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Residents invited to get growing as Islington in Bloom returns

Islington’s favourite horticultural competition is back just in time for spring, and gardeners of all abilities are being invited to take part.  

A visualisation of how the entrance to Bingfield Park via Randells Road could look

Residents invited to have their say on transformation of two Islington parks

Islington Council is set to transform Bingfield and Woodfall parks as part of efforts to create a greener borough, and local people are being invited to have their say.    

Islington's people-friendly streets will make better places for everyone

Positive impact of St Peter’s people-friendly streets neighbourhood revealed in monitoring report

Residents in St Peter’s have benefitted from healthier, safer, greener streets since the arrival of Islington’s first people-friendly streets neighbourhood there, a monitoring report has revealed.     

Islington Council is working hard to create a greener, healthier, fairer borough that can achieve net zero carbon status by 2030

Islington Council to host special meeting on vision for tackling the climate emergency

Islington Council will host a special meeting on its vision for achieving net zero carbon status by 2030, as part of its ongoing ambition of creating a fairer and greener borough for everyone.   

Graphic showing children in a green triangle with the words School Streets

Pioneering traffic reduction programme creates greener environment outside 36 Islington schools

Islington Council’s ambitious rollout of School Streets is continuing, with seven more schools set to benefit from the scheme before the end of the year.   

Islington's people-friendly streets will make better places for everyone

People-friendly streets neighbourhoods set to make Highbury safer, greener and healthier for all

Islington Council’s efforts to make the borough safer, greener and healthier for all are continuing, with two people-friendly streets neighbourhoods set to arrive in Highbury.  

Islington Council is working hard to create a greener, healthier, fairer borough that can achieve net zero carbon status by 2030

Islington Council publishes two landmark plans on creating a greener, healthier, fairer borough

Islington Council has published two landmark reports which outline how it can create a greener, healthier, fairer borough for all.  

The new eCollect being used by driver Neil Spence and loader James Cullen

London-first eCollect electric refuse collection truck arrives in Islington

Islington’s efforts to electrify its fleet are continuing, with the borough becoming the first in London to use an innovative new purpose-built fully electric refuse collection truck.     

Islington in Bloom's Best Front Garden prize winner in 2020 was Pamela Berham

Borough’s green fingers celebrated in Islington in Bloom awards

Some of the borough’s most creative, colourful horticultural creations have been recognised in the Islington in Bloom 2020 awards.     

Caledonian Park was one of the Islington green spaces recognised in the 2020 Green Flag Awards

Six Islington green spaces recognised in prestigious Green Flag Awards

Six of Islington’s green spaces have been recognised in the Green Flag Awards, which celebrate the most beautiful, well-managed sites in the country.  

Cllr Champion, John Mooteealoo and three Street Environment Services supervisors pose with the bikes

Islington’s drive for greener fleet continues with arrival of new e-bikes

Islington Council is marking Clean Air Day today (Thursday, 8 October) by announcing the arrival of six new e-bikes as part of ongoing efforts to create a greener fleet.  

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New figures show improved air quality outside Islington schools

New figures published today (Monday, 5 October) show an improvement in air quality outside Islington’s schools.