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  • INSIDE THIS MONTHS ISSUE Parkway Fund. Winding up. Family Fireworks night. Enfield’s ‘Younger Children’s Voices’ Words matter. David Burrowes on Gary McKinnon NOVEMBER 2012 ISSUE St Paul’s Pre school. 10 years anniversary. HADLEY WOOD NEWS Hadley Wood Running Club. Up and er..running. Hadley Wood Golf Club. Winter rules. AGM. Please note corrected date. Wednesday November 21st at 7. 30pm. Details inside.DESIGNED & PRINTED BY PRINTWAREHOUSE TELEPHONE: 020 8441 4482 Photo by John Leatherdale
  • The Parkway Fund Coffee and Cake the cause. Sadly, in April of this year, Sally (pictured below) lost her battle with cancerIt has been three Anyone?… It is All for but the new Chair, Susan How, along withmonths since we a good Cause… her team, namely, Jane Ewer, Sarareported on the Parkway Harrison, Colette Brideson, Melanie EwerFund and I welcome this The NSPCC is the only charity focussed on and Vanessa Northam, are all eager to playopportunity to bring all ending child cruelty across the UK. Their their part in helping to stop cruelty toour readers up to date work is driven by the simple belief that no Children, be it sexual abuse, neglect,with progress so far. child should suffer. You only have to open violence, cyberbullying or the like. We have taken legal the pages of any daily newspaper to know If you would like to play your part why notadvice as to the method of closing the that this is an enormous task. go along to their next fundraising event orParkway Fund and I summarise the action Here in Hadley Wood, whilst attending a volunteer to help? It is after all,..... All for anthat needs to be taken now. Coffee Morning, a Corporate Golf Day or a exceptionally good cause. A Notice to be put into the Newsletter and May Ball, you are given the opportunity to Vanessa Northamon the two noticeboards in Hadley Wood make a difference to the plight of childreninforming all Donors of the procedure in in the UK.closing the fund and the possible The Barnet Branch of the NSPCC hasentitlement of some donors to a refund of been in existence for many years. Stellathe remaining balance. This notice appears Ross- Collins, MBE, is Vice President of theon the page opposite.. branch and last month celebrated 75 years Letters will be sent out to all Donors to the of dedicated service to the NSPCC. AnitaFund explaining their individual situation Green, joint Vice President, was awardedand for those who are entitled to a refund, an OBE earlier this year for her service tothey will have the right to disclaim the the charity.remainder of their donation. The Barnet Appeals Committee is a small Claims against the Fund will be open for group of volunteers within the Branch, who3 months, after which we will apply to the were led for 14 years by the inspirational,Charity Commission for the granting of a onetime resident of Hadley Wood, SallyScheme to allow the remaining funds to be Grundy. During that period the Appealstransferred to the H.W.A. These residual committee raised in excess of £89,500 forfunds will be used for the benefit of theresidents of Hadley Wood by improving Sally and Anita at the very successful Butterfly Tea Party in 2011, which raisedfacilities at the Centre. £4856 for the NSPCC. This procedure has been quite complexand as such, I have to apologise for the FORTHCOMING EVENTSformality of the wording of these Christmas Stop and Shopdocuments, but the Association has to 22nd November 7-9 pm, 23rd November 10 am-1pm, at 4 Newmans Way, Hadley Wood.comply strictly with the regulations as set ‘Christmas Coffee morning. Hadley Memorial Hall Thursday 29th Novemberdown by the Charity Commission. 10.30am’.Graham Sharp May Ball at West Lodge Park Hotel, 3rd May 2013.Chairman HWA Spring coffee Morning 8th March 10am - 1pm, 2013, 4 Newmans Way. The PARK VETERINARY PARK VETERINARY VETERI ARY ARY PRACTICE P Cockfosters Cockfosters foste Clean • Spacious • Air-conditioned pacious ned The only local practice to p Fully Equipped. • Operating theatre • Xrays • Dental Wo eatre Workshop orkshop be FSA approved for A • Laboratory • Ultrasound • Endoscopy ory copy insurrance insurance claims. • Advanced Anaesthetic Monitoring ed ing • Puppy Parties • Geriatric care y e Call for details on how to Register ster 020 8275 0330 (24 hrs) 275 or visit www.theparkvets.com ww ww.theparkvets.co om Fr i e n d l y, Friendly, Compassionate e The Place for Puppy g & Caring Professionals. Parties! 2
