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03/11/2022 in Uncategorised

Angel Christmas lights switch-on event: 17 Nov 4pm to 8pm

We are pleased to release details of the ‘Glow in the Angel‘ Christmas lights switch-on event, taking place on Thursday 17 November from 4pm – 8pm . The website for Glow is now live – www.glowintheangel.london – detailing what’s going on during the evening. We…

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19/10/2022 in Uncategorised

What’s on in the Angel – Autumn / Winter 2022

Glow in the Angel 2022 – 17 November This year’s Glow in the Angel event – when the Christmas lights across the Angel are switched on – is taking place on Thursday 17 November.  From 4pm to 8pm there will be extra-special ‘happenings’ across the Angel encompassing Camden…

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06/10/2022 in angel.london Brighter Entertainment Events Music Stronger

The Angel is all set to ‘Glow’ on Thursday 17 November

We are delighted to confirm that our ‘Glow in the Angel’ event, that includes the switching on of the festive lights in the Angel, will take place on Thursday 17 November.  We are working with partners to create a series of activities…

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06/09/2022 in Business energy Grants Guidance Stronger

Cost of Doing Business – Practical advice hub

We are very aware of the ‘cost of business’ pressures currently faced by our members.  One of out strategic partners, the London Business Hub, has developed a ‘Cost of Doing Business Hub‘, bringing together practical resources and support to help businesses adapt and navigate the…

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08/08/2022 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Grants Stronger Uncategorised

Help to Grow: Digital – Eligibility for funding widened

Help to Grow: Digital, one of the government’s schemes to support businesses post-pandemic, has been expanded to include discounts on new types of software and smaller businesses. Small and medium-sized businesses across the UK can now apply for a discount of 50% off…

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08/08/2022 in Access angel.london Business Council Environment Safer Stronger Transport

Charlton Place and Camden Passage Traffic Consultation

As part of their commitment to make Islington a cleaner, greener and healthier place for all, Islington Council is proposing to implement amendments to vehicle access and environmental changes to Charlton Place and Camden Passage. Details of the proposals can be seen HERE. Businesses, residents and…

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29/07/2022 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Events Food & Drink Music Stronger Theatre

Angel Loves Summer events programme 2022 is live!

This year angel.london is loving summer. To celebrate, we’re hosting a programme of amazing FREE activities and events throughout August exclusively for those who work in the Angel. It’s our way of saying thank you for being part of the area. From cocktail…

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08/07/2022 in angel.london Brighter Business Charity Cleaner Environment Events Stronger Uncategorised

Take part in a Volunteering Taster Day on 19 July

The BIG Alliance invites local businesses to volunteer alongside others at Caledonian Park, a much-loved community green space in Islington.  Date: Tuesday 19th July 2022 Timings: The day will be split into two shifts, with an AM and PM session. Volunteers can opt to attend either…

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08/07/2022 in angel.london Business Guidance Safer Training

Free fire safety checks for Angel businesses

07 July 2022 – As businesses recover from the pandemic, one of the very worst things that could happen is to have a fire or emergency in your premises that puts you, your workers and customers lives in danger or stops you…

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21/06/2022 in angel.london Business Events Food & Drink Stronger

We’re hosting our first Angel Business Breakfast – come join us!

On Tuesday 28 June we will be hosting our first ‘Angel Business Breakfast‘ at the recently opened NOCI restaurant (www.nocirestaurant.co.uk) on Islington Green.  The relaxed networking event will take place from 8.30am to 10am on Tuesday 28 June and is completely free for Angel BID businesses to attend….

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31/05/2022 in Angel Police Team angel.london Business Cleaner Environment Police Recycling Safer Uncategorised

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend operational update

BUSINESS WASTE AND RECYCLING Standard business recycling services will continue over the extended bank holiday weekend, so please present your bags and stickered cardboard bundles out for collection as normal. Recycling bags & Stickers – If you require recycling bags and stickers to cover the extended bank holiday…

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20/05/2022 in Awards Brighter Environment Events Stronger Uncategorised

Is your business the blooming best in the borough?

