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Let's talk about a greener future

Islington Together festival to inspire local people to help tackle climate emergency

Islington Council can today announce it will hold a two-week festival to inspire local people to play their part in creating a cleaner, greener, healthier borough.      

The Reading Adventure launch

The Reading Agency launches country's first digital reading adventure for young people in Islington

The Reading Agency’s Reading Adventure launches to Year 6 and Year 7 pupils as part of ‘Get Islington Reading’

Let's talk about a greener future

Islington set to launch London’s first Community Municipal Investment to help tackle climate emergency

Islington Council is set to launch London’s first Community Municipal Investment (CMI), giving local people the chance to invest in a cleaner, greener, healthier borough.  

Garry McQuinn (pictured) won the Best Front Garden prize in Islington in Bloom 2021

Borough’s brightest blooms recognised in annual rewards

Islington’s favourite gardening competition has come to an end, with the borough’s best blooms being recognised with awards.   

Graphic - People-Friendly Streets, Better places for everyone - with image of a woman and two children walking

People-friendly streets improvements to bring cleaner, greener, healthier streets to Islington

Islington Council is today (Wednesday, 6 October) reaffirming its commitment to creating cleaner, greener, healthier streets, and is set to make it easier for Blue Badge holders to travel in the borough.   

Graphic - People-Friendly Streets, Better places for everyone - with image of a woman and two children walking

People-friendly streets continue to make positive impact, Canonbury West data reveals

Islington’s people-friendly streets neighbourhoods are continuing to have a positive impact, with data showing that the Canonbury West scheme has helped make streets cleaner, greener, and healthier.  

Graphic showing children in a green triangle with the words School Streets

Islington’s School Streets create cleaner, greener, healthier school run

Islington’s pioneering School Streets have helped children enjoy a cleaner, greener, and healthier school run, new monitoring data has revealed.     

Welcome to Black History Month 2021!

Join in the excitement as Islington celebrates Black History Month 2021

Islington will celebrate Black History Month with exciting free events for all – from performances, music, walking tours, and family fun, to conversations and sessions with trailblazing Black MPs, activists and influencers.

David Jackson, winner of the 2019 Market Trader of the Year Award

Vote for your favourite Islington Market Trader

The borough’s Market Trader of the Year competition is back and Islington Council is asking shoppers to nominate their favourite stall holder.

Islington Together Let's talk about a safer future

Islington Together: Let's talk about a safer future

Islington Council is encouraging residents to have their say on its new strategy for making the borough a safer place for all.

Pictured in the new FC Designer Workspace are, from left, Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Inclusive Economy & Jobs, Jenny Holloway, Chief Executive of Fashion-Enter, Jennifer Sutton, Development Director at Fashion-Enter, Jules Pipe, London's Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, and local designer-maker Tricia Blake of Diva Choice.

Islington Council and fashion co-operative open unique affordable workspace supporting local fashion talent in latest chapter of community wealth-building campaign

Local designer-makers and residents with an interest in garment production received a boost this week with the opening of a brand-new and unique affordable workspace in Finsbury Park.

Islington's people-friendly streets will make better places for everyone

Local people invited to have their say as St Peter’s people-friendly streets scheme delivers greener neighbourhood

Islington Council is inviting local people to have their say on the St Peter’s people-friendly streets neighbourhood, as monitoring data published today (Monday, 13 September) reveals the trial’s positive impact.