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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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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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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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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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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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11/01/2017 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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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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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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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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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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22/03/2018 in Cleaner Council Recycling Uncategorised

CLEANER – New bins… No ifs, no butts!

Have you spotted the new bins that are on the streets around the BID area? Probably not… Well, the new bins started to be installed earlier this month and the programme of replacement will go on until June by which…

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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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14/11/2017 in Brighter Cleaner

Designing out crime

After a slew of complaints about mini-cabs obstructing traffic and pedestrians on Liverpool Road and ice-cream vans idling and their fumes choking people relaxing on the lawn in Angel Central, we decided to act. Working with Islington Council, we got…

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14/11/2017 in Brighter Cleaner

Final flooded business opens its doors

Thai Square has re-opened! It’s the last business that was flooded by December’s water main burst to open its doors again. Since the flood six businesses have disappeared but our community spirit hasn’t. Camden Passage shops, restaurants and antiques traders…

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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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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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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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14/06/2017 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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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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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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31/01/2018 in Cleaner

Next Thames Water public meeting 

Will be at 6.30pm on February 28 at the Hilton Hotel on Upper Street with the new managing director of Wholesale Water Sarah McMath. Do attend if you can – there are plenty of businesses and residents who haven’t had…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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13/12/2017 in Brighter Cleaner Council Safer

Tidier streets

We’ve always got our eye on how we can keep improving the Angel and, working with Islington Council, we’ve just finished some pavement works making Islington High Street better. We’ve replaced some uneven York stones and added bonded gravel on…

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