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Ray Jones: ‘I see what is happening to children like me now and that fires me up’ 

21 Feb

It was one Friday in August 1994 when a journalist called Wiltshire council’s social services department for comment on a story that had been building up for the last five months.

Campaign launched for liberal Americans to infiltrate the NRA 

19 Feb

The NRA are offering a $10 deal to join and liberals are planning to infiltrate the pro-gun lobby group (Picture: Facebook) An American artist is leading the charge against guns in the most novel way yet – by urging liberals to join the pro-gun ...

‘Time traveller’ claims he’s from the year 5,000 and he has photographic evidence 

19 Feb

Evidence from the future? Or just Photoshop? (Credit: APEX TV) A ‘time traveller’ who claims he visited the year 5,000 has issued a chilling warning to humanity.

Massive £141 million to be won in tomorrow’s EuroMillions draw 

19 Feb

A huge prize is up for grabs in tonight’s jackpot (Picture: Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images) One lucky person could scoop one of the lottery’s biggest ever prizes if they take part in tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot.

At least 17 dead after huge mound of rubbish collapses in Mozambique 

19 Feb

Around half a dozen homes were crushed in the collapse (Picture: EPA) At least 17 people have died after a huge mound of rubbish collapsed in Mozambique’s capital Maputo.

Mother of Baby P ‘asking for a hysterectomy to increase her chance of parole’ 

19 Feb

Tracey Connelly is reportedly asking for a hysterectomy because she thinks it will increase her chances of parole (Picture: PA) .

Haringey residents fight the HDV 

13 Feb

Haringey residents fight to keep their homes...

Thugs face jail after ‘leaving asylum seeker, 17, with brain haemorrhage’ 

3 Feb

Ben Harman has been found guilty of violent disorder (Picture: Metropolitan Police) Two thugs are facing jail after they almost killed a Kurdish asylum seeker in a brutal attack in March last year.

Tories are dismantling civilised society, says Jeremy Corbyn 

3 Feb

Corbyn claims the Tories are dismantling civilised society with austerity (Picture: PA) Jeremy Corbyn says the Conservative Party are ‘dismantling civilised society’.

NSPCC criticises government over online safety 

2 Feb

From the easily accessible online material which lured in the Finsbury Park killer, to the dangers posed by predators, the world of social media is changing so rapidly.

Cruel son filmed beating sick father ‘after getting fed up of looking after him’ 

2 Feb

A man has been filmed beating his sick father as he lay in a hospital bed in China.

Judge commends hero Imam who defended Finsbury Park attacker from crowd 

2 Feb

Mohammed Mahmoud, seen here with Prince Charles, protected the Finsbury Park Mosque attacker in the immediate aftermath of the killing (Picture: PA) A High Court judge who sentenced a man who mowed down worshippers outside a mosque commended the imam...

Princess Eugenie to marry Jack Brooksbank on October 12 in Windsor 

2 Feb

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank will marry on October 12 (Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire) Princess Eugenie is set to marry Jack Brooksbank on October 12 in Windsor, her father Prince Andrew announced today.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn paid nearly £50,000 in taxes last year 

2 Feb

Jeremy Corybn has released his tax returns (Picture: Getty) Jeremy Corbyn has revealed he paid nearly £50,000 to the Echequer last year and now wants the Prime Minister Theresa May to reveal her tax receipts.

Man arrested for using exercise bike naked 

2 Feb

Kerry Haynes was filmed riding an exercise bike naked at the gym of his Orlando apartment complex this week A man was arrested for using an exercise bike at his apartment complex gym with no clothes on.

Schoolboy floors bully with single punch after being picked on 

2 Feb

Before he can be hit again, he punches one of the bullies and knocks him to the ground.

Victims’ father lunges at paedophile doctor during dramatic court scenes 

2 Feb

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A father of three girls attacked by disgraced Team USA doctor Larry Nassar lunged at him after screaming ‘Give me one minute with that ...

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Hyperlocal »

Our thermal imaging group has been out and about 

24 Feb

MHSG’s Thermal Imaging Group has been out and about surveying local homes to detect heat leaks.

Spring clean our community 

21 Feb

Spring is on its way – we hope – and we are participating in the Big Tidy Up, an annual event where local communities spruce up their area.