Islington’s favourite horticultural competition, Islington in Bloom, is open for another year. One of the Award categories is ‘Best Blooming Business‘, so if you think your business is top of the dahlias when it comes to flowers and plants, then give it a go…

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20/05/2022 in angel.london Business Stronger

angel.london welcomes a new Chair of the Board

We are pleased to announce that Matthew Crawford has become the new Chair of angel.london. Matthew is known to many in the Angel business community as the owner of After Noah on Upper Street and has been on the Board of angel.london for a number of years. Matthew…

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17/05/2022 in angel.london Brighter Business Business Design Centre Entertainment Events Food & Drink Music Theatre

What’s on in the Angel – May / June 2022

From parties to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee to new art exhibitions, the coming month is jam-packed full of events, shows, gigs, and activities in the Angel. Find out all the details by clicking the link below: https://mailchi.mp/c1d391aa049e/latest-news-from-angellondon-4883954

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09/05/2022 in angel.london Business Tfl Transport

Northern line (Bank branch) to re-open on Monday 16 May

TfL has today (Mon 9 May) confirmed that the Northern line (Bank branch) will re-open from next Monday, 16 May. The re-opening will mean that underground trains will resume through the Angel to / from Kennington after a four month suspension.  The…

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21/04/2022 in angel.london Business Entertainment Food & Drink Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

All the new businesses in the Angel

From bars, restaurants and coffee shops to art galleries and independent retailers, the Angel town centre is alive with new businesses that have opened in recent months. Check out all the new venues by clicking on the link below: https://mailchi.mp/16c518358e86/latest-news-from-angellondon-4883825

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07/04/2022 in angel.london Brighter Business Cleaner energy Environment Guidance Uncategorised

Angel Business Climate Challenge

Do you want to reduce your business property’s energy consumption and save money? angel.london is bidding to be an official Partner with the Greater London Auhtority to deliver the Angel Business Climate Challenge programme for the benefit of our BID…

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01/04/2022 in angel.london Brighter Business Business Design Centre Entertainment Events Food & Drink Music Stronger Theatre Uncategorised

What’s on in the Angel – April 2022

From the capital’s largest real chocolate Easter eggs to a new exhibition exploring how craft shapes global cultures, the coming month is jam-packed full of events, shows, gigs, and activities in the Angel. Find out all the details by clicking…

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31/03/2022 in angel.london Business Uncategorised

Job opportunities at angel.london

Having recently secured a successful renewal ballot, angel.london is now entering our fourth term running until March 2027. We are looking to recruit two individuals to the positions of Place Manager and Business Crime Officer to help strengthen our team…

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09/03/2022 in angel.london Brighter Business Cleaner Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Events Grants Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

Angel Business News – March 2022

To read a monthly round-up of the latest business news from the Angel including grant deadlines and opportunities, and marketing initiatives please click on the link below: http://mailchi.mp/069ee5d0d3a0/latest-news-from-angellondon-march-2022

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03/03/2022 in angel.london Business Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Uncategorised

Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant – applications closing on 11 March

REMINDER: Application process for eligible businesses to claim a grant from the Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant Fund is closing on Friday 11 March. On the 21 December 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant for eligible businesses in the…

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14/02/2022 in angel.london Brighter Business Entertainment Events Music Theatre Uncategorised

What’s on in the Angel – Feb / March 2022

As the Angel returns to full effect in all its glory, we’re pleased to launch a new monthly ‘What’s On’ guide to the town centre. CLICK ON THE VENUE NAME FOR MORE INFO… THEATRE & PERFORMANCE Kings Head Theatre – To celebrate…

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08/02/2022 in angel.london Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Stronger Uncategorised

Islington Council Business Grants – check your eligibility and apply

8 Feb 2022 – Islington Council now has three different schemes currently open for applications offering financial support for businesses in relation to the impacts of Covid-19.  Town Centre Fund Grant This scheme aims to support businesses and local organisations help re-build footfall in town centres and local shopping parades….

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07/02/2022 in angel.london Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

Islington Omicron Additional Restrictions Grant Fund

4 Feb 2022 – Islington Council has announced that it will be opening the application process on Monday 7 February at 2pm for eligible businesses to claim a grant from the Omicron Additional Restrictions Grant (OARG) Fund. On the 21 December 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Omicron Additional Restrictions Grant…

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20/01/2022 in angel.london Business Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Uncategorised

Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant – Islington Council opens applications process

20 Jan 2022 – On the 21 December 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced the Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grant for eligible businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors. Under the terms of the scheme business will be provided with a one-off grant,…

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22/12/2021 in angel.london Business Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Stronger Uncategorised

Government announces £1billion in support for businesses most impacted by Omicron

21 December – The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a range of grant support for businesses most impacted by the effects of Omicron. The schemes announced are: Businesses in the hospitality and leisure sectors in England will be eligible for…

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21/12/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Grants Stronger Uncategorised

#BUSINESSBOOSTER – Calling on the Government to support retail, hospitality and leisure businesses

21 December 2021 – angel.london is officially supporting a national campaign being led by Croydon BID calling on the Govt. to provide financial support to retail, hospitality and leisure businesses which are facing a significant loss of trade as a result…

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17/12/2021 in angel.london Business Cleaner Council Recycling Uncategorised

