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Islington Council announces £4m of extra financial support for residents, including those struggling to pay Council Tax

Islington Council can today announce £4million of extra support for residents finding themselves in financial difficulty during the coronavirus outbreak.

Mayor of Islington, Cllr Rakhia Ismail with ACL Learner Liz Collins

Adult learners celebrate success

Islington Council yesterday (Monday 10 February) celebrated the huge achievements of more than 50 adult learners living in the borough at an award ceremony at the Town Hall.

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Islington Council launches pioneering programme giving schoolchildren a window into the world of work

The Institute of Physics has this week hosted the launch of a new and pioneering programme from Islington Council that will ensure that every child in the borough has 100 hours’ experience of the world of work by the time they are 16.

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Investing in a fairer Islington – homes, safety, jobs and the environment are at the forefront of Islington Council’s budget

A commitment to investing in a fairer Islington for all residents underpins the council’s budget for the coming year, prioritising the services that make the most difference to people’s lives.

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Islington's Market Traders of the Year 2019 revealed at Chapel Market festive event

Stall holders Serpil Erce and David Jackson have each been named Islington’s Market Traders of the Year 2019.

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Who is your favourite Islington Market Trader?

The borough’s annual Market Trader of the Year competition is back and Islington Council is asking shoppers to vote for their favourite stall holder.

Islington's street sweepers celebrate Islington's Keep Britain Tidy award for Outstanding Service Delivery, with Cllr Claudia Webbe, executive member for environment and transport

Islington Council proposes ‘in-house by default’ policy to deliver quality and value

Islington Council is to consult on an historic proposal that could give hundreds more workers better pay and conditions, improve the quality of council services and deliver better value for money for tax payers.

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Outstanding apprentice helping revitalise Islington estates is named among London’s best

A hard-working apprentice who became a “crucial” part of a construction team working on Islington Council’s new build housing projects has won a prestigious apprenticeship award.

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Leading cultural and creative organisations sign up to guarantee thousands of Islington pupils ‘outstanding’ experiences before leaving school

Islington’s young people will all benefit from at least 11 outstanding creative and cultural experiences at world-class institutions before they leave school in Year 11, as part of an innovative partnership led by Islington Council.

 

Cllr Asima Shaikh

Islington Council and partners help 5,500 people into work – and set sights on ambitious future

An Islington Council partnership has helped change the lives of more than 5,500 local people in the last five years, working with employment support organisations to help them into good quality, secure employment. This week the council has set out how its partnership approach will continue to help at least another 1,000 local people into work every year.