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    Air Pollution

    Air quality in Islington is monitored by King’s College and posted on the London Air Quality Network website. 

    Amwell Society

    The Amwell Society exists to help: Preserve the heritage and character of the environment in the Amwell area Ensure high standards of design in new developments Promote knowledge of the exceptional historical interest in this area of London Foster a sense of community among all…

    Arlington Association

    The Arlington Association is made up of residents of the westerly part of the Arlington Conservation area in Islington, North London. The area is an unusually peaceful haven in busy Islington, made up of primarily early Victorian houses, wide streets and two garden squares that are…

    Ashley Road Community Network

    Informal network of residents, exchanging information on all matters relevant to the street, eg planning matters, flooding, anti social behaviour etc, as well as holding a summer picnic in Elthorne Park and social meetings in local pubs. Some co-operative purchasing and good neighbour activities. Regular…

    Bright Sparks - Repair and Reuse Shop and Food Sharing

    Bright Sparks is Islington’s Reuse and Repair Shop that brings small electrical items back to life. The shop is run by the social enterprise DigiBridge and sells and repairs small electrical items.The project now collects unwanted household furniture,bric-a-brac and white goods, refurbishes, cleans and sell them at…

    Calthorpe Project

    People from all cultural and diverse backgrounds participate and enrich our activities. Our volunteer and training programme helps people learn new skills, provides opportunity for social interaction and outdoor exercise as well as offering horticultural training for adults with learning difficulties. Environmental and food growing…

    Clerkenwell Close Tenants Association

    Clerkenwell, once run-down, has undergone radical improvement over the last 15 to 20 years, and is now a sought-after area in central London for residents & commerce. The TA was formed in response to a need to improve our particular section of Clerkenwell - Clerkenwell…

    The Conservation Volunteers - London

    A conservation charity enabling people to work for a better environment. Click on the web link for details of local groups and volunteering opportunities.

    Contaminated Land

    In urban environments, we are surrounded by different types of pollution on a daily basis. Air, water, land and noise pollution can impact quality of life, create health concerns and harm the natural environment. Islington Council’s Pollution Service monitors and initiates improvements in the local…

    Crumbles Castle Adventure Playground

    Crumbles Castle is has an actual castle on site! Children play above ground in a network of exciting treetop structures. We encourage child-led play experiences outdoors in all types of weather and throughout the seasons. Play is free here. Islington Play Association's adventure playgrounds are unique…

    Culpeper Community Garden

    Culpeper Community Garden is a beautiful public open space in the heart of Islington, London, which serves both as a city park and as an environmental community project. Managed by and for local people, it is a unique project where people from all walks of…

    Cuppa-Tea

    Network which aims to assist community organisations seeking to improve the environment and transport facilities in the neighbourhood, particularly for public transport users, pedestrians, cyclists, wheelchair users and people on low incomes. Current work is mostly based in Camden, Haringey and Islington. Cuppa-Tea is also…

    Finsbury Park Trust

    Finsbury Park Trust is an independent registered charity with Development Trust status. We are the legacy organisation of the Finsbury Park Partnership (FPP), whose function was to manage a 7 year government-funded programme to regenerate the Finsbury Park neighborhood. FPP ceased to exist in March…

    Fly Tipping

    You can now report fly-tipping online using the Clean Islington app, which is available for free for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone via app stores. Fly-tipping is "the illegal/unlawful deposit of any waste onto land with no licence to accept waste". It includes anything from…

    Friends Of Gillespie Park

    Aims to promote the educational use of the park and centre, together with leisure use, also to conserve and protect wildlife, organises events, assists conservation staff, and raise funds.

    Friends Of Highgate Cemetery

    Highgate cemetery is listed by English heritage as a place of outstanding historical and architectural interest and also as a two star listed park. The freehold of the cemetery is held by the official custodian for charities and FOHC is solely responsible for the management…

    Friends Of Whittington Hospital

    Volunteers provide bedside trolley and 'Friends Table' selling second-hand books etc, for patients, visitors and hospital staff. Friends raise funds to provide hospital amenities not available from NHS sources.

    The Garden Classroom

    The Garden Classroom is a non profit social enterprise delivering high quality workshops and events on wildlife, gardening and the environment in Islington. We are primarily based at King Henry's Walk Garden but use other green spaces as well and can move around to a…

    Graffiti

    Graffiti is expensive to remove. Every year the Council spends thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money removing it. But research shows that the quicker it is removed the less likely it is to reappear. And you can help us, by reporting it. All abusive and racist graffiti…

    Green Party - Islington Branch

    Islington Green Party holds monthly meetings for members, guests and anyone who wants to hear more about us. They are held on the Third Wednesday of every month. Please contact to confirm venue.

    Greennet

    Internet service provider. Specifically designed for environment, peace, human rights and gender equality groups.

    Greenpeace UK

    We defend the natural world and promote peace by investigating, exposing and confronting environmental abuse, and championing environmentally responsible solutions.

