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But shopkeepers and businesses
say NO to proposals. (page 2)
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Parking petition at the
In July 2013 about 350 residents, shop and
business owners signed a petition asking
Enfield for help with the difficult parking
arrangements outside the parade of shops.
The Hadley Wood Association was involved
and after discussion with all the businesses
on the parade and with the intention to
improve customer attendance the petition
proposed a one hour free parking period
followed by a two hour chargeable period
enforceable between the 0900 and 1700
In response the Council commenced a
three stage consultation process starting
with a questionnaire sent out on March 3rd
to the shop owners and businesses of
Crescent West as well as to residents in the
vicinity. The document points out that the
Council is seeking the views of traders,
businesses and residents and that all
comments received by Friday 21st March
‘will be carefully considered by the Council
before a decision is made and that if it is
decided to proceed with introducing Pay
and Display a further statutory consultation
will take place’.
Their proposals were to replace the peak
hour restrictions outside the shops with a
Pay and Display parking bay in front of the
shops and between the bus stop and
access to No.33 Crescent West. Loading
bays would be considered.
The on-street charges would be
Up to 15 minutes £0.30p
Up to 30 minutes £0.60p
Up to 1 hour £1.20p
Up to two hours £2.40p
Further discussions with the shop owners
and businesses suggest that the majority
are NOT in favour of this proposal and
are unhappy with the absence of any
free parking period. Most feel that
these proposals would reduce customer
attendance and that if a free parking
period was not possible then the current
system should continue. Hopes were
expressed for an opportunity to discuss
the plans. Any questions should go to
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone
020 8379 3553. Copies of the questionnaire
can be obtained by contacting the
HWA on 02084497193 or emailing
The Hadley Wood Association (HWA)
Fame has reached Hadley Wood where
Julie Hall’s recipe book produced in
memory of her late cookery partner Sue
Clark of Lancaster Avenue was presented
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Cookery Book gets
Royal seal of approval
to Princess Michael of Kent at a charity
dinner held at the House of Lords last
Princess Michael, accompanied by
David Ellis OBE Chair of
Trustees, thought the book
was so good she gave a copy
to her son who is learning to
cook. The evening was a
charity event to help raise
money for Peace Hospice
Care at Watford who helped
to look after Sue during the
latter months of her life. So far
the book has sold almost 750
copies raising an estimated
£4750 for the Hospice. If any
one would like to make an
independent donation to the
Peace Hospice please
contact Brian Clark on
02084407543 who is
collecting all monies for this
Julie is continuing with her
cookery classes starting
again next March and any one
wishing to attend should
contact her on 0208 440 1820
keen interest in the public side of life, and I
recognise the need to have pursuits
beyond my professional life which have real
meaning and purpose.” He continued “the
exciting prospect of representing my own
neighbourhood and its interests to Enfield
Council is a serious responsibility, and one
which I would feel privileged to take on”. In
support of these sentiments he is not new
to community engagement already serving
as a Governor of Hadley Wood Primary
School and organizing successful
fundraisers for a well known disabled
children’s charity. “What about Hadley
Wood?” I continue. “I think it is really
important for local representatives to know
their area and its issues” Jason replied.
“Hadley Wood has a unique and special
character and it deserves a loud and clear
voice. Conservation of our Green Belt and
supporting our local businesses are
important objectives to name just two” He is
very interested in the Government’s plans
for Neighbourhood Forums and is already
sitting on a small HWA committee
researching this option. “Not to mention our
parking issues” he adds wryly. Hadley
Wood understandably given its relative
affluence, has always come well down the
pecking order in the Council’s list of
concerns. Nevertheless when appropriate
we need someone on our side and with the
loss of Paul McCannah from the Council
Hadley Wood would clearly benefit from a
homegrown representative. Here is a
talented and local young man trying for a
place in local affairs. We wish him well.
It was only when I became involved with the
Hadley Wood Association that the
importance of having good local councilors
really dawned on me. So it was with great
interest that I met Jason Charalambous
now selected by the Conservative Party as
a candidate for the Enfield Council elections
I asked him how the process of selection
worked. He replied “After expressing my
interest in standing, I went through a
selection process by the local political party
I support. In my case the Enfield Southgate
Conservative Party”. He was selected for
Cockfosters ward (that’s us) along with two
other candidates, Andy Milne and Michael
Lavender. A total of three councillors
represent each ward and the election will be
on May 22nd.
