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From L-R: Adrian Serrano (Street Food Trader of the Year) Mayor Gary Heather, John Papworth (Market Trader of the Year) and Santa Claus

Greengrocer and paella specialist recognised as Islington’s Market Traders of the Year

The winners of this year’s Market Trader of the Year competition were announced at the council’s festive event at Chapel Market on Saturday 2 December.  

People walk and cycle on Highbury Place, part of the Highbury LTN

Low-traffic neighbourhoods here to stay as Highbury scheme made permanent

The Highbury low-traffic neighbourhood scheme has been made permanent, after monitoring data and resident feedback showed it has helped to create greener, healthier, more welcoming streets for all.    

Cllr Comer-Schwartz and Cllr Ward

Autumn Statement 2023 - letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer

We ask for three things to help us build a better Islington for local people - full text of a letter from Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz and Cllr Diarmaid Ward to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of this week's Autumn Statement

Kate and John sponsored a tree in an empty tree pit outside their house.

Last chance to sponsor a street tree in Islington this year!

Islington Council is inviting residents to join a tree-planting initiative, aimed at contributing to a greener, healthier borough.

Sonam Shawo - trader at Chapel Market

Cast your vote for Islington’s Market Trader of the Year

Islington Council is asking shoppers to nominate their favourite stall holders for this year’s Market Trader of the Year competition.

Camden Passage, Islington -lit up with festive lights

Get ready for the seasonal festivities in Islington this winter

Islington will be transformed into a glittering winter wonderland this month as the borough’s high streets switch on their festive lights.  

Local residents planting flowers and shrubs in a planter

Help maintain your community's green spaces by becoming a Greener Together Champion

Local people and communities are being invited to help create a greener, healthier borough, by taking part in a scheme that gives them the skills to help with the upkeep of Islington's beautiful green spaces. 

Staff and partners pictured at the opening of West Library Youth Employment Hub alongside local councillors, Santiago Bell-Bradford, Lead Member for Inclusive Economy and Jobs; Councillor Michelline Safi Ngongo, Lead Member for Children, Young People and Families; Councillor Una O’Halloran, Lead Member for Homes and Communities and Councillor Rowena Champion, Lead Member for Environment, Air Quality and Transport

Two new Youth Employment Hubs open their doors to help young people get into work, training and education

Islington Council has transformed two formerly unused spaces into dedicated venues to support local young people into employment, training and education.  

Islington Council

Islamophobia Awareness Month 2023 - Statement from Islington Council and local faith and community partners

To mark Islamophobia Awareness Month, Islington Council, Finsbury Park Mosque, Muslim Welfare House, 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 in Islington.  

Poppy wreaths. Photo from 2019's Remembrance Sunday service at Islington Memorial Green

Remembrance Sunday commemorations in Islington

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

Staff at the Waste and Recycling Centre pose with Cllr Champion and Tony Ralph, Islington's Director Environment and Commercial Operations, in front of a range of electric vehicles

Drive for greener fleet continues with completion of electrification works

Islington Council’s efforts to create a greener borough for all have taken a major step forward, following the completion of works that will eventually support the electrification of its entire vehicle fleet.  

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council

Making Islington’s neighbourhoods liveable for all

Islington Council Leader Kaya Comer-Schwartz explains how the council is working with local people to build better streets and communities together.