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The three R's - Islington in Top 10

Cllr Joe Caluori, Islington Council's Executive Member for Children & Families, writes about Evening Standard analysis that shows Islington's schools are in the top 10 in the country for attainment...

Sadiq Khan gives new council homes the thumbs up

Labour’s candidate for Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan MP, has praised Islington Council for building new genuinely-affordable homes whilst on a visit to a new development site in the borough....

A time for hope, not hate

On Friday 27th November, an attempted arson attack took place at Finsbury Park Mosque in Islington. Our community stands united in condemning this horrific attack and we urge anyone with...

Cally Road Tube Petition Taken to City Hall

On Monday 23rd November, Islington Labour councillors presented a petition with over 575 signatures to Assembly Member Jennette Arnold at City Hall, calling on Transport for London (TfL) to halt...

Town Hall flies Transgender Flag

Islington Council will again fly the Transgender flag above the Town Hall to mark International Transgender Day of Remembrance, on Friday 20th November. International Transgender Day of Remembrance is held...

The real Living Wage making a difference

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, writes about Living Wage Week 2015 -  It’s been three years since Islington became the joint-first local authority to become an accredited Living...

Cally Road Tube

Transport for London (TfL) have announced plans to replace the two lifts at Caledonian Road tube station, which will result in the closure of the station for 8 months from...

Black history to be fully integrated into school curriculum

All across the country, October marks Black History Month (BHM). BHM is designed to celebrate, recognise and promote knowledge of the achievements of the Black community to British history, culture...

Job Opportunity - Borough Organiser

Islington Labour Party are looking to recruit a Borough Organiser to help us with our ongoing campaign work. This position represents an excellent opportunity to gain experience in working on...

Labour's 7,000 Councillors are leading the fightback

St Peter's ward councillor, Cllr Alice Perry, spoke at the 2015 Labour Party Conference in Brighton. Read her speech below -  Our lives our defined by our work, the communities...

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