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One tenant was forced to cook in their bedroom without proper kitchen facilities.

Landlord must pay £40,000 in fine and costs for breaches of property licence

Islington Council has prosecuted a landlord who repeatedly failed to comply with licensing regulations, including refusal to provide a kitchen for a tenant, resulting in costs of £40,000.

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Islington Council responds to flood

Water is now being restored to homes and businesses in the north of Islington (N1, N4, N5, N7) affected this morning (8 August) by a water main burst on Hornsey Road, in an operation that saw Thames Water and London Fire Brigade on site.  

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Murder investigation following stabbing in Islington - council Leader's statement

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council, said: “I’m devastated about the fatal stabbing of a young person in Islington yesterday.  My thoughts and prayers are with their family and friends at this extremely distressing time.

Toni Warner (SHP), Tom Copley (Deputy Mayor of London), Cllr Una O'Halloran and Jeremy Corbyn - photo by Keith Emmitt-2

Islington Council opens new scheme to help people sleeping rough

Islington Council has opened a new housing scheme to provide accommodation and support for people who have slept rough in Islington.

Cllr Santiago Bell-Bradford (third from left), at the report launch with affordable workspace tenants, operators and members of the council’s inclusive economy team.

Islington’s pioneering affordable workspace programme creates £1.24million in social value, boosting economy and helping budding entrepreneurs from often excluded communities

Islington’s ground-breaking affordable workspace programme – which gives budding entrepreneurs from often excluded communities the tools to thrive, helping to make the borough a more equal place – has delivered more than £1.24million worth of uplift to the local economy in its first two years.

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Islington Council joins campaign for fair funding over “Lost Londoners” of 2021 Census

Islington Council has joined a campaign calling for fair funding over concerns that an estimated 100,000 Londoners weren’t included in the 2021 Census. 

A woman and child in Graham Street Park, which was recognised with a Green Flag Community Award

Islington green spaces recognised in prestigious Green Flag Awards

A host of Islington parks and green spaces have been recognised in the prestigious Green Flag Awards, an international quality mark for green spaces. 

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Nominate an outstanding care worker for Islington’s Dignity in Care Awards

Islington’s best social care workers, volunteers and community members are set to be recognised for going the extra mile and providing excellent care and support to vulnerable people, as nominations open for Islington Council’s Dignity in Care Awards.

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Local people invited to have their say on plans to improve pedestrian experience on iconic Camden Passage

Islington Council is inviting local people to have their say on proposals to improve pedestrian experience on the iconic Camden Passage, to help make the borough a cleaner, greener, healthier place.    

Cllr Michelline Ngongo with young people at Soapbox Islington Youth Centre

Get the most out of summer with huge variety of activities for children and young people

Islington Council’s Heatwave summer programme for children and young people is back, offering a range of free, fun and educational activities for all ages through July and August.

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Council makes it easier for Blue Badge holders to travel in people-friendly streets neighbourhoods

Islington Council is updating its exemption policy for Blue Badge holders to make it easier for some disabled people to travel in people-friendly streets neighbourhoods.

Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Executive Member for Finance, Planning and Performance

Islington Council announces £2.6million scheme to help most vulnerable with cost-of-living crisis

Islington Council has announced a £2.6million support scheme to help the borough’s families and households struggling to cope with the cost-of-living crisis as bills for essentials continue to rise.