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Transport chiefs are at last consulting on a “missing link” portion of Cycle Superhighway 1 that will connect Hackney to Islington along Balls Pond Road.

It used to be the most polluted primary in Islington – now St John Evangelist is the first school to ban cars at pick-up and drop-off times.

A four-year standoff over a 100-yard stretch of road will finally end when a missing piece of Cycle Superhighway 1 is built – in spring 2019.

Islington’s 153 bus route has gone fully electric in an attempt to clean up London’s terrible air.

Islington Council has pledged to switch all 11,350 of its street lights to environmentally friendly LEDs – saving £400,000 a year.

This council administration is committed to making Islington a fairer place for all, writes Cllr Claudia Webbe, environment and transport boss, Islington Council.

She’s the rowdy cycling campaigner who doesn’t care what people – particularly Islington Labour councillors – think of her. But what drives Anita Frizzarin’s anger? The Gazette finds out.

Neighbours in Hornsey Rise say the new-look Archway gyratory is funnelling too much traffic down their residential streets.

Cyclists got to grips with the new Archway Town Centre layout in a guided ride for World Car-Free Day.

The leader of Islington Council refused to be drawn into the Highbury Fields barbecue row last night – because of the legal action which has been taken against the town hall.

The Highbury Fields barbecue row has reached new heights – with activists preparing to take legal action against Islington Council.

An Islington nursery has splashed out thousands of pounds on air filtration machines to suck up pollution and “lower children’s risk of catching flu”.

The results are in after Islington Greens and Tufnell Park Parents unleashed “citizen science” to measure air pollution levels across the borough.

Neighbours and community groups joined architects and planners on Saturday to shape a new “vision” for the section of the A1 between the Odeon and Holloway Road Tube station.

Impact of air pollution in Islington? “Difficulty exercising.” “Soot getting in one’s nose.”

London was engulfed in a haze of air pollution last week, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Neighbours of Highbury Fields believe a new air quality report means it is time to stick a fork in the town hall’s barbecue policy – and told the council leader as much on Monday night. Gazette editor Ramzy Alwakeel was there.

Traditional cars will be banned from parking and loading in a number roads around Old Street in the hope of cleaning up Shoreditch’s filthy air.

Islington Council reinforced its “idle engine” campaign with a giant snakes and ladders mat in Upper Street.

This column originally appeared in the Gazette in August 2016 following a consultation on changes to Highbury Corner.

As someone who cycles round Highbury Corner twice a day, I’m overjoyed this dastardly junction is one step closer to being ripped apart.

Ramesh and I are barred from Highbury Fields! writes Róisín Ní Corráin, Islington, full address supplied.

An action group last night launched a petition to ban barbecues in Highbury Fields.

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