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

Patricia RUBIO is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Thursday
Cllr Nick da Costa replied to Cllr Nick da Costa's forum post Pop Up COVID vaccine centres
"Update on COVID tests
Covid vaccination drop in:The *drop-in vaccination session* will be from *2pm to 6pm this Saturday at Bounds Green* general practice, Gordon Road, N11 2PF. The vaccination clinic will be for *people aged over 40* and we would…"
Wednesday
Ed Allen posted a
If you are opposed to plans to run an outdoor pub venue selling alcohol in Finsbury Park from May to September leading to noise, excessive drinking, litter and possible anti-social behaviour, at a crucial time when we need our parks to be a space of…
Tuesday
Robin Hosking replied to Susie Holden's forum post Set of tall jam jars available
"Thank you so much. The FB always needs jars for dried goods. "
Sunday
Lucy Craig updated their profile
Sunday
Laila Hackforth-Jones replied to David's forum post Creating digital images from hard-copy pictures
"Hi David
If you really want quality images you could contact Duncan Phillips at Imprimer who does digital Fine Art printing who has a studio at The Chocolate Factory, N22. http://www.imprimer.co.uk
His phone number is 07774 161 573. 
I hope you find…"
Sunday
Susie Holden replied to Susie Holden's forum post Set of tall jam jars available
"Robin they are yours. I'm off out now but will message you with my address for collection."
May 2
Robin Hosking replied to Susie Holden's forum post Set of tall jam jars available
"Hi! Are these still available? BG Foodbank could always do with jars! 
 "
May 2
Admin commented on Susan Bennett's event National Gardens Scheme "OPEN GARDEN "
"This lovely local garden is open *** TODAY ***"
May 2
Stephen Brice replied to Stephen Brice's forum post Buglife - let's help pollinators
"Great stuff Susie. The local bees will give you a wave!"
May 2
Mark Crooks posted an event

May 22, 2021 at 2:00pm

St Saviours Church , Eton Road , NW3 4SQ

May 1
Susie Holden replied to Stephen Brice's forum post Buglife - let's help pollinators
"Inspired by your post I dug out some wildflower seeds given to me as presents and have sown them. "
May 1
Susie Holden posted a
This matching set of tall jars are free and available for collection from the Alexandra Park area.  They would make good food storage containers and look nice arranged together on a shelf.
May 1
Admin posted a
Don't forget to vote in the Mayor of London and London Assembly Elections this Thursday.  Haringey Council has provided a helpful guide, which includes information on being COVID-secure for those turning up to the polling booth in person:
A guide to…
May 1
Susie Holden posted a photo
Last Saturday I went to get bread from Sweet Tree Bakery and bumped into the Palace Gates Residents' Association gardeners tackling the beds at the top of Crescent Road.
May 1
  • Admin In normal times the gardeners meet once a month to do planting, pruning and general tidying of the beds at the Triangle and at the Crescent Road/Rise roundabout - and hopefully will start doing this again on a regular basis soon! Meanwhile, they are…
    May 2
Antonio Favata is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Apr 27
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Stop the Pub in the Finsbury Park

If you are opposed to plans to run an outdoor pub venue selling alcohol in Finsbury Park from May to September leading to noise, excessive drinking, litter and possible anti-social behaviour, at a crucial time when we need our parks to be a space of peace, tranquillity and safety. Please sign the petition by 5th May 2021 to show your opposition to this proposal. Also complete the councils consultation objecting to this imposition on our neighbourhood - see the link below. The petition is…

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Creating digital images from hard-copy pictures

Hello, I wonder whether anyone can recommend to me the best way of getting good-quality digital images from printed photographs, drawings and paintings. I have several 8-by-10 inch photographs of myself at various cathedral organs, some pictures of me with the composer Messiaen, and many of my mother’s beautiful water-colours and drawings. I would very much like to get excellent images of these to put onto my YouTube channel and web site. Because of my visual impairment, I need to take advice…

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1 Reply · Reply by Laila Hackforth-Jones on Sunday

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

 

Events and Activities

Muswell Hill Creatives Spring Fair - 8 May from 10.30-5.30pm in St. James Square, Muswell Hill (outside Planet Organic). Real Live stalls this time!

Jazz in the Garden - 22 May at 2pm - at St. Saviours Church in Eton Road NW3 4SQ (off Chalk Farm Road).

Alex Papworth runs a weekly virtual campfire to provide a safe and warm space on Tuesday evenings from 7-8pm to help people who are questioning their corporate or professional career and how/if it is helping make a positive contribution to humankind and the earth, and to connect with like-minded souls.

Online Courses

Intensive General English course - Monday mornings from 10.30-12.30pm starting 19 April.

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

English classes - Saturday mornings 10.30-12.30pm starting 10 April.

New Writing Workshops with Collage Writing Room starting in April and June -

Finding the poem – Monday evenings 6.30-9pm starting April 19 and another course starting June 7.

Intro. to li

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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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