Business waste and collection and recycling – Christmas and New Year schedules

The collection and recycling services provided by angel.london will continue over the festive period. Our team will be working on the 24th, 29th, 30th and 31st December. The team will continue to undertake their bespoke collection services and will deliver bags and stickers (requests MUST be made…

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16/12/2021 in angel.london Business Council Environment Stronger Uncategorised

Supporting Circular Business – Grant opportunity for SMEs from January and two lead-in projects open now

Islington Council is partnering with ReLondon to offer grants and expert advice to small businesses based in the borough to help reduce waste by adopting Circular Economy principles and playing a vital role in tackling climate change. Islington businesses with less than…

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16/12/2021 in angel.london Business Business Design Centre COVID-19 COVID-19 Safer

Business Design Centre to re-open as a mass vaccination centre from Saturday 18 December

UCLH NHS Foundation Trust has once again formed a partnership with the Business Design Centre to reopen a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination centre on site from 10am on Saturday 18 December. Booked appointments and walk-ins will be available. This is to support the government’s…

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09/12/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Guidance Safer

England moves to Plan B measures in response to Omicron variant

09 November 2021 Yesterday, Wednesday 8 December, the Prime Minister confirmed that England will move to Plan B following the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in the UK. From tomorrow, Friday 10 December, face coverings will become compulsory in most public indoor venues, such…

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07/12/2021 in angel.london Police Safer Shopping Training Uncategorised

Dealing with the threat from terrorism – advice and support for businesses

The Met Police Protective Security Operations (Counter Terrorism) has created a number of new initiatives and programmes to support businesses in the fight against terrorism.   London SHIELD App: This new app provides a single source of up-to-date and relevant Counter Terrorism information, advice and guidance. The…

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30/11/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Safer Uncategorised

Mandatory face-coverings in retail and other settings – downloadable poster

From today (Tuesday 30 November) wearing a face covering is once again mandatory in shops and other indoor settings including banks, hairdressers, nail salons and takeaways (see full list HERE) as well as on public transport unless individuals are exempt from wearing one. To support businesses in ensuring that…

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26/11/2021 in angel.london Business Stronger Uncategorised

angel.london welcomes new Chief Executive

We are pleased to welcome Ben Stephenson as the new Chief Executive of angel.london.  Ben brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise, having been a previous Chief Executive of Waterloo BID. Ben also runs his own economic development consultancy that specialises…

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08/11/2021 in angel.london Business Tfl Transport

Night overground from Highbury & Islington to New Cross Gate returns next month

Night Overground services will resume between Highbury & Islington and New Cross Gate from Friday 17 December. They will run every 15 minutes throughout the night on Fridays and Saturdays. The east London service will join the Central and Victoria tube lines,…

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04/11/2021 in angel.london Business Council Environment Transport Uncategorised

Proposed road changes affecting the Angel – St Mary’s People Friendly Streets scheme

04 November 2021 – Islington Council is planning to implement a People-Friendly Streets (PFS) Scheme in the St Mary’s Church area in December 2021. The proposals are likely to impact on traffic flows and deliveries for businesses in the Angel….

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03/11/2021 in angel.london Brighter Business Christmas Events Stronger Uncategorised

Christmas lights switch-on in the Angel 2021

02 November We are delighted to confirm that the Angel will once again ‘Glow’ for the festive season. The switching-on of the Christmas lights around the Angel will take place on Thursday 18 November. ANGEL CENTRAL The newly refurbished Angel Central will be hosting a switch-on ceremony with Santa…

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26/10/2021 in angel.london Business Council COVID-19 COVID-19 Entertainment Events Food & Drink Grants Stronger Uncategorised

New Hospitality Grant from Islington Council

The hospitality sector in Islington is an integral part of the borough’s identity and key to rebuilding the local economy. It is for this reason that Islington Council is opening its Hospitality Grants Scheme today (26 October). The new Grant…

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25/10/2021 in angel.london Business Uncategorised

Angel BID Renewal 2022-27 – Declaration of Result

21 October 2021 Civica Election Services (formerly Electoral Reform Services), the independent body appointed by Islington Council to administer the ballot for the renewal of the Angel Business Improvement District, has confirmed the results of the ballot for the renewal of the Angel Business Improvement District for a…

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14/10/2021 in angel.london Brighter Tfl Transport Uncategorised

Advance Notice – partial closure of Northern Line Bank branch from Jan to May 2022

A section of the Northern Line Bank branch between Kennington and Moorgate will be closed from 15 January to mid May 2022. The closure is required to facilitate tunnel works related to the upgrade of the Bank station. Angel Station will remain open throughout the works, although…

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