Raleigh Drive, N20

Road in/near Whetstone

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Raleigh Drive is one of the streets of London in the N20 postal area.



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You’re less likely to die young if you enjoy the odd tipple
A study showing people who enjoy the odd tipple are less likely to suffer a premature death than teetotallers has been welcomed by British cancer experts.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16300443.youre-less-likely-to-die-young-if-you-enjoy-the-odd-tipple/?ref=rss

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Triplets triple thanks to hospital staff
Triplets returned to the hospital where they were born 18 years ago to thank the staff who delivered them.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16306630.barnet-triplets-visit-harrow-hospital-to-thank-staff/?ref=rss

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’The NHS needs to face up to its failings’

The NHS needs to face up to its failings and ensure a scandal similar to that at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital does not happen again, a leading health chief has said.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16304936._The_NHS_needs_to_face_up_to_its_failings_/?ref=rss

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Army called in for unexploded bomb found on building site

An unexploded bomb has been discovered on a building site.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16302461.Army_called_in_for_unexploded_bomb_found_on_building_site/?ref=rss

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This morning update will help you make the best start to your day

It will be a nice day later on but be sure to keep updated so you can stay out of the traffic jams.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16299242.This_morning_update_will_help_you_make_the_best_start_to_your_day/?ref=rss

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Road closures in place after roof falls onto pavement missing pedestrians

A shop roof has collapsed onto a pavement in a popular high street.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16298011.Road_closures_in_place_after_roof_falls_onto_pavement_missing_pedestrians/?ref=rss

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Investigation into source of farm fire which consumed vehicle is underway

Thousands of tonnes of top-soil and an industrial-sized farming vehicle have been destroyed in a fire.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16295931.Investigation_into_source_of_farm_fire_which_consumed_vehicle_is_underway/?ref=rss

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Thameslink CEO to resign

Charles Horton is to resign as chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway following months of controversy over delays and cancellations to services.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16293625.Thameslink_CEO_to_resign/?ref=rss

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Tories accused of secretly changing constitution to avoid scrutiny

Barnet Conservatives are facing allegations they have made secret changes to the council’s constitution in a bid to avoid democratic scrutiny.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16290623.Tories_accused_of_secretly_changing_constitution_to_avoid_scrutiny/?ref=rss

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How Ursula changed her life after being made redundant
A woman has won an award in recognition of how she changed her life through adult learning.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16284931.How_Ursula_changed_her_life_after_being_made_redundant/?ref=rss

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Man charged in connection with two burglaries
A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with two burglaries.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16285496.Man_charged_in_connection_with_two_burglaries/?ref=rss

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Travellers may be forcefully removed this week
A council is seeking a removal order to move on travellers who have set up camp for a third time.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16282918.Travellers_may_be_forcefully_removed_this_week/?ref=rss

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Inaugural one day music festival in central London

Each of the Seven Dials will be traffic free with the a pop-up lawn around the dial where visitors can relax and enjoy the open-air stage with a range of live musical performances.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16272250.Inaugural_one_day_music_festival_in_central_London/?ref=rss

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Volunteer helping keep children safe from abuse
Meet a young father who is volunteering his time keeping children safe from abuse.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16278911.Volunteer_helping_keep_children_safe_from_abuse/?ref=rss

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Tally Ho Corner
Tally Ho Corner was named after a stagecoach service.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=81896

VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE WHETSTONE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Whetstone

It is thought that Whetstone was named after the stone used to sharpen knives and other tools, a chunk of which is located on the High Road, on the pavement outside the Griffin pub.

Legend has it that stone was used by soldiers about to fight in the Battle of Barnet.

Whetstone was an important staging post for stagecoaches going north from London. There has been an inn on the site of the present Griffin pub for centuries, though the present building dates from 1928.

