Welcome to InfoIslington, a blog dedicated to delivering quality information about Islington today. Produced by staff at the Islington Reference Library it will bring you details about quality web sites and other new social media , upcoming events, reports and where to find information today with a special relevance to Islington.
Produced by Islington Clinical Commissioning Group in August 2014. "Our vision is to enable people to develop networks of support and increase community connections. People will be supported to be in charge of their life and to have real choice and control over their care and support to realise their full potential."
This profile was produced on 2 June 2015 by Public Health England.
The health of people in Islington is varied compared with the England average. Deprivation is higher than average and about 34.4% (11,500) children live in poverty. Life expectancy for men is lower than the England average.
The GLA London Data Store produces a table showing the change in housing stock held by the London boroughs since 1994. There has been a significant decline. In Islington the number of units has fallen from 36,902 to 26,264 during this period. See here for more information.
The London Data Store has updated the ward well-being scores to show 2009 to 2013 data. See here. For 2013 Highbury East and Highbury West wards come out best in Islington but no Islington wards are in the top 25% of London wards. Mildmay ward has shown the most significant improvement.
The opening hours of Contact Islington are changing. From Monday 6 July, Contact Islington (020 7527 2000) will operate from 9am-5pm, a change to the current opening hours of 8am-6pm. 93 per cent of all calls to Contact Islington are made between 9 and 5 and the change will align the phone lines with the opening hours of the Customer Centre at 222 Upper Street.