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National silence for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Islington observes one minute silence in memory of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

On Saturday, 17 April, The Mayor of Islington Cllr Janet Burgess, in her capacity as first citizen of the borough, observed a one minute’s silence on behalf of the people of Islington to mark the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. 

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Islington’s Leisure and Libraries services begin re-opening as lockdown eases

Islington’s indoor leisure facilities and five local libraries will be reopening today, 12 April, as part of the UK’s gradual easing out of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Flags fly at half mast at Islington Town Hall following the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Joint statement from Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, and Cllr Janet Burgess, The Mayor of Islington

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Islington Council consults on Non-Recent Child Abuse Proposed Support Payment Scheme

Islington Council today (Tuesday, 6 April) begins consultation on a proposed support payment scheme for survivors of abuse suffered while placed by the council in one of its children’s homes from 1966 to 1995. 

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Residents invited to get growing as Islington in Bloom returns

Islington’s favourite horticultural competition is back just in time for spring, and gardeners of all abilities are being invited to take part.  

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By-elections in Highbury West ward, Mildmay ward and St Peter’s ward

Islington Council today (Friday, 26 March) announces that by-elections will be held in Highbury West ward, Mildmay ward and St Peter’s ward following the resignations of Cllr Andy Hull, Cllr Joe Caluori and Cllr Vivien Cutler.

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We are Islington - A huge thanks to local people for efforts and sacrifices in challenging year

Islington Council is today (Tuesday, 23 March) marking a year since the first coronavirus lockdown by thanking local people for their incredible efforts and remembering those we have lost during the pandemic.       

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By-election in Bunhill ward

Islington Council today (Monday, 22 March) announces that a by-election is to be held in Bunhill ward following the resignation of Claudia Webbe.

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Islington Council donates more than a thousand books to Mother Tongue Supplementary Schools

Islington Council has donated book boxes to community groups running Mother Tongue Supplementary School programmes, each containing over 100 new children’s books.

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Islington Council commits to giving all care leavers 12 months’ free wi-fi in national first

Islington Council has become the first local authority in the country to ensure that all young people leaving care in the borough are provided with wi-fi broadband access at home for the first 12 months they live independently.

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Islington Council launches Challenging Inequality Strategy to create a fairer, more equal borough

Islington Council has launched a new strategy aimed at tackling inequality, racism and injustice in the borough for both staff and residents, in line with the council’s commitment to building a fairer Islington where everyone, regardless of background, has the opportunity to realise their potential and enjoy a good quality of life.

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Residents invited to have their say on transformation of two Islington parks

Islington Council is set to transform Bingfield and Woodfall parks as part of efforts to create a greener borough, and local people are being invited to have their say.