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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 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.

Sick Instagram posts boast about murder of Tanesha Melbourne in Tottenham 

6 Apr

EXCLUSIVE: Lumear Small, 20, had been with Tanesha, 17, for seven months after they met some years ago at the local Bruce Grove Youth Centre in Haringey, north London.

Girl, 17, becomes latest victim of violence as she’s shot dead in crossfire 

3 Apr

A girl was shot dead in apparent cross fire in Chalgrove Road, near Northumberland Park station (Picture: Google Street View) A 17-year-old girl has died and a 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life after two shootings in London.

First picture of woman stabbed to death in north London during Easter weekend 

1 Apr

Leyla Mtumwa was knifed to death during Easter weekend (Picture: Met Police) A 36-year-old woman who was stabbed to death in north London on Good Friday, has been named.

Woman, 36, found stabbed to death in Haringey home 

31 Mar

The 36-year-old Haringey woman is the 30th victim of fatal stabbings in the capital this year.

Ham&High letters: Royal Free, anti-semitism, student takeover, developers, bus cuts, indie bookshops, green spaces, police, tube noise and libraries 

31 Mar

HamHigh letters: Royal Free, anti-semitism, student takeover, developers, bus cuts, indie bookshops, green spaces, police, tube noise and libraries 08:00 --> Letters, contributions and comments sent in from HamHigh readers this week.

Russia expels more British diplomats as relations plunge further 

31 Mar

The UK described the mission in Highgate as 'den of spies' and a source confirmed closing the mission was 'something we will look at...

Q&A: My Hornsey 

30 Mar

QA: My Hornsey Yesterday, 17:00 --> Entrepreneur Juliet Munro founded Giggy Bab, which manufactures the Hornsey step stool.

Former train guard to keep Labour on track in Fortune Green election 

30 Mar

Former train guard to keep Labour on track in Fortune Green election Yesterday, 12:00 Harry Taylor --> The local elections in 2014 presented a high water-mark for Camden Labour.

Editorial comment: Parents need to show courage over knife death 

29 Mar

Editorial comment: Parents need to show courage over knife death 36 minutes ago Harry Taylor --> Courage can seem like a rare virtue.

Father jailed for shaking newborn baby to death in Hampstead home 

29 Mar

Father jailed for shaking newborn baby to death in Hampstead home 40 minutes ago Emily Banks --> A father who shook his six-week-old son to death at his Hampstead flat has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.

Camden primary school pupil threatens another with knife 

29 Mar

Camden primary school pupil threatens another with knife 10:28 Harry Taylor --> Camden’s problem with youth knife crime has reached a new height after it has been revealed a year 4 pupil at a Camden primary school threatened another with a pocket ...

Mother of Jeremiah Duggan condemns closure of German case into her son’s suspicious death – saying there has been a miscarriage of justice 

28 Mar

Mother of Jeremiah Duggan condemns closure of German case into her son’s suspicious death - saying there has been a miscarriage of justice Yesterday, 18:04 Emma Youle --> A mother has condemned German authorities for closing an investigation into ...

#StudentTakeover: ‘We are like a family at Camden Market’ 

28 Mar

#StudentTakeover: ‘We are like a family at Camden Market’ Yesterday, 10:26 James Scott --> Camden Market’s array of stalls come in all shapes and sizes, but according to one trader “we are like a family who are always defending each other”.

Westfield on lockdown as police investigate suspicious vehicle 

23 Mar

The shopping centre is on lockdown(Picture: Nevtam) A suspicious vehicle left near Westfield shopping centre is being investigated by police.

Revealed: ‘Shameful’ hostel conditions where homeless sleep with faeces on walls 

15 Mar

Shocking pictures from inside Brownswood Hostel in Finsbury Park reveal faeces on the walls (Picture: Google) Human faeces smeared on the walls, water leaking through ceilings, rundown rooms – this is just a glimpse into the conditions at two ...

Boy, 14, suffers life-changing injuries in shooting outside London Tube station 

14 Mar

I think somebody has been stabbed outside Seven Sisters station, police and paramedics everywhere, this is madness.

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.

Walsall woman found stabbed in her home and her grandson is arrested 

4 Mar

Anne James, 74, was found by a neighbour at her home in the Highgate area of Walsall on Wednesday with multiple stab wounds.

