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City and Islington College students take to catwalk for alternative clothes show 

27 Mar

City and Islington College students take to catwalk for alternative clothes show 11 minutes ago Sam Corbishley --> The Alternative Clothes Show returned to Crouch End on Saturday as City and Islington College joined models to showcase outfits crafted...

Recently reopened Maynard Arms now serves more than traditional pub grub 

3 Feb

The Maynard Arms, in Crouch End, has re-opened after spending a couple of weeks sprucing itself up with a fresh lick of paint and a new interior.

Have you voted yet? Art House in Crouch End nominated for Time Out Award 

11 Oct

The Time Out Love London Awards are open for a third year and will be celebrating restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and cultural venues across the capital who are dedicated to making Londoner’s lives better.

Guy proposes to girlfriend with video of Trump, Farage and Kim Jong-un 

27 Aug

He proposed at Crouch End Picturehouse (Picture: CEP/Facebook) Nothing says romance like the grim spectre of Donald Trump’s leathery face blown up on the big screen.

Islington start-ups: Crouch End cafe models itself on your nan’s living room 

13 Jul

One scrambled egg.

Moped crooks snatch man’s iPhone in Islington…before giving it back to him 

20 Jun

For years, phone snatching by moped riders has been one of Islington’s major issues.

Elderly Crouch End pair have £20,000 life savings stolen by bogus ‘gas board’ men 

30 May

Two burglars posed as gas board workers to steal £20,000 in cash from an elderly brother and sister in Crouch End.

More buses to be introduced from Crouch End to Finsbury Park 

19 Jan

Transport for London have announced a new timetable for the W3.

Special screenings of David Bowie film in Crouch End 

19 Jan

The Picturehouse in Crouch End will be holding three special screenings of a 1986 film starring David Bowie.

Community rallies around pregnant Crouch End Big Issue vendor 

7 Dec

A pregnant Big Issue vendor has been overwhelmed by generous offers of support from local parents.

Crouch End choir invites spectators to 12-hour singing marathon 

27 Nov

The Crouch End Festival Chorus is taking a deep breath and running a 12-hour sponsored singing marathon this Saturday to raise funds for a major recording project.

Deaf cinema lovers celebrate new captioned screenings in Crouch End 

22 Nov

Film buffs with hearing impairments are celebrating the launch of captioned films on a Saturday at the ArtHouse cinema.

Crouch End shop caught in sophisticated fraud 

2 Nov

A Crouch End shop keeper has been left shaken by a “calculated and sinister” scam which took place in her family-owned shop.

Sleep-over on the street for Crouch End YMCA 

18 Oct

A hardy group of 20 slept out on the streets to raise money for the hostel and advice centre.

London Zoo keeper spared jail following love triangle glassing spat 

16 Oct

A London Zoo meerkat expert who glassed her Crouch End colleague after a fight over the llama keeper has been spared jail.

Crouch End cricketer tackling AIDS in Rwanda 

9 Oct

A North London cricket coach has flown to Rwanda to help fight the HIV and AIDS epidemic.

Burst water main floods the streets of Crouch End 

29 Sep

The streets of Crouch End have been turned into rivers, after a water main burst on Crouch Hill this morning.

Crouch End sings for Syrian refugees 

25 Sep

Crouch Enders came together in song to raise £822 in just one hour for the Save the Children campaign...

Row Over Plans To Turn Famous Crouch End Studio Into Flats 

7 Sep

descriptionSinger David Gray wants to turn The Church Studios - where The Eurythmics and Bob Dylan recorded - into flats.

Collapsed Crouch End clock tower hoax inspires new designs 

31 Jul

When the...

Crouch End boy beats 8,000 to make final six of national car competition 

26 Jul

A budding racing car designer from Crouch End zoomed past 8,000 rivals to make the final six of a national competition to find the “car of the future”.

Book of Crouch End walks written by historian goes on sale 

25 Jul

Crouch Enders are encouraged to dust off their walking boots and explore the neighbourhood in a new book published by the Hornsey Historical Society.

