Gerry + Leoni
27/11/2023 in Safer

Stay safe and crime-free this winter

As the holiday season approaches, it’s essential to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community and businesses. Here are some safety tips from our Business Crime Manager Gerry Morgan for you to consider: Double-check your security systems and cameras…

The Big House
25/11/2023 in Charity

Charity transforming young lives seeks gala sponsors

Can you help a creative arts charity that works with care leavers and at-risk young people aged 16-25? The Big House (TBH) is looking for sponsorship for its gala fundraising dinner on November 27. Established in 2012 TBH uses art to help change…

Glow in the Angel
24/11/2023 in Christmas Glow in the Angel

Hundreds raised for charity at ‘Glow in the Angel’

Generous visitors to our ‘Glow in the Angel’ festive fun day helped raise nearly £700 for local charity Islington Giving. Crowds thronged to Islington Green on Saturday for free seasonal entertainment, live music and craft sessions. This year the event…

Glow in the Angel
23/11/2023 in Christmas Glow in the Angel Uncategorised

Watch: ‘Glow in the Angel’

Relive the revelry with clips from Saturday’s festive fun…

Met visits Angel with BID
23/11/2023 in Business Safer

Met joins the BID for action on retail crime

Senior officers from the Met’s Business Crime Unit joined members of Angel Islington Business Improvement District (BID) this week for a tour of the town centre. The visit on Monday took in UNIQLO, Space NK and After Noah, where the…

22/11/2023 in Environment

Could your business or organisation host an ‘OurBike’?

Get in the saddle to support a community-led green initiative in your neighbourhood. Islington Council is looking for a business or organisation to host its ‘OurBike’ shared electric cargo bike with storage, that can be hired by individuals or businesses as…

Net Zero Festival
21/11/2023 in ARBN Community Environment

Angel’s Net Zero Strategy launched at the Net Zero Festival

Angel Islington BID launched its plans for a more sustainable locale at the Net Zero Festival last month in a segment focusing on neighbourhood-level efforts to tackle carbon reduction.  The panel, chaired by BID Chief Executive Ben Stephenson (pictured left), featured other London BIDs…

Glow in the Angel
20/11/2023 in Christmas Glow in the Angel Uncategorised

Are you in the ‘Glow in the Angel’ gallery?

Thank you for coming to our festive fun day on Saturday. These are just some of the fantastic images captured by our team and photographer Jack Tomkins. Can you spot yourself?

18/11/2023 in Business Community Uncategorised

November newsletter – out now!

We might be nearing the end of the year but there’s no let-up in the news in our neighbourhood. Your newsletter this month includes: Have you got your Winter Guide? Download here or pick up from local shops for what’s…

Mr Lobo
16/11/2023 in Uncategorised

Angel Loves Indies… Mr LoBo

Mr Lobo, 176 Upper Street, N1 1RG Paddington Bear isn’t the only success story from Peru. Meet Miguel Elespuru and Katia Viaud, owners of Peruvian restaurant and bar Mr LoBo. Here they share their journey from impressive home cooks to…

A Good Thing
15/11/2023 in Business Charity Community

You can’t have too much of A Good Thing this Christmas

Imagine a version of Tinder for good causes, a means to match charities in need of items with businesses looking to rehome pre-loved goods. That’s the idea behind A Good Thing, an online platform aimed at forging supportive links between…

Glow logo
10/11/2023 in Uncategorised

Are you ready for ‘Glow in the Angel’?

It’s nearly here! ‘Glow in the Angel’ is set to illuminate Islington Green and Camden Passage with a sleigh-load of free festive fun next Saturday (November 18) – and we hope to see you there. Head down from 12pm-5pm for…

07/11/2023 in Uncategorised

Enter the Winter Guide Prize Draw

Christmas has come early with a sleigh-load of exciting goodies to be won in our Winter Guide Prize Draw. Simply fill in the form in our Winter Guide brochure, detach and post in special boxes at our ‘Glow in the…

Winter Guide
07/11/2023 in Christmas Community Entertainment Festival Glow in the Angel Music Shopping

Angel Winter Guide – out now!

