North East London hyperlocal portal Tuesday 20 March 2018

Wood Green area news

Teenager shot dead in the street outside north London cinema 

8 Mar

Emergency services outside the station (Picture: RGR Mikey/Twitter) A teenager has been shot dead near a cinema in north London, becoming the first to die from gun crime in the capital this year.

Hunt for gunman who shot victim, 26, in the throat 

2 Feb

Police have launched an investigation after the shooting (Picture: TFL) Police are hunting for a gunman who shot a man in the throat in London.

Teen pleads guilty to acid attack spree 

9 Jan

Guilty plea: Derryck John.

Darts fan slides down London Tube escalator 

22 Dec

Freddie Andrews, 22, from Tonbridge in Kent, had sunk 10 pints at the PDC World Championships at Alexandra Palace in north London.

Mangle E8: Arthur Collins jailed for 20 years for ‘cowardly’ acid attack in London Fields nightclub 

20 Dec

Arthur Collins was sentenced to 20 years for the Mange E8 acid attack (Photo: Met Police) A man who threw acid in a packed London Fields nightclub has been jailed for 20 years, and will serve a further five years on licence.

Bookmaker apologises after praising fan who ‘blacked up’ 

18 Dec

Star Sports Bookmakers posted a tweet on Friday showing a man dressed up as the Labour politician at the PDC World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace in London.

Ferne McCann’s ex Arthur Collins found guilty of acid attack at nightclub 

13 Nov

Arthur Collins in his police mugshot (Picture: PA) Arthur Collins has been found guilty of hurling acid at a crowd of people in a nightclub.

London mum says teacher called her autistic son ‘spazzy’ 

31 Oct

Natalie Page, whose son Steven Dragwidge has autism and ADHD due to being born prematurely, says she was offended by the term she heard used at Woodside Academy in Croydon, south London.

Rapist attacked women as they tried to get home in London 

10 Oct

Papis Cante, 36, appeared at Wood Green Crown Court where he admitted his part in the two horrifying assaults, which took place just a month apart from each other.

Shocking moment thief sprayed acid into mouth of terrified shop worker before punching and kicking her to the ground 

9 Oct

The assailants fled the mini-supermarket in Hackney, east London, only to rob another women ten minutes later, Wood Green Crown Court heard...

Staffordshire Bull Terrier was on crack cocaine when it mauled owner to death 

11 Sep

The scene at a flat in Wood Green where Mario Perivoitos was mauled to death (Picture: SWNS) A Staffie which mauled its owner to death in front of a BBC filming crew had eaten crack cocaine, an inquest heard.

Animal charity comes up with genius way to reunite lost rabbit with owners 

11 Aug

Leon Lambert-Gorwyn is not up for adoption – the rabbit could be though (Picture: SWNS) An animal charity posted a message about a lost rabbit on Facebook only to be swamped with offers from people wanting to adopt the hunk holding it.

Incredible drone race footage will give you extreme adrenaline rush as pilots battle it out for top spot 

13 Jun

Drone racing looks pretty amazing (Picture: PA/Wire) Ever wondered what the next advancement in sport racing would be after Formula One? You need to feast your eyes on the futuristic wonders of drone racing.

Big boned cat to be rehomed after going on a diet 

15 May

Mitzi is pictured with Claire Newcombe, leader of the cats section at Woodside (Picture: MARK PASSMORE/APEX) A fat stray cat who was twice the healthy weight for a feline has been found a new home – but she needs to go on a diet first.

Is this the fattest stray cat in the UK? Huge moggy weighs EIGHT KILOS despite living on streets 

14 May

The fat cat has become an internet sensation since a picture of her was put up by Woodside Animal Welfare Trust...

Pregnant driver jailed for ramming cyclist into tree in Hackney 

11 May

Jailed: Justine Henshaw-Bryan.

Alexander Bateman jailed for stealing Dambusters log book 

10 Feb

Alexander Bateman, 48, (pictured) of Harrow, London, was sentenced to two years in prison today at Wood Green Crown Court.

New music and film club to screen cult classics 

31 Jan

A new club is combining people’s two loves of film and music together at the Time Out Love London award-winning shop and community hub, The Big Green Bookshop, in Brampton Park Road, Wood Green.