  • CHARITY NAME: HADLEY WOOD ASSOCIATION (PARKWAY FUND.) REGISTERED CHARITY NUMBER: 303000. FUNDS WERE DONATED TO OPPOSE THE DEVELOPMENT OF HADLEY WOOD PARKWAY STATION AND CAR PARK. NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT MONEY FOR THIS PURPOSE CANNOT BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE BECAUSE G.N.E.R., WHO MADE THE ORIGINAL APPLICATION, NO LONGER HAVE THE FRANCHISE FOR THIS LINE AND THERE ARE NO APPLICATIONS FOR ANY OTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THIS NATURE. IF YOU GAVE MONEY FOR THAT PURPOSE YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO CLAIM IT BACK. IF YOU WISH TO DO SO, YOU MUST WRITE TO THE CHAIRMAN C/O: THE HADLEY WOOD ASSOCIATION, 1-7, CRESCENT EAST, HADLEY WOOD, HERTS. EN4 OEL. WITHIN 3MONTHS OF THE DATE OF THIS PUBLICATION. ( OR DATE FIXED ON NOTICE BOARD.) IF YOU WISH THE MONEY TO GO TO A SIMILAR CHARITABLEPURPOSE AND TO DISCLAIM YOUR RIGHT TO THE RETURN OF THE MONEY( LESS EXPENSES), YOU MUST ASK THE PERSON NAMED ABOVE FOR A FORM OF DISCLAIMER. IF YOU DO NOT EITHER MAKE A CLAIM WITHIN THE THREEMONTHS OR SIGN A DISCLAIMER, THE CHARITY COMMISSION MAY MAKE A SCHEME APPLYING THE MONEY TO OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES. YOU WILL STILL BE ABLE TO CLAIM THE RETURN OFYOUR MONEY ( LESS EXPENSES), BUT ONLY IF YOU DO SO WITHIN 6 MONTHS FROM THE DATE OF ANY SCHEME MADE BY THE COMMISSION. DATED: 15/11/12 3
  • The annual FamilyFireworks and bonfiredisplay.Bonfire night. Time to celebrate GuyFawkes and his ill fated attempt to blow upthe Houses of Parliament. 5.30pm and thegates to the Hadley Wood Association’sgrounds are open. A fine night. The familiesare coming in. Familiar faces everywhere.In the car park the Ghost train is rollingand the stalls in place. An evocative smellof coffee and hamburgers drifts fromthe caterers. Night falls and the oldroundabouts light up, magicallyrejuvenated. The marshalls, fresh fromGraham Sharp’s briefing meeting, struggleinto their Hi Viz jackets and move outamongst the spectators. Dominic andRichard head for the Courtleigh entrance.A rope stretches across the field. 50 m fromthe fire and 100m from the fireworks asspecified by the Fire Brigade. Mike andSue, Tasos, and David move into positionmaking sure that no small children can runtowards the fire. There’s a fine line in banterat the entry gates where Fred and Leona,Paul Jim Gregg and Kevin check thetickets.. Richard Whitton with two bulkyPCSO’s from our local Safe Neighbourhoodteam keep a cheerful and friendly eye onthe queue. Graham, in charge at the PAsystem announces his thanks to ourgenerous sponsors Statons and welcomesthe guests. The firework team under Neil’seagle eye are ready. Kamil Thomas andJohn looking weary but watchful patrol thefield. They’ve been working to prepare thesite since early morning. In the bar
  • relax . refresh . rejuvenate Thursday 22 November 2012 Christmas Eve ONE DAY ONLY Dinner Amazing Deals on Courses for Monday 24th December 2012 7pm - 9.30pm the New Oxyjet Facials + A quieter and more relaxed evening, dining to the accompaniment of our resident pianist Paul Jaffa. 10% Discount on all Neom Candles Full payment with booking. 020 8449 2687 £48.00 per person. 32 Crescent Westtemporary barmaids Lisa Carol and Sarahsmile at the customers and serve out the BOXING DAY Lunchmulled wine. Steve is there too joking and Wednesday 26th December 2012chatting. Business as usual. A small crisis. A civilised way to enjoy the day after Christmas. Lunch served in our Mary Beale Restaurant whilst enjoyingThe street lights fail in Crescent East and the accompaniment of our resident pianist.families struggle down a suddenly dark Full payment with booking.road to the car park. No complaints but its £70.00 per person (Children under 12 £39.00)worrying. 7.00pm and the fireworks start.Half an hour of explosions, flashes and WEST LODGE PARK YO U R C O U N T RY R E T R E AT Cockfosters Road, Hadley Wood, Herts, EN4 0PY. T: 020 8216 3900 Email: wlpreception@bealeshotels.co.uk Book online at: www.bealeshotels.co.uk Words Matter Gary McKinnon is not being extradited. How wonderful to be able to write these words which until the Home Secretary told me I did not fully believe could be true. Words matter. When the Prime Minister said before the election that Gary McKinnon ‘is a vulnerable young man and I see no compassion in sending him thousands of miles away from his home and loved ones to face trial’ we now know it really mattered. Compassion in words and now actions. his life if extradited and no assurance could The promises given were to my be given to