Haringey Borough News

Yesterday, 13:20
Sedat Meric was cleared of attempted murder but convicted of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.

A man who opened fire on a Tottenham pool hall in a revenge attack - then turned his gun on armed police - has been cleared of attempted murder.

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Yesterday, 06:45
Charges in Haringey Council-run car parks and pay-and-display bays will be waived this weekend.

Christmas shoppers hitting the borough’s high streets this weekend will be in for an extra treat – as Haringey Council will waive parking charges.

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Thu, 11:45
Janet Shapiro. Picture: Nigel Sutton

The Haringey Pensioners’ Action Group hears inspiring tales of high achievers punching through society’s inertia on true equality for the disabled.

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Thu, 06:45
James Fitzpatrick, who has severe autism and relies on Haringey's services, with his mother Mary Langan, left.

Disability and care groups say they are “shocked” and “devastated” at plans to close residential homes and day centres as Haringey slashes its budget by £70million.

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Wed, 16:44
The motorcyclist died at the scene in Tottenham Hale. Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A motorcyclist in his 40s has died after he was involved in a crash with a car in Tottenham Hale yesterday.

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Wed, 06:45
Haringey's parking charges will rise from next year if proposals are approved.

Haringey’s much-loved parks will be proactively marketed to events promoters while parking charges will rise next year to help balance the books as huge budget cuts loom, Haringey Council has proposed.

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Tue, 15:30
Sharon Grant holds her OBE after it was presented to her by the Prince of Wales at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace last week. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The Prince of Wales officially made one of Haringey’s community heroines an OBE last week at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

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Tue, 11:45
Audrey Brown at White Hart Lane.

A pair of budding entrepreneurs have taken inspiration from their ancestors to take their first steps into the business world.

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Tue, 09:45
Police are warning residents not to use their bins as adverts for the new electronics they were given for Christmas.

Police are reminding residents not to leave packaging from their Christmas presents on display in recycling and rubbish bins outside their home - as it tells burglars what’s inside your home.

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Tue, 06:45
Adam Hussain did not turn up for the trial and was convicted in his absence.

A night-time fly-tip proved costly for one Tottenham businessman, who was forced to pay out nearly £1,000 for trying to dump his rubbish under cover of darkness.

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Mon, 06:45
Jailed: Harun Fidhin

A Tottenham man has been jailed for five years and seven months after being caught dealing Class A drugs.

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Sunday, December 14, 2014
Cadet Adrian Jeffrey, centre, with bugler Perry Lawrence, left, and squadron leader Anne MacKean outside No. 10. Picture:  Oliver Dixon/Imagewise

A 15-year-old Sea Cadet from Haringey has delivered a copy of the Military Voices’ Christmas single 1914 - The Carol of Christmas to No. 10 Downing Street on behalf of the three military service charities.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Justin Hinchcliffe, chairman of the Tottenham Conservatives

The chairman of the Tottenham Conservatives on the successes of coalition government, the Tory rival to David Lammy, and breastfeeding in cafés.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Haringey Council has to slash £70m - or 25 per cent - from its budget by 2018. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Some of the most vulnerable people in Haringey will be hit hardest of all over the next three years in a raft of cuts as the council is forced to hack another £70million from its budget.

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Friday, December 12, 2014
Cllr Claire Kober, leader of Haringey Council

The leader of Haringey Council’s open letter to residents and traders about the thinking behind the draft £70million budget cuts needed over the next three years - and why this cloud has a silver lining.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Tottenham Hale resident Martin Ball

Tottenham resident Martin Ball laments an unenviable milestone in Tottenham’s regeneration plans.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Convicted of murder: Dariusz Miakienko

The “obsessive” ex-lover of a Tottenham nurse who stalked and stabbed her 20 times in a busy street after she ended their relationship has been jailed for life for murder.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Haringey's portion of the council tax bill will be frozen for the sixth year running in 2015/16. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA

Haringey’s share of the council tax bill will be frozen for the sixth year running in 2015/16, the authority has announced.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Haringey Council leader Claire Kober: Proud of borough's excellent schools and staff.

The leader of Haringey Council reflects on the Department for Education’s findings after the borough’s pupils posted one of the fastest improvements in exam results in the country.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Haringey pupils' GCSE results have seen some of the fastest improvement in England. Picture: PA Wire/Chris Radburn

The proportion of Haringey’s secondary school pupils getting a set of good GCSE results has improved quicker over the last four years than almost anywhere else in the country, figures reveal.

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Thursday, November 27, 2014
The main room at the Museum of Comedy (Pic: Steve Ullathorne)

This week I visited the Museum of Comedy located at the corner of Museum Street and Bloomsbury Way in the crypt under St George’s Church.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
Bird Lovegod

I genuinely and honestly have only a slight problem when it comes to buying domain names.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Bird says back up your data

What happened after a friend of mine lost basically everything he’d created in the last 5 years: