Islington green changes name to honour veterans

A park is to renamed in honour of the borough’s war heroes.

Islington Green will now be named Islington Memorial Green providing the move, initiated by Cllr Gary Poole, is ratified by the council executive next month.

Cllr Poole said: “I don’t have a military background, but I know many servicemen and women and they are such a fantastic group of people – an example to the whole community – it’s great to be able to honour them in this way.