I asked Jason about his background.
Born in Hadley Wood, he attended Hadley
Wood Primary School, then Haberdashers.
From there he went to King’s College
London to study Law before being Called
to the Bar at the Middle Temple. He then
worked in the City and qualified as a
Why a councillor? “Well” he replied,
“whilst I enjoy my work as a lawyer, I have a
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Completion of the
Last Autumn Sustrans, a charity devoted to
sustainable and safe transport (eg cycle
and pedestrian ways throughout the UK)
upgraded the path which runs parallel to
the railway northwards from Hadley Wood
Station to Waggon Rd. Bryn Lockwood the
Sustrans Area Manager for North London is
in charge and has taken pains to discuss
all the work involved with neighbouring
residents, the Hadley Wood Association as
well as Enfield Council and various
The last part of this ‘permissive
pathway’ is now underway as it runs
through the woods on Hadley Wood
Association ground. The contractors
have dug out about 150 mms of the
existing path’s topsoil to create a solid
foundation for a tarmac surface.
Sustrans point out that ‘the tarmac will
quickly weather and be softened by
leaf fall as the path passes though the
woods. The path will curve slightly and
efforts will be made
to avoid damaging
tree roots. Small trees
overlapping the path will
be cut down but new
saplings will be planted for
every tree removed. To
mitigate the impact of the
construction log piles will
be left to create insect
habitats and bat and bird
boxes placed in the
woods. The path will
emerge onto Waggon
Road a few metres to the
east of the existing old
gate posts which will give
better alignment for cycles
joining and leaving the carriageway as well
as greater visibility and safety for
cycles/pedestrians for traffic on Waggon
road. Access to the path will be controlled
by an array of bollards. This will slow
cyclists down and deter unauthorized use
while maintaining access for wheel chair
users, pedestrians with buggies and cycles.
Unauthorised use by motorcycles is a
concern which should be monitored.
Enfield Council will review access controls if
unauthorized use occurs and causes
problems to residents and other users of
the path and open space’.
Tel: 01707 663 738
Hadley Wood Pre-school Playgroup
Wednesday 26th March
between 10am - 12.00noon
Everyone is welcome
Hadley Wood Association Centre, Crescent East, Hadley Wood, Barnet, Herts EN4 0EL
Tel: 020 8449 6089 or07754179884 www.hadleywoodpreschool.co.uk
(just behind the tennis courts)
Once again, by popular demand, the Friends of Hadley Wood School are bringing you their annual fundraising Quiz Night. The evening is
always a lot of fun, and consists of a general knowledge quiz, a bar, and a fish and chip supper. The quiz is not just for the eggheads and
brainboxes amongst you there is something for everyone. Why not support your local school and have fun at the same time? Up to
eight people can be on each table so you can either build your own team or we can arrange for you to sit on another table so that you
can make new friends. All are welcome!
WHERE? Hadley Wood School, Courtleigh Avenue
WHEN? Saturday 15th March 2014
WHAT TIME? 7pm arrive for a 7.30pm start. The bar will stay open after the quiz has finished so there will be time for extra socialising
HOW MUCH? Each ticket is £15 which includes a fish and chip supper.
WHAT ELSE? There is a maximum of eight people on each team so you can either get a team together or buy individual tickets. There
will also be a bar and a raffle. All money raised will go straight to the school.
WHAT NOW? Please contact Hannah Destro on 07796 933565 to reserve your tickets. Numbers will be limited so buy early to avoid
The value of
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with sleeping or perhaps just feel low and
unfulfilled in your relationships. Do you feel
undervalued and overworked?
Are your energy levels depleted?
Sometimes, problems stem from deeper
than they first appear. Many people
continue to encounter the same problems
time and time again in life because they do
not tackle them at their roots. Psychological
counselling may help you to develop better
ways of coping, allowing you to live the life
you deserve. By addressing your distress,
you can lower the risk of developing a more
serious problem. When challenges
outweigh the ability to cope, the body and
mind can begin to suffer. While stress is a
natural and useful human response, in
excess it can be very unhealthy and cause
all sorts of disorders through the body
including headaches, high blood pressure,
depression and chronic pain. If stress
related issues are having an impact on your
personal life and you carry those feelings
around with you, you will wear yourself out.
