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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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24/01/2017 in angel.london Cleaner Council Recycling

Angel Ambassadors

We’ve had calls already – do the new evening recycling times mean you won’t see anything of the popular recycling boys?  Not a bit of it – in fact, you’ll see more of Rhys, Damion, Sam and Ash. By negotiating…

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02/03/2017 in angel.london Council

angel.london BUSINESSSES TAKE PETITION TO THE TREASURY

angel.london businesses have marched to Downing Street to hand in a 12,600-strong petition from businesses and residents all over Islington calling on the government to stop its proposed hike in business rates. Many shops and restaurants at the Angel are…

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08/02/2016 in Council Uncategorised

ARE YOU IN THE KNOW?

Are you up to date on your standards of trading? Islington Council’s Trading Standards team recommend that every business should check out Business Companion – a free, impartial and government-backed website which helps you protect your business, avoid making costly…

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11/01/2017 in Angel Police Team Cleaner Council Safer

Begging – the question, give or not to give?

You may have noticed an increase in beggars and people sleeping on the streets at Angel. They are attracted here because people are so generous with their donations. Homeless charities and Angel Police Team say it’s not good to give…

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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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17/05/2017 in angel.london Council Uncategorised

Continuing our campaign against business rate rises

We continue to be concerned about the impact of the 2017 business rates re-valuation that has placed a disproportionate burden on many of our small businesses, pubs and live venues. We feel the Chancellor’s March budget will have little effect…

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02/12/2015 in Council Uncategorised

EMPLOY LOCAL – IT MAKES SENSE

Before you do anything, it makes business sense to look for local services first. And that includes when you’re recruiting staff too. Employing local residents ticks so many boxes – it strengthens the local economy, there are more people with…

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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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28/09/2016 in angel.london Council

HERE’S GOOD NEWS ABOUT PARKING…

We’ve campaigned for extra parking and loading time in Upper Street – and they’ve just gone live! After requests from angel.london businesses, we lobbied TfL to support our local economy by allowing more time for deliveries, and more opportunities for…

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08/03/2017 in Cleaner Council Uncategorised

KEEP UP THE PRESSURE – SIGN AGAINST BUSINESS RATE RISES HERE

Sign our petition against the business rate rises

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06/02/2017 in angel.london Council Uncategorised

Love our local shops? Sign up NOW to keep business rates down

This weekend is your last chance to support our campaign asking the Government to freeze their planned business rate rise. We have put our petition in local shops along Upper Street and Camden Passage and will be collecting everything in…

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10/05/2016 in Angel Police Team Council Safer Uncategorised

MEET LONDON’S TOP COP

What would you ask the Met Police Commissioner if you met him? Well, now’s your chance because Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe will be coming to Islington Town Hall to share his vision for London and listen to your thoughts and ideas….

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24/01/2017 in Cleaner Council Recycling

NEW Angel waste/recycling times

Angel waste/recycling times 6-7pm – ALL STREETS (including Upper Street) angel.london recycling & all business waste. Put our free angel.london recycling where you normally put your business waste. 12 midnight-1am UPPER STREET ONLY – angel.london recycling & all business waste….

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16/11/2016 in Angel Police Team CCTV Cleaner Council Recycling

Oil can dumpers caught & fined

Selfish fly-tippers have been slapped with a £400 a fine after businesses complained to us that cans full of used cooking oil were regularly dumped behind Upper Street. Some mornings workers arrived to find 20 cans of stinking oil behind…

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13/11/2015 in angel.london Council

PARKING PLANS PROVOKE A POWERFUL RESPONSE

We are delighted to confirm that after HUGE opposition from businesses and residents at the Angel, the council have scrapped their plans to extend parking charges to seven days here. They have reported that 76% of people responding to their…

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24/01/2017 in Cleaner Council Recycling

Recycling times are changing – why and how

In order to make the streets cleaner and more accessible, Islington Council is changing the times that waste can be put out for collection across the borough.  This applies to all business waste – regardless of which contractor you use –…

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07/02/2017 in angel.london Charity Council Older people

We’ve secured cash to open doors for pensioners’ project

As part of angel.london’s commitment to being London’s most age-friendly town centre we have secured  a donation to make it easier for pensioners to get into a day centre – quite literally! The once-automatic doors at Claremont Project on White…

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