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Windrush Day 2022

Help celebrate Windrush Day in Islington on 22 June

Islington celebrates Windrush Day on Wednesday, 22 June with a wealth of events including music, performance, stories, Caribbean refreshments and chances to share memories and experiences.

A man is vaccinated against Covid-19 in Islington; picture taken at Emirates Stadium in June 2021

Grab a jab - more than 6,500 Islington residents get first Covid-19 vaccine in 2022

More than 6,500 Islington residents have had their first Covid-19 vaccine since January this year - as people are reminded “it’s never too late” to get your first vaccine.

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

Cleaner, greener, healthier streets for Highbury as people-friendly streets neighbourhood continues

Local people will continue to benefit from cleaner, greener, healthier streets, with the Highbury people-friendly streets neighbourhood set to remain in place.

Tina Jegede and Oliur Rahman

Care and community champions recognised for Covid pandemic work in Queen's Jubilee Birthday Honours

Two people have been recognised in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours for their work in social care and within the community during the Covid pandemic.

Volunteers are helping to transform the Packington Estate by planting more than 4,000 plants

Volunteers plant more than 4,000 plants to transform Packington Estate

More than 4,000 plants and eight trees that were donated by an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show entrant are being planted by green-fingered volunteers, to help transform the Packington Estate.    

Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Executive Member for Finance, Planning and Performance

Islington Council launches extra support scheme to help most vulnerable with cost of living

Islington Council has launched a new Council Tax rebate scheme to help the thousands of low-income households and pensioners most likely to be struggling with the rising cost of living.

With the newly-planted oak sapling at Christ The King Catholic Primary School are, from left, Cllr Michelline Ngongo, Osap, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Nikita, Yulia and Denys-2

Ukraine: School plants oak sapling in symbol of solidarity as Islington community opens its hearts and homes to welcome refugees

An oak sapling was planted in the grounds of a school in a moving ceremony last week to symbolise solidarity between refugees fleeing war-torn Ukraine and those opening their hearts and homes to them in Islington.

Islington Support Payment Scheme graphic - with the words Islington Support Payment Scheme, for people affected by abuse while placed by Islington Council in its children's homes between 1966-95, open for applications, www.islingtonsupportpayment.co.uk

Islington opens support payment scheme for people affected by abuse while placed by the council in its children’s homes

Islington Council has today launched the Islington Support Payment Scheme, for people who experienced abuse while placed by the council in its children’s homes. 

Natalie Dinning, owner of Islington family business Lesley's Sauces-3

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.

Mayor of Islington Cllr Marian Spall-5

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.

queen's jubilee banner

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?’.