Dog business owner risked her life to save a her ‘client’ 

28 Jan

Selena Malortie, 31, was walking Gia the beagle, at Alexandra Palace in North London when the pet ran and jumped into a frozen lake.

Why the tax office will have to continue to wait for the money it says it’s owed by Mr London Fields Brewery 

26 Jan

“Jules” Wilkinson, co-founder of London Fields Brewery, at its press launch in 2011 THE REVENUE’S ATTEMPT to retrieve almost £1 million owed to it by London Fields Brewery has hit another setback.

UK weather: Fog cancels 100 Heathrow flights again 

24 Jan

The woman dived into the lake at Alexandra Palace in North London to save her dog with a life ring as temperatures dropped to -6.1C overnight at Martin Down in Hampshire.

Youngsters with special needs represent boroughs in football tournament 

1 Dec

Teenagers with special needs from Wood Green came within a whisker of winning a London-wide football tournament for the third year in a row.

Haunting images reveal crumbling magnificence of vast ‘palace’ where public broadcast television was born 

2 Nov

The awe-inspiring image of Alexandra Palace have been released on the 80th anniversary of the worlds first public broadcast...

Osama bin Laden’s brother Bakr Mohammed is a student landlord in Glasgow 

31 Oct

Bakr Mohammed Bin Laden (pictured), 68, owns Woodside House in Glasgow, which opened earlier this year, through UK-registered firm Kelso Estates.

Osama bin Laden’s brother is renting out swanky new flats to British students for £13,000 A YEAR 

31 Oct

The Saudi construction tycoon owns Woodside House in Glasgow, Scotland, which features dinner party rooms, a cinema and a private gym...

Alexandra Palace scoops award for nation’s top park, but which is your favourite? 

24 Oct

Alexandra Park, in Muswell Hill, has been voted one of the nation’s top ten parks, after members of the public voted in the Green Flag Award’s People's Choice contest.

Murder squad police hunt killer after man is stabbed to death in Wood Green, London 

22 Oct

Police were called to Station Road in Wood Green to reports of a stabbing and despite paramedic attention, the victim, Vincent Harvey, was pronounced dead shortly after 3.20am.

Murder probe after man, 33, stabbed to death in north London street 

22 Oct

Police have launched a murder investigation (Picture: Matthew Chattle/REX/Shutterstock) Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death in north London in the early hours of this morning.

Wood Green stabbing aftermath pictured as pool of blood is left at the site 

1 Oct

The horrific image showing the aftermath of the stabbing in Wood Green was posted on Twitter by ambulance staff.

Convicted child rapist Apeldelrazek Badran is jailed for life 

27 Sep

Apeldelrazek Badran, 33, had been released six months before the attacks after serving nine years for raping a nine-year-old girl.

Dominic Chappell says he was ‘stitched up’ by Sir Philip Green as last stores in the collapsed High Street chain shut their doors for good 

26 Aug

Customers swarmed to the 22 remaining stores across Belfast, Leicester and Wood Green in London as the 88-year-old company went bust.

Hyperlocal & blogs


18 Mar

Hi Anyone know somewhere selling Firewood today in Wood Green? Thanks...

Dog missing in Finsbury Park – does not know the area 

18 Mar

Copied from Ally Pally Dogs (FB) Update : sadly she has not been found yet it's just before midnight have to pray someone has found her no is keeping her warm until tomooro xxx thanks everyone for sharing xxx  If anyone does see her please call ...

Our Borough Our Planet – 22nd March at Hornsey Parish Church 

16 Mar

An event about national and local climate change environment policy on 22nd March at Hornsey Parish Church .

Blocked gully drain, 16th March 

16 Mar

Gully drain blocked with vegetation on northern side of Woodside Avenue to east of Tetherdown School access alley Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 51 Woodside Avenue, N10 Report on FixMyStreet...

Abandoned Veolia rubbish, 16th March 

16 Mar

Veolia rubbish left abandoned on street for over 24hrs Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 51 Woodside Avenue, N10 Report on FixMyStreet...

Salsa Wednesdays in North London 

14 Mar

SALSA WITH SUREKA presents fun and friendly classes every Wednesday in Bounds Green.

Everything Everything at Alexandra Palace | Live review 

12 Mar

Following the surprise release of new EP A Deeper Sea , genre-benders Everything Everything have recently travelled the UK on tour, but none of their previous shows have been in a venue as grand as North London’s iconic Alexandra Palace.

