Bowes and Bounds Connected

A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green

July 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Fundraising for a Wheelchair bike!

I love cycling and over the last 3 years, I've been working for a terrific social enterprise called Bikeworks, working as a cycling instructor on their All Ability cycling programme. The club encourages children and adults with learning and physical disabilities to ride bikes. They can ride two-wheelers, tricycles, recumbants and hand-cranks, making cycling accessible for all.

 

The only bike the club no longer has, as it was on loan, is a Wheelchair bike. This means that…

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Added by Mandy Norman on July 20, 2011 at 21:00 — No Comments

Beautiful Historic Gas Holders ... in Wood Green and Vienna

The recent news that the Victorian Gas Holder Hornsey No 1 is  threatened with demoliition as part of the Haringey Heartlands regeneration has unearthed the following fascinating article and inspiring image from site member Kathleen…

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Added by Administrator on July 14, 2011 at 17:33 — 1 Comment

The place I like to wake

A poem I wrote about living in our area.

 

 

The place I like to wake

 

Bounds green, 

The place where I like to be, 

21 years, …

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Added by Imran Ahmed on July 10, 2011 at 16:34 — No Comments

The History of Bowes Park Station

Bowes Park Station dates from 1880 - it was built as an additional station on the already existing GNR line. In a recent article in The London Railway Record Peter Kay provides a detailed history.

Having refused a station in the area when the line was built in 1871 The GNR board were finally…

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Added by Richard McKeever on July 7, 2011 at 12:56 — No Comments

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