Archive for November 2017

Community Clean Up – Saturday 2nd December from 10.00am

Dear Friends, Just a quick reminder that our next Community Clean Up in The Hope Space in Finsbury Park will be this Saturday 2nd December. We will be litter picking and planting spring bulbs in the park from Haringey Council. So far we have already made a start planting primroses in the Hope Space and…

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Court of Appeal Refuses Appeal But Make Important Acknowledgment

The Court of Appeal gave judgment on Thursday 16 November 2017 at 2 p.m. Although the Court of Appeal refused the Friends’ appeal, the judgment is extremely important in that it acknowledges that public parks are held by local authorities on trust for the purpose of public enjoyment and the public are its beneficial owners;…

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Judgement reserved in Court of Appeal

Yesterday our case was heard by the Court of Appeal (Lord Justices Hickinbottom, Singh and Treacy) in court 70 of the Royal Courts of Justice, and heard argument from the parties (Richard Harwood QC for the Friends of Finsbury Park; George Laurence QC for the Open Spaces Society; Philip Kolvin for Haringey Council and Robert McCracken…

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