What vegetation clearance are Network Rail planning

in Winchmore Hill?

31.10m1

 

Read the (revised) letter sent to some WH residents

View the aerial shot of the works

This Week in N21


Lest we forget

 

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"I really like this newsletter. Informative, concise and a great link to the community"

 

"I read this newsletter the moment it pops into my inbox"

 

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 How much longer do we have wait for this mess

on Green Lanes to be cleared?


26.10p3


 


 


Enfield Council Waste Collection Consultation

 

Find out what is proposed and take part in the consultation

 

Waste Survey image

here 



Do you like dog walking and have some time on your hands?


26.10m3


Winchmore Hill Dog Walking

would like to hear from you

Read their job description

 


 

Enfield Council undertakes

Retail 

6.10m1

and the 'patient' is poorly

a cause for concern?

more details here

 


 

  5.9g3


 

you can make a difference 

4.3h6


 

Subscribe to 'This week in N21' 

 

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 8.3g4

 24.1k2

 Check out who is building what in N21 

 here

 


 

13.2b8

 

Join the Park Run

in Grovelands Park


29.12b8

 

www.parkrun.org.uk/grovelands/

 

Lots of other sporting activities

to join in N21!

more details here


 

 11.5b2

 

Bush Hill Park Residents Association


Enfield Town Residents Association


Fox Lane & District Residents Association


Grange Park Residents Association


Grovelands Residents Association


Western Enfield Residents Association

 

Winchmore Hill Residents Association 

 

 

13.2b9d 

Grange Park Horticultural Society Trading Hut

is open for the new gardening season

 14.2g2

 10-12 Saturdays and Sundays

Garden sundries and seeds available at favourable prices

 

The Friends of Grovelands Park

more details here


Become a Friend of Firs Farm

find out how to join here


Gardening Friends

more details here


Grange Park Horticultural Society

more details here


North London Organic Gardeners

more details here

 

Woodcroft Wildspace

more details here

 


 

10.5b2

 

Are you thinking of starting a business?

 

Are you unemployed?


www.enterpriseenfield.org

 


 

 

25.4h6

 


 

 26.4h4

 

New & Updated Business Pages

 

Armour Security

Barber El's

Chi Chi's Coffee & Waffle House

Cloud9 Wellness Hub 

Fitnesshub21

Fortitude Dance Company

Fun English Conversation Classes

Gadget Bees

Geo Thermal

Hair 21

Mesa Kitchen & Lounge

Mi Homes

More Yoga

Nourished Naturally

Parkwood Builders

 PH Sports

Punto

The Sacred Tree

S.E Beauty

Siobhan Cosgrave Herbalist & Naturopath

The Southgate Club

Swiss Care Clinic

Winchmore Lounge

                            



Another serious accident on Green Lanes


5.11k1

 

Sunday 4 November

Fox Lane junction with Green Lanes

"Removing the mini roundabout has made that junction much more hazardous"

 


 

Giovanni Restaurante & Pizzeria

Reopens


31.10k1

have a sneak preview here

 


 

13.4b7

 

Enfield Council: making our roads safer for everyone?


3.10p5

 


 

The results of the Fernleigh Road Area

Quieter Neighbourhood Consultation:

a partial 'victory' for residents

 

1.3h8

more details here

 


 

The distance between the zebra crossing

north of Masons Corner and the crossing

outside the Post Office at 822 Green Lanes

is 400 metres


29.6g2

 


 

Council to keep cycle lane dividers

despite safety fears

read Cllr Daniel Anderson's defence of orcas


http://www.enfieldindependent.co.uk/news/16268414.Council_to_keep_cycle_lane_dividers_despite_safety_fears/?ref=eb

  


 

If you are concerned about the safety of orcas

please sign the petition

 

9.5h4


https://www.change.org/p/london-borough-of-enfield-tell-enfield-council-to-take-the-orcas-out 


Whose clever idea was this?


16.7k3

 

Have you tripped over or hit one of these

whilst walking, driving or cycling?


 18.2g3

 

download the leaflet on how to report incidents

here


 Report it to Enfield Council

on the incident reporting page

here

 

 18.2g4

Enfield Council say orcas are safe - really?


 22.5.17

 


 

31.1g4

Read this research published

in the Evening Standard

here

  


 

Segregated cycle lanes are putting patients' lives at risk

medical leaders have warned

 

13.6d8


Ambulance on the wrong side of the road opposite Sainsbury's

read the Telegraph article

here

 


 

A beginners guide to taking wildlife photographs


14.2g4


Read here

 


 

Fix My Street


9.4g1

www.fixmystreet.com

 


 

Check out pollution levels today

  

12.1c8

 

http://www.londonair.org.uk/

 


 

11.1c8


CHECK OUT WHAT WE CAN RECYCLE HERE

 


 

12.6g4

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9.11m4


St Monica's Players have put forward

an alternative plan for the Intimate Theatre

View the proposals

 

Petition: Save The Intimate Theatre

 

14.9g3

 

Sign the petition

 

Steven Berkoff backs call to save The Intimate Theatre

Read the article in The Stage

 


 


 24.7g2

 Claire Hill is on a mission

Why less is more for Winchmore Hill

 


 

BAMBOS CHARALAMBOUS MP

FOR ENFIELD SOUTHGATE

https://www.bambos.org.uk/

 


 

14.5g1

Bush Hill Park councillors here


Grange councillors here


Winchmore Hill councillors here


https://new.enfield.gov.uk/

 


