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Calls for Mayor to ban diesel vehicles from London

Labour-run Islington Council has become the first council in the capital to call for all diesel vehicles to be banned from London. Cllr Claudia Webbe, Executive Member for Environment and...

No real help for small businesses from Tory Budget

The Tory Budget has been slammed by Cllr Asima Shaikh, Islington Council's Executive Member for Economic Development, for not offering more support for local small businesses that will be hit...

Islington Labour councillor and businesses deliver business rates petition to Treasury

Today (1st March) an Islington Labour councillor and business representatives delivered a 12,658-strong petition to the Treasury. The petition calls on the Government to freeze plans to dramatically raise Islington’s business rates....

Freeze business rates hike

Islington Labour backs calls for Government to freeze business rates hike Islington Labour is supporting calls by local business groups for the Tory Government to freeze the implementation of higher...

Islington Labour marks LGBT History Month

The iconic LGBT flag will be flying over Islington Town Hall once again this February to mark LGBT History Month. Islington has a proud LGBT history, where it played host...

Islington Labour councillors secure more Archway concessions from TfL

Islington Labour councillors have secured significant concessions on the Archway transformation works from Transport for London (TfL) on behalf of residents and passengers. The removal of the gyratory will create...

Islington schools in the top 20 in the country for pupil progress

Islington now ranks in the top 20 in the country for boosting pupils’ attainment, new figures released this week reveal. Islington has been ranked 18th out of 151 local authorities...

Archway one step closer to major transformation

Removal of one-way gyratory traffic system and introduction of two-way operation is a historic change for Archway. Islington Labour councillors have been keeping a close eye on the progress of...

Budget to build new council homes

Islington’s Labour-run council has announced details of the council budget for the coming year (2017-2018), with a commitment to continue to make a difference on Islington’s top priorities. The budget...

Local councillors award funding to Islington homeless shelters

St Mary’s Ward councillors are supporting a vital project that offers shelter to homeless people in Islington in the cold winter months. The Margins cold weather shelter project, which offers...

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