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14/11/2017 in Uncategorised

 What are you doing with last year’s winter coat?

If yours is gathering dust on the coat rack or stashed under the bed, take it to Chestertons estate agents because they’re collecting unwanted coats and delivering them to charities looking after vulnerable families, older people, and asylum seekers. It’s the fourth…

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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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06/12/2016 in Uncategorised

And so the clean up begins…

angel.london recycling team and Islington Council clean teams are getting to work clearing Camden Passage. They’re jet-washing and clearing away mud and rubble. We’re busy finding electricians for shops, loss adjusters, and hoping we’ll be business as (best as) usual…

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24/04/2017 in Uncategorised

Angel flooding – water main replacement travel update

Brace yourselves! Islington High Street is closed southbound due to the Thames Water works. The following changes will run from August 16  to the end of October. All southbound lanes will be closed from the lights before Angel tube to…

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06/12/2017 in Uncategorised

Angel lights herald the festive season

We love our Christmas lights and are thrilled to see them sparkling in the trees again this year. Our all-Angel switch on celebration was a real success (despite the weather) with popular Islington mayor Una O’Halloran coming to greet all…

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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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29/03/2017 in Angel Police Team angel.london CCTV Safer Uncategorised

Attend our anti-terror training session

In view of this week’s attack in Westminster, Met Police counter-terror experts are offering another chance to attend a training session especially designed to make sure businesses are prepared for any major incidents at the Angel. It’s at the VUE…

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30/10/2017 in Uncategorised

Become a fake note spotter!

Watch out there’s fake money about! Everyone’s trying to spend their old notes and coins before they go out of circulation – including the forged ones – so come to our security workshop and make sure you spot them in…

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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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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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30/08/2017 in Uncategorised

Charity days 

BIG thanks to staff from Marks & Spencer who not only recycle food to local charity FoodCycle Islington but spent a day scrubbing and cleaning to give their kitchen a facelift. angel.london organised a free meeting space so they could…

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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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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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05/09/2016 in angel.london Uncategorised

EARN MONEY AS A PARCEL COLLECTION POINT

Are you a small Angel business who wants to engage more customers and generate extra money at the same time? How about becoming a HubBox Collect Point for local shoppers ordering from the internet? It means residents can collect their…

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03/04/2017 in Uncategorised

Easter travel disruption

So – get planning your Easter staycation now because we shall be stranded in Islington for the weekend! There are planned closures for the Victoria Line and Overground. Victoria Line closed Sunday 16 and Monday 17 April Overground closed from…

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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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09/11/2016 in Uncategorised

Festive events at Angel

We’re delighted our lovely sparkling dazzling lights are on. And we hope you’ll enjoy these other festive events at the Angel * 21 November – 24 December Christmas Gift Market in Angel Central * 1, 8, 15 & 22 December Camden…

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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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14/11/2017 in Uncategorised

For shops’ eyes only

If you’re not signed up to our ShopsApp, sign up now! Get sharing photos and details of your most persistent offenders. You’d be amazed how many shoplifters come back to Angel time and time again – and everyone’s now getting…

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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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17/05/2017 in angel.london Safer Uncategorised

Help a heart?

Have you got a defibrillator? In trying to make the Angel safe we need to know where we can direct people in an emergency. It would be good if we could list all defibs in the area and hopefully save…

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12/12/2017 in Safer Uncategorised

Holloway Road & rail closures this Christmas

A three-week closure of Holloway Road may affect your deliveries and staff journeys to and from work this Christmas from Monday 18 December to Monday 18 January 2018. London Overground services through Highbury & Islington station will also be closed…

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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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05/09/2016 in Uncategorised

IF IT HAPPENS, REPORT IT!

We’re asking all businesses to report any crimes that happen in and around their premises so we can build up a clear picture of what’s going on at the Angel. Even if you’re too busy at the time, please call…

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28/11/2016 in Angel Police Team Safer Uncategorised

It’s probably nothing but….

