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Youth Council elections

New Youth Council elected to represent young people in Islington

Islington’s young people have elected 14 of their peers to represent them and champion issues that are important to them for the next two years.


Council to invest further £500,000 in supporting local people and businesses through the cost of living crisis this winter

Islington Council will use extra funding received from energy generation at the publicly-owned Edmonton EcoPark to provide additional support to its most vulnerable residents and businesses during the cost of living emergency this winter, including a new debt relief fund and support payments to low-income households.

A graphic showing people enjoying their streets on foot, wheel, and bike. The image includes text, which reads: "St Peter's and Canonbury East people-friendly streets trials made permanent."

St Peter’s and Canonbury East people-friendly streets neighbourhoods made permanent

The St Peter’s and Canonbury East people-friendly streets neighbourhoods are being made permanent, as the council continues to strive for a cleaner, greener, healthier future.   

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Get into the festive spirit in Islington this winter

Islington will be transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland this month as the borough’s high streets switch on their festive lights. There will be loads of fun activities and great opportunities to support the fantastic small businesses in the borough.

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Community power can help Islington to confront inequality and poverty, task force suggests

Community power – giving communities greater opportunity to contribute to how local decisions are made and how local services are run – can help Islington build a more equal future, the Task Force on Inequality in Islington suggests this week.

Cllr Champion and Islington arboricultural manager Jon Ryan help plant a tree from the Forest for Change exhibition in November 2021

Islington marks start of COP27 by joining Trees for Streets scheme

To mark the start of COP27, Islington Council can today announce that it is continuing its ambitious tree-planting programme by joining a new resident-sponsorship scheme that could see hundreds of extra trees planted across the borough.   

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Islington Council seeks views on proposal for Vittoria and Copenhagen primary schools

Islington Council is seeking the views of parents and carers, staff, and the local community on a proposal to amalgamate Vittoria and Copenhagen primary schools into one school.

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Remembrance Sunday commemorations in Islington

Islington Council invites residents to join its Remembrance Sunday commemorations, recognising the service of the Armed Forces and those who lost their lives in war.

From left to right: Mitch Fly, Amani Simpson, Cllr Roulin Khondoker, Ivelaw King, Cllr Jason Jackson, Richard Sigobodhla, Cllr Bashir Ibrahim, Kwaku Asiedu

New mental health programme to create better future for young Black men and boys in Islington

Islington Council and the NHS can today announce a new, innovative mental health programme which will help to create a better future for young Black men and boys, and supports the council’s efforts to tackle inequality. 

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Islamophobia Awareness Month 2022 - Statement from Islington Council and local mosques

To mark Islamophobia Awareness Month, Islington Council, Finsbury Park Mosque, Muslim Welfare House, Al-Risalah Mosque, Islington Hate Crime Forum, Holloway Educational and Cultural Centre, and Islington Faiths Forum stand together in solidarity to reiterate that any form of hate crime will not be tolerated, and to celebrate our Muslim communities.

Andover Youth Centre launch

New Andover Youth Centre will be run by the community, for the community

Islington Council has opened a brand-new youth centre on the Andover Estate. The centre will take a unique community approach that will empower young people to broaden their horizons and build self-confidence in a safe space, supported by familiar and friendly faces.

Islington Anchor Institutions Network launch event at Islington Town Hall

New network of major Islington employers and key organisations to reduce inequalities and help build a thriving local economy

Islington Council has led the development of a new network of major employers and key organisations, with nine founding members, dedicated to boosting the local economy and helping to create a more equal borough.