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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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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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