North East London hyperlocal portal Wednesday 22 February 2017

Tottenham area news

Protestors to march on Hackney art gallery after it hosted ‘openly racist’ shows 

21 Feb

Controversial: LD50 art gallery on Dalston’s Tottenham Road.

‘Serious’ crash in Seven Sisters Road 

6 Feb

A crash has closed two lanes of Seven Sisters Road in Holloway.

Moped rider fighting for life after crash in Seven Sisters Road 

6 Feb

A man in his 20s is fighting for his life after his moped collided with a car in Seven Sisters Road.

West Ham and Tottenham in historical sex abuse allegations 

31 Jan

All FIVE London Premier League clubs including West Ham and Tottenham have been caught up in historical child sex abuse allegations, say police.

Manor House: Armed police swarm Seven Sisters Road hunting man who threatened to shoot officers 

16 Jan

Armed police tonight swarmed Manor House in search of a man who threatened to shoot officers.

Beatlemania started in Finsbury Park? Tell me why… 

23 Dec

In 1963, The Beatles began a festive residency of Finsbury Park.

Dartmouth Park murder: Victim named as Angela Best, 51 

20 Dec

A woman murdered in Dartmouth Park Hill on Thursday has been named as Angela Best, 51, of Tottenham.

Bernie Grant Arts Centre brings the sunshine this panto season 

13 Dec

The Bernie Grant Arts Centre, in Tottenham, is bringing the sunshine into our lives this panto season, as The Musical Theatre Academy, based in Islington, returns for a third year to present an original adaptation of Robinson Crusoe.

FA Cup: BBC to show Manchester City and Tottenham games 

8 Dec

The FA Cup third round games between West Ham and Manchester City, and Tottenham and Aston Villa, will be shown live on BBC One.

Panic after ‘false alarm’ of man wielding a machete at Seven Sisters tube station 

5 Dec

It reportedly happened on the Victoria line (Picture: Getty) Reports of a man wielding a knife at Seven Sisters tube station sparked panic this evening – but it was a false alarm.

Person under train at Blackhorse Road station causes delays on Victoria line 

30 Nov

There is no service on the Victoria Line between Seven Sisters and Walthamstow Central due to a person under a train at Blackhorse Road station.

Terrifying video shows Spurs and West Ham fans clashing in the street before London derby 

20 Nov

The fighting broke out just 15 minutes before kick-off prior to the match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham on Saturday...

Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United 

18 Nov

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United.

Author hopes to raise self-esteem of younger generation 

16 Nov

Author Nathan Buckman is on a mission to raise the self-esteem and motivation of people in Tottenham with his book, The Briet Side: The Little Book of Wisdom, which was published in January.

Major Overground closures this weekend 

20 Sep

There will be no Overground services running through Enfield and Tottenham at all this coming weekend (September 24 and 25).

Birds of a feather… 

5 Sep

Two new tenants at a block of flats in Tottenham spurred a housing association into action.

UK weather leads to sunbathers ‘dangling’ off Seven Sisters cliff in East Sussex 

19 Jul

Despite giant cracks appearing, groups of tourists have been dicing with death on the edge of the limestone edifice at Seven Sisters cliffs in Newhaven, East Sussex.

White powder sent to London mosques in envelopes with ‘p*** filth’ written on them 

8 Jul

Masjid Tawhid Mosque, Leyton (Picture: PA) Counter terrorism officers are investigating after envelopes containing white powder were sent to mosques across London.

Spurs legend congratulates sporting students 

28 Jun

A former Tottenham Hotspur captain celebrated students' success as he visited a college.

Gang jailed over botched attempt to free inmate from prison van 

21 Jun

The gang tried to free Izzet Eren (Picture: Handout) A gang who risked their own freedom to try to break out an inmate have been sentenced to a total of 27 years and two months in prison.

A new neighbourhood for Tottenham 

2 Jun

Haringey council is looking for a partner to build a new neighbourhood in Tottenham.