North Middlesex soar to their highest ever position in the Premier Division 

20 Jul

North Middlesex have reached their highest ever position in the Premier Division, leaping up to second place and lying just 10 points off the top after a two-wicket victory over Finchley in Crouch End.

Crouch End cricket pavilion saved by firefighters as woman hospitalised 

17 Jul

Cricketers in Crouch End will think themselves lucky to have a roof over their heads when they arrive for a game this weekend after their club’s pavilion caught fire.

Former Crouch End restaurant’s bosses fined over rat-droppings 

13 Jan

A RESTAURANT fined £6,000 after food safety inspectors found rat droppings and filth-encrusted kitchen equipment has closed following repeated warnings about hygiene.

Labour’s David Lammy moves out of constituency – so sons can go to top school  

9 Nov

Labour MP David Lammy has moved to the affluent London suburb of Crouch End - outside his Tottenham constituency - so his children can attend an 'outstanding' Catholic school.

Labour’s David Lammy moves out of constituency – so sons can go to top school  

8 Nov

Labour MP David Lammy has moved to the affluent London suburb of Crouch End - outside his Tottenham constituency - so his children can attend an 'outstanding' Catholic school.

Crouch End lido to re-open this week 

10 Aug

The Crouch End lido will open later this week after a complete refurbishment.

This should spark a new-found love of Shakespeare 

8 Aug

ANYONE who has ever bemoaned Shakespeare as boring will certainly revise their opinion after watching the Crouch End Players' version of As You Like It.

Crouch End to commemorate First World War tomorrow 

3 Aug

A Crouch End guide will deliver a talk on the impact of the First World War tomorrow.

Quiz: How well do you know Haringey? 

22 Jul

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...

Hyperlocal & blogs

Summer show in the Park! 

20 May

The Crouch End Players present - Outdoor Theatre in Priory Park Toad of Toad Hall 26th-29th July 2017 The Crouch End Players are delighted to return to the enchanting setting of the Outdoor Theatre in Priory Park to tell this evergreen tale of life ...

Shows for Crouch End Festival 2017 

19 May

We are delighted to be producing five shows for this year's festival.

Tootoomoo Crouch End 

18 May

Pan Asian eatery Tootoomoo in Crouch End does a bang up job offering a range of crowd pleaser dishes focused on Chinese, Southeast Asian and Japanese flavours.

Southward Celebrates – but a desperately sad moment for Crouch End and Haringey 

18 May

We [Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts] are very pleased to announce that ground works are now underway on our new home.

OLIO – a food sharing app designed to prevent waste 

17 May

I've used it and it really does work.

Watch Out – There’s a Thief About 

16 May

It looks like Crouch End is going through one of its occasional (and rare) crime waves.

London Clown Festival 2017 

12 May

Hilarity, absurdity and high buffoonery return to the capital.

50 minute guided tour of Hornsey Town Hall (£) 

12 May

Take an expert 50 minute guided tour of Hornsey Town Hall with Paul and Oonagh of Crouch End Walks.

Drop In to some Planning News at Hornsey Town Hotel 

11 May

FEC have announced dates for drop in sessions to discuss what they plan at Hornsey Town Hotel.

Drop In to some Planning News at Hornsey Town Hotel 

11 May

FEC have announced dates for drop in sessions to discuss what they plan at Hornsey Town Hotel.

Lost female tabby cat – Crouch End N8 

8 May

This female tabby cat called Penny has been reported as lost since 2nd May from Crouch End N8 area.

Crouch End Open Studios 2017 

6 May

Art Trail  - Free event You can expect to see a diverse range of creativity, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, photography, ceramics and mixed media, hosted in houses, gardens, studios and local businesses offering an opportunity to meet and chat ...

Crouch End Open Studios 2017 

6 May

Crouch End Open Studios once again promises to bring a wealth of art to north London this May.

New chapter for Jackson’s Lane and Highgate Library – new hotel for Crouch End 

6 May

This Jacksons Lane / Highgate Library item  appeared on the Haringey website recently.

