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17 Apr

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Chapter 4 – Health: Choose the Right Treatment 

10 Apr

Chapter 4 Health: Choose the Right Treatment Information based on the Islington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) leaflet called 'Choose the Right Treatment' that explains the range of health services available in Islington and which...


Chapter 3 – Parking Permits for Diesel Cars 

10 Apr

Chapter 3 Parking Permits for Diesel Cars Notification to owners of diesel vehicles that, from April 1st 2015, they will be charged an extra 96 when renewing their parking permits because diesel emissions are known to be linked to...


Chapter 2 – Interpreting Service: Feedback meeting for Deaf People 

10 Apr

Chapter 2 Interpreting Service: Feedback meeting for Deaf People Invitation to a meeting for Deaf people to feedback on and discuss the Islington Sign Language Interpreting Service at the Town Hall on Wednesday 20th May 2015 from 5:30 8:30pm...


Chapter 1 – Welcome & Introduction 

10 Apr

Chapter 1 Welcome Introduction Introduction to the April/May 2015 edition of SignPost - the BSL bulletin for the Islington Deaf Community - including an update on the Guides to Services for Deaf People which are now available...


Chapter 5 – SignPost Closing Comments 

10 Apr

Chapter 5 SignPost Closing Comments Request for comments and feedback on SignPost and confirmation that the next edition will be in June 2015.


Helping adults with learning disabilities in to employment 

19 Feb

Helping adults with learning disabilities in to employment Find out about the work out Our Community Access Project does to help adults with learning disabilities back in to employment.


SignPost February March 2015 Meetings to Discuss GPs & Health Services PPG 

5 Feb

SignPost February March 2015 Meetings to Discuss GPs Health Services PPG From: Islington Council Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:36 More in Entertainment...


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 7 – Meetings to Discuss GPs & Health Services (PPG) 

4 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 7 Meetings to Discuss GPs Health Services (PPG) Invitation to Patient Participation Group (PPG) meetings happening in north, central and south Islington during March 2015 run by Voluntary Action Islington...


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 1 – Welcome & Introduction 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 1 Welcome Introduction Introduction to the February/March 2015 edition of SignPost - the BSL bulletin for the Islington Deaf Community, including a reminder about different categories of sign language...


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 6 – Employment Commission – Good News Story 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 6 Employment Commission Good News Story Case study of successful partnership working between Islington Council, Jobcentre Plus and local employers to support Deaf teenager, Lewis Tompkins, into work...


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 9 – SignPost Closing Comments 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 9 SignPost Closing Comments Request for comments and feedback on SignPost and confirmation that the next edition will be in April 2015.


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 8 – Play Netball 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 8 Play Netball Information about playing netball as a way to have fun, get fit make new friends.


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 2 – Meetings with Councillors or MPs 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 2 Meetings with Councillors or MPs Explanation of the role of Councillors and MPs and your right to request a meeting with them.


SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 7 – Meetings to Discuss GPs & Health Services (PPG) 

2 Feb

SignPost (February/March 2015): Chapter 7 Meetings to Discuss GPs Health Services (PPG) Invitation to Patient Participation Group (PPG) meetings happening in north, central and south Islington during March 2015 run by Voluntary Action Islington...



London Assembly »

Low pay will leave 30,000 more working families in poverty by 2020, report finds 

28 Apr

– Mayor should name and shame FTSE 100 companies that don’t pay the London Living Wage – Over 160,000 Londoners are trapped in a cycle of low-pay work – 70 companies on the FTSE 100 currently do not pay the London Living ...


Rich City Poor Pay 

28 Apr

A new report is calling on the Mayor to help Londoners out of low-pay, and publish the names of the FTSE 100 companies in London that have not signed up to his London Living Wage program.


Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


Nominee passes now costing TfL over £33million a year 

2 Feb

– Travel perk grants free travelcards for flatmates of TfL staff – Mayor urged to give firefighters free travel instead at a fraction of the cost A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers...


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FixMyStreet »

Broken glass, 22nd May 

22 May

Outside number 30 and other houses on Melgund Rd there is a broken bottle.


Rubbish needs clearing, 22nd May 

22 May

Accumulated rubbish under the railway bridge Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 5 Station Place, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Lloyd baker st abandoned bike, 20th May 

20 May

Lloyd baker st abandoned bike outside pub Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 2 King's Cross Road, WC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Calthorp st water not run uphill incompetent design, 20th May 

20 May

Calthorp sreet by farringdon rd water does not run uphill incompetent design Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Calthorpe Street, WC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Dog mess, 19th May 

19 May

Really getting fed up of sorting this mess in this area Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 49 Ronalds Road, N5 Report on FixMyStreet...


Leaking pavement, 18th May 

18 May

This is an ongoing problem .


Inadequate drainage at pedestrian crossing, 17th May 

17 May

Road gulley too high to drain puddles at pedestrian crossing.


Fly Tipping, 15th May 

15 May

Ironing board and other domestic rubbish left on path outside 662 Holloway Road,N19 Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 521 Holloway Road, N19 Report on FixMyStreet...


