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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…

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…

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…

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…

BRIGHTER – Free copies of ‘This is Angel’ Guide still available

Do you have customers to your business who don’t know all the delights of Angel?  Well, to help you help them, there are still FREE copies of the ‘This is Angel’ pocket sized guide available for businesses. The handy guide,…

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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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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19/10/2018 in Brighter Charity Entertainment Events Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – FUNDRAISING GUIDED WALK AROUND ANGEL: SUNDAY 21 OCTOBER

Looking to discover more about the Angel’s past?  Well, get your walking shoes on and join a special guided walk around the area and support the Mayor of Islington’s Charities at the same time! This year Clerkenwell & Islington Guides’…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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17/08/2018 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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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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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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07/08/2018 in Business Events Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – Conferences & Exhibitions at the Business Design Centre: Sept 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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06/08/2018 in Uncategorised

BRIGHTER: Shows & events across Angel in September 2018

The wonderful arts and cultural venues in the Angel will be hosting a wide range of shows throughout September.  Check out what’s coming up next month:   OLD RED LION THEATRE – www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/theatre.html 3 – 8 Sept        …

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06/08/2018 in Tfl Transport Uncategorised

SAFER: Part closure of Upper Street – Sat 15 & Sun 16 September

To facilitate works at the RBS Bank building using a mobile crane, over the weekend of Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September there will be a partial road closure of the southern carriageway of Upper Street between the junction of…

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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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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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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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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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26/06/2018 in Uncategorised

CLEANER – New ‘Clean Air Walk’ from Kings Cross to Angel

As part of the ‘Clean Air Day’ celebrations last week, a new ‘Clean Air Walk’ between King’s Cross and Angel was launched. The walk highlights a quieter, greener (and much more pleasant!) way between the two locations; taking in White…

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18/06/2018 in Council Stronger Uncategorised

STRONGER – St Mary’s Ward Partnership Open Meeting – Tues 26 June @ 6.30PM

The next St Mary’s Ward Partnership meeting will take place on Tuesday 26 June at 6.3opm, in Committee Room 1, Islington Town Hall. The meeting will be an open meeting and is an opportunity for you to have your say…

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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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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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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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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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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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16/05/2018 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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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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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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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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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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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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20/04/2018 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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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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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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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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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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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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09/04/2018 in Brighter Business Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Theatre Transport Uncategorised

BRIGHTER – Free copies of ‘This is Angel’ Guide still available

Do you have customers to your business who don’t know all the delights of Angel?  Well, to help you help them, there are still FREE copies of the ‘This is Angel’ pocket sized guide available for businesses. The handy guide,…

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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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03/04/2018 in Angel Police Team Council Safer

SAFER – How best to help street beggars

Last month Islington Council launched a campaign to advise the public how best to support those begging on the street. Entitled ‘Spare Change or Real Change?‘ the campaign highlights that giving street beggars cash donations, whilst generous and well intended,…

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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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23/03/2018 in Brighter Entertainment Theatre

BRIGHTER – Theatre & Dance Performances in Angel : April 2018

We all know that Angel is perfect for a cultured evening and as such our theatres and performance venues bring thousands of visitors to our area each month.   To make sure you are ‘in the know’, here’s a summary…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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31/01/2018 in Uncategorised

We’ll show you how to react to an acid attack

We’re all aware of the horrific nature of acid attacks but would you know how to help someone if it happened near you? We’re hosting London’s third real acid attack scenario training and information session which will be delivered by…

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31/01/2018 in Uncategorised

Don’t get squatted

You may be aware that three vacant commercial premises at Angel are squatted. Eviction proceedings have finished on a fourth local property and squatters evicted but the owners were horrified at the destruction and mess they discovered when they finally…

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31/01/2018 in Uncategorised

Jewelled tribute from one gallery to another

Not content with having his greetings cards feature in the gift shops of such cultural heritage preservers as the National Gallery, British Museum, British Film Institute, and Kew Gardens, Japanese Gallery owner David Wertheim is determined to preserve heritage closer…

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31/01/2018 in Uncategorised

Counter-terror training for daytime workers

Retailers – have you signed up for our counter-terror training that will help your business protect against, and reduce the impact of a terrorist attack? An exclusive for all angel.london shops and brought to you as part of our Angel…

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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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31/01/2018 in Brighter

Aria presents: Make your pet famous in a live photo booth

Calling all feline friends and camera-ready canines, lifestyle store Aria is teaming up with local illustrator Rose Hill to create a pet lover’s paradise bringing together Pop Art style illustration and digital photography in their shop just off Upper Street….

