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Earl Haig - has never been over the top, but Antic are now beating a retreat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Essex on Wednesday. 1 Reply

I have it from a usually unreliable source that the Earl Haig has been sold by…Continue

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Is there a Caneletto among our creatives? @crouchendforum

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Crouch End's shopping centre has been around for a long time. The fairy tale clock tower, laughingly rumoured to have been built by public subscription in honour of a local councillor, is a slightly…Continue

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£5.8m for Crouch End - It's a big deal - Liveable? Loveable? Lavable?

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Zena Brabazon wants you, bottoms up - Tue 15 Jan 5-7pm St Mary’s School Hornsey at St Mary's Primary School , Hornsey

January 15, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm
Help make Haringey FairerWhat could a ‘fair’ Haringey look like? What does ‘fairness’ mean to you? The Haringey Fairness Commission has been set up to develop practical recommendations on how the council - working with others - can tackle inequality and promote fairness in the borough.The idea is to get  residents to talk about the issues which affect them in relation to these areas and tap their brains in terms of what they think would solve these things,” said Professor Paul Watt, the…See More
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Adrian Essex replied to Clive Carter's discussion £35,900,000 of Haringey funding for one school?
"I have sent an email to the Cabinet's Support Officer Dear Ayshe Simsek I see from the published papers that the Cabinet was considering a programme of capital spending for the period 2019 - 2024. In particular I have been looking at p86…"
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Adrian Essex replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Earl Haig - has never been over the top, but Antic are now beating a retreat
"There is an ad for "New Letting - Bar/Former Social Club, Crouch End, N8" the files for which are in a folder dated 2018-11. Thanks also to Facebook for this information"
Wednesday
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HTH Performance and Events Consultation - Thu 13/12 6.30pm Hornsey Town Hall at Hornsey Town Hall

December 13, 2018 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Help Shape the Future of Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre Dear Adrian Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre (HTHAC) has commissioned an independent organisation – The Audience Agency to undertake an objective consultation with local individuals, creatives, groups, organisations and businesses to ensure access is inclusive and fully represents the needs and interests of the community. They will be running three workshops at HTHAC where you can hear more about the future plans and feedback your…See More
Wednesday
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Earl Haig - has never been over the top, but Antic are now beating a retreat

I have it from a usually unreliable source that the Earl Haig has been sold by Antic the pub chain that has been running it in the recent past. The identity if the new owner is apparently a secret. My source regards this as being sinister. It is true that previous attempts have been made to develop the site as dwelling places, some of which are rather…See More
Tuesday
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Is there a Caneletto among our creatives? @crouchendforum

Crouch End's shopping centre has been around for a long time. The fairy tale clock tower, laughingly rumoured to have been built by public subscription in honour of a local councillor, is a slightly newer addition. But £5.8m of changes might be coming. Tree lined streets are a given. Bicycles, we are told are part of the solution, but far and away the most interesting and innovative suggestion to be put forward so far is the addition of a canal. Brilliant. …See More
Dec 6
David Winskill replied to Adrian Essex's discussion £5.8m for Crouch End - It's a big deal - Liveable? Loveable? Lavable?
"This is a very interesting document and reveals a lot about how the project will be managed and its ambitions. The bullet pointed list looks like it has been lifted straight from a pitching document for the work. It says nothing about seldom heard…"
Dec 5
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£5.8m for Crouch End - It's a big deal - Liveable? Loveable? Lavable?

Haringey's project to win the rest of the £5.8m for this project has begun, with a phase, somewhat bizarrely, labelled pre-engagement.During this phase there will be engagement, in fact the rough timetable is set out below. And there is a project board:A Project Board has been set up with Councillor Hearn [Stroud Green, Labour, Cabinet…See More
Dec 4
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Nov 30
Adrian Essex replied to Adrian Essex's discussion We'll keep the Green Flag flying here - Priory Park's imported Christmas Trees
"There is a discussion on Haringey's free parking on HoL on how misguided or otherwise this offering might be .  "
Nov 29
Mark Crouch End replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Liveable Neighbourhoods - Is Crouch End air breathable
"actually there's something a little... zombie walk about it"
Nov 28
Mark Crouch End replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Liveable Neighbourhoods - Is Crouch End air breathable
"They don't like that bloke with the stick do they."
Nov 28
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Liveable Neighbourhoods - Is Crouch End air breathable

