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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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03/01/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

50p off coffee at Pret if you’re ready to recycle

Delighted to report that Pret a Manger have doubled their usual discount for customers taking in recycled coffee cups for their daily brew. It’s all about changing people’s coffee habits – as it’s now estimated that the UK throws away…

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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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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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30/10/2017 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment

Angel Day will make it a razzle-dazzle Christmas

This year’s sparkling all-Angel Christmas lights switch-on will be at 5pm on Saturday November 18 when we shall be holding the first ever Angel Day. In partnership with Angel Central we will be celebrating all that’s good about the Angel,…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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13/07/2018 in angel.london Business Entertainment Events Shopping Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Angel Central. Summer events on the lawn!

Our friends at Angel Central are all ready for the summer holidays with its lawn in place complete with super-duper branded deckchairs!  The lawn will also be the location for a whole range of performers over the summer holiday period…

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09/11/2018 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Events Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Angel Day (inc. Christmas lights switch-on): Saturday 17 November!

The Angel is set to sparkle on Saturday 17th November as our annual Angel Day will be taking place. A range of music and entertainment  will be taking place throughout the afternoon around the Angel including Angel Central, Upper Street,…

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17/04/2018 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Cultural Performances in Angel: May 2018

Spring has sprung and our arts and cultural venues are celebrating with a range of shows that will no doubt have visitors flocking to Angel throughout May 2018. Check out performances that cover everything from breakdancing to puppetry and drama…

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24/09/2018 in angel.london Brighter Business Stronger Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Directing the way with new signage outside Angel tube station

At angel.london we’re always looking for ways to support our businesses and one thing we want to ensure is that visitors to the Angel get to where they want to go. To assist this, we have added directional signage to…

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16/05/2018 in angel.london Awards Brighter Stronger Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Help Angel win Gold at London in Bloom 2018!

We all want to be winners don’t we?   Well, all of us in Angel have the opportunity to bring ‘Gold’ to Angel by winning the much coveted Business Improvement District category at the 2018 ‘London in Bloom’ Awards. London…

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28/06/2018 in angel.london Brighter Council Environment Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Helping biodiversity bloom in Angel!

We are delighted to have worked with Islington Council and RBS to replant the central courtyard garden of the RBS building on Upper Street.  We joined the Council’s Open Spaces team and staff from RBS to do a bit of…

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03/04/2018 in angel.london Architecture Brighter Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – New artwork outside the Business Design Centre

Has anyone else spotted this great new addition to the forecourt of the Business Design Centre? Well, in case you are wondering its actually a piece of work by British artist Adam Bridgland. Adam graduated from the Royal College of…

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25/09/2018 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and Performance in Angel: October 2018

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows through October.  Check out what’s coming up next month including the spine-tingling London Horror Festival at the Old Red Lion Theatre! OLD RED…

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16/05/2018 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Shows and performances across Angel in June 2018

With summer now just around the corner our arts and cultural venues will be hosting a wide range of shows bringing visitors to Angel throughout June.  Check out what’s coming up next month:   OLD RED LION THEATRE – www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/theatre.html Until…

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29/05/2018 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Shopping Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Summer lawn returns to Angel Central

As the weather warms up, our friends at Angel Central are getting ready for summer with the installation of their lovely summer lawn.   The lawn, and its super-duper branded deckchairs, offers a great place to relax in the summer…

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Colourful Bike-rack Planters in Angel
21/03/2018 in angel.london Brighter

BRIGHTER – Bikes & Blooms go hand in hand in Angel!

OK, so we may have had the ‘Beast from the East’ Parts 1 & 2 in March, but we can see the joys of spring everyday in Angel with the installation of more of our popular, useful (and if we…

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22/03/2018 in angel.london Brighter Council

BRIGHTER – Islington in Bloom sponsorship opportunities available

Do you love everything floral as much as we do? Islington in Bloom is a local horticultural competition open to anyone in the borough to enter, managed by Islington Council. There are a variety of awards, from Best Children’s Planting…

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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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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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10/05/2018 in angel.london Brighter Cleaner Transport

CLEANER – 21 June 2018, Clean Air Day in Angel

Calling all walkers, cyclists, wannabe-cyclists and anyone concerned about air pollution. Thursday 21st June is Clean Air Day and Islington Council is putting on an event in Angel to celebrate the cleaner ways to travel. Representatives will be on the…

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20/07/2018 in angel.london Brighter Cleaner Environment Transport Uncategorised

CLEANER – Now you see it, now you don’t!

Here at angel.london we love cycling as an environmentally friendly way to travel and we want to ensure that all bike users have places to lock up their bikes.  What we don’t like is when old and clearly abandoned bikes…

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19/04/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – The three new ‘C’s of our recycling: Coffee, Cups and Cutlery!!

The harm that disposable drinking vessels are doing to our planet is BIG news at the moment and the difficulties in recycling single-use coffee cups regularly hit the headlines.  Well, here at angel.london we are always looking at ways we…

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06/06/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Council Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – Working collectively to manage our collective waste!

