On 8th June, you will be asked to vote for an MP whose job is to represent you and ensure that your views are heard at the heart of political decision-making.Read more
Since 2014 Islington Liberal Democrats have been fighting plans by Sainsbury’s to open a Sainsbury’s 'Local' stores in the former Highbury Vale Police Station, on Blackstock Road.
Today, we still believe these plans will destroy the much-loved local shops of Highbury, traffic will increase as delivery lorries compete with buses and supermarket shoppers and a late-night license will encourage anti-social behaviour.Read more
‘Boris bikes’ have been extremely popular since their introduction in 2010 but residents of North Islington are still waiting. Julian Gregory and the Islington Liberal Democrats are campaigning to bring ‘Boris bikes’ north and are asking for support from local residents to help them in their petition.
Julian Gregory, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Islington North, said: “Boris Bikes are great. They are easy to use, good for the environment and help people to stay fit and healthy. There have already been several extensions to the scheme, and it’s time for boris bikes in North Islington"Read more
Shortly before Christmas the Council announced that it planned to “slash” the grant it gives to the Highbury Fields Bandstand on Highbury Fields. This removal of funding could see the club close. The club has provided affordable childcare to Highbury residents for decades and the closure will have a devastating effect on local families.Read more