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We ask for three things to help us build a better Islington for local people - full text of a letter from Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz and Cllr Diarmaid Ward to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of this week's Autumn Statement
Islington Council has appointed Victoria Lawson as its new Chief Executive.
Islington Council has cut direct carbon emissions from its pension fund by 40%, as it continues to strive to make its £1.7billion fund net-zero carbon by 2050 or earlier.
The council is set to take the difficult decision not to reinstate the Sobell Leisure Centre ice rink. Here, Cllr Nurullah Turan, Islington Council’s Executive Member for Health and Social Care, explains why.
Islington Council is set to invite local people to help create an inclusive programme of activities at the new Sobell Leisure Centre, so that people of all ages and backgrounds can enjoy the huge benefits of sport and physical activity.
Working with the Terence MacSwiney Committee, Islington Council has unveiled a plaque dedicated to Michael Collins, an Irish Nationalist leader who campaigned and fought for Irish independence in the early 20th Century.
A “vital part of Islington’s safety net” for residents in crisis marked a milestone 10th anniversary this week, looking to the future while marking the £20.5million of short-term relief grants it has provided so far.
A one-off £250 grant to help with essential living costs has been made available to thousands more Islington residents who rent their homes.
A free community event to celebrate Islington’s diversity and bring people of all ages and backgrounds together will be held on Saturday, 8 July.
Islington Council has revealed plans to open a landmark Black Cultural Centre, which will be a space for the Black community in the borough to celebrate history and culture.
Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council, said: “I’m shocked and saddened following the fatal stabbings of a man and a boy in Islington last night.
Islington Council Leader Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz sets out the Islington Promise - how the council and local people and communities can work together for a better and more equal Islington.