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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Wireless Licence Review Decision

Oct 23, 2018

We are pleased that the committee has taken into consideration the testimony of our witnesses and noise expert on the excessive and invasive noise that is produced by the festival and agreed with the Friends’ case that loud music from Wireless, including bass level noise, has caused a public nuisance.  We therefore welcome the decision…

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Controversy over Live Nation Licensing Barrister, Philip Kolvin QC

Oct 11, 2018

In a surprising development, the Friends of Finsbury Park have learned that the barrister Philip Kolvin QC who represented Haringey Council in the recent Friends’ judicial review claim (that the Council did not have the power to let out Finsbury Park to Live Nation for Wireless) is now representing Live Nation in the Friends’ application…

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Come to our General Meeting On Wednesday, 10th October 2018!

Oct 9, 2018

Tonight is the next general meeting of the Friends of Finsbury Park, which will be from 7:00-9pm at the Finsbury Park Trust Offices, 225-229 Seven Sisters Rd, London N4 2DA. Focus on the Wireless Festival Licence Review The meeting will focus on our License Review campaign, and will set out in detail what will be covered by the…

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Wireless Festival Licence Review Fundraising Campaign – Please donate!

Oct 1, 2018

We have now gone live with our new CrowdJustice case page to raise funds for our legal costs and organise support for our application to review the Premises Licence issued to Live Nation (Music) UK Ltd for Wireless Festival and other events in Finsbury Park. The hearing is on the 15th and 16th October. Please…

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Wireless Festival Licence Review Hearing | Finsbury Park | October 15th and 16th | 2018

Sep 19, 2018

Can you help us raise money for our legal fees? Please click this link to donate- https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/wireless-festival-licence-review/ The application of the Friends of Finsbury Park for a licence review is to be heard on 15th and 16th October 2018 from 7 pm onwards by the Haringey Licensing Sub-Committee at Civic Centre, High Road, Wood Green N22…

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