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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. 

Staff at the Waste and Recycling Centre pose with Cllr Champion and Tony Ralph, Islington's Director Environment and Commercial Operations, in front of a range of electric vehicles

Drive for greener fleet continues with completion of electrification works

Islington Council’s efforts to create a greener borough for all have taken a major step forward, following the completion of works that will eventually support the electrification of its entire vehicle fleet.  

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Leader of Islington Council

Making Islington’s neighbourhoods liveable for all

Islington Council Leader Kaya Comer-Schwartz explains how the council is working with local people to build better streets and communities together. 

A traffic filter on Great Percy Street, part of the Amwell low-traffic neighbourhood

Amwell low-traffic neighbourhood made permanent

Islington Council has made the Amwell low-traffic neighbourhood trial permanent, after monitoring data and resident feedback showed how it has helped create greener, healthier, more welcoming streets.      

A street in the Nag's Head and York Way area, where the council is set to make improvements as part of Cycleway 50

Have your say on plans to improve walking, cycling and wheeling between Nag’s Head and York Way

Islington Council is unveiling plans to make the Nag’s Head and York Way area greener, healthier, and more welcoming – and local people are being invited to have their say.      

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.