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Celebrating Islington’s small businesses

Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, explains why it is important to support small businesses in Islington on Small Business Saturday and throughout the year. Islington has a...

Fighting for the rights of local people from countries in the EU

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, is urging everyone to sign Islington Labour’s petition calling on the Tory Government to guarantee the #FullRightsNow of local people from countries...

Charity sector workers deserve a real Living Wage

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, explains why Islington Council is fighting for a real Living Wage for charity sector workers. Everyone deserves to earn enough to live...

Creating a Fairer Islington for All through the Arts

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, explains how Islington Council is working to tackle inequality through its London Borough of Culture bid. Labour-run Islington Council is committed to...

Cally Clock Tower - a history of people achieving change

Cllr Paul Smith, Labour councillor for Holloway ward, writes about the transformation coming to Caledonian Park following a ground-breaking ceremony last week. Work has begun to improve the Cally Clock...

Making new development work for Islington

Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, writes about how Islington Council is working hard to make sure new development in the borough helps provide jobs and opportunities for...

Government action on acid sales comes not a moment too soon

Cllr Andy Hull, Executive Member for Finance, Performance and Community Safety, responds to the Government's policy announcement aimed to regulate the purchase of acids. As you may have heard, the...

Preparing Islington’s young people for a technological future

Cllr Joe Caluori, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Families, explains why Islington’s newest youth centre is the place for young people to hone skills for the future. Islington...

Islington urges local shops not to sell acid to youngsters

Cllr Andy Hull, Executive Member for Finance, Performance and Community Safety, blogs about why Islington Council is calling on local shops to regulate the purchase of corrosive substances and acid....

All public sector workers deserve a real pay increase

Cllr Osh Gantly, Islington Labour councillor for Highbury East, blogs about why all public sector workers deserve a pay increase. The public sector is our greatest asset. From the NHS...

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