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Police deny briefing against Haringey social workers

Haringey Independent: OUTCRY: London toddler Baby P suffered a catalogue of fatal abuse

2:19pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The Metropolitan Police has denied using press briefings to encourage journalists to blame social workers for death of Baby P.

Strikes planned as headteachers clash with union

Haringey Independent:

2:29pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Teachers at two schools will strike over the suspension of a union representative.

'Dire consquences' for trade unions as NUT rep loses legal battle

Haringey Independent:

3:18pm Monday 20th October 2014

A teaching union rep accused of misconduct has lost a High Court challenge against the council’s powers to suspend her.

Community figure Bill Guy "will be greatly missed"

Haringey Independent:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Community figure Bill Guy will be remembered as the "quintessential Tottenham man", as tributes are made following his death yesterday.

Tottenham 'hero' Bill Guy dies

Haringey Independent:

10:08am Thursday 16th October 2014

A community figure who claimed to be the first black man in Tottenham has died.

Almost half of Tottenham's children live in poverty, new figures reveal

Haringey Independent:

2:22pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Almost half of Tottenham’s children and 1 in 3 across the borough lived in poverty in 2013, new figures reveal.

Council stops funding to mental health charity

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

3:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A leading mental health charity will lose council funding it has received for 23 years.

Mark Duggan family lose bid to overturn inquest verdict

Haringey Independent: Mark Duggan was shot by police in August 2011

10:44am Tuesday 14th October 2014

The mother of Mark Duggan has lost her bid to overturn the ‘lawful killing’ verdict returned by an inquest.

Multicultural charity celebrates a decade of work in the borough

Haringey Independent:

4:18pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Crowds gathered to celebrate Haringey's multiculturalism with a festival on Tottenham Green today.

Teen missing for two months last seen three days ago, say police

Haringey Independent:

11:39am Friday 10th October 2014

A 14-year-old boy missing for almost two months was last seen three days ago, police have said today.

Judges to give decision on Mark Duggan 'lawful killing' verdict next week

Haringey Independent: The scene of the shooting

12:06pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Judges reviewing the Mark Duggan inquest’s ‘lawful killing’ verdict say they will give their decision next week.

Police appeal for teenager missing for almost two months

Haringey Independent:

3:20pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Police have launched an appeal for help finding a teenager who has been missing for almost two months.

Man arrested over anti-Semitic remarks on bus

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Friday 26th September 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated public order following an anti-Semitic incident on a bus in north London.

Travellers take up residence in Down Lane Park

Haringey Independent:

5:48pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Travellers have moved into a Tottenham Park despite there being security at the gate.

Council spends £2 million on consultants telling it how to cut costs

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

3:30pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Haringey Council is set to pay a consultancy firm £2 million for the “transformation" of a department that is overspending by the same amount.

Wembley is fans' favourite for Spurs temporary stadium

Haringey Independent: An image of the new stadium showing a two-tier South Stand angered fans when it appeared online

1:02pm Thursday 25th September 2014

The results of the Tottenham Independent’s readers poll on Spurs’ temporary stadium options show Wembley to be the overwhelming favourite among fans.

American firm Cain Hoy: We will not buy Spurs

Haringey Independent:

11:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

American investment firm Cain Hoy has announced it will not be buying Spurs.

Man Tasered after 'violent struggle' with police walks free from court

Haringey Independent: The man appeared at Wood Green Crown Court on Friday

10:04am Thursday 25th September 2014

A man who was Tasered by police after bludgeoning bystanders with a metal pole has walked free from court.

'We're not Soho' - Wetherspoon pub defeated by Muswell Hill neighbours

Haringey Independent:

5:20pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Neighbours triumphed when councillors imposed earlier closing times on a new pub.

Police urge mystery informant to come forward in 'horrifying' murder case

Haringey Independent:

4:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Police investigating a “horrifying” incident in which a man may have been burned alive are appealing the author of a mysterious email to come forward.

Wood Green driver to stand trial for hit-and-run

Haringey Independent:

2:55pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A Wood Green driver will stand trial for attempted murder following a hit-and-run in Harlesden.

High Road West development: final plans unveiled

Haringey Independent:

12:59pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

The final draft of plans to change eleven hectares of land around the Spurs stadium has been unveiled.

Teens chased by police chief during radio interview charged

Haringey Independent:

9:54am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Two teenagers arrested by the Metropolitan Police Commissioner have both been charged for running off without paying their taxi driver.

Rapid turnaround for previously failing school

Haringey Independent:

4:44pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A school has gone from being in ‘special measures’ to being rated ‘outstanding’ in record time.

Man describes horror of 'black gunge' pouring through train vents

Haringey Independent: London Underground investigated after two trains crashed between East Putney and Southfields

1:11pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A man has described being covered in mysterious “black gunge” during his commute this morning.

Two men deny murder of Polish construction worker

Haringey Independent: Mr Malinkowski was described as a hard working man with no obvious enemies

11:20am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Two men have denied murdering a Polish construction worker.

