Replacement Royal Mail sorting office 'immediately terrible'

Haringey Independent: A Royal Mail post box

6:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The new Royal Mail sorting office in the Bush Industrial Estate has proved immediately unpopular, with complaints from unhappy customers flooding in.

Have you entered our Mitzvah Day competition yet?

Haringey Independent:

5:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Have you entered our competition to win a team of volunteers for Mitzvah Day yet?

TfL apologises for delays to bus stop work

Haringey Independent:

4:04pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Transport for London has apologised for the temporary removal of a bus stop following complaints from an 83-year-old man.

Ofsted dodged Baby-P blame, says inspector

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

2:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A BBC documentary has claimed that deleted documents led to education watchdog Ofsted escaping blame for the Baby P scandal.

Spurs historian Andy Porter dies, aged 54

Haringey Independent:

11:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has announced the death of its official historian, Andy Porter, who died yesterday aged 54.

Two arrested for £80 million alcohol fraud

Haringey Independent:

9:54am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of making £80 million from alcohol related fraud.

Women rescued from burning flat

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Three women were rescued from a flat above a burning shop as firefighters battled to control the blaze.

Blue plaque unveiled for war hero and footballer Walter Tull

Haringey Independent:

5:27pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Crowds gathered in a small garden near White Hart Lane for the unveiling of a blue plaque celebrating the life of a Spurs footballer and war hero.

Pensioner furious at bus stop bungle

Haringey Independent:

4:40pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

An 83-year-old man says he has been struggling to get about after road works put a bus stop out of action.

Woman calls pest control over terrifying spider

Haringey Independent:

2:37pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A woman has been forced to call pest control to check whether a creature found on her doorstep was poisonous.

Walter Tull given blue plaque

Haringey Independent:

11:27am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Tottenham's latest blue plaque will be unveiled today.

Sports apprentices told to "strive for excellence"

Haringey Independent:

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Young apprentices were urged to “strive for excellence” by their MP.

Sign up for Dancing Strictly

Haringey Independent:

8:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

North London Hospice’s annual fundraising event Dancing Strictly returns in 2015 – and couples are now invited to take part.

Police urge people to be careful as burglary season begins

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Police are beginning a new operation to tackle burglary in the borough.

Wood Green area forum to meet this evening

Haringey Independent:

5:20pm Monday 20th October 2014

A community group will meet this evening to discuss issues affecting Wood Green.

Mitzvah Day "offers us a great opportunity to look beyond ourselves" says charity director

Haringey Independent:

5:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

A charity director says Mitzvah Day is a great opportunity for people to connect with the local community.

'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.

New way to report anti-social behaviour launched today

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

11:51am Monday 20th October 2014

A new tool for reporting anti-social behaviour will come into force today.

Teenager dies in moped accident

Haringey Independent:

9:30am Monday 20th October 2014

An 18-year-old man died yesterday after his moped collided with a car.

Pastor 'very proud' of homeless shelter

Haringey Independent:

2:20pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A Pastor admitted he was “very proud” to celebrate five years since setting up a homeless shelter.

Woman dies after flat fire

Haringey Independent:

10:33am Sunday 19th October 2014

An elderly woman has died following a flat fire.

Motorcyclist dies after bus collision

Haringey Independent:

12:46pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A motorcyclist has died after colliding with a bus.

Teenager to travel across country in a rickshaw for Children in Need

Haringey Independent:

8:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

A teenager will travel across the country in a rickshaw for a TV charity appeal.

More buses secured for busy route

Haringey Independent:

5:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

More buses will be travelling through a town centre following complaints from transport users.

Just the Ticket: October 17, 2014

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

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

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

Burst water main causes havoc on North Circular

Haringey Independent:

1:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

A burst water main has caused havoc on the North Circular.

Images released after assault in pub

Haringey Independent:

1:11pm Friday 17th October 2014

Pictures of three men have been released following three people being attacked in a pub.

Conservatives and Greens name general election candidates

Haringey Independent: Disaster banner ballot box.jpg for the homepage

9:30am Friday 17th October 2014

Both the Conservatives and Greens have named their parliamentary candidates for the Hornsey and Wood Green constituency.

Council announces amnesty on illegal subletting

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Council tenants breaking the law by subletting their homes are being given the chance to hand in their keys in an amnesty.

Councillor Pat Egan: "Truly a rare politician"

Haringey Independent:

10:18pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Colleagues and family members of the late Councillor Pat Egan paid tribute to him in packed council meeting this evening.

Police continue murder investigation after 10-month-old baby dies

Haringey Independent:

5:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Police are continuing a murder investigation after a 10-month-old baby died of head injuries.

Council tenancies will continue to be for life

Haringey Independent: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

4:07pm Thursday 16th October 2014

New council housing tenants will continue to be offered permanent tenancies by Haringey Council.

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.

Teen missing for two months found by police

Haringey Independent:

12:38pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Police have found a teenager missing for two months.

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.

Councillor Pat Egan to be remembered at special meeting this evening

Haringey Independent:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Members of the public are invited to a special council meeting to celebrate the life of the late Councillor Pat Egan.

Church walks to raise cash for ebola victims

Haringey Independent:

5:40pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A church group walked more than a mile to raise money for Ebola.

Former Spurs captain opens 'amazing' dialysis unit

Haringey Independent:

4:33pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A new kidney and diabetes centre was opened in Tottenham Hale by former Spurs captain Gary Mabbutt.

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.

MP nominated 'politician of the year' for work on same-sex marriage

Haringey Independent:

11:27am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Hornsey and Wood Green MP Lynne Featherstone has been nominated for the ‘politician of the year’ award by gay rights charity Stonewall.

GPs switch to e-prescriptions as new technology rolled out

Haringey Independent:

9:39am Wednesday 15th October 2014

GPs in Haringey are beginning to use new technology to give out e-prescriptions.

Diving boards to stay at pool

Haringey Independent: MPs Lynne Featherstone and David Lammy have support a campaign to save the diving boards at Park Road Leisure Centre

5:04pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A swimming pool's diving boards are set to stay following a community campaign.

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.

Supermarket ceiling collapses

Haringey Independent:

12:44pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A ceiling collapsed above shoppers in a supermarket after it was damaged by rain.

Laughing gas dealers fined for being unlicensed

Haringey Independent: New names added to Wireless Festival bill

9:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Three men were fined for trading laughing gas without a licence at a music festival.

Lord Leveson to rule on Mark Duggan inquest 'lawful killing' verdict today

Haringey Independent: Placards at the vigil called for 'Justice for Mark Duggan'

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

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

Borough's young people in care hit top three for GCSE success

Haringey Independent:

5:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

Haringey’s children and young people in care rank in top three UK boroughs for GCSE success, with more than 140 children scooping prizes for educational achievement last week.

Carers throw party after first year success

Haringey Independent:

2:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

A care business celebrated a successful first year with a party.

Charities work to stamp out mental health stigma

Haringey Independent:

12:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

World Mental Health Day was celebrated on Friday as a week of events aiming to reduce the stigma of poor mental health drew to a close.

Top gardeners named at Haringey in Bloom

Haringey Independent:

9:42am Monday 13th October 2014

The borough’s top gardeners were recognised at the annual Haringey in Bloom award ceremony.

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