Archive for July 2016

It’s going to be a Pink Weekend!

This weekend Finsbury Park plays host to the Race For Life 10k and the Pretty Muddy 5k in aid of Cancer Research UK. If you’re not competing please come along and show your support! For more information: Saturday 23rd July – Race For Life 10k: Click here Sunday 24th July – Pretty Muddy 5k: Click here Please…

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Crowd Trouble in London Parks

You will almost certainly be aware of the crowd trouble in several parks in London following events organised on social media. Please find below a message from the Haringey Borough Commander Helen Millichap. A post event investigation is now underway by the Metropolitan Police Service following the disorder in Hyde Park. Officers had been policing…

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Update From Community Neighbourhood Watch Manager

  Now that summer is finally here (well at least for this week!), a reminder to close and lock windows when going out, and not to leave windows open in unoccupied rooms even when you are home.  If you are going on holiday make your home look occupied by setting timers to turn on lights…

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Harringay Ward By-Election Hustings

On Wednesday 20th July, Bruce Kent will be chairing the Harringay Ward By-Election Hustings. Everyone is welcome so don’t miss the opportunity to question your Harringay Ward by-election candidates from all parties and to hear them outline their policies. This will be your only chance to see your Ward Candidates together on the same platform…

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So, Wireless is Over…

Many of you have written to us expressing your concerns over Wireless 2016. Unbearable noise, antisocial behaviour, festival goers urinating in the street and defecating in gardens, intimidating security, dangerous hazards in the park to name but a few. We’ve had over 50 complaints so far from local residents, most on the Hackney side of…

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New Fenced off Area Appears Day Before Wireless

With no warning or prior knowledge, a new barrier has appeared in the park today closing off even more of the park. At a Finsbury Park Stakeholder meeting we were made aware of the use of a security ‘moat’ with fencing and watchtowers, but when we asked the Council for further information and to tell…

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Appeal Update – July 2016

On 9th June 2016 Mr Justice Supperstone, granted permission for judicial review of the Council’s decision to allow the Wireless Festival, on all grounds but then dismissed the claim for reasons that he provided in his judgment. To read Judge Supperstones full judgement – Click here To read our grounds of review – Click here We…

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Our Appeal

On 9th June 2016 Mr Justice Supperstone, granted permission for judicial review of the Council’s decision to allow the Wireless Festival, on all grounds but then dismissed the claim for reasons that he provided in his judgment. To read Judge Supperstones full judgement – Click here To read our grounds of review – Click here We…

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