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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...

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19 Aug

accountant wanted for small business in Crouch End...

I’m growing increasingly fond of . . . . – #HTHbaddeal 

16 Aug


Restaurant corner. Salve, Paesan 

15 Aug

Paesan Italian restaurant  appears to be on its way to Crouch End - and rescuing the long gone ex-Greek restaurant ( Arocaria)  site tucked away behind Gail's Broadway Parade facing Weston Park.

Long Empty Moroccan Restaurant in Crouch End and some Harringay Refurbs 

15 Aug

The former Moroccan restaurant at 1 Park Road Crouch is finally undergoing a refurb.

How to comment on the Hornsey Town Hall Development 

15 Aug

The clever people at Crouch End Neighbourhood Forum  have set out some guidelines for how to comment on planning applications in general, and on Hornsey Town Hall  in particular.

Hornsey Town Hall Consultation Extension 

11 Aug

On August 9th, we published an open letter to FEC .

Your future W7 Commuter Hell!!! Make your voice heard 

11 Aug

Your future Crouch End commuter hell, make your voice heard before 5th September at http://www.

Another Local Paper Bites the Dust 

10 Aug

The Haringey Advertiser is the most recent of many local newspapers to go belly up.

Political posturing – #HTHbaddeal 

10 Aug

Take a look at Doron (short fat hairy legs) and Strickland (the one with glasses) setting themselves up for joke in Cabinet, and see how much their Labour colleagues look forward to it.

Crouch End Councillors admit their ignorance – #HTHbaddeal 

9 Aug

In an extraordinary volte face the three Crouch End Labour Councillors  have published an open letter which contains a number of key points: Ignorance Blame Contingent Support Naiveté Political Posturing One thing at a time then.

Open Letter to FEC 

9 Aug

Today we have sent the following letter to FEC in response to their planning application for Hornsey Town Hall.

Give us time to think extend the consultation – #HTHbaddeal 

9 Aug

So far Haringey's planning department has refused to extend the consultation period beyond 5th September (this date does reflect a slight concession to the holiday period) on the numerous and very extensive Planning Applications relating to Hornsey ...

Beware of moped thieves . . . 

8 Aug


Claire Kober says we should rethink the Town Hall strategy 

7 Aug

To: The Editor Ham and High Broadway     Sir   There is currently a planning application awaiting assessment by Haringey's planning department for Hornsey Town Hall.

Cyclists on pavements 

5 Aug

I've just almost had an eye taken out by an old lady cycling on the busy pavement at Crouch End Broadway with an umbrella up - there are so may cyclists dangerously  weaving in and out of startled pedestrians everywhere totally unchecked that it's ...

Small worlds in focus 

2 Aug

It was great to welcome so many people to Railway Fields for our summer event, Nature Discovery Day, on Saturday 29 July – especially given the less-than-ideal weather! Here’s a look at some of the stunning images we captured during our ...

Toad Of Toad Hall 

25 Jul

If you go down in the woods today your sure of a big surprise.

#Haringey Council Vision for the future of Highgate Library … a sorry tale with a few smiles! 

22 Jul

LAST week a Haringey Council Cabinet Member had the unenviable task of presenting—at Highgate Wood School, to between 100 and 200 residents—a Council-produced  Vision for Highgate Library.

Cleaner Needed in N8 area 

21 Jul

Hi All,  Looking for a weekly cleaner in the N8 area near crouch end, any recommendations will be highly appreciated.

Paul Sinclair 

21 Jul

A chance to see the interior of the art deco masterpiece before it closes for refurbishment.

Calls for a Harringay Entrance to Finsbury Park Echo Edwardian Demands 

21 Jul

Despite Finsbury park being within Harringay's boundaries, we feel quite separated from it due to the lack of entrances from Harringay.

Lost Tabby cat Hornsey Lane N6 

20 Jul

My Neighbours 2 yo tabby cat has been missing since Sunday 16th July.

Crouch End Universal Post Office Equipment Takeover 

20 Jul

Or should I say modernisation.