authorities about preventing his constituent and they mattered to me as his death. Few people have been subject to so MP My constituents interests came first and . much scrutiny of their mental health byrockets light up the sky. The bonfire built I would have resigned my Government leading experts in the field of forensiclaboriously by David Hawkins and his team position as Owen Patersons PPS if the psychiatry, autism and Aspergersis torched. Is Guy, on top of the bonfire, Government had not been true to its word. syndrome. No one in the UK has beenhero or villain? Either way he perishes to Since the decision my in box has been full effectively on bail for 10 years or, as far ascheers from the crowd. By 9.00pm the of messages from families and friends of Gary was concerned, on deaths row.families have dispersed. A group of people with autism or Aspergers After the Home Secretary announced theteenagers sit around the embers of the fire syndrome. They take great comfort from the decision in Commons I sought anotherchatting and laughing. Our PCSO’s wonder recognition and understanding of the promise – that never again would aaloud at their good behaviour. Eventually serious impact of the condition. I have also vulnerable UK citizen face 10 years ofthe site closes down. The stalls and ghost received messages from those with mental mental torture like Gary McKinnon and thattrain are dismantled and loaded onto vans health conditions who lack a voice. So the British sense of justice and fair playand lorries. By 11.00pm it is all quiet. words matter. would return to extradition. This could beThankfully the rain has held off. At 0830 I have the advantage of having seen all the legacy of Gary Mckinnon. A life saved,next morning Graham is back on site with the medical evidence – both Garys doctors promises delivered and legacy secured.the indefatigable trio Kamil, Thomas and and the Home Office’s doctors. I also have Words matter.John. The clearing up process starts. the experience of 20 years as a Criminal David Burrowes MP It is raining hard. As usual. Defence Solicitor. Garys medical defenceRod Armstrong was clear and compelling. He would take
  • June and ChristopherKeyte. InternationalVoices of EnfieldFive choirs for Childrenand Young PeopleNow celebrating their21st YearOccasionally we get a new insight into theworld of those many admirable activitieswhich go on in communities all around this your attention our wonderful children’scountry. The activities I discovered this choirs which are in their 21st year. We havemonth are those organised by an Enfield just started rehearsals for our Christmascouple June and Christopher Keyte. Concerts which are taking place at The Dr June Keyte MBE ARAM FRSA Dugdale Centre in Enfield Town onChurchill Fellow has been Director of Music Saturday 8th December at 7pm andfor over 50 years at several schools in Sunday 9th December at 3pm. It will includeEnfield as well as conducting children’s Britten’s Ceremony of Carols accompaniedchoirs and BBC school radio programmes. by the young talented harpist HeatherLack of space means we cannot include all Wrighton. There will also be famousthe details of her distinguished career Christmas music by John Rutter and otherthough the letters MBE after her name lovely seasonal pieces, many of which will the age of six or seven. They all live locallyunderline the importance of her be accompanied by the professional Martin and are CRB checked.contributions to music in the UK. Smith String Quartet. Your readers are most welcome to see Dr Christopher Keyte Hon RAM is a well We have five choirs from the ages of other details of our 21 years includingknown solo singer. His musical career three to twenty three years. The five to eight venues that we have sung in and the manystarted as a Choral Scholar at King’s year olds are in the CYV singers, eight to countries we have visited. These includeCollege Cambridge and developed both twelves are in the NYC singers and the the Czech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland,here and abroad. He has sung at many older members are in the 4 part Chorale. Wales, Finland and Italy. Further details canfamous venues including the Royal Opera We rehearse fortnightly between one and be seen on the website below.House Covent Garden and made over fifty five pm (depending on the age of the young Best wishesrecordings. His career also took in his people) in the Burford Hall at the rear of June and Christopher Keyte, 20 Brycedaleappointment as Professor of Singing at the Palmers