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Islington Council stands with Islington’s LGBTQ communities to celebrate their history and contributions, while working to ensure its members are safe, connected and included in the borough.
Supporting local people to cope with the cost-of-living crisis – and building a more equal Islington for everyone amid the Covid-19 pandemic – are the key drivers of Islington Council’s budget proposals for the next financial year.
As part of its drive to make the borough a more equal place, Islington Council has formed a Task Force of business, academic and local leaders to examine the real issues affecting local people.
Islington Council is distributing £200 supermarket vouchers to thousands of Islington households to help with food and bills this winter as part of its package of support for people in greatest need.
Islington Council is looking to cut council tax bills for working age low-income households, to help with the cost of living for local people and create a more equal Islington.
Today (Monday 29 November), Islington Council launches its biggest-ever public engagement programme in a bid to explore local people’s experience of inequality and, with local communities, help build a more equal borough together.
Islington has awarded its highest honour – the Freedom of the Borough – to four exceptional recipients in recognition of their contributions to local life.
Honoured at last night’s special ceremony at Islington Town Hall were:
- Jennette Arnold OBE, former London Assembly Member and Islington councillor
- Yvonne Conolly CBE, the UK’s first Black female headteacher
- The London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
- The Whittington Health NHS Trust
Islington’s pioneering School Streets have helped children enjoy a cleaner, greener, and healthier school run, new monitoring data has revealed.
Islington will celebrate Black History Month with exciting free events for all – from performances, music, walking tours, and family fun, to conversations and sessions with trailblazing Black MPs, activists and influencers.
Islington Council and fashion co-operative open unique affordable workspace supporting local fashion talent in latest chapter of community wealth-building campaign
Local designer-makers and residents with an interest in garment production received a boost this week with the opening of a brand-new and unique affordable workspace in Finsbury Park.
Statue unveiled outside Whittington Health NHS Trust to commemorate Windrush and Commonwealth NHS nurses and midwives
A statue has been unveiled outside the Whittington Health NHS Trust to commemorate the extraordinary efforts of Windrush and Commonwealth NHS nurses and midwives, following a crowd-funding campaign supported by Islington Council.
Thousands of children and young people benefitting from a packed summer of activities laid on by Islington Council
Thousands of children and young people in Islington have been exploring the summer and expanding their horizons thanks to Islington Council’s summer activities programme.