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A woman and child in Graham Street Park, which was recognised with a Green Flag Community Award

Islington green spaces recognised in prestigious Green Flag Awards

A host of Islington parks and green spaces have been recognised in the prestigious Green Flag Awards, an international quality mark for green spaces. 

Care worker attends to elderly man [stock image]

Nominate an outstanding care worker for Islington’s Dignity in Care Awards

Islington’s best social care workers, volunteers and community members are set to be recognised for going the extra mile and providing excellent care and support to vulnerable people, as nominations open for Islington Council’s Dignity in Care Awards.

A graphic on Islington Council's consultation on improvements to Charlton Place and Camden Passage

Local people invited to have their say on plans to improve pedestrian experience on iconic Camden Passage

Islington Council is inviting local people to have their say on proposals to improve pedestrian experience on the iconic Camden Passage, to help make the borough a cleaner, greener, healthier place.    

Cllr Michelline Ngongo with young people at Soapbox Islington Youth Centre

Get the most out of summer with huge variety of activities for children and young people

Islington Council’s Heatwave summer programme for children and young people is back, offering a range of free, fun and educational activities for all ages through July and August.

A graphic on Islington's people-friendly streets Blue Badge exemptions, showing people enjoying their streets

Council makes it easier for Blue Badge holders to travel in people-friendly streets neighbourhoods

Islington Council is updating its exemption policy for Blue Badge holders to make it easier for some disabled people to travel in people-friendly streets neighbourhoods.

Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Executive Member for Finance, Planning and Performance

Islington Council announces £2.6million scheme to help most vulnerable with cost-of-living crisis

Islington Council has announced a £2.6million support scheme to help the borough’s families and households struggling to cope with the cost-of-living crisis as bills for essentials continue to rise.

Image with the words Keeping cool in hot weather - if you or others feel unwell, get dizzy, weak or have intense thirst move to a cool place, rehydrate and cool your body down.  With picture of man drinking from a water bottle. Badged from UK Health Security Agency

Extreme heat - please stay safe and look out for people who may be struggling

Islington Council is taking extra measures to check in on vulnerable people as extreme heat of up to 40°C is forecast for London early next week, and is urging all residents to take action to stay safe. 

Cllr Roulin Khondoker (left) and Cllr Michelline Ngongo (right) launching Islington's Summer Reading Challenge-3

Islington Council encourages children to take up the Summer Reading Challenge

Islington Council, on Friday 8th July, launched this year’s Summer Reading Challenge to encourage children aged 4-11 to enjoy reading during the school holidays.

Finsbury Leisure Centre - Google earth aerial [cropped]

Local people invited to have their say on proposals for new Finsbury Leisure Centre and much-needed council homes

Islington Council is inviting local people to have their say on early proposals for a new leisure centre, health and wellbeing hub, better public spaces, and much-needed new council homes near Old Street.

Healthy Generations fitness instructor Sarah-Jane Moss at the Parks for Health Launch in Caledonian Park

Islington and Camden councils announce shared vision to harness health benefits of parks and green spaces

Islington and Camden councils today (Thursday, 7 July) announce a joint plan to harness the potential of the boroughs’ parks and green spaces as focal points for improving wellbeing and reducing health inequalities.

School Street at Ambler Primary

Islington is top in London for healthy streets

Islington is one of London’s best boroughs for healthy streets - and top for School Streets, which cut traffic at school gates - a city-wide report finds today.

Council staff showcase Find Your Islington at launch event-2

Islington Council launches ‘Find Your Islington’ online directory as one-stop resource for residents

Islington Council has launched a new and improved directory – Find your Islington (FYI) – to help residents access information about council and community services, as well as find things to do on their doorstep, all in one place.