Bowes and Bounds Connected

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North Middlesex Hospital A&E dept "4th worst in the country"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Donald Smith Dec 15. 3 Replies

A national Accident and Emergency (A&E) survey published by the Care Quality Commission this week shows…Continue

Tags: north middlesex, a&e, hospital

Support Small Business Saturday.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard McKeever Dec 9. 4 Replies

This weekend across the UK people will be marking Small Business…Continue

Tags: christmas, small business saturday, food, market, cafe

Celebrating Christmas in Myddleton Road

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A Lantern Parade and community carol singing event will mark the start of Christmas in Bowes Park on Sunday November 30th.…Continue

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Christmas Hamper Raffle

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A Christmas Hamper - overflowing with goodies from our local independent traders will form the…Continue

Tags: myddleton road, lantern parade, raffle


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Finsbury Gardens Carols and Christmas songs

A few clips from the Bowes Park annual get-together in Finsbury Gardens singing Carols and Christmas Songs to welcome the festive season. December 18th 2010
linda scipioni commented on Richard McKeever's page Children and Families
"1st Edmonton group meets on a Wednesday 5.30pm, during term time only for girls aged 5 upwards at the scout hut in the car park of the park on Tottenhall Rd. It's worthwhile, great fun and run by 3 lovely leaders. They have spaces…"
Richard McKeever replied to caron laffan's discussion Bikes for Good Causes - community shop on Green lanes
"Caron I agree its a great project - there is a bit more background and a few photographs on a forum post from back in the summer (Follow this Link) "
An event by Richard McKeever was featured

Carol Singing in Finsbury Gardens at Finsbury Gardens

December 20, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
Saturday, 20th December, is the Annual get-together to welcome the Festive Season by singing some carols and Christmas songs with friends and neighbours. A torch or lantern would be useful. Please bring mulled wine and mince pies to share.Have a look at the video of the carol singing from 2010 event ... when the snow lay round about ... deep and crisp and even!See More
Dec 15
Donald Smith replied to Richard McKeever's discussion North Middlesex Hospital A&E dept "4th worst in the country"
"Following on from the stream below, the Evening Standard published a story on 12th December headed "London has three of 10 worst trusts for A & E Delays, for source story see here. The three hospitals identified were Queens Hospital,…"
Dec 15
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Dec 12
Richard McKeever replied to Richard McKeever's discussion Support Small Business Saturday.
"Thank Mat (er and/or .... Nell?) ... absolutely agree that Bowes Park was buzzing over the weekend for the market and small Biz/Shop-Local Saturday - and the smartest local traders were quite rightly making the most of it too. I'd be the first…"
Dec 9
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Hornsey Historical Society Talk: Bounds Green: A Fascinating Corner of Haringey at Union Church Hall

December 10, 2014 from 7:30pm to 10pm
A talk for Hornsey Historical Society by Albert PinchingBounds Green: A Fascinating Corner of Haringey Author Albert Pinching introduces us to a part of the borough not previously covered in a publication. Albert's new book 'Bounds Green: a History and Walk' will be available for purchase.Doors open 7.30pm for…See More
Dec 9
An event by Richard McKeever was featured

Downhill - Talkies Community Cinema at The Fox

December 10, 2014 from 7:45pm to 10:30pm
Downhill | Dir. James Rouse (2014) | Cert 15 | 98 MinutesFour Old FrIends, 192 miles,what could possibly go wrong?Four old school friends reunite to attempt Wainwright's epic coast to coast walk. As their journey unfolds, this comically incompatible foursome walk full tilt into their mid-life crises.A great independent production, with a cast that includes local actors Jeremy Swift and Richard Lumsden and director James Rouse who will introduce the film and answer Q&A afterwards.…See More
Dec 9
Donald Smith replied to Richard McKeever's discussion North Middlesex Hospital A&E dept "4th worst in the country"
"The national CQC survey can be seen here Irena Rybinska may be "saddened but not suprised" but this is the "opinion of patients" based on the following eligibility at the beginning of 2014.  Eligibility and…"
Dec 9
Irena Rybinska replied to Richard McKeever's discussion North Middlesex Hospital A&E dept "4th worst in the country"
"Saddened but not surprised. Despite millions being spent on refurbishment, incompetency continues to reign supreme."
Dec 9
Richard McKeever replied to Tracy Knatt's discussion Any food related volunteering schemes locally?
"Hi Tracy - I am a big supporter of Foodbanks ... whilst remaining immensely frustrated at the fact of their continued existence! ( I wrote something about it on the forum a while back see here for the background and here for the politics). Perhaps…"
Dec 8
Richard McKeever posted a discussion

North Middlesex Hospital A&E dept "4th worst in the country"

