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Holloway Road letting agent first in UK to be convicted of issuing ‘sham licences’ 

19 Aug

Holloway Road letting agent first in UK to be convicted of issuing ‘sham licences’ 36 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An Archway letting agent has been billed £20,000 after giving tenants “sham licences” that claimed they had no right to ...


Jail for Islington men who brandished knives in 5am Archway brawl 

18 Aug

Jail for Islington men who brandished knives in 5am Archway brawl 23 minutes ago James Morris --> Two men who brandished knives during a brawl in Archway have been jailed.


Council draft plan for Holloway Prison includes 50% ‘genuinely affordable’ housing 

16 Aug

Council draft plan for Holloway Prison includes 50% ‘genuinely affordable’ housing 53 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington Council has today started consulting on its draft plan for the future of the Holloway Prison site.


Dominic White: Coroner slams Whittington Hospital over care of man who fled A&E before falling to his death 

15 Aug

Dominic White: Coroner slams Whittington Hospital over care of man who fled AE before falling to his death 8 minutes ago Emma Youle --> A coroner has criticised the Whittington Hospital over its care of a young father who fled AE before falling to ...


Revealed: Scale of moped crime outside Archway station 

9 Aug

Exclusive: Revealed: Scale of moped crime outside Archway station 34 minutes ago James Morris --> There have been 274 moped-enabled thefts and robberies outside Archway station since January.


This week 60 years ago: Punters busted for gambling at Archway Tavern 

2 Aug

This week 60 years ago: Punters busted for gambling at Archway Tavern 25 minutes ago James Morris --> Four men were busted for gambling on the steps of the Archway Tavern.


Boy, 16, stabbed in Tufnell Park Road 

31 Jul

Boy, 16, stabbed in Tufnell Park Road 49 minutes ago James Morris --> A 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Holloway yesterday afternoon.


Boy, 17, charged with attacking police officer in violent protest in east London 

30 Jul

Fires were lit on the streets during the demonstration (Picture: PA) A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attacking two police officers during violent protests in east London.


Archway couple Victor and Patricia: ‘Our lifetime in adult foster care’ 

26 Jul

Archway couple Victor and Patricia: ‘Our lifetime in adult foster care’ 23 minutes ago James Morris --> Victor Jankovsky and Patricia Kavanagh are an extraordinary couple: they have been adult foster carers since 1981.


Tufnell Park start-up vows to ‘make organic food affordable to the masses’ 

25 Jul

Tufnell Park start-up vows to ‘make organic food affordable to the masses’ 7 minutes ago James Morris --> A Tufnell Park start-up is hoping to smash the perception that healthy organic food has to be expensive.


Failings in care contributed to death of Sarah Reed in prison, inquest finds 

21 Jul

The death of Sarah Reed in Holloway prison in January 2016 raises questions about the whole prison system...


Jail for Archway fraudster who conned victims out of £100k 

20 Jul

Jail for Archway fraudster who conned victims out of £100k Yesterday, 18:22 Jon King --> A serial-fraudster will spend four years behind bars following a scam in which he posed as a jet-setting businessman dealing in fine wine and champagne.


Councillors to protest TfL ‘inaction’ over Archway Bridge anti-suicide barriers 

19 Jul

Councillors to protest TfL ‘inaction’ over Archway Bridge anti-suicide barriers 24 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington councillors will tomorrow gather at Archway Bridge and demand Transport for London “pulls its finger out” over anti-...


Archway job centre to shut, leaving staff and users to travel to Barnsbury or Finsbury Park 

17 Jul

Archway job centre to shut, leaving staff and users to travel to Barnsbury or Finsbury Park 2 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> The Job Centre in Elthorne Road, Archway, is to shut – leaving users and staff to travel to Barnsbury or Finsbury Park.


Peabody unveils plans for 17-storey tower block on Archway’s historic Whittington Hospital site 

11 Jul

Peabody unveils plans for 17-storey tower block on Archway’s historic Whittington Hospital site 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Archway’s makeover shows no sign of slowing after plans were unveiled for a 17-floor block on the old Whittington ...


Islington Council warns Holloway Prison developers they must hit affordable homes target 

7 Jul

Islington Council warns Holloway Prison developers they must hit affordable homes target 19 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Developers hoping to make a huge profit on the Holloway Prison site by building luxury flats and skimping on affordable housing can...


Archway’s £12.6m makeover is finished after 18 months 

7 Jul

Archway’s £12.6m makeover is finished after 18 months 34 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> The £12.6million transformation of Archway town centre is finished after almost 18 months of work.


