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19/07/2017 in Cleaner 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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03/07/2017 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

Now we even collect your unwanted white goods

We’ve just added white goods to the list of things you no longer need that we can collect for free. This is in addition to the six recycling services we already offer – paper, cardboard, plastics, printer cartridges, furniture swap…

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28/06/2017 in angel.london Cleaner

Next meetings with Thames Water

July 12 6.30pm public meeting at the Business Design Centre – it’s important that as many people as possible go along to speak to Sarah McMath, the new Managing Director of Wholesale Water at Thames Water.

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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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19/06/2017 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

Book a counter-terror training session for your business

As we continue to be vigilant in the face of attacks on our communities, we would like to offer all angel.london businesses exclusive bespoke training from our counter-terror police team. Officers will visit your business and deliver the Met’s Project…

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14/06/2017 in angel.london Cleaner

Make it a clean air day every day

It might have been National Clear Air Day on June 15 but we’re working with Cross River Partnership to urge everyone to spend time EVERY DAY thinking about doing your bit to clean up our air. When did you last…

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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 Angel Police Team Safer

New! Retail whatsapp coming to a phone near you!!

We’re launching our secret weapon against shoplifters and bag and phone thieves. It’s a ShopWhatsApp where all angel.london retailers can instantly warn neighbouring businesses about crimes as they happen. It follows the huge success of our PubWatch WhatsApp where phones…

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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 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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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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24/05/2017 in Safer

Get CCTV’d up

Angel Police Team have caught and charged a persistent bag thief who will only be sent to prison because they have tracked down each offence on CCTV. He’s been stealing from pubs around our area but these days even a…

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24/05/2017 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

Book your police security training session NOW

The recent Angel Police Team training at the Vue cinema was so popular that we’re offering bespoke sessions at your premises tailored to suit your business. Can you easily spot shoplifters? What do you do if you see one stealing…

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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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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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24/05/2017 in Safer

Upper Street roadworks

No one can have failed to see them. Just when everyone was thinking Angel’s getting back to normal…. The good news is that the infamous broken pipe has been replaced and the surrounding pipes relined. Balfour Beatty are on schedule…

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23/05/2017 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

Counter-terror training for the entertainment industry

In view of the terrible incidents in London and Manchester we are urging all businesses to sign up for our next counter-terror awareness event to keep you up-to-date with the latest intelligence and developments. It’s at 9am on June 16…

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17/05/2017 in Angel Police Team Safer

Knife crime 

Knife crime is on the increase. We’re determined to make our streets safer. If you see, know or think something, please call 999 immediately. You could save someone’s life.

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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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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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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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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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24/04/2017 in Angel Police Team Safer

Our next business security session

How do you spot a shoplifter?  And what do you do if you see one stealing your stock?  Or stealing someone’s bag?  Best to ignore or confront them?  How do you do that most effectively?   How should you react when a beggar walks into…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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14/03/2017 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

RECYCLING REMINDER

New recycling Our new recycling service is a month old and we hope everyone is familiar with the evening times. Our recycling boys are going out every day checking if anyone has mistakenly put their stuff out and reminding them…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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24/01/2017 in angel.london Safer

Help a heart

Have you got a defibrillator on your premises? We want the Angel to be as safe as it can be and are making an audit of all the resources here so we can direct people where to go in an…

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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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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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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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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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05/12/2016 in Angel Police Team Safer

Burst water main on Upper Street – the situation at 7pm

Just updating you regarding tonight’s situation, as of 7pm. The passage will stay cordoned off but there will be two police officers posted at either end all night, for safety and reassurance. Other officers will be patrolling locally. Thames water have now…

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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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16/11/2016 in angel.london Tfl

Extra Parking is live

Extended parking hours in Upper Street are now live…and we’ve spent years campaigning for them so please go and park there, and tell all your customers. We have secured Three-hour extension to all bays heading north – 7am-4pm Three-hour extension…

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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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16/11/2016 in Tfl

ANGEL TUBE ESCALATORS

It’ll be more of a hike getting down to the platforms because TfL are refurbishing the escalators in our favourite station. Work lasts from November 23 2016 to late August 2017. With a vertical rise of 27 metres (89 ft) and…

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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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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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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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05/10/2016 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

THERE’S GOOD RECYCLING, AND THERE’S THIS…

There’s good recycling, and there’s this…  ..it’s been driving us and Upper Street businesses crazy for well over a year now – who’s been regularly dumping cans of used cooking oil overnight in St Albans Place? Some mornings, several times…

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05/10/2016 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

THREE INTO TWO

You might be wondering why you haven’t seen Damion (left) from our recycling team for a while? Well, don’t worry, he hasn’t moved on. In fact, he hasn’t moved anywhere – he’s laid up with a broken leg. Both Rhys…

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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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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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04/10/2016 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

SMART BUSINESS SAVERS

Whoever you are, whatever your business, our six free recycling services can save you money. It saves many smart businesses far more than they pay in BID levy. Here’s the proof – we’ve made all these annual savings for your…

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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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05/09/2016 in angel.london

Extending the BID

Businesses outside the BID area are regularly asking if they can be part of it and benefit from our services so we have decided to extend the area at re-election, which is the only chance to change the boundary. In…

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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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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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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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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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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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03/08/2016 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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05/07/2016 in Angel Police Team Safer