Problems such as anxiety and depression
may develop. Speaking to someone in
confidence who is not a friend or family
member can make all the difference. You
can explore your feelings and talk about
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bring issues to the surface and allow them
to be dealt with one by one in a non-
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help you to unravel your feelings and may
provide you with greater freedom and clarity
in your thoughts as you progress.
Christine Shah, Registered MBACP
Hadley Wood Healthcare Clinic.
Tel. 07748080774 etc
A non-subversive quiz about our
nearest tube lines
1. What Piccadilly Line station was once
between Caledonian Road and Kings
2. When was the Piccadilly Line
extended to Cockfosters?
3. How many “Green” stations do
Piccadilly Line trains stop at?
4. In 1967, The New Vaudeville Band
sang that “Finchley Central is two and
sixpence from Golders Green on the
Northern Line”, but which station is
the midpoint on that journey?
5. What was the original name of
Arsenal station, before it was re-named
6. Which Northern Line station lends its
name to a popular BBC radio game
7. Which US TV megastar was born on
the London Underground?
8. Which station’s original ticket office
was built in the crypt of St Mary
9. What is the shortest journey between
two stations in the entire Underground
10. And which tube station in the
network serves the most lines?
Hadley Wood’s Women’s Institute
The ladies of the Hadley Wood WI do know how to enjoy themselves. Apart from
the monthly meetings they have a Sew and Chit Chat group which has more chat
than sew with lots and lots of laughs over cake and tea. Marion Jones was last
month’s excellent hostess. The Book Club is run by Margaret Floyd and is like no
other Book Club! It is just hilarious fun. Visitors are most welcome. Do try us and
see if you would like to join. (tel Hilary Nunn 020 8363 4380)
We are sorry to report that Paul
McCannah is retiring from the
Council. A Conservative Councillor
since 2002 Paul moved with his
family to Hadley Wood in 1987 and
now lives in Cockfosters. His main
work is with the Local Government
Association (LGA), the national lobbying
body for all the councils in the country. (In
London, if you are not of retirement age, it
is usual for councillors to work full-time and
then carry out their council duties in the
evening and at the weekends). Paul has
been a councillor for 12 years and will stand
down in May. He has no current plans for
future elected politics though he admits that
one never knows what might happen in
Paul has always been easily available,
quick to reply to messages and effective.
He has, from the perspective of Hadley
Wood, made many valuable contributions
to our lives and environment. He was
heavily involved in the successful campaign
against the proposed expansion of
Middlesex University in Trent Park a few
years ago. This would have had a very
adverse impact on local people who love
and use the park. He has worked closely
with the Hadley Wood Association and local
residents to successfully secure funding for
the new playground and the resurfacing of
the car park. Outside of Hadley Wood he
has particularly sought to help those
residents living in areas of deprivation
which can be found even in the generally
affluent Cockfosters Ward. His most difficult
issues have been planning
disputes between neighbours.
He comments “the issue is
rarely 100% clear cut but you
will always end up upsetting
one of the parties (or
sometimes both!)”. We asked
Paul why he had resigned “For
me, 12 years is enough. I have
greatly enjoyed my time as a
councillor but I think that now is the time to
give an opportunity to someone with fresh
So it is goodbye to Paul at least for the
time being. He will be very much missed by
everyone here and we would like to warmly
thank him for all his efforts on Hadley
Wood’s behalf. We wish him well in the
The Hadley Wood(Residents) Association.
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The Government’s Localism Act of 2011
introduced statutory Neighbourhood
Planning to England. It allows communities
to draw up a Neighbourhood Plan for
guiding ‘development, regeneration and
conservation’ in the area. Grants are
available, councils must give assistance
and already many communities are putting
forward their applications. What about
The Hadley Wood Association has set up
a working party to consider whether to form
a Neighbourhood Forum. The group
includes a Councillor (Anne-Marie Pearce),
an urban design planner (Esther Kurland),
solicitor (Jason Charalambous), mapping
expert (John Leatherdale) and two local
residents (Tony Floyd and Rod Armstrong).
The steps needed to be taken are
several. First a map of the proposed
Neighbourhood has to be agreed upon and
submitted to the Council for designation.
