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 or your local ward councillor Nick da Costa, who will put you in touch with the contact for your street.

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

Annabel Gregory replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post Fresh food deliveries
"And here's another offer of fruit and veg boxes from Paul the Veg Man in Borough Market - since they can't deliver to restaurants, they are branching out into veg box deliveries to homes. This postcode is included in their list of those to which the…"
1 hour ago
Annabel Gregory posted a
 Fruit for the Office are now offering deliveries of boxes of fresh fruit, veg, bread, milk and eggs to private homes in London (having few offices to deliver to!). A godsend in these times of scarce online delivery slots! Though the box is rather l…
8 hours ago
Admin posted a
The team at Alexandra Palace is keen to shine a light on the amazing work people are doing in our local communities. This could be something you or a neighbour is doing, or perhaps something in our wider north London area that might benefit from som…
23 hours ago
Susie Holden replied to Tessa Thomas's forum post NHS thank you
"In Outram Road we've been applauding at 7pm every night since Saturday 22nd, changing to 8pm on 26 March. It lifts the spirits bashing saucepans loudly and it's so good to catch a glimpse of our neighbours."
yesterday
Annabel Gregory commented on John Chilton's blog post Cycle parking need not result in lost car parking spaces
"Thanks for this, Ralph. There are many factors which discourage people from cycling in this neighbourhood, not least having to find space in your hall for a bicycle, and sometimes having to carry it up steps. There are particular difficulties for pe…"
yesterday
Stephanie Leslie is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
yesterday
Annabel Gregory posted a
MUBI are now offering their online films at £1 for 3 months
The Royal Court Theatre have Cyprus Avenue available online for free, and the National Theatre have various offerings.
 
 
yesterday
Scarlet Granger replied to Annabel Gregory's forum post Plumber
"I moved to Dubai and wanted to repair the cistern connection in my rented house. I am searching for plumber Dubai but didn't get any information. What should I do now?"
yesterday
Angela Morgan is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
Sunday
Tessa Thomas posted a
This was the thank-you at the (station) end of Alexandra Park Road by a very hurriedly assembled group of neighbours just before 8pm on Thursday. All it took was to rustle up some old percussion instruments (thank you Lewis, Owen & Carys for being t…
Sunday
Annabel Gregory replied to stella embliss's forum post Seeking a Kitten
"Hi Stella, you're very welcome to join the site - as is anyone who is at least familiar with the area! btw there are several people from Railway Cottages who are members."
Sunday
stella embliss posted a
Dear allMy 16 year old cat died a few weeks ago and the day I decided to get a kitten the rescue place closed. Obviously cats are still having kittens so if you have any of the right age, or coming up to it, please let me know.  Of course we would h…
Sunday
Annabel Gregory posted a
Saturday
Admin replied to Admin's forum post Palace Dairies milk deliveries temporarily suspended
"Steve is not able to contact all his customers to let them know he is out of operation, so please do spread the word."
Friday
Tessa Thomas replied to Admin's forum post Palace Dairies milk deliveries temporarily suspended
"Poor Steve - first deserted by his delivery partner and now this. I'm leaving a cheering note in one of our bottles. Nice if others can do something to help keep his pecker up..."
Friday
Grant Gahagan commented on John Chilton's blog post Cycle parking need not result in lost car parking spaces
"The proposed locations for bikehangers is decided on the basis of expressions of interest received by the council. They've probably had thousands of requests across the borough so we're lucky to get them here."
Friday
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Alexandra Palace is looking for good will stories to share

The team at Alexandra Palace is keen to shine a light on the amazing work people are doing in our local communities. This could be something you or a neighbour is doing, or perhaps something in our wider north London area that might benefit from some increased social media profile. Last week for example, the Palace joined our thanks to the NHS by turning the BBC tower blue which was featured in the Evening Standard. The understandable postponement of The London Festival of Railway Modelling…

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NHS thank you

This was the thank-you at the (station) end of Alexandra Park Road by a very hurriedly assembled group of neighbours just before 8pm on Thursday. All it took was to rustle up some old percussion instruments (thank you Lewis, Owen & Carys for being too busy growing up to dispose of them!) whose noise brought others on to the street or to their doors and windows. Assuming there'll be another, let's all do it again...

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Events Calendar

Our list of the wonderful line-up of local events that were due to be held is very sadly being put under wraps during the current crisis - but we will restore it as soon as restrictions on attendance at public events are relaxed!

HOWEVER if you are planning to hold your event online, or it is in some other way covid-19-era friendly, please add a forum post about it and it will be appear here!


 

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

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The Council is consulting on proposals to introduce pedal cycle parking sheds in our local roads.  The impact on parking is low but nevertheless there will be a loss of parking places which is unnecessary.  There are some times of day (and some days of the week) when parking is very difficult and any unnecessary loss of spaces should be challenged.  The cycle parking can be located on the kerb build-outs at junctions or where the footway is sufficiently wide that they would not cause…

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This is an initial post in response to Annabel who suggested a lot of people don't know what permaculture is.

I thought I'd start by explaining why I have found it so compelling.

 

But firstly a quick introduction

I live on Victoria Road with my wife Sophia (teacher at Rhodes primary), my daughter Olivia (sixth form student at Alexandra Park) and my father-in-law, George.  I work at Lloyds Bank as a…

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