islington Council, said: “Coronavirus cases are rising fast in Islington and London, and following public health advice about this very serious situation, we originally advised schools in Islington to move to online learning.

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Islington Council advises schools to close and move to online learning as London sees serious rise in coronavirus cases

Islington Council has advised schools to move to online learning from the end of Tuesday (Dec 15) because of a serious rise in coronavirus cases across London.

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Shop local and shop safely this weekend to save lives and businesses

As rates of Covid-19 rise – and the possibility of more severe restrictions looms over London – Islington Council is calling on everyone to be extra safe this weekend as they shop local to save lives and jobs.

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Statement in response to Government's changes to immigration rules

A spokesperson for Islington Council said: “Homelessness is not a crime, and should never be treated as such. Anyone sleeping rough is in need of help and support, and the council's priority will always be getting people into safe, secure accommodation and giving them the support they need to move off the streets.