Haringey Borough News

49(A) Glenwood Road is too narrow for an average three-seater sofa! [Photograph from McHugh]

One of the narrowest houses in London failed to sell at auction today. The two-bedroom des res in Glenwood Road, Tottenham, is just 83ins wide.

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Christine de León, the Green Party's General Election candidate for Tottenham.

The Green Party’s General Election candidate for Tottenham says the council leader should listen to residents first instead of fashioning the budgetary noose and handing it over.

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Leonard Ion is due back before magistrates in November.

A Tottenham man has been charged with stealing a woman’s phone and purse from a car while pretending to be a police officer.

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GP surgeries in Tottenham Hale are 'struggling to cope'. File picture: PA Wire

Residents in Tottenham are facing daily struggles to get appointments with local GPs, a new report reveals, as healthcare provision has failed to keep up with a flood of new residents.

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Yesterday, 16:15
The Lordship Hub Co-operative in Lordship Rec.

After some nerve-wracking final days trying to raise a huge £18,000 from communinty donations alone, the Lordship Hub Co-op can now finally realise their dreams - and have wasted no time getting to work on achieving them. Read on for the latest from the new jewel in Lordship Rec’s crown.

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Yesterday, 06:30
Uncle John's Bakery in its new livery.

A trio of traders have become the talk of Tottenham’s high streets after their storefronts received spectacular makeovers as part of a unique project.

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Mon, 15:30
Haringey Council took Paddy Power to court over the street rubbish.

Staff at bookmakers Paddy Power took a gamble when they decided to leave rubbish festering on a Tottenham street – and the firm has paid the price in court.

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Mon, 13:54
Concert pianist and TV presenter James Rhodes, centre, presented the scholarships to Tottenham's Kain Bailey, left, and Andrea Christofi.

Two gifted young Tottenham musicians have been awarded four-year music scholarships to allow them to pursue their passion, thanks to the Mayor of London’s Music Fund.

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Mon, 08:15
Ledley King, left, cuts the ribbon on the new centre with, from next left, Gillian Constance the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre manager, Michael Howarth from Enfield, and Prof Stanley Okolo, the North Mid's medical director.

Spurs ambassador Ledley King has cut the ribbon on a new service to support cancer patients, their families and carers at North Middlesex Hospital.

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Sunday, September 28, 2014
Crouch End resident David Winskill

Crouch End resident David Winskill wants councillors to keep a close eye on changes to “improve” Haringey’s customer service centre.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014
Green Party candidate Gordon Peters.

Gordon Peters, the Green Party’s prospective parliamentary candidate for Hornsey and Wood Green, talks about why rejecting austerity will lead to a greener borough.

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Friday, September 26, 2014
Cllr Claire Kober, leader of Haringey Council

Cllr Claire Kober, leader of Haringey Council, on her unwavering commitment to prioritise what residents care most about in the face of financial adversity.

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Friday, September 26, 2014
Kester David

Detectives are desperate to track down the author of an email who claims to know who killed police informant and Wood Green DJ and bus driver Kester David four years ago.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
The bathroom in the property in Beresford Road, Harringay.

A Wood Green landlord and a lettings agency have both been fined for failing to carry out a catalogue of repairs to a damp and leaky Harringay houseshare.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Get your free pass for The Gym Wood Green today!

Lace up and work up a sweat in one of several Haringey gyms without spending a penny tomorrow - as part of National Fitness Day.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Staff and students celebrate Crowland's ‘outstanding’ rating by Ofsted.

Staff, pupils and parents at Tottenham’s Crowland primary school were celebrating this week as they started the term as an ‘oustanding’ school, just over two years after being put into ‘special measures’ by Oftsed inspectors.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Daniel Imparato attacked passers-by with a scaffolding pole.

A man who had to be Tasered by police after attacking bystanders with a metal scaffolding pole during a rampage through Wood Green has walked free from court after being handed a suspended sentence by a judge.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014
Missing: Rosalind Evans

A woman who has been missing since September 17 and may not have been receiving the medication she needs could be in the Tottenham area, say police, who have issued an appeal to help trace her.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The eyes have it at Routemaster 60. Picture: Stephen Moore

As it’s the official 60th birthday of the iconic Routemaster bus today, we revisit pictures from the festival earlier this summer that saw thousands of avid and casual fans descend on Finsbury Park to see more than 150 vintage examples in the largest-ever gathering of its kind.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The haul of infested Cassavan dough in the container in Vale Road, Harringay.

A mountain of dough infested with insects and maggots being readied for distribution to local restaurants and takeaways has been seized from a supplier in Tottenham.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The cast, including Josie Lawrence and Mike Myers

Simon Collins catches up with the improv impresarios, who despite being the world’s longest-running comedy show with the same cast, have lost none of the razor-sharp wit:

Monday, September 1, 2014
Do you really need an explanation for that?! (Pic by Serena Marinelli)

If you’ve ever seen an Italian movie, you would probably know how important body language is in the culture.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Don't waste any of your harvest

If you are now inundated with ripe tomatoes, juicy green beans, berries and herbs, don’t leave them to go stringy or mouldy because the freezer can go a long way to making your crops last well into winter.