Community Clean Up

Wireless Festival Licence Review Fundraising Campaign – Please donate!

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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Hope Space Update: Dog Free?

Happy New Year! It’s been great to be part of a group that’s made a difference to the Hope Space in Finsbury Park. We’ve enjoyed meeting you every month – sharing activities, playing with the children, chatting and most importantly re-claiming the Hope Space as a safe and clean part of Finsbury Park for children…

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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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Community Clean Up – Saturday October 7th from 10.30am

We hope you have all had a lovely summer. Louise and I have taken a slightly longer than planned summer break from litter-picking but we a re-starting the monthly community clean ups /social in the Hope Play Space and playground in Finsbury Park again. Our next clean up with be this Saturday October 7th from…

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Finsbury Park Life – Summer Newsletter 2017

Click here to download the full version of our Finsbury Park Life Summer Newsletter 2017   Hope for the Hope Space A few weeks ago, the Friends were contacted by Maurice Hope, father of the late Richard Hope, after whom the Hope Space was named. Richard Hope was an aspiring young local playwright and director of…

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Hope Space Community Clean Up on 1st July is Cancelled

Apologies for the late notice… The monthly Hope Space Community Clean Up on 1st July is cancelled due to the Festival Republic Community Festival being held on the same day. The organisers have just realised that the ‘Community’ festival a commercial Event (£35 tickets) and not an open free event for the local Community! Please support…

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Misleading ‘Community Festival’ Causes Concern Among Locals

As Haringey Council prepare to host Festival Republic’s Wireless 2017 in Finsbury Park, local residents are already questioning the branding of another Festival Republic event, Community Festival, to be held the week before on Saturday 1st July. Community Festival is a £35 per ticket, 35,000 capacity, ticket only event with no local community involvement as the…

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Come To Our Community Clean Up On Saturday 3rd June!

Just to let you know that we will be holding our next Community Clean up on Saturday 3rd June at 10.30-12.30, meeting in the Hope Space in Finsbury Park. Please bring gloves if you can. Rakes and litter pickers also helpful as our Park’s service supplies are low. We will have crafts and refreshments as…

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Spring Clean Up in Finsbury Park – Saturday 4th March!

Many thanks as always to all those who supported our February community clean up. Despite pretty miserable rainy weather at the start of the day, the sun finally came out, as did many volunteers. We managed to clean up all of the Hope picnic space, part of the fenced area near the railway line and…

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Community Clean Up – This Saturday 4th Feb!

Dear Friends, Many thanks to all of you who came along to our last community clean up and have asked to be part of this email group. Our next ‘Community Clean Up’ is this Saturday, 4th February from 10.30 am -12.30 pm. Meeting in the Hope Play and Picnic Space, Finsbury Park as usual. We…

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