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The Crouch End Giant - Not as famous as Cerne Abbas - yet

We are promised changes to the liveability of the Crouch End Town Centre, though my suspicion we're mainly going to get armadillos. This im…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Dec 21, 2017

Goblins and Gremlins and Massive Traffic Inconvenience

The Gospel Oak to Barking Line has a nickname. But its recent electrification did not go very well. And it looks as though more disruption…

Started by Adrian Essex

1 Dec 17, 2017
Reply by Mark Crouch End

£5.8m a-dilloing in its armour

Q. Do you like Kipling A. I don't know I've never kipled. Just to remind myself that I think the old jokes are the best. And it is slightly…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Dec 13, 2017

Harringay Ladder traffic improvements = bumper to bumper in Crouch End?

People may know this stuff already, I don't think I did.Haringey council have commissioned a study into improving the traffic in the Harrin…

Started by Mark Crouch End

4 Apr 20, 2017
Reply by Adrian Essex

Cranford Way London Concrete Factory - here we go again?

Local residents will remember the battle against the establishment of the concrete factory in Cranford Way, just yards from a children's pl…

Started by Paul Soper

1 Mar 30, 2017
Reply by Paul Soper

Allenson House (was a GP surgery) is being refitted as Pace Place on Weston Park

I don't know what 'Pace Place' is and nor did the gentleman in the building laying the flooring. You may remember the recent planning appli…

Started by Adrian Essex

1 Mar 10, 2017
Reply by Mark Crouch End

Doing the crossover shuffle on Weston Park

No 147 Ferme Park Road is getting a further make over. The front yard has been relaid and surrounded by a completely featureless wooden fen…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Mar 10, 2017

Clever Mike - Bike - cockney rhyming slang

I never knew that . And there is a commercial enterprise of the same name just off the Hornsey Road which does bikes. Clever Mike Recommend…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Mar 1, 2017

Goblins and Gremlins and BGORUGs, but not Spriggans

The Gospel Oak to Barking Line has a nickname. I know it as a jolly good way to get from Crouch Hill to Kew Gardens (change at Gospel Oak).…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Feb 9, 2017

An old favourite raises its head - Controlled Parking Zones

The exchange below has just popped up on Facebook. It's quite a while since I heard this sort of complaint, and my sympathy for the proposa…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 Jan 25, 2017
Reply by Betty M

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