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OpinioN8 for Hornsey and Crouch End

* Decaying
* On its way out
* OpinioN8 will soon be no more
* But the rent is paid up till Nov 2nd 2021 so if you have a twinge of nostalgia for anything here you have a chance to revisit/ download it
* And I have downloaded the entire site (at least the software tells me I have) so I might be able to salvage pages from the back up should you wish me to.
For now there is a lengthy debate on HoL regarding the renaming of Black Boy Lane which encompasses a broad range of views.
And OpinioN8 fully embraces the National Lockdown  Nov 2020), with only the following reservations:
  • It was based on flawed and out of date 'scenarios'
  • The scientists whom we are supposed to be following predicted "a catastrophic loss of life" - this is not a scientific judgement. It has tinges of the moral, philosophical and political. A scientific judgment would offer a number and a confidence interval and let others choose adjectives
  • The tier system had begun to work
  • The saving of lives and the continuance of the NHS is offered on one side of the ledger as a benefit. No attempt is made to quantify the costs.


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«Change Road Names, But Do It Properly»

Started by Clive Carter in Local Politics. Last reply by Adrian Hackney Feb 21. 1 Reply

Below is an email from a former Haringey Council Cabinet Member, who also happens to be a former resident of Black Boy Lane. Stuart McNamara sent this to Haringey Councillors and to me and others.…Continue

Tags: Haringey Council, Joseph Ejiofor, Stuart McNamara, change, name

Covid vaccination - give 'em whatever you've got . . .

Started by Adrian Hackney in Healthcare Jan 2. 0 Replies

 . . . at least that's how I paraphrase this from the…Continue

Tags: covid-19

Secretive burger place up an alley in car park opens @BurgersAtN8 28th Oct at Noon

Started by Adrian Essex in Eating and Drinking. Last reply by Adrian Hackney Dec 22, 2020. 10 Replies

As found on Twitter:Burgers@@BurgersAtN8 FOLLOWS YOUIt's official we open Thursday 28th October at 12 noon.…Continue

Tags: burgers@n8


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