This Harry Potter-style cupboard is available for £350 a month in London 

28 May

Would you live here? (Picture: Gumtree) Ok everyone, London’s housing market is getting a bit silly now.

Schoolchildren crawl to the edge of a treacherous stretch of chalk cliffs for a photograph just yards from where a 250ft wide slab plunged into the sea 

27 May

Coastguards have slammed a school group after students posed for a photograph just metres away from the edge of a crumbling cliff (pictured) along the Seven Sisters coastline in East Sussex.

Seven Sisters cliff plummets into the sea in biggest landslide in a decade 

24 May

A huge chunk of the Seven Sisters cliffs, East Sussex, has fallen into the sea - and experts are warning the public to stay away from the crumbling chalk edges after fears of further landslides.

Staffordshire bull terrier that injured NINE children in Northumberland park in terrifying 45-minute attack 

19 May

A schoolgirl has told of the terrifying moment she watched desperate parents drag an out of control dog (pictured) off of her friend in the park next to Burns Avenue in Blyth, Northumberland.

Three teen girls from same east London college disappear ‘after planning to go away together’ 

3 May

Ikhra Jaal, 17 from Tottenham, Mariam Mohamed, 17, from Enfield and Alwiye Hassan Nureni, 17, from Leyton have been missing since Tuesday, April 24...

57 Tube stations could be flooded, says London Underground report 

10 Apr

Dozens of tube stations are under threat (Picture: Getty Images) London Underground (LU) has produced a worrying report that says 57 Tube stations are at high risk of flooding due to global warming.

Missing Finsbury Park woman ‘was heading to Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road’ 

7 Apr

Police are appealing for information after a Finsbury Park woman went missing yesterday afternoon.

Missing Finsbury Park woman ‘was heading to Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road’ 

7 Apr

Police are appealing for information after a Finsbury Park woman went missing yesterday afternoon.

Girl gangs organise street battle to settle a ‘beef’ over video app Periscope 

4 Apr

The fight at Seven Sisters tube station in Tottenham was set up through the live video app Periscope.

Wheelchair user and two friends come within a metre of Birling Gap edge in Sussex  

3 Apr

The fit of spring madness took the girl and two friends within a metre of the edge at the cliff near the famous Seven Sisters cliffs in East Sussex.

Hyperlocal & blogs

Thomas Bowtell, Tottenham Shoe Mart 

21 Feb

Street View: 49 Address: 152 Tottenham Court Road In two previous post, here and here , we saw that the Bowtells ran various boot and shoe shops, both in and outside London, and we also found out that it is not always easy to tell which Bowtell ran ...

Talk: Continuity and Change on the River Lea 

19 Feb

Join Maggie Howell, a London Canal Museum volunteer, as she tells us about the importance of the River Lea over time.

Spilt Milk Poetry Night 

19 Feb

Open mic poetry, short stories and shenanigans hosted by Seki Lynch.

High Road Tottenham N17 – Pile of dumped rubbish & crammed litter bin outside Bruce Grove Station, 18th February 

18 Feb

The rubbish was on the pavement by the bus stop in High Road Tottenham N17 outside the forecourt to the east of the station, The litter bin was crammed full.

Did something happen this evening? 

16 Feb

I was trying to drive to Tottenham from GL half an hour ago, but all routes were thick with static traffic and several police cars/vans and ambulances were trying to get through.

Affordable room for rent in East Haringey 

16 Feb

A cosy room in a professional/student environment is now available until September -- with the possibility of renewing the contract after that period.

The Hub – Open Day 2017 

16 Feb

Find out about what is on offer at the Hub, meet group and class leaders and members of the Hub board; give your suggestions and feedback about how well the Hub is doing in meeting your needs.

Portrait Drawing/Painting Class – Every Monday evening 

15 Feb

 DROP-IN 2 hour tutored session, with a model - 5 pounds for class.

FREE OVEN – integtrated electric Lamona 

11 Feb

Hi We have our old oven going free.

Traineeships and Training opportunities with Organiclea & other friends 

10 Feb

Forthcoming training opportunities are below – this includes: Work-based traineeship opportunities with Organiclea – starting April 2017 Accredited and other courses at Hawkwood and a partner adult learning venue Tree care and fruit growing ...

Portrait Drawing/Painting Class – Every Monday evening 

10 Feb

Beginners and those who'd like to improve their skills are all welcome.

#Springwatch in #N15 

9 Feb

As the Chinese proverb says, Spring is sooner recognised by plants than by men, and this was certainly in evidence as I wandered home though the parks of N15.

The crossing beeping at the junction of Seven Sisters Road and St Ann’s Road London N15 is too loud, 7th February 

7 Feb

The crossing beeping at the junction of Seven Sisters road and St Ann's road is far too loud and is impacting on the quality of life and sleeping of local residents.

Finsbury Park Music Events 

7 Feb

The Friends of Finsbury Park have their AGM this evening at 7pm in the Finsbury Park Trust Offices on Seven Sisters Road.

Tottenham (Bruce Grove) 

7 Feb

Is there a property developer going around quickly ‘modernising' potentially lovely Bruce Grove N17 terrace properties (- or a landlord offloading) them and putting them on the market for hefty mark ups? 32 Napier rd N17  - 3 bed for £674 995...

News on the changing face of Tottenham 

6 Feb

Two articles have been recently published on the web on the Changing face of Tottenham.

Heritage Opportunity for 16-24 year olds 

6 Feb

Please see below: We are partnering with Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) to deliver a youth engagement programme in March aimed at 16-24 year olds who are not currently in education, employment or training.

Lost white Akita dog N15 

4 Feb

This white male Akita dog called Rex has reported as lost since Friday 3rd February from Tottenham High Rd/Northumberland Park N15 area.

Is Tottenham the new Shoreditch? asks the Telegraph 

2 Feb

Link below http://www.

Clean Air for Haringey – petition from Friends of the Earth 

2 Feb

Our survey shows that children in Tottenham schools are exposed to pollution way above legal limits.

Portrait Drawing/Painting Class – Every Monday evening 

31 Jan

Beginners and those who'd like to improve their skills are all welcome.

Workshops “From Small Acorns….” Trees Project 

31 Jan

Practical Tree Care Workshops Saturday 18th Feb and Wednesday 1st March 10am-4pm; meet in the Hub Café Practical tree care; planting, protecting, mulching young and newly planted native species trees in Lordship Rec to enhance bio-diversity, and ...

Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in February 

31 Jan

Sunday 5th February Friends of Lordship Rec Meeting for all Park Users to share news views about the Park From 1pm to 2.30pm in the Hub Community Room Saturday 18th February Practical tree care workshop: planting, protecting, mulching young and ...

Haringey Diabetes UK Support Group – February 2017 

31 Jan

This meeting will include the AGM followed by a talk by Tania, one of our members, who is a diabetes UK health champion.

Chimes Terrace, Chimes Court, ring any bells with you? 

31 Jan

I went to the exhibition in the Town Hall yesterday to study more closely the pre-planning application proposals being out forward by developers for 163 Tottenham Lane, the Kwik Fit / MEB site.

CPZ Parking sign column, leaning – Mitchley Road N17, 31st January 

31 Jan

A pavement column with a CPZ parking sign appears to have been hit by a vehicle and is leaning across the pavement.

This Wednesday – Interfaith evening event in Tottenham 

29 Jan

Tottenham Quakers invite you to meet with friends from the Muslim community in North London.

Bands wanted for Tottenham Market 1st Birthday Event – March 19th 

29 Jan

Tottenham Market is ONE! We're celebrating our 1st birthday on Sunday 19th March with loads of great food stalls, breweries, crafts, a kids zone including bouncy castle and fun fair rides AND a music stage.

Exercise Classes for Women over 40. 

27 Jan

Exercise classes for women over 40 years old held on Thursday Friday mornings 10am-11am.

Developments on Tottenham Lane – Past, present and future, especially number 163 

26 Jan

The stretch road from roughly Rosebery Gardens up to the Ferme Park Road Roundabout has seen a lot of changes.

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£900 raised at Christmas Fayre 

19 Dec

900 raised at Christmas Fayre...

Careers fair at Alexandra Palace 

18 Nov


Highgate & Spurs Partner on New School 

12 May


Bishop of London Sermon -Maundy Thursday 

25 Mar

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15 Mar

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Year 5 Masterteam quiz! 

29 Jan

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David Lammy MP visits Highgate Primary School 

10 Dec

On Thursday 3 rd December David Lammy MP visited Highgate Primary where he led a whole school assembly as part of the school’s programme ‘Be the Best you can Be’.

Cunning Running Orienteering 

2 Dec

As part of our work in geography for the topic ‘I am a Year 6 pupil, get me out of here’ year 6 had the opportunity to attend an orienteering activity in Tottenham Marshes.

Tottenham Food Day 

4 Nov

Photos from Tottenham Food Day.

Tiverton Tigers 

5 Jun

Tiverton Tigers Tiverton Tigers Basketball team took part in their first Match, a friendly against Seven Sisters.

Calling all Reception and Year 1 parents 

14 Apr

Seven Sisters Primary School in partnership with South Grove Children's Centre, are interested to find out if you would have taken up extended hours for your child in the school.

Second Fantastic Friday 

26 Mar

A busy Friday saw Coleridge competing in three different sports across North London.

Parents Guide to the Early Years 

17 Mar

Parents Guide to the Early Years...

Do you need more childcare hours for your 2, 3 or 4 year old? 

12 Feb

Seven Sisters Primary School in partnership with South Grove Children's Centre, is interested if they can help you by providing extended hours for 2, 3 and 4 year olds in the school.

FIlm – Christmas at Holy Trinity! 

12 Jan

Christmas at Holy Trinity Film...

“Bullying Workshop” 

20 Nov

"How to build a confident child" - Parent Workshop...

Reminder – Brancaster on Monday! 

6 Oct

Brancaster - Monday...

Poetry Competition 

2 Oct

Poetry Competiion...

Welcome Back to School 

28 Aug

Welcome back to all of our pupils and their families! Also, a big welcome to all of our new students.


17 Jul

Please see this pdf attachment for all sorts of FUN and FREE activities that your children can attend over the summer holidays...

Thursday 10th July – Industrial Strike Action – Partial School Closure 

10 Jul

Industrial Strike Action - Partial School Closure...

We went to Walton – on – the – Naze! 

4 Jul

Walton - on - the - Naze...

Visit from MP David Lammy 

16 Jun

Visit from MP David Lammy.

Mount Carmel Catholic College for Girls 

10 Jun

Mount Carmel Catholic College for Girls, Islington.

Mr J Rennalls wrote a new post, 

9 May

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Mr J Rennalls wrote a new post, Jazz Saxophonist, Tommaso Stararce teaches at NPCS 

6 May

Tommaso Starace will be performing at Northumberland Park Community School on Friday 9th May between 8:45am– 9am.

Can you help us raise £900? 

30 Apr

Dear Friends of Stroud Green School Supporters Can you help us raise £900+for school outings workshops? Davies Davies Estate Agents have generously agreed to sponsor our Summer Fair on Saturday 21st June.

A-life Healthy Workshops 

28 Apr

This week, Seven Sister Primary School invited A-life (www.

Tae Kwon Do English Open Championships 2014 

23 Apr

Tae Kwon Do English Open Championships 2014The annual Tae Kwon Do English Open Championship took place in Cheltenham on Sunday 9th February 2014.

Shine@Gladesmore Saturdays visit BBC Broadcasting House! 

23 Apr

Shine@Gladesmore Saturdays visit BBC Broadcasting House!This term our enrichment trips are to the amazing new state of the art studios at BBC Broadcasting House in central London.

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