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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.  

Two people wait at a bus stop on Caledonian Road, underneath 'The Cally' bridge

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.  

Three people stand with garden forks in a newly planted garden in front of a block of flats.

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".

A picture of the mini-roundabout on Southgate Road

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. 

Irene Winter, CEO of Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association

Islington’s housing estates will see new investment as Thriving Neighbourhoods programme reopens for suggestions

Islington Council is today (Monday, 15 January) announcing the reopening of the Thriving Neighbourhoods programme for new suggestions from residents. First launched in 2022, the programme allows local people to help shape the transformation of the borough’s housing estates through £10million of investment.

A person wearing tennis gear poses with two other people outside the Islington Tennis Centre.

Tennis star's journey to Australian Open is part-funded by Islington Council

Islington Council is supporting local tennis star Lily Mills as she qualifies for the Australian Open’s Persons with Intellectual Impairments (PWII) Championships, with a donation of over £2,000.

Cllr Turan and Cllr Bossman-Quarshie at the new spa

Newly refurbished spa opens in historic Ironmonger Row Turkish Baths

Islington residents are being treated to a brand new luxurious and affordable wellness facility in the borough, thanks to the fully refurbished spa at Ironmonger Row Baths.  

People walk and cycle on Highbury Place, part of the Highbury LTN

Low-traffic neighbourhoods here to stay as Highbury scheme made permanent

The Highbury low-traffic neighbourhood scheme has been made permanent, after monitoring data and resident feedback showed it has helped to create greener, healthier, more welcoming streets for all.    

Kate and John sponsored a tree in an empty tree pit outside their house.

Last chance to sponsor a street tree in Islington this year!

Islington Council is inviting residents to join a tree-planting initiative, aimed at contributing to a greener, healthier borough.

Local residents planting flowers and shrubs in a planter

Help maintain your community's green spaces by becoming a Greener Together Champion

Local people and communities are being invited to help create a greener, healthier borough, by taking part in a scheme that gives them the skills to help with the upkeep of Islington's beautiful green spaces.