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A cycle mystery

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Soper Jun 29, 2020. 6 Replies

I'll confess I don't ride a bike but my son runs Big Fun bikes in Haggerston - my wife and I were talking about Bike Hangers, those metal cages that people an safely leave their bikes in, and so I…Continue

Haringey announce 129% increase in cost of two-hour CPZ permit

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Crouch End Feb 24, 2018. 13 Replies

Haringey plan a 129% increase in the cost of two-hour CPZ parking permits you have only 7 days to object.. Haringey are proposing ludicrous and expensive changes to the system for temporary parking…Continue

Tags: permits, Residents, CPZ

Boundary Commission - good news for Stroud Green

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Crouch End Oct 17, 2017. 4 Replies

Today saw the publication of the revised Boundary Commission proposal for the reorganisation of parliamentary seats. Under their original proposal Stroud Green Ward would have been added to…Continue

Tags: Parliament, Commission, Boundary, Green, Stroud

Cranford Way London Concrete Factory - here we go again?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Soper Mar 30, 2017. 1 Reply

Local residents will remember the battle against the establishment of the concrete factory in Cranford Way, just yards from a children's playground at Chettle Court at the end of Mountview and Ridge…Continue

Tags: Planning, concrete factory, Lorries, Heavy, Factory


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A hidden parking increase...

Posted on September 16, 2017 at 19:42 3 Comments

Haringey are stealthy increasing the amount it will cost to park in the 'Stop and Shop' zones - normally to increase parking charges there would have to be various procedures to follow - not this time.  Up until now people wishing to park could buy the appropriate amount of parking time from a machine - the cost of maintaining these machines being borne by Haringey.  Fearing the cost of converting the machines to accept the new £1 coins Haringey has a wonderful wheeze - remove the machines…


Barking up the Wrong Tree again?

Posted on May 26, 2017 at 19:23 5 Comments

This evening on the way past the Central Library I noticed that a sign had been placed on one of the three very large trees outside the main body of the building explaining that it was to be removed because it was continuing to cause damage to the pavement and other solutions had proved useless.  How sad I thought, still these things happen, and then I looked at my feet on the pavement and noticed that it was not damaged to any great extent at all.  However there were three 'tree…


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