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Share unwanted fruit

Started Jul 25 0 Replies

It is that wonderful time of year when apple, plum and pear trees have more fruit than you can eat.  If you have fruit trees in your garden, please do not let it go to waste or just compost it.Pop…Continue

New River Path closure - Information Drop-In this Friday

Started Jul 10 0 Replies

The New River Path will be closed between Myddleton and Whittington for over 3 months for embankment repairs - starting very soon.On Friday 13th there will be a bus parked at the Whittington end…Continue

Swifts are back!

Started May 29 0 Replies

On Bank Holiday Monday I was delighted to see that the swifts are back in Bowes Park!  Five were flying high over the Community Garden and River.  I had almost given up hope - as they are very late…Continue

All hands on deck w/e March 17 and 18 please

Started Mar 9 0 Replies

We shall do our Bowes Park Spring Clean on March 17th, 2-4pm, meet on the Myddleton/Marlborough crossroad. Gloves and pickers and bags provided, but do bring your own if you have them.  Families…Continue

 

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Penny Woods liked Caroline Simpson's discussion Share unwanted fruit
Aug 3
Caroline Simpson left a comment for Julie Beer
"Very many thanks Julie, for your sad news. Poor JIm.  But he had a good life, and was a very nice chap. I don't think I have seen him since I left Canters, but he is on the wall of my study together with all my other colleagues and pals in…"
Jul 28
Caroline Simpson posted a discussion

Share unwanted fruit

It is that wonderful time of year when apple, plum and pear trees have more fruit than you can eat.  If you have fruit trees in your garden, please do not let it go to waste or just compost it.Pop any surplus fruit in a box on the pavement or the wall outside your house with a note to people to take what they wish.  If you have any clean plastic bags you could pop a few of them in the box also to make it easier for people to take some fruit home.  Lots of blackberries for the picking, and it is…See More
Jul 25
Haydn Reid liked Caroline Simpson's discussion New River Path closure - Information Drop-In this Friday
Jul 10
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New River Path closure - Information Drop-In this Friday

The New River Path will be closed between Myddleton and Whittington for over 3 months for embankment repairs - starting very soon.On Friday 13th there will be a bus parked at the Whittington end where you can talk to the engineers and learn about all that is planned.  You can also get tea or coffee and biscuits.  10 to 5.00.They have to do the works in the summer so it does not disturb hibernating bats in the tunnel!But the man in charge told me that they will be happy to let people in to pick…See More
Jul 10
Tara liked Caroline Simpson's discussion Swifts are back!
Jun 7
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Swifts are back!

On Bank Holiday Monday I was delighted to see that the swifts are back in Bowes Park!  Five were flying high over the Community Garden and River.  I had almost given up hope - as they are very late this year - but Hurrah!  Welcome back Bowes Park Swifts!See More
May 29
Marie V liked Caroline Simpson's discussion All hands on deck w/e March 17 and 18 please
Mar 15
Emma Killick liked Caroline Simpson's discussion All hands on deck w/e March 17 and 18 please
Mar 15
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All hands on deck w/e March 17 and 18 please

We shall do our Bowes Park Spring Clean on March 17th, 2-4pm, meet on the Myddleton/Marlborough crossroad. Gloves and pickers and bags provided, but do bring your own if you have them.  Families welcome.And on Sunday 18th we shall be doing a big Spring Tidy on Finsbury Gardens, all welcome.  Tools provided, but do bring any of your own if you have them.  Wellies or boots suggested, whatever the weather.Hope to see you there.See More
Mar 9
Caroline Simpson posted a discussion

Saturday March 3rd Spring Clean Cancelled.

We have decided to cancel March 3rd Bowes Park Spring Clean.With either snow or slush on the ground you cannot see the rubbish, and tomorrow looks to be perishing cold and wet!We hope to re-schedule when the weather really gets Spring-like.Hope to see you another timeSee More
Mar 2
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Horse trough bashed and Finsbury railings smashed

On February 4th late afternoon/evening a car (reg X939CLL) smashed into the Horse Trough on Nightingale Rd outside Finsbury Gardens.  Probably at the same time a car smashed into the railings by the phone box just round the corner in Finsbury Road.The horse trough needs to be safely replaced on its base, and the railings repaired.The Bowes Park Community Association got grants and organised the repair and repainting of the lovely late Victorian Finsbury Gardens railings, and we also 'look…See More
Feb 18
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Vanishing Phone Boxes

Today the phone box on the corner of Ireland Place and Whittington Road was taken away.The end of an era!Well ...... perhaps the era of the phone box went some years ago, as this one has really only been an emergency loo and a drug-dealing facility in recent years.  Even so, I was sad to see it go, though I don't think I have ever used it and it wasn't a 'heritage ' phone box.  A little bit of history gone now.See More
Jan 11

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Good News Flowers

Posted on March 22, 2017 at 13:36 0 Comments

10 years ago I wrote a short piece for some friends about daffodils and Bounds Green. I was deleting a load of old files and found it.  As it is daffodil time again, and there are even more people here escaping wars 'back home' , I am 'sharing' it wider. 

"Yesterday something happened that sort of woke me…

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At 14:16 on May 25, 2016, Emma H said…

Hi Caroline

i was at the BPCA meeting last night and amongst other issues I was looking for some advice/support re: planning application for large redevelopment in Sidney Rd also wanted to know when the Safer Neighbourhood meeting was..can you help? I've emailed Clare Bull  re: the planning issue but no reply - do you have contact with her? Emma

At 10:22 on July 26, 2011, Richard McKeever said…

Hello Caroline ... welcome back! This is the standard welcome message:


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