#HDV | Does David Lammy’s letter now mark the beginning of the end? 

12 Jul

DOES David Lammy's letter mark the beginning of the end for the high-risk HDV? Yesterday, Tottenham’s Member of Parliament wrote to the Leader of Haringey Council: Each of the current Crouch End Councillors (Progress/New Labour) is a known-...

Free Tennis session for Improvers and Intermediates 

12 Jul

One day free coaching for Improvers and Intermediates: Date:Saturday 15/07/2017 time: 12:00- 1:45 Hanley tennis club This session is free please get in touch if you would like to give it a go.

Tennis for Total beginners and Beginners 

12 Jul

One day free coaching for beginners or total beginners: Date:Sunday 16/07/2017 time: 12:00- 1:45 Hanley tennis club This session is free please get in touch if you would like to give it a go.

Cleaner Recommendation 

7 Jul

Hi All,  I am looking for a reliable cleaner who can come either once a week, or every other week, to clean my flat in the Haringey/Crouch End area.

Monday to Friday room to rent 

6 Jul

Double size room available Monday to Friday.

Phone thieves 

4 Jul


At last , Middey’s serves a useful purpose 4 – for Crouch End’s pushers 

3 Jul

Bill Stickers seems in no danger of prosecution, but one Crouch End Pusher has confessed.

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Summer Holidays Start Here! 

21 Jul

This morning we held our leaver assembly for Year 6 – we wish them all the best for their new schools in September.

Go Karting at Coleridge 

20 Jul

This term, 12 children from Year 5 have been work with Mr Skrein and Mr Strange to build their own Go Karts.

The Coleridge Newspaper – Summer 2017 Edition 

19 Jul

The Summer edition of the Coleridge is now available, click here to read .

Reception Visit Wightman Road Mosque 

18 Jul

Reception really enjoyed their trip to Wightman Road Mosque last week.

Sports Zone – Summer Holiday 

5 Jul

Booking is now open for Sports Zone Summer 2017.

Under The Sea With Nursery 

4 Jul

For poetry week, the children in Nursery made up their own poem about life under the sea.

Election Fever Grips Coleridge 

29 Jun

On the 9th of June, Coleridge was once again gripped with election fever as we held our traditional Coleridge Mock Election.

Choir Perform Last Shows of The Year 

27 Jun

After an amazing year in which they have sung at the Royal Albert Hall , the O2 Arena , several assemblies and local community concerts, the Junior Performance Choir recently did their last shows of the summer term here at school, for the Crouch End ...

Coleridge Artists Exhibit Unity at Hornsey Library 

26 Jun

We have taken part again in the annual Schools Exhibition at Hornsey Library as part of Crouch End Festival .

Coleridge Dancers Perform With Ballet Star 

23 Jun

On Saturday 17 th July, some lucky Year 4 and 5 children had the opportunity to perform with Fernando Montaño, a principal dancer at the Royal Ballet .

Year 5 Visit Mountfitchet Castle 

22 Jun

As part of their learning about Settlements, Year 5 visited Mountfitchet Castle near Stansted.

School Choir Perform at Crouch End Festival 

21 Jun

On Saturday 10 th June Coleridge’s Performance choir performed on the stage outside Hornsey Town Hall to mark the start of this year’s Crouch End Festival .

Class RB Visit Freightliners Farm 

20 Jun

Class RB has a rather wet day at Freightliners Farm back in May, but we loved wearing our wellies and splashing in muddy puddles.

Reception Are Back In The Gym 

19 Jun

Over this term Reception have made their second trip to My Gym in Crouch End.

Coleridge Learns To Tango 

12 Jun

Since the beginning of May, some lucky children from Years 4 – 6 have had the opportunity to learn Tango during their lunch hour.

Developing Teachers, and Teaching 

9 Jun

Today we held internal interviews for a new middle leadership role.

Friday Morning Choir Perform at Dementia Café 

8 Jun

This year, the young voices of Coleridge Primary have been building bridges between generations in their local community.

Inventions in Year 4 

6 Jun

Year 4’s topic last half term was Inventions.

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...

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