Interfaith Tree Planting

May 21, 2019

The Friends of Finsbury Park organised an interfaith tree planting event together with the Finsbury Park Trust and Faiths Forum London on Friday 3rd May. The trees – a symbol of peace and hope were planted jointly by the Speaker of Hackney Councillor Clare Potter, Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Haringey Councillors Gina Adamou and…

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Book Launch: A Park for Finsbury

May 21, 2019

The Friends of Finsbury Park are planning to revise the very successful “A Park for Finsbury” to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Finsbury Park. Our Chair, Simon Hunt, is seeking your help to fund this exciting book. Writer Hugh Hayes is keen to add to the research he did and has found…

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TfL cycle lane: FoFP response

Apr 4, 2019

Following our discussion at our general meeting, the Friends have prepared a submission to Transport for London (TfL) setting out our position on a proposed cycle north-south cycle route. The FoFP support cycling infrastructure in general and Future cycle route 2 in particular. However, we cannot support any proposal that either reduces the land boundaries of…

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Notification of General Meeting On Tuesday, 26th March 2019

Mar 11, 2019

Dear All, This is a notification that the next General Meeting of the Friends of Finsbury Park will be on Tuesday 26th March 2019 from 7:00-9pm at the Finsbury Park Trust Offices, 225-229 Seven Sisters Rd, London N4 2DA.  We would like to discuss several things including TFL’s proposed cycle route through Finsbury Park and the Park’s upcoming…

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Haringey Council and Live Nation secure secret appeal deal in private meeting!

Mar 1, 2019

Haringey Council and Live Nation have secured a secret deal in a private meeting to ‘tweak’ the new licence conditions as applied by the Licensing Subcommittee and further amended at the Magistrates Court to the Live Nation licence. Live Nation appealed against the imposition of new conditions by the Licensing Committee (LSC) in its decision of…

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A Year in Finsbury Park – Chair’s Report 2018

Dec 19, 2018

It’s been another eventful and exciting year for the Friends of Finsbury Park. I think it’s a testament to the clout that the Friends have been able to build both in Finsbury Park and beyond, that even as a small group of a volunteers with a small budget, when we launch a campaign – as…

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Notification Of AGM – 11th December 2018

Nov 20, 2018

I would like to announce that our Annual General Meeting will be taking place on Tuesday, 11th of December at the MIND Building, 73c Stapleton Hall Road, London, N4 3QF from 7pm to 9pm.   At the AGM the Chair’s Report and the Finance Report will be presented, and the committee will update you on recent news…

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Live Nation to appeal, following Licence Hearing Decision to impose new licence conditions!

Nov 16, 2018

We have just heard that, on the last day of the appeal window, Live Nation has now appealed against the imposition of new conditions by the Licensing Committee (LSC) in its decision of 22nd October and has, we understand, filed the appeal with Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court. The two main grounds of appeal are against…

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