Haringey Borough News

Friday, March 27, 2015
An artist's impression of the redevelopment

Alexandra Park and Palace Charitable Trust (APPCT) has been awarded £18.8million of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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BBC
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Artist Liam Brazier with the clip and the caption, all that remains after one of his exhibition pieces was stolen from The Alex pub on Park Rd N8.

The Dark Side of the Force showed itself in Crouch End when a piece of Star Wars themed artwork disappeared from a popular pub.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Haringey Civic Centre in Wood Green. Picture: Lewis Whyld/PA Archive

Calls have been made to unmask the eight Haringey councillors who have failed to pay their council tax on time at least once in the past five years – five of them not coughing up until threatened with court.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Police are using Community Resolution Orders instead of formal punishments

Hundreds of criminals in Camden, Haringey and Westminster have been let off without any formal action over the past 15 months, official figures reveal.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Matthew’s Kitchen - a new Seafood restaurant from  established Chef Artur Rrakaj.
The restaurant is named after Artur's son, Matthew.
Chef Artur Rrakaj pictured with son Matthew

A new Crouch End fish restaurant has got off to a flying start, thanks to the support of the community.

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London
Monday, March 23, 2015
Hornsey Town Hall is a famous Haringey landmark

Fledgling filmmakers are being invited to turn the spotlight on Haringey to celebrate the borough’s golden anniversary.

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Monday, March 23, 2015
Police Officer Nicholas Lloyd at Tottenham Police Station

Haringey ‘supercop’ Nick Lloyd has been recognised twice in the Metropolitan Police’s annual awards.

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Metropolitan Police
Monday, March 23, 2015
The residents of Stamford Hill are predominately Hasidic Jewish and only New York has a larger community of Hasidic Jews outside Israel. The area contains approximately 50 synagogues and many shops cater specifically for the needs of Orthodox Jews. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A drunken group of house party revellers tried to gain access to the synagogue in Stamford Hill, in what police are calling an ‘anti-Semitic’ attack.

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London police
Friday, March 20, 2015
Residents complained about long delays caused by the works.

A utility company is set to be fined by Haringey Council for failing to notify residents in advance of work being carried out.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
The victorious team from Greig City Academy at the VEX IQ Challenge UK National Championship.

A team of students from Greig City Academy will be heading to the US to represent the UK after taking the trophy in a national robotics competition.

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Andrew Jefferson will be sentenced on April 22.

A racist thug is facing years behind bars for slashing a shopkeeper’s neck with a kitchen knife in an unprovoked attack.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
The late Daphne Marché

Almost 1,000 mourners turned out at the New Testament Church of God High Road, Wood Green, recently for the funeral of celebrated pastor and “outstanding woman” Daphne Marché.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Blood spatters mark the scene of the fight outside Jalaram News in Tottenham Lane, Crouch End.              Picture: Chris Maker Harvey

A Crouch End pavement was left spattered in blood, following a daylight punch-up.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
The Netherlands National Circus will be at Alexandra Palace over Easter

A plethora of top-flight entertainers will descend on Alexandra Palace next month as the Netherlands National Circus arrives in town.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Justin Hinchcliffe, chairman of the Tottenham Conservatives

The chairman of Tottenham Conservatives has been suspended after a letter was sent out urging Tory supporters to vote for a rival election candidate.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Catherine Ling and Josh Keenan raising money for Comic Relief at Muswell Hill Sainsbury's

Shoppers and staff at a Muswell Hill supermarket went all-out on Red Nose Day to raise a record-breaking amount of money for Comic Relief.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Police patrol the streets

Police in Haringey have launched a joint initiative with the council, which asks businesses to help identify potential victims of child sexual exploitation (CSE).

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Hundreds of residents crammed into Hornsey Town Hall to hear about plans for its future. Picture: Dieter Perry

Hundreds of residents crowded into Hornsey Town Hall last night to tell Haringey Council they must keep the iconic building open to the public.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Youngsters take part in one of the nine one-mile Crouch End Fun Run events in 2013. Picture: Tony Gay

The organisers of the Crouch End 10k and Children’s Fun Run are appealing for runners young and old to help raise money for vulnerable young homeless people.

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Monday, March 16, 2015
Health visitors based at the Whittington Hospital were involved in assessing Child D. Picture: Nigel Sutton

The serious case review into Child D paints a grim picture of an early upbringing in a family involved in “gang and drug-related violence” and underpinned by drug use, stints in prison and foster care.

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London Bloggers

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
[Photograph by John Phillips/PA Wire]

Often referred to as a melting pot, London is a city renowned for its rich blend of cultures.

Monday, December 22, 2014
Around 25 per cent of the population self-identity as having no religion yet still enjoy the fun of Christmas (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

It’s Christmas time. We know this by the light-adorned streets, the mobility hazard posed by boxes of Quality Street, Roses and Celebrations in every supermarket’s entrance and, of course, the incessant radio-plays of Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You.

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