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April 24, 2018
PMRA Hustings and General Meeting Report

This meeting was called so that residents in Noel Park Ward could meet and question the people who had put themselves forward to represent our neighbourhood on Haringey council, and so that the candidates who are  seeking our vote could hear our concerns. Our ward will elect three representatives on 3 May as councillors. Candidates […]

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February 11, 2018
The Rivers Forum - A champion for Haringey’s water courses

PMRA report of the inaugural meeting of the Haringey Rivers Forum 7 February 2018 The meeting was held at the Big Green Bookshop, 1 Brampton Park Road, N22. Thirty-three people attended including two officers from Haringey Council, with three apologies. Community and voluntary organisations represented were: Crouch End Open Space; Fortune Area Residents Association; Friends […]

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February 9, 2018
A residents call to open the Moselle in Heartlands

One of our residents has put his objection to the Haringey Heartlands application in writing. It is a succinct argument for opening the River Moselle as part of the development. Key points: The water is fine and does not smell It is easily accessible just below the surface The development phase of Heartlands is an […]

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February 2, 2018
Haringey Rivers Forum: The fight for a sustainable Wood Green starts here

Today, February 2nd, is World Wetlands Day. Martha Rojas Urrego, Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, introducing the theme that ‘wetlands are essential for a sustainable urban future’, argues that ‘a rapidly growing urban population comes with enormous challenges for city planners and managers. They have to ensure that cities today can deliver […]

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December 20, 2017
Community wins big time in annual Christmas quiz night

It was just moments ago since the 'The Oddballs' had celebrated their win in the Christmas Quiz. They had beaten the 'Malvern Mavericks', a formidable opponent, who had won in the two preceding years and were looking good to win again right until the end of the competition. Cheers had rung out as the winning […]

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December 4, 2017
Saving the Moselle Brook - if there's one thing we must do for future generations

It would be so easy to restore Hornsey's only river as its wends its way through the eastern most reaches of N8 into Wood Green. Its course is recorded in the layout of our streets and their names. It's been the policy of the Environment Agency, the Mayor for London and Haringey Council itself for […]

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November 29, 2017
New AAP but little has changed - get you response in before 16th March 2018

Haringey has updated its Area Action Plan (AAP) to remove the references to it being predicated on the arrival of Crossrail2 and retain homes along Caxton Road and its junction with Mayes Road. Otherwise, it contains all of the flaws of the previous version but this time written in the knowledge that the HDV is […]

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November 18, 2017
So many plans, so little time. Our current situation.

A post provide a short update of what PMRA are involved in and how we are engaging with the current developments.

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October 27, 2017
Small successes on the street – with a little help from Veolia

Thanks to Veolia we have been successfully managing the leaf-fall from the lime-trees on Hornsey Park Road. For the last fortnight our street-cleaner has, with great determination, been collecting and bagging them on his twice weekly visits. PMRA collected much of the early fall - lime-trees break down very well to make leaf-mould - and […]

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October 17, 2017
Iceland - Who's behind the 'Icewall'?

Well, we are - the residents and community of Hornsey Park Road. This monstrous and ill conceived development far exceeds and drives a coach and horses through current planning policy. Its nine storeys will overlook and dominate two storey Victorian houses and back gardens. Its lack of garden and amenity space will see its occupiers […]

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