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08/02/2016 in angel.london Brighter Older people

 WE’RE THE BID THAT CARES

We might be the smallest BID in London but we’ve got a big profile. Our work improving the Angel is attracting more and more attention. We are delighted to have been chosen by The Greater London Authority as the very…

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11/05/2016 in angel.london Brighter Charity Entertainment Older people Uncategorised

A HARD ACT TO FOLLOW…

The trouble with doing your absolute best is that it’s almost impossible to top. Well…after five of our pubs cooked and delivered the most splendid three-course feast for war veterans’ VE Day celebrations in 2015, we’re asking all of you,…

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10/05/2016 in Brighter Cleaner Council Safer

A-BOARD ENFORCEMENT

Once so unpopular, A-boards have now become a feature of our lives, often displaying clever images and hilarious slogans – but there’s a but… We’re warning you that Transport for London will shortly be adopting a zero tolerance approach to…

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03/08/2016 in Brighter Cleaner Tfl

A-BOARDS AND TABLES & CHAIRS ON THE STREET – THE RULES

Recently we have received a number of enquiries from businesses following action taken by TfL regarding A-Boards and tables and chairs on the pavements. We hope this will clarify matters for you. The situation Transport for London (TfL) have responsibility…

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30/08/2017 in Brighter Charity Older people

All set for the Pensioners’ Picnic

We’ve secured £1000 from the Business Design Centre as sponsorship for this year’s Cubitt Arts’ Picnic – a gathering which has been bringing older people together since 2014. Encouraging businesses to engage with charities and enhance their work is all…

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05/09/2016 in angel.london Brighter

Angel’s in the pink

Aren’t they bloomin’ lovely? The sun’s out and so are our flower baskets – making the Angel look the sunny cheery optimistic place we love. The flowers are funded by angel.london with contributions from generous local landlords. They are one…

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24/05/2017 in angel.london Brighter

Angel’s blooming!

The BBC’s Gardeners World star Joe Swift helped launch the 2017 London in Bloom competition at the Business Design Centre recently and we’re hoping the Angel can rake in some awards this year. And we need your help. In order…

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30/08/2017 in Brighter

Blooms burstin’ out everywhere

Our flower baskets are bloomin’ lovely – hope you’re enjoying them as much as we are. We’ve invested (with £1000 of help from the Camden Trust) in 41 hanging baskets, a dozen railings baskets (Angel Central and Gaskin Street), three…

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14/03/2017 in angel.london Brighter Uncategorised

Brexit networking event

How could Brexit affect your business? How will it affect employment legislation? What effect will it have on current Health & safety requirements? How easy will it be to recruit EU workers? We are pleased to invite you to join…

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13/11/2015 in Brighter

BRIGHT LIGHTS OF ST MARY’S

The clocks going back really does mean the start of winter but there are consolations – the lighting up of the trees outside St Mary’s Church in Upper Street for one. The pea lights in the nine trees stay sparkling…

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09/12/2016 in angel.london Brighter Cleaner Entertainment Safer Uncategorised

Business (as best) as usual

A high-viz jacket is never far away but we’re delighted to welcome shoppers and diners back to Camden Passage. And we’d like to say a BIG thank you to all the businesses and organisations who have rolled up their sleeves…

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21/06/2017 in angel.london Brighter Charity Council Older people Safer

Businesses proud to support Armed Forces Day

Everyone joined our local war veterans celebrating Armed Forces Day recently on Islington Green. And not only were we delighted to support it, but enormously proud that angel.london businesses once again came up trumps with generous donations to enhance the…

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11/09/2017 in Brighter Entertainment Uncategorised

Cheese Street festival in Chapel Market

A festival of all things cheese 24th September and 1st October 2017 10am-3pm at the Penton Street end of the market. London and regional cheese makers, cheese tastings, cheese pairings, cheese street food, cheese rolling, cheese angels, live music, butter making, and more. Cheese tastings and workshops with La Fromagerie, Pistachio and Pickle and…

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13/11/2015 in angel.london Brighter Tfl

