Haringey Borough News

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was dragged along the pavement by a robber trying to wrench her handbag from her.

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Missing: Charlotte Cummings is known to frequent Haringey.

Police are concerned for the safety and welfare of 15-year-old Charlotte Cummings, who has been missing for nearly a week and is known to frequent the Haringey area.

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Yesterday, 15:55
The fake 'store' set up in Finsbury Park - it is actually the Atom Gallery (Picture: Darren Cullen/Pocket Money Loans)

A super-extreme version of parasitic payday lenders offering pocket money advances to children as young as three has opened in Finsbury Park - but relax everyone, it’s just a hoax.

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Yesterday, 14:03
The fire rips through the roof of the flats above M&S Simply Food in Muswell Hill Broadway. Picture: Kasia Molga/Twitter

Residents have told of their terror as fire ripped through an abandoned flat above a superstore sometimes used as a refuge for rough sleepers.

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Yesterday, 13:11
A single mother has won a benefits fight with the Haringey Council from beyond the grave (Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

A dead woman has won a court case from beyond the grave after the Supreme Court found in her favour in a battle over council tax in north London.

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Tue, 06:50
Mustafa Osman raped the woman in her home.

A man has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years for raping a 23-year-old woman in her own home.

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Tue, 06:45
Young people from the Jacksons Lane theatre workshops, like this circus skills one, will be performing as part of the Haringey Youth Arts Festival. Picture: Ludo Des Cognets

The brightest new lights in Haringey in street dance, singing, circus, art and contemporary dance will be showing off their skills in a special arts festival that returns for the second year running this weekend.

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Mon, 16:15
London's Air Ambulance attended the scene. Picture: Dan Smith

A man is in critical condition in hospital after two cars crashed at a busy junction in Wood Green this morning.

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Mon, 15:55
The first apprentices inspect the new premises for the John McAslan + Partners hub in Tottenham High Road.

Apprentices heading to a globally-renowned architecture practice have landed an early glimpse of their new Tottenham workplace that will act as a design hub offering placements and training to local people.

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Mon, 10:00
Catherine West, Labour's parliamentary candidate in Hornsey and Wood Green.

The Labour candidate for Hornsey and Wood Green on the triumphs of the Human Rights Act - and why the Tories would be foolish to repeal it.

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Mon, 09:49

A 19-year-old man is in a stable condition in hospital after he was stabbed after an argument in Tottenham’s Markfield Park.

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
Janet Shapiro. Picture: Nigel Sutton

The Hornsey Pensioners’ Action Group stalwart on the extraordinary contribution older people make to the economy and wider society - and how little they take.

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Sue Hessel

Sue Hessel, chairman of the Haslemere Road Residents’ Association, hopes new blood on the council will yield quicker results.

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Julie Davies, Haringey NUT secretary, has been suspended by the council.

Teachers have voted to walk out on strike in two Haringey secondary schools after the half-term break in protest at the treatment of one of their union reps and a fall-out with headteachers.

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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Jailed: Anton Newell

A man who beat a London Overground station guard over the head with a sawn-off shotgun during a terrifying burglary has been locked up for 18 years.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The majority of tickets have already been sold for the fireworks show at Alexandra Palace.

If you are hoping to get a glimpse of the biggest fireworks display in north London, it’s time to get a move on as 70 per cent of tickets for the festivities at Alexandra Palace have gone.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Firefighters will be on strike from October 31 (Fri).

Three women were rescued from a flat above a burning shop in Tottenham’s West Green Road this afternoon.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Some of the sharpest young business minds in Haringey could be uncovered as North London Apprentice returns.

The search continues this autumn for the most promising young business brains in Haringey, as youth media charity Exposure embarks on a third run of its popular North London Apprentice scheme.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

An elderly woman has died after being caught in a fire in her Tottenham flat.

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Monday, October 20, 2014
NUT secretary Julie Davies, left, and deputy secretary Ninall O'Connor.

A Haringey NUT teaching union rep accused of misconduct has lost her High Court battle against Haringey Council in a row over its powers to suspend her - a decision blasted as having “dire consequences for the whole trade union movement”.

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The Appilepsy team: Phil Efstathiou, Alex Telek , Clarence Ji, Miklos Molnar, Joran van Apeldoorn

In Tech City, things move fast. And sometimes erratically. Like phones in the pockets of people having epileptic seizures.

Friday, October 24, 2014
The 91-year-old gave the cyclist a wallop

After Baroness Sharples bragged about walloping a cyclist, London24’s cycling blogger AViewOfLondon has this to say...

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:

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