North Middlesex Hospital survey- your chance to comment 

19 Feb

From Healthwatch Haringey, our local NHS watchdog: Is North Middlesex hospital treating everyone fairly? The North Mid hospital have asked Healthwatch Haringey to find out how well they are meeting their equalities duties.

Planning Alert : The Goods Yard, Lawrence Road, and St Ann’s Hospital 

12 Feb

For those who are not yet aware, here is some updated information on current and future plans for development in Tottenham.

The Rivers Forum – A champion for Haringey’s water courses 

11 Feb

PMRA report of the inaugural meeting of the Haringey Rivers Forum 7 February 2018 The meeting was held at the Big Green Bookshop, 1 Brampton Park Road, N22.

A residents call to open the Moselle in Heartlands 

9 Feb

One of our residents has put his objection to the Haringey Heartlands application in writing.

africax5 tv show 

8 Feb

LYST/639 Alumni launches new online dating show Love at first site (A Black Dating Series).

When a Day at Downhills Came with a Doff of the Cap 

7 Feb

East London Observer - Saturday 15 September...

Pledge to Romania 

5 Feb

Pledge to Romania.

Enough electricity for 113,000 cups of tea! 

4 Feb

In November 2017, en10ergy – the community energy society set up by MHSG in 2009, installed over 200 solar panels on the roof of Woodside High School in Wood Green.

Haringey Rivers Forum: The fight for a sustainable Wood Green starts here 

2 Feb

Today, February 2nd, is World Wetlands Day.

Council “on collision course” with Labour leaders 

28 Jan

The BBC reported that there could be signs that Labour councillors in Haringey could be set on a collision course with the party’s main decision body, the National Executive Committee, over the on-going struggles with the borough’s regeneration ...

Friends of Lordship Activities in February 

24 Jan

Sunday 4th February 1-3pm at the Hub, Lordship Rec Friends of Lordship Rec Open Meeting All welcome to drop in to find out about the work of the Friends, volunteering opportunities and upcoming events in the park.

Monument Way planning update 

24 Jan

A planning application has been submitted over the proposed construction of three blocks of 54+ flats ranging from 4 to 5 storeys in height on green land between Fairbanks Road and Monument Way (information previously posted on this blog here).

Jones & Willis – Hornsey Art Metalworkers to the Queen 

20 Jan

Looking earlier at an old picture of the Great Northern Railway Tavern on Hornsey High Street, I noticed that the sign to the east of the pub carries the name of Jones Willis in place of Smithfield Refrigerator Works.

Croquet Ground in Finsbury Park 

19 Jan

The Illustrated London News of 19th June 1869 tells us that the the part of Finsbury Park under which lies the water reservoir (that's the flat area just north of Seven Sisters Rad) was initially used as a croquet ground.

Greenpeace’s John Sauven inspires 

29 Dec

On 11th December we were fortunate to be joined at our xmas party by John Sauven, Executive Director of Greenpeace who happens to live locally.

Xplorer orientieering 

28 Dec

Xplorer in the Rec Work up an appetite and explore Lordship Recreation Ground as you challenge your map reading skills in this free and fun adventure! For children and families.

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Property licencing: who benefits? 

20 Feb

Haringey Council say that ‘good quality housing is a basic right of every resident’.

Haringey Welcome Launch 

13 Feb

Invitation to the #HaringeyWelcome Campaign Launch Dear all Haringey Welcome warmly invites you to attend the launch of our campaign to make our borough an inclusive and safe home for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

Accident in Haringey = PCN opportunity 

5 Jan

It is bad enough that you have an accident in the company delivery van but you then have to tell the boss that whilst it was waiting for the tow truck to take it to the garage, a PCN was issued to it.

Join our protest, 10 Oct: Haringey Council, rehouse Z now! 

8 Oct

Join us in Wood Green on Tuesday to support our member Z, and to challenge Haringey Council’s callous treatment of tenants facing eviction.

Haringey Council got greedy & lost the lot 

29 Sep

Haringey Council lifted and removed the car of a friend of a friend of Mr Mustard.

Haringey – too hasty 

4 Sep

The story This parking, slightly across the dropped kerb, was a little inconsiderate but didn't stop anyone in a wheelchair from getting down the dropped section although it occurs now to Mr Mustard that it is very dangerous for any self propelled ...

An explanation 

30 Aug

Dear Boriswatch, What’s Up with Boriswatch? Has it ceased to be? I note it is not being kept up to date.