This week is National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week – a campaign by the police services to remind us about safety and security, and encourage vigilance against all types of terrorism, including threats of attack and even cyber crime. It’s a…

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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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14/11/2017 in Uncategorised

Lexington pub wins business rates appeal

The Lexington (pictured) has scored a massive victory by appealing against their new business rates and getting them reduced from a whopping £199,000 to £130,000. Determined to help other businesses struggling under the weight of the rises, we organised a seminar for…

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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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21/03/2017 in Uncategorised

MESSAGE YOUR MUM

Angel Central is giving away a special package of Mother’s Day treats worth £200 for the best nomination for mum. Your heartfelt and sincere message could win treats for your mum including dinner at Bella Italia, a movie at the…

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05/10/2016 in Uncategorised

NEW!! Angel Crime Fighters app

If you’re registered on the ACF website, there’s a quicker and easier way to use it –a smartphone App. It allows you to submit intelligence and incident reports quickly, and download photos and banned lists immediately. It works with iphones,…

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12/10/2016 in Uncategorised

POST YOUR YES TO RE-ELECT US VOTE IN GOOD TIME

Have you received your voting papers for the BID ballot? Make sure you fill them in and post them back AS SOON AS YOU CAN. They must be received at the Electoral Reform Services by October 27 or they won’t…

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05/10/2016 in Uncategorised

PROPOSED PROTEST AT ANGEL

We are aware of a planned demonstration targeting Foxtons and Byron in Upper Street this Saturday October 8 2016. We are working with the police and an appropriate policing plan is in place should it go ahead. Please contact us…

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14/11/2017 in Uncategorised

Real life drama at the Old Red 

The suspect package alert which closed the Angel one October evening was a scary reminder about how we must all to stay aware. A bar contacted our police about a threat and a suspect package, the Angel was immediately locked…

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11/05/2016 in Angel Police Team CCTV Safer Uncategorised

REVIEW YOUR SCREENS

CCTV is one of the most important sources of forensic evidence used by angel.london Police Team to keep our streets safe. This year alone they have convicted more than 40 bag thieves, pickpockets and shoplifters by identifying them from CCTV…

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19/07/2017 in Cleaner Safer Uncategorised

Road closures update

Brace yourselves! The latest from Thames Water is that due to the next phase of work on the Upper Street water main, the following traffic changes will take from August 16 to the end of October. All southbound lanes will…

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17/05/2017 in angel.london Uncategorised

Roadworks caused loss of business?

A number of businesses have already reported that footfall and trade figures are down since the work started. If this is affecting you, we have agreed a process with Thames so you can make a claim. Contact us for details…

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05/09/2016 in Uncategorised

SAVE THE TIGERS. SAVE THE ELEPHANT. SAVE THE PLANET.

If you’re interested in environmental issues and want to meet some real life environmental crime investigators, come to the Radicals & Victuallers pub on the first Monday of every month. We’re very lucky to have as a fellow angel.london member…

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24/05/2017 in angel.london Uncategorised

So how IS the Angel doing?

We’ve commissioned a survey of businesses at Angel to find out more about you. We want to identify how the area is performing, find out what’s important to you and what you think of us (don’t worry – it’s confidential)….

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10/05/2016 in Angel Police Team Safer Uncategorised

TAKE NOTE!

Top marks to licensed premises in our PubWatch group who recently headed off thieves trying to sting everyone with fake £20 notes. By circulating pictures of the two men trying to pass off forgeries around the WhatsApp group which links them…

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21/03/2017 in Uncategorised

THANKS FOR THE FLOOD CLEAR UP

We were so impressed by the way Islington Council’s street teams and our recycling boys rolled up their sleeves and helped clear up after the Camden Passage flood that we wanted to say a BIG formal thank you. It was…

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07/06/2017 in Charity Safer Uncategorised

Understanding how gambling can harm your health

If you know anyone who doesn’t know when to stop, they might benefit from this free community event at 9-12am June 16 2017 at St Mary’s Church.

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24/05/2017 in Uncategorised

Watch out for cyber-banking fraud

Unbelievably two people in our office were the victims of bank fraud in one week in unconnected incidents. We have no idea how it happened but were amazed at the ease with which it did, and horrified to watch amounts…

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30/08/2017 in Uncategorised

Water we like

Get your diaries out – Angel Canal Festival is on Sunday September 3 11am-5pm. Take a stall to advertise your business, volunteer, celebrate the history of this precious oasis in our midst, or just enjoy a day out. www.angelcanalfestival.org

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21/03/2016 in angel.london Charity Recycling Uncategorised

WE’VE GONE INTO THE FURNITURE BUSINESS

We’re delighted lots of Angel office workers will have turned up to work and found new desks, chairs and cabinets over the past few weeks, all courtesy of the Business Design Centre. The exhibition centre recently donated excellent quality but…

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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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20/03/2017 in Uncategorised

WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A SHOPLIFTER?

What happens when you see a shoplifters stealing something from your shop? What do you do if you witness a handbag stolen in your pub? How you you react when someone in front of you gets their phone snatched? Our…

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