Commuters affected as Manor House tube station evacuated

Haringey Independent:

9:37am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Tube travellers were evacuated this morning due to fire at an underground station.

Future of Muswell Hill Wetherspoon pub still undecided

Haringey Independent:

10:30pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Impassioned speeches were given by people living near the site of a proposed new pub at a Haringey Council licensing committee meeting this evening.

Tube drivers announce more strikes on the way

Haringey Independent: London Underground investigated after two trains crashed between East Putney and Southfields

6:01pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Tube strikes are set to hit Haringey as London Underground workers plan more industrial action.

Haringey Council: "We're facing some very difficult decisions"

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

4:35pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Haringey Council warned there are "very tough decisions to be made” as it launched a public consultation on budget cuts.

Tributes paid to 'legendary' principal

Haringey Independent:

11:49am Monday 22nd September 2014

Teachers and councillors have paid tribute to a “legendary” college principal who died last week.

Man charged with hit and run

Haringey Independent:

3:37pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A man arrested in Tottenham after a hit-and-run has been charged.

Man arrested as hit-and-run leaves woman in 'serious' condition

Haringey Independent:

9:28am Thursday 18th September 2014

A man has been arrested in Tottenham after a hit-and-run crash during a car chase.

Housing plans will worsen GP crisis, says health watchdog

Haringey Independent:

5:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A health watchdog said the GP shortage in Tottenham Hale is set to worsen due to planned housing developments.

Tottenham man shot dead by police

Haringey Independent:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A 40-year-old man shot dead by police earlier this month is from Tottenham, a police watchdog has said.

Concerns raised as Children's Services overspend by £2 million

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

9:09pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Concerns were raised over council spending on both Adult and Children’s Services in a Haringey Council meeting this evening.

Cinema fundraise for mental health charity with Robin Williams screening

Haringey Independent:

5:10pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A cinema raised more than £300 for a mental health charity by screening a Robin Williams film.

MP David Lammy: GP shortage is 'unacceptable'

Haringey Independent: Tottenham MP David Lammy

2:43pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

MP David Lammy has branded the shortage of GPs in Tottenham “unacceptable” and says he will urgently raise the issue with the health secretary.

NHS will focus on Tottenham as GP crisis revealed

Haringey Independent:

11:41am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The NHS has promised to focus on Tottenham following a damning report by a health watchdog.

Council announces plans to expand primary schools

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

9:31am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Haringey Council has launched three consultations on the expansion of primary schools as increased demand is set to leave 310 children without a school place by 2024.

Spurs release statement in line with takeover code

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2:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

Spurs has released a statement acknowledging that another business has expressed an interest in buying the club.

Antwerp Arms group move one step closer to buying match-day pub

Haringey Independent: Members of the Antwerp Arms Association outside the Antwerp Arms

12:47pm Monday 15th September 2014

A group in Tottenham have moved one step closer to buying their local pub.

Health watchdog "shocked" over lack of GPs

Haringey Independent:

5:47pm Friday 12th September 2014

Haringey is facing crisis over a serious lack GP appointments, a health watchdog has said, with the shortfall predicted to worsen.

Spurs fans confused as American firm says it might buy club

Haringey Independent: But the club confirmed to the Haringey Independent that the one-tier 'Kop-style' stand, depicted in earlier designs, remains part of its plans

3:21pm Friday 12th September 2014

Spurs have further denied rumours of the club being up for sale after an American investment firm announced their interest.

Archway Sheet Metals: "It's getting rather nasty now"

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5:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A spokesman for Archway Sheet Metals says the company has been receiving threats and abusive calls from “animalistic” Spurs fans.

MP David Lammy: It's 'important' to let Archway challenge CPO

Haringey Independent: David Lammy with former Spurs player Ledley King and new staff member Annabelle

4:52pm Thursday 11th September 2014

It is “important” that a metalwork business is allowed to challenge a government minister's decision forcing it to move, says MP David Lammy.

Spurs denies club is up for sale

Haringey Independent: But the club confirmed to the Haringey Independent that the one-tier 'Kop-style' stand, depicted in earlier designs, remains part of its plans

1:18pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has categorically denied it is up for sale following news reports this morning.

Angry fans say Spurs leave Tottenham at their 'peril'

Haringey Independent:

11:32am Thursday 11th September 2014

Spurs have been criticised by fans angry at the prospect of leaving Tottenham for a season.

Sponsored walk to raise money for mayoral charity

Haringey Independent: Oldie but a goodie: young people in Bruce Castle Park enjoy the shade the 500-year-old Oak tree provides

4:03pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

The Mayor of Haringey will host a sponsored walk to raise money for charity.

In pictures: Positive Youth News at City Hall

Haringey Independent:

2:35pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

David Lammy MP, London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney and Haringey Borough Commander Victor Olisa had front row seats at City Hall last night.


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