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  • It would be a shame if Neil moved onto something else. He is talented and has been adventurous in the various offerings he has curated around here although I wasn't convinced with the Sunderland chip shop concept
  • I hope it will come back? Anyone know?
  • Just had my back wheel hub and gears service for £25. Nice young lad who did the work.
  • Butlers seems to have opened looks very like the Framers place that used to be in that until. Hope they make a go of it
  • You mean the newly signed by a big arch MacKenzie Garden ! He designed the park. It looked really good in 1910 https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ACYBGNSupRxc6GJxZpglmFxZe9H9HGpheQ:1572281561993&q=MacKenzie+Garden+finsbury+park&tbm=isch&…
  • Just walked through the park for the first time in a while. There seems to be loads of work going whcih looks like it will improve the place. I guess this must be the money spent from the fees from the summer time concerts. The kids certainly s…
  • Luke I wasn't intending to be pushing remain it was more about the potential breakup of the UK with Scotland winning a referendum and Border poll in Ireland reuniting the island of Ireland. Events as they are at the moment are moving that way. Jo…
  • "an option that doesn't break us all apart except a deal right" The deal as it is will cause an enormous "break us all apart" Being in the EU is vastly superior from an economic point of view. Scotland will vote in a Indy vote to leave the U…
  • https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/696730079e6a63359956b635680ee50774b2b604/0_214_6720_4032/master/6720.jpg?width=620&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=d442ffb322659f4592b3219efcf9fc48
  • We have 6 going 2 up on last time, it may well be the last chance, hopfully lots and lots of folks will show up. Details here https://www.peoples-vote.uk/ https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/let-us-be-heard-march-october-19-route-and-m…
  • House conversions into flats must contribute to the pressure or lack of it
    in No water Comment by Ali October 11
  • If anyone is nerdy enough this explains the TW approach to reducing leakage https://www.thameswater.co.uk/-/media/Site-Content/Your-water-future-2018/Appendices/dWRMP19-Appendix-M---Leakage-011217.pdf Seems to me that a preventative measure such …
    in No water Comment by Ali October 10
  • I thought this is quite interesting for context https://corporate.thameswater.co.uk/media/Facts-and-figures TW is a very big organisation and I guess fixing leaks must be never ending. Bit like squeezing a balloon, when you fix one the pressu…
    in No water Comment by Ali October 9
  • Live ish updates https://www.mylondon.news/news/north-london-news/live-updates-finsbury-park-burst-17048769
    in No water Comment by Ali October 8
  • https://twitter.com/steveastubbs/status/1181468125084168192
    in No water Comment by Ali October 8
  • https://twitter.com/heisenben/status/1181470960651816962
    in No water Comment by Ali October 8
  • Anyone tried the relocated Piccolo Diavolo, it seemed quite busy as I wondered past on Saturday evening. The Vietnamese only had two people in it. For some reason it is not as popular as it used to be.
  • It also used to be different hours in the City with closing quite early on a Friday night. I can remember lock ins on a Friday afternoon in the Prince of Wales in Warren Street frequented by the likes of Jimmy Knap and Mick MCGahey as their offic…
  • I have lived here long enough to have seen what SG was like back in the day ie 1980s. Between Toll Park and Crouch there was one restaurant, the Vegi Indian with Jacks across the road. There where I think 3 newsagents, and Tesco’s that used to clo…
  • A letter arrived last week
  • There will be a bit more footfall than before Wells Terrace closure as I guess folks will have realised you can now get to Blackfriars in 16 mins ! There seems to be only one "tent" up earlier today.
  • I have either walked or cycled under the bridges on the way to or from work for about 30 years and what we have now only really started after the closure of Well Terrace Tube entrance. The other thing is that this blog has been going for quite so…
  • Under the bridge was it demand that created the supply or supply that created the demand ? It will go away once the footfall disappears when the new entrance opens
  • It is probaly a fixed price contract
  • LukeG. At the time of purchase in the block it will have been a leasehold I guess because it would quite impractical to do it any other way. That lease will have obligations on both sides but I do agree the process doesn't seem very fair. Is…
  • Side effect of the right to buy at a pretty massive discount and possible value increase. I guess at some stage buyer's must have thought they had done well but it all comes home on the end although it does seem that owners are trying it on a bit …
  • The Hornsey seat is probably a marginal with the Libdems in with a good chance unless Labour get their act together the Brexot
  • I always thought the barriers on the roads was to stop rat running by drivers. The new Wells Terrace entrance/exit to the tube is I believe on private land so it will be interesting to see what the landlord is prepared to put up with. Charcuterie…
  • Brodiej. There is quite a bit of benefit it was discussed here http://www.stroudgreen.org/discussion/comment/92095/#Comment_92095