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

Cllr Alessandra Rossetti replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post New trees planted in the ward
"Dear John,
Thank you for getting in touch. Councillors ususally receive notifications about trees to be removed, but I have not found any notification about Lansdowne Road , so I have made some enquiries anad hope to receiev an answer within 10…"
17 hours ago
Cllr Alessandra Rossetti replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post ** TODAY ** Public Meeting about the planned Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Bounds Green

For those who wre not able to attend here is the link to the presentation (https://www.haringey.gov.uk/sites/haringeygovuk/files/21-01-22_v3_b...) and to the video recording - hope it works! - …"
17 hours ago
Paul Charalambous is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Friday
Anne Heagney posted an event

Mar 4, 2021 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm

<a href="https://www.facebook.com/BowesParkFolkClub">https://www.facebook.com/BowesParkFolkClub</a> to watch the evening's session.

Thursday
John Clarke replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post New trees planted in the ward
"Hi Alessandra,
good to read this update.
I'm prompted to write today because we've just been watching another of the street trees in Lansdowne Road being removed. Over the last few months  a number of the street trees in the road have been cut down,…"
Thursday
Annabel Gregory posted a
Pre-register to attend the meeting by email:
BoundsGreenLTN@Haringey.gov.uk
You can also record your opinions about it on Haringey Council's Commonplace map (or send them via email to the above email address).
 
 
Tuesday
Admin replied to Rachael Booth's forum post Seeking Year 13 teenagers for photography portraits
"What a wonderful project."
Feb 22
Susie Holden replied to Susie Holden's forum post New heritage trail at Alexandra Palace
"It does look good. What I am still trying to find out is whether the trail will be dotted around the park, or whether it will be something people can download onto their phone. Or both. When I walked around the park yesterday I didn't see anything…"
Feb 22
Jacqueline Osley replied to Susie Holden's forum post New heritage trail at Alexandra Palace
"My friend Beatrice Murray found it, not me!"
Feb 22
Annabel Gregory replied to Susie Holden's forum post New heritage trail at Alexandra Palace
"Well done! I couldn't find it. Looks great.
 "
Feb 22
Rachael Booth posted a
Zoe Norfolk is a local photographer who has photographed subjects from the Queen to Boris Johnson. Her new project focuses on teenagers in year 13 (17/18 years old) and she is looking for subjects to take part :The portraits will be outside…
Feb 22
Jacqueline Osley replied to Susie Holden's forum post New heritage trail at Alexandra Palace
Feb 21
Nick Read replied to Susie Holden's forum post New heritage trail at Alexandra Palace
"Hi
how do I find this trail 
 
thanks "
Feb 21
Susie Holden replied to Susie Holden's forum post More jam jars available
"The jars with gingham lids have now gone."
Feb 21
Jacqueline Osley replied to Susie Holden's forum post New heritage trail at Alexandra Palace
"Where can we find this please?"
Feb 20
Annabel Gregory replied to Vicki Leonard's forum post Busgate for Brownlow Road
"Here is what Palmers Green Community website has to say about having a busgate on Brownlow, and also describing possible amendments which Enfield Council are considering for the Bowes Park LTN:

For many years the volume of traffic has far exceeded…"
Feb 20
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Seeking Year 13 teenagers for photography portraits

Zoe Norfolk is a local photographer who has photographed subjects from the Queen to Boris Johnson. Her new project focuses on teenagers in year 13 (17/18 years old) and she is looking for subjects to take part :The portraits will be outside (socially distanced) in an urban location capturing the current climate young people are going through,each portrait will have a paragraph from the sitter, describing what it has been like in terms of life and education. You can view her…

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Thanking your doctor and GP Practice

 A doctor at the Bounds Green Group Practice recently asked a neighbour if she would write a review for them. We know everyone working at the NHS is flat out at the moment and while we can't given them a pay rise we can offer some kind and appreciative words of support officially. The practice has given us amazing service recently and they are vaccinating their patients as fast as they can. If you'd like to review too here is the link (you can do the same for any GPs practice.)   …

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

 

Events and Activities

Virtual public meeting about the planned LTN in Bounds Green - Tuesday 23 Feb from 7.30-9pm - pre-registration needed. You can register by emailing them at BoundsGreenLTN@Haringey.gov.uk

 

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 6.45-9.15pm starting 22 February via Zoom and correspondence.

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

Prioritise your Writing - Weds mornings from 10.30-1pm - via Zoom and correspondence starting 24th February. And an extra course on Tues mornings at 10.30-1pm, starting 23 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 epi

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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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