When frequently combined with its neighbour, this combined area is the 63rd richest area in the UK (2008) - an acclamation which can be credited to Totteridge Lane, a long road home to many multi-millionaires.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
All Saints’ Church:   All Saints’ church was built in 1882.
Alma Primary:   Alma Primary School is a Jewish school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Bethune Park:   
Frenchman’s Farm:   Frenchman’s Farm was officially Church Farm.
Friary Park:   Friary Park is a nine hectare formal Edwardian park.
Oakleigh Park Farm:   Oakleigh Park Farm was immediately south of where Chandos Avenue is now.
Oakleigh Park Rail Cutting:   Oakleigh Park Rail Cutting is an 8 hectare Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation.
Oakleigh School & Acorn Assessment Centre:   Oakleigh is a community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Pavilion Study Centre:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 18.
Queenswell Infant & Nursery School:   Queenswell Infant & Nursery School accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Queenswell Junior School:   Queenswell Junior School is a mixed community primary which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School:   Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Solomon’s Terrace:   Solomon’s Terrace was a little alley that left the main road, over a stone arch with eight little cottages.
St John’s CofE Primary School:   St John’s Primary School is a mixed Church of England school.
Whetstone:   It is thought that Whetstone was named after the stone used to sharpen knives and other tools, a chunk of which is located on the High Road, on the pavement outside the Griffin pub.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Allum Way, N20 · Applewood Close, N20 · Athenaeum Road, N20 · Balfour Grove, N11 · Balfour Grove, N20 · Barfield Avenue, N20 · Bawtry Road, N20 · Baxendale, N20 · Beech Avenue, N20 · Bookbinders Cottages, N20 · Buckingham Avenue, N20 · Capel Close, N20 · Chandos Avenue, N20 · Charnwood Place, N20 · Church Close, N20 · Church Crescent, N20 · Church Way, N20 · Coniston Close, N20 · Darcy Close, N20 · Denham Road, N20 · Deodora Close, N20 · Derwent Crescent, N20 · Domville Close, N20 · Downland Close, N20 · Elkanette Mews, N20 · Farnham Close, N20 · Fernwood Crescent, N20 · Franklin Close, N20 · Friars Avenue, N20 · Friary Road, N12 · Friern Barnet Lane, N20 · Friern Mount Drive, N20 · Golfside Close, N20 · Grangeview Road, N20 · Green Road, N20 · Gresham Avenue, N20 · Harrison Close, N20 · Hayward Road, N20 · High Road, N20 · Hyde Court, N20 · Kingswood Close, N20 · Langton Avenue, N20 · Lawrence Campe Close, N20 · Links Court, N20 · Lodge Lane, N12 · Loring Road, N20 · Macaret Close, N20 · Manor Drive, N20 · Marlborough Gardens, N20 · Maryrose Way, N20 · Maxfield Close, N20 · Miles Way, N20 · Mountview Court, N20 · Myddelton Park, N20 · Oakleigh Avenue, N20 · Oakleigh Close, N20 · Oakleigh Crescent, N20 · Oakleigh Gardens, N20 · Oakleigh Mews, N20 · Oakleigh Park North, N20 · Oakleigh Park South, N20 · Oakleigh Road North, N20 · Orchard Avenue, N20 · Oxford Gardens, N20 · Park Close, N20 · Park Way, N20 · Parkwood Flats, N11 · Pollard Road, N20 · Porch Way, N20 · Queens Avenue, N20 · Queens Well Avenue, N20 · Raleigh Drive, N20 · Rasper Road, N20 · Ridgeview Road, N20 · Russell Gardens, N20 · Russell Road, N20 · Sherwood Street, N20 · Sherwood Terrace, N20 · Simmons Close, N20 · Simmons Way, N20 · South Mount, N20 · St James Avenue, N20 · St James Close, N20 · St John’s Close, N20 · St Margarets Avenue, N20 · St Ninian’s Court, N20 · St. Margaret’s Avenue, N20 · Sweets Way, N20 · Temple Avenue, N20 · Thatcham Gardens, N20 · The Firs, N20 · Turners Close, N20 · Well Grove, N20 · Wessex Court, N20 · Woodside Lane, N12 · York Way, N20 ·

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