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Volunteers at Freightliners City Farm maintain their ornamental garden

Borough’s green fingers celebrated as Islington blooms again

Green-fingered residents across the borough have been recognised for their Islington in Bloom entries, as local people continue to play their part in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier future.    

Cllr Champion on her bike on Cycleway 38 North

Council marks World Car Free Day by announcing air quality improvement

Islington Council is marking World Car Free Day by announcing an improvement in air quality across the borough, reflecting the positive impact of efforts to create a cleaner, greener, healthier Islington.   

Volunteers gardening at Highbury Quadrant in March 2022 to mark the launch of Islington Greener Together

Vision for greener borough continues as 38 community-led projects move forward

Islington Council’s vision for a cleaner, greener, healthier future is continuing, with 38 environmentally-friendly, community-led projects moving forward to help create more green spaces in the borough.  

A stock image of two 'bus stop' signs

Proposed bus cuts would negatively impact most vulnerable residents, council says

Proposed changes to bus services in Islington and central London would negatively impact some of the borough’s most vulnerable residents, the council has said in a letter to Transport for London (TfL).   

A graphic on the stopping of the Route 812 community bus from Friday, 26 August. The graphic includes the logos of both Islington Council and Hackney Community Transport

Route 812 community bus to stop

Islington’s Route 812 community bus will stop on Friday, 26 August as operator Hackney Community Transport (HCT) cannot continue to operate the service. 

A woman and child in Graham Street Park, which was recognised with a Green Flag Community Award

Islington green spaces recognised in prestigious Green Flag Awards

A host of Islington parks and green spaces have been recognised in the prestigious Green Flag Awards, an international quality mark for green spaces. 

A graphic on Islington Council's consultation on improvements to Charlton Place and Camden Passage

Local people invited to have their say on plans to improve pedestrian experience on iconic Camden Passage

Islington Council is inviting local people to have their say on proposals to improve pedestrian experience on the iconic Camden Passage, to help make the borough a cleaner, greener, healthier place.    

A graphic on Islington's people-friendly streets Blue Badge exemptions, showing people enjoying their streets

Council makes it easier for Blue Badge holders to travel in people-friendly streets neighbourhoods

Islington Council is updating its exemption policy for Blue Badge holders to make it easier for some disabled people to travel in people-friendly streets neighbourhoods.

Healthy Generations fitness instructor Sarah-Jane Moss at the Parks for Health Launch in Caledonian Park

Islington and Camden councils announce shared vision to harness health benefits of parks and green spaces

Islington and Camden councils today (Thursday, 7 July) announce a joint plan to harness the potential of the boroughs’ parks and green spaces as focal points for improving wellbeing and reducing health inequalities.

School Street at Ambler Primary

Islington is top in London for healthy streets

Islington is one of London’s best boroughs for healthy streets - and top for School Streets, which cut traffic at school gates - a city-wide report finds today.

A graphic encouraging local people to have their say on the future of TfL bus services

Have your say on major bus change proposals in Islington

Islington Council is urging local people to have their say on proposed Transport for London (TfL) bus service changes that would significantly affect travel in the borough and central London.  

School Street at Ambler Primary-5

Council marks Clean Air Day with measures to improve air quality for school children

Islington Council is today celebrating Clean Air Day with a package of important new measures to clean up Islington’s air and make school journeys greener, healthier and safer.