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George Michael drug overdose GHB in bath at Highgate north London home in 2014 

22 Jul

The singer, 53 (pictured) was found unconscious in a bath tub at his home in Highgate, north London after taking the Class C drug in 2014, reports The Sun.


Haringey Council axes HDV but faces £520k bill and possible legal action 

18 Jul

Haringey Council axes HDV but faces £520k bill and possible legal action 10:35 Harry Taylor --> Haringey Council faces a bill of more than half a million pounds after it voted to abandon the Haringey Development Vehicle at a cabinet meeting last ...


Highgate’s Lauderdale House picked as Co-op fundraising partner to boost arts access 

17 Jul

Highgate’s Lauderdale House picked as Co-op fundraising partner to boost arts access Yesterday, 18:29 Sam Volpe --> Lauderdale House in Highgate is fundraising with the Co-op to provide more arts sessions for young people.


Lost Hampstead river lends name to Marriott Hotel’s revamped function room 

17 Jul

Ad Feature: Lost Hampstead river lends name to Marriott Hotel’s revamped function room Yesterday, 14:52 --> As part of a major refurb, the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale has renamed its three new-look function rooms to reflect the geography and ...


Highgate flower show flourishes despite challenging weather for gardeners 

17 Jul

Highgate flower show flourishes despite challenging weather for gardeners Yesterday, 14:34 Sam Volpe --> Another sunny July Saturday saw the Highgate Horticultural Society’s (HHS) summer show go down a treat.


Harry Uzoka murder trial: Alleged killer George Koh ‘told fellow model he had slept with victim’s ex-girlfriend’, court hears 

17 Jul

Harry Uzoka murder trial: Alleged killer George Koh ‘told fellow model he had slept with victim’s ex-girlfriend’, court hears Yesterday, 12:25 Harry Taylor at the Old Bailey --> Alleged murderer George Koh “harassed a model for sex” who was...


Property companies fined £42,000 over rat-infested Kentish Town flats 

17 Jul

Property companies fined £42,000 over rat-infested Kentish Town flats Yesterday, 09:43 Sam Volpe --> Two property management companies have been slapped with a £42,000 bill over three “unsafe” and “rat-infested” flats in Kentish Town.


Toddler dies after being hit by van in Birmingham 

14 Jul

A 19-month-old toddler who was hit by a van on Friday has died.


Ham&High letters: Mary Hessell, CS11, vulnerable adults, Brexit, 100 Avenue Road, police funding, antisemitism and social media 

12 Jul

HamHigh letters: Mary Hessell, CS11, vulnerable adults, Brexit, 100 Avenue Road, police funding, antisemitism and social media 17:30 --> Letters, contributions and comments sent in from HamHigh readers this week.


Q&A: My Crouch End – Festival guru Chris Arnold 

12 Jul

QA: My Crouch End - Festival guru Chris Arnold 15:30 --> Festival guru Chris Arnold speaks about his passion for north London, family and juggling a hectic work life QA: My Crouch End - Festival guru Chris Arnold 15:30 --> Festival guru Chris Arnold ...


EE fined after Camden High Street store leaves 25 bags of rubbish…outside a rival phone shop 

12 Jul

EE fined after Camden High Street store leaves 25 bags of rubbish...


Leaseholders’ bid to block development of Highgate art deco block as architect’s links to Carlton Tavern revealed 

12 Jul

Leaseholders’ bid to block development of Highgate art deco block as architect’s links to Carlton Tavern revealed 14:35 Vicky Munro --> Opponents of a two-storey roof development on their unspoilt art deco block in Highgate hope to club together ...


View from the Heath: Try sport and activity taster sessions at Give it a Go! 

12 Jul

View from the Heath: Try sport and activity taster sessions at Give it a Go! 12:30 Karina Dostalova, chariman, Hampstead Heath Management Committee --> You may have seen in the media recently a story about the auction and subsequent purchase of a ...


Jazz man arrested – for playing his clarinet outside M&S for too long 

12 Jul

Jazz man arrested - for playing his clarinet outside MS for too long 11:48 Harry Taylor --> A respected jazz musician was arrested and thrown into the back of a police van in front of a high street of shocked shoppers on Saturday afternoon – for ...


View from the street: Reject plans over safety concerns 

12 Jul

View from the street: Reject plans over safety concerns 10:30 David Reed, Save Swiss Cottage Action Group --> Despite major reservations put forward by hundreds of residents and campaigners, Camden Council’s Planning Department has just rubber-...