Woodstock – the film 

5 May

The Arthouse cinema in Crouch End is showing the film of 'Woodstock' , a classic of its time, on Sunday evening at 18.50 - only £7.

Ruling Group Crouch End Councillors vow to hold Council to account! 

5 May

THE Crouch End Councillors—all Members of the Ruling Labour Group—are "committed to holding … the council to account.

Harringay Ratepayers Take Revenge on the Muffin Man 

4 May

and other excitements from London North Mercury and Crouch End Observer, Oct 21 1904.

What a Shocker -Terrible Traffic on Green Lanes 

4 May

Page from the North London Mercury and Crouch End Observer.

Salisbury Hotel Now Open – May 5 1900 

4 May

From the North London Crouch End Observer, May 5 1900...

Harringay Mercury – Edwardian Harringay Laid Bare! 

3 May

Whether it's gay flatshares, carnival feuds or griping commuters, Harringay Online's century-old forbear had it all.

Edwardian Harringay Shocker for Thatchers’ Clause 28 Proponents 

3 May

From the London North Mercury and Crouch End Observer, May 5 1900.

Edwardian Battle of the Carnivals – Harringay and Hornsey Square Off 

3 May

According to the North London Mercury and Crouch End Observer there was something of a turn of the century stand-off across the railway.

A Rifle Range in Grand Parade!?! 

3 May

The above is from the North London Mercury and Crouch End Observer, on October 30 1903.

Disgraceful Behaviour in Local Park 

2 May

I snapped this last week with my phone in Elthorne Park, just south of Crouch End.

Voice Club Singers Evening Course (Singing Technique & song course with performance night) 

1 May

EVENING VOICE CLUB Voice Club Singing Technique Course and Ensemble  (adults)  Enrolling Now Led by: Heather Maîr Thomas ftcl, dipTcl, Ltcl  (Voice Coach) David Tims (Piano)… Time: May 9, 2017 from 7:45pm to 9:30pm Location:Holy Innocents ...

Voice Club Singers Evening Course (Singing Technique & song course with performance night) 

1 May

EVENING VOICE CLUB Voice Club Singing Technique Course and Ensemble  (adults)  Enrolling Now Led by: Heather Maîr Thomas ftcl, dipTcl, Ltcl  (Voice Coach) David Tims (Piano)… Time: May 2, 2017 from 7:45pm to 9:30pm Location:Holy Innocents ...

Principles of Engagement – Restoring HTH 

28 Apr

Yes, that's principles of engagement, a bit like rules of engagement perhaps, which set out when one is allowed to engage with the enemy.

Hornsey Historical Society Great Give Away 

27 Apr

The Hornsey Historical Society is getting rid of surplus stock, largely books on local history this weekend.


27 Apr

COFFEE COMPUTERS urgently need new volunteers to help (mainly older) folk with basic computing - enabling them to be less isolated and in-tune with the 21st century world.

Business Rates Increases 2017 – a Haringey scheme to bring some relief 

20 Apr

Do any readers of OpinioN8 pay business rates? Any of you running businesses based in commercial premises in Crouch End may be facing an increase in rates following this financial year's revaluation.

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Columbian Ballet Star Visits Coleridge 

19 May

This week at Coleridge, we were very lucky to welcome Fernando Montaño, a principal dancer at the Royal Ballet .

Year 5 Poetry Performances 

17 May

In our English lessons in Year 5, we’ve been focusing on the poems of Rachel Rooney .

The Coleridge Newspaper – Spring Edition Out Now 

16 May

The latest edition of ‘The Coleridge’ newspaper is now available to read on the website.

Sports Zone – May Half Term 

15 May

Booking is now open for Sports Zone May Half Term 2017.

Pamela Butchart Book Signing 

10 May

Today, we had a visit from the award winning author and illustrator, Pamela Butchart .

Whole School Song Competition 

31 Mar

After weeks of rehearsing in their year groups, all the children at Coleridge got together in our big hall on the afternoon of Thursday 30 th March for a very exciting singing event.