Christmas has come early with the release of the Angel Islington Winter Guide 2023! Packed with everything you need to know about some of the neighbourhood’s key festive events including our Glow in the Angel spectacular (November 18), Yuletide fun…

Remembrance Sunday
03/11/2023 in Uncategorised

Remembrance Sunday – service times

Reflect, remember and contemplate the service and sacrifice of our Armed Forces at Remembrance Sunday services in Islington on November 12. Gather at Islington Town Hall where the parade leaves at 10am. Remembrance Services will then take place at Islington Green…

Country Living
02/11/2023 in Uncategorised

Free entry to Country Living Christmas Fair

Enjoy this Christmas wonderland of food, gifts, workshops and festive ideas for free when booking ‘late bird’ entry from 4pm-8pm on Thursday, November 9. Simply enter code ANGLATE at checkout.  For any other day, get 50% off tickets using code ANGEL50. The Country Living Christmas…

01/11/2023 in Uncategorised

Help your staff thrive with the Mayor’s Inclusive Employer Toolkit

Boost equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in the workplace with sector-specific resources to help attract, retain and support employees in your industry. Find examples of good practice and initiatives to get involved in to help you identify, develop and refine your…

31/10/2023 in Uncategorised

Win dinner-for-two at Frederick’s Restaurant

Angel Islington BID has partnered Peabody Housing to investigate the potential for local businesses to hire local people for occasional services. Skills such as window cleaning, distribution and deliveries, and electrical testing can be taught simply which can lead to the…

30/10/2023 in Uncategorised

Free business advice session for entrepreneurs

Peabody, a not-for-profit housing association helping communities across London and the Home Counties including Islington, is taking part in Business Finance Week 2023’s advice sessions. Book now for the ‘Meet the experts in finance for business growth’ event ideal for SMEs in need…

Business Design Centre
29/10/2023 in Uncategorised

Hear our plans for net zero in the Angel at the Net Zero Festival

Angel BID’s plan of action to create a more sustainable neighbourhood will be shared at the Net Zero Festival next week. BID CEO Ben Stephenson will launch the plan before chairing a panel discussion, ‘We’re all in this together: action at the neighbourhood level‘,…

IFS Open Day
28/10/2023 in Uncategorised

Scorching success for Islington Fire Station open day

Islington Fire Station celebrated African and Caribbean culture at its Black History Month Open Day.  DJ Udaine spun the virtual records as delicious cuisine fuelled visitors ready to squirt hoses and explore a fire engine. There was plenty of live music from…

Advent calendar
27/10/2023 in Uncategorised

Get ready for Christmas sparkle at ‘Glow in the Angel’

Don’t miss Angel BID’s winter spectacular Glow in the Angel on Saturday, November 18.Gather in Islington Green and Camden Passage from 12pm for a Santa’s sack-load of exciting free activities, live music, delicious street food and giveaways. Explore our craft gazebos where children young and old can get stuck…

26/10/2023 in Uncategorised

October newsletter – out now!

How is it already October? We may be approaching the end of the year but there’s no let-up in the busy life of the Angel. Take a look at our latest newsletter which includes: Angel BID’s ‘Glow in the Angel’…

Polar Bear
11/10/2023 in Events Food & Drink Music Shopping

Get listed in the Angel Winter Guide

Angel’s ‘Glow in the Angel’ festive extravaganza is just a few weeks away. As part of seasonal celebrations in the area, the BID is creating the Winter Guide, a handy brochure to raise awareness of the events, offers and activities…

02/10/2023 in Angel Police Team Community Police Uncategorised

Neighbourhood safety meeting on Thursday

Hear the latest on safety issues in the area and have your say on initiatives at a St Mary’s ward panel on Thursday, October 5. Attendees are invited to fill in this survey ahead of the meeting to give organisers…

02/10/2023 in Business Business Design Centre Events

Businesses – sign up to a free menopause workshop at the Pause Live! conference

Pause Live! comes to the Business Design Centre on Saturday, November 25. The event is designed to educate women on the menopause journey how to take back control of their bodies, minds and lives. The day will include talks from…

Islington Fire Station
28/09/2023 in Events

Bring your little sparks to Islington Fire Station Black History Month open day

Feast on delicious African and Caribbean food while getting up close to a fire engine at Islington Fire Station’s open day to mark Black History Month. The station has an action-packed afternoon in store on Sunday, October 1, with music,…

27/09/2023 in Angel Loves Indies Business Community Uncategorised

Angel Loves Indies… Trampoline

Trampoline, 27 Camden Passage, N1 8EA It’s not just their all-day brekkers or epic sarnies that put a bounce in customers’ steps. Trampoline café is also about helping London’s refugee community gain independence. Here, founder Pranav Chopra tells all. What…

22/09/2023 in ARBN Business Business Design Centre Environment Events

Angel Islington BID to launch net zero strategy at Net Zero Festival

Hear Angel Islington BID’s plans for achieving net zero in the Angel neighbourhood at the upcoming Net Zero Festival at the Business Design Centre. The BID will launch the strategy at the Festival on Tuesday, October 31, at 11am, where…

Safer Business Action Week
22/09/2023 in Business Police Safer

Get ready for Safer Business Action Week this October

Sign up to a range of unmissable seminars in Angel as part of the national Safer Business Action Week initiative which launches on October 16. Angel Islington BID along with the Met Police will be taking part in the action week to help…