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Islington Council unveils a new mosaic in Archway dedicated to the Irish community
Islington Council has unveiled a mosaic at Navigator Square in Archway celebrating the huge contributions of Irish people to life in the borough.
Local celebrations to mark the Coronation can apply for council funding
The Coronation weekend of 6-8 May is an opportunity for community groups, neighbours and friends to get together – and in Islington, the council has announced a fund of £33,000 will be available to help support these events.
Letter to the Home Secretary following Türkiye and Syria earthquakes
Thursday 9th March 2023
Dear Home Secretary,
Everyone in Islington, Hackney, Haringey and Enfield has been heartbroken by the events that have taken place in Türkiye and Syria last month following the series of earthquakes in the region.
Islington Council to fund community festivals for all
Islington Council can today announce that applications are open for the Islington Community Festivals Fund. Organisations can apply for financial support to produce high quality arts events in the borough.
Hosts needed for Ukrainian refugees a year after the invasion began
Since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the people of Islington have welcomed over 400 Ukrainian refugees. Now, one year later, Islington Council is appealing for more hosts to house refugees in their time of need.
Türkiye and Syria earthquake vigil to be held at Islington Town Hall
On Monday 20 February, between 6 – 6.45pm, Islington Council invites residents to come and share our condolences and show our solidarity with the people of Türkiye and Syria.
We stand together - statement in response to Independent Review of Prevent
On 19 June 2017, an extreme right-wing terror attack in Finsbury Park took the life of local husband, father and grandfather Makram Ali. Many more people were injured, and still live with trauma today.
Warning over unsafe ‘Boxo Blend’ blenders after fatal fire
Islington Council has issued a warning about unsafe ‘Boxo Blend’ kitchen blenders, after one of the devices caused a fatal flat fire in Haringey.
Statement on the earthquake in Türkiye and Syria
Islington is in deep sorrow at this week’s devastating earthquake in Türkiye and Syria, and we offer our heartfelt condolences and sympathy to everyone affected by this tragedy.
Standing with Islington’s LGBTQ community this February
Islington Council stands with Islington’s LGBTQ communities to celebrate their history and unique contributions to our borough.
Holocaust survivor’s story will be heard at Holocaust Memorial Day event
Daughter of Holocaust survivor, David Herman, will share her father’s story as Islington Council hosts an in-person event for Holocaust Memorial Day on Friday 27 January.
New WE Heal fund to support women and girls in Islington
Today (Tuesday 29 November) - as part of the UN’s 16 days of activism against violence against women and girls (VAWG) - Islington Council launches a new fund for art-based therapy as a response to violence.