Year 2 Present Circus Stop Motion Films 

30 Mar

As part of our ‘Circus’ topic, Year 2 have created short stop motion animations of exciting circus acts.

Reporting to Parents – Please Fill In Our Survey 

28 Mar

When it comes to writing your child’s school report at the end of the school year, we want to make sure that we are giving you the information that you require.

Infants Perform for World Poetry Day 

27 Mar

World Poetry Day was on Tuesday 21st March.

The Great Big Dance Off 

24 Mar

This week our lunchtime dance club, which is run by Jess Keen, went to the New Theatre, Wimbledon to perform alongside around 30 other London schools in the regional heats of the Great Big Dance Off .

Year 6 Children Win Public Speaking Competition 

23 Mar

On Tuesday 14th March, a group of Year 6 children took part in a public speaking competition at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, and won! The team of six delivered a speech and answered questions on the subject of Winston Churchill and his ...

Easter Egg Decorating Competition Now Open 

22 Mar

Click here to see last year’s entries...

Junior Performance Choir Perform at Dementia Cafe 

22 Mar

On Wednesday 15th March, our Junior Performance Choir walked from school down to the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Café on Mayfield Road, where the local Alzheimer’s Society had asked us to go and perform some songs for them.

School Council Visit Hive Food Bank 

21 Mar

Our food bank donation boxes have been packed with food and toiletries for our local food bank The Hive.

Former Coleridge Pupils Launch Award Winning App 

10 Mar

On Monday 27th February, five former Coleridge pupils officially launched their Changes app.

Reception Class Hit The Gym 

9 Mar

Over the last fortnight all four Reception classes have had the opportunity to have a fun filled session of gymnastics and movement at My Gym on Crouch End Broadway .

Jim Smith Book Signing in Juniors 

9 Mar

This week is turning out to be an excellent week at Coleridge for author visits.

An Open Letter To Theresa May 

8 Mar

Dear Prime Minister, I woke this morning to the news that you have decided to invest £320 million in the creation of another 140 new free schools – this on top of the 500 you have already pledged to create by 2020.

School Funding – Have Your Say! 

8 Mar

The government is consulting on its plans to implement a new National Funding Formula for schools from April 2018.

Steven Lenton Booking Signing in Infants 

7 Mar

Today, Year 1 and Year 2 had a visit from the brilliant author and illustrator, Steven Lenton .

Sports Zone – Easter Holiday 

2 Mar

Booking is now open for Sports Zone Easter 2017.

Collection for HIVE Food Bank 

28 Feb

The school council have decided to set up a food bank collection at school for people in need of healthy food.

Monet class letter 24.2.2017 

24 Feb

Friday, 24th February 2017 Dear Parents/Carers, Notices:   There will be two visits taking place next week, one on Tuesday 28 th February and one on Wednesday 1 st March.

Exploring Forces in Year 3 Science Week 

10 Feb

The last week of this half term has been science week in Year 3.

A Cat in Paris 

9 Feb

Film Critic Emilia reports on French Film at the Art House On 27th January, Y6 went with Madame Baker to see a French film at the Art House, Crouch End, called Une Vie de Chat or A Cat in Paris.

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers 

9 Feb

Sainsbury’s are once again running the Active Kids programme this year, offering free sports equipment to schools who collect the vouchers issued in store.

Update From Zanzibar 

8 Feb

Three years ago staff and pupils at Coleridge set up a sponsorship programme with a lovely school in Zanzibar, Tanzania called KINS ( Kiwengwa Nursery and Primary School ).

A History of Toys With Year 1 

31 Jan

As part of our toy topic this half term, Mr Strange visited Year 1 with his collection of old and new toys.

Extended Nursery Provision From September 2017 

25 Jan

We are delighted to announce exciting changes to our Nursery.

Young Voices 2017 at The O2 Arena 

24 Jan

On Wednesday 18th January Coleridge’s Junior Performance Choir joined together with other school groups from all over London and the South East to perform in one of the Young Voices concerts at the O2 Arena in Greenwich.

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