ARMISTICE DAY AT HORNSEY

The Hornsey Journal, 15th November 1918

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Holland Cycle Shop, Queen’s Parade, Hornsey

“In loving memory of the brave heroes who gave their lives to give us peace”

The news that an armistice had been signed and hostilities with Germany would cease at 11 o’clock took Hornsey by surprise on Monday morning. Some delay in the announcement was expected owing to events in Germany and the early intimation of the glad tidings, transmitted mainly by telephone, was received with some credulity. The news seemed too good to be true. 

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PEACE AT WOOD GREEN

An extract from the Bowes Park Weekly News, Saturday 16th November, 1918

“Peace” at Wood Green was celebrated with a good deal of noise and jollity.  Commerce-road had its flags out very early, for whispers of the Sign-up had gone round about breakfast time, and they were only waiting for the official confirmation.

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MOST OF OUR DENTISTS WILL PULL WITH GOVT

The Hornsey Journal,  2 July 1948

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Queuing at a dental hospital prior to the start of the NHS.

It is anticipated that 75 per cent, of Hornsey’s dentists will this week inform the Minister of Health that they are prepared to enter the new National Health Service, which comes into force on Monday next.

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HORNSEY STUDENTS IN REVOLT

The Hornsey Journal, 31 May 1968

Hornsey Journal 31 May 1968 headline

Aggrieved students of Hornsey College of Art who took control of the main college  building on Crouch End Hill on Tuesday had reached such a stage in their “revolt” by yesterday (Thursday) afternoon that they were working out their own system of art education. There was talk of starting their own classes and engaging staff on a consultative basis. Any staff who disagreed would be asked to resign.

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