ENDURING POWER OF LANDMARKS

It’s (more or less) official – the lovely turretty Co-op bank building and its beautiful but grafittii-ed neighbour the former Angel Picture Theatre have been saved from the wreckers ball. TfL have re-located their Crossrail2 focus to the other side…

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05/09/2016 in angel.london Brighter Older people Uncategorised

Flowers coffee and cakes to thank our Armed Forces

The sun shone, the community turned out, and businesses showed their appreciation at the borough’s Armed Forces Day on Islington Green. Two angel.london businesses responded to our appeal for support and did themselves proud. “We are eager to be part…

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18/01/2017 in Brighter Cleaner

Free graffiti removal

Graffiti – is it art or is it a crime? However clever, it’s not amusing when you get to work and someone has drawn all over your business. Cleaning off graffiti is one of the services we at angel.london offer…

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04/04/2016 in Brighter Council Uncategorised

GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Grab the limelight for your business by entering this year’s Islington in Bloom competition and win £100 of garden centre vouchers as well as huge publicity. Run by Islington gardeners and Islington Council the annual competition includes categories for the…

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23/03/2016 in angel.london Architecture Brighter Uncategorised

HOW WILL KING’S CROSS AFFECT US?

How will King’s Cross affect us? Many of you asked for this – so Anna Strongman, Director of developers Argent came to talk to everyone about what’s happening at King’s Cross and how we can benefit? It was generously and…

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12/11/2015 in Awards Brighter

IT’S BLOOMIN’ GOLD AGAIN…

Islington has won London in Bloom’s Gold award for Borough of the Year and it’s no small thanks to us, says the council. Says Islington’s Parks & Open Spaces Manager Andrew Bedford: “By providing hanging baskets in the BID area,…

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11/05/2016 in Angel Police Team Brighter Entertainment Safer

LOCAL PUB GOES THE EXTRA MILE

A motorcyclist says he owes his life to quick-thinking customers of an angel.london pub who rushed outside after a crash to hoist up a large van crushing his chest. Thirty-eight-year-old Daniel Brennan was riding up Pentonville Road when he skidded…

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30/08/2017 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment

Sign up for our mouth-wateringly good lunchtime walks

How can we get everyone working at Angel fitter, more engaged with the area, meeting other businesses, and improve air quality all at the same time? Lunchtime walks, of course. We’ve teamed up with Clerkenwell & Islington Guides Association to…

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13/11/2015 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment

THERE’S A TWINKLE IN THE AIR….IT’S THE ANGEL CHRISTMAS LIST

December 4-20 10am-6pm Angel Christmas Market, Islington Green  Back by popular demand, angel.london & Clever Creations present the Angel’s most vibrant and festive outdoor Christmas Market for two whole weeks on Islington Green. Stocked with top quality, hand-picked, must-see designers & exhibitors…

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28/10/2016 in angel.london Awards Brighter

WE HAVE BEEN RESOUNDINGLY RE-ELECTED BY 86% OF BUSINESS VOTERS!

It’s the best news. We have been resoundingly re-elected to manage the Angel for another five years by 86% of businesses who voted YES. We have secured the support of 93% of the amount of rateable value. Says angel.london CEO…

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24/05/2017 in Brighter Uncategorised

We’re a creative AND a techie centre

We can’t tell you the excitement to discover two new coworking spaces are opening here imminently which will be attracting to our streets THE most exciting people in growing businesses. Not only is the Business Design Centre one of London’s…

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24/05/2017 in Brighter Charity Older people

What can you bring to Armed Forces Day in June?

Our Armed Forces do us proud so we’re proud to support their annual community celebration on Islington Green every summer. This year it’s on June 24 and we’re asking for your help to make it a really fun day. Raffle…

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04/10/2016 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

It’s what you, our members, think of us that counts most – but these are some of the things other people say 2016 endorsed by Mayor of London Saddiq Khan for reducing crime, creating a better place to live and…

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08/02/2016 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment

WHO’S HERE, HOW AND WHY?

Did you know there are 60,000 people a day using Angel tube and Thursday is our new Friday? Always on the lookout for ways we can help boost your business we commissioned a footfall survey recently to identify our busiest…

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