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Islington Sea Cadets poppy wreath - Remembrance

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. 

Islamophobia Awareness Month banner

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.

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.