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Have you seen the Bowes Park Parakeets?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carole Embling Jan 22. 8 Replies

I've spotted them twice recently, flying in formation over the station - six beautiful green parakeets. Has anyone got photos of them? They're always too fast for me. Found these pics on Flickr of…Continue

Tags: birds, parakeets

Local New Year's Honours

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Our local news sites…Continue

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An alternative name for Bounds Green tube?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lindsey Clarke Nov 6, 2014. 8 Replies

On Londonist we're renaming all the tube stations with feasible alternatives. I've suggested Spouters Corner for Wood Green but I can't think of a good one for Bounds Green. Have a look here: …Continue

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The Southern Home Show at Ally Pally

January 30, 2015 at 10pm to February 1, 2015 at 5pm
The Southern Home Show is back at Alexandra Palace’s Great Hall — and so successful was last year’s outing, the show’s now doubled in size. Covering all aspects of home improvement, from interior design to self-build, and from finance to energy efficiency, the show will help you source the perfect products and services to create that ideal…See More
2 hours ago
Lindsey Clarke replied to Caroline Simpson's discussion Object to another application on Myddleton Road
"Hi Judith, you're right about the housing shortage but we need to build houses and flats of good quality with sufficient space and amenities for people to live in them. This application is to convert a tiny shop into a tiny studio in a street…"
Lindsey Clarke liked sue coles's discussion Free upright piano
Lindsey Clarke replied to Caroline Simpson's discussion Object to another application on Myddleton Road
"It is! A good point to make in your objection, should you choose to. "
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The Ultimate Snowdrop Sale at Myddleton House and Gardens

January 24, 2015 from 10am to 12:30pm
Myddleton House & Gardens  hosts its annual Snowdrop sale, where a select range of nurseries will be selling both common and rare Snowdrops. "This sale is a must for early Snowdrop purchases, but you need to be quick as we anticipate another fast and furious sale! Here are some of the snowdrops that will be on…See More
Jan 23
Lindsey Clarke replied to Caroline Simpson's discussion Object to another application on Myddleton Road
"Done. "
Jan 23
Stephen Middleton commented on Lindsey Clarke's event 'The Big Garden Birdwatch'
"Need help with Bird ID? Join RSPB NW London and the Friends of Alexandra Park at the Boating Lake this Sunday, 25th January between 11am and 2pm."
Jan 23
Carole Embling replied to Lindsey Clarke's discussion Have you seen the Bowes Park Parakeets?
"Yes they do keep the little ones away while they are here. There have been some interesting face offs with magpies. We have put other small bird feeders on our windows close to shrubbery so that they can still feed and feel protected while the…"
Jan 22
Thuranie Aruliah replied to Lindsey Clarke's discussion Have you seen the Bowes Park Parakeets?
"How wonderful - but will they have any negative effect on the other birds?  Looking forward to seeing them."
Jan 22
Lindsey Clarke posted an event

The Big Garden Birdwatch at All over the UK

January 24, 2015 to January 25, 2015
This weekend please take an hour to join in counting the birds visiting your garden or local park and participate in the RSPB's Big Garden BirdwatchBig Garden Birdwatch 2015 from The RSPB on Vimeo.See More
Jan 22
Lindsey Clarke replied to Caroline Simpson's discussion The Prince
"If people are truly interested, I would highly recommend talking to the Antwerp Arms crew. I've supported their bid to buy their pub. It's taken a long time, a lot of effort and negotiation but they are very nearly at payment stage to buy…"
Jan 22
Lindsey Clarke replied to Caroline Simpson's discussion Can you help Springfield Park?
"So glad someone is caring about Springfield Park! Thanks for the update Caroline. Will definitely take some seeds over to scatter. "
Jan 11
Lindsey Clarke replied to Lindsey Clarke's discussion Have you seen the Bowes Park Parakeets?
"Wonderful. I'd love to have them visit me. In the meantime I have a flock of starlings that entertain me with their squabbling over the feeder! "
Jan 11
Carole Embling replied to Lindsey Clarke's discussion Have you seen the Bowes Park Parakeets?
"They are in our garden regularly. One morning 1 counter 5 on the feeder with another 6 in the surrounding trees. They are so funny with thier squabbling and attempts to get every single crumb of peanut out of the feeders."
Jan 10
Lindsey Clarke liked Administrator's discussion Life on the Road - Participants sought for North Circular Road photography project
Jan 9

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Have you explored Crews Hill?

