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Islington Council launches local business survey in partnership with Black Pound Day

Islington Council has partnered with leading Black-business advocates Black Pound Day to better support Islington’s Black-owned local businesses.

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Lifelong resident Cllr Marian Spall becomes Islington Mayor

Lifelong resident and community advocate Cllr Marian Spall has become the Mayor of Islington, after being sworn in for 2022-23 at last night’s (26 May) Annual Council meeting.

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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.

A poster promoting the George Floyd event on Wednesday 25 May

Islington marks anniversary of George Floyd’s death with online Black History Working Group event

To mark two years since George Floyd’s death, Islington Council’s Black History Working Group is hosting an online event, named ‘George Floyd: Two Years On, Where Are We Now?’.    

Young swimmers enjoy the newly reopened and refurbished Highbury Pool

Make a splash this summer with free swimming lessons

It’s easier than ever for children, families and over-60s to enjoy the physical and mental health benefits of swimming this summer, with Islington Council and GLL offering hundreds of free lessons during the half-term and summer holidays

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Islington Council’s new Executive will work together to build a more equal Islington

Islington Council today (Wednesday, 18 May) announces a new Executive, who will lead the council’s work to create a more equal future for people in the borough.

Islington Council local election results

Islington Council local election results

Voters in Islington have elected all 51 councillors in the local council elections on Thursday, 5 May.

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Bemerton Children’s Centre in Barnsbury rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted

Bemerton Children’s Centre, a nursery near Caledonian Road managed by Islington Council, has been given the highest-possible rating by Ofsted.

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Get ready for council elections on 5 May - please check where to vote

As local elections on Thursday 5 May draw near, Islington residents are being asked to check details of where to vote.

Islington in Bloom is open for 2022

Local people invited to get growing as Islington in Bloom opens

Islington’s favourite horticultural competition is open for another year, enabling gardeners of all abilities to get growing to help create a cleaner, greener, healthier borough.    

Georgie Fay artist

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.