Connecting Crouch End and Hornsey with news, views and information

Social OpinioN8

Latest Activity

Clive Carter replied to Clive Carter's discussion HDV | Intimidation of the Labour Call-in Councillors? Genuine? or a forgery?
"FOR the avoidance of doubt, I do not know to which Councillor this message was sent and I'm…"
2 hours ago
Alan Stanton replied to Clive Carter's discussion HDV | Intimidation of the Labour Call-in Councillors? Genuine? or a forgery?
"Clive, I've been hearing strong rumours about such a letter which seems to have been sent out…"
4 hours ago
Clive Carter posted a discussion

HDV | Intimidation of the Labour Call-in Councillors? A forgery or Real?

A RECENT glance at my email in-basket threw up what purports to be the transcript of a letter from…See More
6 hours ago
Paul Soper replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Boundary Changes for Stroud Green - is it part of Tottenham
"I think there is a difference between Labour and Conservative submissions to the boundary…"
10 hours ago


  • Add Photos
  • View All

Blog Posts

Feeling Very Foreign in Brexit Britain

Posted by Helena Halme on March 11, 2017 at 11:33 0 Comments

I don't often write about politics on my blog, which may be a bit odd since I studied Political Science at the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki. I don't do this because I think if I began, I'd never write about anything else ..!

But with Trump signing a ban on certain citizens from entering the United States, together with the Brexit vote here in the UK, I am so frightened that I have to say something about it all publicly.

So today I'm making an exception…


The Girls Indoor Cricket season is about to start!

Posted by Mike Harris on January 3, 2017 at 19:44 0 Comments

North Middlesex CC Girls Teams are about to start their winter indoor season, and would welcome new members. Details are here:http://www.northmiddlesexcc.co.uk/news/north-midd-girls-winter-practices-and-competitions-1733246.html

To boldly go . . .

Posted by Adrian Essex on September 1, 2016 at 19:00 0 Comments

 . . where few my age have gone before. 

Every so often something happens in my life which inspires me. Last weekend such a thing happened. I took part in, and did tolerably well at, an icosathlon (from the Greek icos = 20, athlon = contest). Like decathlon, you know, Daley Thompson in the Olympics, all those years ago,  only this is 20 events. Unfortunately for the world what this inspires me to is vanity and dire prose.

So what has inspired me.

1) Camarederie - two…


Summer Holiday Cricket Camps in Crouch End

Posted by Mike Harris on July 17, 2016 at 13:27 0 Comments

North Middlesex Cricket Club in Park Road  are planning to run four summer cricket camps at their ground over the holiday. 

The dates are:

Summer Cricket Camp 1 - Mon 25 July - Fri 29 July (5 days)

Summer Cricket Camp 2  - Mon 1 Aug – Fri 5 Aug (5 days)

Summer Cricket Camp 3 – Mon 22 Aug – Fri 26 Aug (5 days)

Summer Cricket Camp 4 - Tue 30 Aug - Fri 2 Sep (4 days)

The format will follow that of previous successful camps…


OpinioN8 for Hornsey and Crouch End

* A free online resource that's open to all
* Easily searchable so you can find loads of useful local information
* A place to share news, views, tips and advice about the place we live
* Friendly, focused on N8 and right behind local businesses


To contact OpinioN8 send an email to opinion8@rocketmail.com.


Crouch End and Hornsey on Twitter


Take courage at the Hornsey Tavern?

Started by Mark Crouch End in Eating and Drinking. Last reply by Adrian Essex on Monday. 1 Reply

Any recommendations for odd-jobs in garden?

Started by Matt Lingard in Help needed. Last reply by Matt Lingard on Sunday. 2 Replies


© 2017   Created by Adrian Essex.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service