Earth First! Summer Gathering in Enfield (9-14 Aug) 

2 Aug

Date: Weds 9 th - Mon 14 th Aug Location: Colesdale Farm, Northaw Road West, Cuffley, Hertfordshire EN6 4QZ  (Trains from Finsbury Park/Hornsey etc) It's described as: Five days of skill-sharing for grassroots ecological direct action - make links, ...

White Helmets Statement on Grenfell 

2 Jul

To the London Fire Brigade from the Syrian Civil Defence [White Helmets] in Daraa, Southern Syria : We were saddened to hear about the loss of souls in the Grenfell Tower fire, including Mohammad al-Haj Ali, a Syrian from our home of Daraa who had ...

The waiting game: six weeks struggling against gatekeeping 

30 Jun

Our member L, a mother of four, is due to be evicted this Monday, 3rd July.

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Politicians »

We have withdrawn from the selection process. Here’s why 

3 Dec

We have today formally withdrawn from the Haringey Labour council candidate selection process.

£5.8m secured for a safer, greener Crouch End 

30 Nov

Your hardworking local Cllrs Jason, Natan and Sarah have helped secure almost £6 million from the Labour Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to improve our local environment through the creation of a greener, healthier, more attractive public space in the ...

Delivering for Crouch End & Haringey 

27 Nov

This year has been another busy one for Crouch End Labour Cllrs with much of our focus having been on Hornsey Town Hall.

25+ Affordable Homes in Hornsey Town Hall Development 

17 Nov

The latest news on Hornsey Town Hall is that the development will generate at least 25 affordable housing units paid for by the developer FEC.

Hornsey Town Hall Affordable Housing Update 

20 Oct

Today we have received a letter from Emma Williamson, the Assistant Director of Planning at Haringey Council.

Hornsey Town Hall Restoration Costs Published 

17 Oct

As Crouch End Ward Cllrs we have made our position on the FEC planning application for Hornsey Town Hall very clear: our support is contingent on our concerns being addressed to our satisfaction.

FEC respond to our open letter on Hornsey Town Hall 

8 Sep

We have now received a response to our open  letter to FEC about their Hornsey Town Hall planning application.

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LocalGov »

Road markings, 24th February 

24 Feb

Incomplete road markings.

Water leak, 24th February 

24 Feb

Water leak going on for weeks Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 32 Hampstead Lane, N6 Report on FixMyStreet...

Potholes, 24th February 

24 Feb

2 deep potholes.

Pothole, 24th February 

24 Feb

Failed repair Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 23 Hillfield Avenue, N8 Report on FixMyStreet...

Dumped bed, 24th February 

24 Feb

Dumped bed Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Seven Sisters Road, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...

Cold weather alert issued 

23 Feb

The UK is currently on alert for severely cold weather, following a MET Office warning.

Unidentified Influences on the decision making of planning officers in Haringey 

23 Feb

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Silver Bullet on 23 February 2018 .

Blocked gully, 23rd February 

23 Feb

Blocked gully (under grill) opposite 82 Woodside Avenue Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 49 Woodside Avenue, N10 Report on FixMyStreet...

Dumped rubbish, 23rd February 

23 Feb

Dumped rubbish Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 5 Manor Road, N22 Report on FixMyStreet...

Really deep pothole just by the crossing from the park, 22nd February 

22 Feb

Pothole has been there for sometime now.

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Features »

Recycling plastic bags ? 

24 Feb

Does anyone know charity shops that take plastic carrier bags? Budgens in Crouch End used to take them but I dont know who takes them now...

MUSWELL HILL BUS LANE NOW 24 HOURS – no warning given. 

24 Feb

it used to be 4 - 7pm, but Haringey Council has removed the signs in Jan stating this SO IT IS NOW 24HRS.

Ikea Kallax storage unit 

24 Feb


Flymo Lawnmower for sale! 

24 Feb

I've got a Flymo Model RE320 electric rotary lawnmower that is 3 years old and fully functioning.

Free – chest of drawers, curtains, child’s chair and buffet service. 

24 Feb

Hi, I'm having a bit of a clear out and have a few things to give away...

Fatboy Slim at Alexandra Palace tonight 

24 Feb

Hi, I have 2 tickets for sale as I can't go.

Free Pine Drawers 

24 Feb

I have a set of pine drawers I no longer need.

