Haringey Borough News

Fri, 16:45
Catherine West chats with students after  the hustings at Hornsey School For Girls. Picture: Polly Hancock

First time voters grilled representatives from all the main political parties at a special youth hustings event at Hornsey School for Girls.

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Fri, 13:41
Rev Paul Nicholson and supporters outside the Royal Courts of Justice

A retired vicar has mounted a legal challenge against charges imposed on those in Haringey who fail to pay their council tax.

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High Court
Fri, 08:00
Pickled Pepper Books

A Crouch End children’s bookshop has been given a cash boost, courtesy of bestselling author and bookshop devotee James Patterson.

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Fri, 06:45
Ernest Dene Residential care home in Muswell Hill

A Muswell Hill care home has been ordered to improve by the Care Quality Commission.

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Fri, 06:45
The Tottenham election hustings took place at The Selby Centre. Picture: Chris Ison/PA Archive

As the election looms, Simon Collins gives his eyewitness account as the debate heat up at the Selby Centre.

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NHS
Thu, 11:45
An ancient well was uncovered in Muswell Hill

An ancient-looking brick well has been discovered by workmen carrying out maintainance at the junction of Fortis Green Road and Birchwood Avenue, Muswell Hill.

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Thu, 06:45
Picture posed by model. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Children with learning difficulties and other young pupils may have been sexually abused at three Haringey schools from the 1960s to 1980s, it has been revealed.

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Wed, 15:02
23 Cranley Gardens

The Muswell Hill flat where notorious serial killer Dennis Nilsen committed his crimes has gone on sale for £300,000.

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Wed, 06:58
St Aidans retained an 'outstanding' rating. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

A Stroud Green school has maintained its “outstanding” rating at a recent Ofsted inspection.

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Wed, 06:45
Former Welsh rugby captain Gareth Thomas visited Fortismere School.

Retired rugby player Gareth Thomas visited Fortismere School in Tetherdown, Muswell Hill, to speak to students about his experiences as one of very few professional UK sportsmen to come out as gay.

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United Kingdom
Tue, 16:53
Muswell Hill  police station. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A proposal to convert the former Muswell Hill police station building into homes has been blocked by Haringey Council’s planning committee.

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Tue, 16:45
Artist and organiser Daniella Bowyer with children who took part.

Little Crouch Enders came together at Hornsey Town Hall to build houses, churches and clock towers out of cardboard.

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Mon, 16:45
Lynne Featherstone MP, is challenged by Labour candidate Catherine West, at a carers hustings in Crouch End. Pictured centre, chair Sue Hessel.

Carers, the disabed, and voters interested in carers’ issues packed out a Crouch End church last week to hear from candidates battling for the Hornsey and Wood Green seat.

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London
Mon, 16:45
Shadow Education secretary Tristram Hunt visiting Coildfall primary school with Catherine West Labour candidate for Hornsey & Wood Green

Shadow Secretary for Education Tristram Hunt visited Coldfall Primary School in Muswell Hill this morning to promote Labour’s plans to address Haringey’s school place defecit.

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London
Mon, 14:30
Shadow Secretary of State for Business Chuka Umunna canvassing for Catherine West Labour candidate for Hornsey & Wood Green pictured with Cllr Peray Ahmet & Lina Gyftakis.

One of the Labour Party’s brightest stars whipped up support for Catherine West on a visit to Wood Green.

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Mon, 13:00
Missing: Grace Thorell

Police are appealing for help tracing a woman with diabetes who has gone missing from Hornsey without medication on her.

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Mon, 11:17
Get those questions in early, and take part in the live general election debate with our online hustings - right here from 7pm.

Voters, get your questions in! Election candidates in Hornsey and Wood Green will be ready to answer you directly in a special online hustings this evening - right here from 7pm.

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Twitter
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Tracey Edwards at Greig City Academy

Celebrated yachtswoman Tracy Edwards visited Greig City Academy to talk to students involved in a new sailing project.

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France
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, himself a big supporter of independent cinema, has been named the new patron of the Phoenix Cinema in East Finchley – London’s oldest cinema.

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United Kingdom
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Poet Michael Rosen doing poetry at Muswell Hill Primary School,Muswell Hill, N10

Muswell Hill Primary welcomed children’s author and poet Michael Rosen to school on Thursday to take part in an exciting poetry event.

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London Bloggers

Monday, April 13, 2015
Vintage fashion shopping is a joy in London (Photo by Graham French/BIPs/Getty Images)

In with the old, out with the new. This is the mantra of the best London vintage shoppers today, whose aesthetic of effortless chic is becoming more sought after.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Eating the right foods can significantly improve your mood

Think sweet treats make you feel better? ‘Comfort foods’ could be adding to your misery.

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