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Streets Kitchen ribbon cutting banner

Council provides Streets Kitchen with new space to support homeless people

Islington Council has provided Streets Kitchen, a grassroots group working to help the homeless community, with space for a new hub in Nags Head, as part of its ongoing efforts to challenge inequality in the borough.

Cllr Champion on her bike on Cycleway 38 North

Local people back council’s vision for greener borough as Islington Greener Futures reaches £1m target

Local people have helped create a cleaner, greener, healthier future for Islington by supporting the council’s pioneering Islington Greener Futures investment to reach its £1 million target.   

Cllr Asima Shaikh, third from right, is joined at the White Collar Factory by TownSq co-founder Mandy Weston, second from right, TownSq Community Director Jamie McGowan, far right, Bunhill councillors and colleagues.

Islington Council appoints Town Square Spaces to run new inclusive affordable workspaces and support programme for tech and digital start-ups

More than 200 aspiring entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities will get support with their small and micro businesses through three innovative and inclusive new affordable workspaces for the tech and digital sector.

LGBTQ History Month banner which includes the progress flag with the Islington Together logo. On the bottom of the graphic it reads "LGBTQ History Month 2022"  followed by the logos from Challenging inequality, We Are Islington and the council logo

Islington Council stands with its communities to celebrate LGBTQ History Month in February

Islington Council stands with Islington’s LGBTQ communities to celebrate their history and contributions, while working to ensure its members are safe, connected and included in the borough. 

Pictured left to right: Keith Townsend (Islington Council's Corporate Director - Environment); Cllr Rowena Champion (Islington Council's Executive Member for Environment and Transport); Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz (Islington Council Leader); Tony Ralph (Islington Council's Director of Environment and Commercial Operations)

Last opportunity for local people to invest in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier Islington

There’s less than a week to go before the deadline for Islington Greener Futures, and local people are being invited to play their part in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier borough by investing.   

The Together Greener microsite helps local people make cleaner, greener, healthier choices

Together Greener site allows local people to play their part in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier Islington

Islington Council has launched an exciting new tool which calculates local people’s carbon footprints and advises them on the pledges they can make to help create a cleaner, greener, healthier future. 

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, left, at Emirates Stadium with members of the Love and Loss group (from left) Jessica Plummer, Paige Noel-Appleton and Jakadi Appleton

Islington stands with Arsenal to say No More Red

Islington parents who have lost their children to knife crime attended Emirates Stadium yesterday to stand in solidarity with Arsenal’s No More Red campaign, alongside the leader and chief executive of Islington Council.

Picture of the outside of Ironmonger Row Baths in Islington near Old Street

Ironmonger Row Baths swimming pool to reopen

Ironmonger Row Baths swimming pool will reopen on Monday 24 January for all users - including school swimming and Better Swim School.

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

Report reveals positive impact of Canonbury East people-friendly streets neighbourhood

The council has closely studied monitoring data and listened carefully to feedback on the Canonbury East people-friendly streets neighbourhood, and will now introduce an exemption scheme for Blue Badge holders living in the neighbourhood.   

Picture of the outside of Ironmonger Row Baths in Islington near Old Street

Ironmonger Row Baths update - Gym, Studio and Squash Courts to reopen

Following the fire on 6 January, GLL and Islington Council have been working closely together to reopen facilities at Ironmonger Row Baths as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Nominate your Islington community hero for an award

There is still time to nominate an unsung, local hero for the Mayor’s Civic Awards or the Ben Kinsella Award. These awards give well-deserved recognition to people who make Islington a better, more equal place.

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Islington Council to help give hundreds of workers a stronger stake in local economy

Islington Council is launching a new programme to help give hundreds of workers a stronger stake in the local economy through a new co-operative development agency – allowing them to steer and shape local businesses, and fairly share the profits.