This is where the news will go

From 1st November, all the news concerning Finchley N3 and N12 will go here, on the main page.

You should click on one of the links on the far right if you want to stay informed on a day to day basis. Ignore the RSS feeds if you don’t understand what they mean, and just click the Email sign me up button.

We don’t envisage more than half a dozen posts here each month, with all the main features going on the features page (above right) at the end of each month, so the short emails won’t be a bother and will include a link straight to the page.

Keep entering your events in the form on the Finchley Arrow’s website in the normal way and these will also be posted in the Events Page (above right).

We hope you will appreciate the new system and the fact that we can get the news to you much faster from now on.

Andrew Ampers Taylor – Acting Editor

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Are you a Drupal user?

You can skip this if you haven’t a clue what Drupal means!

I am looking for someone to meet at a local coffee bar or pub to sit down with me and explain exactly what Drupal is. I know is based on it but know little else. Drinks, of course, are on me!

I need direction, where to go for further information – the best book to buy (I can only afford one) a low cost course fo beginners, whether the software is only to go on the web, or whether I need part of it as a backend on my desktop. Will I need a server at my end of the broadband. Things like this.

If you don’t know yourself and know a computer expert, perhaps you could lass on this request?

Andrew Taylor – editor

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Late event for October

DATE:              Sunday 31 October 2010
Capel Manor College , Bullsmoor Lane , ENFIELD , Middlesex , EN1 4RQ
TIME:              10 am – 4 pm
DETAILS:        Join us for a screaming time – spooky pumpkin carving, scary face painting, ghostly craft activities and ghoulish goody bags.  Plenty to keep your little monsters busy this Halloween

Barney Harwood, from ‘Prank Patrol’ and Phil Gallagher from CBeebies’ ‘Mister Maker & Grandpa in my Pocket’ will be attending this event to meet the general public and help on the arts and crafts table.  Phil Gallagher will be signing autographs between 12.30pm-1pm.  Barney Harwood will be taking part in activities between 2-2.30pm.


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Listed Buildings in Finchley

Some building names may be abbreviated or partial; this is how they are recorded in the original register.

See buildings on parish map (Warning: this may be very slow to load if there are a large number of listed buildings in this parish)

Late October event

This event arrived too late to appear in our October issue…

“Time Team” – Behind the Scenes

Date: 12 Oct 2010
Time: 8:00 pm
Contact: Tim Wilkins
Location: Finchley
Cost: Free
Lecture by Raksha Dave for HADAS (Hendon and District Archaeological Society) “Time Team” comes to Barnet on Thursday October 12th.

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