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A graphic showing people enjoying their streets on foot, bike, wheelchair, walking frame, and white cane. Text in the graphic reads 'Islington Together for a greener future' and 'Islington for a more equal future'

Clerkenwell Greener: Transformative improvement plans for historic Green revealed

Islington Council can today announce plans for major, transformative improvements to Clerkenwell Green - one of the borough’s most historic, popular spaces – as part of its mission to create a cleaner, greener, healthier borough.  

A jogger runs down the New River Walk on a sunny day

Major improvements to make New River Walk cleaner, greener, and healthier

New River Walk, one of Islington’s most historically-significant landmarks, will soon benefit from major improvement works to create an environmentally-friendly haven for wildlife and local people.  

A graphic showing people enjoying Islington's people-friendly streets on bikes, in a wheelchair, and with a buggy. Text on the graphic reads 'People-friendly streets, better places for everyone'.

Council makes it easier for disabled people to travel in people-friendly streets neighbourhoods

Islington Council can today announce that it is introducing a new people-friendly streets neighbourhood exemption, to make it easier to travel for disabled people who need to drive.    

Two cyclists on a zebra crossing in Benwell Road, in the Highbury people-friendly streets neighbourhood

People-friendly streets neighbourhoods bring improved air quality, independent study shows

Islington’s people-friendly streets neighbourhoods have had a “statistically significant” positive impact on air quality, an independent study by Imperial College London has revealed.  

A graphic showing a red London bus, with text reading 'Islington's buses saved'

Islington’s buses saved following campaign against cuts

Bus services across Islington have been saved following a borough-wide campaign against proposed cuts, it has been announced today.  

A graphic showing people enjoying their streets on foot, wheel, and bike. The image includes text, which reads: "St Peter's and Canonbury East people-friendly streets trials made permanent."

St Peter’s and Canonbury East people-friendly streets neighbourhoods made permanent

The St Peter’s and Canonbury East people-friendly streets neighbourhoods are being made permanent, as the council continues to strive for a cleaner, greener, healthier future.   

Cllr Champion and Islington arboricultural manager Jon Ryan help plant a tree from the Forest for Change exhibition in November 2021

Islington marks start of COP27 by joining Trees for Streets scheme

To mark the start of COP27, Islington Council can today announce that it is continuing its ambitious tree-planting programme by joining a new resident-sponsorship scheme that could see hundreds of extra trees planted across the borough.   

Volunteers at Freightliners City Farm maintain their ornamental garden

Borough’s green fingers celebrated as Islington blooms again

Green-fingered residents across the borough have been recognised for their Islington in Bloom entries, as local people continue to play their part in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier future.    

Cllr Champion on her bike on Cycleway 38 North

Council marks World Car Free Day by announcing air quality improvement

Islington Council is marking World Car Free Day by announcing an improvement in air quality across the borough, reflecting the positive impact of efforts to create a cleaner, greener, healthier Islington.   

Volunteers gardening at Highbury Quadrant in March 2022 to mark the launch of Islington Greener Together

Vision for greener borough continues as 38 community-led projects move forward

Islington Council’s vision for a cleaner, greener, healthier future is continuing, with 38 environmentally-friendly, community-led projects moving forward to help create more green spaces in the borough.  

A stock image of two 'bus stop' signs

Proposed bus cuts would negatively impact most vulnerable residents, council says

Proposed changes to bus services in Islington and central London would negatively impact some of the borough’s most vulnerable residents, the council has said in a letter to Transport for London (TfL).   

A graphic on the stopping of the Route 812 community bus from Friday, 26 August. The graphic includes the logos of both Islington Council and Hackney Community Transport

Route 812 community bus to stop

Islington’s Route 812 community bus will stop on Friday, 26 August as operator Hackney Community Transport (HCT) cannot continue to operate the service.