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Stridulation

I stepped outside the front of my house at about 10 last night and I could hear what I thought were crickets rubbing their back legs togeth…

Started by Adrian Essex in N8 news, information and views

0 Jul 27, 2011

Earthquake in the Channel last week

IT WAS little noticed that a mild earthquake took place recently south of Southamption. I mentioned this to my former primary school headma…

Started by Clive Carter in Ideas, Issues, Innovation

4 Jul 27, 2011
Reply by Clive Carter

Cabinet rejects 20mph Speed Limit in all Haringey Side Streets

In March this year the Scrutiny Committee of Haringey Council wrote in a report "The Panel is therefore of the view that there would  be me…

Started by Adrian Essex in Haringey news, information and views

0 Jul 26, 2011

Some extraordinary statistics (

Today in America there are nearly twice as many people working for the government (22.5 million) than in all of manufacturing (11.5 millio…

Started by Adrian Essex in Ideas, Issues, Innovation

0 Jul 26, 2011

Motorcycles are (almost) exempt

I'm interested in this sort of thing now I've got a motor bike. This seems to mean that I can park my bike for free in a Haringey CPZ. Ex…

Started by Adrian Essex in Haringey news, information and views

0 Jul 26, 2011

Do you, an N8 (CrouchEnd / hornsey) resident, still have a doctor?

This article in Pulse sets out the fact that  "GPs have had up to a quarter of their patient lists removed without their knowledge in one o…

Started by Adrian Essex in Haringey news, information and views

2 Jul 25, 2011
Reply by Suzi Livingstone

Someone should do something about it!

Baroness Newlove (her husband was killed by a mob of yobs) has produced a report.  I reproduce here an extract from her introduction. I thi…

Started by Adrian Essex in Local Politics

0 Jul 25, 2011

The Dalai Lama

Did you know that the Dalai Lama has a Twitter account. Two million followers do. It is full of 140 character pearls of wisdom, such as: A…

Started by OpinioN8 Administrator in Ideas, Issues, Innovation

0 Jul 25, 2011

Hot chocolate at Coffee Circus

I've heard on the Crouch End twittersphere that Coffee Circus is doing amazing hot chocolates this weekend. A white chocolate mocha in fact…

Started by CrouchEnd Cupcake in N8 news, information and views

1 Jul 22, 2011
Reply by Suzi Livingstone

There's something in the woodshed...

...well, the roof actually. Some evenings as I'm settling down on the sofa I hear scuffling noises coming from the roof and what sounds lik…

Started by CrouchEnd Cupcake in N8 news, information and views

4 Jul 22, 2011
Reply by VernonGD

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