Green United Reformed Church Crescent, London N14 7EYRoyal Academy Music. N13 4LR.. All children and young people Tel: 0208-882-7404 In 1992 June and Christopher started a are most welcome and there is no audition. Fax: 0208-882-0630children’s choir in Enfield. It was called We have seven graduate musicians on the keytemusic@gmail.comChildren’s Voices. It’s tremendous success staff, three of whom were members from www.childrensinternationalvoices.co.uklead to the formation offurther groups. Olderchoristers from 14 years andup became the InternationalVoices Chorale, youngersisters and brothers formedthe Not Yet Chorale (8-12yrs) and younger childrenstill became the Children’sYounger Voices choir (5-8year olds). All the choirshave had widespreadsuccess. The older childrenhave toured abroad anddeveloped many links withsimilar organisationsinternationally. In a letter to this magazineJune sends us thismessage. ‘Dear Hadley Wood Newsreaders, We would like to bring to
  • Dr Keith Garber Dr Andrew Halmer Dr Tina Chrysostomou All aspects of general dentistry offered throughout the week including Saturday morning appointments Please contact our reception 16 Crescent West, Hadley Wood, Barnet, Herts, EN4 0EJ Tel: 020 8441 0257St Paul’s Pre- school10th AnniversaryCelebrationOn a glorious autumn day in September StPauls Pre-School held a fete to celebrateits 10th Anniversary. The grounds and hallwere laid out with a variety of stalls andgames and many past and presentchildren, past and present parents, and ourfaithful staff took part in the numerousactivities and enjoyed the delicious teaserved with homemade cakes. Ten years ago St Paul’s Pre-Schoolopened with just 7 children and 2 loyaldedicated staff with some helpers. Ten years on, St Pauls Pre-School is athriving bustling hive of activity, withoutstanding ratings given by OFSTED.However it continues to instil a love oflearning through a stimulating and funenvironment, taking into account theindividual needs of each child. Our pre-school is open term time from9.15am to 12.15pm with a lunch club until1.30pm for the older ones. For more information contact LorettaGregorian, Supervisor, on 0208 447 0448 oremail stpaulspreschool@btinternet.com.
  • Phono-Graphix reading programme to develop fluent readers in 4 terms Preparation for 7+ - 11+ with a high success rate KS1 – KS2 Comprehension and Language Sense programme KS1 – KS2 Maths tuition GCSE English Preparation Classes are held at Hadley Wood Association on Saturdays. Group sessions or private tuition available. We provide children with the innovative Phono-Graphix reading programme, then further their skills to improve comprehension in reading and to develop pupils’ techniques and knowledge; allowing them to demonstrate advanced sentence structure and language sense. Tailored to suit all abilities and styles of learning. Excellent results guaranteed! For further information please contact Zoe - 0845 6529955/07962391134 or email info@readandsucceed.org.ukHadley Wood Running ClubWith just one week to go until their first anniversary Hadley Wood Running Club has a double reason to be celebrating! The group,which was started in November last year, has gone from strength to strength and has been named as Womens Running MagazinesRunning Group of the Year. Delighted club founder Sensev El-Ahmadi said "I see this as an acknowledgement of all the hard work my husband Rachid andI have put in to try to get the local community running. Its been an amazing first year, and this award just makes it all worthwhile!Were very proud to have also raised over £5000 for charity last year, and its great that through our efforts others are benefiting."Sens Al Ahmadi
  • WINDOW CLEANING SERVICES Includes Frames, Sills, Doors and Conservatories 6 or 8 Weekly Cleans or One off Clean All aspects of general practice .co.uk References available. covered. Same day and All work guaranteed weekend appointments Our mobile valeting service is now A Local Small Company Based @ Hadley Wood or local offering specialized treatments for In Barnet Tel. 0208 441 8100 or 07861 764 994 Private Hospitals your car. Mini valet•Machine polish email: bugodx3@gmail.com veenasingh@hotmail.co.uk Supaguard•One day valet Bodywork repair Call Adam on 07973 272347 orLetters to the Editor email adam@aquavalet.co.uk Patients on the NHS list are excludedDear EditorCongratulations on the Hadley Wood News30th anniversary! The pictures bring back Saturday morning football for primary in those years - a modest affair then butmemories. school