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Artwork for the We Are Islington helpline

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.    

The Mayor of Islington switches on the Christmas lights at Islington Town Hall

Small Business Saturday: Islington Council urges residents to shop and socialise locally

As the country exits lockdown and with Christmas just around the corner, Islington Council is urging residents to shop at their local independent stores to help keep their treasured small businesses alive and their high streets thriving – and to make the most of the reopened local restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs.

Joseph Huston-Mendy, Apprentice of the Year, at the Islington Distribution Centre

Islington apprentices win top honours in major London awards

Two exceptional Islington apprentices have won top honours at the 2020 London Borough Apprenticeship Awards.

Members of the community sewing groups who are part of the Face Masks Project with Cllr Asima Shaikh (centre)

Islington Council helps local sewing heroes in fight against coronavirus

Grass-roots community sewing groups have banded together to produce more than 500 face masks for vulnerable residents in Islington during the lockdown, learning vital skills that have opened up employment and training opportunities.

Islington Council logo

Islington Council introduces reopening of market stalls with new social distancing guidelines

Islington Council is allowing a small number of market stall traders to reopen for business this weekend, to test whether new guidelines on social distancing can keep shoppers and workers safe.

Islington directory of businesses

Islington Council launches directory of local businesses operating during coronavirus outbreak

Islington Council appreciates how important it is to support struggling businesses during the coronavirus outbreak, which is why it has launched an interactive directory of small, independent businesses in the borough.