On this day in 2020, we held our first meeting in the Town Hall with 10 speakers from different Islington community groups. Although this site wasn’t live then, it was launched in April and we hope has kept the community spirit live throughout what has been a difficult time for so many. A big thankContinue reading “Guess who’s celebrating their 1st birthday on 20 January 2021 ?”
ICAP have been busy ! They have their launch of the Clean Air Toolkit for Schools at the end of January so book your ticket on Eventbrite and find out how you can campaign for cleaner air, a reduction in toxic air pollution and improve the environment at your childrens’ school. More info here: https://islingtoncleanairparents.wordpress.com/2020/12/21/clean-air-toolkit-for-schools-launch-event/
On 5 December, about 15 volunteers from many different groups got together round a pop-up parklet to hand out leaflets and chat to passers-by about the many benefits of LTNs, People Friendly Streets. Many people were enthusiastic about them and loved the safer, quieter streets and cleaner air and lots of families were out andContinue reading “Celebrating the Canonbury LTN on a sunny December morning”
We now have several Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in Islington, all of which are delivering safer, quieter streets, cleaner air and more opportunities for communities to get together. Get involved in your local LTN, come and enjoy the ones already implemented, work towards your own LTN as the programme is rolled out. Importantly, talk to yourContinue reading “Such good news ….”
The seven endangered trees at Dixon Clark Court are still standing as at 17 October, ie nearly two weeks after their second deadline, the first having been in March. This is thanks to several tree protectors who are camping at the site at Highbury preventing the council’s developers from chopping them down to make wayContinue reading “Save Seven Trees at Dixon Clark Court”
Sign up for our next webinar – The Power of the Pedestrian Pound on 15 October at 1730. Come with concerns, questions or curiousity and our three fab speakers with a wealth of experience and evidence will be able to help. STOP PRESS; delighted that two local traders are now also on our panel, HakContinue reading “The Power of the Pedestrian Pound”
Our webinar on the Power of the Pedestrian Pound is confirmed. More details on EventBrite shortly but to tempt you, we are delighted to confirm three expert speakers and fingers crossed, a fourth to be announced soon: Stephen Edwards, Director of Policy and Communications, London Living Streets Cllr Clyde Loakes, deputy Leader and Environment PortfolioContinue reading “Diary date: 15 October at 1730”
Here’s a link to a brochure telling you all about People Friendly Streets and what they mean for residents, emergency services, pedestrians, parents and children, the elderly, disabled people, shop owners, drivers and cyclists – in short, everyone who uses them.
Planning for our next webinar, date tbc at the end of September, is already well under way. We wanted to showcase how Low Traffic Neighbourhoods can actually increase footfall and that traders have nothing to fear. Some experts are lined up to share their experiences with us so keep an eye out for further information.
Two Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, in Islington branded as People Friendly Streets schemes, have been implemented in St Peters and Canonbury East with four more planned over the next few months. Sadly, there has been a lot of noisy mis-information spread recently by those who apparently want dangerous, noisy streets and filthy air. So let’s spreadContinue reading “Show your love for People Friendly Streets”