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Notification Of AGM – 11th December 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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Wireless Licence Review Decision

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

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!

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!

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

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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SAFETY IN FINSBURY PARK – PUBLIC CONSULTATION REPORT

Following the murder of Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park in December and the subsequent completion of the Environmental Visual Audit report by local police for the park, in April the Friends of Finsbury Park launched an online consultation to hear the views of local residents and park users on safety in the park. Those who…

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Barbecues in parks

As this very hot weather continues, we would urge people not to barbecue in Finsbury Park. London Fire Brigade has asked all boroughs to spread the message not to BBQ in parks due to a real risk of grass fires in this heat. Please follow the fire brigade’s tips on preventing grass fires: Do not…

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Wireless Licence Review: How to make a representation – UPDATE

We have just received some more advice and clarification on some key points regarding licence review representations, from the Haringey Licensing Authority:  All four licensing objectives are in consideration. The determination of the review will be based only on the four licensing objectives. Residents representations are not limited to the year specified by the FofFP…

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