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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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31/01/2018 in Angel Police Team Safer

Don’t be the victim of a phone snatch

There are 300 phone snatches in Islington on average EVERY month and working with our Angel Police Team we’re determined to cut those figures at the Angel by raising everyone’s awareness. We’ve sent to all businesses an A4 printable poster…

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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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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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30/01/2018 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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10/01/2018 in Transport Uncategorised

Latest on Holloway Road works

It isn’t often you hear that building works will be finished ahead of  time but TfL are expecting to complete their Holloway Road bridge works ahead of schedule in Spring 2018, rather than summer. They’ve now started the final stage,…

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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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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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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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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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13/12/2017 in Brighter Entertainment

Our Avenue of Lights

It’s the first time ever that trees in Upper Street have been wrapped with festive lights and this year we’re thrilled to have illuminated trees the length of the BID area. Our Christmas lights have been the talk of the…

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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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12/12/2017 in Safer Uncategorised

Holloway Road & rail closures this winter

A three-week closure of Holloway Road may affect your deliveries and staff journeys to and from work this holiday period from Monday 18 December to Monday 8 January 2018. London Overground services through Highbury & Islington station will also be…

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06/12/2017 in Uncategorised

Angel lights herald the festive season

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

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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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14/11/2017 in Uncategorised

Lexington pub wins business rates appeal

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

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14/11/2017 in Angel Police Team Safer

Spotting the fakes 

BIG thanks to all those businesses who became real fake note spotters at our recent security breakfast. The Bank of England experts who trained everyone said the session held at Candid Arts Trust in Torrens Street was their best attended event so…

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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

Reach a new audience…

Without wishing to be rude, we’re thrilled to see the back of the Thames Water roadworks, lorries and contractors and delighted to witness the return of buses, shoppers and diners to the Angel just in time for Christmas. But it…

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14/11/2017 in Angel Police Team Safer

Criminals and shoplifters watch out!

There’s zero-tolerance for thieves and criminals at Angel – and a super- efficient partnership between angel.london businesses and Angel Police Team is making that a reality. A lethal combo of police intelligence, and shops and bars reporting crimes and sharing…

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14/11/2017 in Uncategorised

Real life drama at the Old Red 

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

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14/11/2017 in Uncategorised

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

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

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14/11/2017 in Uncategorised

For shops’ eyes only

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

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14/11/2017 in Charity Safer

The homeless – how can we help?

We are all moved by the plight of homeless people, and know our caring business community at Angel is concerned about the wellbeing of rough sleepers and homeless people. Our best advice is not to hand out money, but support…

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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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30/10/2017 in Uncategorised

Become a fake note spotter!

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

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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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11/09/2017 in Brighter Entertainment Uncategorised

Cheese Street festival in Chapel Market

A festival of all things cheese 24th September and 1st October 2017 10am-3pm at the Penton Street end of the market. London and regional cheese makers, cheese tastings, cheese pairings, cheese street food, cheese rolling, cheese angels, live music, butter making, and more. Cheese tastings and workshops with La Fromagerie, Pistachio and Pickle and…

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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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30/08/2017 in Brighter Charity Older people

All set for the Pensioners’ Picnic

We’ve secured £1000 from the Business Design Centre as sponsorship for this year’s Cubitt Arts’ Picnic – a gathering which has been bringing older people together since 2014. Encouraging businesses to engage with charities and enhance their work is all…

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30/08/2017 in Angel Police Team Safer

How would you cope in an emergency?

Did you know 80% of businesses affected by a major incident never re-open, or close within 18 months? But only 49% have business continuity plans. Luckily those at Angel are more robust but in response to requests, we’re offering a…

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30/08/2017 in Angel Police Team Safer

Clearing up crime

Clearing up crime Angel Police Team just get better and better. They have just notched up successes in banning a persistent and aggressive beggar from setting foot Angel for three years and securing a six-month jail sentence for a regular…

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30/08/2017 in Brighter

Blooms burstin’ out everywhere

Our flower baskets are bloomin’ lovely – hope you’re enjoying them as much as we are. We’ve invested (with £1000 of help from the Camden Trust) in 41 hanging baskets, a dozen railings baskets (Angel Central and Gaskin Street), three…

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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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30/08/2017 in Uncategorised

Water we like

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

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30/08/2017 in Uncategorised

Charity days 

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

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30/08/2017 in Awards Charity Entertainment

LOCAL FILM CHARITY NOMINATED FOR BIG AWARD

UK-wide education charity Into Film, and an angel.london member, is appealing for your votes after reaching the finals of the National Lottery Awards. Into Film is competing against six others in the Best Education Project category. They’ve already beaten off…

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21/08/2017 in Angel Police Team Safer

MOPEDS & PHONES – DON’T BE A VICTIM OF THEFT

Stolen mopeds are now increasingly being used for other crimes such as phone snatches. Our Angel Police Team and the Met are working to try and bring an end to this increasing crime trend. They have put together a toolkit complete with…

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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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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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