Mental health charity to walk to spriggan's lair

Haringey Independent:

3:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

A mental health charity will hold a spooky walk to “the spriggan’s lair”.

Scarecrows invade and Muswell Hill prepares for street party

Haringey Independent:

1:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

Scarecrows have invaded Muswell Hill as traders prepare for a street party.

TEDx talks come to Tottenham

Haringey Independent:

11:30am Friday 31st October 2014

“Ideas worth spreading” will come to the Bernie Grant Arts Centre with a day of talks and debates.

Woman dragged along floor in 'frightening ordeal'

Haringey Independent:

9:29am Friday 31st October 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was dragged along the floor by a mugger.

Ghouls and ghosts to invade Muswell Hill

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Ghouls and ghosts will be out for a Geisterfest this evening.

Haringey Council 'much changed' since Baby P

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

5:40pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The leader of Haringey Council says it is a "much changed organisation" since the failings that led to the Baby P scandal.

Concerns grow for missing teenager

Haringey Independent:

4:21pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing teenager known to frequent the Haringey area.

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.

Chestnuts Community Centre to close for refurbishment

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

12:43pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Haringey Council will ask people what they would like to see improved in a community centre.

Mitzvah Day competition drawing to a close

Haringey Independent: The news team with British Trust of Conservation Volunteers at Coldfall Wood.

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

The competition to find a good deed for the Times and Independent Series team to carry out is coming to a close.

'Thanks for flagging the issue', says court

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A court was forced to buy itself a new flag after its current union jack was spotted in tatters.

'A powerful win': single mother takes down council in supreme court

Haringey Independent:

5:19pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A single mother of four today won a Supreme Court fight against Haringey Council’s new tax benefit rules.

Nine new council homes to be built

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

3:49pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Nine new council homes are to be built by Haringey Council.

Children celebrate Black History Month with musical performances

Haringey Independent:

1:19pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Primary school children celebrated Black History Month with a series of special performances.

Apprentices given tour of Tottenham's new international architecture firm

Haringey Independent:

11:48am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The first apprentices signed by an award-winning architecture firm were given a tour of its new offices in Tottenham.

Preferred crossrail route unveiled

Haringey Independent: How the Crossrail trains will look

9:44am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A preferred route for the proposed Crossrail 2 service, running north to south through the capital, has been unveiled by Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

Suspicious minds and unanswered questions - the Spurs board must respond

Haringey Independent: "Not a football man" Daniel Levy. Picture: Action Images

9:40am Wednesday 29th October 2014

After a bad home defeat, there are inevitably recriminations.

Police launch cycle safety operation

Haringey Independent: How the bicycle got its spokes

6:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Police are issuing safety warnings to cyclists in the borough as nights grow longer.

Ambulance response times 'simply not acceptable'

Haringey Independent:

5:52pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The number of ambulances responding to emergencies within a target time has dropped sharply.

Half of Tottenham's young people unaware of regeneration

Haringey Independent:

4:38pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

More than half of Tottenham’s young people are not aware of regeneration work to improve the area.

'Scary' blaze rips through Muswell Hill

Haringey Independent:

2:45pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A pizza oven caused fire to rip through flats above a shop in Muswell Hill last night.

Children stock foodbank with harvest festival

Haringey Independent:

11:55am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Primary school children have been working to help the community with their harvest festival.

Meeting to discuss Ally Pally regeneration

Haringey Independent:

9:24am Tuesday 28th October 2014

The regeneration of Ally Pally will take another step forward this evening.

'Torturous ordeal': Tottenham man jailed for raping woman in her own home

Haringey Independent: Snaresbrook Crown Court heard how a charity fundraiser attacked a man who had already been beaten with a chopping board

5:50pm Monday 27th October 2014

A Tottenham man has been jailed for more eight years for raping a woman in her own home.

