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The Wireless Machine Rolls in…A Day Early

Wireless setup had started a day earlier than the scheduled date of 30th June, as heavy vehicles enter the park.  Already, a large number of vehicles, cranes, fencing storage and materials are on the parking area as articulated lorries enter one in, one out. This years Wireless is set to be the biggest every with an…

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Our Fight Continues

Yesterday the Judge, Mr Justice Supperstone, granted permission for judicial review on all grounds but then dismissed the claim for reasons that he is to provide in his judgment, which is to follow. The Friends believe that the judge was wrong to dismiss the claim. In holding that the Haringey Council had the power to…

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Agenda For General Meeting, 7:30pm-9.00pm On Thursday, 9th June 2016

To find out more about what The Friends of Finsbury Park have been up to recently, including the latest on our court hearing, please come along to our General Meeting on Thursday 9th June, 2016. To download the minutes of our previous meeting please click here TIME & PLACE: Thursday 9th June from 7:30pm to 9:00pm, The Hideaway, Stroud…

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Court Details Update: Our Day in Court

The big day is almost here. A chance for our case to be heard in court. Please come along and support us if you can. The hearing will take place on Wednesday 8th June at the Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London WC2A 2LL. For directions click: https://goo.gl/maps/E2Cy3Zr6QdJ2 The hearing will be held in court…

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Wireless Update: Court Date Set For 8th June!

I can confirm that we now have our court dates so our case will be heard Wednesday 8th June, before Wireless 2016 is due to take place. Without the help and support of all of you who have contributed we would not have been able to get to this far. We now have less than a…

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Wireless 2016 Update: The Friends Issue Judicial Review Proceedings

After an unsatisfactory response from Haringey Council to our pre-action letter, we have now issued judicial review proceedings. The Council must now respond in full to all of our enquiries as quickly as possible. The response is unsatisfactory because: The Council has made only a limited response to the detailed grounds as to why the consultation…

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The Friends Move a Step Closer to Judicial Review Over Wireless

The Friends of Finsbury Park have now sent a pre-action letter to Haringey Council and Wireless Festival organisers setting out the grounds for judicial review of the Council’s decision to allow the Wireless Festival. The Council have until 27th April to respond failing which judicial review proceedings will be brought. After meeting with our legal…

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The Friends of Finsbury Park V Haringey Council: Update

We have been crowd funding to raise money for a legal challenge to stop Haringey Council staging Wireless Festival and similar major events in Finsbury Park. After reviewing the relevant legislation it is our view that Haringey Council does not have the power to hold Wireless Festival. Last year’s Wireless Festival was held during the hottest weekends…

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Say No to Wireless in Finsbury Park: We’re Live!

This is it. Our fundraising campaign is now live on:  www.crowdjustice.co.uk/case/save-finsbury-park/ We are raising money for a legal challenge to stop Haringey Council staging Wireless Festival and similar major events in our park – one of London’s most prized and historic green spaces. Last year’s Wireless Festival, which was held over two summer weekends, attracted crowds of around 50,000…

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