This week 60 years ago: Hornsey Rise man dies after swallowing meat bone, while Canonbury greengrocer battles a snake 

5 Jul

This week 60 years ago: Hornsey Rise man dies after swallowing meat bone, while Canonbury greengrocer battles a snake 13 minutes ago James Morris --> An Hornsey Rise man died after accidentally swallowing a meat bone while he was enjoying a meal.


This week 30 years ago: Hornsey Rise yobs attack firefighters during blaze 

4 Jul

This week 30 years ago: Hornsey Rise yobs attack firefighters during blaze 34 minutes ago James Morris --> Emergency services were attacked by yobs as they tackled a massive factory fire.


Town hall boss ‘furious’ at TfL after man falls to his death from Archway Bridge 

3 Jul

Town hall boss ‘furious’ at TfL after man falls to his death from Archway Bridge 20 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Council leader Richard Watts has hit out at TfL for failing to install anti-suicide measures at Archway Bridge after a man fell to his ...


Man dies after falling from Archway Bridge 

29 Jun

Breaking News: Man dies after falling from Archway Bridge 28 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man has died after falling from the Archway Bridge this afternoon.


Jailed: Serial burglar who attacked man with chair in Hornsey Rise 

27 Jun

Jailed: Serial burglar who attacked man with chair in Hornsey Rise 8 minutes ago Jon King --> A serial burglar has been jailed for breaking into homes and attacking a man with a chair.


Drug users and massive hedge blamed for increase in crime around Tufnell Park 

26 Jun

Drug users and massive hedge blamed for increase in crime around Tufnell Park 10 minutes ago Valeria Fiore --> Neighbours in Tufnell Park say anti-social behaviour by drug users is making their lives a misery – and has been exacerbated by an ...


200 evacuated after ‘small fire’ in Hornsey Road tower block 

20 Jun

200 evacuated after ‘small fire’ in Hornsey Road tower block 32 minutes ago James Morris --> Two hundred people were evacuated from a block of flats in the early hours of Sunday – but firefighters assured it was nothing to worry about in the ...


Hundreds flee flats in fear after fire breaks out at flats in Haringey 

18 Jun

Firefighters were called to a fire in Holloway in the early hours of this morning (Picture: Getty) Hundreds of residents fled from their flats in fear last night after a fire broke out on the second floor.


Jeremy Corbyn is set to take to the main stage at Glastonbury 

16 Jun

The iconic Pyramid Stage (Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images) Jeremy Corbyn is set to appear at Glastonbury, it was revealed today.


HMP Holloway’s trailblazing mental health team to go it alone – a year on from closure of prison 

15 Jun

HMP Holloway’s trailblazing mental health team to go it alone – a year on from closure of prison 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A team of mental health professionals who ran a trailblazing psychological therapy service in Holloway Prison are going...


Jeremy Corbyn: ‘I’m still astonished at my record Islington North win – and ready to become PM’ 

14 Jun

Jeremy Corbyn: ‘I’m still astonished at my record Islington North win – and ready to become PM’ 52 minutes ago James Morris --> Record breaker Jeremy Corbyn was “astonished” to win the highest number of votes in Islington North’s 132-...


Archway nursery head refuses to take down ‘outstanding’ banner after ‘mean’ Ofsted downgrade 

13 Jun

Archway nursery head refuses to take down ‘outstanding’ banner after ‘mean’ Ofsted downgrade 46 minutes ago James Morris --> The head of an Archway nursery is bitter after its Ofsted rating plummeted.


Ukip candidate mouths ‘terrorist sympathiser’ as Jeremy Corbyn gives victory speech 

9 Jun

Keith Fraser, who won just 413 seats in last night's election, made the outburst onstage at the count in Islington North...


Jeremy Corbyn calls for Theresa May to ‘go’ as he gets thumping majority in Islington North 

9 Jun

The Labour Leader said Mrs May should go and make way for a government that is truly representative of this country...


Hyperlocal & blogs

Junction councillors award funding to exciting Foxham Gardens educational project 

18 Aug

  Junction Ward councillors are supporting an exciting educational project in Foxham Gardens, which aims to raise awareness of the park’s wildlife and history.


Lost male grey cat – Crouch Hill N8 

16 Aug

This male grey cat called Mo has been reported as lost since 4th August from Crouch Hill N8 area.


Dangerous Loose Cobblestones at Junction of Talbot Road, 10th August 

10 Aug

The junction where Talbot Road meets Archway Road is cobbled.


A lost letterbox in Upper Holloway, and some other posbos conunundrums 

8 Aug

Last month I posted about the reveal of the Brymay ad opposite Upper Holloway Station which happened after the new bridge was finished on Holloway Road and followed a year of upheaval including diversions and tail backs such that the Archway ...


Holloway Prison Site 

3 Aug

Many of you will know that the Holloway Women’s Prison has been closed and the women sent out of London to prisons elsewhere.


