Welcome to the community website of Alexandra Park neighbourhood in London. Our aim is to encourage interaction, both online and in person, between local people in Alexandra Park and surrounding neighbourhoods, as well as providing a channel for local information. Use it to discuss local issues, find out about local events and post your own events, create a group, recycle items …

We would like discussions to be constructive and wide-ranging enough for all members to feel comfortable using the site, providing a space for everybody who would like to take part. So if something is not being talked about which you think should be, start a new discussion!  For more information, see About the Site.

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Stephen Middleton posted an event or blog post
Sunday 2 October 2016 10am – 3pmPaddock car parkAlexandra ParkThe compost is made at the London Waste Eco Park from our garden and food waste.You will need to load your own compost so bring strong bags and shovels. Don’t do it if you have a bad back…
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Stephen Middleton posted forum posts
10 hours ago
Charly is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
16 hours ago
Alex King posted an event or blog post
Bounds Green, Wood Green. A man asking for the price of a moderately expensive train fare: small, white, 50s, pointy face, business clothes without jacket. Claimed to have recently been robbed, and to work for the Samaritans. We have the story from…
yesterday
Susie Holden replied to Ben Rometsch's forum post Charging an Electric Car
"Many thanks for posting this, Ben. I'm pleased you are going for an electric car and it would be interesting to hear from others in a similar position. "
yesterday
Justine posted an event or blog post
Wood Green Animal Charity are offering the following on Monday 26th September from 2pm to 4pm at 601 Lordship Lane, Wood Green, London , N22 5LG:-Bring your cat for a £5 health check.Plus they will microchip your cat for only £5 on the day.It's impo…
Sunday
Justine replied to Justine's forum post Beautiful Bubbles fluffy tabby cat needs a home
"Another photo of Bubbles who still needs a home. Home checks apply."
Sunday
Stephen Middleton replied to Cllr James Patterson's forum post Online petition - Alexandra Palace Station footbridge gate.
"Me too."
Sunday
Susie Holden posted a forum post
Friends of Alexandra Park have just sent around the proposal below for feedback from its members:
Proposal for increase in commercial events in the Park
The Alexandra Park and Palace management has recently put forward a proposal, for approval by th…
Sunday
Justine replied to Justine's forum post Local rescue cats and kittens needing homes
"I've updated the photos to show Stokey's current cats needing homes. Details on each cat here"
Saturday
Ben Rometsch liked Ben Rometsch's forum post Charging an Electric Car
Saturday
Ben Rometsch posted a forum post
Hi,I live in Clyde Road and like most people in the area have no off-street parking. I want to buy an electric car and am trying to come up with a solution to charging it that works for me and my neighbours. I was curious to know if anyone else has…
Saturday
Ben Rometsch is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Saturday
Justine replied to Justine's forum post Blind Shih Tzu dog needs third time lucky home
"Good news, Tallula has been reserved at last!
Now Wispa is hoping someone will offer him a permanent home or a temporary foster home as he is gentle, quiet and affectionate and is finding it hard in kennels. He was no longer wanted by his previous o…"
Saturday
Susie Holden replied to Cllr James Patterson's forum post Online petition - Alexandra Palace Station footbridge gate.
"I've signed it."
Friday
Ed Allen posted a forum post
Hand mower going free to a good lawn. Ed and Cathy : edallen@waitrose.com or phone 0203 638 2330
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Cat Found Palace Gates Road

Female tortoiseshell/calico short-haired cat found in Alexandra Palace, London (N22) on 26th September 2016 Location: Palace Gates Road, Alexandra Palace, London, N22 Sex: Female Neutered: Unknown Approx Age: Medium Age Main Colour: Tortoiseshell/Calico Other Colours: White (Chest); White (All Four Paws); White (Tummy) Not yet scanned for a microchip More info here on Pets Located.

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IMPORTANT: Proposal for increase in commercial events in Alexandra Park

Friends of Alexandra Park have just sent around the proposal below for feedback from its members: Proposal for increase in commercial events in the Park The Alexandra Park and Palace management has recently put forward a proposal, for approval by the Board of Trustees on September 29th, to apply to Haringey Council for a ‘Premises Licence’ for Alexandra Park.  As currently proposed, this licence would permit a significant increase in the number of commercial events in the Park. The Board…

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Charging an Electric Car

Hi, I live in Clyde Road and like most people in the area have no off-street parking. I want to buy an electric car and am trying to come up with a solution to charging it that works for me and my neighbours. I was curious to know if anyone else has spoken to the council about this.  For those of you with some time to spare, I've documented my discussion with the council about this here: https://medium.com/@dabeeeenster/haringey-councils-electric-car-problem-6ef7a6ecc01d#.gwekwanz9 Is anyone…

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Local Courses

Lingotot French and Spanish classes for babies and toddlers on Friday and Saturday mornings at the Maid of Muswell

Home-Start Haringey Volunteers training course - 10 sessions starting Thurs 29th Sept from 9.45-3pm at 100 Tower Gardens Road N17

Salsa Courses - Sunday afternoons in Palmers Green and Weds. evenings in Bounds Green

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

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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Regular Activities

Make, Play and Prosecco - free drop-in craft and social sessions on Wednesdays 7.30-9.30 at Pavilion Cafe, Albert Road Rec.

Palace Gates Community Gardening - on the Triangle and at the Albert Road mini-roundabout - usually at 11am on the first Saturday in the month

Alexandra Chorus - Wednesdays 7-9pm at Alexandra Park School

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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Events

Wombling @ Albert Rec this Saturday

 The Friends of Albert Road Recreation Ground ‘Wombles’ Group would like to invite you to join them this Saturday (24th September) at 2.30pm in the Rec for our next litter pick.  We need all hands on deck as it’s been a while since…

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Fraud warning

Bounds Green, Wood Green. A man asking for the price of a moderately expensive train fare: small, white, 50s, pointy face, business clothes without jacket. Claimed to have recently been robbed, and to work for the Samaritans. We have the story from two separate sources a month or so apart.

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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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