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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.

A man is vaccinated against Covid-19 in Islington; picture taken at Emirates Stadium in June 2021

Grab a jab - more than 6,500 Islington residents get first Covid-19 vaccine in 2022

More than 6,500 Islington residents have had their first Covid-19 vaccine since January this year - as people are reminded “it’s never too late” to get your first vaccine.

Graphic - People-Friendly Streets, Better places for everyone - with image of a woman and two children walking

Cleaner, greener, healthier streets for Highbury as people-friendly streets neighbourhood continues

Local people will continue to benefit from cleaner, greener, healthier streets, with the Highbury people-friendly streets neighbourhood set to remain in place.

Tina Jegede and Oliur Rahman

Care and community champions recognised for Covid pandemic work in Queen's Jubilee Birthday Honours

Two people have been recognised in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours for their work in social care and within the community during the Covid pandemic.

Volunteers are helping to transform the Packington Estate by planting more than 4,000 plants

Volunteers plant more than 4,000 plants to transform Packington Estate

More than 4,000 plants and eight trees that were donated by an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show entrant are being planted by green-fingered volunteers, to help transform the Packington Estate.    

Young swimmers enjoy the newly reopened and refurbished Highbury Pool

Make a splash this summer with free swimming lessons

It’s easier than ever for children, families and over-60s to enjoy the physical and mental health benefits of swimming this summer, with Islington Council and GLL offering hundreds of free lessons during the half-term and summer holidays