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…


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…


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, …


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…


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

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