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Islington and Camden head to City Hall to Lobby Boris Johnson over air quality

Today (Thursday 20th March), Cllr. Watts Leader of Islington Council, Cllr. Phil Jones Camden’s Cabinet member for Sustainability & Transport and Assembly Member Jeannette Arnold visited City Hall to demand...

Fairness in Tough Times

 Fairness in tough times Mary’s a single mum who lives on a council estate here in Islington with her three children, Josh, aged 9, Michael, 18, and Lisa, who’s 20*....

Standing Up For Islington Private Tenants

Deposits of private renters are held in the government backed Tenancy Deposit Scheme. A significant amount of money has accumulated from unclaimed tenant’s deposits since the scheme was launched in...

Islington’s Cllr Janet Burgess shortlisted for LGiU Councillor Achievement Awards

Cllr Janet Burgess, Deputy Leader and Executive Member for Health & Wellbeing, has been shortlisted for the ‘Age UK Award’ at the prestigious LGiU and CCLA annual Councillor Achievement Awards....

Islington celebrates best ever GCSE results

I'm really delighted that Government figures released today have confirmed that 63.2% of pupils in the borough achieved five A*- C grades – including the key subjects of English and...

Don't scrap crisis loans just because some councils fail to use them

When Anna sought help from a Solace Women's Aid refuge she had no money and had experienced abuse at the hands of her husband and his family. With a young...

Let’s keep art accessible to all

Islington has a proud tradition of artistic creativity. Many wonderful artists have made our borough their home. Art plays an important role in our society. Art supports tourism, our creative...

Proud Islington’s Labour Council is a Living Wage employer

No one should be paid less than they can live on and as a Council we are committed to playing our role in making sure they don’t have to. Islington’s...

Safer Lorries, Safer Cycling

The safety of cyclists on Islington's roads is a matter of life and death which the council takes extremely seriously. So, at last night's council meeting, amid ongoing concern following... Read more

Say no to the Islington Free School

By Cllr Joe Caluori, Executive Member for Children & Families  Back in July I wrote about Michael Gove’s move to take a plot of land from the Council on which... Read more

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