    Greenspace

    The Parks Team is part of the Public Realm Division of Islington Council and looks after parks and open spaces. It carries out a number of roles:  the day to day operational management of our parks, green spaces and nature reserves putting on and facilitating…

    Groundwork North London

    Groundwork London is a social and environmental regeneration charity. For almost 20 years we’ve worked across the capital to help communities become greener, stronger and healthier. Our services include: Landscape Design Services- Improving community spaces Volunteering Services- Bringing people together to support local action Green…

    Highbury Fields Association

    Highbury Fields is the largest green open space in the London Borough of Islington.   The Highbury Fields Association aims to encourage community participation in all matters affecting the character, amenities, use, management and development of the Fields and its surrounding neighbourhood.

    Holloway Neighbourhood Group

    Coronavirus update: The Old Fire Station community centre are offering a telephone befriending service – they are available for a friendly chat and to signpost people to practical support. Holloway Neighbourhood Group are providing a range of wellbeing activities online. Monday to Friday 9.30 to…

    Household Reuse Recycling Centre HRRC

    On 1st April 2012, the management of the HRRC was transferred from Islington Council to North London Waste Authority (NLWA). The HRRC will continue to operate in exactly the same way as it has done whilst managed by Islington Council and it will be ‘business…

    Islington Libraries: N4 Library

    Public library services. See opening times for activities for children, young people and families. While services are restricted due to Covid-19, for activities and resources to use at home and online Visit our home learning website  Books, Music Cds, DVDs, Audio Books, large Print books. Online…

    Islington Nature Conservation Team

    Practical conservation work in Islington nature reserves. This practical work takes place on Thursdays from 10am to 3.30pm.

    Islington Pest Control team

    The pest control team is responsible for making sure that public health pests are dealt with effectively, safely and in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way. To achieve these aims, the team: responds to requests to deal with public health pests; carries out a series of…

    Islington Society

    The Islington Society is a membership organisation of people who live, work or have an interest in Islington. It is a registered charity with an elected committee of officers, drawn from the membership, who manage the society. Supports conservation planning work to preserve the borough’s…

    Islington Townswomen's Guild

    Group meets second Tuesday of the month from 2pm to 4pm at�Harecourt United Reformed Church, St. Paul's Road, N1. If you would like to join them, please call Ms Mugliston (020 7607 7316) or Ms Austin (020 7241 2221).

    Keep Britain Tidy

    National organisation promoting and encouraging action on waste reduction, reuse and recycling.  The Waste Watch Services team specialises in the delivery of bespoke support to local authorities, waste contractors and other public and private sector clients.

    Museum Of The Order Of Saint John

    Historic house and museum housing collections relating the history of the knight's hospitaller. See the website for family activities and events.

    New River Action Group

    Since 1986, NRAG has been the major society working with local groups along the entire length of the New River, and with Thames Water Plc,  to provide guardianship of London’s legendary New River. NRAG began to be formed over 1985 and its first meeting was…

    Newington Green Action Group

    Coronavirus update: Newington Green Action Group are providing support in the following areas: Help with shopping, errands, pets Dog walking Telephone support for isolated residents Get in touch at: Email – info@newingtongreen.org Tel – 0333 050 9318 Website – www.newingtongreen.org Facebook – www.facebook.com/newingtongreen ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Usual…

    Noise complaints - commercial properties

    If you are experiencing noise from building sites, commercial or trade premises, or pubs or clubs and you have been unable to contact them yourself, contact the council. If you are disturbed by commercial noise and are able to identify the source, try visiting the…

    Noise Complaints - Residential

    If you live in a council property you should contact your Estate Manager who will discuss the noise problem with you first and then refer it to us if appropriate. Tel: 020 7527 7272 (Noise Service: office hours)Tel: 020 7527 7272 (Noise Patrol: night hours 8pm to…

    Parkland Walk

    The Parkland Walk follows the course of the old railway that ran between Finsbury Park and Alexandra Palace. The four and a half miles provides tranquillity and a chance for those living in London, to enjoy the green environment in the very heart of the…

    Pollution Team

    In urban environments, we are surrounded by different types of pollution on a daily basis. Air, water, land and noise pollution can impact quality of life, create health concerns and harm the natural environment. Islington Council’s Pollution Service monitors and initiates improvements in the local…

    Regents Canal

    The Regent's Canal runs through the Southern part of Islington and includes Battlebridge and City Road basins. Information about its history and activities on the canal are available from contact details below. There is a continuous towpath along its length which can be walked and…

    Saint Bartholomew the Great Heritage Trust

    Established to maintain, preserve and improve the fabric, ornaments, furniture and monuments of the Priory Church.

    Sunnyside Community Garden

    The community gardens in the Archway area of Islington, run by the community.  We specialise in therapeutic horticulture for people with physical and mental disabilities, but the gardens are open for all to use and enjoy. The gardening is done by a dedicated band of volunteers,…

    Trees

    You can report any street or park tree enquiry through Contact Islington. Your details will be logged and one of the tree service team will contact you regarding your enquiry. All enquiries relating to trees on land managed by Islington Council should be directed to either your local…

    Trees - Private Property

    Trees on private property fall within the responsibility of the Tree and Landscape section of the Planning Service. Trees within Islington may be protected by Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) or by virtue of being in a conservation area, and in some cases by planning conditions.…