Fresh London living in and around Woodberry Down, London N4

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CAN YOU HANDLE STEVE BANKS?

Steve Banks is a career chameleon of sorts. As a young teenager, he displayed an aptitude for golf which won him a scholarship to study psychology at the University of North Alabama. Golf, however, was not the path he was destined to take—and neither was psychology.

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Living at Woodberry Down

In the words of Woodberry Down residents, we discover what life is really like living in such a vibrant neighbourhood and active community.

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Urban Forager

We talk to the man with the encyclopaedic knowledge of the plants, fruits, flowers and berries around Woodberry Down and the surrounding areas, Johnathan Cook aka John the Poacher and why he would never give up the art of foraging.

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FIRED UP: AN INTERVIEW WITH CERAMICIST-ENTHUSIAST LUCIE RAUFAST

Woodberry life speaks to Lucie Raufast, a French Hackney-based designer who draws inspiration from her training as a graphic designer to make stunning ceramics.

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First Time Buyer: A strict savings plan and shared ownership helped Maddy buy her ideal home

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Inspiration

BRING BACK THE LOVE

The pandemic has brought about a revolution in the way we think about and use our homes where the boundaries of work, exercise and relaxation have become blurred. So why not treat yourself to something new to reignite those warm feelings you once had for your home? Whether you’re moving to a new abode or just thinking of ways to spruce up your interiors, here are our top five picks from five local shops that combine beauty and style with practicality to delight and inspire.

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WHAT’S ON JULY & AUG 2021

Now summer is here, who can resist the draw of a London festival. Freshly cut grass, hazy sunsets, and nothing more to do than eat, drink and dance the day or night away. There really is nothing quite like the spirit of the city in the sunshine. 

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CAN YOU HANDLE STEVE BANKS?

Steve Banks is a career chameleon of sorts. As a young teenager, he displayed an aptitude for golf which won him a scholarship to study psychology at the University of North Alabama. Golf, however, was not the path he was destined to take—and neither was psychology.

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Community

DIRTY WKND’s Woodberry Down cycling routes

Dirty Wknd is a social cycling community that exists to help London cyclists meet like-minded riders and explore more of their city surroundings. Through weekend group rides and adventure trips, they believe that cycling is a group activity made better by the camaraderie and support of a group. And the mid-ride cake stop of course!

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Royal Visit

The programme which aired on Monday 5th October covered Prince William visiting Woodberry Down to highlight the importance of bringing wildlife into our cities. Woodberry Down which will deliver over 5,500 new homes, is set in 64 acres adjacent to the spectacular natural surroundings of two existing reservoirs and Finsbury Park.

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