boys was hugely popular and was heaven for small boys chasing each other David and I moved into Parkgate Avenue, followed by ploughman’s lunch in the hither and yon. And Philip Tufnell, now aHadley Wood in August 1967 and moved Hadley Wood Association’s bar. familiar voice on Test Match Special and anout in August 1985. During those 18 years, Hadley Wood was particularly good at expert in garden makeovers, apparently,we brought up our two sons, Mark and celebrating Royal events. The party to was a schoolboy growing up in HadleyGavin, and will always feel a deep affection celebrate the Queen’s Silver Jubilee in 1977 Wood and creating a stir even then!for Hadley Wood. was held on the field in Bartram’s Lane and Hadley Wood was such a sociable place It was a smaller place than now, with a as the rain poured down, many people to live in with young children – I’m sure it stilldeep community spirit. The playgroup was sheltered under the trestle tables! In 1981, is. We always felt we had been incrediblyonly a few years old and I remember trying I helped to organise a grand street party to lucky to find a house there (for which weto organise metal grids round the radiators celebrate the wedding of Prince Charles paid the princely sum of about £7,000!) Wein the hall to protect the children – an early and Lady Diana Spencer – it was held in knew nothing about the area and by luckynod to health and safety! Kingwell Road and a right royal time was chance, stumbled upon an extraordinary The annual sports day, the brainchild, I had by all. I remember going to a potter in corner of Hertfordshire, which gave ourthink, of Leslie Ross Collins ably supported Stratford-on-Avon to collect 150 specially sons a secure, stimulating, and happyby a team of enthusiastic dads, was the commissioned inscribed coffee mugs – is childhood with memories that will last ahighlight of the year for many of the yours still lurking at the back of the lifetime.children. My sons still have their winners’ cupboard? And bonfire night which started Sheila Mortimermedals in specially produced mounts. and drove ions of car. He was a train enthusiast interesting items from the online vers asions after dark fromLetter from America. the Telegraph and Daily Mail, plus letters to us on several occ The other Palmers Green to watch the steam trains our grandchildren still in Enfield. uma bly at the endDear Editor mailbox when thundering past. Pres Green day I happened to be by the sight,I was sad to hear the Hadley and she thanked me for of Bartrams Lane. A splendidgarage has been sold on. I often looked in the mailgirl arrived of the footplate d. The online especially the glimpse Office helping her to be still employethere enviously. As for the Post l are free, glow ing as the fireman shovelled coal into very Daily Telegraph and Daily Mai little older a having closed that must be othe r UK papers, the boiler. When I was a clos ing unlike some Hadley inconvenient. Post Offices are The favourite bike ride was through are updated throughout the day. here too, the US Postal Service is losing a and ip; there are Woods themselv es and I recall one course Mail has a huge US readersh of great deal of money, due mainly of ust Bank Holiday when hordes ments from Americans saying Aug to email and on line bill paying. There is often com t is going people were sitting on the grass by the l box that they learn more of wha no front door letterbox delivery; a mai the Mail than they lake. I got into con versation with a couple on a post where the fron t lawn meets the on over here from of them and learned that it was a pop ular kerb serves for both delivery and pick up do from the US press. t End ers. I h and bank holiday venue for Eas . Yesterday I went on Google Eart of outgoing mail which is convenient t from which it wonder if thats still the case. metal took a look at Crescent Wes When you mail a letter you raise a a layby opposite I see that Janice Salmon is still acti ve. eared that there is still arm to alert the mail carrier. When we first app s the mobile Another daughte r who is currently living street our old house at No. 59. Doe a pupil of hers and would like arrived here I would look down the it? I recall that if we were with us was in the morning and almost every mailbox library still use her how her teaching has helped it visited we used to take cups to tell would have its arm up. Now mine is the home when She would like her Seeing Bartrams her subsequently. only one that does. I write at least once a of tea across. if that is possible. that my introduction to email address week separate letters to both my Lane reminded me Kind regards was a very in Hadley Wood occurred when I dau ghter and her two children friend with a Guy Davis s of small boy. My sister had a boy California, enclosing printout
