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Islington Council is introducing people-friendly streets to help create a cleaner, greener, healthier borough

Canonbury West people-friendly streets neighbourhood brings cleaner, greener, healthier streets

Islington Council can reveal the positive impact of the Canonbury West people-friendly streets neighbourhood in bringing cleaner, greener, healthier streets, and is inviting local people to have their say on the scheme.    

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Council plants ‘Forest for Change’ trees at Hugh Myddelton Primary School

Islington Council has planted some of the borough’s first trees from the ‘Forest for Change’ exhibition at Hugh Myddelton Primary School, as a symbol of its ongoing commitment to creating a cleaner, greener, healthier borough for all.    

Outside the FC Designer Collective store,(from left) Boaz Otudeko, Sarah Hill, Cllr Asima Shaikh, Fashion-Enter CEO Jenny Holloway and Tricia Blake-2

Small Business Saturday: spending money locally this festive season

With Christmas on the horizon, Islington Council is encouraging residents to spend their money at local, independent businesses to keep our high streets thriving.

Let's Talk Islington launch in Caledonian Park with (L-R) Jessica Plummer, parent champion and anti-knife-crime campaigner; Paul O'Brien of Sunflour Bakery in Caledonian Road; Gladys Cobbina-Agyemang (seated), of the Black Women's Link Project; Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council; Navinder Kaur, Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Islington and member of the Inequality Task Force

Let’s Talk Islington: Islington residents invited to help build a more equal future for the borough

Today (Monday 29 November), Islington Council launches its biggest-ever public engagement programme in a bid to explore local people’s experience of inequality and, with local communities, help build a more equal borough together.

The new vaccine centre at Resource for London will make it easier to get vaccinated

New Covid-19 vaccine centre opens on Holloway Road to make it easier for local people to get jabbed

A new Covid-19 vaccination centre has opened at Resource for London on Holloway Road, making it easier for local people to access the vaccine and protect themselves, their loved ones, and their community this winter.   

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New strategy announced to tackle violence against women and girls

Islington Council is proud to announce a new five-year strategy setting out how it will work with partners to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls, support survivors, and rehabilitate perpetrators.

The ongoing work to electrify the council's fleet of vehicles supports ambitions to create a net zero carbon Islington by 2030

Islington Greener Futures investment halfway towards £1 million target to create cleaner, greener, healthier borough

More than £500,000 has already been invested in Islington Greener Futures, and local people are still able to play their part in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier Islington by investing.  

Market Trader of the Year - Chalang Rashid, Jennifer Rowley, Mayor of Islington, Keith West

Islington's most popular market traders recognised at festive awards ceremony

The winners of this year’s Market Trader of the Year competition were announced at the Chapel Market festive lights event on Thursday, 18 November. The competition saw more people voting for their favourite trader than in any previous year.

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Council proposes to buy former Holloway Police Station to create genuinely affordable homes

Islington Council is proposing to buy the former Holloway Police Station site to create much-needed new council homes.

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Join the festivities in Islington this winter

Residents are invited to a series of events in Islington during the run up to the festive season. With the high streets brightened up by Christmas lights and the borough’s town centres busy with Christmas markets, Santa’s grottos, family-friendly activities and more – the celebrations this year are set to be extra special.

Islington Council is introducing people-friendly streets to help create a cleaner, greener, healthier borough

Local people invited to have their say on Clerkenwell Green people-friendly streets neighbourhood

Islington Council is inviting local people to have their say on its people-friendly streets neighbourhood in Clerkenwell Green, which has helped deliver cleaner, greener, healthier streets.