Store to make return after being torched in riots

Haringey Independent: The new revamped Carpetright building

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Nearly three years after it was burnt down during the riots, Tottenham's iconic Carpetright building is set to make a return.

Driver who killed elderly woman on mobility scooter given community sentence

Haringey Independent: Marjorie Norman

2:48pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A man who killed a 76-year-old woman as she crossed the road on a mobility scooter has been given a community sentence.

Find a park in your pocket with new app

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

People can quite literally have parks in their pocket with a new app which will guide them to the nearest green space.

Cadet celebrates sporting success

Haringey Independent: Cadet Nikki Siow with her numerous awards.

12:13pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A cadet has topped off an impressive winning streak by being named Sports Person of the Year in her squadron.

Walkies! Charity dog walk to help fight cancer

10:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Dog owners have been invited to take their pets on a sponsored walk in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Calls for improvement to mental health care

Haringey Independent: Consultant clinical psychologist, Kajori Mukherjee calls for more to be done for mental health patients

9:10am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A mental health chief has pledged to improve care for people with mental illnesses.

How doing lunch can help community projects

5:12pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

People in a Haringey neighbourhood can apply for up to £250 Lottery money for community projects – and sit down to eat together to find out more.

Record store day 'roaring success'

Haringey Independent: Record store day 'roaring success'

3:38pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Musicians did their bit to fight back against the internet when they gave a live performance in a record store.

Baby and elderly man rescued from burning car moments before explosion

Haringey Independent: Firefighters arrived within minutes to extinguish the flames after the baby and the elderly man had been pulled from the car

12:17pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A baby and an elderly man were pulled from a burning car moments before it exploded outside a South Tottenham synagogue.

Socialist group to host civil rights campaigner

11:58am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A socialist group will be welcoming civil liberties campaigner and broadcaster Darcus Howe at a meeting this week.

Gardeners pick up award for creating 'a place of beauty'

Haringey Independent: The Back2Earth Harmony Garden of Broadwater Farm received a joint runner-up award in The Conservation Foundation’s 2013 Gardening Against The Odds Award

10:03am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A group of gardeners have been awarded for creating a “place of beauty” in Tottenham.

More than 7,500 people to work out at Ally Pally

Haringey Independent: Alexandra Park and Palace

1:00pm Monday 21st April 2014

More than 7,500 people will work out with celebrity instructors at a “mass participation” fitness session.

Youth programme helps teenagers in schools

Haringey Independent: Youth programme helps teenagers in schools

8:30am Monday 21st April 2014

Young people in Haringey are being helped by a youth programme to help them get into education, employment or training.

Food festival to be held in Tottenham

1:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A group of Tottenham businesses will host a celebration of food, drink, art and music from the area.

Food market hosts Easter egg hunt today

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

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

Record Store Day kicks off in Enfield and Haringey

Haringey Independent: Record Store Day kicks off in Enfield and Haringey

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Back in 2007, more than 700 independent record stores in the United States came together to celebrate their unique culture in the first Record Store Day (RSD).

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 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

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.

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