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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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Safety in Finsbury Park – Consultation

Click here to fill in a quick survey We would like to hear from local residents and park users to know which measures for improving safety in the Park they would support. We would be grateful, therefore if you could help us by reading this summary and filling in the brief 2-minute survey. There was…

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Where is the money?

Following the outcome of The Friend’s legal proceedings in November, this week our solicitors sent a letter to Haringey Council alerting them to the fact that the current use of Finsbury Park – making a profit from hiring out the park to commercial interests and using the surplus income to subsidise other parts of the…

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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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Death in Finsbury Park

UPDATE: We can confirm that a man has now been arrested in connection with the death of Iuliana Tudos. Much of the police cordon in Finsbury Park has been removed, and the rest of it is expected to be removed by the end of the day. We are shocked and desperately sad to hear the news…

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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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Jeremy Corbyn MP Shows His Support for Protect London’s Parks Campaign

As the Protect London’s Parks Campaign gathers momentum, three generations of Friends of Finsbury Park Chairs met with the Friend’s patron, Jeremy Corbyn MP on Friday who gave his full support to our campaign and expressed his concern over the use of commercial events in Finsbury Park. He said, “I know and love Finsbury Park,…

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