Editor’s comment: A cautious take on the CS11 debate 

12 Jul

Editor’s comment: A cautious take on the CS11 debate 08:00 Ramzy Alwakeel --> I’m a novice when it comes to the HamHigh’s perennial favourite, the CS11 debate.


City of London bid to end Kenwood Ladies’ Pond controversy with new ‘fully inclusive’ gender identity consultation 

11 Jul

City of London bid to end Kenwood Ladies’ Pond controversy with new ‘fully inclusive’ gender identity consultation Yesterday, 17:25 Sam Volpe --> The City of London Corporation has waded into the row over trans women’s rights at Kenwood ...


Reports round up: Labour’s housing trouble in Haringey 

3 Jul

The left wing leadership of Labour-run Haringey council has come under fire for its treatment of people living on the Broadwater Farm estate.


Minute’s silence to mark one-year anniversary of Finsbury Park attack 

19 Jun

A minute's silence has been held to commemorate the death of father-of-six Makram Ali, and for the dozen others who were injured on June 19 last year in Finsbury Park, North London.


Graffiti community pays tribute to victims killed by train in London  

19 Jun

Harrison Scott-Hood, 23, (pictured) who was known as 'Lover', travelled to Loughborough Junction, south London from Muswell Hill but died after being struck by a train at night.


The Finsbury Park attack showed us the worst of Britain, but how we responded showed us the very best 

19 Jun

Vigil at Finsbury Park Mosque, in north London last June.


Jeremy Corbyn is interrupted by anti-Brexit campaigners as he speaks at Labour Live festival  

17 Jun

Anti-Brexit protesters interrupted Jeremy Corbyn's headline speech at 'Jez Fest' at White Hart Lane Recreation Ground in Wood Green with a chorus of 'stop backing Brexit'.


A$AP Bari appears in court charged with sexually assaulting a woman at an east London hotel 

14 Jun

Appearing at Wood Green Crown Court today, A$AP Bari, real name Jabari Shelton, 26, denied two charges of sexual assault at an east London hotel.


Anxiety over Kenwood House curator position in Hampstead 

14 Jun

Anxiety over Kenwood House curator position in Hampstead Yesterday, 17:24 Sam Volpe --> The Friends of Kenwood House in Hampstead fear English Heritage cost-cutting could diminish the property’s famous collection of artwork.


Haringey CCG apologise after ‘oversight’ left them open to legal action from human rights watchdog 

14 Jun

Haringey CCG apologise after ‘oversight’ left them open to legal action from human rights watchdog Yesterday, 17:16 Sam Volpe --> Haringey Clincal Commissioning Group (CCG) has admitted an admin error left it at risk of legal action from a ...


Council tenants have been without hot water ‘30 or 40 times’ in six months 

14 Jun

Council tenants have been without hot water ‘30 or 40 times’ in six months Yesterday, 16:38 Sam Volpe --> Council tenants in Camden’s Harben Road estate claim they’ve been without heating or hot water more than 30 times this year.


View from the street: Jessica Learmond-Criqui on holding Sadiq Khan to account over ‘rampant, fearless and blatant crime’ 

14 Jun

Opinion: View from the street: Jessica Learmond-Criqui on holding Sadiq Khan to account over ‘rampant, fearless and blatant crime’ Yesterday, 16:33 Jessica Learmond-Criqui, chairman, Frognall and Fitzjohns SNT --> In his letter last week, Andrew ...


Editor’s view: Gabriella is an example to us all 

14 Jun

Editor’s view: Gabriella is an example to us all Yesterday, 12:00 Ramzy Alwakeel --> True, there are some new faces at the HamHigh this month – but the name Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is one you will continue to see in the pages of this paper ...


Queen’s Birthday Honours: Royal Free workers and Ms Dynamite join Emma Thompson among Hampstead greats given top awards 

14 Jun

Queen’s Birthday Honours: Royal Free workers and Ms Dynamite join Emma Thompson among Hampstead greats given top awards Yesterday, 11:21 Adam Solomons --> Two of the Royal Free’s top staff received nods in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List on ...


Haringey moped robbery victims full of praise for police 

14 Jun

Haringey moped robbery victims full of praise for police Yesterday, 09:10 Sam Gelder --> Victims of a one-hour moped phone snatching spree around Haringey last week have spoken of their fear and praised police for their speedy response.


Crime epidemic ‘driven by cocaine flooding UK’ leaked Home Office report reveals 

10 Jun

The scene at Turnpike Lane station after a man was found seriously injured on June 9 – he was later pronounced dead (Picture: @Electra_Edward/Twitter) Increased amounts of cocaine flooding into the country has led to the epidemic of violent crimes ...


