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

Sureka Fernando posted an event

Sep 8, 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Bounds Green School

16 hours ago
Ado replied to Nancy Rossi's forum post Ceiling repair
"Great. I hope it works out for you. I really liked Rez."
Friday
Collage Arts posted an event

Aug 19, 2021 from 8:00pm to 11:30pm

Karamel London, N22

Friday
Collage Arts posted an event

Aug 12, 2021 from 8:00pm to 11:30pm

Karamel London, N22

Friday
Stephen Middleton posted an event

Aug 1, 2021 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Alexandra Park

Friday
Nancy Rossi replied to Nancy Rossi's forum post Ceiling repair
"Ado, I have called Rez, got a quote, and am going to use him.  Thanks very much for the recommendation."
Friday
Isha posted a
Residents can walk in and get their COVID-19 jab at the Hornsey Central Health Centre, 151 Park Road London N8 8JD from 8:00am – 6:00pm every day.The clinic offers the Pfizer vaccine only (first and second doses). Second doses need to be a minimum…
Thursday
Collage Arts posted an event

Aug 7, 2021 from 8:00pm to 11:30pm

Karamel London, N22

Jul 27
Collage Arts posted an event

Aug 5, 2021 from 8:00pm to 11:30pm

Karamel London, N22

Jul 27
Collage Arts posted an event

Aug 7, 2021 from 11:30am to 12:30pm

Karamel London, N22

Jul 27
Jackie S-McLoughlin replied to Cllr Nick da Costa's forum post Dave’s shop
"👍🏽"
Jul 27
Ado shared the forum post on Facebook
Jul 26
Ado replied to Cllr Nick da Costa's forum post Dave’s shop
"Thanks, Nick. I have a photo of what the shop used to look like, if that helps.
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Jul 26
Ado replied to Nancy Rossi's forum post Ceiling repair
"I would use Rez. He did my livingroom ceiling. Not cheap but he is good. 07973 243888. He has a shop/office on the way to Highgate."
Jul 26
Alex King replied to Alex King's forum post Caterpillar identification
"It turns out to be the caterpillar of a knot grass moth. The adult looks like this:
The answer came on an excellent Friends of the Park butterfly walk."
Jul 26
Cllr Nick da Costa replied to Cllr Nick da Costa's forum post Dave’s shop
"Dear All,
I've had the below update from the team at Haringey Council. 
I have asked to be kept updated on the next steps. I have also submitted an enquiry (as per below) with regards to what protections can be put in place. 
 
I will update as soon…"
Jul 26
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Walk-in COVID vaccine clinic at Hornsey Central Health Centre

Residents can walk in and get their COVID-19 jab at the Hornsey Central Health Centre, 151 Park Road London N8 8JD from 8:00am – 6:00pm every day.The clinic offers the Pfizer vaccine only (first and second doses). Second doses need to be a minimum of 8 weeks from the first.No appointment necessary, you can just walk-in during the opening times.COVID-19 remains a real threat, despite restrictions changing, so it is still important that you get your jab, if you haven’t already. The vaccine is…

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ULEZ - Ultra Low Emission Zone - expansion

There has been a councillor briefing during the week about the extension of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in Haringey so I thought it may be useful to mention it here.On 25th October ULEZ will be expanding up to, but not including, the North and South Circular Road.  This means that vehicles driving anywhere within the zone will need to meet emission standards or pay £12.50/day to drive in the area. The emission standards are Euro 4 for petrol vehicles, Euro 6 for diesel vehicles and Euro…

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Summer of Live Music at Karamel…

Next week Collage Arts presents live music at Karamel with… Gaetano Di Giacomo - Migration Project on Thursday 29th July at 8pm. Migration Project was formed in 2018 by London based Italian drummer Gaetano Di Giacomo and features the highly respected and talented artists Marco Marconi on piano and Tom Farmer on double bass. The current album New Encounter was released on the 6 March 2019 and it's out on Amazon Music, iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, YouTube Music.  The Rio Trio Friday…

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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

Thursday 29 July – Gaetano Di Giacomo - Migration Project, live music at Karamel*, 8pm. Limited seats available, please book.

Saturday 24 July – Bambolina and Dodo, Circle of Two perform The Chimney Sweeps - family theatre (jigs, acrobatics, humour ...) at Karamel*, 11.30-12.30pm. Collage Kids.

Saturday 24 July – Kaleidoscope Festival in Alexandra Park and Palace, with live music, comedy, immersive theatre, family entertainment and of

course food, 1pm -10pm.

Friday 30 July – The Rio Trio live at Karamel*, 8pm. Limited seats available, please book.

Saturday 7 August – Free Martial Arts Open Mat at Alexandra Park School, 12-1.30pm.

  
Salsa with Sureka – new live course on Wednesday evenings at Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG, 7-8pm. 

*Karamel Restaurant is in Coburg Road, Wood Green.


 
CUFOS (Community use for the old station) - next to Ally Pally at the top of the Avenue, N10 - hold a wide range of events (regular groups only until the end of the summer, no individual bookings). Here is their calendar until the end of July.

 

 

 

 


Safer Neighbourhoods Team (Police) - for next drop-in surgeries, see bottom of their webpage.

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The Hornsey Enclosure Act, by David Frith

This slim, larger format book is very well produced, like all Hornsey Historical Society's books, and well illustrated with maps, portraits of the bigwigs involved, and landscape paintings. There is a list of all those receiving land allocations at the end, with an indication of the locations of the plots. The advert in the right column of this website gives a link to the HHS webpage, with more details.

Although many of us don't live in quite the area covered by Hornsey Historical…

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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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