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

Clare Winstanley replied to John M's forum post Stained Glass Maker recommendations please
"We used Graeme Selkirk Tel 020 8444 9959 about 19 years ago. See our front door at 178 Victoria Road. Our neighbours at 180 had also used him.
Good luck!"
4 minutes ago
Richard Bartholomey is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
1 hour ago
Admin replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post Haringey New Local Plan
"FROM TIM ROOT, MUSWELL HILL FRIENDS OF THE EARTH:
Please find about 10-20 minutes before the 1 February deadline to comment on Haringey Council’s new Local Plan:
 https://haringeynewlocalplan.commonplace.is/overview
 
The plan will set the overall…"
3 hours ago
Annabel Gregory replied to Lucy Nabijou's forum post Donate your old laptops for Haringey school children
"Thanks very much for this Lucy - it is so important for kids to have the laptops they need to take part in school work.
I understand all laptops will have their hard disks cleared and minor repairs carried out, by technical people at Living under…"
Friday
Susie Holden replied to John M's forum post Stained Glass Maker recommendations please
"Hello John,
The Stained Glass Works on Archway Road are wonderful:
http://thestainedglassworks.co.uk/ourwork/
They replaced the stained glass in our front door and also restored a damaged fanlight in our hallway. Both are beautiful.
 "
Friday
John M posted a
Hi EveryoneWe are in need of a Stained Glass Maker to make the stained glass for our front door.Has anyone got any suggestions?My thanks in adavance.Best wishesJM
Friday
Vicki Leonard is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Thursday
Sureka Fernando posted an event

Feb 17, 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Online

Tuesday
Debra Thompson posted a
Hi all and hope everyone is keeping well. I wonder if anyone could recommend a person / company to assess and / or find out and recommend what work may need doing as my flat has recently got a lot of damp and black mould and I need a good, reliable…
Tuesday
Admin posted a
Enfield Council have received funding from the DfT for a busgate in Brownlow Road (which runs from Bounds Green station to the North Circular), amongst other things. Here are details, and some commentary from Palmers Green Community website:…
Jan 18
Annabel Gregory replied to Steve L's forum post Zero Waste Delivery Service for Essential Items during Lockdown
"What a clever idea, Steve! Where do you get your supplies from?"
Jan 18
Steve L posted a
Hello neighbours! As Alexandra Park locals we wanted to let you know of a service we have launched during lockdown called Wasteless, a Zero Waste Essentials Delivery Service that delivers (via e-bike) dry, long-life, essential cupboard items such as…
Jan 16
Lee patrick callaghan replied to Lee patrick callaghan's forum post Large wooden garden store going free.
"All
Im pleased to say the Garden store box has just found a new local owner and is looking forward to its move up the road.
Thanks
Lee"
Jan 15
Annabel Gregory replied to Susie Holden's forum post Palace Dairies - message from Steve the milkman
"That's such good news!
 "
Jan 15
Lucy Nabijou posted a
Hi all,I'm sharing the message below from Haringey Solidarity Group. Both they and Living Under One Sun are really good local groups to support if you are able to.Lucy Hi all,Haringey Solidarity Group (HSG) is supporting a Haringey organization –…
Jan 14
Lee patrick callaghan replied to Lee patrick callaghan's forum post Large wooden garden store going free.
"Hope it's clear enough. I can do a better one tomorrow. Lee"
Jan 13
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Busgate for Brownlow Road

Enfield Council have received funding from the DfT for a busgate in Brownlow Road (which runs from Bounds Green station to the North Circular), amongst other things. Here are details, and some commentary from Palmers Green Community website: https://www.pgweb.uk/planning-all-subjects/quieter-neighbourhoods/2919-enfield-wins-1-5m-for-active-travel-and-quieter-neighbourhood-schemes What do people think about this? Will it have a big impact on traffic in Durnsford Road and Alexandra Park Road N10…

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Zero Waste Delivery Service for Essential Items during Lockdown

Hello neighbours! As Alexandra Park locals we wanted to let you know of a service we have launched during lockdown called Wasteless, a Zero Waste Essentials Delivery Service that delivers (via e-bike) dry, long-life, essential cupboard items such as beans, cereals, pasta and rice in refillable cotton bags that we collect on your next order, all in line with Covid-19 safety measures. A zero waste delivery service that provides essential items helps remove the waste aspect of food delivery, and…

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

 

Events and Activities

 Meet a Literary Agent - 4 Feb from 10.30-11.45am - via Zoom.

 

Online Courses

Salsa with Sureka online course - Wednesday evenings starting 17 Feb from 7-8pm.

Yet More Writing Workshops with Collage Writing Room -

Poetry Course – Mon evenings starting 4th January, 6.30-9pm via Zoom and correspondence; and another course from 6.45-9.15pm starting 22 February.

Life Writing and Memoir workshop – Tues mornings starting 5th January, 10-12.30pm via Zoom and correspondence, and another course starting 23 February.

Prioritise your Writing - Weds mornings from 10.30-1pm - via Zoom and correspondence starting 24th February.

Write Short Stories - Weds. evenings from 6.30-9pm via Zoom and correspondence starting 24th February.

Explore Creative Writing - Thursday mornings from 10.30-1pm via Zoom and correspondence starting 25th February.

 

 

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

 


Safer Neighbourhoods Tea

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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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