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...

            

 

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* * * COVID-19 in Alexandra Ward * * *

If you, or someone you know locally, would like help with getting shopping, dog walking, other errands or friendly phone-calls, please email Alexandra Ward Mutual Aid and you will be put in touch with the contact for your street (you can also email them if you do not live in this ward, and they will tell you who your ward contact is).

Or if you would like to volunteer to help as set out above, you can join the Alexandra Ward volunteers by entering your details, and a member of this group will get back to you and put you in touch with the contact for your street.
          Guidelines for volunteers for safe leafleting and safe deliveries.

Haringey Council is also organising help and volunteering, see their Haringey Together webpage.

For more detailed discussions, click on the category Covid-19 to display all the posts on this website within this category.

 

Latest Activity on the site

Rachael Booth posted an event

Dec 12, 2020 at 4:00am

St James's Square, Muswell Hill (outside Planet Organic & The Everyman Cinema)

yesterday
Stephen Middleton replied to Stephen Middleton's forum post Calendar - Friends of Alexandra Park
"We will have a stall in The Grove, Alexandra Park on Saturday, 5th, 11am to 2pm selling the calendars (and books). We have about 60 left of the 150 print run."
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Stephen Middleton liked Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post New trees planted in the ward
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Stephen Middleton liked Cllr Nick da Costa's forum post Some historic postcards from Alexandra Park
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Carmel Shortall posted an event

Feb 25, 2021 from 10:30am to 1:00pm

Online from Collage Writing Room

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Carmel Shortall posted an event

Feb 24, 2021 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Online from Collage Writing Room

yesterday
Carmel Shortall posted an event

Feb 4, 2021 from 10:30am to 11:45am

Online from Collage Writing Room

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Carmel Shortall posted an event

Jan 5, 2021 from 10:00am to 12:30pm

Online from Collage Writing Room

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Carmel Shortall posted an event

Jan 6, 2021 from 10:30am to 1:00pm

Online from Collage Writing Room

yesterday
Carmel Shortall posted an event

Jan 4, 2021 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm

Online from Collage Writing Room

yesterday
Collage Arts posted a
Recently we learned that the government has not renewed its funding for the school’s LGBTQ+ anti-bullying programme… As a creative agency working in schools, we have been asking hard questions about the nature of interventions we should be making.…
Wednesday
Ado replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post New trees planted in the ward
"Nick,
Thanks for posting the tree sponsorship scheme. I am going to ask people in my road if they are interested. "
Wednesday
Ado replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post New trees planted in the ward
"Great news.
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Wednesday
Ado replied to Cllr Nick da Costa's forum post Some historic postcards from Alexandra Park
"Hey!
Thanks so much for sharing these photos. The roads look so wide without cars and the trees in Outram Road look so small - like newly planted saplings."
Tuesday
Collage Arts posted a
8 stories revealing the genuine lived experiences and insights of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Black lives matter movement. A Collage Arts Community project supported by Arts Council England. Monologue 2- Out of the Tunnel This writer known as…
Tuesday
Collage Arts updated their profile photo
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Collage Arts - Does it make sense for schools to address anti-bullying from a single-issue perspective?

Recently we learned that the government has not renewed its funding for the school’s LGBTQ+ anti-bullying programme… As a creative agency working in schools, we have been asking hard questions about the nature of interventions we should be making. Does it make sense for schools to address anti-bullying from a single-issue perspective?Within the creative sector there has been a move towards less specificity in the way hate has been addressed. In the 1970s, Rock against Racism was the rallying…

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The Lockdown Monologues 

8 stories revealing the genuine lived experiences and insights of the Covid-19 pandemic and the Black lives matter movement. A Collage Arts Community project supported by Arts Council England. Monologue 2- Out of the Tunnel This writer known as Baina draws on her personal experiences of the impact of falling foul of the visa system. Out of the tunnel is performed by Suzette Llewellyn.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_dSc7HMBzE&feature=emb_logo-- Monologue 3- LuckyLeila Alkunshalie has created a…

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Some historic postcards from Alexandra Park

Hi All,I just wanted to share some historic postcards I bought featuring some of our local area! It's lovely see these cards and how the area has changed - but also has stayed the same!Outram RoadAlbert Road (I think)Alexandra Palace Station (Wood Green station as it used to be called)Ally Pally Boating Lake (including quite an impressive tower - our own Eifel Tower or Blackpool Tower!)Little train at Ally PallyI hope that you enjoy the above photos! Always lovely to see some historic photos of…

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IKEA cabinet

Useful cabinet comprising bookshelves and cupboards, 2 with wooden doors, 1 with glass doors.Has been dismantled, and each piece labelled for easy re-assembly.No charge: Would love it to find a good home. Collection from N10.Shelves on the left-hand side are same colour as the rest of the cabinet, despite looking darker in photo!Measurements:Entire width: 217cmHeight: 202cmDepth: 35cm I will message anyone who is interested.  

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Items offered/wanted for sale/free = link to posts in this Forum category

Recommended Tradespeople = link to posts which have been tagged with e.g. 'builder' or 'window cleaner'

 

Events and Activities

 

Stanley Accrington at Bowes Park Folk Club - 3 Dec at 8pm - online at https://www.facebook.com/BowesParkFolkClub

Meet the Diviner - 5 Dec from 6.30-7pm - via Zoom.

Christmas Market - 6 Dec from 11am-4pm - Myddleton Road Market, N22 8NE

Christmas Craft and Gift Event - 19 Dec at Union Church Weston Park N8 9PX

Christmas Tales at Chickenshed Theatre - 5-30 December - Chickenshed theatre, 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE. Ages 0-7 years.

Mr. Stink at Chickenshed Theatre - 5 Dec-10 Jan - Chickenshed theatre, 290 Chase Side, Southgate N14 4PE. Ages 5years+.

 

More Writing Workshops with Collage Writing Room -

Explore Creative Writing - Thursday mornings from 10.30-1pm via Zoom during November and early December.

Write a Novella - Weds. evenings from 6.30-9pm during November and early December.

 

Stories with Teddy - online storytelling, with new episodes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on YouTube. For children 3years+

  


Safer Neighbourhoods Team (Police) - for next drop-in surgeri

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The prospect of going back to work on public transport – used in normal circumstances by most working people in AP, I believe – must be daunting  for many as we come out of lockdown, and not only for those who are in some respects vulnerable, or who have vulnerable relatives at home. With TfL limiting passenger numbers to 15% of the usual volume, how are all these people going to travel? And there'll be more parents joining the commuters in a couple of weeks time as…

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Join our online courses and get writing!

Social distancing and self-isolation are not incompatible with writing. Shakespeare himself is rumoured to have written King Lear while quarantined.  It can be helpful to write in challenging times and to be part of a friendly group, focusing on your writing or engaging in a new creative writing course.

Collage Writing Room’s Summer 2020 programme is set to run online and our tutors are busily getting used to delivering…

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