We have permission, the Notices are up and Haringey Council has offered us as a one off the potential to get up to £200 towards our costs. We plan to run the event on 26th May between 10.30am – 12.30pm or even a little bit later. A couple of hours will probably see us exhausted.
Park Ridings and Malvern Road will be closed to through traffic.
It will give children the chance to play safely in the great outdoors where they live while hopefully the parents and grownups enjoy a drink and a natter.
What can we do?
Have fun! Ideas include cycling, skipping, tug-of-war, table tennis, giant board games, bubble machine, balloons, cakes! – whatever everyone wants to do.
Could you or a group of friends look after a street or a part of the event?
Can you help put together the plan?
To make it a Playstreet event, it must be:
Please share this opportunity with friends and neighbours in our streets. Everyone will be welcome to join in on the day. If there is enough interest in the 26th May, we will meet before Saturday 18th May and decide who does what and complete the formalities with Haringey.
The residents association email is firstname.lastname@example.org Please let us know if you support the event or would like to help. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Marcus, Co-chair, PMRA
We’ve decided to call off this Saturday’s meeting about Hornsey Park Road. MP Catherine West was to join have joined us at 11am by the new benches at ‘Mayes Corner’ at the back of the Shopping Mall. A lot of neighbours and friends were planning to attend. Although the government’s changed restrictions don’t apply until Monday this no longer seems a safe thing to do. Catherine will meet individual members of the Hornsey Park Road a Living Street group in the course of the morning instead.
Life on Hornsey Park Road has been plagued with problems including noise, pollution and crumbling pavements, on top of this there appears to be a lack of strategic vision for the future. Council Leader Peray Ahmet and a few of her fellow councillors came to discuss the issues with our representatives.
Eight of us got out before the rain last Saturday. We cut back a lot of growth at the Lavender Garden ready for winter. Most of what we cleared has now gone down for composting. By John Miles
Our report on the first Wood Green Summit, organised on Zoom by the Wood Green Business Improvement District. After the grandiosity of the Heartlands developments might Haringey be discovering a sense of proportion?
Last year, 2020, was one of the busiest in our organisation's history.
The redevelopment of Mayes Corner and our ongoing fight to make Hornsey Park Road a Living Street' have seen some successes but also setbacks.
So where do we go from here?
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