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Cllr Rowena Champion (pictured right) and Martijn Cooijmans (pictured left), Islington Council Director of Climate Change and Transport, pose on the roof of the Islington Waste and Recycling Centre

Green transformation for Islington’s Waste and Recycling Centre

Islington Council has transformed its Waste and Recycling Centre (WRC) with environmentally-friendly upgrades to reduce its use of polluting energy sources, taking a big step towards a greener and healthier future.

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Islington welcomes Emirates Stadium becoming home of Arsenal women’s team

Arsenal has today (Tuesday, 14 May) announced that the Emirates Stadium will host 11 women’s football matches in the 2024/25 season, marking a huge step forward for the women’s game.  

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Grants to help Islington’s small businesses go greener

Small businesses in Islington can now apply for £5,000 circular economy grants to help them minimise waste and try new sustainable practices. 

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Islington in Bloom returns for 2024 – and the whole borough is invited to get growing!

Islington in Bloom, the annual gardening competition run jointly by Islington Council and Islington Gardeners, is now open and ready for applications. 

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Fresh start for Bingfield Park with more trees, new play facilities and fitness area, and better ball courts

Islington Council’s work to improve Bingfield Park has now been completed, making the space more biodiverse, child-friendly and fun for visitors.  

Councillor Champion poses in front of the cycle hire bay

Islington's first parking bays for hire e-bikes introduced

Islington Council has introduced its first hire e-bike parking spaces, as it works to make streets greener, healthier, and more accessible for all.   

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Islington Council launches Islington Greener Together, so residents can ‘green up’ unloved spaces

People in Islington can transform unused and unloved places near their homes, to create great community spaces including tree pits, parklets and rain gardens.  

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The Cally: Help us create greener, healthier, more welcoming streets

Local people are being invited to help shape the Cally’s exciting future, as the council puts forward proposals to create a greener, healthier, more welcoming area for all.

An artists impression of an improved route between Nag's Head and York Way, showing cycle lanes, planting beds, and widened pavements

Greener, healthier, more welcoming streets for all between Nag’s Head and York Way

Islington Council is set to make exciting improvements between Nag’s Head and York Way, to make the area greener, healthier, and more welcoming for all.  

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Local people set to shape Islington’s approach to creating a greener, healthier borough

Local people will help shape Islington Council’s approach to creating a greener, healthier borough, following the launch of a new "Islington Climate Panel".

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Local people shape major improvements to Southgate Road

Local people have helped to shape major planned improvements to Southgate Road, to help create a greener, healthier borough where all can enjoy more welcoming streets.   

Councillors and schoolchildren enjoying the improvements outside St Joseph's Primary School

Council continues to create greener, healthier streets for schoolchildren

Islington Council has completed transformative works at more local schools, to help create greener, healthier streets for children, parents, and the local community.