Man dies after tube station stabbing in 74th London ‘murder’ this year 

10 Jun

People link arms in the street following the man’s death (Picture: @Electra_Edward/Twitter) A man has been stabbed to death outside a tube station, bringing London’s suspected murder toll to 74 this year.


Jeremy Corbyn to attend street party celebrating public reaction to Finsbury Park terror attack on year anniversary 

5 Jun

Jeremy Corbyn is set to join representatives from all faiths at a ceremony to mark the one-year anniversary of the Finsbury Park terror attack.


People are risking their lives to take selfies over the edge of a cliff 

5 Jun

People stand on the cliffs for the perfect picture (Picture: National News) A photographer has captured the moment tourists risked their lives to take selfies over the edge of a cliff.


George Michael tributes at shrine outside Highgate north London home finally cleared 

31 May

Since George Michael died at home in Oxfordshire in 2016, fans have travelled there and to his other house in Highgate to pay their respects with flowers, candles and photographs.


Huge shrine to George Michael outside his Highgate home is FINALLY cleared after family's plea to fans 

30 May

EXCLUSIVE: The tributes were cleared 18 months after the star's death at the age of 53...


Unite buys 1,000 tickets for Labour Live music festival after disappointing sales 

28 May

Tickets for the event on June 16 at the White Hart Lane recreation ground in Tottenham, North London, cost £35.


Man charged with murder after 22-year-old stabbed to death in broad daylight 

27 May

Paramedics were called to Islington’s Upper Street after the man was stabbed (Picture: SWNS) A man has been charged with murdering a 30-year-old who was stabbed to death on a busy street in broad daylight in north London.


Man rushed to hospital after being stabbed near London Tube station 

26 May

Police rushed to the scene after reports of a stabbing near Finsbury Park station (Picture: Twitter) A man was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed near Finsbury Park station in London, early Saturday morning.


West Midlands Police hunt gunman over Birmingham shooting 

17 May

Abdul Rahman was hit in the chest and died in the shooting in the Highgate area of Birmingham on Tuesday night.


Serial killer Dennis Nilsen dies in prison aged 72 

12 May

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Nilsen carried out a murderous spree of near-unparalleled savagery.


Landlord who raped three women he met by advertising room on SpareRoom.com is jailed for 18 years 

29 Apr

Mamun Rashid, 30, of Tower Hamlets, raped his three victims after they turned down his offer of a rent-free room in his flat, in return for sex.


SpareRoom host jailed for raping three young tenants 24 hours after they moved in 

28 Apr

Rashid committed the offences between August 2016 and May 2017 from his home address.


Urgent bid to raise £20,000 by Tuesday as barrister gives Hornsey Town Hall Judicial Review the thumbs up 

20 Apr

Urgent bid to raise £20,000 by Tuesday as barrister gives Hornsey Town Hall Judicial Review the thumbs up Yesterday, 17:30 Emily Banks --> A judicial review against Haringey Council’s sell off of historic Hornsey Town Hall to oversease developers ...


Q&A: My Highgate 

20 Apr

QA: My Highgate Yesterday, 17:00 --> Kunle Ayodeji has been theVicar of St Michael’s church in Highgate since 2017.


Labour ‘ignoring residents’ says Sian Berry at Green Party manifesto launch 

20 Apr

Labour ‘ignoring residents’ says Sian Berry at Green Party manifesto launch Yesterday, 09:12 Harry Taylor --> Camden Green Party launched their manifesto yesterday, with Highgate councillor Sian Berry saying Camden Council is failing to listen to...


Haringey Labour manifesto leaves the door open to future housing fights 

17 Apr

The Labour Party in Haringey, north London, has promised it “will bring residents with us” in any future redevelopment projects...


View from Archway: Lack of social housing stinks 

8 Apr

View from Archway: Lack of social housing stinks 08:00 Ramzy Alwakeel --> It isn’t shocking in the slightest that developer Bode has done what the law has enabled and encouraged it to do at Hill House in Archway.


What is a Marxist? 

7 Apr

What do Marxists believe? Well, it all comes down to the work of Karl Marx (Picture: Roger Viollet/Getty Images) If you’ve ever wondered what living in a Capitalist society has ever done for you, then Marxism might be the way to go.


