24th July: Launch of Parkforce and Green Flag Celebration

Haringey Council would like to invite you to a celebration of this year’s Green Flag Awards and launch of Parkforce – our innovative approach to park supervision.

The event will run from 1 – 3 pm (with speeches at 1.15) on Friday 24 July 2009 at Albert Road Recreation Ground, N22 in a marquee on the grass to the front of the Pavilion Café.

Albert Road Rec is situated between Bounds Green and Muswell Hill, close to Bounds Green Underground Station (Piccadilly Line) and on the 102, 184 and 299 bus routes that run past the park.

The event will provide an excellent opportunity for networking and information sharing. There will be representatives from Haringey Council, the Metropolitan Police, conservation charity BTCV and Haringey Friends of Parks Forum, as well as other partners and groups.

We would appreciate it if you could indicate whether you will be able to attend by replying to this email – so that we have an idea of numbers expected.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Monthly Friends drop-in

Sunday 2nd August, 2pm

In the hut by the paddling pool in the Rec

For all park users and local residents. We meet on the first Sunday of every month – the more people the merrier!


Saturday 11th July 2:00pm
The Friends are having another work-in in the Lordship Woodlands nr Downhills Pk Rd to cut back the rest of the dogwood and overgrown shrubbery… It’s so much fun this will be the third time in 3 months! If you’re up for it bring secateurs or shears.

So there you are – something for everyone: creative photography, cutting and slashing, or just come along for moral support (and see you in the hut afterwards for a cup of tea!).

Photo Afternnon

Saturday 11th July 2:00pm

We are holding a photography afternoon on Saturday July 11th in the rec to meet up and walk around  taking photos of scenes in the rec  that we think best express how we feel about the rec. Our favourite  ones will go towards an exhibition called The Essence of the Rec to  be held as part of the Lordship Rec festival on September 12th.

We will meet at 2pm at the gate to the rec nearest to the Broadwater  Centre on Adams Road/Freedom Road and go off from there around the rec.

If you are feeling creative, then do come along.

Lordship Rec Community Festival – invitation for community groups

Lordship Rec Community Festival – Sept 12th 2009

Festival planning meeting:Monday 29th June, 6.30pm @ Broadwater Farm Community Centre, 1 Adams Rd, N17

All welcome

Invitation to all local community groups

Once again the Lordship Rec Users Forum is organising its annual community festival and we’re inviting you and your members to get involved! Last year 3,000 people attended and participated (see below for a report). The festival is a key part of the ongoing efforts to showcase the potential of the park, encourage greater usage, continue to develop community-led partnership working, and to pursue the regeneration of Tottenham’s largest green open space.

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The Big Lunch (19th July) at BWF Community Centre

Big Lunch

Sunday 19th July, 1-3pm, Broadwater Farm Community Centre

On Sunday 19th July 2009, The Big Lunch (an Eden Project initiative) is inviting 61 million people across the UK to simultaneously sit down to eat lunch with their neighbours, as a simple act of community.

The aim is to give people the tools to strengthen their communities through activities such as neighbourhood-watch; improving local amenities, taking care of the elderly or disabled; making imaginative improvements to the local environment and sharing resources. 

Haringey Council (Neighbourhood Management) is facilitating a Big Lunch on the green space of the Broadwater Farm Community Centre.  You, and members of your group, are warmly invited.

Food Co-op & Community Cafe OPEN – Fri 26th & Sat 27th June!

Back To Earth,Tottenham Invite you to the Tottenham Food Co-op & the Farm Community Kitchen / Cafe this Friday, June 26th & Saturday June 27thfrom 12-30 to 3-30.

Healthy, fresh,organic, sustainable fruit & veg from our own Tottenham Food Co-op, plus delicious,freshly cooked, world food from our Farm Community Kitchen.

The latest plans for Lordship Rec will be on display for your edification  & comments.

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