Charity's badminton scheme a smash hit

Haringey Independent:

5:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

A new scheme to help people with learning disabilities play badminton has been launched.

Blaze on sixth storey of tower block

Haringey Independent:

4:08pm Friday 25th July 2014

Fire has broken out in a multistorey block of flats.

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3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

Father and daughter take part in bike ride

Haringey Independent:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

A father and daughter will saddle up for a bike ride to raise money for diabetes.

Deadline looms for borough in bloom competition

Haringey Independent: Penny Redman of St Andrew’s Road took the award for the best edible garden.

9:22am Friday 25th July 2014

The deadline for entries to find the best gardens of the borough will be closing soon.

The Tottenham and Wood Green Independent

Haringey Independent:

6:10am Friday 25th July 2014

Readers will have notice a change to this week's paper - The Haringey Independent has changed its name to the Tottenham and Wood Green Independent.

Huge grass fire at Tottenham marshes

Haringey Independent:

5:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A fire spanning an area the size of two football pitches has sprung up in Tottenham marshes.

Tottenham artist has one of 'Britain's best sheds'

Haringey Independent:

5:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A Tottenham artist is in the running to win a Shed of Year award and will be featured on Channel 4 this evening.

Suspended NUT representative ordered to stay silent by council

Haringey Independent: The NUT national strike rally in Newcastle city centre.

3:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A teaching union is warring with the council over the terms of a union representative’s suspension.

Man found not guilty of Turnpike Lane murder

Haringey Independent:

2:54pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A man has been found not guilty of murdering a man who was shot near Turnpike Lane station.

Betting shop's appeal to be heard in November

Haringey Independent:

1:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A court case between a bookmaker and the council is now scheduled to take place in November.

New charity scheme for young people launched this summer

Haringey Independent:

12:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A new citizenship scheme for children and teenagers will hit the borough this summer.

School governor compares union rep to Nazi

Haringey Independent:

10:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

The chairman of governors at a Haringey secondary school compared a suspended trade unionist to a leading Nazi.

Primary pupils meet Wallace and Gromit

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Primary school pupils had an unexpected run-in with Wallace and Gromit when they visited a film education workshop.

Pupils release fish into home-made pond

Haringey Independent:

5:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

School pupils have built their own pond in Finsbury Park as part of an initiative to educate children about nature.

'Effective' teaching union representative 'unlawfully' suspended, says union

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

4:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A National Union of Teachers (NUT) representative has been “unlawfully” suspended by Haringey Council, say a union officials.

Sacked head of children's services given £679,452 after Baby P scandal

Haringey Independent: CORPORATE JOLLY: Sharon Shoesmith

3:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The former head of Haringey’s children’s services was awarded £679,452 of taxpayers money in the wake of the Baby P scandal, new figures have shown.

Death of 'experienced' cyclist unexplained

Haringey Independent: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

1:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The circumstances surrounding the death of an “experienced” cyclist and “extremely popular” doctor remain unclear, an inquest found.

'War zone' slur 'completely inappropriate', says councillor

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

10:02am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Describing Tottenham as a “war zone” is “completely inappropriate”, a long-standing councillor has said.

The 'horrifying' death of Kester David is still a mystery, say police

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A mother has spoken of her horror at being told her son might have been burned alive.

Teacher jailed for sexually assaulting a "vulnerable" 13-year-old pupil

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

5:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A teacher who sexually abused a “vulnerable” 13-year-old boy has been jailed for 12 years.

Youth theatre named charity of the year by supermarket giant

Haringey Independent:

4:23pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

An “inclusive” theatre company have been named charity of the year by a supermarket.

Minute's silence held for "passionate" politician

Haringey Independent:

2:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Debate in the council chamber was halted “as a mark of respect” for the late councillor Pat Egan, who died on Saturday after months of illness.

Quiz: How well do you know Haringey?

Haringey Independent: Public bus (285)

11:50am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

How many homeowners are there in Tottenham? What proportion of people in Crouch End are Muslim? What percentage of the Wood Green population owns a car?