View from the Chamber: Town hall has failed Chalcots miserably 

7 Apr

View from the Chamber: Town hall has failed Chalcots miserably Yesterday, 12:00 Cllr Leila Roy, Belsize ward --> Ever since the evacuation of the Chalcots towers, I have been running around with my fellow Belsize councillors trying to fix problems ...


Ham&High letters: Pears building, Queen Mary’s House, anti-Semitism, loneliness, leaving councillors, knife crime, Swiss Cottage and fire mix-up 

7 Apr

HamHigh letters: Pears building, Queen Mary’s House, anti-Semitism, loneliness, leaving councillors, knife crime, Swiss Cottage and fire mix-up Yesterday, 08:00 --> Letters, contributions and comments sent in from HamHigh readers this week.


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HDV abandoned- the battle isn’t over yet. 

21 Jul

The ill-fated and controversial Haringey Development Vehicle was finally abandoned at a council meeting earlier this week.


From shoot-out to buildout – Hornsey Park after the World Cup! 

11 Jul

The postponement of tonight’s meeting with the Heartlands’ developers St William comes with an apology.


General Meeting tonight CANCELLED/watch the Match with us instead – doors open at 6.30pm for 7pm kick-off 

11 Jul

We’ve cancelled the General Meeting due to the clash of times with the World Cup Semi-Final but you are welcome to watch the match at the church hall with neighbours on a big screen that Ryan has kindly organised.


Was Green Lanes a Setting for the Pickwick Papers? 

3 Jul

Writing in The Echo on January 1 1901, Victorian journalist and theatre Impresario John Holingshead  wrote that the Manor House Tavern and Green Lanes were " the undoubted germs of Pickwick ".


Destiny Dolphin stars at Midsummer Muswell 

29 Jun

Our plastics campaign dolphin, fast becoming a familiar sight in Muswell Hill, now has a name – Destiny.


Old Eel Pie House 

26 Jun

The Old Eel Pie House was a popular leisure destination for Londoners in the later eighteenth century and first three-quarters of the nineteenth.


The Dust Destructors of Hornsey & Wood Green & Early 20th Century Recycling 

25 Jun

I heard a wonderful aphorism about history recently.


Hub 4th birthday & FUNd DAY 

23 Jun

Lordship Hub FUNd Day Lordship Hub is 4 years old in July.


Memories of 1860 Harringay, Stroud Green & Hornsey – recalled in 1910 

23 Jun

London Evening News June 21...


A Lesson from our Georgian Forebears on How to Treat Penniless Refugees on Green Lanes 

21 Jun

Stamford Mercury, 14 June...


A Happy End to a Georgian Mugging on Green Lanes 

21 Jun

Stamford Mercury, 14 June...


Topsfield Hall, Crouch End 

19 Jun

Topsfield hall stood on the point of land just north of where today the Clocktower stands, between Middle Lane and Broadway.


Making a Song and Dance – Wood Green’s Lost Piano Factory 

12 Jun

This is the last of my three posts about Wood Green's Victorian Factories , occasioned by my curiosity about the vague outlines currently available for most of Wood Green's vanished industrial heritage.


A Turn of the Screw in Wood Green 

11 Jun

One of the main fixtures of Wood Green's Industry during the first half of the Twentieth century was  Davis Timmins.


Pointless Plastics talk 

7 Jun

  Pointless Plastics Speaker meeting – Monday 18 th June, 8pm With Dr Paula Owen, Green Gumption   As part of MHSG’s plastics campaign, we’re delighted to welcome Dr Paula Owen from Green Gumption to talk on the #pointlessplastics campaign ...


A Whiff of Tobacco – Wood Green’s First Factory 

6 Jun

The building of the Great Northern Railway and the opening of Wood Green Station in 1859 stimulated the start of both residential development and industrial development in  Wood Green.


Friends Activities in June 

6 Jun

Sunday 3rd June 1-3.00 Regular Friends monthly meeting at the Hub held 1st Sunday of every month.


PLANNING ALERT: TChances building faces redevelopment 

4 Jun

Haringey Council planners are considering an application on the former British Legion building in 399 Tottenham High Road.


Local stories during WW1 

4 Jun

For anyone who may interested, on 22nd June at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Stroud Green Festival are holding event where  narratives of stories, memories and experiences of local people who lived in Haringey and Islington during WW1 will be presented...


Welcoming the lavender… and the bees 

1 Jun

Join us on Saturday, June 2nd 2018 from 10am to midday The lavender garden is at the junction of Hornsey Park Road and Clarendon Road close to Turnpike Lane.