Dog poo sand piles 

24 Feb

Does anyone know why the council have adopted a policy of covering dog poo with pink sand rather than actually just picking it up??  The passage is the usual dog poo minefield this morning (plus a charming human one)  but is also covered in shit-...

Victorian fireplace installation 

24 Feb

Does anyone know anyone who can install an antique fireplace...

Two solid wood kitchen chairs £10 

23 Feb

Similar but not identical wooden kitchen chairs.

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Events »


23 Feb

Cask COMING SOON Moor – So’Hop 4.1% Ultra Pale Ale £3.90 COMING SOON House Brewery – House Bitter 3.8% £3.90 Arbor – OZ Bomb 4.7% Australian Pale £4.20 Almasty – Mango Pale 4.2% £4.10 Burning Sky – Plateau 3.5% Golden Ale £3.90 Two By Two – ...

Dropping into mindfulness 

23 Feb

Drop in Mindfulness class Every Saturday £10/£8 concession No Booking required, just turn up Time: February 24, 2018 from 1:45pm to 3pm Location:The Wilson Room, St Mary's Crypt Street:Upper Street City/Town:Islington N1 2TX Website or Map: http://...

Dropping into Mindfulness 

23 Feb

Whether you are new to mindfulness or want a top up, come along to our drop in mindfulness class, every Saturday £10/£8 concessions No Booking required, just turn up Time: February 23, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm Location:The Wilson Room, St Mary's Crypt...


22 Feb

Cask Almasty – Citra Columbus APA 4% American Pale £3.90 Moor – So’Hop 4.1% Ultra Pale Ale £3.90 Five Points – XPA 3.9% Extra Pale Ale £4.00 House Brewery – House Bitter 3.8% £3.90 Arbor – OZ Bomb 4.7% Australian Pale £4.20 COMING SOON ...

ADVICE DAY in Muswell Hill 

22 Feb

Get FREE information , advice and guidance on everything from debt to benefits and more.


21 Feb

Cask Almasty – Citra Columbus APA 4% £3.90 COMING SOON Five Points – XPA 3.9% Extra Pale Ale £4.00 House Brewery – House Bitter 3.8% £3.90 Arbor – OZ Bomb 4.7% £4.20 COMING SOON Burning Sky – Plateau 3.5% Golden Ale £3.90 Two By Two – APA 5.8...

Painting in watercolour class 

20 Feb

This drop - in, weekly watercolour class is for those interested in learning how to paint in watercolour and water based medias and those who would like to develop their skills in this area.

Drama Train – Penguin 

20 Feb

A fabulous morning full of fun, creativity, story telling and drama - every first Sunday of the month at Big Green Bookshop.


19 Feb

Join with other self-employed / micro-business / home workers to: hang out help out share advice experience brainstorm soundboard work socialise.

Beginners Mosaic Art Class 

19 Feb

Mosaic Art Class - Beginners Saturday February 24th 2018 2pm to 5pm Muswell Hill Methodist Centre, 28 Pages Lane, N10 1PP Children aged 8+ welcome with a parent Come and learn the ancient and easy Art of Mosaic, in a relaxed and supportive ...

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Schools »

Weston Park News 23 February 2018 

23 Feb

Newsletter no 22 23 02 18...

Kandinsky and Kusama class letter 23 February 2018 

23 Feb

Friday 23 rd February Dear parents and carers, Notices PE kits Could the children please remember their PE kits or appropriate clothing for their PE days (Monday and Wednesday) as several children have not had the correct clothing recently, thank you.

Klee class letter 23 February 2018 

23 Feb

Thursday 22 nd February Dear Parents Notices We really appreciate your £6 cooking donations every term.

Krasner class letter 23 February 2018 

23 Feb

Friday 23 rd February 2018 Dear parents and carers, Notices: As part of World Book day next week, Krasner class will be visiting Hornsey library on Monday 26 th February at 1:30-2:15.

December 2017 

22 Feb

Part 1 minutes – 4 December 2017...

Better Travel for Schools in Highgate 

22 Feb


Highgate Podcast Episode 1: Drama 

22 Feb


Chinese Dragons in Reception 

21 Feb

This week Reception classes have been thinking about the Chinese New Year and Class RO and RP heard the story of how the Chinese Zodiac was created.

Spotlight on… Environment Committee 

21 Feb


Governor Newsletter February 2018 

21 Feb

Message from Jess Smart, Chair of Governors – Welcome to any families new to St Mary’s and I hope you and your children are settling in well.

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