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Islington Council stands in solidarity against racism following hateful online attack

Islington Council today (Friday 18 June) stands in solidarity against racism after a vicious and hateful attack during an online Black History 365 event.

 

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Key appointments will help Islington Council deliver a fairer borough

Islington Council has made three key appointments to help drive forward its ambitious work to rebuild a fairer Islington.

Islington Council is hosting a series of events to mark Windrush Day

‘Standing on their shoulders’ – join Islington’s Windrush Day 2021 celebrations

To celebrate the Windrush generation’s many contributions to the UK, Islington Council is hosting events from Windrush Day on Tuesday, 22 June through to NHS Day on Monday, 5 July.

The single will raise funds to install a statue honouring Windrush and Commonwealth NHS nurses and midwives at Whittington Hospital

Promotional single released to honour Windrush and Commonwealth NHS Nurses and Midwives

Islington Council is supporting Nubian Jak as they release a promotional single that will raise funds to install a statue honouring Windrush and Commonwealth NHS nurses and midwives at Whittington Hospital.

A plaque celebrating Bob Crossman, the first openly gay Mayor in the UK, is unveiled by his consort, Martin McCloghry, and current Islington Mayor Cllr Gallagher

Islington’s Pride unveils heritage trail with 50 plaques commemorating unsung local LGBTQ+ history

Islington's Pride is launching a new heritage trail with 50 plaques celebrating and commemorating the borough's rich LGBTQ+ history. 

Fundraising to commemorate Windrush and Commonwealth NHS Nurses and Midwives

Fundraising to commemorate Windrush and Commonwealth NHS Nurses and Midwives

Islington Council is supporting Nubian Jak’s crowd funding campaign to raise funds to install a statue at Whittington Hospital in honour of Windrush and Commonwealth NHS nurses and midwives.   

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New dementia-friendly health walk and invitation for people in Islington to become Dementia Friends

Islington is launching a new, free, dementia-friendly health walk and inviting people to become Dementia Friends in Dementia Action Week (17 May - 23 May).

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Islington Council commits to giving all care leavers 12 months’ free wi-fi in national first

Islington Council has become the first local authority in the country to ensure that all young people leaving care in the borough are provided with wi-fi broadband access at home for the first 12 months they live independently.

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Islington Council launches Challenging Inequality Strategy to create a fairer, more equal borough

Islington Council has launched a new strategy aimed at tackling inequality, racism and injustice in the borough for both staff and residents, in line with the council’s commitment to building a fairer Islington where everyone, regardless of background, has the opportunity to realise their potential and enjoy a good quality of life.

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Islington welcomes new Young Mayor, Deputy Young Mayor and Members for London Youth Assembly

Rosie Kurnaz has been elected Islington’s new Young Mayor - with Melissa Williamson as Deputy Young Mayor, and Salman Ayadi and Kacper Strek as Islington’s two new London Youth Assembly members.

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Islington Council Budget builds on work towards a fairer future

Rebuilding a fairer society in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic – and supporting those hardest hit by its effects – are the cornerstones of Islington Council’s Budget proposals for the next financial year.

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Islington Council announces support package of more than £850,000 to help the most vulnerable through winter

Low-income households and vulnerable people in Islington are set to benefit from a winter support package of more than £850,000 to help ensure they have access to food and fuel when they need it most.