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Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz (centre), Leader of Islington Council, at the first meeting of the Let's Talk Islington Task Force

Force to be reckoned with – Let's Talk Islington team to tackle inequality

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.

Ms Cinko (new resident), Cllr Ward, Mrs O'Donoghue (new resident), Cllr Jackson

Families move into new Islington Council homes in Holloway

Two Islington families have moved into newly-built council homes with gardens on Belfont Walk, Holloway, as part of Islington Council’s commitment to tackling the housing crisis.

The new School Street will help make it easier for children to walk and cycle the school run

Islington Council unveils plans for cleaner, greener, healthier streets for schools on main roads

Islington Council is inviting local people to have their say on plans to continue its pioneering School Streets programme, which help make the school run cleaner, greener and healthier.     

Logo with the words Islington Together - For a more equal future

Thousands in Islington will get £200 supermarket vouchers to help with living costs this winter

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.

Graphic - People-Friendly Streets, Better places for everyone - with image of a woman and two children walking

New people-friendly streets neighbourhood to bring cleaner, greener, healthier streets to St Mary’s Church

Islington Council can today announce that its efforts to create a cleaner, greener, healthier borough are continuing, with the introduction of a new people-friendly streets neighbourhood in the St Mary’s Church area.    

Graphic - People-Friendly Streets, Better places for everyone - with image of a woman and two children walking

New measures to make it easier for disabled people to travel in Highbury people-friendly streets neighbourhoods

Islington Council can today announce that it is introducing new measures to make it easier for disabled people to travel in the Highbury West and Highbury Fields people-friendly streets neighbourhoods.    

Islington Council

Extra council tax support for low-income households in Islington

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.

Graphic - People-Friendly Streets, Better places for everyone - with image of a woman and two children walking

Canonbury West people-friendly streets neighbourhood brings cleaner, greener, healthier streets

Islington Council can reveal the positive impact of the Canonbury West people-friendly streets neighbourhood in bringing cleaner, greener, healthier streets, and is inviting local people to have their say on the scheme.    

Cllr Champion and children at Hugh Myddelton Primary School plant a tree

Council plants ‘Forest for Change’ trees at Hugh Myddelton Primary School

Islington Council has planted some of the borough’s first trees from the ‘Forest for Change’ exhibition at Hugh Myddelton Primary School, as a symbol of its ongoing commitment to creating a cleaner, greener, healthier borough for all.    

Outside the FC Designer Collective store,(from left) Boaz Otudeko, Sarah Hill, Cllr Asima Shaikh, Fashion-Enter CEO Jenny Holloway and Tricia Blake-2

Small Business Saturday: spending money locally this festive season

With Christmas on the horizon, Islington Council is encouraging residents to spend their money at local, independent businesses to keep our high streets thriving.

Let's Talk Islington launch in Caledonian Park with (L-R) Jessica Plummer, parent champion and anti-knife-crime campaigner; Paul O'Brien of Sunflour Bakery in Caledonian Road; Gladys Cobbina-Agyemang (seated), of the Black Women's Link Project; Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council; Navinder Kaur, Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Islington and member of the Inequality Task Force

Let’s Talk Islington: Islington residents invited to help build a more equal future for the borough

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.

The new vaccine centre at Resource for London will make it easier to get vaccinated

New Covid-19 vaccine centre opens on Holloway Road to make it easier for local people to get jabbed

A new Covid-19 vaccination centre has opened at Resource for London on Holloway Road, making it easier for local people to access the vaccine and protect themselves, their loved ones, and their community this winter.