  • Winter Comes to Pilates Teacher - Personal TrainerHadley Wood Golf Established lower back specialist If youre looking for dramatic changes in the way yourClub body looks, feels and performs. If you want to improve flexibility, strength and agility, muscle tone, andAs the nights draw in, and the leaves begin become less prone to injury... Then youre about to discover how you can do all this, quickly and easily,to fall, it’s very tempting to turn the heating with your One to One Pilates session!up, switch on the TV and stay indoors. But EASING YOUR BACK PAIN WITH PILATESwinter doesn’t have to mark the end of your Pilates can both alleviate existing back problems andenjoyment of the great outdoors. Golf, prevent future ones. 0208 364 9955 or 0208 441 1556considered by many as a spring and No matter what your age or condition, Pilates will work for you!summer activity, is a game that you can Make a difference in your life today!continue to play and enjoy throughout the Contact Stuart on: 07787 552326winter. Or email: stuart@pilates-stuart.co.uk Imagine yourself wrapped up warm,standing on the first tee in the brilliant www.pilates-stuart.co.ukmorning sun. Perhaps a cup of steamingcoffee warming your hands, and a flask of you won’t receive a handicap from Hadley Advertorialwhisky tucked in your bag for later. There’s Wood or win competitions, you will bethe low hum of friendly banter as your entitled to play on the basis of a full seven- Getting Jobs Done.golfing buddies trade stories and jokes. The day member. You will also have access to All householders will know about jobsdew glistens off the fairway as you step up the Club’s fantastic practice ground, and be that need doing. Putting them off orand take your position on the tee; you take able to enjoy its varied social events. doing it yourself are cheap and popularone final glance down your target line “Lots of people pack their golf clubs away solutions though eventually some jobsbefore sending your golf ball soaring into in the winter, but they are missing out on all have to be done with outsidethe sky. You pick up your tee and smile to that our game has to offer. Our Winter professional assistance. Who to get theyourself, content in the knowledge that for Membership is a great way to keep your help from can be a problem. We allthe next few hours you’ll be amongst good game honed and ready for the spring have favourite plumbers andfriends, and enjoying a game you love. season, whilst playing at a premier golf club electricians but they may be busy. For To encourage golfers of all abilities to get at a significantly reduced rate” said Alistair some jobs we simply do not know whotheir golf clubs out and enjoy the pleasures Cook, General Manager of Hadley Wood is best qualified to do the work needed.of Winter Golf, Hadley Wood Golf Club is Golf Club. M & C Household services, a localagain offering its competitive Winter For further information about Winter company based in Brookman’s ParkMembership package. For just £375, you Membership, or the Club’s other flexible and Potters Bar, offer a solution. Theywill have unrestricted access to one of membership packages, please contact employ 20 staff with all the skills theNorth London’s premier golf clubs and all Alistair Cook, General Manager on 0208 average householder needs.the facilities it has to offer from 1st 449 4328 or gm@hadleywoodgc.com. Plumbers, electricians, painters andNovember 2012 to 31st March 2013. Whilst Yvette Dainton decorators, end of tenancy cleaners, spring cleaners, after party cleaners, odd jobs, rubbish disposal, ironing, lawn mowing, tiling, plastering etc even flat pack assembly are amongst the services they provide. They will also organise skips for you, deal with the Council for licences and they give free estimates. Marc and his team who run the company tells us that all staff have been vetted and interviewed, they are fully insured and, importantly, are the sort of people they would be happy to have in their own homes. They know their company stands or falls on recommendations and say that they are already winning a high reputation for the quality of their work. For more information about services and a free quote telephone: Office 01707 551 271 and Mobile 07946 585 156.