New Haringey Council cabinet 

26 May

The new-look Haringey Council cabinet has been recently announced.


Streets matters in Hornsey Park 

21 May

Now the local election is settled it’s a good time to review where we are up to in the neighbourhood.


Our first Lush Litter Pick 

20 May

It was a sunny Saturday for our first pub-to-pub ‘Lush Litter Pick’ in Bowes Park yesterday.


Memories of Wood Green High Street Before the War – a Personal Story 

17 May

I am attaching a personal narrative written by D.


A Short History of The Printers Almshouses Wood Green 

17 May

The history of almshouses stretches back to medieval times when religious orders cared for the poor.


Prodigies of Nature 

8 May

Prodigies of Nature a 639 Startup have put up a banner of their company advertising an event next week.


Take our plastics pledge and win a Chilly bottle! 

7 May

MHSG’s call to give up single-use plastics like cups, bottles and bags has won support from Saturday shoppers on Muswell Hill Broadway.


Local elections: Tottenham results, ward by ward 

5 May

The Labour party, as expected, retained overall control of Haringey Council after the local elections.


Local elections: why they matter 

2 May

May 3rd is local elections day in Haringey! That is the day that we- the local electorate- get to decide who we want to represent us for the next four years.


Phoenix Community Care 

1 May

Phoenix Comunity Care a LYST Commercial have designed new Pop-Up designs advertising them on the windows of the 639 Building.


PMRA Hustings and General Meeting Report 

24 Apr

This meeting was called so that residents in Noel Park Ward could meet and question the people who had put themselves forward to represent our neighbourhood on Haringey council, and so that the candidates who are  seeking our vote could hear our ...


Acting on plastic waste 

20 Apr

This summer MHSG is campaigning to persuade local people and businesses to cut use of single-use plastics.


Crowdfunding for Tottenham Flower and Produce Show 

19 Apr

Help us raise funds to make this year’s Tottenham Flower and Produce Show   on September 15th the best yet! We need to raise £2000 by June 17th to be able to run all the workshops and activities to make it an informative and enjoyable event.


Friends Activities in May 

15 Apr

Sunday 6th May 1-2.30pm at the Hub Friends of Lordship Rec Monthly Drop-In Meeting to discuss all things Rec related and to find out about any news or issues.


Local elections 2018: the full candidate list 

12 Apr

On Thursday May 3rd, the voters of Haringey will go to the polls in the local elections.


Brain Pud 

9 Apr

Brain Fud one of LYST's shared workspace users in the 639 centre.


Hornsey Gasworks 

4 Apr

Someone asked a question about Hornsey Gasworks in the comments on a photo I posted earlier today and I referred them to a page owned by the National Grid and hosted on their Haringey Heartlands website.


Teach Tapin 

3 Apr

Teach Tapin a commercial located at the 639centre have released a new video of Ricky.


Mon 16th April Green on the Screen ‘Plastic Ocean’ film Earl Haig N8 7pm 

2 Apr

Back by popular demand this very topical film! Come 6.30pm for food, Served till 7.20pm.


Local elections May 2018 

31 Mar

Local elections take place in Haringey on 3rd May 2018.


Labour’s local election leaflet 

26 Mar

Tottenham Labour Party sent this local election leaflet through my door earlier today.


Portuguese High Society In Late Georgian Woodberry Down 

26 Mar

Cintra Cottage was one of the first dwellings built on Woodberry Down.


Friends Activities in April 

26 Mar

Sunday 8th April, 1pm-2.30pm Friends of Lordship Rec monthly drop-in at the Hub to discuss all things to do with the Rec.


Thurs 22nd March ‘Haringey & The Climate Challenge – Our Planet, Our Borough’ 

18 Mar

Join us and other Sustainable Haringey member groups for this talk and debate organised by local Labour Climate Change Environment Group.


Finessing Finsbury Gardens – Sunday 2.30-4.30pm 

14 Mar

Help make Finsbury Gardens lovely as part of our super spring weekend.


Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in March 

4 Mar

Sunday 4th March, 1-2.30pm Friends of Lordship Rec monthly drop-in at the Hub.


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.


Our thermal imaging group has been out and about 

24 Feb

MHSG’s Thermal Imaging Group has been out and about surveying local homes to detect heat leaks.


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.


North Middlesex Hospital survey- your chance to comment 

19 Feb

From Healthwatch Haringey, our local NHS watchdog: Is North Middlesex hospital treating everyone fairly? The North Mid hospital have asked Healthwatch Haringey to find out how well they are meeting their equalities duties.


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