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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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BDC Frontage vaccinator centre
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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14/10/2021 in Awards Brighter Uncategorised

Angel floral displays praised as Islington scoops top prize in London in Bloom Awards

The magnificent floral displays funded and managed by angel.london were specifically mentioned for praise by the judge in this year’s prestigious London in Bloom Awards. The judge (who happens to be a royal gardener) stated:  “Work being carried out by the Angel BID has…

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11/10/2021 in Business Council Grants Shopping Stronger Uncategorised

Free pilot for businesses – Near St & Islington Council

Islington Council has partnered with NearSt to increase footfall and sales by getting local businesses’ products into Google and seen by the thousands of potential customers that live nearby. People increasingly search for products online and this will help them buy locally….

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11/10/2021 in Business Business Design Centre Christmas Entertainment Events Food & Drink Shopping

Country Living Christmas Fair – 10-14 November

After a year’s hiatus, one of the Business Design Centre’s most popular public events – the Country Living Christmas Fair – is back next month. Running from the 10th to 14th November, the bespoke event will feature over 450 small businesses offering everything from stocking fillers to festive hampers….

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11/10/2021 in Environment Events Food & Drink Shopping Uncategorised

Go Africa Festival – 30 October

As part of October’s Black History Month, Go Africa – a movement mobilising the African & Caribbean creative communities to come together to showcase talent, art, and culture in London – is holding a festival in St Mary’s Community Centre on…

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19/08/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Tfl Transport Uncategorised

Travel safety information for businesses from TfL

As the economy opens up and businesses are welcoming their staff back to the workplace, TfL has produced updated information for businesses to pass onto their employees to show how the public transport network in the capital is COVID safe….

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19/08/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 Guidance Stronger

‘Recovery Ready’ online hub for small businesses

The FSB has launched a new online resource for small businesses The resource is a ‘Recovery Ready’ hub which highlights the following support: Moving on from COVID-19, how to make new business contacts, managing your cash flow and being ready for the unexpected. The Hub contains free downloads. To…

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18/08/2021 in Business Shopping Stronger

Get your businesses listed for free on My Virtual Neighbourhood

My Virtual Neighbourhood is a growing online directory of businesses in town centres across London.  Focusing on independent businesses and covering retail, hospitality and leisure and health & wellbeing, My Virtual Neighbourhood was set up during the pandemic to support local traders and continues to do…

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04/08/2021 in angel.london Business COVID-19 COVID-19 Uncategorised

Changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme from 1 August

From the 1st August, employers are now required to make a 20% contribution towards the hours their staff do not work if they are part of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Employers will continue to pay employer National Insurance Contributions and…

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23/07/2021 in Entertainment Events Food & Drink Shopping Uncategorised

Angel Central Summer Fete: 29 July – 1 Aug

The refurbishment works at Angel Central are now complete. From more seating and dining space to planting and sustainable initiatives, the new centre is open and hive of activity. To celebrate, Angel Central is holding a Summer Fete from 29th July to 1st August featuring four days…

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19/07/2021 in angel.london COVID-19 COVID-19 Guidance Uncategorised

Step 4 Roadmap – 19 July 2021

England moved to Step 4 on the Recovery Roadmap from Monday 19 July. In line with the Step, the Government has published updated Guidance for different business types to ensure that they are COVID-19 Secure. To see the latest Guidance for each…

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08/07/2021 in angel.london Business Safer

New Business Crime Officer

As the Angel continues to get busier, we are pleased to support our front-facing businesses by increasing the strength of our Business Crime Officer (BCO) Team.  Our existing BCO Gerry has recently been joined by Camilla (pictured right above alongside…

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