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 9:30 1 Comment

Pete and I took the train up there last weekend as we'd heard that it had some garden centres. We were really surprised by the area, Britain's "Horticultural Mile'. I wrote an article with photos about it for Londonist which you can read in full here:

But here are some…


Talk To Me, Bowes Park!

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 14:13 0 Comments

This Saturday Londoners are being encouraged to say hello to people in the street and strike up conversations with strangers on Talk To Me Day. 

My experience of our 'hood is that people are very friendly and it's not too unusual to greet folk as you pass them, have a chat with staff and customers in Red Sea or The Step and pass the time of day with a neighbour but if you need an excuse to break the ice with someone new, Saturday…


100 Years Ago

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 13:23 0 Comments

Haringey have launched an online exhibition that will develop over the next four years exploring what the borough was like during World War I. 

Here's an extract:

"War was declared on 4 August 1914. The impact of what this meant for local people was immediately felt. The mounted King Edward’s Horse Regiment was sent to Alexandra…


Hugh Myddleton speaks!

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:37 0 Comments

Hugh Myddleton, New River local hero and he whose name our shopping street bears, is now a talking statue

The crumbling statue of Sir Hugh sits on Islington Green and if you approach him, swipe your phone on a nearby tag and pick up your phone when it rings, he'll talk to you. 

Talking Statues is an initiative of Sing London. …


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At 10:08 on July 29, 2013, Alex medi said…
Hi Lindsey can you please send me your number to my mobile so I can call you to discuss the Sunday market in sep thank you
At 11:29 on April 8, 2012, Nikki Salih said…

Hello Lindsey thank you for the welcome!

At 13:29 on April 5, 2012, Stephen Middleton said…

Following the Londonist...

At 10:06 on April 4, 2012, Ruth Harrison said…

Hi and thanks for the welcome! It's great to connect with people locally.

At 15:30 on March 6, 2012, Peter Berthoud said…

Hello to you too. Thanks again for showing me the magnificent George Moore's window display.

At 22:49 on January 3, 2012, Simon Freeman said…

Hi Lindsey. Nice to 'meet' you!

At 15:08 on December 23, 2011, Aimee Thames21 said…

Hi Lindsay

Yes I do work for Thames21 and thanks for the compliment!  We're just starting to do lots more work on the rivers in Enfield so I joined this website to let everyone know  what we're up to and how you can get involved.

Hopefully meet you on an event one day!

Aimee Thames21

At 17:17 on September 2, 2011, Richard McKeever said…

Hello Lindsey

Welcome to Bowes and Bounds Connected. I hope you'll find it a useful way to connect with neighbours and learn about activities happening locally.

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Have a look around at what’s already on the site and please do join in with the conversations - or start your own. You can upload photographs or add details of relevant local events and invite people to attend. We send out a weekly e-mail update of what's new - you can read the latest edition online. In addition there are several pages of local information in our resources section

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The Prince

Started by Caroline Simpson in Community News and Information. Last reply by Caroline Simpson 5 hours ago. 16 Replies

Handyman/ woman wanted

Started by Andrew McClusky in Tradespeople Recomendations. Last reply by Richard McKeever 5 hours ago. 1 Reply

Can you help Springfield Park?

Started by Caroline Simpson in Community News and Information. Last reply by Caroline Simpson 6 hours ago. 6 Replies

My Bowes Park

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