Haringey Borough News

Yesterday, 15:04
Fire crews rushed to the scene

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

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Yesterday, 13:38
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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Friday, October 17, 2014
Do you recognise these men?

Police have released CCTV images of three men they wish to talk to after a barman was punched in the nose and Good Samaritans who tried to intervene were also attacked.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Mike Wilson, director of Healthwatch Haringey

The director of Healthwatch Haringey outlines the next steps for shaping healthcare strategies for the next three years.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Annetta Brezinska, 34, is wanted in connection with a burglary in Tottenham in August 2014. Ref # EWMS 01YR/440058

Police have today released images of nine men and one woman wanted in connection with burglaries across the borough.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Council tenants illegally sub-letting their homes in Haringey are getting a one-off amnesty to avoid prosecution.

Council housing tenants breaking the law by sub-letting their home are being given the chance to hand in their keys in a one-off amnesty by Haringey Council.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Pat Egan passed away in the summer.

Every councillor in Haringey is expected to attend a special memorial on Thursday in memory of Labour stalwart Pat Egan, who died suddenly after a short illness in July.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Spurs legend Gary Mabbutt with patient Leonard Sells.

Tottenham Hotspur legend and club ambassador Gary Mabbutt has officially opened a cutting-edge health facility in Tottenham Hale that will provide a major boost to kidney and diabetes patients in north London and beyond.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Mark Duggan

Mark Duggan’s mother has said she is “extremely disappointed” after High Court judges rejected her bid to have the “lawful killing” inquest verdict quashed - but the family has vowed to fight on.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A 16-year-old girl from Waltham Forest who went missing after leaving an address in Wood Green has now been found say police, who were concerned for her welfare.

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Missing People in London
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
It is thought thousands of people are struggling with undiagnosed depression in Haringey. File picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Thousands of people in Haringey are living under the strain of undiagnosed depression, new research has found.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Cllr Peter Morton, cabinet member for health and wellbeing, at the World Mental Health Day event.

Haringey’s cabinet member for health and wellbeing outlines the long-term goals that will stop mental health from being brushed under the carpet.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Mind In Haringey will cease its advocacy service by the end of the year after its funding was cut.

Haringey Council has moved to soothe fears that it is set to withdraw support for people with mental health issues - after a leading charity announced its funding is being stopped after 23 years.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

A 16-year-old girl from Waltham Forest who went missing after leaving an address in Wood Green has now been found, say police, who were concerned for her welfare.

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Monday, October 13, 2014
Wireless 2014

Selling legal highs at Finsbury Park’s Wireless Festival became no laughing matter for three men, who have each been landed with a £700 bill by the courts.

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Monday, October 13, 2014
Wood Green Library: Going greener.

An eco-friendly “green wall” is set to be installed outside Wood Green library as part of works to spruce up one of the country’s most popular lending destinations.

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Friday, October 10, 2014
The nighttime nightmare of overflowing bins in Tottenham. Picture: Martin Ball

Resident Martin Ball relives a harrowing, litter-strewn traipse through Tottenham in the hope the council will stand by their word.

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Friday, October 10, 2014
Father for the third time: Tottenham MP David Lammy

David Lammy and his artist wife Nicola Green have welcomed a third child into their family after deciding to adopt a baby girl.

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Friday, October 10, 2014
Firefighters were called to saw through the iron bars and rescue the trapped Labrador in Hornsey (Picture: Twitter/@Natty_Huitson)

A Labrador had to be cut free from iron railing after somehow getting his head stuck between the bars on a first-floor balcony in north London.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014
David Hamilton let a Staffordshire bull terrier loose on the robbery victim in Tottenham.

A thug who unleashed a Staffordshire bull terrier on a man while he was robbed at knifepoint has failed in his bid to get his six-year jail term cut.

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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:

Monday, September 1, 2014
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.

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