Charity in need of Mitzvah Day volunteers

Haringey Independent:

5:20pm Monday 27th October 2014

A charity is calling for volunteers to help with its Mitzvah Day events.

Driver left fighting for life after car crash

Haringey Independent:

4:09pm Monday 27th October 2014

A driver is in critical condition following a car crash during morning rush hour.

New 'tropical oasis' for Tottenham

Haringey Independent:

3:42pm Monday 27th October 2014

South Tottenham is to get “a new tropical oasis”, according to new plans revealed by the council.

Crouch End celebrates Oxjam

Haringey Independent:

1:07pm Monday 27th October 2014

Musicians came together to entertain people and raise money for a good cause.

Spooky lanterns made ready for halloween

Haringey Independent:

12:07pm Monday 27th October 2014

Children got into the halloween spirit by creating spooky lanterns.

Teen remains in hospital after stabbing

Haringey Independent:

9:34am Monday 27th October 2014

A teenager remains in hospital after being stabbed in Markfield Park.

History of film comes to Tottenham

Haringey Independent: Bruce Castle Museum

6:00am Monday 27th October 2014

Film lovers can see new archival footage from the British Film Institute in their lunch break.

Tottenham celebrates Black History Month

Haringey Independent:

12:00pm Sunday 26th October 2014

Drums and saxophones blared through Tottenham as it celebrated Black History Month.

New craft fair in Wood Green

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

A craft fair will visit a shopping centre today.

Park Road lido opens with a splash

Haringey Independent:

3:13pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Swimmers braved the autumn chill and took an early morning plunge when an open air pool reopened.

Spooky pumpkin carving in Highgate

Haringey Independent:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Halloween kicks off with spooky pumpkin carving in Highgate library this afternoon.

Missing man found

Haringey Independent:

8:25am Saturday 25th October 2014

A man who went missing has been found safe and well.

Firework fans' first aid advice

Haringey Independent:

8:20am Saturday 25th October 2014

Remember, remember, first aid this November. That's according to St John Ambulance, which has issued a guide to staying safe during Bonfire Night celebrations.

Black History Month celebrated with music and dance

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Black History Month will be celebrated with music, film, arts and crafts today.

Bill Guy celebration of life tonight

Haringey Independent:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

The life of the late Bill Guy will be celebrated this evening.

Just the Ticket Halloween Special: October 24, 2014

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

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

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

More strike action planned as talks break down at Fortismere School

Haringey Independent:

2:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

Strike action will go ahead as planned in a school after talks broke down between governors and union representatives.

Police launch crackdown on violent crime

Haringey Independent:

1:29pm Friday 24th October 2014

Haringey police aim to crack down on violent crime with a new project.

Man jailed for battering station guard with a sawn-off shot gun

Haringey Independent:

11:30am Friday 24th October 2014

A man who battered a railway station guard with a sawn-off shot gun before robbing a cleaner at gunpoint has been jailed for 18 years.

Rail delays due to technical fault

Haringey Independent:

9:34am Friday 24th October 2014

Rail services through the borough will be delayed this morning due to a faulty train.

Traffic restrictions in Tottenham from today

Haringey Independent: New traffic lights will be part of the scheme

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

Lane restrictions will be placed on roads in Tottenham Hale from today.

Neighbourhood forum to meet this evening

Haringey Independent:

5:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

An update on the council's Tottenham Area Action Plan will be given at a neighbourhood meeting this evening.

Tributes paid to "cheeky chappy" killed in moped accident

Haringey Independent:

2:56pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Crowds of teenagers have spent the week gathering at the place where a teenage moped rider was killed on Sunday.

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.

Alvin Stardust dies, aged 72

Haringey Independent: Alvin Stardust performs at the Old Town Bowl on Saturday night

11:38am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Muswell Hill-born singer Alvin Stardust has died.

Prostate cancer more common in Haringey, figures reveal

Haringey Independent:

9:53am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Men in Haringey are 15 per cent more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than average.






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