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With the newly-planted oak sapling at Christ The King Catholic Primary School are, from left, Cllr Michelline Ngongo, Osap, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Nikita, Yulia and Denys-2

Ukraine: School plants oak sapling in symbol of solidarity as Islington community opens its hearts and homes to welcome refugees

An oak sapling was planted in the grounds of a school in a moving ceremony last week to symbolise solidarity between refugees fleeing war-torn Ukraine and those opening their hearts and homes to them in Islington.

Damage caused to a roof during fraudulent work carried out by the companies of Ricki Paul Warby (picture copyright of GGB Surveyors) 2

Rogue builder prosecuted by Islington Council sentenced to four years and nine months in prison

A rogue builder who fraudulently charged vulnerable residents thousands of pounds for unnecessary work to their homes has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison, following action from Islington Council’s Trading Standards team.

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Caretaker and Concierge of the Year awards celebrate Islington housing staff who go the extra mile

Islington Council is celebrating frontline housing staff who make a real difference to local residents’ lives with its Caretaker and Concierge of the Year awards.

Celebrating new council homes at Dover Court Estate - local resident John Lowe and Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Islington Council's Executive Member for Housing and Development, with five new council homes on the site of old garages

Islington will build 750 new council homes and move ahead with a multi-million pound investment to existing homes and estates

Islington Council will build 750 much-needed new council homes - and will have invested an additional £155m by 2025, to make local housing estates better, safer and greener for local people.

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Council provides Streets Kitchen with new space to support homeless people

Islington Council has provided Streets Kitchen, a grassroots group working to help the homeless community, with space for a new hub in Nags Head, as part of its ongoing efforts to challenge inequality in the borough.

Ms Cinko (new resident), Cllr Ward, Mrs O'Donoghue (new resident), Cllr Jackson

Families move into new Islington Council homes in Holloway

Two Islington families have moved into newly-built council homes with gardens on Belfont Walk, Holloway, as part of Islington Council’s commitment to tackling the housing crisis.

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Council proposes to buy former Holloway Police Station to create genuinely affordable homes

Islington Council is proposing to buy the former Holloway Police Station site to create much-needed new council homes.

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Islington Council offers to welcome 15 households under Afghan resettlement scheme

In response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, Islington Council has today pledged to help accommodate and support up to 15 Afghan households in the borough before the end of the year.

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Islington Council signs up to national campaign to support cladding victims

As part of its commitment to creating a fairer borough for everyone, Islington Council has joined a national campaign to protect local people from the negative impacts of cladding, and is calling for a reform of the EWS1 process.  

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Rogue builder who charged pensioner extortionate price for substandard work prosecuted by Islington Council

A rogue builder who quoted a pensioner £35,000 for work that was worth a fraction of that price has been ordered to repay his victim, following a successful prosecution by Islington Council.    

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Islington Council launches two property licensing schemes to help secure fairer conditions for private renters

Islington Council is making private renting fairer and protecting renters’ rights by launching two new landlord licensing schemes, helping to secure a fairer deal for private renters in the borough by improving conditions.