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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Ade replied to Cllr Alessandra Rossetti's forum post Haringey's Highways Work and Maintenance Plan suggestions
"The problem is that these plans should be holistic, not separate from traffic planning. For example, replacement of pavement is ineffective and presents a great cost to the taxpayer if the council has no Emergency Traffic Plan to stop pavements…"
1 hour ago
Ben Rometsch replied to Ade's forum post Emergency Transport Orders
""the area is already de facto a LTN"
What total nonsense. 
"94% of residents reject councils proposal"
What total nonsense."
2 hours ago
Manuela Sapochnik is now a member of Alexandra Park Neighbours
3 hours ago
Annabel Gregory replied to Nadja Nathan's forum post Do you know a plumber?
"Great!
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15 hours ago
Cllr Nick da Costa replied to Cllr Nick da Costa's forum post Dave’s shop
"Hi All,
I've had a further update from the Council on Friday with regards to Dave's shop frontage. 
"The planning agent for the site are awaiting instructions to submit a shopfront application. The client was abroad but expected back last week. It…"
22 hours ago
Cllr Nick da Costa replied to Cllr Nick da Costa's forum post Dave’s shop
"Hi All,
I've had a further update from the Council on Friday with regards to Dave's shop frontage. 
"The planning agent for the site are awaiting instructions to submit a shopfront application. The client was abroad but expected back last week. It…"
23 hours ago
Jane Keitch posted a
Calling all creative types, help the Friends of Ally Pally station decorate the station this Remembrance Day with knitted, crocheted or even paper poppies. There are lots of free patterns available online...
yesterday
Jane Keitch posted a
Friends of Ally Pally station are looking for a carpenter to help with some work on the station. Anyone out there willing to volunteer?
yesterday
Susie Holden posted an event

Oct 31, 2021 from 3:00am to 5:00am

Alexandra Palace Station

yesterday
Nadja Nathan replied to Nadja Nathan's forum post Do you know a plumber?
"Thank you so much Annabel, I copied the names and phone numbers on the list of plumbers. Hopefully one will be available. Brilliant!
Nadja"
yesterday
Annabel Gregory posted a
Glitzy awards ceremony at Ally Pally, with big names presenting and performing:
Every year from 2021 until 2030, The Earthshot Prize will find and reward solutions to the five ‘Earthshot’ goals, to protect and restore nature, revive our oceans, to…
yesterday
Annabel Gregory replied to Nadja Nathan's forum post Do you know a plumber?
"Nadja, have you seen these previous recommendations:
https://alexandraparkneighbours.org.uk/forum/list/tag/plumber
You can access these and other recommendations by clicking on the big blue button marked Tradespeople Recommendations, in the left…"
yesterday
Annabel Gregory replied to Susie Holden's forum post Bounds Greens - new greengrocer on Bounds Green Road
"Bounds Green has now got a great range of local shops!
Does anyone know what the White Fig, bakery and cafe, is like?"
yesterday
Annabel Gregory replied to Stephen Middleton's forum post Woodridings Consulation
"Steve, many thanks for the additional detail, and very sorry for slow response - I've been away, and clearly this scheme needs to be examined closely. Here are some initial thoughts - some just repeating what others have said already! It certainly…"
yesterday
Cllr Alessandra Rossetti posted a
Hi all,Haringey has started working on the Highways Works and Maintenance Plan for 2022/23. We already have several issues and ‘hot spots’ you have raised with us and fed into last year's submission, in addition we would like to hear from you about…
yesterday
Admin replied to Alex Crowe's forum post D J Lightman / decorators
"I get those flyers too and it would be interesting to see if anyone has experience they can share. "
Wednesday
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Earthshot Prize Awards Ceremony at Alexandra Palace - this Sunday 17th

Glitzy awards ceremony at Ally Pally, with big names presenting and performing: Every year from 2021 until 2030, The Earthshot Prize will find and reward solutions to the five ‘Earthshot’ goals, to protect and restore nature, revive our oceans, to clean our air, build a waste-free world and fix our climate. Prize winners will each receive a £1 million prize fund and tailored support to scale their solutions and realise an even greater impact of their ground-breaking work. Also to be broadcast…

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Haringey's Highways Work and Maintenance Plan suggestions

Hi all,Haringey has started working on the Highways Works and Maintenance Plan for 2022/23. We already have several issues and ‘hot spots’ you have raised with us and fed into last year's submission, in addition we would like to hear from you about new:Paving that needs replacing Carriageway that needs resurfacingStreet lights that need upgradingRailings/bollards that need replacing/fixing/paintingDrains causing problemsPlease do get in touch before Wednesday 20/10 if you have suggestions or…

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

 

Events and Activities

Friday 15 October – Ann Liebeck: Locked Down Sonnets CD Launch, at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.

Saturday 16 October - Collage Kids: Grethe Mangala Jensen with Travellers' stories at Karamel*, 11.30-12.15pm. FREE, but please RSVP in advance.

Wednesday 20 October -  Online Talk: in Conversation - Stella Dadzie and Helen Bart, 6.45-8pm. Online via Zoom. Bruce Castle Museum special event. 

Thursday 21 October - Two of a Mind at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.

Friday 22 October – Poetry and Poppadums at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.

Saturday 23 October - A Night with David Kofi and friends at Karamel*, 8pm. Please book.

Saturday 30 October - Collage Kids: Janina Vigurs with Forest travels at Karamel*, 11.30-12.15pm. FREE, but please RSVP in advance.

Sunday 31 October - Friends of Ally Pally Station Gardening Party, 3-5pm. Meet in the station foyer at 3pm.

Thursday 4 November - Singers' night/Open Mic at Bowes Park Folk Club at  Mum’s Bistro 143 Myddleton Rd, Bowes Park N22, 7.45pm.

Friday 5 November - School strikes for climate action across UK and rest of the world.

Saturday 6 November - Haringey Climate Rally at Crescent Gardens N22 (opposite Haringey Civic Centre), 11am.   

 

Exhibitions

Weaving Tales of Resilience at Bruce Castle Museum from 22 September to 26 February 2022. How diverse communities in Tottenham pulled together the community threads of resilience; created from textiles and film media.

We have always been here: Black, Asian and Minority LGBTQ+ history in Haringey from 1970s to the 1990s, at Bruce Castle Museum from 22 September to 31 October.

Sisters, Sirens and Saints – imagining the women of Beatrice Offor, at Bruce Castle Museum, from 22 September – 23 December.

 

Courses and Activities

Movers and Shakers - Thursdays at Karamel*, 11.30-12pm. Music and movement for babies and toddlers.

Free Martial Arts Classes for Women (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) Saturdays in October at Alexandra Park School, 1pm.

Salsa with Sureka – live course on Wednesday evenings starting 27 Oct at Bounds Green School, Bounds Green Road N11 2QG, 7-8pm. 

Finding the Poem Set 1 – Monday evenings starting 13 Sept on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Creative Writing Foundation part 1 – Tuesday mornings starting 14 Sept on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Life Writing and Memoir – Tuesday mornings starting 14 Sept on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Prioritise your Writing! – Wednesday mornings starting 15th Sept on zoom, 10.30-1pm. Collage Writing Room course. 

Write into Childhood – Tuesday evenings starting 2 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

Short Fiction Workshop – Wednesday evenings starting 3 Nov on zoom, 6.30-9pm. Collage Writing Room course.

 

 

*Karamel Restaurant is in Coburg Road, Wood Green.

 

 

 


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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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