Haringey Borough News

Yesterday, 17:00
Wood Green, The Animals Charity

Wood Green, The Animals Charity is offering nose-to-tail health checks for cats in a special event on Tuesday, July 29.

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Yesterday, 16:13
Ali Armagan was gunned down as he sat in a car outside Turnpike Lane station

A man accused of executing the head of the Hackney Turks gang in a hail of bullets as he sat in a car behind Turnpike Lane Tube station walked free from court today.

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Yesterday, 13:00
The Tottenham Outrage, by Matt Baylis

Highgate author Matt Baylis takes the floor in a Wood Green bookshop tonight to answer questions from the audience at the launch of his latest crime novel, which uses Tottenham and Finsbury Park as its setting.

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Yesterday, 12:23
Peter Connelly

Former child protection boss Sharon Shoesmith received a payout of nearly £680,000 over her unfair dismissal in the wake of the Baby P scandal, according to Haringey Council’s accounts.

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BBC
Yesterday, 11:00
Financial pressures are extreme in parts of Tottenham and Wood Green. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA

People living in pockets of Tottenham are facing some of the most severe financial pressures in the country, a new map reveals.

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Wed, 18:58
Tiverton pupils pushed the boat out in their adaptation of Sue Price's novel The Wolf's Footprint.

Creative pupils at a Tottenham primary school gave a celebrated author her “best birthday present” ever when they performed an adaptation of her children’s book.

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The Healthwatch Haringey team, with chairman Sharon Grant, seond from left.

In the first of the watchdog group’s regular contributions, Healthwatch Haringey explains what it does, how it can help you - and how you may be able to help them!

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Wed, 12:17
Kester David

Police made a nationwide appeal for help to uncover the truth behind the “unexplained” death of Wood Green DJ and bus driver Kester David, whose badly-burned body was found beneath a railway arch four years ago.

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Tue, 17:10
Joy Rose is preparing to shake Karamel to the core.

Joy Rose is an internationally renowned singer who has toured with Sting and leading UK soul band Incognito. She performs as part of the Xantoné Blacq Presents live music series in Wood Green on Wednesday night. The Tottenham & Wood Green Journal caught up with her ahead of her gig.

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Tue, 13:34
The late Cllr Pat Egan, who passed away at the weekend.

Councillors held a minute’s silence and postponed all non-essential discussion at last night’s full council meeting “as a mark of respect” for the late Labour councillor Pat Egan, who died suddenly on Saturday.

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Tue, 09:20
Ray Davies with winning rap duo Kimarne Henry, left, and Nico Clavier. Picture: Tony Gay

There was no time for nerves for these Haringey music GCSE students - as songwriting royalty Ray Davies dropped by to judge their skills on Saturday.

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Tue, 09:18
Hazel Griffiths in her Tottenham garden. Picture: Dieter Perry

Tottenham’s first-ever open gardens event has raised more than £1,000 for good causes. The three front and rear gardens, all based in Handsworth Road, opened up to visitors as part of the National Gardens Scheme.

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Mon, 18:26
Matthew Bradby, chair of the Tottenham Civic Society. Picture: Kate Stanworth

The chairman of the Tottenham Civic Society looks at the reality of overflowing bins and litter-strewn pavements - and what it says about Haringey.

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Mon, 12:30
The new Isobel Place development. Picture: Robert Greshoff

A new development of more than 100 affordable homes was unveiled on the site of a former depot by Tottenham MP David Lammy last week.

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Mon, 10:10
The late Cllr Pat Egan, who passed away at the weekend.

Tributes have started to flood in as news spreads of the death of veteran Wood Green councillor and Labour group chief whip Pat Egan, who passed away suddenly on Saturday following a short illness.

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Friday, July 18, 2014
Jailed: Florin Cozma

A man who embarked on a campaign of raping and robbing prostitutes in Haringey parks has been jailed for a total of 17 years.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Flying Squad officers made the arrests following the raid in Wood Green.

Police have arrested three teenagers and two men in Ilford following a violent armed robbery of a games arcade in the early hours this morning.

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London police
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Flying Squad officers made the arrests following the raid in Wood Green.

Police have arrested three teenagers and two men after a violent armed robbery of a Wood Green games arcade in the early hours this morning.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Game, set, match: From left are Haringey Council's Andrea Keeble, Tennis Foundation chief executive Geoff Newton, Deputy Mayor Cllr Jennifer Mann and Martin Ball, chair of Friends of Down Lane Park.

Tennis lovers can now relive those Wimbledon moments on three brand new courts opened in Tottenham’s Down Lane Park.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The eyes have it at Routemaster 60. Picture: Stephen Moore

Thousands of avid and casual fans of the iconic Routemaster London bus descended on Finsbury Park over the weekend to see more than 150 vintage examples in the largest-ever gathering of its kind.

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