A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Mears May 29, 2020. 1 Reply 0 Likes
There have been few things to celebrate in recent weeks, but in…Continue
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Please help a local family. a young woman has been diagnosed with Leukaemia and is seeking a bone marrow donor. Members of Cypriot Greek or Turkish community are more likely to be a match for…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Matz Jan 25, 2018. 2 Replies 0 Likes
It is with sadness that I have to report the death of Donald Smith, who died unexpectedly on New Year’s Day.Many readers will recognise Don as a regular contributor to the Bowes and Bounds Forum; he…Continue
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Donald Smith Sep 15, 2017. 7 Replies 0 Likes
The Bowes and Bounds website was set up to celebrate the positive things about living in our area. We have - in the main - avoided all the negative stuff about living in a city ... mostly because it…Continue
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HERE FILM FESTIVAL is about the diversity of interests, people and places in the suburbs of London. HERE is not in the West End, Southbank or Shoreditch. HERE in the suburbs we aren't the swanky super-rich, the celebrity glitterati or bearded hipsters. HERE is where the cinema creatives of London produce…Continue
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This year, 2015 marks the centenary of one the best known illustrators you have probably never heard of… Yet anyone growing up in the 50s, 60s or 70s is likely to recognise the images of Robert Norton Ayton even if you do not know his name.
Robert Ayton was born in Russell Road Bowes Park during the Great War in May 1915 the second of four sons of…Continue
Posted on August 19, 2015 at 13:30 4 Comments 2 Likes
Recent news about the redevelopment of Palmers Green Bus garage has prompted questions about its fascinating history.
Constructed just over a century ago in 1910 the building we now know as Palmers Green bus garage was…
Posted on April 12, 2015 at 16:30 1 Comment 2 Likes
We have become used to Election Campaigns conducted via broadcast media: leader debates live on TV, party Twitter feeds and viral videos on YouTube. Very different from earlier days when politics relied much more on face-to-face discussions, public meetings and rallies; campaigning “on the stump”.
Just along the road in Wood Green is Spouters…Continue
Thank you for the message, Richard. I moved to Wolves Lane in 2004 and I like Middleton Road. I accidentally walked into a street event there where I experienced great community spirit.
I'm afraid I told a small lie when I registered for the forum. I listed my address as Arundel Gardens in N21. In fact that was my last address back in 1969, after that I stayed at Truro road. I was a regular at Fishmongers Arms and Springfield Park Tavern. I now live in a village called Crowhurst, near Battle in East Sussex. I still have strong memories of the area having worked at Express Motors and a spell as Road Sweeper.
thanks for your message. I just moved to the area and want to learn more about it. Very exiting!
Thanks Richard. We moved here last summer and are just trying to take part in the community now we're a bit more settled.
Thanks Richard. Please could you email us the pictures from yesterday to email@example.com.
Thank you Richard for your welcome, it is many years since I lived in the area, but it was the are of my teenage ramblings as you will see if you look at my website www.judydyble.com
I am currently in the middle of writing my biography and this area does feature in it!! I may have to ask people questons on here about it when my memory fails me :-)
Thanks for your welcome message!
I recently moved to Bowes Park and absolutely love the place, and the great community vibe here !
I am a singer-songwriter, musician and producer, and am looking forward to playing my first solo gig @ MUMS on Thursday August 20th, 8-10PM. It's a FREE GIG, YEAH!! And I hope some of you guys will be coming down to check out my music!
All the best, Andreas