Haringey Borough News

St Ann's Hospital. Picture: Tony Gay

The Green Party’s Emily Darko, one of its candidate in the recent elections for St Ann’s ward, takes a closer look at the controversial proposals for the St Ann’s Hospital site.

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Yesterday, 17:38
Wanted: Marcus Everald Moore

A man wanted on recall to prison is on the run tonight, prompting police to appeal for help to track him down as he has links to Haringey.

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Yesterday, 14:17
More success for GCSE pupils at Gladesmore Community School. Picture: Gladesmore Community School

The class of 2014 at Gladesmore Community School made history this week with record GCSE results for the school, as 68 per cent achieved the benchmark of five or more “good” grades including English and maths - a rise of five per cent on 2013.

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Yesterday, 12:36
Delighted GCSE students at Highgate Wood. Picture: Mark Cocksedge

There were more than a few students at Highgate Wood School going home with a clutch of A* and A grades this year.

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Yesterday, 07:25
Darren Innes, CEO of Has My Identity Been Stolen, has urged people to check if their data is exposed. Picture: Polly Hancock

The personal information of almost 40,000 people living in Tottenham and Wood Green has been put up for sale on the dark web, according to new data revealing the startling scale of online identity fraud.

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Thu, 16:13
Hornsey School for Girls headteacher Carol Jones with Kirsten Land - the top maths GCSE student in the country - and Anjna Flack, acting senior assistant head of mathematics and numeracy.

A Hornsey School for Girls pupil is not only top of her school, but the entire country after getting full marks in her maths GCSE.

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Thu, 15:39
Students celebrate as they pick up their results this morning at Northumberland Park Community School.

Haringey schools set new records in their GCSE results yet again this year, despite a backdrop of national changes to the exam structure.

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Thu, 06:30
The main entrance of North Middlesex University Hospital.

Overall services provided by the trust running North Middlesex Hospital “require improvement”, according to the national health watchdog.

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Wed, 12:30
The late Pat Egan, who passed away last month.

Family, friends and colleagues will pay their respects to the late Cllr Pat Egan at a meeting to be held in his honour by Haringey Council.

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Tue, 17:15
The Haringey Disability First Consortium meets on August 20.

The steering committee of the Haringey Disability First Consortium will meet tomorrow to outline the group’s mission, aims and values - and all are welcome.

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Tue, 16:30
Jailed: Kaval Kalychuin

A Tottenham man who was part of a gang who smashed their way into a luxury watch shop in Stratford’s Westfield shopping centre has been jailed for eight years.

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Tue, 13:15
Revised plans have been submitted to build an extension on the roof of the Grade II-listed building at 7 Bruce Grove. Picture: Google StreetView

The owners of the former home of the “father of meteorology” Luke Howard - who named the clouds - are planning to build a steel-and-glass box on the roof of the Grade II-listed structure.

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Tue, 11:30
Homebase plans to open a coffee shop in its Harringay store. Picture: Edward Smith/EMPICS

DIY superstore Homebase is planning to open a cafe in its store in Harringay’s Arena retail park, according to papers lodged with Haringey Council.

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Tue, 10:45
The air raid shelter was discovered near this industrial estate in Tariff Road. Picture: Google StreetView

An air raid shelter that may have provided protection for workers at Tottenham’s former Triumph factory has been unearthed by Thames Water engineers less than a metre below the entrance to an industrial estate.

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Mon, 19:35
Omen Mugaviri remains in a coma more than seven weeks after he was attacked in Wood Green.

The family of a man who may never recover from his injuries after being brutally asasulted have made an emotional appeal for help to trace those responsible and for a potential key witness to come forward.

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Mon, 17:16
Labour will be hoping to keep the seat in the Woodside ward by-election. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive

Nominations have opened for anyone interested in standing for election as a councillor in Wood Green’s Woodside ward, following the death of Pat Egan last month.

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Mon, 14:05
St Ann's Hospital. Picture: Tony Gay

The grass-roots fight to stop the sell-off of two thirds of an NHS hospital site for housing is holding a campaign meeting tonight.

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Mon, 13:16
Jordan Matthew Dunn has been charged with invading the pitch during the Spurs v West Ham game.

A 22-year-old man is to be hauled before magistrates over the pitch invasion during Saturday’s match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham at Upton Park.

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Patrick cools down in a paddling pool.

Wood Green vet Sam Barley explains the risks to your pets of the summer heat - and what you can do to help them cope with it.

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Friday, August 15, 2014
Labour will be hoping to keep the seat in the Woodside ward by-election. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive

A by-election to fill the seat left by Labour’s late councillor Pat Egan will be held on October 2, it has been confirmed.

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London Bloggers

Yesterday, 18:38
It turns out painting is the perfect thing to do in bars

I’m somewhat of a casual, lazy and very much amateur painter and after a busy day at work, the prospect of getting all my brushes, acrylics, water and other faff out is far from appealing.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Will the relaxtion of the rules on phone use open the floodgates to selfie madness at The National Gallery (Picture via Getty)

Will the National Gallery become selfie central after it removes the ban on photography to avoid confusion over visitors using the new Wi-Fi?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The television programme Whose Line is it Anyway? showcased the art of improv

Now that whole regiments of London comedians have dissolved in the festival mists north of the border it’s a good time to sample a different sort of humour.

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