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Latest Activity on the Site

Susie Holden replied to Susie Holden's forum post Turn up to protect Pinkham Way: waste plant back on the cards
"I'll be there - and with any luck despite it being deepest holiday period the turnout will be decent."
23 hours ago
Stephen Brice replied to Susie Holden's forum post Turn up to protect Pinkham Way: waste plant back on the cards
"Wednesday afternoon will be a pretty important few hours in the life of the PWA. The last time we attended a Haringey hearing, in the dim and distant of 2012, we knocked out the Council's specious attempt to redesignate the Pinkham Way site as Indus…"
yesterday
Stephen Brice replied to Susie Holden's forum post Turn up to protect Pinkham Way: waste plant back on the cards
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Stephen Brice replied to Susie Holden's forum post Turn up to protect Pinkham Way: waste plant back on the cards
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Stephen Middleton posted an event or blog post
The Friends of Alexandra Park twice yearly Bird Walk and Ringing Display is back! Meeting in The Grove Car Park (see below) we will listen and look for birds rare and common. This walk is led by members of Alexandra Park Ornithological Group who kee…
yesterday
Susie Holden posted a forum post
What:             Local plan inspector considers Pinkham Way
When:            1.30pm on Wednesday 31 August
Where:           Haringey Civic Centre, N22 8ZW
The Pinkham Way Alliance (PWA) is urging local residents us to show we don’t want a waste sit…
yesterday
Craig duffy is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
yesterday
Justine replied to Laura and Maz Mazur's forum post Fluffy grey tabby with white chest and no collar
"I don't know if this is the same cat, but there is this listing of a found tabby & white cat in Clyde Rd N22, Alexandra Park area. The cat has been seen crying and sleeping in people's porches for about a month. Also sore tail. Fortunately the finde…"
Friday
Annabel Gregory posted an event or blog post
Golf Course Allotments (next to Alexandra Park School) is having its annual show on Sunday Sept. 4th between 1-4.30pm (entrance in Winton Avenue). There will be delicious tea and cakes, plants and produce for sale, and you can view the many varied p…
Thursday
Justine posted a forum post
This male grey cat (not mine) has been lost since 12th August from Halliwick Rd N10 area. He was at Medivet Muswell Hill branch and escaped through their back door. Medivet are offering a reward.The cat is all grey, neutered and was wearing a red co…
Thursday
Justine posted an event or blog post
Pup Aid 2016 - a fun dog show - Europe's largest anti-puppy farming event, encouraging adopting of rescue pets. Taking place in Primrose Hill the event is set to be jam-packed with fun for all the family, especially the four legged members. There w…
Thursday
Tiziana Basilicata is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Thursday
Stephen Middleton posted a forum post
Wednesday
Sjg replied to Alex King's forum post Tuesday's CPZ meeting at Civic Centre
"Too right it is. The council are being deliberately vague. No one seems to know why it was cancelled and there is certainly no evidence to support the 'diminished support argument'. I just don't think the council should be allowed to get away with t…"
Tuesday
Alex King replied to Alex King's forum post Tuesday's CPZ meeting at Civic Centre
"As I understand it - and I hope someone will correct this if I'm wrong - the first consultation about extending the CPZ covered an area from the station well over towards Albert Road Rec and that was majority against. The Council then took a part of…"
Tuesday
Laura and Maz Mazur replied to Laura and Maz Mazur's forum post Fluffy grey tabby with white chest and no collar
"Thanks Justine. Very good advice"
Tuesday
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Forum

Turn up to protect Pinkham Way: waste plant back on the cards

What:             Local plan inspector considers Pinkham Way When:            1.30pm on Wednesday 31 August Where:           Haringey Civic Centre, N22 8ZW The Pinkham Way Alliance (PWA) is urging local residents us to show we don’t want a waste site on Pinkham Way by turning up at an important session of the local plan inspector next week. Inspector Christine Thorby started her examination of the Haringey Local Plan this week. In a bid to convince her to retain the ‘employment designation’ for…

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4 Replies · Reply by Susie Holden 23 hours ago

Lost grey cat - Halliwick Rd N10

This male grey cat (not mine) has been lost since 12th August from Halliwick Rd N10 area. He was at Medivet Muswell Hill branch and escaped through their back door. Medivet are offering a reward. The cat is all grey, neutered and was wearing a red collar with tag and magnet. The collar may have come off.

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Tuesday's CPZ meeting at Civic Centre

The meeting last Tuesday evening arranged by the Alexandra Ward councillors to discuss the abandoned extension of the Alexandra Park Station area CPZ attracted enough people to fill a large conference table fairly tightly. Two officers who deal with traffic and parking, and the Council cabinet member for environment were there as well. The officers explained the background to the scheme which was recently cancelled. The result of the public consultation on extension of the existing CPZ area was…

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3 Replies · Reply by Sjg on Tuesday

Events Calendar

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Turn up to Protect Pinkham Way - Aug 31 1:30pm Haringey Civic Centre, N22

Jazz at Karamel: Torus - Sep 1 at 7pm - Karamel Restaurant

Explore, Craft and Skate - Aug 30-Sep 1 - Three hours of activities for kids at Alexandra Palace

Tennis Camp - Jul 25 to Sep 2 - Albert Road Rec N22

Football Summer School - Jul 25 to Sep 2 - Alexandra Park N22

Dinosaurs with Nikki Dee - Sep 3 at 11am - Big Green Bookshop

Bird Walk and Ringing Display - Sep 4 - Alexandra Park N10

Golf Course Allotments annual show - Sep 4 from 1 to 4.30pm - entrance in Winton Avenue N11

Indigo World: Shahid Khan - Sep 7 at 7pm - Karamel Restaurant

How to Pitch to a Literary Agent - Sep 21 at 7pm - Big Green Bookshop

 

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Regular Activities

Salsa Thursdays - Salsa class/social dancing monthly at Socialite Club, Muswell Hill Broadway

Afro Rhythm Aerobics - Fridays 8-9pm at Everyone's Climbing Tree, Station Road N22

Ally Pally Parkrun - free five-kilometer run every Saturday at 9am. Register online

Pavilion Crafts on Thursdays 11.0-12.30 - Cafe, Albert Road Rec.

Conservation Volunteers work in Alexandra Park - 2nd Sunday of the month from 10am to 3.30pm

Lazy Sundays - Kabaret @ Karamel Restaurant - open 11am, lunch from 1pm

Bowes Park Folk Club - usually on the first Thursday of each month from 8 to 10pm at Mum's Bistro, Myddleton Road

Three Reading Groups at Big Green Bookshop - at 7pm on the last Monday in the month, the second Tuesday in the month, and the Short Story group on the first Thursday in the month

St. Andrew's Parish Church - Sunday services: 10am Sung Eucharist with Footsteps for children; 6pm Evening Prayer

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Local Courses

Salsa Courses - Weds. evenings Bounds Green, Friday evenings Turnpike Lane, Sunday afternoons Southgate

Small Group English Courses - Mon-Fri from 10-1.15pm - close to Bounds Green Station N11

Creative Writes workshops - afternoons of 7 and 9 Apr, and themed workshops on Weds. evenings 20 and 27 Apr and 4 May - Muswell Hill

Lingotot French and Spanish classes for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers starting January 2016. Fridays and Saturdays 10-10.50 and 11 -11.50, Friends Meeting House, Muswell Hill

Hatha Yoga and Meditation in small groups - weekly classes and bi-monthly workshops in Muswell Hill

Life Drawing at the Pavilion - Tuesdays 7.30-10pm (term time only) - Cafe, Albert Road Rec.

Vinyassa flow yoga on Mondays and Tuesdays at CUFOS and the Hub, Myddleton Road

Selby Centre community courses (on the W3 bus route)- drawing and painting, cycling and bike maintenance for women, horticulture, herbal medicine etc.

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Palace Gates Garden Group

The Palace Gates Gardening Group meets event first Saturday of the month at 11am. This month, we had a couple of young helpers to help remove weeds, water and plant new bulbs. Newbies always welcome! - no experience required.……

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Help bring the Victorian Theatre back to life

Did you know around 40% of Alexandra Palace is currently derelict?

But not for long, as there are plans to transform the eastern end of the Palace, opening up the most historically significant parts of the building - the BBC Studios where television was first broadcast, the Victorian Theatre and the East Court - and making them accessible to the public.

It's not going to be cheap, but The…

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