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John raising funds to become an electrician - Beam

Innovative community-led scheme supports homeless people in Islington

Twenty homeless people in Islington have successfully found jobs and homes thanks to the generosity of their local community. Islington Council has partnered with Beam, an innovative social enterprise and fundraising platform, which brings communities together online to help homeless people achieve their goals.

Cllr Turan, Maria, Cllr Spall [cropped]

Islington carers celebrated at Dignity in Care awards

For the first time since the pandemic, Islington Council’s Dignity in Care Awards returned to celebrate the exceptional support from social care workers, volunteers and community members.

Ukrainian Independence Day group with flag (cropped)

Appeal for more hosts in Islington to house Ukrainian refugees

Islington Council is appealing for more hosts to help house Ukrainian refugees and transform lives in the borough.

Cllr Woolf (knife bin) - cropped

Islington will work with local communities to reduce violence

Islington Council today (Thursday, 13 October) launches the Safer Islington Partnership’s new Violence Reduction Strategy and pledges to work side-by-side with local people and groups to create a safer borough.

Elizabeth House director Nathalie Renaud, left, with Council Leader Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz as the council announces it Warm Community Spaces initiative

Islington Council announces Warm Community Spaces network and holds Cost Of Living Summit in quest to protect as many as possible from worst effects of crisis this winter

Islington Council will work with organisations across the borough to keep community centres open as Warm Community Spaces, providing respite to residents this winter as the cost of living emergency bites.

Community Fibre installation

Faster broadband is coming to council homes across the borough

Islington Council is working with two broadband providers to roll out full-fibre broadband across the borough’s estates and other council homes, bringing more residents the benefits of fast internet access.

Volunteers at Freightliners City Farm maintain their ornamental garden

Borough’s green fingers celebrated as Islington blooms again

Green-fingered residents across the borough have been recognised for their Islington in Bloom entries, as local people continue to play their part in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier future.    

Pictured from left to right are: Cllr O'Halloran; Sophie McDonagh (Projects Delivery Manager) at Islington Council); Liza Durrant (Senior Programme Manager)

Local people invited to shape Thriving Neighbourhoods through £10m investment programme

Islington Council is today (Monday, 26 September) announcing a £10 million investment programme that allows local people to help shape the transformation of shared spaces on estates across the borough.   

Windrush Day 2022-2

Islington celebrates Black History Month 2022 with a packed programme of exciting events

Islington will celebrate Black History Month in October with exciting free events for all, to celebrate the many contributions and achievements of the Black diaspora and communities that have enriched lives in Islington and across the country.

Cost of living emergency declaration - Council Leader Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz

Cost of living emergency declared by Islington Council as it sets out support for residents and businesses ‘already at breaking point’

Islington Council last night declared a “cost of living emergency” and pledged to do all it can to help the tens of thousands of residents likely to be hit hardest by spiralling energy and food costs, and soften the blow for local small and medium-sized businesses.

Cllr Champion on her bike on Cycleway 38 North

Council marks World Car Free Day by announcing air quality improvement

Islington Council is marking World Car Free Day by announcing an improvement in air quality across the borough, reflecting the positive impact of efforts to create a cleaner, greener, healthier Islington.   

Her Majesty The Queen

Her Majesty The Queen - Statement from the Mayor of Islington

A statement from the Mayor of Islington following the announcement of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.