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Little Simz takes questions from the audience of young people at Lift [resized image]

Islington-born superstar Little Simz opens White Lion Music Studio at Lift youth hub

Islington-born rapper, singer and actress Little Simz made a special visit to the youth hub of her childhood this week, hailing the opening of a new recording studio that will help nurture the next generation of Islington’s creative talents.

Islington Young Mayor 2024 Tyra Bannerman-Hull

Islington elects new Young Mayor, Deputy Young Mayor and Member for London Youth Assembly

Young people went to the polls this week and have elected a new Young Mayor and Deputy Young Mayor of Islington, as well as the borough's new London Youth Assembly Member.

Irene Winter, CEO of Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association

Islington’s housing estates will see new investment as Thriving Neighbourhoods programme reopens for suggestions

Islington Council is today (Monday, 15 January) announcing the reopening of the Thriving Neighbourhoods programme for new suggestions from residents. First launched in 2022, the programme allows local people to help shape the transformation of the borough’s housing estates through £10million of investment.

Staff and partners pictured at the opening of West Library Youth Employment Hub alongside local councillors, Santiago Bell-Bradford, Lead Member for Inclusive Economy and Jobs; Councillor Michelline Safi Ngongo, Lead Member for Children, Young People and Families; Councillor Una O’Halloran, Lead Member for Homes and Communities and Councillor Rowena Champion, Lead Member for Environment, Air Quality and Transport

Two new Youth Employment Hubs open their doors to help young people get into work, training and education

Islington Council has transformed two formerly unused spaces into dedicated venues to support local young people into employment, training and education.  

Cllr Michelline Safi-Ngongo with students at Beacon High (L-R) Daniel, Giovanni, Yaseem and Prabhleen

Students celebrate strong GCSE exam results across Islington

Islington students have posted stronger results in their GCSE and other Key Stage 4 qualifications this year compared to 2019, despite the disruption and challenges the pandemic caused to their studies.

Caine, Shan-Jay, Keria, Taya, Ned, Alice, Dolapo, Noah, Cllr Heather, Sarah Callaghan, Cllr Safi Ngongo, Pablo, Jon Abbey, Bonniemaria and Bill - LSA-3

Students celebrate achievements in their A Level, vocational and technical courses on results day

Islington Council is celebrating the extraordinary achievements of A Level, vocational, and technical course students today as they receive their exam results.

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council

Summer fun in Islington

Islington Council Leader Kaya Comer-Schwartz explains how whatever the weather, there is plenty for young people of all ages to do in our borough this summer

Ameera Abdi (L) and Areeb Ahmed (R)

Islington’s Youth Council elects the borough’s new Young Mayor

Ameera Abdi has been elected Islington’s eleventh Young Mayor - with Areeb Ahmed as Deputy Young Mayor, and Ayokunnu Fawole as Islington’s new London Youth Assembly member.

Cllr Michelline Ngongo with pupils and the Chromebook laptops at Arts & Media School Islington

Cost of living: Islington Council tackles digital poverty with more than 600 free laptops for pupils joining secondary school

More than 600 pupils who started secondary school this autumn without a laptop computer of their own are being given a device by Islington Council to help them keep up with their studies – narrowing the digital divide between children and helping families cope with the cost of living crisis.

Youth Council elections

New Youth Council elected to represent young people in Islington

Islington’s young people have elected 14 of their peers to represent them and champion issues that are important to them for the next two years.

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Islington Council seeks views on proposal for Vittoria and Copenhagen primary schools

Islington Council is seeking the views of parents and carers, staff, and the local community on a proposal to amalgamate Vittoria and Copenhagen primary schools into one school.

From left to right: Mitch Fly, Amani Simpson, Cllr Roulin Khondoker, Ivelaw King, Cllr Jason Jackson, Richard Sigobodhla, Cllr Bashir Ibrahim, Kwaku Asiedu

New mental health programme to create better future for young Black men and boys in Islington

Islington Council and the NHS can today announce a new, innovative mental health programme which will help to create a better future for young Black men and boys, and supports the council’s efforts to tackle inequality.