Holloway Road Closures

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TfL is about to move the utilities at Upper Holloway railway bridge, and there will be road closures between Fairbridge Road and Wedmore Gardens from 21st October. Council leader Richard Watts tweets “This is astonishing incompetence from TfL. Total lack of local consultation. Claudia Webbe and I [are] still seeing if anything can be done”. Details on TfL’s website, and articles in the Islington Gazette and Evening Standard.

Living Advent Calendar

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Once again Amy Pollard will be orchestrating this popular event, and held a cheese and wine evening on 21 September to get things rolling. If you weren’t able to make it but would like to get involved, email Amy. There’s a review of last year’s event on our Reviews page.
13/9/16 | 22/9/16

Archway Park

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Improvement works on Archway Park have been delayed, but should begin in late October 2016, with a planned construction period of 14 weeks. During the works the ball court and play area will be closed to the public. Before works begin appropriate posters and notices will be displayed at the park entrances. See the plans.

Gyratory Latest

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TfL is about to resurface the roads around the gyratory, and there will be road closures from 17th September. Download details. To receive updates from TfL and for further information see our Gyratory Page.
18/3/16 | 13/9/16

Parkland Walk Reprieve

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Haringey Council has announced that it will keep its historic covenants and not allow motorised vehicles to cross the nature trail in order to access a development in Parkland Walk. See story in Ham & High. Background on Archive Page.

Facebook Group

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Our Facebook group is a forum for local news and information, communication between residents, recommendations, sharing and other fun things. It replaces the website forums, blog and local traders list, which are seldom used and, in the case of the latter, difficult to keep current and accurate. To join up go to facebook.com/groups/whitehallpark/ or click the Facebook icon at the top of this page.
Articles from What’s New that are time-expired but might still be of relevance can be found on the ARCHIVE page.

WHPARA Charity Concert

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This year’s WHPARA Concert in aid of the Cold Weather Night Shelter for the Homeless will be on Friday 25th November 2016 at 7.30pm in St. Andrew’s Church, Whitehall Park. As usual, Layil Barr will be getting a group together for the event. Tickets will be £12 adults, £20 for two.

Activities at St. Andrew’s

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Dads & Kids drop-in, Zumba classes for all ages, badminton (see Activities) and more. Details on their newly-updated website.

Islington Parks

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A range of events taking place in parks and green spaces around Islington. Check the Eventbrite website.
Who We Are
WHPARA is a Residents Association covering the CA7 Whitehall Park Conservation Area of North Islington. It is run voluntarily by a small group of local residents. More details.
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