Archive for November 2015

Weeping For The Willow

Sadly this wonderful white willow by the running track has had to be felled as the trunk had been badly damaged in the recent high winds, making it unstable and dangerous. Alex Fraser, Tree & Nature Conservation Manager for Finsbury Park said, “The tree was reported as being damaged probably by the high winds at…

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An Autumn Walk With George

These photos were sent to us by Paul, a regular dog walker in Finsbury Park. Paul writes; “I tried to capture the spectacular colours & scenery that I’ve been lucky enough to witness. I love Finsbury Park. George, our mini-dachshund, probably loves it more. Having just become full-time dog walkers, we find ourselves in the park…

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Slam-Dunk! New Ball Courts Open in Finsbury Park

We were invited by Haringey Council to the official opening of the impressive new basketball courts in Finsbury Park yesterday. Students from the Greig City Academy in Haringey were there to show us all how it’s done; The Haringey Angels girls basketball team from the Academy are national champions in under 13s, under 15s and under…

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Wheely Tots – Cycling For Toddlers in Finsbury Park

Wheely Tots have started a new toddler cycling session every Thursday from 10-11am and 11-12am in Finsbury Park. Sessions are aimed at toddlers aged 2-4 but if your toddler can walk they should be able to participate! Meet at Finsbury Park Cafe whatever the weather. Wheely Tots can provide you with a bike or you…

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New Ball Courts to Open This Week

Great news! The new ball court area opposite the boating lake in Finsbury Park will be opened this week. The new facilities will feature; One badminton court Two table tennis tables Two full size basket ball courts with extra side basket Two half basketball courts Three volleyball court Two netball courts This is fantastic news…

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Fireworks And Helping Your Noise Sensitive Pets

Here are some useful tips from Finsbury Park’s dog expert Sue Evans of Alpha Dog Training London. For pets sensitive to fireworks their response usually takes two forms – either to run and hide or to stay close to you. If your pet wishes to hide, let it – ideally provide a small cosy covered…

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