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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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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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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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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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12/11/2015 in Charity

HOW BEST TO HELP THE HOMELESS

It’s easy to say don’t give money directly to the homeless, but how ARE we supposed to help them? We’ve been working with local charity The Pilion Trust who raised almost £2,000 on World Homeless Day busking and sleeping out…

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12/11/2015 in angel.london Swipii

IT’S A QUESTION OF LOYALTY

So if you’re not one of the 3,500 Angel people busy swiping your Angel Swipii card at lunchtime and stacking up the loyalty points, then why not? Email us for a stack of cards for everyone in your office 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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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 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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12/11/2015 in Cleaner Recycling

RECYCLE IT. SAVE £££s

Are you recycling with us? There’s no excuse not to when you see the figures. Our six free recycling services are saving businesses a total of £7,000 per month. We’re filling three lorry loads a day – if everyone was…

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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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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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11/11/2015 in Older people

WE ❤️ TEA

We’re still continuing our work to make Angel the most welcoming town centre in London to older people. Thanks to new tea shop Piacha for having Islington Pensioners Forum to tea. “Thanks so much for a very kind and generous…

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12/11/2015 in angel.london

WE’RE THE IN CROWD

It seems that angel.london is THE business improvement district to be in. A number of businesses just outside the BID are now paying to become voluntary members. They’re keen to be part of our cohesive business community and want to…

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