Ray Jones: ‘I see what is happening to children like me now and that fires me up’ 

21 Feb

It was one Friday in August 1994 when a journalist called Wiltshire council’s social services department for comment on a story that had been building up for the last five months.

Campaign launched for liberal Americans to infiltrate the NRA 

19 Feb

The NRA are offering a $10 deal to join and liberals are planning to infiltrate the pro-gun lobby group (Picture: Facebook) An American artist is leading the charge against guns in the most novel way yet – by urging liberals to join the pro-gun ...

‘Time traveller’ claims he’s from the year 5,000 and he has photographic evidence 

19 Feb

Evidence from the future? Or just Photoshop? (Credit: APEX TV) A ‘time traveller’ who claims he visited the year 5,000 has issued a chilling warning to humanity.

Massive £141 million to be won in tomorrow’s EuroMillions draw 

19 Feb

A huge prize is up for grabs in tonight’s jackpot (Picture: Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images) One lucky person could scoop one of the lottery’s biggest ever prizes if they take part in tonight’s EuroMillions jackpot.

At least 17 dead after huge mound of rubbish collapses in Mozambique 

19 Feb

Around half a dozen homes were crushed in the collapse (Picture: EPA) At least 17 people have died after a huge mound of rubbish collapsed in Mozambique’s capital Maputo.

Mother of Baby P ‘asking for a hysterectomy to increase her chance of parole’ 

19 Feb

Tracey Connelly is reportedly asking for a hysterectomy because she thinks it will increase her chances of parole (Picture: PA) .

Haringey residents fight the HDV 

13 Feb

Haringey residents fight to keep their homes...

Thugs face jail after ‘leaving asylum seeker, 17, with brain haemorrhage’ 

3 Feb

Ben Harman has been found guilty of violent disorder (Picture: Metropolitan Police) Two thugs are facing jail after they almost killed a Kurdish asylum seeker in a brutal attack in March last year.

Tories are dismantling civilised society, says Jeremy Corbyn 

3 Feb

Corbyn claims the Tories are dismantling civilised society with austerity (Picture: PA) Jeremy Corbyn says the Conservative Party are ‘dismantling civilised society’.

NSPCC criticises government over online safety 

2 Feb

From the easily accessible online material which lured in the Finsbury Park killer, to the dangers posed by predators, the world of social media is changing so rapidly.

Cruel son filmed beating sick father ‘after getting fed up of looking after him’ 

2 Feb

A man has been filmed beating his sick father as he lay in a hospital bed in China.

Judge commends hero Imam who defended Finsbury Park attacker from crowd 

2 Feb

Mohammed Mahmoud, seen here with Prince Charles, protected the Finsbury Park Mosque attacker in the immediate aftermath of the killing (Picture: PA) A High Court judge who sentenced a man who mowed down worshippers outside a mosque commended the imam...

Princess Eugenie to marry Jack Brooksbank on October 12 in Windsor 

2 Feb

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank will marry on October 12 (Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire) Princess Eugenie is set to marry Jack Brooksbank on October 12 in Windsor, her father Prince Andrew announced today.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn paid nearly £50,000 in taxes last year 

2 Feb

Jeremy Corybn has released his tax returns (Picture: Getty) Jeremy Corbyn has revealed he paid nearly £50,000 to the Echequer last year and now wants the Prime Minister Theresa May to reveal her tax receipts.

Man arrested for using exercise bike naked 

2 Feb

Kerry Haynes was filmed riding an exercise bike naked at the gym of his Orlando apartment complex this week A man was arrested for using an exercise bike at his apartment complex gym with no clothes on.

Schoolboy floors bully with single punch after being picked on 

2 Feb

Before he can be hit again, he punches one of the bullies and knocks him to the ground.

Victims’ father lunges at paedophile doctor during dramatic court scenes 

2 Feb

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A father of three girls attacked by disgraced Team USA doctor Larry Nassar lunged at him after screaming ‘Give me one minute with that ...

Supergran, 80, stopped moped gang as they cornered their victim 

2 Feb

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A pensioner was caught on camera this morning confronting a moped gang after they cornered a rider in London.

