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Extreme heat - please stay safe and look out for people who may be struggling

Islington Council is taking extra measures to check in on vulnerable people as extreme heat of up to 40°C is forecast for London early next week, and is urging all residents to take action to stay safe. 

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Grab a jab this summer and protect yourself against serious illness and long Covid

With a national surge in Covid cases, Islington’s health bosses are reminding residents that it’s not too late to grab a jab and significantly reduce risks of serious illness, hospitalisation and long Covid.

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Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Islington

In total, 95 community events and celebrations are set to take place in Islington next month to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Islington Council appoints an artist-in-residence to work with Bunhill residents on public art

Islington Council has appointed participatory artist and printmaker Georgie Fay to a year-long residency at St Luke’s Community Centre, as part of a project to create new public art in Bunhill.

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Islington Irish Month is expected to raise £10,000 for Mayor’s charities

Islington Irish Month, a month-long series of Irish heritage events organised in collaboration with Mayor of Islington Cllr Troy Gallagher and The London Irish Centre, is expected to raise £10,000 for charity when counts are completed.

Islington paused for a minute's silence outside the Town Hall to mark National Day of Reflection

Islington comes together to mark National Day of Reflection

People across Islington are coming together today (Wednesday, 23 March) to mark National Day of Reflection by remembering the 418 lives sadly lost in the borough during the Covid-19 pandemic.  

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Islington provides funding to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Islington Council is supporting local celebrations of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the first ever Platinum Jubilee in British royal history, by providing £20,000 in funding for local celebratory events.

Cllr Spall, Cllr Ngongo, Cllr Lukes, Special Assistant Chief Officer Anthony Peltier, representatives of Islington Boxing Club-2

Islington Council installs bleed control kits to help save lives

Islington Council is standing with its communities to provide life-saving equipment and first aid training to help keep residents safe.

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz lead the Islington Together Women's Walk through Highbury Fields

Islington Together Women’s Walk puts safety at top of agenda

More than 50 women took part in a symbolic walk through Islington today (Wednesday, 16 February) to highlight the importance of creating a borough where women and girls feel safe when out and about, and the work Islington Council and its partners are doing to improve things further.

Councillors mark the launch of the refurbished Harvist Estate pitch

Refurbished Harvist Estate football pitch provides safe space for young people to fulfil their potential

Islington Council, Arsenal and adidas have worked together to refurbish the Harvist Estate football pitch as part of the No More Red campaign, to make it a safe space for young people to play the beautiful game and fulfil their potential.   

Islington Irish Month

Islington Council announces a month-long programme of Irish heritage festivities

To celebrate an historic year in Islington’s history with our first Irish-born Mayor, Cllr Troy Gallagher, Islington Council has partnered with the London Irish Centre to showcase the best of Irish culture and heritage across the borough.