Yesterday we hosted our monthly meeting with Islington’s waste management team.  At these vital meetings, attended by both senior managers and the on-street cleaners themselves, we  are able to discuss a whole range of matters relating to street cleanliness, rubbish…

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21/03/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Recycling

CLEANER – Easter Bank Holiday doesn’t affect our recycling services

As many businesses know angel.london offers a range of FREE recycling services from paper & cardboard to coffee grounds. Well, in case you were wondering, we can proudly confirm that the upcoming Easter Bank Holiday will NOT affect our services….

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11/05/2018 in angel.london Brighter Cleaner Council Safer Shopping Stronger

CLEANER & SAFER – Improved pedestrian paving on Liverpool Road

As well as our ‘big picture’ work, here at angel.london we’re the BID that gets the little things sorted to improve the landscape of Angel to help create the best trading environment for businesses. We’re delighted with the work that…

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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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13/11/2017 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment

Countdown to Angel Day

Give your Christmas a sparkling start at Angel Day this Saturday November 18 by celebrating all that’s good at Angel. We’ve got Father Christmas, his elves and reindeer, Puss in Boots, street entertainers, music, hot chestnuts and the all-Angel Christmas…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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20/12/2017 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

Fraud alert! Please share

We’re warning all angel.london (link https://www.angel.london/ ) members about scams that have been attempted on businesses recently Fake Crime Prevention Campaign A phone call was received from an individual claiming to be ‘Chris Smith’ of the police working on a crime prevention campaign….

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31/01/2018 in angel.london Brighter

Guide to Angel

We’re so proud of Angel and all the good things happening here that in partnership with Angel Central we’ve printed a handy taste of Angel guide for tourists and visitors. Could you add a link to it to your website?…

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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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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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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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30/01/2018 in angel.london Cleaner Older people Safer

Housekeeping

You probably haven’t noticed that we’ve improved the pavement outside CoffeeWorksProject on Islington High Street (why would you?) but we’re always busy behind the scenes making essential things better. This time we worked with Islington Council to remove trip hazards and…

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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 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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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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14/06/2017 in angel.london Cleaner

Make it a clean air day every day

It’s National Clear Air Day once a year (June 21 2018) 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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30/01/2018 in angel.london Entertainment Safer

Making sure Angel is a fun but safe night out

Islington Council updates its Licensing Policy every five years and angel.london PubWatch Group is part of the consultation process. Our recommendations are included in the final document which became effective from 1 January 2018.

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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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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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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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21/12/2017 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

Perils of an empty premises

We know some businesses are concerned about squatters moving into commercial premises at the Angel and we’d like to reassure you that we are trying to contact all landlords to discuss the perils of leaving premises empty. We are often…

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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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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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20/03/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

SAFER – Acid attack (Project Diffuse) training session a huge success

On Wednesday 14 March over 100 staff from businesses and organisations from the Angel BID area attended an acid attack training event hosted by angel.london. The event incorporated a truly lifelike simulation of an acid attack taking place within a…

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17/08/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Don’t be a victim of a phone snatch

There are 300 phone snatches in Islington on average EVERY month and we are continually working with our Angel Police Team to cut those figures at the Angel by raising everyone’s awareness. The three messages from the police are Check…

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11/04/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – FREE bespoke security training sessions by Angel Police Team

Can you easily spot shoplifters? What do you do if you see someone stealing your stock, or someone’s bag in your café, or a phone from the table in your bar? Confront them, eject them forcibly from the premises? How…

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14/05/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Project Argus & Project Griffin: could your business benefit from FREE counter terrorism training?

As we continue to be vigilant in the face of attacks on our communities, all angel.london businesses can benefit from exclusive FREE bespoke training courses from the Met Police counter-terror police team. PROJECT GRIFFIN – For all staff Officers will…

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19/04/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london CCTV

SAFER – PubWatch members and Angel Police Team work together to catch burglar

Licensed businesses in the Angel PubWatch group and our Angel Police Team showed once again the benefit of joint working after the arrest and charge of a repeat burglar.   As a result of information sharing by our licensed premises…

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22/03/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer

SAFER – Angel Police Team catches and charges prolific thief

We are sure you will all want to thank our wonderful Angel Police Team in catching and charging one of the most prolific thieves in Angel. On Tuesday 6 March, Kelly Vigors was charged with eight counts of theft, one…

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25/09/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Safer Uncategorised

SAFER – Met Police launch new ‘BE SAFE’ campaign

The Metropolitan Police has launched a new campaign entitled ‘BE SAFE’ to highlight the issue of smart phone theft, often by thieves on two wheeled vehicles. Criminals use scooters and bikes to snatch phones and valuables, often riding up behind…

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30/01/2018 in angel.london Awards Brighter

Say you love Angel with flowers

We are making a push to win London in Bloom this year – it attracts excellent publicity and makes a real difference to the number of visitors. The judges aren’t coming until July but we all need to start planning…

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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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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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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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30/08/2017 in angel.london Cleaner

Spraying spree

Vandals defaced a number of Upper Street businesses with graffiti recently which we cleaned off the next morning. Don’t forget this service is still FREE to all angel.london members. Says Carrie at Knight Frank: “Thanks for a fantastic response. The…