The other day I noted that the air pollution in London is harming a lot of health, and wondered if there was a way to find out about the air quality in Crouch End. We only have one monitoring station, in a park 60 metres from the road. Sweet Fanny Adams that's going to do for us. Well, now a chap called Chris Turner has devised…See More
Nov 28
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A note on burglary from our local police

Our local police send me WhatsApp messages about relevant matters. I contact them through WhatsApp on 07525 636566. This is a recent bulletinHi, it is with regret and with concern that burglary is rising within Crouch End ward. Between 01/11/2018 and 22/11/2018 There have been 21 Residential Burglaries and 2 Commercial Burglaries. We also had another attempted Burglary over night in Mount View Road. I have just sent an attachment of When & Where these burglaries have happened to provide you…See More
Nov 23
Adrian Essex replied to Adrian Essex's discussion Some undevelopments at Middey's
"Indeed, I think Middey's believes it has planning permission for both these items which are to be removed under the enforcement order. The 2016 planning application can be seen in full here.  Of the canopy Middey's said "The…"
Nov 22

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Suddenly everyone's a pole vault coach

Posted on September 15, 2018 at 8:30 0 Comments

I've spent a good part of the last three weeks competing in or travelling to or being present athletics at events designated with the title "World". I'm reasonably content with my results, except for the bits I'm not happy with. And this note is reflecting on the not quite so good bits, . . . . . And I have an opinion, about how much Heathside should help me, its other multi-eventers and athletes in general for the good of the SAL team.

It has taken me almost 10 years to…

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Seafood, motor cycling and other incidentals.

Posted on September 8, 2018 at 19:42 0 Comments

I've had two very good weeks of interesting all-round athletics overseas. Spoiler alert - this report is very self centred and self congratulatory. Read on at your own peril. 

On the weekend of the 25/26th August I went to Delft for the World Icosathlon Championships. Lots of reasons for doing this - on 24th August I was the world champion and world record holder, but the chances were that by 27th I would no longer be either.  One reason for going was to wave goodbye to my titles in…

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To boldly go . . .

Posted 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…

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Medical Matters - optimism , pessimism and David Cameron

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 13:48 0 Comments

This is a blog, and since one of the things I know well and care about a lot is me, I feel entitled to write on the subject. Perhaps my researches might help someone else.

But, to start with a digression, (and a co-ordinating conjunction), I don't share David Cameron's taste for seven day a week General…

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At 13:55 on November 3, 2011, Eugene said…
OK Adrian, in future I'll use the Forum, just feeling my way around.
At 14:35 on March 25, 2011, CrouchEnd Cupcake said…
I think this is a good welcome.  I can't think of anything obvious it needs or doesn't need at the moment.  The terms of service are clear and reasonable too - was that on before or is it a new addition?
At 15:19 on March 19, 2011, Richard Mckeever said…

Adrian

 

Hi - next week a couple of members of Bowes and Bounds are meeting up in the Gate Pub with one or two from Harringay Online to have an informal chat about traffic and road planning stuff across the boroufg (yeah geeky I know!) You and/or any trafic enthusiasts fron OpioionN8 would be very welcome to join us. Info here http://www.bowesandbounds.org/events/harringey-borough-traffic-and

Cheers!

Richard

At 8:56 on February 12, 2011, Richard Mckeever said…

Thanks Adrian

Our logo was designed for free by a local graphic designer/ book cover artist.

I get a suprising amount of traffic from a one line entry on Wikipedia. We were fortunate to be able to build on some existing community infrastructure when we set up at the end of last summer - the community association circulated info via both e-mail and printed newsletters which helped ... but sign-ups do seem to have stalled.

 

I do a weekly update (via broadcast message) which seems to generate a bit of a flurry of activity.But I am keen to recruit more members.

I do like the N8 related puns for your sections - very smart idea.

If you fancy meeting up for a coffee (or a beer) sometime to chat about Hyperlocal Websites etc let me know

 

Good Luck

Richard

At 12:07 on November 30, 2010, Caroline Essex said…
I have disagreed with you!
 
 
 

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