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Staff and Volunteers at Lumpy Hill Adventure Playground

Islington residents, businesses and community groups recognised in 20th Islington in Bloom

People across the borough have been recognised for their efforts to create a greener, healthier, more biodiverse borough for Islington in Bloom's 20th year.

Members of the JoyRiders cycling group on their bikes, in a park

Islington holds ‘Saddle and Sole’ festival to mark World Car Free Day

Islington Council is marking World Car Free Day by holding a festival of walking and cycling, as part of their ongoing efforts to create a greener, healthier borough. 

Local people enjoying a pocket park. Two people are sitting on a bench, and another is walking past.

Your chance to shape greener, healthier, more welcoming streets in Mildmay

Islington Council is set to reimagine streets in Mildmay to create more inviting, inclusive, and environmentally-friendly spaces for all – and local people are being invited to have their say.   

Cllr Champion on her bike on Cycleway 38 North

Council to introduce network of dockless bike parking spaces

Islington Council is set to introduce a network of new dockless bike parking spaces, to help ensure that the borough’s pavements are more welcoming and easier to use.     

Cllr Paul Convery and Cllr Rowena Champion plant a tree at Barnard Park

Islington Council cuts pension fund emissions by 40% in just two years

Islington Council has cut direct carbon emissions from its pension fund by 40%, as it continues to strive to make its £1.7billion fund net-zero carbon by 2050 or earlier. 

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Islington’s parks and green spaces set for further improvement works this summer

Parks across Islington are set to benefit from a series of improvements, as the council continues to maximise the potential of its green spaces as biodiverse havens for improving physical and mental wellbeing.

Bird boxes and insect hotels nestling amongst foliage and trees at Duncan Terrace Gardens

Three new Green Flags awarded to Islington green spaces

Islington Council now has 13 Green Flags for its park and green spaces, having retained ten won in previous years, and gained three new awards. 

A traffic filter at the junction of Braes Street and Canonbury Road

St Mary’s Church low-traffic neighbourhood made permanent

The trial low-traffic neighbourhood (LTN) in St Mary’s Church has been made permanent, after monitoring data and resident feedback revealed it has helped create greener, healthier, and more welcoming streets for all.     

Schoolchildren at Robert Blair Primary School walking and wheeling on the improved pavements outside their school, alongside Cllr Champion

Islington is top inner-London borough for healthy streets – again!

The council’s efforts to create greener, healthier, more welcoming streets for its residents have again been recognised, with Islington ranking as the best-performing inner-London borough in a city-wide report for the third successive year.   

Schoolchildren walk and wheel on the improved streets outside Robert Blair Primary School

Schoolchildren celebrate greener, healthier streets outside Robert Blair Primary School

Schoolchildren, parents, and carers are set to benefit from cleaner air, greener streets, and a more pleasant atmosphere outside the school gate following a series of improvements at Robert Blair Primary School.  

Cllr Champion (far right) and Nature Conservation Manager Jo Corrall (second from the right) pose with volunteers outside the Ecology Centre

Council installs more than 200 solar panels on buildings to help create greener future

To mark the start of London Climate Action Week, Islington Council can announce that it is installing more than 200 solar panels on council buildings across the borough.   

Cllr Champion and Fatma Makalo talk with residents at Bridgeside Lodge Care Centre, overlooking Regents Canal

Cleaner air for Islington care homes thanks to new council initiative

To mark Clean Air Day this Thursday (15 June), Islington Council can announce that it is supporting those most vulnerable to pollution by leading a pioneering scheme to improve air quality in care homes.