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04/10/2018 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business Cleaner Research Safer Shopping Stronger Transport Uncategorised

STRONGER – Angel Business Survey 2018: Results

Following completion of our Annual Business Survey 2018 by The Retail Group in August, we are pleased to share the full results of this year’s survey. The report covers many aspects regarding business in the Angel including customer segmentation, travel…

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15/08/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Tfl Transport

STRONGER – Angel part TfL’s new marketing campaign

Transport for London has launched a new marketing campaign ‘Tap into the wonderful world of off-peak‘.  The campaign, in conjunction with TimeOut, encourages Londoners and visitors to explore different parts of London outside the peak hours to participate in cultural…

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23/07/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Annual Business Survey 2018

angel.london recently commissioned experienced consultants The Retail Group to carry out our annual business survey of the Angel. Researchers from The Retail Group have visited businesses across the BID area to distribute and collect the questionnaires.  The annual survey gives…

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06/06/2018 in angel.london Charity Events Older people Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Armed Forces Day Saturday 30 June 2018. Can you support with product donations?

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community, from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. To mark Armed Forces Day, the Islington Veterans Association…

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15/08/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Business Networking Event for SMEs

The BIG Alliance and Heart of the City have joined forces to connect a cluster of Islington based small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) to engage in responsible business activities. As part of this activity they will be holding a…

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28/08/2018 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Events Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Camden Passage ‘End of Summer (mini) Festival’ – Saturday 22 September

Camden Passage and the streets around will come alive on Saturday 22 September when businesses and traders will be coming together to create a mini-festival. There will be lots going on in the Passage including music, entertainment and free ‘tasters’ and…

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17/05/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences & Exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: June 2018

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at the Business…

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16/04/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences & Exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: May 2018

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at the Business…

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22/03/2018 in angel.london Business Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences & Exhibitions coming to Angel in April

Knowledge is power right?   Here at angel.london we want to ensure all businesses in the BID area know what’s going on and the events that could well bring customers to your door.  Well, as your helpful friend, below is the…

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25/09/2018 in angel.london Business Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences and Exhibition at the Business Design Centre: October 2018

At angel.london we want to ensure that you are aware of what’s going on in the BID area and which events will be potentially bringing customers to your business.  Here’s some details of the conferences and exhibitions taking place at the Business…

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20/04/2018 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – FREE expert masterclasses for SMEs on commercial property leases

The programme offers a series of FREE masterclasses and 1-to-1 sessions in May for London-based SMEs who are looking to enter in to, or renew, a commercial property lease.   Funded by GLA, and delivered by Nwes, on behalf of…

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09/04/2018 in angel.london Brighter Council Recycling Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – FREE workshop for small businesses to ‘Go Green and Save Money’

Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership in partnership with Islington Council will be delivering a FREE workshop for micro and small businesses in Islington called ‘Go Green and Save Money’.  The workshop it will cover: Environmental actions that will save you the…

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24/09/2018 in angel.london Business Council Events Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Guest markets to join Chapel Market

Worldwide flavours and products will come to Chapel Market this week as the normal market will be joined by stallholders from around the world and artisanal cheese producers. From Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th September, traders from across the world will be selling food and…

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10/10/2018 in angel.london Business Entertainment Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – halo, the new angel.london offer scheme

Do you want to promote your business to the lucrative local worker market to encourage new and repeat custom? halo, our new offer scheme for local employees, gives you the opportunity to do this by providing an offer for inclusion in the scheme.  Employees…

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08/11/2018 in angel.london Events

STRONGER – Remembrance Sunday – Parade and Two Minute Silence

To mark Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 11th November) commemorations will be taking place in the Angel. At 10.10am a parade will depart Union Chapel and continue south down Upper Street to Islington Green, with an estimated arrival time at Islington Green…

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21/05/2018 in angel.london Business Council Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Support for businesses to help recruit from the deaf community

Last week was Deaf Awareness Week and we want to ensure that the local business community know there is support available from Islington Council and its partners to help you recruit candidates from the deaf community.   How would you conduct an interview for someone…

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10/05/2018 in angel.london Awards Entertainment Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

STRONGER – Time Out Love London Awards 2018: Angel Winners!

Congratulations to all the businesses in the Angel BID area that were successful in the Time Out ‘Love London’ Awards 2018. The Time Out Love London Awards celebrate the best in the capital and the public can vote for the…

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23/03/2018 in angel.london Business Food & Drink

STRONGER – New openings in Angel!

As always, here at angel.london we adore shiny new things, so we’re delighted to welcome the following businesses to Angel. We wish them every success in their new ventures! KANADA-YA RAMEN BAR 35 Upper Street – www.kanada-ya.com/angel  Angel is the…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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12/11/2015 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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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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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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03/01/2018 in angel.london Brighter Uncategorised

Weekly footfall at Angel

We’re keeping an eye on the footfall at Angel with our strategically-placed monitors. And we’ve got three to give away if you’d like to put one on your building  – all you need is a plug point and a power…

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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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