Then a Neighbourhood Plan has to be
prepared. This has to include local
partnerships, the collection of an evidence
base and the formulation of a policy. The
Forum has to include at least twenty one
(21) people who will lead and co-ordinate
the plan making process. This group have
to be a diverse cross section of the
community with representatives of local
businesses, a wide age range, ethnic mix
and residents of different economic means.
Other organisations can be employed to
assist if the community has sufficient
financial strength to get professional help.
After full community consultation this plan
is submitted to the local planning authority
who will check that proper procedures
have been followed. At that stage,
assuming the plan is acceptable, there
follows a period of publicity and a public
referendum organized by the Council.
It is clear from reading the advice on the
Neighbourhood Forums that this is a
serious planning operation requiring time
expertise and effort. Do we need one?
Opinions differ but it may be that with a
Neighbourhood Forum in place we as a
community will be less likely to be just
helpless onlookers when future develop-
ments are being planned in our area.
What do you think? Have a look at the My
(mycommunityrights.org.uk) and follow the
link to Neighbourhood planning. That there
is interest in Hadley Wood’s green spaces
can be judged by a look at a recent blog
spotted and replied to by Esther Kurland.
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'It's Spring Again...Time to STOP.... and Smell the Coﬀee!!’
Please join us for coﬀee, cakes, chat and a little shopping.
On Friday 28th March, 10.00 to 1pm
at 4, Newmans Way, Hadley Wood, Herts
Bring Spring a little closer with our lovely indoor planters,
Gifts by Jo Ireland. Home Made Cakes and other goodies
£3.00 entry includes coﬀee, cakes and cookies
ALL FUNDS RAISED TO THE NSPCC AND CHILDLINE
St Paul’s Church, Hadley Wood, Spring 2014
You are all warmly invited to the following events!
Sunday 10.30 am Mothering Sunday Family Service
March 30th ‘Luv U! xoxo’
Everyone is welcome – flowers for Mum
Good Friday 10.30 am Good Friday Service
18th April with crèche and children’s activities
Easter Sunday 10.30am Family Communion
20th April All Age Service followed by an
Easter Egg Hunt in the garden
The Spring 2014
Dawn ledgard events…
beautiful clothes at amazing prices!
neW, DeSigner laDieS
TroUSerS, JeanS, cropS,
SeparaTeS, oUTFiTS, JacKeTS &
Monday 7th april 2014
10.30am until 6pm
The hadley Wood association centre
1-7 crescent east. close to station.
Bring your friends, come for a coffee
& browse in a relaxed atmosphere!
£1 entrance & commission from
your sales to cherry lodge cancer
For more info 01344 454423 or
Jimmy, Ivy and Diane bought their house
in Claremont Road off plan in 1960, it
was the first house in the road and they
lived there ever since. Jimmy spent his
life involved in music starting at the age
of 8 with his brother playing regularly for
the BBC and taking part in many
Children's Hour programmes. He was
the leader of the RAF Command band
serving in Persia, Iraq, Syria, Palestine,
Egypt and Italy between 1939-1949 and
appeared with many world famous
entertainers. He worked at Boosey and
Hawkes from 1933-1960 starting as post
boy and rising through the ranks to
Chairman of the South Africa division
where he spent 8 years. He then worked
as Managing Director for Hammond
Organs until 1974 and was a member of
Harold Wilson's promotional team to
Russia, Poland and Hungary. After
establishing his own company, Mr Music,
a retail chain specialising in musical
instruments with an educational focus,
he retired in 1985.
Diane followed her father into the
music industry and worked at Chappells
of Bond Street and latterly with him at Mr
Music. They were both familiar and
popular faces around Hadley Wood and
will be missed by all who knew them.
Jimmy Gibbs 1920-2014
Diane Gibbs 1956-2013
Hadley Wood Lawn Tennis Club. New Members welcome.
Stuart and Nick have kicked off 2014 with a new program of courses.
Children’s and teenagers (3-17 yrs) and Adult (18+) tennis courses are now running.
