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Cllr Sheila Chapman and Cllr Flora Williamson

Cllrs Sheila Chapman and Flora Williamson join Islington Council’s Executive

Islington Council’s Executive has appointed two new members, who will continue to drive forward its work to create a more equal borough for all.

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Islington welcomes Emirates Stadium becoming home of Arsenal women’s team

Arsenal has today (Tuesday, 14 May) announced that the Emirates Stadium will host 11 women’s football matches in the 2024/25 season, marking a huge step forward for the women’s game.  

Islington Council

Islington Council announces by-election in Hillrise ward

Islington Council will hold a by-election in Hillrise ward on 2 May 2024, following the resignation of Cllr David Poyser.

Mayor's Civic and Ben Kinsella Award Winners 2024 - alongside the Mayor of Islington and Sophie Cloutterbuck from London Metropolitan University (LMU)

Islington’s unsung heroes recognised with awards ceremony

Islington has celebrated local community heroes and their amazing contributions to the borough in a glittering awards ceremony.

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council cropped

Councillor Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council, responds to the Spring Budget

"I am relieved to see our lobbying, alongside other councils and charities, has been recognised by the Chancellor in the Spring Budget through his U-Turn on plans to scrap the Household Support Fund.  

Cllr Comer-Schwartz and Cllr Ward

Spring Budget - letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Ahead of next week's Spring Budget, a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer from the Leader and Deputy Leader of Islington Council about four things that would make a huge difference to lives in Islington

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council

Why Islington needs fair funding

With Islington Council's budget being voted on next week, leader Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz explains why the council has written to the Government making three urgent calls for action

The Mayor of Islington attending a previous volunteering fair in ceremonial robes

Join the Mayor of Islington at two volunteering fairs

The Mayor of Islington, in partnership with his chosen charity Voluntary Action Islington (VAI), will host two events this month to encourage people to learn about local volunteering opportunities.  

Picture of two Islington Council workers with a snow gritting cart, with the words "Fair funding now to protect our services"

Islington Council announces 2024/25 budget proposals and calls for fair funding from Government

Islington Council today (Wednesday, 3 January) calls for fair funding from Government as the council announces its 2024/25 budget proposals. 

Cllr Comer-Schwartz and Cllr Ward

Household Support Fund - letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

A letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer from the Leader and Deputy Leader of Islington Council, urgently requesting for the Household Support Fund to be continued

Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Executive Member for Finance, Planning and Performance

8,000 of the lowest income households will no longer pay council tax in Islington from April

More than 8,000 low-income working-age households will no longer pay council tax from April thanks to Islington Council’s new Council Tax Support Scheme. 

Islington Council

Murder investigation in Islington - council Leader's statement

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council, said: “I’m shocked and saddened by the tragic news that a 21-year-old man has lost his life following a stabbing on Tufnell Park Road yesterday (Monday, 11 December) evening.