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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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
Islington’s best social care workers, volunteers and community members will be recognised for the enormous contribution they make to families and the community, as nominations open for Islington Council’s 2023 Dignity in Care Awards.
Islington Council has today (Friday, 26 May) launched a public consultation on plans to transform the Sobell Leisure Centre - and you’re invited to have your say!
Islington Council is set to install its landmark 500th on-street bike hangar, as part of its ongoing efforts to create greener streets where local people can realise the mental and physical benefits of active travel.
Easy-to-read guide supports residents and businesses to install eco-friendly measures on homes and buildings
Islington Council is supporting local people and businesses to install eco-friendly measures on their homes and buildings by publishing a new, easy-to-read guide to planning rules.