Flyposting on Highbury Corner, 15th May 

15 May

Flyposting.


Grease and foul water on road, 14th May 

14 May

The Whitecross Street market constantly leaves Greece and foul water residue on the street that stinks.


Dangerous half step due to new paving, 14th May 

14 May

The paving has been re-done outside of the front door of our block of flats on Patton Street however now there is a dangerous small half step which also means the front door is no longer level access for wheelchairs and buggies users.


Flytipping, 12th May 

12 May

For some months now there has been a serious problem with fly tipping in Torrens Street Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 5 Torrens Street, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Pine st roseberry signs and street light are out, 12th May 

12 May

Pine st roseberry ave signs and street light are out Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Easton Street, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Pine st exmouth no entry sign light out, 12th May 

12 May

Pine st exmouth mkt no entry sign light out Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 3 Pine Street, EC1 Report on FixMyStreet...


Cover plate in place for over 1 year, 12th May 

12 May

This cover plate has been in place for at *LEAST* 2 years, so can you please get it fixed.


More FixMyStreet


FOI requests »

Safety Advisory Group Meeting Minutes – Arsenal Football Club 

22 May

Follow up sent to Islington Borough Council by Paul Turner on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

22 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Christina Savage on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

22 May

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Christina Savage on 22 May 2017 .


Digital Services Structure Chart 

19 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Simon Jowett on 19 May 2017 .


PFI Advisers – Conflict of Interest 

19 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Stuart Gamblin on 19 May 2017 .


Library fines in Islington 

19 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Miss S Kamouni on 19 May 2017 .


CCTV footage 

19 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Deniz on 19 May 2017 .


PFI Advisers – Conflict of Interest 

18 May

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Stuart Gamblin on 18 May 2017 .


Council owned land 

17 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Akshara Pulpa on 17 May 2017 .


Transport Service Information 

15 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Ibin Taha on 15 May 2017 .


Workforce Management 

12 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to J Taylor on 12 May 2017 .


Transferring my Right to Buy Discount 

12 May

Response by Islington Borough Council to Dev Singh on 12 May 2017 .


CCTV footage 

12 May

Request sent to Islington Borough Council by Deniz on 12 May 2017 .


Latest Contract Register request 

11 May

Follow up sent to Islington Borough Council by sue on 11 May 2017 .


Latest Contract Register request 

11 May

Follow up sent to Islington Borough Council by sue on 11 May 2017 .


More FOI requests


Parliament »

Hospitals: Waiting Lists | Department of Health | Written Answers 

23 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average waiting time was between referral to secondary care and the beginning of treatment in (a) England, (b) London, (c) the London Borough of Islington and (d) Islington South and Finsbury...


General Practitioners: Wales | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to monitor the introduction in Wales of an 18-month training placement for general practice during which trainees will be salaried directly by the Welsh NHS; and whether he plans to...


General Practitioners: Contracts | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many new (a) General Medical Services, (b) Personal Medical Services and (c) Alternative Provider Medical Services contracts were agreed with GP practices in (i) England, (ii) London, (iii) the...


General Practitioners: Resignations | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) male and (b) female GPs who left the profession, for reasons other than retirement, in each of the last 10 years.


General Practitioners: Overseas Workers | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of UK-trained GPs who opted to practice overseas on completing their training in each of the last 10 years.


General Practitioners: Finance | Department of Health | Written Answers 

22 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of GP practices in (a) England, (b) London, (c) the London Borough of Islington and (d) Islington South and Finsbury constituency have received funding from (i) the Prime...


[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] – Human Rights (Saudi Arabia) | Westminster Hall debates 

21 Jul

The Minister mentioned the UN Human Rights Council’s universal periodic review, which was very strict and raised many complaints about Saudi Arabia.


Social Security Benefits | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the draft Welfare Reform and Work Bill, for what reasons the Welfare Reform and Work Bill proposes to repeal section 96(6) to (8) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 on the link...


Housing Benefit | Department for Work and Pensions | Written Answers 

21 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether it is his policy that existing exemptions for (a) disability living allowance, (b) personal independence payments, (c) discretionary housing payments, (d) working tax credit and...


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Obviously, a reduction in local authority rents is good for tenants—I fully understand that—but does my right hon.


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Obviously, a reduction in local authority rents is good for tenants—I fully understand that—but does my right hon.


Welfare Reform and Work Bill | Commons debates 

20 Jul

Obviously, a reduction in local authority rents is good for tenants—I fully understand that—but does my right hon.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I think we should thank the Freedom of Information Act for today’s statement.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I think we should thank the Freedom of Information Act for today’s statement.


Counter-ISIL Coalition Strategy | Oral Answers to Questions – Education | Commons debates 

20 Jul

I think we should thank the Freedom of Information Act for today’s statement.


More Parliament





LocalGov blogs »
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    20 May 17
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    18 May 17
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    18 May 17
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    18 May 17
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    17 May 17
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    17 May 17
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    16 May 17
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    16 May 17
    Carol Grant finds lessons in the Parkrun story about the value of investing time and effort into collaborative relationships and the success that can be achieved when different partners focus on working well together.



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