Environment Archive

  • P1090924

    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...

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  • The Moselle where it enters the Heartlands

    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...

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  • The Moselle where it enters the Heartlands

    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...

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    Discredited AAP must give way to a Community Led Plan

    The much vaunted Wood Green AAP is now so discredited, it really is time for Haringey to start again. With the plan in more trouble than ever, it’s becoming clear that the planning system on which we rely lacks the honesty and integrity needed to...

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  • View from the Alexandra Park

    So many plans, so little time. Our current situation.

    With all the developments and plans that our small community is facing, it is quite difficult for local residents to keep up. PMRA is actively involved in all areas, working with neighbouring residents groups as well as through the Residents and Business Liaison Group (RBLG)...

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  • Ready for collection

    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 –...

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    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...

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  • P1330504

    The greening of Hornsey Park: help needed

    Suppose the area filled up with butterflies and bees. Hedgehogs reappeared. And bats. Air quality improved. Back gardens spoke to public open space (and ‘non-space’) and vice-versa. The Moselle Brook was something you could see and sit beside. If that’s part of your vision for...

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    The Heartlands at September 2017 and the RBLG

    This month’s meeting of the Heartlands Resident and Business Liaison Group (RBLG) was courteous and informative. The Group enables local residents to hear about progress on the site and gives us a voice in discussing with the developers their plans and proposals. Generally three PMRA...

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  • Make sure you know about fire safety, wherever you live

    Fire safety drop-in sessions for high-rise tower blocks

    Everyone will be concerned following the tragic events at Grenfell Tower on the 14 June 2017. While there are no longer any tower blocks in our area (Dylan Thomas House on Turnpike Lane was demolished nearly 20 years ago), many will have concerns about fire...

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