Morrissey at Alexandra Palace | Live review 

10 Mar

Legendary Smiths frontman appears onstage to rapturous applause, with social critic James Baldwin’s backdrop setting the scene, Morrissey in a deep V-neck shirt.

Lake of Stars Event Tomorrow 10/3 

9 Mar

The Lake of Stars are holding their events in Hoe Street Wood Street tomorrow.

Rag’n’Bone Man at Alexandra Palace | Live review 

9 Mar

Riding a wave of momentum carried over from winning multiple accolades, including the 2017 BRITS Critics’ Choice Award and 2018 Best Single for his album title-track Human, Rory Graham – aka Rag’n’Bone Man – waltzed on stage at Alexandra ...

Wood Green Teenager shot dead 

8 Mar

Drove past this morning early it was cordoned off by the cinema then read this http://www.

Mayor’s Good Growth Fund, money for Wood Green 

7 Mar

Another helping of Mayoral largesse announced today , £24m for regeneration projects in London under the banner Good Growth Fund.

Official Noel Park Big Local Consultation 

6 Mar

Dear Residents of Noel Park,  On Sunday 11th March 2018, the resident partnership of the Noel Park Big Local will be hosting a consultation at the Green Rooms Hotel.

Selling discounted visitors permits for Wood Green Outer 

6 Mar

We are moving out this week and discovered that we can't return or get a refund on our unused visitors permits.

Rotten boroughs – where wealth speaks 

4 Mar

And as though the good folk of Wood Green did not have enough to think about they have voted this month on a  Business Improvement District .

Can anyone help take an old bike to charity? 

3 Mar

Hi all, My old housemate moved out a few months ago and left behind a woman's bike.

BIG LOCAL Consultation 

3 Mar

Want to get involved? Then come along for a cuppa and give us your views and feedback by completing our survey.

Rabbit MOT £5 

2 Mar

Book your rabbits in for their  '5 Welfare Needs'  health check to ensure your pets are in tip top condition in body and mind on Sunday 11th March (10am to 2pm) at Wood Green Animal Charity .

Great British Spring Clean this weekend 

1 Mar

This post might seem a little ironic given the snow all around but this weekend there are a number of events for the Great British Spring Clean in the area, including at Westbury Banks Nature Reserve, Wood Green and this one at Alexandra Park Snow ...

House available, One Week Holiday Good Value Let, April 1 – 8 

1 Mar

Hello! I have a lovely Edwardian 3-bedroom house in Wood Green (garden, big kitchen, original features, comfortable beds etc etc etc) - it also houses two very nice cats who are outdoor and come and go as they please through the cat flap.

Stop these huge rent increases! 

1 Mar

The picture shows new council homes at Barnes Court, Clarence Road, in Bounds Green Ward.

The Goose Wood Green 

28 Feb

Hi, I noticed the Goose in Wood Green is closed, has it change hands or just a refurb? Staff that serve drinks would be a start Thanks Con2...

Noel Park Primary School: Flower Boxes for Railings 

27 Feb

Hi All, I just wanted to let you know about a project that I' am overseeing via the Noel Park Big Local: Green Spaces Project.

Lovely 3 Bedroom House N8 on Ladder for sale, many original features, large kitchen, 30′ south-facing garden with patio 

27 Feb

3 good size bedrooms,1 1/2 bathrooms, new boiler, new back extension roof, entire house re-wired a a few years ago.

Salsa Wednesdays in North London 

27 Feb

SALSA WITH SUREKA presents fun and friendly classes every Wednesday in Bounds Green.

Fatboy Slim at Alexandra Palace tonight 

24 Feb

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

#Offside—Another LBH disastrous decision in the making … 

23 Feb

YESTERDAY my flowerpot was turned through 90°.

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...

Altered state tailors -N22 

22 Feb

They'e on Myddleton Rd Bowes Park just up the street from Vrisaki.

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.

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To Dare Is To Do 

15 Jan

To Dare Is To Do I remember an advertisement from long ago, in which the winners commiserated as they drank their Champagne, whilst the opposition celebrated their defeat wildly with a certain beer.

Pupils go green for Grenfell in honour of teacher’s former pupil who died in tragedy 

27 Jun

Taken from the Tottenham and Wood Green Independent...

Monet class letter 09.06.2017 

9 Jun

Friday, 9th June 2017 Dear Parents/Carers, Notices: Year 5 will be going to ‘Go Ape’ next Monday 12th June.

Fan-monkey-tastic – our trip to Go Ape! 

27 Mar

By Olivia, Indigo class At Alexandra Palace, there is a new attraction called ‘Go Ape’.

Fun Run for the Family Centre 

20 Mar

Fun Run for the Family Centre Yesterday’s fun run was a remarkable achievement.

School Council Take Over the Senior Leadership Team! 

6 Dec

The third year running the students on the main school council took over the running of the school to become leadership for the day...

Careers fair at Alexandra Palace 

18 Nov


Hasper class letter 11.11.16 

11 Nov

Hasper Class Newsletter Friday 11 th November 2016 Dear Parents and Carers, Notices Next Monday morning we head to Wood Green Vue cinema for a screening of ‘Capture the Flag’ as part of the Into Film schools’ festival.

School Council meet Catherine West MP 

7 Nov

Catherine West, Shadow Foreign Office Minister & Member of Parliament honored us with a visit this week.

House Vocal Competition 2016 

15 Sep


Woodside High School students? record-breaking achievements 

9 Sep

Woodside High School students have achieved outstanding results in this year?s GCSE examinations...

May Half Term Revision Timetable 

25 May

May Half Term Revision Timetable...

Summer Examinations’ and Revision Timetable 2016 

13 May

Summer Examination/Revision Timetable 2016...

Sports Report Spring Term 2 2016 

12 Apr

A short but busy half-term saw a wealth of success for Coleridge.

Woodside Achieves Silver Healthy Schools Award! 

8 Apr

WHS has been awarded the Silver Healthy Schools Award.

Beano Comic Artist Gives Masterclass for Woodside Students 

8 Apr

A famous Comic Artist came to visit Woodside High school this week...

Toyin wins Jack Petchey Achievement Award! 

8 Apr

Toyin Ogunyankinnu is the lastest winner of the Jack Petchey...

Easter Additional Lessons’ Timetables 

21 Mar

Year 10 Timetable Year 11 Timetable Sixth Form Timetable...

March Mock Examinations’ Timetables 2016 

14 Mar

Year 10 Timetable Year 11 Timetable Sixth Form Timetable...

Letter from Nick Gibb MP, Minster of State for Schools 

24 Feb

The school has received a letter from Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for Schools, to congratulate staff and pupils for the school's excellent value added score for 2015.

February 2016 Half Term Additional Lessons’ Timetables 

12 Feb

Year 10 Timetable Year 11 Timetable Sixth Form Timetable...

January 2016 Mock Examinations’ Timetables 

11 Jan

Mock Examinations' Timetables...

Hasper Class Newsletter Thursday 5th November 2015 

6 Nov

Dear Parents and Carers, Notices Please could we have five parent volunteers to accompany us to the Vue cinema in Wood Green next Tuesday morning so we can take part in the Into Film schools film festival.

Rothko Class Newsletter – 5th November 2015 

6 Nov

Dear Parent/ Carer, Trip As a class reward on Wednesday 11 th  November, Rothko class will be going on a school trip to see Big Hero 6 at the Odeon cinema in Wood Green.

October Examinations’ Timetable 

23 Oct

Year 11 Mock Exams' Timetable GCSE Resits', BTEC Science Examinations', Sixth Form and Year 10 Mock Examinations' Timetable...

Hasper Class Newsletter Thursday 22nd October 2015 

22 Oct

Dear Parents and Carers, Notices Thank you for taking the time to come into school this week and discuss your children’s progress.

Years 10, 11 and Sixth Form October Half-Term Revision Timetables 

19 Oct

Please click on the links below to see the Years 10, 11 and Sixth Form timetables for revision during half term.

GCSE and A Level Result Days 2015 

21 Aug

Click on the following link to see our GCSE and A Level Result Days: Results 2015...

Term Dates 2015-16 

17 Aug

Please click on the following link to see term dates for the upcoming academic year:  Term Dates 2015-2016...

Summer Exam Timetables for Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 

16 Jun

Summer Exam Timetable for Year 7, 8 and 9 Summer Exam Timetable for Year 10...

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