Fire cadets gain qualification in 'passing out parade'

Haringey Independent:

9:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Budding fire fighters have been given new qualifications.

Charity to open 'transformed' garden

Haringey Independent:

6:33pm Monday 21st July 2014

A charity will open a new “transformed” garden to the public.

Future of Hornsey Town Hall still uncertain

Haringey Independent:

3:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

It is time “get the ball rolling” on the development of Hornsey Town Hall, a councillor has said.

Dinosaurs to invade shopping centre

Haringey Independent:

1:30pm Monday 21st July 2014

Dinosaurs are set to invade a shopping centre as the school holidays hit.

Number of tributes to 'hugely respected' Councillor Pat Egan grows

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

11:42am Monday 21st July 2014

Tributes are pouring in from friends and colleagues of Labour councillor Pat Egan, who died on Saturday.

Labour councillor 'motivated by his passion' dies

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

10:15am Monday 21st July 2014

A long-standing councillor who was "motivated by his passion" died this weekend.

Betting firm to take council to court this week

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

A bookmaker will take the council to court this week as it appeals against a decision to refuse it a betting licence.

Church to recreate 100-year-old service

Haringey Independent:

1:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A church will commemorate war veterans with a special service this evening.

Take a tour of war-torn Crouch End

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Trained guides will give a war-themed tour of Crouch End.

Campaign group throw Irish ceilidh

Haringey Independent:

1:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A campaign group will throw a ceilidh in support of Palestine.

Best dressed dogs to raise money for hospice

Haringey Independent: snow dog.JPG

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

An annual dog show returns to the borough to raise money for a hospice.

'Dangerous' rapist jailed for 17 years

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

5:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

A “dangerous” rapist was jailed for 17 years at Wood Green Crown Court yesterday.

Tottenham regeneration to be launched with 'Question Time' panel

Haringey Independent: Put your questions to David Dimbleby and the panel

3:50pm Friday 18th July 2014

A ‘Question Time’ style panel will be part of the official unveiling of a 20-year-long plan for Tottenham.

Just the Ticket: July 18, 2014

Haringey Independent: Your guide to the best of what's on this week in the area

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Your guide to some of the best things to do in the week ahead

Chef for celebs opens cafe at rail station

Haringey Independent:

2:27pm Friday 18th July 2014

A railway station has been given the celebrity treatment with the arrival of a new cafe.

Haringey's children's service must improve, say inspectors

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

12:35pm Friday 18th July 2014

Independent inspectors have said the borough’s children’s services need to improve.

Church to launch war-time history project

Haringey Independent:

9:32am Friday 18th July 2014

A church has big plans to stage an exhibition of its war-time history.

College student celebrates university success

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

A past student of a Tottenham college is celebrating academic success.

Caretaker karate-kicked in front of child

Haringey Independent: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

5:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A caretaker from a children’s centre suffered a broken rib after being suddenly attacked.

Men arrested over 'violent' armed robbery at casino

Haringey Independent: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

3:53pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A group of men have been arrested after a “violent” armed robbery at a games arcade.

Stay cool in the heat, people warned

Haringey Independent: The crash, which involved a London Ambulance Service vehicle and a car, happened at around 2pm

3:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

People are being urged to take extra care in the sun as temperatures are set to soar to 32 degrees.

Protesters oppose the sale of mental health hospital land

Haringey Independent:

1:04pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Protesters unhappy with the sale of land around St Ann’s Hospital gathered outside a consultation meeting last night.

New development heralds the future of social housing

Haringey Independent:

11:59am Thursday 17th July 2014

"Crucial" new social housing has been unveiled.

Teachers 'absolutely delighted' as school leaves special measures

Haringey Independent:

9:39am Thursday 17th July 2014

A once failing primary school is celebrating after being taken out of special measures by inspectors.

Man accused of stabbing nurse to death appears in court

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A man charged with stabbing a nurse to death in the street appeared in court.

Tennis lovers get new courts

Haringey Independent:

5:44pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Tennis lovers can relive Wimbledon moments on three brand new courts.







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