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Islington Council announces reopening of playgrounds - picture of a woman and a girl in a park

Islington Council announces reopening of playgrounds

Playgrounds in Islington will start to reopen on Thursday, 9 July, as the borough continues to get back up-and-running following the covid-19 lockdown.

Headshot picture of Jermain Jackman

Do you make music? The Voice winner Jermain Jackman to host innovative Instagram Live event celebrating Islington young, musical talent

Young people in Islington are invited to take part in the Islington IG Lockdown Session - an Instagram Live event hosted by Jermain Jackman, winner of BBC’s ‘The Voice’ on Friday 17 July (5pm-6pm). 

Muskan, Husen and Jessica from Islington's Youth Council

Islington elects new Young Mayor, Deputy Young Mayor and Member for Youth Parliament

Husen Abdullahi from Samuel Rhodes School has been elected as the new Young Mayor, Muskan Khan as Deputy Young Mayor and Jessica Chukwu as the new Member for Youth Parliament.

Pupils at Winton Primary School celebrate Islington’s 10th School Street, which was launched in June 2019

Islington becomes first borough to publish air quality data for all schools

As part of its commitment to tackling the Environment and Climate Emergency, Islington has today (Monday, 10 February) become the first council in the UK to collect and publish air quality data at all primary and secondary schools in the borough.

Members of the youth council 2020 with council leader Richard Watts (left, foreground), Cllr Rakhia Ismail (centre), Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz (fourth from the right), and council chief executive Linzi Roberts-Egan (right)

Islington welcomes its new young leaders

Islington Youth Council is helping to champion fairness and equality as two young people from Samuel Rhodes School have been elected for the first time.

Anne at the beach 1934. Image courtesy of the Anne Frank Trust.

Anne Frank and Family exhibition arrives in Islington

A unique, intimate exhibition illustrating the early life of Anne Frank and her older sister Margot has arrived in Islington, opening at the Central Library last night (4 November). 

Signing of the the Project 17 Children's Charter

Council pledges support for children’s rights

Islington Council has pledged its ongoing commitment to provide support for children living in families that have ‘no recourse to public funds’ by signing up to Project 17’s Children’s Charter.

Rafiah and Thandiwe celebrate the wrap-up of 2019's Summer Reading Challenge

Islington celebrates a stellar performance in the Summer Reading Challenge

Over 900 Islington children have read an astonishing 6,547 books as part of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge.