North East London hyperlocal portal Monday 26 June 2017

Harringay area news

£10,000 raised for acid attack victim Resham Khan in just one day 

26 Jun

Resham was attacked on her 21st birthday (Picture: Go Fund Me) A fundraising campaign to help a student and her cousin who were victims of a devastating acid attack on her 21st birthday, has raised £10,000 in just one day.

People are spreading distressing hoax stories about a baby being found alive in Grenfell Tower 

26 Jun

This is a fake news website Someone has set up a fake website in order to spread an extremely distressing hoax about a baby being found alive in Grenfell Tower.

Laser makes the brightest light ever on Earth – a billion times brighter than the sun 

26 Jun

Diocles laser (Picture: University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Up until now, lasers in real life haven’t really lived up to their billing in Hollywood movies – but scientists just switched on one a billion times brighter than the sun.

Restaurant owner challenges anyone to eat his sausage in four bites 

26 Jun

No-one criticises James Black’s hot dogs and gets away with it (Picture: Mercury Press) A restaurant owner has issued a challenge after a customer on Tripadvisor claimed his hot dogs could be eaten in ‘four bites’.

Warning as ‘Britain’s most dangerous plant’ Giant Hogweed spreads in heatwave 

26 Jun

Fear the Hogweed (Picture Getty) Last week’s heatwave has sparked an explosion of ‘Britain’s most dangerous plant’ – toxic giant Hogweed, which can cause severe burns and even blindness.

Minute’s silence held across country for victims of Finsbury Park terror attack 

26 Jun

As part of UK-wide minute's silence, Islington remembers everyone affected by the Finsbury Park terror attack pic.

Imam hailed for his bravery in the Finsbury Park attack 

26 Jun

Mohammed Mahmoud, 30, (pictured) stepped in when an angry crowd attempted to 'kick and punch' 47-year-old suspect Darren Osborne in Finsbury Park earlier this month.

Hero Finsbury Park mosque imam described by friends as 'London lad who loves biryanis' 

25 Jun

The hero imam who guarded the Finsbury Park mosque terror suspect until police came to detain him has been described by friends as a London lad who loves biryanis.

Woman and her cousin badly hurt after random acid attack on her 21st birthday 

24 Jun

Resh Khan spoke out about the incident (Picture: Twitter) A young woman has spoken out after she and her cousin were targeted in a random acid attack on her 21st birthday.

Vintage photos of Ascot reveal the races looked very different a century ago 

24 Jun

Historic photographs taken at the Royal Ascot, some over 100 years old, show just how much the races have changed over time.

C of E, Catholic, Sikh – and that’s just the director. Meet Roz Miller from Islington Faiths Forum 

24 Jun

C of E, Catholic, Sikh – and that’s just the director.

Three children and two adults electrocuted at Turkish water park 

24 Jun

Gokay Yildirim was just 12 years old (Picture: Enterprise) The five people killed when they were electrocuted at a water park have been pictured.

War veteran, 95, in heartbreaking appeal to find lost WWII medals 

24 Jun

The war veteran misplaced his medals in a motorway toilet (Picture: Blind Veterans UK/PA Wire) A war veteran who lost his World War Two medals at a motorway service station has made an emotional appeal for their return.

Pregnant woman hounded by 85-year-old stalker who broke into her home 

24 Jun

Michael Moss 84-year-old who stalked a nurse (Picture: MEN) A woman was hounded by an elderly stalker in a four-year ordeal.

Man jumps out of closet with knife and is shot dead by cop in scary bodycam video 

23 Jun

WARNING: Distressing content Terrifying bodycam footage has been released showing the moment a cop shot dead a knife-wielding man in Las Vegas.

Darren Osborne charged over Finsbury Park attack 

23 Jun

A man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with murder and attempted murder following the Finsbury Park terror attack.

NHS urged to check buildings for flammable cladding following Grenfell blaze 

23 Jun

79 died in the tragedy (Picture: Rick Findler/PA Wire) NHS Trusts are being urged to check hospitals for flammable cladding, after police confirmed materials used on Grenfell Tower failed all safety tests.

Man named as potential new suspect in JonBenét murder investigation 

23 Jun

JonBenét Ramsey was six when she was murdered (Picture: Sipa Press/REX/Shutterstock) A new suspect has been named in a twenty-year-old investigation into the murder of a child beauty pageant.

Premier Inn opened by Theresa May found to have cladding similar to Grenfell Tower 

23 Jun

Aluminium cladding was used on the building (Picture: Solent) A Premier Inn opened by Theresa May has cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower.

At least 40 dead following three blasts in Pakistan 

23 Jun

Security personnel work at the site in Quetta (Picture: Xinhua/REX/Shutterstock) At least 40 people have died following three blasts in Pakistan today.

Northern Irish politician launches legal challenge against Conservatives and DUP 

23 Jun

The DUP and Conservatives are expected to reach a deal soon (Picture: PA) A Northern Irish politician who campaigned for the Good Friday Agreement is taking legal action against the government.

Inside disgusting flat where hoarder kept bags of rubbish and bottles of urine 

23 Jun

Slide Me Barcroft Disgusting images offer a glimpse into a self-confessed hoarder’s disgusting flat – before cleaning specialists gave it an extreme makeover.

Making a Murderer inmate Brendan Dassey has conviction overturned by appeals court 

23 Jun

Brendan Dassey (Picture: REUTERS) Brendan Dassey, whose life was documented in Netflix show Making a Murderer, has had his murder conviction overturned.

Man jailed for life after murdering girlfriend’s son, 2, with single blow 

23 Jun

Chevaze Sanchez McGregor admitted killing Jeremiah (Picture: West Midlands Police/PA Wire) A man has been jailed for life after he murdered his girlfriend’s son.

Theresa May’s offer to let European citizens stay after Brexit is not good enough, EU says 

23 Jun

Jean-Claude Juncker says the offer is a ‘first step (Picture: Getty) Theresa May’s offer to let EU citizens living in Britain stay after Brexit is not good enough, the president of the European Commission has said.

Police simply can’t cope with their workload due to cuts, admits senior officer 

23 Jun

Police sent 16,000 officers to London in one night during the riots (Picture: Getty) One of Britain’s most senior police officers has warned the force would struggle to deal with a repeat of the 2011 riots as cuts take their toll.

Finsbury Park terror attack: Darren Osborne charged with murder and attempted murder 

23 Jun

Breaking News: Finsbury Park terror attack: Darren Osborne charged with murder and attempted murder 18 minutes ago James Morris --> A man has been charged following the Finsbury Park terrorist attack.

Finsbury Park terror attack: Darren Osborne charged with murder and attempted murder 

23 Jun

Breaking News: Finsbury Park terror attack: Darren Osborne charged with murder and attempted murder 53 minutes ago James Morris --> A man has been charged following the Finsbury Park terrorist attack.

What is Zakat al-Fitr and what is the amount given? 

23 Jun


Finsbury Park terror attack: Darren Osborne charged with murder and attempted murder 

23 Jun

A man has been charged following the Finsbury Park terrorist attack.

Fake elections and an ancient booze song? It’s Stroud Green, of course 

23 Jun

Fake elections and an ancient booze song? It’s Stroud Green, of course 30 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The Stapleton Tavern was transported back to the 1770s on Saturday – and now the area has a new mayor (sort of) to show for its efforts.

Hyperlocal & blogs

Pavements In Stroud Green Road need jet washing, 26th June 

26 Jun

Several areas of pavement in Stroud Green Road are stained with waste material leaked from waste bags and need jet washing again please.

FREE – Flooring Nails and underlay 

26 Jun

I've got quite a few 50mm hardwood flooring nails leftover from when i played a wood floor.

12 lovely succulent garden plants free to a good home. 

26 Jun

These were kindly given to me on this site two years ago and are now looking for a new home.

Free Cycling training in Lordship Recreation Ground 

26 Jun

Hey all, My name is Deborah and I am a certified bikeability instructor.

Nearly 30 years of Q magazine need a home. 

26 Jun

Hi everyone, I have a massive collection of Q music magazines up for grabs.

Girls Pink bike for sale 

26 Jun

24 inch wheels, suitable for around age 9-11.

Life in the UK official handbook for sale 

26 Jun

New, as I bought two by mistake.

FREE Removal boxes 

26 Jun

We've got 10 removal boxes to give away, they're the perfect size for records.

For Sale – Out N About Nipper Single Carrycot (Raven-Black) 

26 Jun

Suitable for use with the Nipper Single 360 V3 or V4 pushchairs Used - Overall in very good condition.

Harringay Arms to close on 4th July 

26 Jun


Parking suspension 

26 Jun

I notice the council have put up parking suspension/variation notices up in preparation for another event at Finsbury Park.

Storytelling evening at New River Studios TONIGHT 

26 Jun

Fancy a bedtime story?  Askari Stories - Legends of Overcoming hosted by master storyteller Sola Story at Harringay's hidden venue - New River Studios.

Need a surveyor for a Homebuyer’s report 

26 Jun

The clue's in the title: we're looking for a surveyor to carry out a Homebuyer's report and would like a recommendation.

Garden tidy up needed…any recommendations? 

26 Jun

Hi, I'm looking for someone to do some garden maintenance at our flat in Wood Green.

Lost female tan staffie dog – Maury Rd N16 

26 Jun

This older adult female tan staffie called Browning has been reported as lost since 20th June from Maury Rd N16 area.

This one again… rubbish/recycling collection 

26 Jun

Sorry if this is a repetitive topic on HoL.

Cleaner Recommendation 

26 Jun

Would anyone have a cleaner they could recommend to us for a regular fortnightly cleaning/ ironing? Rather than going to a big agency we would love to have someone local who may need some more hours.

Anyone have any spare boxes please? 

26 Jun

We can collect any time this week.

Small white dog looks lost 

26 Jun

Seen running down passage near Pemberton in direction of Turnpike Lane around 8.40 this morning.

Recommendations sought – broadband providers 

26 Jun

Hello, looking possibly to upgrade our broadband provision.

Fold up camping chairs needed 

25 Jun

Hi, looking for two fold up camping chairs, preferably with cup...

Double Bed with two side drawers for SALE 

25 Jun

This double bed has hardly been used and was purchased 2 years ago.

Free to a good home.. various items 

25 Jun

Hi everyone, here are a few of the bulkier items I wasn't able to take to the charity shop this weekend.


25 Jun

The desk is white, with white adjustable legs.

Room sought 9 – 21 July. Need a flat or cat sitter? 

25 Jun

Hi everybody, I'm a former local resident, and I'm working in the area for a few weeks over summer.

Free: 54 small bottles of protein drinks – or advice what I can do with them…. 

25 Jun

Can anyone make use of several boxes of protein drinks? These are the kind given to weak or elderly patients in NHS hospitals.

Giving away our car… T reg Vauxhall Astra Estate 

25 Jun

Vauxhall Astra estate, T reg (1999), 124,500 miles.

Crouch End’s most blatant pigeon feeder 

25 Jun

l could well have been blinded by a pigeon ascending from the pavement and flying right into my face in front of the green space at Hornsey Town Hall recently, so I was quite incensed to see a middle aged guy with dark hair and glasses feeding the ...

Nanny needed urgently for July start 

25 Jun

I am in a bit of a pickle, I had a Nanny due to start with my 17 month old son last week and she failed to turn up as planned.

Lost male ginger cat – Gloucester Drive N4 

25 Jun

This large male ginger cat called Hector has been reported as lost since 6pm on 24th June from Gloucester Drive N4 area.

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Matisse class letter 16.06.2017 

16 Jun

Matisse Class Letter – 16 th June 2017 Notices/Dates for your Diary: Cooking money for the final half term of Matisse Class is now due; if you haven’t already done so please pay £6 at the school office.

Hasper and Kusama class letter 16.06.2017 

16 Jun

Hasper Kusama Classes: Newsletter Friday 16 th June Dear Parents and Carers, Notices Sports Day next Thursday is at Finsbury Park athletics track and we look forward to welcoming you to the event and for your support throughout the day, which is ...

Hasper and Kusama class letter 16.06.2017 

16 Jun

Hasper Kusama Classes: Newsletter Friday 16 th June Dear Parents and Carers, Notices Sports Day next Thursday is at Finsbury Park athletics track and we look forward to welcoming you to the event and for your support throughout the day, which is ...

Monet class letter 16.06.2017 

16 Jun

Friday, 16th June 2017 Dear Parents/Carers, Notices: Just a quick reminder that it is sports day on Thursday 22nd June.

Hasper and Kusama class letter 09.06.2017 

9 Jun

Hasper Kusama Classes: Newsletter Friday 9 th June Dear Parents and Carers, Notices Events coming up include Sports Day at Finsbury Park track on Thursday 22 nd June and Science Week from 3 rd July.

