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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Latest Activity on the site

Susie Holden liked Annabel Gregory's photo
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Susie Holden replied to Susie Holden's forum post Book donations needed for Enfield primary school
"Hello Jo, I live nearby and could collect this evening. I'll send you a message to arrange.
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Jo Wallman replied to Susie Holden's forum post Book donations needed for Enfield primary school
"Hi Susie,
 
I have 35 children's books you may have,I work as a Nanny, and we have just had a clear out, so you are welcome to them.
Please get back to me, I live in the Alexandra park area,if its possible for you to pick up?
 
Wait to hear back fro…"
3 hours ago
Annabel Gregory replied to Stephen Brice's forum post Pinkham Way - update
"Great news that the vote at the Regulatory Committee meeting went in favour of removing Pinkham Way from the North London Waste Plan."
8 hours ago
Stephen Brice replied to Stephen Brice's forum post Pinkham Way - update
"I love this summing up of the situation by my PWA colleague Karl Brown, writing in the Palmers Green Community Newsletter:
"This one is long since well past the emperor having no clothes; rather the emperor appears to be running around naked with ar…"
8 hours ago
Admin added a forum post
SUNDAY 21st OCTOBER, 3pm and 6.30pm
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, MUSWELL HILL ROAD
 
A recent planning application at 1-9 Fortis Green Road, currently the site of The Flower Seller, La Dinette, Amici Miei and Misk, attracted a significant number of objecti…
10 hours ago
Albert commented on Steve Potts's event Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit's Community Fireworks Display
"Superb thanks so much for asking Steve !"
yesterday
Admin replied to Stephen Brice's forum post Pinkham Way - update
"Many thanks for posting an update on the campaign for PInkham Way. Local support for the campaign appears to be as strong as ever."
yesterday
Stephen Brice added a forum post
You'll have seen PWA's request for support at last Thursday's meeting of the LBH Regulatory Committee when it was considering the draft North London Waste Plan. PW was, irrationally and completely unnecessarily, included in the plan.The gallery of t…
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Justine added forum posts
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Annabel Gregory posted photos
Friday
Justine posted an event
Join All Dogs Matter if you dare on Sunday 28th October at one of London’s oldest haunts, The Spaniards Inn, Hampstead, for our spooktacular charity Halloween Walk and Show!  Ghoulish goodies are up for grabs, with spooky stalls and tricks and treat…
Friday
Steve Potts commented on Steve Potts's event Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit's Community Fireworks Display
"HI Albert - I have checked with the leaders who are organising this year's display and let them know about your question. Here is their response:

Hi, Thanks for your enquiry. There were a number of factors that contributed to the issue you have add…"
Friday
Albert commented on Steve Potts's event Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit's Community Fireworks Display
"Hello , will the low-nise fireworks be tested this year? Last year's accidentally were the full noise ones and things came to am abrupt end with a few scared toddlers!"
Friday
Stephen Brice replied to Stephen Brice's forum post BARNET FURNITURE - REDUCTIONS THROUGHOUT THE WAREHOUSE
"We've had loads of new stock in this week, and the reductions will continue over this weekend.
Take a look on the FB link above."
Thursday
Deirdre Stowell-Smith published events
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Forum

PUBLIC MEETING: Planning Application at 1-9 Fortis Green Road

SUNDAY 21st OCTOBER, 3pm and 6.30pm ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, MUSWELL HILL ROAD   A recent planning application at 1-9 Fortis Green Road, currently the site of The Flower Seller, La Dinette, Amici Miei and Misk, attracted a significant number of objections. As a result the Muswell Hill & Fortis Green Association asked the developers to organise a public meeting, at which local residents can come and scrutinise the plans, and also ask questions about the proposed scheme. Our offer has now been…

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Pinkham Way - update

You'll have seen PWA's request for support at last Thursday's meeting of the LBH Regulatory Committee when it was considering the draft North London Waste Plan. PW was, irrationally and completely unnecessarily, included in the plan. The gallery of the Council Chamber was pretty full - it's amazing to me that, after eight years of this fight, supporters are still willing to give up a couple of hours to offer support. We appreciate it very deeply.. Committee members asked more and more searching…

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Two Chihuahuas Bella and Paddy need a home

Meet Bella, a 2 year old female Chihuahua and Paddy, a 3 year old male Chihuahua. Bella and Paddy are sweet little Chihuahua siblings, who grew up together. Unfortunately the owner has had a change in circumstances and can no longer care for either Bella or Paddy. Bella and Paddy are affectionate and okay with other dogs. Preferably, Bella and Paddy would like to be rehomed together – as they are siblings – however, if not, each would like to live with another dog in the house. They can live…

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Gizmo the cat urgently needs a home

This is Gizmo. Gizmo is a very friendly, beautiful and loving female cat who is 14 years old and now urgently needs a new home. The owner of Gizmo says that their new landlord will not allow them to keep Gizmo. Also the owner says that their 4 year old son has developed an allergy and the family is also expecting a baby in a couple of months. So Gizmo finds himself urgently needing a new home. Stokey Cats & Dogs are trying to help Gizmo find a good home as he has nowhere to go. Gizmo would…

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Events

ALTERNATIVE ART CLUB for 10-15s!

Double Bill at Bowes Park Folk CLub

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    Shayler and Brooke: Combining heartfelt and intelligent storytelling with close harmonies and finger-picked guitar, Shayler & Brooke make contemporary folk music that draws on traditions from both sides of the…

  • Added By: Anne Heagney

HORNSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY : Local History Surgery

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    Would you like help conducting your own local history research? Then come along to our regular local history surgery.

    All members of the public, as well as members of the HHS and the Crouch End and District U3A who would like advice and…

  • Added By: Deirdre Stowell-Smith

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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Le Patin Libre: Threshold - 18-21st October, 2 performances most evenings - Ice Rink, Alexandra Palace

Forum to discuss proposed development at Crescent Mews - 24 Oct at 7pm - Council Chamber at Haringey Civic Centre

All Dogs Matter: Halloween Dog Walk Show - 28 Oct from 11-3pm - The Spaniards Inn, Spaniards Road, Hampstead NW3

Double Bill at Bowes Park Folk Club - 1 Nov from 8pm - Mum's Bistro, 143 Myddleton Rd, Bowes Park N22

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival - 2 Nov from 5pm and 3 Nov from 4pm - Alexandra Park

Wild Wolf Explorer Scout Unit's Community Firework Display - 3 Nov from 5.30-9.30pm - Scout Park, Bounds Green, N11 2PB

Hornsey Historical Society Talk: The Folklore and Traditions of the Tidal Thames - 14 Nov at 8pm - Union Church Hall, Corner of Ferme Park Road / Weston Park N8

More Music Hall and Vaudeville on Film (Hornsey Historical Society) - 9 Jan from 8-9pm - Union Church Hall, Corner of Ferme Park Road / Weston Park N8

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Regular Activities

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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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