Check website for all information –www.hwltc.org
Monday 7th April - Childrens Easter Holiday Courses 2 weeks (Monday to Thursdays from
9.30am – 3pm)
TENNIS COACHES - contact for lessons/courses
Stuart Martin – 07787 552 326 –firstname.lastname@example.org
Nick Wheeler – 07812 462 428 –email@example.com
Hadley Wood Lawn Tennis Club Please email or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or tel.07873 846 198
Anxious to see the revamped Market in
action I went to meet Jane Northam who
has a stall there. She and a friend Helen
run a company called Chalk and Stone
(www.chalkandstone.co.uk). They source
and renovate vintage furniture and home
wares as well as designing and making soft
furnishings, jewellery and gifts. It was not
really the best time to visit. The night before
had been very windy with gales all over the
UK. By the time we arrived at 10.00 am it
was still cold with enough of a breeze to
cause the canopies to flap and lightweight
items to move stealthily off the counters.
Not expecting to see much activity I was
surprised to see that all the stalls
were in action, the whole place
looked clean and well organized
and even though the conditions
were chilly there were plenty of
customers. “How are the stalls set
up” I ask Jane, imagining she and
Helen battling to get the canopy up
before the market opened. Jane
introduced me to Nick. Nick works
for Saunders Markets who
manages this and several other
markets including New Covent
Garden. He looks like a man to be
reckoned with and it was he (and
his team) who got to the site about
0300 hrs and put all the stalls and
the canopies in place.
“What is it like working here?” I
ask looking around. “Friendly”
replies Jane, “everyone is very
supportive of one another and we
all have the same ambition to
see the market thrive. “And what
about customers?” “Nice” says
Jane, “ Chatty. And there is always
a steady flow of people of all ages
Remembering how the market
looked before the upgrade I had
a look round. Much better. The
dismal hoardings have gone, it
has been resurfaced and trees
planted. As usual the market opens
on Wednesdays and Saturdays
from 7.00am to about 4.00pm
sometimes closing a little earlier in
winter. At other times it doubles up
as a car park. Currently there are
two lines of stalls and a crosspiece
at the Spires end of the site with
parking for the vans over the
May I through your columns warn
those readers who are receiving
treatment for glaucoma to inform
the DVLA. After eight very
stressful and disturbing weeks
without the use of my car
because of a mix-up between the
optician and the DVLA I can now
drive again. Make sure all
appointments are made in writing.
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Late last year the whole of Hadley Wood
School took part in a speech week to
mark the inaugural event of a newly
launched Arts Trophy, aimed to raise the
profile of the Arts in the curriculum.
Our ‘Value of the Month’ was
‘inspiration’. During their Literacy
lessons, the children listened to inspiring
speeches. They wrote, edited and
improved and then performed their own
speeches to an audience of their peers.
Two finalists were chosen from each year
group and entered the Grand Final.
During the final, the children, ranging
from 5 – 11 years old, performed their
speeches to an audience of 210 children
and a panel of judges made up of Beverly
Benson (Headteacher), Karen Fernandes
(Chair of Governors) and Rosemary
Keane (a much loved, former teacher).
The topic of their speeches ranged
from a best friend to Tony Blair, from a
Dad to Martin Luther King. Each
individual performed with passion and
articulation that exceeded their years and
made the panel’s job to find an overall
winner a real dilemma.
The overall winner was judged to be a
little girl named Yasmin (7 years old), who
wrote and performed a beautiful speech
about her older sister who was studying to
become a lawyer. The judges commended
her on her sincerity and persuasiveness.
The 210 strong audience left the hall to
the tune of ‘celebrate good times’ and have
since seemed much more confident in the
way in which they speak publicly. The
school used some of this confidence in an
Enfield-wide debating tournament recently
reaching the semi-final and only just missing
out on a place in the final. The school is
very proud of their achievements.
The next competitions for the coveted
Arts Trophy is a traditional spelling bee,
where children of all ages will be asked
to spell some very tricky words and a
short story writing competition, based on
the BBC Radio 2 500 words competition.
Exciting times ahead for the children at
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wall in the transport delivery area
for the Spires. However Nick tells me that
there are more applications for stalls in
the pipeline. Those of you wishing to take
a stall should ring Saunders markets on
I trudge off reflecting how nice it is to see
the market back in action. There has, after
all, been a market in Barnet since King John
granted its Royal charter in 1199.
Friends of Barnet Market, Barnet Council,
Therese Villiers MP and owners the William
Pears group. Very well done and thank you!
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