Archive for April 2016

Wireless Update: Court Date Set For 8th June!

I can confirm that we now have our court dates so our case will be heard Wednesday 8th June, before Wireless 2016 is due to take place. Without the help and support of all of you who have contributed we would not have been able to get to this far. We now have less than a…

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Wireless 2016 Update: The Friends Issue Judicial Review Proceedings

After an unsatisfactory response from Haringey Council to our pre-action letter, we have now issued judicial review proceedings. The Council must now respond in full to all of our enquiries as quickly as possible. The response is unsatisfactory because: The Council has made only a limited response to the detailed grounds as to why the consultation…

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The Friends Move a Step Closer to Judicial Review Over Wireless

The Friends of Finsbury Park have now sent a pre-action letter to Haringey Council and Wireless Festival organisers setting out the grounds for judicial review of the Council’s decision to allow the Wireless Festival. The Council have until 27th April to respond failing which judicial review proceedings will be brought. After meeting with our legal…

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The Friends of Finsbury Park V Haringey Council: Update

We have been crowd funding to raise money for a legal challenge to stop Haringey Council staging Wireless Festival and similar major events in Finsbury Park. After reviewing the relevant legislation it is our view that Haringey Council does not have the power to hold Wireless Festival. Last year’s Wireless Festival was held during the hottest weekends…

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The Park – Ruari Muir

The Park from Ruari Muir on Vimeo. Filmmaker Ruari Muir made this insightful short documentary about Brockwell Park in south east London highlighting how important parks are for mind, body and the community. Let’s get him to make one for Finsbury Park! The Park from Ruari Muir on Vimeo.

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Say No to Wireless in Finsbury Park: We’re Live!

This is it. Our fundraising campaign is now live on:  www.crowdjustice.co.uk/case/save-finsbury-park/ We are raising money for a legal challenge to stop Haringey Council staging Wireless Festival and similar major events in our park – one of London’s most prized and historic green spaces. Last year’s Wireless Festival, which was held over two summer weekends, attracted crowds of around 50,000…

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