Bowes and Bounds Connected

A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green

April 2014 Blog Posts (5)

On my walk round the block - I thought I was Back Up North!

On my walk round the block I always stop at the bottom of Wroxham Gardens and look across Durnsford Road -  and imagine I am in Halifax or Burnley.

Well, it's a huge leap of the imagination, but you have to admit that the strange industrial chimney and the way the houses behind climb up the hill could fool you into…

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Added by Kathleen Duffy on April 28, 2014 at 17:47 — 12 Comments

MP's anti-cycling meeting

Thank you Richard for announcing this meeting. Tory MP David Burrowes. is creating false divisions in our community for reasons that are pretty obvious. The reality is that we can and do support both our local shops AND our local cyclists - it is wrong to pretend, as Mr. Burrowes does, that we must choose between one or the other.

Go back to the Mini-Holland award - a…

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Added by Alan Sitkin on April 22, 2014 at 17:00 — 17 Comments

Two-Colour Blossom Tree on Bounds Green Road

Here's a beautiful and interesting blossom tree on Bounds Green Road which bears both pink and white blossoms.…

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Added by Kathleen Duffy on April 15, 2014 at 11:23 — No Comments

On my walk round the block....

...I go up Cline Road and at the top there's a factory  called 'Textile Team - Bianca'.  It's a nice building, and I love the door and the whole entrance bit.   !   Am I crazy?   I just think it's got that special design  'something'!

Woops - I'm afraid I chopped the top off!…

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Added by Kathleen Duffy on April 7, 2014 at 18:00 — 7 Comments

Smog, Bowes Primary, Intel and looking ahead

Been worried about air quality for years. As a kid in the city where I grew up, the school authorities used to force us to cancel afternoon sports practices due to smog. So it's been awful witnessing the same thing again in Bowes.

 

A few years ago I had Enfield Council's Sustainability scrutiny look at the existing air quality sensors. They really weren't good enough. So went out a while back (ostensibly as part of a "smart cities" agenda) to doorstep Intel. And wangled about…

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Added by Alan Sitkin on April 3, 2014 at 11:51 — 9 Comments

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