Matisse class letter 09.06.2017 

9 Jun

Matisse Class Letter – 9 th June 2017 Notices/Dates for your Diary: Sports Day is on Thursday 22 nd June, you are invited to join us at Finsbury Park Athletics track for the day.

Finsbury park visit 

7 Jun

Finsbury Park visit After SATs children enjoyed a lovely afternoon in the park.

Deciduous and Evergreen Trees 

4 Jan

Deciduous and Evergreen Trees Starling and Robin Class visited Finsbury Park to learn more about deciduous and evergreen trees.

Brand new sports reports ready to read! 

11 Mar

Read the Lond youth games report HERE! And the Cycling Finsbury Park Hill Climb HERE...

Cycling Time Trials in Finsbury Park 

10 Feb

Children from Coleridge’s cycling team attended their first event of 2016 at a rather chilly Finsbury Park athletics track last week.

An Invitation to Prospective Parents and Carers 

10 Oct

At this time of year lots of parents and carers are considering a school place for their child.

Summer Cycle Training 

25 Jun

Why not take advantage of this free offer.

Friends of Stroud Green Events Calendar 

21 May

Dear Parents and Carers, Attached is all the dates of the events organised for both the Spring and Summer terms 2015.

Information for New Parents 

22 Apr

Dear Parent or Carer, Welcome to Stroud Green Primary School! Some of you will be new parents whose children will soon be attending the school.

Spring Term Cross Country 

9 Apr

Children from Years 5 and 6 took part in two cross country running races in the Spring Term.

Chinese New Year 

24 Feb

Dear Parents and Carers, During half term, Thursday 19th February 2015 marked Chinese New Year.

MHPS Cycling Team 

30 Dec

It was a dark grey last day of term, a Friday.

Stroud Green Primary Presents: Goldilocks and the Three Bears 

3 Dec

Dear Parents and Carers, It is with great excitement that Stroud Green Primary is preparing for our annual Winter Performance.

Match reports from the Year 6 boys’ football league 

2 Dec

‘On Tuesday 4th November we played several matches at Highgate Wood School.

Cycling November 2014 

2 Dec

Our latest team of St Aidan’s cyclists had a great time taking part in hill climbs in Finsbury Park.

Food Tasting 11th November 2014 

10 Nov

Dear Parents and Carers, I would like to remind you of our food tasting meeting being held on Tuesday 11th November in our bottom hall between 2.30pm and 4.00pm.

Stroud Green Primary Awarded Cranfield Trophy 

17 Oct

Stroud Green was the overall winner of the Cranfield Trophy gardening award which was collected at the Guild Hall.

Stroud Green WILL be open on Tuesday 14th October 

10 Oct

Dear Parents and Carers, The Union action planned for that day has been suspended and all staff will be available for work.

School Closure: Tuesday 24th October 

7 Oct

Dear mothers, fathers and carers, Our school will be closed on Tuesday 14 th October, 2014 I am writing to let you know that a number of staff will be taking strike action on Tuesday 14 th October, 2014 as part of an on-going campaign against the ...

Cross Country at the New River Stadium 

3 Oct

On Tuesday after school a team of 13 excited runners set off for a cross country race at the New River Stadium.

Sainsbury’s School Games Bronze Mark 

3 Oct

St Aidan’s has been awarded the Sainsbury’s School Games Bronze Mark! This mark shows our commitment to offering children access to after-school sports clubs, giving children opportunities to take part in sports competitions and getting ...

Summer Term 2014 

3 Oct

This summer we had three events to wrap up the end of the 2013-14 school year: first a year 5 and 6 sports day at Highgate Wood School, then our own fantastic sports day and finally the medal ceremony for the Haringey Schools Cycling League.

Secondary Transfer 

29 Sep

I am sure that you are considering which school you would like your child to attend when they move to secondary school.

Environmental Health Inspection Approval 

17 Sep

Dear Parents and Carers, I am pleased to stay that we had  a regular inspection from Environmental Health on Monday 15th September and they are pleased with the various pieces of work that we have done in our kitchen.

Lunchtime and After School Clubs Timetable 

8 Sep

Starting from the 22nd September 2014, we have a great selection of Lunchtime and After School activities available for the children of our school.

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