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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Explore how we can make our streets more hospitable for all

Neighbourhood Street Survey

Did you know that the Local Government Boundaries Commission are proposing to abolish Alexandra Ward?

Have your say about the Proposed Abolition of Alexandra Ward

Latest Activity on the site

Kevin Waller is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
11 hours ago
Mark Wootton-Hickson replied to Mark Wootton-Hickson's forum post Offered Free for Collection - Panasonic Breadmaker
"Hi Josie,
Yes, it's yours. When would you be able to collect?
Please personal message on here and I'll share my number to arrange . I'm home most days by 6pm.
Thanks, 
Mark"
11 hours ago
Josie Gradwell replied to Mark Wootton-Hickson's forum post Offered Free for Collection - Panasonic Breadmaker
"Hi Mark,  I would like your breadmaker if it is still available?
Thanks, Josie
 "
16 hours ago
Gudrun Parasie added a forum post
TOP TIP - USE ECOSIA AS YOUR HOME PAGE/SEARCH ENGINE - IT PLANTS TREES WHEN YOU SEARCH:www.ecosia.orghttps://thezerowaster.com/zero-waste-near-you/The Farmers Market in Alexandra Park (Sundays) offers some organic, regional and unwrapped foods - bri…
16 hours ago
Terry Jones is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
yesterday
Annabel Gregory added a forum post
The new co-operative All Good Bookshop (replacement for the Big Green Bookshop) is hoping to finalise a venue for its new shop by the end of July (they had almost sorted one out, but annoyingly this fell through). If you have any ideas for venues co…
yesterday
Annabel Gregory replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post The Abolition of Alexandra Ward – why it is proposed by the Local Government Boundary Commission, and ways of responding
"LGBC's deadlines were all moved forward because of the European elections, so I think 3rd December is the right date. Though I see that their 'Have your say' website contradicts their main 'Haringey' website. Willl check ...
A couple of other points…"
yesterday
Susie Holden replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post The Abolition of Alexandra Ward – why it is proposed by the Local Government Boundary Commission, and ways of responding
"I've just been on the Local Goverment Boundary Commission website and noticed that they will publish final recommendations on 3rd September. That gives them a very short time to assess public comments, which close on 5th August."
yesterday
Annabel Gregory replied to Gudrun Parasie's forum post Heathrow Expansion Consultation comments & Climate Crisis
"Thanks for this, Gudrun!  Did you know that Extinction Rebellion are working out a new action re: Heathrow, having decided against their previous plan of flying drones over the airport ..."
Saturday
Mark Wootton-Hickson added a forum post
Model Panaqsonic SD-255Item previously offered for free on forum, in full working condition, comes with manual.Free, please message to arrange collection from N22 
Saturday
Steve Amor is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Saturday
Annabel Gregory replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post The Abolition of Alexandra Ward – why it is proposed by the Local Government Boundary Commission, and ways of responding
"Annette spoke for a full 5mins to Vanessa Feltz on BBC London about the predicament of Alexandra Ward - she has given a link to the programme here. Really informative ..."
Saturday
Kalpana Jani added a forum post
Pl could anyone who has had a favourable experience of an architect send me some names and contact details. Thank youKJ
Saturday
Annabel Gregory added a forum post
See document The Abolition of Alexandra Ward – why it is proposed by the Local Government Boundary Commission, and ways of responding for more information, and for mini-ward maps of the various proposals. Here is a link to APN's alternative ward map…
Saturday
Gudrun Parasie added a forum post
I can provide a template for comments for the Consultation.Meanwhile, people can also sign the No-Flilght Pledge 2020 here: https://www.flightfree.co.uk/pledgeThis is what lovely Green MEP Molly Scott Cato had to say about flights and the Climate Cr…
Friday
Annabel Gregory replied to Admin's forum post Proposed Abolition of Alexandra Ward - Public Meeting this Weds 10 July at 7.30pm
"Alice, links to info and alternative proposals are now available on our home page.
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Friday
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Forum

Zero waste shopping - tree planting search engine

TOP TIP - USE ECOSIA AS YOUR HOME PAGE/SEARCH ENGINE - IT PLANTS TREES WHEN YOU SEARCH: www.ecosia.org https://thezerowaster.com/zero-waste-near-you/ The Farmers Market in Alexandra Park (Sundays) offers some organic, regional and unwrapped foods - bring your own containers. London Delivery Reyouzable deliver refills of bulk foods, including pasta, rice and coffee, to various postcodes across London. Also, check out the wonderful Oddbox, who will deliver wonky fruit and veg that would otherwise…

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All Good Bookshop news

The new co-operative All Good Bookshop (replacement for the Big Green Bookshop) is hoping to finalise a venue for its new shop by the end of July (they had almost sorted one out, but annoyingly this fell through). If you have any ideas for venues coming up soon, please email them on control@allgoodbookshop.com. Do get in touch if you have any ideas about the new shop, would like to help run it, or whatever. They also really, really need funds - a loan for rent, solicitors etc would help things…

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Events

Police Safer NeighbourhoodsTeam Panel meeting

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    There is a meeting of the Safer Neighbourhoods Team liaison panel  at St Andrew's Church hall at which a discussion of implications of ward boundary changes for the work of the local police should be on the agenda. Members of the general public…

  • Added By: Alex King

Singing for Fun

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    Singing – a monthly event

    Folk songs, songs from musicals and 'the charts', songs you sang with others years ago… and would like to again.