ALL BUSINESS WELCOME TO OUR SECURITY TRAINING

Sign up for the Premises and Personal Security Training session we’re running with our angel.london Police Team on Wednesday July 6 6.45-8pm which will be generously hosted by CoffeeWorks Project, 96-86 Islington High Street. The training will feature how to keep yourself safe, how to protect…

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11/05/2016 in angel.london

VOTE YES TO RE-ELECT US

We can’t quite believe it but it’s almost five years since businesses elected us for our second term as the Angel’s business improvement district. And now we are asking you to vote again so we can continue bringing benefits to…

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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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11/05/2016 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

BETTER AIR

We’ve already made great progress towards cleaner air – by signing up 270 BID businesses to our Angel-wide free recycling we’re reducing waste-related traffic by six lorries a day. That means less pollution and less congestion. We are keeping an…

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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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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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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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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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10/05/2016 in Angel Police Team CCTV Safer

EYES AND EARS OF THE ANGEL

A shoplifter has been jailed for 12 weeks for stealing in local shops after one of our sharp-eyed angel.london Police Team spotted and arrested her. She had been shoplifting in Boots and Jigsaw, among others, and pleaded guilty to the…

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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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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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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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08/02/2016 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

THE UK’S FIRST ANTI-TERROR PHONE WARNING SYSTEM

We’ve set up the first WhatsApp safety messaging group as the quickest and simplest way to alert you if there’s a terrorist attack. We’re determined that every angel.london member is told immediately about incidents so you can ensure the safety…

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08/02/2016 in Angel Police Team Awards Entertainment Safer

IT’S OFFICIAL – THE ANGEL IS A SAFE NIGHT OUT

We’re celebrating because Angel has been awarded the prestigious Purple Flag which means we’re an enjoyable AND a safe night out. It’s the third year running that tough spot-check inspectors have praised our close and effective partnership with bars, pubs,…

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08/02/2016 in Angel Police Team angel.london Entertainment Safer

CHEERS TO OUR PUBWATCH

We know our angel.london PubWatch is good, but it’s great to hear it called the best in London. Islington’s Licensing officer Kevin Blenkinsopp said recently that according to the Met, we’re the ‘model PubWatch group for London.’  Representing all the…

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08/02/2016 in Angel Police Team Safer

POLICE SURGERY

How do you catch a shoplifter? What’s the best way to deal with a phone thief? How do you protect your premises and stay within the law? All the answers to these and any questions of your own at our…

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08/02/2016 in Angel Police Team angel.london CCTV Safer

WATCH YOUR CCTV!  

A sharp-eyed pub manager helped Angel Police Team catch a regular bag thief by watching her CCTV.  After studying the pub’s footage when a customer reported her bag stolen, the Steam Passage duty manager memorised the face and was surprised…

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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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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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08/02/2016 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

B**P!

If you’re startled by a noise in the street that isn’t quite table etiquette, you could be next to one of our new Belly Bins announcing it’s full – and hassling the waste team to come and empty it. By…

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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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08/02/2016 in angel.london Entertainment

ENTREE MARCO PIERRE WHITE

Entree Marco Pierre White…     PIC/flyer As well as being able to eat your way around the globe at the Angel, you can now dine out on the cuisine of of a number of celebrity chefs right on your…

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02/12/2015 in Architecture

Crossrail 2 in detail – please comment

It’s now time to have your say on the detail of TfL’s Crossrail 2 plans for Angel. We’ve proved that what we say matters by winning the campaign to save the iconic Co-op building from demolition, so let’s make our…

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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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25/11/2015 in Architecture Entertainment Theatre

Free Festival of Culture at Islington Square Dec 4-6

A spectacular Festival of Culture will be held at Islington Square, the former sorting and post office on Upper Street for one weekend only 4-6 December 2015. The festival will showcase well-known music and comedy acts, together with gospel choirs…

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18/11/2015 in Angel Police Team Safer

COUNTER TERROR

Police release public safety film  The film we have been screening to angel.london businesses showing the steps the public can take in the event of a firearm and weapons terrorist attack has now been released The Met for everyone. Click…

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18/11/2015 in angel.london

DERWENT APPRENTICE GOES FULL-TIME

City Gateway apprentice Amaruf Miah, 21, from East London was taken on by Derwent London to train with facilities manager Graham Jones after the developer pledged to provide a 12-month building management apprenticeship in The Standard’s Ladder for London campaign….

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14/11/2015 in Safer

SMILE, YOUR’E ON (EVEN MORE) CAMERAS

After two years of campaigning our two new CCTV cameras have been installed and switched on in Upper Street – and they are already delivering results. Recently a local bank alerted police they suspected two people were committing fraud in…

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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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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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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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13/11/2015 in Angel Police Team Safer

PRAMS & PURSES

No, it’s not the name of a trendy new bar, but a warning not to leave your shopping or handbags hanging over the back of your pushchair or they may be stolen. Angel Police Team are investigating a number of…

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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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13/11/2015 in Safer

ANGEL CENTRAL MANAGER OUTSMARTS PHONE THIEF

Angel Central manager Lynne Glover is a hero in her friend’s eyes after her quick-thinking foiled an attempt to steal her expensive smart phone from a pub table, and it was all down to a bit of advice from Angel…

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12/11/2015 in Entertainment Theatre

SHOWING OFF!

What would Victorian music hall stars Marie Lloyd and Champagne Charlie say knowing today’s bright young things were following in their foosteps, treading on their boards? Well, not boards exactly. More concrete. The unfinished site of the former Collins music…

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