"I agree about opening up the view of the Town Hall and square. This has mostly been achieved by felling of the central tree in centre in June this year. The two small birches are far more discrete and the decision to press for their…"
"Simon's Warner is a local artist whose lovely picture is a rather bitter sweet view of what could have been and what could be, given a sensible budget, some sensible thinking and a little tlc. It would not take much to make the Square…"
"Speaking of dancing amongst the ruins. One of the aspects I treasure about HTH at present is that you can actually see, smell and touch the history and of the community's presence there for generations. Everything has this…"
"at the last public meeting in the Town Hall foyer almost 2 years ago the Creative Trust made a rare public appearance and were boo'ed as I remember. Then and now 99.9% of Crouch Enders - even those following the Town Hall story - would…"
"Yesterday in the midst of all the accusations, truths, half truths, spin and supposition (in the absence of hard facts around when is a hotel not a hotel and when is an arts centre a venue etc) I sought solace in the dark of the cinema to watch…"
"agree, completely out of character, at a very highly visible point in Crouch End as most people enter the Broadway.
Can someone tell me how something can be constructed without planning agreed prior. Still smarting from hearing that Barclays…"
"agree completely, plus the small matter of the sale of Hornsey Town Hall which is a saga of 20 plus years standing reaching a dramatic point at present and a gift to any writer or editor. Nothing in the paper for the last month. I only…"
"Adrian, I am not holding my breath about this meeting either. But it was clearly on the front page - bottom right hand corner last para - of Ham & High Broadway 29th Jan in the "Scuppered" article: "The council will…"
"Adrian, Chris's question is at the core of the situation.
I am with him too in trying to find a path to a more sustainable mixed-use future.
However, this has been the same question being asked for 10+ year since the Crouch End for…"
"it would also be right next door to the Music Palace that has just got permission for a Curzon independent cinema.
Meanwhile, the Town Hall with all municipal entertainment facilities mothballed lies dormant whilst Crouch End Festival fills…"
"(also posted under Charity Chuggers item)
Yes, there was real kerfuffle outside Waitrose yesterday afternoon when someone was urging passers by not to donate - for the reasons outlined above. The collectors paid no attention and danced and…"
"Yes, there was real kerfuffle outside Waitrose yesterday afternoon when someone was urging passers by not to donate - for the reasons outlined above. The collectors paid no attention and danced and sang. But when I found out about the…"