    For people who like to sing… whether they have experience or not!

    Words…

  • Added By: Supporters APL

Singing for Fun

  • Description:

    Singing – a monthly event

    Folk songs, songs from musicals and 'the charts', songs you sang with others years ago… and would like to again.

    For people who like to sing… whether they have experience or not!

    Words…

  • Added By: Supporters APL

Singing for Fun

  • Description:

    Singing – a monthly event

    Folk songs, songs from musicals and 'the charts', songs you sang with others years ago… and would like to again.

    For people who like to sing… whether they have experience or not!

    Words provided.

  • Added By: Supporters APL

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 Calendar

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Chat with a member of our Safer Neighbourhoods team (police) - 15 July at 3-4pm - Alexandra Palace N22 East Court Entrance.

Safer Neighbourhoods Team meeting - 16 July at 7.30pm - St. Andrew's Centre, Alexandra Park Road N10 (corner of Windermere road).

Outdoor street briefing with a member of the Safer Neighbourhoods team (police) - 21 July at 2-3pm - Boating Lake Alexandra Park.

Friday 26 July – Singing for Fun offers you folk songs, songs from musicals and 'the charts', songs you sang with others years ago… and would like to again … at Alexandra Park Library, 5-6pm. A SAPL free event.

Chat with a member of our Safer Neighbourhoods team (police) - 26 July at 5-6pm – Alexandra Park Library.

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Regular Activities

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Introductory martial arts course - Saturdays 12-1pm for 4-weeks, starting 20 July - Alexandra Park School, entrance in Rhodes Avenue

Salsa Wednesdays - beginners and intermediate classes 7-8pm, Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG

Kids Gardening Club - Saturdays (starting 25 May) from 11.00-11.45am - Alexandra Palace Garden Centre, Alexandra Palace Way N22

Course: Finding the Poem - Monday evenings  till July 8 - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Prioritise your Writing Project - Tuesday mornings till July 16 - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Novella Fever - Wednesdays (starting 15 May) from 6.45-9.15pm - the Writing Room, Floor 3 Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Course: Inspire your Writing -Thursdays (starting 16 May) from 10.30-1pm - the Writing Room, Floor 3, Wood Green Works, Cumberland Road N22

Girls' Cricket Practice - every Sunday (except Easter day 21st) from 9-10.20am - North Middlesex Cricket Club, Park Road N8

Pavilion crafts - every Thursday 11.30-1.00 - free drop in crafting group - Pavilion Cafe at Albert Road Rec. We bring our own projects, get advice and share ideas 

Alexandra Chorus - Wednesdays 7-9pm during term-time at Alexandra Park School

Life Drawing classes - second Monday of every month, 7.30-10pm - Pavilion Cafe at Albert Road Rec

Hatha Yoga - Wednesday evenings, 7.30-9pm - Pavilion Cafe at Albert Road Rec

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

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

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

Gentle monthly walk - the last Wednesday in the month, 12.30-2.30pm, starting from Alexandra Park Library. A free SAPL activity

Friends of Ally Pally Station Gardening Parties - last Sunday of every month between 3-5pm - Ally Pally Station

Jazz@Karamel - every Thursday evening, music from 8-10.30pm - Karamel Restaurant, 4 Coburg Road, Wood Green

Hornsey Historical Society: local history surgery - first Saturday of every month between 10.30-2.30pm - The Old Schoolhouse, 136 Tottenham Lane N8

Beginners Pilates Class with Clare - Wednesdays from 6.45-7.45pm - South Harringay Junior School, Mattison Rd entrance off Green Lanes

Pilates class for mixed abilities - Fridays from 10.15-11.15am - South Harringay Junior School, Mattison Rd entrance off Green Lanes.

Alternative Art Club for 10-15yr olds - Thursdays from 6-7.30pm during term time - Highgate Wood School

Adults and Kids Fitness Classes in Albert Rec - Saturday mornings from 9.30-11am - Albert Road Rec

Fashion Courses: learn how to make your own clothes, pattern-cutting or more advanced - Saturday all day or 6-week courses - near Manor House tube station

Alexandra WI - meetings are held in CUFOS (the old train station at the top of The Avenue) on the first Tuesday of every month, 8-10pm.

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

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

Go Ape! - in the Upper Field (just below the boating lake), Alexandra Park (booking advised)

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

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

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Blog

Palmers Green is tackling rat-running

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Just north of the lovely Broomfield Park in Palmers Green, there is an apparently quiet neighbourhood of substantial houses, mostly located on roads opening onto Aldermans Hill and parallel to Green Lanes. This is a very convenient route, however, for drivers wishing to avoid the congestion of Bourne Hill and Green Lanes, and a quick way to get to the North Circular.…

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