Jobless loner Darren Osborne jailed for 43 years after driving van into Muslim worshippers outside Finsbury Park mosque in horrific terror attack 

2 Feb

Darren Osborne, 48, drove a hired van into a crowd of Muslims in north London in June last year killing one and leaving nine people injured...

Darren Osborne jailed for 43 years for Finsbury Park attack on Muslim worshippers 

2 Feb

Darren Osborne has been sentenced to life with a minimum term of 43 years (Picture: PA) An unemployed ‘loner’ who deliberately mowed down worshippers in a terror attack outside mosques in Finsbury Park has been jailed for at least 43 years.

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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.

Planning Alert : The Goods Yard, Lawrence Road, and St Ann’s Hospital 

12 Feb

For those who are not yet aware, here is some updated information on current and future plans for development in Tottenham.

The Rivers Forum – A champion for Haringey’s water courses 

11 Feb

PMRA report of the inaugural meeting of the Haringey Rivers Forum 7 February 2018 The meeting was held at the Big Green Bookshop, 1 Brampton Park Road, N22.

A residents call to open the Moselle in Heartlands 

9 Feb

One of our residents has put his objection to the Haringey Heartlands application in writing.

africax5 tv show 

8 Feb

LYST/639 Alumni launches new online dating show Love at first site (A Black Dating Series).

When a Day at Downhills Came with a Doff of the Cap 

7 Feb

East London Observer - Saturday 15 September...

Pledge to Romania 

5 Feb

Pledge to Romania.

Enough electricity for 113,000 cups of tea! 

4 Feb

In November 2017, en10ergy – the community energy society set up by MHSG in 2009, installed over 200 solar panels on the roof of Woodside High School in Wood Green.

Haringey Rivers Forum: The fight for a sustainable Wood Green starts here 

2 Feb

Today, February 2nd, is World Wetlands Day.

Council “on collision course” with Labour leaders 

28 Jan

The BBC reported that there could be signs that Labour councillors in Haringey could be set on a collision course with the party’s main decision body, the National Executive Committee, over the on-going struggles with the borough’s regeneration ...

Friends of Lordship Activities in February 

24 Jan

Sunday 4th February 1-3pm at the Hub, Lordship Rec Friends of Lordship Rec Open Meeting All welcome to drop in to find out about the work of the Friends, volunteering opportunities and upcoming events in the park.

Monument Way planning update 

24 Jan

A planning application has been submitted over the proposed construction of three blocks of 54+ flats ranging from 4 to 5 storeys in height on green land between Fairbanks Road and Monument Way (information previously posted on this blog here).

Jones & Willis – Hornsey Art Metalworkers to the Queen 

20 Jan

Looking earlier at an old picture of the Great Northern Railway Tavern on Hornsey High Street, I noticed that the sign to the east of the pub carries the name of Jones Willis in place of Smithfield Refrigerator Works.

Croquet Ground in Finsbury Park 

19 Jan

The Illustrated London News of 19th June 1869 tells us that the the part of Finsbury Park under which lies the water reservoir (that's the flat area just north of Seven Sisters Rad) was initially used as a croquet ground.

Greenpeace’s John Sauven inspires 

29 Dec

On 11th December we were fortunate to be joined at our xmas party by John Sauven, Executive Director of Greenpeace who happens to live locally.

Xplorer orientieering 

28 Dec

Xplorer in the Rec Work up an appetite and explore Lordship Recreation Ground as you challenge your map reading skills in this free and fun adventure! For children and families.

Very Merry Muswell stall wrap-up 

20 Dec

MHSG’s stall at the ever-popular Very Merry Muswell event on 9th December proved a great opportunity to talk about the Group’s local work for sustainability.

Community wins big time in annual Christmas quiz night 

20 Dec

It was just moments ago since the ‘The Oddballs’ had celebrated their win in the Christmas Quiz.

Our xmas social 

16 Dec

We were lucky to be joined by John Sauven at Greenpeace for our xmas social.

Friends of Lordship Rec Activities in January 2018 

8 Dec

Sunday 14th January 1-3pm at the Hub, Lordship Rec Friends of Lordship Rec Annual General Meeting All welcome to drop in to find out about the work of the Friends and what was accomplished in the park during 2017 and to discuss possible improvements ...

Tottenham Ploughman Winterfest 2017- this Sunday! 

7 Dec

The annual Tottenham Ploughman Winterfest returns for another year.

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