A national Accident and Emergency (A&E) survey published by the Care Quality Commission this week shows that across the country 8 out of 10 respondents rate their overall experience of hospital emergency services as good with only 3 per cent of patients saying the doctor or nurse who treated them did not listen to what they had to say.Sadly our nearest A&E Hospital – …See More
Dec 8
Mat Riches replied to Richard McKeever's discussion Support Small Business Saturday.
"Ha ha....Nell must have been using my lap top Richard, as she was logged in not me! I'd haveput more spelling mistakes in there if I'd known it was in Nell's name. That really is interesting reading on the NEF website and very…"
Dec 7
Richard McKeever replied to Richard McKeever's discussion Support Small Business Saturday.
"Thanks Nell I take the point entirely. Personally I much preferred the campaign that was running over the last couple of years under the name "Shop Local Saturday" This started as a ground-up initiative without any funding or backing (we…"
Dec 7
Nell Riches replied to Richard McKeever's discussion Support Small Business Saturday.
"Without wanting to appear the curmudgeon, I did find it baffling an amusing that this initiative is trade marked and run by American Express. I would wager less than ten per cent of small businesses could afford to accept their credit cards...I…"
Dec 7

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Remember, remember, the fifth of November. Enfield's local history associations with Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Posted on November 2, 2014 at 16:56 0 Comments

Remember, remember, the fifth of November, Gunpowder Treason and Plot” so goes the children’s rhyme assocated with “Guy Fawkes night” which we commemorate with fireworks and bonfires on November 5th each year.

But many things about the Gunpowder Plot have not been remembered - many…


Richard Attenborough in Palmers Green

Posted on September 4, 2014 at 22:00 0 Comments

The recent press coverage of the death of Richard Attenborough includes a couple of references to Palmers Green.

At the age…


Celebrating Volunteers week in Bowes Park and Bounds Green

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 11:26 0 Comments

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. In our area so many of the things we report on on this site have significant input from volunteers committed to improving our communities - so it's worth considering for a moment the impact that  volunteer-run organisations…


Small Story of a Big Road - Local Book Review

Posted on February 13, 2014 at 10:30 1 Comment

Small Story of a Big Road

by Chris Joseph

This illustrated short book by Chris Joseph is dedicated "For the People who live with the North Circular Road"

The short 16 page booklet features a collection of illustrations…


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At 3:57 on November 6, 2014, Geoff watts said…

Thanks for the welcome Richard, I was born and bred in Hornsey and Wood Green, worked at barratts Sweets Mayes Road as a van boy and then as a lorry driver until I emigrated to Australia in 1969 with my parents I think bowes and bounds is a great site I still like to keep up to date with the news in the area, keep up the good work  Regards Geoff Watts

At 22:03 on October 22, 2014, Sally Hunter said…
Hi Richard, thanks for adding me. We met at AP& Beyond and it's taken me a while but I've finally made it here! Looking forward to sharing info about our lovely local area. Sally
At 14:59 on October 13, 2014, Sophie W.V said…

Thanks for the welcome Richard :)

I discovered this group after my event (Love Haringey Hate Tax Dodging 21st Oct) was kindly shared on here. I am so glad to have discovered this group as well as Haringey Online - what a great way to build a sense of community ;)

At 23:45 on September 18, 2014, Anne Crabtree said…

Thank you Richard.  I hope to be able to bring something to the group as well as keep informed about the local area.  I think this is such a good idea.

Anne Crabtree

At 17:46 on September 8, 2014, Arlene Regina Hellens said…

Thank you Richard.  I should have joined ages ago!

Looking forward to keeping up to date with Bowes and Bounds' activities.

At 11:52 on August 13, 2014, Val Turpin said…

Thank you Richard for your welcome to Bowes and Bounds Connected.  A couple of friends recommended I join, so I will familiarize myself with the website first before I get involved

At 9:42 on August 12, 2014, Phillip Dawson said…

Thank you for creating my profile Richard. I will try and post events myself from now on so as not to bother you too much! We have lots going on at Christ Church Southgate. In 2015 we celebrate our 400th Anniversary as Southgate's Parish Church. We are delighted that we have just become Enfield's First "Inclusive Church". All our friends on Bowes & Bounds Green Connected are welcome to join us for our services or our events (or both!)

At 10:57 on July 31, 2014, Mridu Thanki said…

Many thanks Richard for welcoming me to Bows & Bounds Green Connected.

I will familiarize myself with how it all works and start being involved 

At 22:25 on July 6, 2014, soulla katsiani said…

Thanks for your warm welcome. I like your site, it's a good idea to connect with neighbours. All the best, Soulla

At 11:48 on July 2, 2014, Susan (Suzy) Margaret Godfrey said…
Hi Richard,
I grew up in the area and have attended Trinity at Bowes since a child so still very much involved in the area. Hope to let all those connected with Bowes and Bound know all the amazing activities and events happening at the TaB Centre alongside the church. Regards Suzy


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