Leading businessman sets up Dragons-Den-style event

Haringey Independent: Charles Handy and his wife Elizabeth Handy have set up a Dragons-Den-style event in Tottenham. Photo taken by Elizabeth Handy

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A leading businessman is looking for budding entrepreneurs and business owners in Tottenham to take part in a Dragons-Den-style event.

Just the Ticket

Haringey Independent: Forty Hall will host an Easter craft market

8:40am Friday 18th April 2014

Your guide to the best things to do in the week ahead.

Tube workers to strike over ticket office closures

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

London Underground workers have voted to go on strike for five days over the closure of ticket offices.

Council made to apologise for trying to split up children

Haringey Independent: Taxpayers face £1.5m bill as parking dispute goes to High Court (Pic: Elliott Brown)

5:10pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Haringey Borough Council has been made to apologise in court after social workers tried to change the identities of two young children and ban their five older siblings from seeing them.

Food market hosts Easter egg hunt

3:20pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A food market in Noel Park is to host a free Easter egg hunt for the borough’s children.

Spurs renew support for cancer campaign

Haringey Independent: Tottenham Hotspur are helping to fight cancer

1:01pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Tottenham Hotspur has renewed its support for a campaign to raise awareness of cancer and its symptoms.

Medical centre fails to meet basic standards

Haringey Independent: Quality Life Medical Centre, in Green Lanes, failed to meet three of the five minimum requirements set by the Care Quality Commission

11:29am Thursday 17th April 2014

A medical centre in Harringay has been told it needs urgent improvement after a healthcare watchdog found it was failing to meet basic standards.

Tottenham businesses host Easter party

9:35am Thursday 17th April 2014

An Easter bonnet parade, live music and a Latin street fiesta will be among celebrations in Tottenham on Monday.

Parking ticket issued every three minutes in Haringey

Haringey Independent: Enfield had the seventh highest number of parking tickets issued in the country

5:21pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A parking ticket was issued in Haringey every three minutes last year, according to figures obtained in a Freedom of Information request.

Infamous former drug smuggler Howard Marks is writing a sequel to Mr Nice

Haringey Independent: Mr Nice

5:02pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The pill-popping pensioner will be in Crouch End this month

Woman jailed for hiding gang member's gun

Haringey Independent: Carisha Solan was jailed for five years for possession of a gun

3:02pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A 19-year-old woman who hid a gang member's gun in baby clothes at her home has been jailed alongside him.

Charity raises awareness of stroke risk

Haringey Independent: Vanessa Rawle and members of the Age UK Haringey Stroke Connect Club

1:41pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

A charity has teamed up with the country’s biggest public health body to raise awareness of strokes among people with Afro-Caribbean backgrounds.

Tutors win national award

Haringey Independent: Ramla Farah, of A Class Tutors, holds the group's bronze award from the NRCSE

11:36am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A group of after school tutors celebrated winning an award from a national safeguarding centre.

Job fair held in Wood Green

9:33am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A jobs fair will be held at a shopping centre in Wood Green to help pair the borough's unempolyed with Haringey businesses.

Spurs star helps launch post cancer exercise scheme

Haringey Independent: Tottenham Hotspur player Gylfi Sigurdsson at the launch of After Cancer Exercise programme

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Spurs star Gylfi Sigurdsson joined the club’s charitable foundation for the launch of a new exercise scheme for people recovering from cancer.

Roadworks in Tottenham Hale almost complete

5:25pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Work to remove the infamous Tottenham Hale gyratory is almost complete, according to Transport for London (TfL).

Mothers become chefs after completing cooking course

Haringey Independent: A group of Haringey mothers became master chefs after successfully completing a five-week healthy cooking workshop

4:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A group of Haringey mothers became master chefs after successfully completing a five-week healthy cooking workshop at their local Salvation Army centre.

Parking attendant saves pensioner's life

Haringey Independent: An 82-year-old woman crashed her car through a wall at Bury Road Car Park in Wood Green

1:29pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A parking attendant saved the life of a pensioner who crashed her car through the first floor of a car park.

Campaigner calls for more action against fly-tipping

Haringey Independent: Quentin Given, the coordinator of Friends of the Earth, has called for Haringey Borough Council an the community to do more to tackle fly-tipping in Tottenham and Wood Green

11:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

An environmental campaigner has called on both Haringey Borough Council and the community to do more to tackle fly-tipping.

'It's difficult to hold down a job unless you have somewhere to sleep'

9:33am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A woman who runs a charity to help homeless people in Haringey is to give a talk about how communities can help those who have fallen on hard times.

Deadline looms for council candidates

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

People standing in the Haringey Borough Council elections in May have been reminded to complete and return their nomination papers.

Eight mopeds stolen in two weeks

5:24pm Monday 14th April 2014

Police have warned moped drivers to keep their vehicles in a secure place after eight were stolen in just two weeks.

Man completes marathon in aid of brain charity

Haringey Independent: Phil Stephensen completed the London Marathon for Parkinson's UK

4:04pm Monday 14th April 2014

A man from Finsbury Park was one of a team of 225 athletes to run in the London Marathon to raise awareness of a brain disease.

Unsung heroes win awards

1:43pm Monday 14th April 2014

Ten of Haringey’s unsung heroes have been recognised for their valuable community work. 

Councillor: 'London marathon was fantastic'

Haringey Independent: Monica Whyte completed the 26.2 mile endurance run in four hours and 37 minutes yesterday in honour of her father who died at the age of 57.

11:51am Monday 14th April 2014

A Hornsey councillor said she felt “fantastic” after running the London Marathon in memory of her father.