Bags of rubbish and loose debris, 31st July 

31 Jul

This is on the footpath on west side of Archway Road which runs beneath Archway Bridge.


Willow tree branches are overhanging the footpath south of Archway Bridge, 31st July 

31 Jul

The root plate may have become dislodged.


Disabled child made homeless by Homes for Haringey Council and Sanctuary Housing 

29 Jul

Please read this and sign if you have a moment.


Water pipe leak, 28th July 

28 Jul

Water pipe bust Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 19 Tufnell Park Road, N7 Report on FixMyStreet...


Very loud manhole cover!, 25th July 

25 Jul

Been ongoing for months despite reporting it to harringey and islington council a number of times.


W5 

24 Jul

Route W5: Archway to Harringay Location : London north, inner Length of journey : 4 miles, 30 minutes You should definitely ride this excellent wholly north London bus route, said a reader.


Community demands end to TfL’s Archway Bridge delays 

21 Jul

Labour councillors, local vicars, local residents, staff from the Whittington Hospital and Catherine West MP, have joined together to demand an end to Transport for London’s (TfL) delays in installing suicide prevention barriers on Archway Bridge.


A (hopefully) brief hiatus 

20 Jul

Earlier this week we learned that The Star has partnered with the Highgate-based gin-maker, Sacred , and is about to begin work converting the upstairs function room of the pub into a distillery.


Bin overflow, 18th July 

18 Jul

Bins overflowing at Whittington gardens Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): Bell Wharf Lane, EC4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Archway – job done? 

10 Jul

Over the last year, we have been carrying out work to transform Archway town centre so it’s now a more pleasant and accessible area for all.


Archway in the year 2021 

9 Jul

Arch improvements, Archway 2021 The towers are marching onto Archway where at long last a sibling to the Archway Tower (sorry, Vantage Point TM) is planned.


Weekend cat/small pets visits offered – Stroud Green area N4 

7 Jul

I live in the middle of Stroud Green between Finsbury Park and Crouch Hill stations - with my dog and 4 cats.


Broken Manhole, 4th July 

4 Jul

Please note this round manhole at Archway station, in front of Subway.


Graffiti on northbound bus stop, 28th June 

28 Jun

Graffiti on bus stop Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 33 Archway Road, N19 Report on FixMyStreet...


Regular, loud speeding Motorbikes, 16th June 

16 Jun

Since the redevelopment of Archway motorbikes are accelerating as soon as they come onto Archway Road from Archway - definitely exceeding the speed limit - i'd say some are reaching almost 50mph, until they get under Archway Bridge when they...


London’s weekly railway news #205 

16 Jun

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… Looking down a Victorian pumping shaft in Docklands London Underground TfL has revealed the hottest Tube line in London during summer Standard Upgrades for the Next Train Indicators on the sub-...


Whittington Park 

14 Jun

Whittington Park is one of the most unsung and under appreciated green spaces in north London.


Dangerous Razor Wire thrown up, 11th June 

11 Jun

Two major concerns .


Red Herring 2017 

9 Jun

Crouch End Red Herring Shops for Programme 2017 Total 68   Crouch End Hill Salon Seventy Two Graham Fine Art Tootoomoo Carter’s Glass Vintiners View Elegance Beauty Clinic Crouch Hill Oddbins Blue Legume My Creche Pearl Turquoise Foxy Groomers ...


MISSING CAT WHITE with a BLACK NOSE 

9 Jun

Please help! Name: Sol  (pronounced sooooooool) Sol went missing on the 6th June from Upper  Tollington Park (near the Parkland Walk).


Haringey Diabetes UK Support Group – June 2017 

8 Jun

Topic : Food and Diabetes Our speaker is Ginny Eastwood, a Diabetes Specialist Dietician, who comes to us from Whittington Health, so please bring along any dietary related questions.


Swimming lessons for kids 

5 Jun

Can anyone please advise me where I could take our five year-old for swimming lessons in the area? She has been on the waiting list for TG for well over a year and when I emailed about south Harringay the person never replied...


COFFEE & COMPUTERS this Wednesday in Crouch End 

5 Jun

Need FREE advice about using a computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone? Or even wondering which you should buy? Whether it’s emails, the worldwide web or storing your family photos… it’s never too late to learn!  Join us on WEDNESDAY 7th JUNE ...


Theatre News: Charlie Stemp and Elaine Paige to star in London Palladium panto 

2 Jun

Stemp will take on the title role in the production of Dick Whittington...


NOISY TRACK WORK HARRINGAY – CROUCH HILL EARLY SUNDAY MORNING 

18 May

Network Rail posted the following on Twitter today: Gospel Oak - Barking ‏   @ NetworkRailGOBE...



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