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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.

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. 

Carer Virginia Bovell is presented with her award in 2023 by the then-Mayor of Islington and Cllr Janet Burgess

Islington carers celebrated at Dignity in Care Awards

Carers across the borough have been recognised for the enormous contribution they make to residents' lives and the community in the 10th annual Dignity in Care Awards.

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.