Spurs support medal fight for black officer

Haringey Independent: Forgotten hero: Walter Tull

9:22am Monday 14th April 2014

Tottenham Hotspur have supported a campaign calling on the Prime Minister to posthumously recognise a former player who became Britain’s first black Army officer.

Museum hosts talk about forgotten icon

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

A museum in Tottenham is to host a talk about one of the borough’s forgotten icons.

Missing Tottenham pensioner is found

Haringey Independent: Have you seen Candecy Cooper?

5:47pm Sunday 13th April 2014

An 83-year-old woman who was reported missing from her home in Tottenham has been found.

Family 'extremely concerned' as 83-year-old is reported missing

Haringey Independent: Have you seen Candecy Cooper?

9:14am Sunday 13th April 2014

A family are “extremely concerned” for the whereabouts of a missing 83-year-old woman who has dementia.

Council spent more than £30,000 on overseas trips

8:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

Haringey Borough Council spent more than £30,000 on overseas trips in the past five years, according to figures obtained in a Freedom of Information request.

Bins to be collected as normal over Easter

1:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Waste, recycling, food and garden waste collections will take place as normal, despite the upcoming Easter weekend.

Liverpool fan starts campaign to find Spurs supporter called Eric

Haringey Independent: Liverpool fan Cathy Long is looking for the man the scarf she is holding belongs to - she believes his name is Eric

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

A lifelong Liverpool fan has appealed for help to find a Tottenham Hotspur fan who offered her his condolences in the aftermath of the Hillsborough disaster.

Turkish gang feud: four men jailed for 114 years

5:54pm Friday 11th April 2014

Four men have been jailed for a minimum of 114 years between them for murdering an innocent man in an execution-style killing as part of a Turkish gang feud.

Lavish thieves steal expensive cheeses

Haringey Independent: The police element of council tax could rise

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

Thieves with lavish tastes stole expensive cheeses and slate cheese boards when they burgled a shop in Muswell Hill.

College to build £3.3million sports centre and library

Haringey Independent: A computer image of what the new college sports facility will look like

1:13pm Friday 11th April 2014

A college has invested £3.3million to build a new sports centre and library.

Ex-Spurs players join medal fight for black officer

Haringey Independent: Forgotten hero: Walter Tull

10:50am Friday 11th April 2014

Two former Spurs players have today written to the Prime Minister to ask for posthumous recognition for a Tottenham Hotspur player who became Britain’s first black Army officer.

Library to host spring craft fair

9:29am Friday 11th April 2014

A library will showcase the borough’s artisan produce at a spring craft fair.

A Q&A with the King - Ledley picks out his career highlights and rates England's chances this summer

Haringey Independent: Lifting the Carling Cup in 2008 was one of Ledley King's top three career highlights

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

He was lauded as one of the best English centre halves of his generation, and as the countdown to Ledley King’s testimonial begins, The Haringey Independent held a Q&A with the Spurs legend about his career and his views on England's chances this summer.

Tottenham MP: 'My thoughts are with PC Blakelock's family'

Haringey Independent: Tottenham MP David Lammy

5:21pm Thursday 10th April 2014

The MP for Tottenham said his thoughts are with the family of PC Keith Blakelock after the man accused of his murder was cleared of all charges.

Tech savvy volunteers help council tenants get online

Haringey Independent: Volunteer Vanessa Logan shows Esther Tue how to use a computer

3:36pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Tech savvy volunteers teamed up with people who live in Haringey Borough Council owned houses to get more people using computers and the internet.

Firefighters tackle two fires in same street

Haringey Independent: The fire brigade was called to a fire at Boots, Orpington High Street, yesterday evening.

12:46pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Firefighters tackled two fires which ripped through homes in the same street within the space of a few hours.

Harry Kane: 'It'll be sad to say goodbye to old White Hart Lane'

Haringey Independent: Tottenham Hostpur forward Harry Kane gives college players a half-time talk at a friendly match against a Czech college

10:52am Thursday 10th April 2014

Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane said he is excited to play at the club’s new stadium but would be sad to say goodbye to the old White Hart Lane.

Eighteen suspected gang members arrested in police crackdown

Haringey Independent: The police element of council tax could rise

9:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

Eighteen suspected gang members have been arrested as part of a crackdown on organised crime in the borough.

King to work with Spurs physios again to get in shape for testimonial

Haringey Independent: King will step out on to the pitch in a Spurs shirt at White Hart Lane for the last time on May 12

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

Ledley King says he will have to work hard to get in shape for his upcoming testimonial, and admits the Spurs physios may not be pleased to see him again.

'We will not not give up on bringing Keith’s killers to justice”

5:39pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service says the force “will not give up" on bringing Keith Blakelock’s killers to justice.

Blakelock family 'extremely sad and disappointed' by not guilty verdict

4:48pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

The family of PC Keith Blakelock said they are “extremely sad and disappointed” after the man accused of his murder was found not guilty.

Blakelock trial: Jury returns not guilty verdict

Haringey Independent: PC Keith Blakelock

3:52pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

The man accused of murdering PC Keith Blakelock during the Tottenham riots nearly 30 years ago has been cleared of the crime.

Spurs: 'We will look at all options for quickest stadium move'

Haringey Independent: The current design of the new 56,000-seater stadium at White Hart Lane. Picture taken from the Spurs website

1:42pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

With rumours spreading about a possible ground share, Tottenham Hotspur says it will “look at all options” in order to move into its new stadium as quickly as possible.

Four people fall victim to bogus callers

Haringey Independent: The police element of council tax could rise

12:07pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Bogus callers stole cash and jewellery when they targeted the homes of four people in the borough in the last month.

Artists host new exhibition at Tottenham canalside

9:20am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A group of 12 artists are to host an exhibition inspired by the canalside in Tottenham.

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