 

19.6d1

 

Winchmore Hill ward

November newsletter

download here


Grange ward

November newsletter

download here

 

 

Winchmore Hill Police 

CONTACT HERE

 


 

29.12b9a

 

Southgate Homebound

and Disabled Association

 

26.10c1 

 more details here

 


 

Ruth Winston Community Centre

 

 

 ruthwinstoncentre.com


 

Winchmore Hill Community Care

 

29.12b7

 

more details here  


 

9.8b9a

Dementia Cafe

at St Peter's Church Hall

on Fridays

More details here

  


 

5.1c2


www.noahsarkhospice.org.uk



Chickenshed Theatre 

 


 

The Fontliners Book Club

meets once a month in the Winchmore

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 READ OUR 2018 NEWSLETTER

 

The Highlands Village Book Group

invites new members

 contact Kate on 07944 756757

 
Winchmore Hill Book Club
 


Grovelands Park
Facebook Group

12.1c7
 

Winchmore Hill & Palmers Green Memories 
Facebook Group

 14.10b5
 

Winchmore Hill Families 
Facebook Group
 


 

Why the Fernleigh Road Quieter Neighbourhood Statutory Consultation should be declared null & void

on Monday, 26 March 2018. Posted in N21 Community

 

An open letter from a Fernleigh Road resident to Cllr Daniel Anderson on why the Fernleigh Road Statutory consultation should be withdrawn.

 

Dear Mr Anderson,

 

I refer to my earlier email below. I am writing to you again following the meeting of Fernleigh Road and Woodberry Avenue residents last week and to reiterate my earlier points.

 

The overall conclusion of the meeting was that the consultation, which closed on Sunday, has not been properly communicated to residents , is ill conceived, does not explore all available solutions to the overall traffic problem (including adjustments to Green Lanes) and therefore should be withdrawn. A revised consultation, incorporating the comments from the first consultation should take place once the local election outcome is known.

 

Our reasons are set out below:

1. Many residents did not receive the leaflet notifying them of the consultation and if they did, it did not boldly state that it was statutory. The document was very similar to the consultation document sent out last year and therefore confusing for those people who received it . More importantly, given the failed postal communication, many residents who have no internet access have not had enough time to view the proposals and respond.

 

2. Aspects of the consultation do not follow the Council's own consultation protocols as set out in the Engagement Framework document.

 

3. The range of questions (sections 6-10) of the consultation are too narrow to allow residents to properly express their views and allow the Council to reach a complete and rounded solution to the traffic problems affecting the whole area, including consideration of adjustments to Green Lanes, which may alleviate the need for traffic calming measures on adjacent roads (see below).

 

4. To date there has been no confirmation that the comments made in section 11 of the current consultation, and those made in the pre-Christmas consultation, will be considered and given equal weight to the answers to questions 6-10. If this is not done residents' views will not have been fully canvassed. It is unclear whether or not all responses to both consultations would be fully included prior to any decision making.

 

5. In particular, with regard to Fernleigh Road, we would generally support the need for 20mph traffic calming but would request that instead of the proposed speed hump/cushion just east of Haslemere Road, either a speed table or speed bumps are placed at the junction with Haslemere Road. There is currently nothing in Fernleigh Road to indicate the T junction. Installing a speed table at the junction of Fernleigh Road and Haslemere Road would slow traffic at this dangerous junction coming from both ends of the road and remove the need for a modified speed hump/cushion to the east of Haselmere Road. If speed humps or cushions are needed elsewhere, they should be placed in both sections of the road (top and bottom) – the most obvious location would be mid-way between each end of the road and the junction with Haselmere. In addition, no consideration appears to have been given to installing speed warning signs or cameras.

 

6. The solution to the traffic problems in Winchmore Hill needs to be a complete holistic solution and should include consideration of adjustments to Green Lanes. By the Council's own admission it is the changes to the configuration of the A105 that has necessitated the Quieter Neighbourhoods initiative in our area. The options presented do not include more effective measures such as:-

(i) Replacing the traffic lights on Green Lanes outside Sainsbury's and at the foot of Station Road with mini roundabouts or adjusting the phasing to improve traffic flows thus reducing traffic jams and the pollution caused.

 

(ii) Recessing bus stops on Green Lanes so that the road is not blocked

 

(iii) Cats eyes at raised and uneven surfaces that the cycle lane scheme introduced so that they are visible to pedestrians and cars .

 

Changes to Green Lanes should be considered as this may reduce the need for traffic calming measures elsewhere. If, for no other reason, changes to Green Lanes should be implemented in order to address the increased levels of pollution which we are all being subjected to due to the traffic congestion. In particular for those residents living close to the main road. Has there been any air quality measurements or any environmental impact analysis carried out for Green Lanes since the introduction of the cycle lanes scheme?

 

In summary given the flawed consultation process ; the potential that other, more effective, traffic calming measures have not been considered ; the impact of the traffic calming on many local households and the looming local elections, the consultation should be postponed and revisited after the election once the opportunity has been taken to improve the process.

 

Most importantly, the issues which we have raised regarding Green Lanes should be addressed first and without delay. Traffic calming measures on adjacent roads should not be implemented until the effectiveness of changes to Green Lanes have been assessed.

 

I trust that you will give proper consideration to my and other people's comments.

 

Yours sincerely

A Fernleigh Road resident (Name withheld from publication)

25.3.18

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