The Angel Association, Islington

The Angel Association seeks to improve the quality of life and the built environment for people in St Peter’s and Canalside and St Mary’s and St James’
  • We take up local issues with the council and the police.
  • We support activities for young people in our area, especially provision during school holidays.
  • We plant up forgotten areas on the canal towpath and elsewhere
  • We track planning and licensing issues and comment on issues of importance to residents.
  • We organise events and trips.
  • We hold an annual fund-raiser to provide funds for local charities.

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Latest posts

Islington painted

Nick Botting is an artist who lives in the Angel and who paints London. He has an exhibition opening at Portland Gallery in St James's from 9th May - 31 May. It includes a number of paintings of the area. They include Camden Passage; Upper Street; The Screen on the...

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Spring in Vincent Terrace woods

Vincent Terrace Woods are looking good after the damp spring : last autumn we planted 3000 English bluebells from the Conwy Valley (thanks to the generosity of neighbours) . We are grateful for Islington Council‘s contribution of 2000 white narcissi which are elegant...

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St James’ church to get makeover

St James poster Letter to residents from Islington Council We are pleased to announce that we are transforming the open space next to St James’ Church. Thanks to valuable feedback from the local community, we have created plans to make the space greener, more...

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Islington Sustainability Network AGM

Islington Sustainability Network (ISN) are hosting their AGM/Conference on the 1st November to tie in with the second day of the Net Zero Festival being held at the Business Design Centre - it's a free event & has got an extensive programme of talks, workshops and...

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Islington Society AGM

The Islington Society's AGM will take place this year on Tuesday 7 November at 7 pm in the Town Hall (committee room 1). It is an opportunity to hear what the Society has been doing and, if necessary, raise issues of concern. After the formal business, our committee...

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Money for All on Board, Islington Boat Club

This year's Angel Association fund-raiser at Frederick's on 14 September raised £785. It has been donated to the charity All on Board that operates from Islington Boat Club. The charity runs a programme of safe and supervised water sports for people with additional...

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Full sail ahead for the Angel Association

ANGEL ASSOCIATION, CHAIRMAN’S REPORT TO AGM 13 SEPTEMBER 2023   The City Road Canal Basin has always been a very important feature and amenity in our area and as an association we have tried to develop good links with the Islington Boat Club based there. We have also...

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Islington Canal festival returns

Angel Canal Festival appeal-1 The Angel Canal festival returns on Sunday 3 September from 11 am to 4pm. The Canal and River Trust has organised a volunteer day on Saturday 2 September to clean up the towpath....

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Islington Boat Club reopens

Islington Boat Club was officially re-opened on 12 August by Coun Martin Klute and Eric Sorensen, chair of the boat club's trustees. The boat club had been forced to close after Islinton Council reported the poor state of the building. Photo: Left Coun Martin Klute...

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Local traffic only on Charlton Place

Islington Council is now planning to ban through traffic on Charlton Place. Details of the consultation are available at An experimental traffic order is to be imposed which will allow acces...

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