  • Hadley Wood residentwins trampoliningcompetition at just sixyears oldCongratulations to our local Hadley Woodresident Sophia Richmond who, aged just 6years old, recently came in 1st place out of27 competitors in the Under 9 division of theBritish Gymnastics London Trampoliningregional competition held at the NationalTrampoline centre in Harlington, Middlesex This is a remarkable achievement giventhat she was competing mostly againstcompetitors two to three years older and atestament to the training and commitmentshe puts into a sport she clearly loves. Aswell as winning the individual award, Sophiaalso helped her team Zenith TC, based atthe Furzefield Centre in Potters Bar, takefirst place against seven other competingLondon teams – who knows, she may beone to watch at the 2020 Olympics team. HADLEY WOOD ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Wednesday November 21st at 7.30pm At the Hadley Wood Association Centre Hall Far end of tennis courts on Crescent East. Agenda Minutes of the last meeting and matters arising. Chairman’s report, Financial report, Buildings and grounds, Membership, Reports from Clubs. Hadley Wood Newsletter, Security, Parkway fund, Elections of officers, AOB. Nominations for positions as Officers should be forwarded to the Chairman Mr Graham Please join the Hadley Sharp as soon as possible. Wood Association and Under Article 29 of the Company’s articles, one help preserve our open spaces. third of the Directors must apply for re-election It is your Residents each year by rotation. Association Dr R.Armstrong resigns and is available Tel. Lisa on for re-election 0208 449 7193
  • From Cottages to Country EstatesOFFICES AT BARNET TOTTERIDGE HADLEY WOOD BROOKMANS PARK RADLETT HADLEY GREENHADLEY WOOD £1,650,000 HADLEY WOOD £1,675,000 HADLEY WOOD £1,195,000 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 5 Receptions 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 4 Receptions Siematic 3 Bedrooms Family Bathroom 2 ReceptionsKitchen/Breakfast Room Utility Room Southerly Kitchen Utility Room Rear Garden Kitchen/Breakfast Room Rear Garden Aspect Rear Garden Swimming Pool Garage Triple Garage Off Street Parking Double Length Garage HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 COCKFOSTERS £745,000 NEW BARNET £699,950 HADLEY WOOD £379,950 3 Bedrooms Family Bathroom 3 Receptions 4 Bedrooms Family Bathroom 3 Receptions Converted 1st Floor Apartment 2 Bedrooms Kitchen/Dining Area Rear Garden Kitchen Rear Garden Approx. 120ft 2 Bathrooms Reception Room Large Balcony Newly Refurbished Off Street Parking Allocated Parking HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 HADLEY WOOD OFFICE 020 8440 9797 SALES OFFICES AT: BARNET 020 8449 3383 TOTTERIDGE 020 8445 3694 HADLEY WOOD 020 8440 9797 BROOKMANS PARK 01707 661144RADLETT 01923 604321 NEW HOMES SHOWCASE HADLEY GREEN 020 8441 9555 PREMIER LETTINGS HADLEY GREEN 020 8441 9796 RADLETT 01923 608383 www.statons.com Associated Offices in Mayfair & Moscow The Hadley Wood Association 7 Crescent East Hadley Wood Herts EN4 0EL 8449 7193 hadley.woodassoc@btconnect.com www.hadleywood.org.uk Chairman Graham Sharp 020 8449 2133 sharpie14@btinternet.com Editor Publisher Rod Armstrong 020 8449 5924 Advertising and Centre Manager Lisa Winston 020 8449 7193 hadley.woodassoc@btconnect.com Advertising Manager Betty Brough 020 8441 6859 bbr1934@aol.com Hall Bookings Annie 07903 138 235 hallbookings.hwa@gmail.com Security Task Force Membership Secretary/Admin Caroline Berlyn 020 8441 8020 HWA Membership Secretary Mrs Sue Finlay Tel. 0208 441 2595The Hadley Wood News is published usually during the first weekend of each month. It is a community publication with the objective of bringing local news,views and events to the residents and friends of Hadley Wood. It is non-profit making with any surplus going to the Hadley Wood Association (HWA) for thedirect benefit of residents. Content is produced voluntarily with the make-up, printing and distribution paid for by advertising. Thank you to all our advertisers,without whom this magazine would not be possible. If you would like to contribute to a future issue or receive updates via email, please contact the Editorand Publisher. The HWA and anyone associated with the content of this newsletter cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy, claims or viewsexpressed. The Hadley Wood News does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the advertisements or other information accesseddirectly or indirectly from this publication, nor the quality of any products, services, information or other materials displayed, purchased or obtained byanyone as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in connection with those products, services, information or other materials.HadleyWood News shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions contained in any advertisement or other information within this publication.The Publisher reserves the right to amend, abridge or reject any copy supplied for publication. E&OE HWA December 2011 To download a copy of this and/or previous issues of Hadley Wood News, please visit www.hadleywood.org.uk 12