Haringey Borough News

Yesterday, 17:30
Sylvia Jaiyeola and Freddi Ali with some of their colurful Knit For Charity dolls at the Embrace UK celebrations. Picture: Tony Gay

Well-wishers from as far afield as Greenwich and Mile End soaked up the sun, food, drink and entertainment in Tottenham’s Selby Centre on Saturday as Embrace UK marked 20 years of helping some of the most vulnerable in society.

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Yesterday, 13:15
An artist's impression of the revised plans for the steel yard next to Hornsey rail station. PIcture: Cooley Architects

Plans to build a nine-storey block of 80 flats on a steel yard in Harringay have resurfaced after an earlier scheme was rejected by Haringey Council’s planners.

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Yesterday, 11:30
Replicas of the stolen military ceremonial uniform and helmet.

Two silver Household Cavalry helmets and nine military ceremonial garments worth more than £60,000 have been stolen from a specialist military supplier in Tottenham.

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Yesterday, 10:43
The combined value of the clothing and equipment is in excess of £60,000, say police (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Military clothing including ceremonial outfits and two silver Household Cavalry helmets worth more than £60,000 were stolen from a supplier in north London.

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London
Mon, 18:15
Wanted in connection with fraud.

Police have released images of people wanted for questioning in relation to fraud, burglary and criminal damage in Haringey.

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Mon, 12:30
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

Proposals to build a steel and glass box on the roof of the historic Georgian former home of the “father of meteorology” Luke Howard have run into opposition from Tottenham conservationists.

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Mon, 09:24
Roadworks in Wood Green will last seven months.

Drivers and bus passengers face delays and interrupted journeys for six of the next seven months from Monday as Wood Green town centre’s £4.2million street improvement works move into their next phase.

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Sunday, August 31, 2014
Wood Green, The Animals Charity

Wood Green vet Sam Barley explains the importance of giving your pet vaccinations, and why.

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Friday, August 29, 2014
Haringey's chief operating officer Tracie Evans has been disciplined by CIPFA.

The woman in charge of finance at Haringey Council has been found guilty of financial misconduct and bringing the accountancy profession into disrepute.

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
'Ronnie' Rahman outside the scene of the fire in Wood Green High Road. Picture: Tony Gay

A Wood Green taxi driver who helped rescue a baby, child and four adults from a raging fire has spoken of his disbelief that others stood by and filmed the family desperately screaming for help from their windows.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Lordship Hub Co-operative in Lordship Rec.

The leaders of a volunteer-run community hub boasting a cafe, cultural and educational space in Tottenham’s Lordship Rec have made a last-ditch plea for a final £2,000 in donations to make their dreams a reality - or risk losing it all.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A student becomes one of the first to sign up at Tottenham Hotspur's University Technical College Picture: Action Images/John Sibley

Tottenham Hotspur’s new university technical college opened its doors to students for the first time last week, ahead of its first courses starting next month.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The unveiling of Tottenham's war memorial, June 17, 1923. Picture: Haringey Libraries, Archives & Museum Service

The prominent memorial to the men and women who gave their lives in both world wars is to be refurbished in time for Remembrance Day in the centenary year of the outbreak of the First World War.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Kugapiriyan Ramachandran and Oleg Fursa with their GCSEs. Picture: CONEL

More than nine in 10 students at a Tottenham college landed the grades they were hoping for as the GCSE exam results were released last week.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Lee Morris denied all three counts of possessing extreme pornography.

A man from Tottenham has today denied three charges of possessing extreme pornographic images involving a live chicken, a cow and a dog.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
21 firefighters attended the blaze

A plucky cab driver helped rescue two children and five adults from a burning building on Sunday.

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Monday, August 25, 2014
An undated picture of the lodge in the grounds of Chitts Hill House, now known locally as the Mushroom House. Picture: Haringey Libraries, Archives and Museum Service

Ever had a burning desire to live inside a mushroom, as if part of a Lewis Carroll or Roald Dahl novel? Well now might be a keen forager’s chance to sniff out a unique buy - as one of Haringey’s oldest buildings has been put up for sale.

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Sunday, August 24, 2014
Sarah Elliott, leader of Haringey's Lib Dems.

Sarah Elliott, leader of Haringey’s Liberal Democrats, urges Haringey to do more to deliver affordable housing in the borough.

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Saturday, August 23, 2014
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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Friday, August 22, 2014
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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London Bloggers

Mon, 17:16
Do you really need an explanation for that?! (Pic by Serena Marinelli)

If you’ve ever seen an Italian movie, you would probably know how important body language is in the culture.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Don't waste any of your harvest

If you are now inundated with ripe tomatoes, juicy green beans, berries and herbs, don’t leave them to go stringy or mouldy because the freezer can go a long way to making your crops last well into winter.

Friday, August 22, 2014
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.

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