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Cllrs Champion (pictured right) Heather (centre) and O'Sullivan (left) on Mayton Street, which will be greener, safer and more pleasant following the works

Action to make Mayton Street greener, safer and quieter

Islington Council is taking action to reduce congestion on Mayton Street, as part of its continuing efforts to make the borough’s streets more people-friendly.

Graphic that says "act on idling" as Islington Council joins a new call for drivers to turn engines off

Islington Council joins new call for drivers to turn engines off

Islington Council has signed up to a new London-wide campaign encouraging businesses to tackle air pollution caused by idling engines.

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People-friendly streets to arrive in Canonbury East

Canonbury East will be home to Islington’s second people-friendly streets neighbourhood, creating greener, safer, more pleasant streets for all.

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

Islington Council announces 26 more School Streets by end of 2020

Islington Council is rapidly accelerating the rollout of its pioneering School Streets programme – with a further 26 schools set to benefit before the end of the year.

Islington Council announces reopening of playgrounds - picture of a woman and a girl in a park

Islington Council announces reopening of playgrounds

Playgrounds in Islington will start to reopen on Thursday, 9 July, as the borough continues to get back up-and-running following the covid-19 lockdown.

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Islington’s first people-friendly streets will be created in St Peter’s

Islington Council’s first people-friendly streets neighbourhood is to be created in St Peter’s – to improve streets for everyone.

Islington Town Hall

Statement from Islington Council on historic memorials and heritage within the borough:

Below is a statement from Islington Council on historic memorials and heritage within the borough:

Lever Street Community Garden won Best Community Park in last year's competition

Islington in Bloom returns to help brighten time at home

Green-fingered residents are being invited to use their extra time at home to brighten their living spaces and share their colourful creations for Islington in Bloom 2020.

Finsbury Food Office 1942

We’ll Meet Again - Islington on the Home Front in photographs (1939-45)

The Islington Local History Centre and Museum is holding online photographic exhibition from 20 April until 11 July 2020 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.

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

Islington Council wants your help to tackle the climate and ecological emergencies

Islington Council is asking local people and organisations to give their views on its strategies to tackle the climate and ecological emergencies.

Tony Ralph, Director of Public Realm (pictured left), Cllr Rowena Champion, Executive Member for Environment and Transport (centre), and Keith Townsend, Corporate Director for Environment and Regeneration (right) pose with the vehicle

Green vehicle revolution continues with London-first eCollect electric refuse collection trucks

Islington Council is continuing to lead the way in electrifying its fleet by becoming the first London borough to order innovative new fully electric refuse collection vehicles.

Graphic image with a person walking, a person cycling and a person with a plant, with the message "A cleaner, greener future - Investing in a #FairerIslington

Full power ahead for £3million electric revolution for council vehicles

Plans to support a major electrification of Islington Council’s vehicles were given a major boost yesterday (Tuesday, 10 March) with Greater London Assembly (GLA) funding to support the exciting project.