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Friday, November 21, 2014

Two workman had a lucky escape today when the roof of the building they were working on collapsed during their lunch break.

Emergency services sealed off West Green Road. Picture: James Carr (@JamesCarr55)/Twitter

Rescue workers were called to the scene of a collapsed roof in Tottenham this lunchtime, in a flat above a bakery where building works were taking place.

Is there such a thing as 'positive drinking'? The panel debates today. Picture: PA Wire/Niall Carson

A high-profile panel will debate whether the notion of “positive drinking” - as fed to us by advertisers - is a fantasy or reality in Haringey today.

The NCA officer was sent to protect Bulent Eren, who is now on trial for attempting to murder him. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Archive

A specialist armed policeman became embroiled in a street shoot-out after stumbling upon a revenge attack being led by a man he was supposed to be protecting, a court heard.

London Village Inns' managing director Martin Harley behind the bar at The Westbury. Picture: Tony Gay

The Journal catches up with pub impresario Martin Harley, who hopes his latest venture, The Westbury, will satisfy the upwardly-mobile crowd “crying out” for a decent boozer in Wood Green - putting his money where his mouth is with a £400,000 investment.

The Westbury, which sits on the junction of Westbury Avenue and Lakefield Road, Wood Green. Picture: Tony Gay

To celebrate the launch of The Westbury, we’re offering one lucky reader the chance to win a Sunday lunch for four.

It's finally time for your winter clothes! (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London’s weather finally looks set to get cold over the next fortnight, with temperatures forecast to dip to -3C.

Niall O'Connor, deputy branch secretary of Haringey NUT. Picture: Polly Hancock

Strike action which crippled two secondary schools looks set to end, after headteachers backed down from their demands a union remove its rep.

The escalators will be taken out of service one by one at Seven Sisters Tube station's High Road entrance. Picture: Stephen Moore

Engineers are set to take the downwards escalator out of service for six months at one of the entrances to Seven Sisters Tube station from Friday.

Crime & Court

Friday, November 21, 2014

A specialist armed policeman became embroiled in a street shoot-out after stumbling upon a revenge attack being led by a man he was supposed to be protecting, a court heard.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Abdul Jalil lost his appeal.

A Wood Green sex attacker who subjected a disabled woman to a horrifying ordeal in her own home can have no complaint about his conviction, top judges have ruled.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Steven Truran has been charged with racially aggravated criminal damage. Picture: Ed Jones

A 25-year-old man from Wood Green is one of two suspects charged with racially-aggravated criminal damage after dozens of vehicles were damaged in one night in the Stamford Hill area over the weekend.

Health

Friday, November 21, 2014

A high-profile panel will debate whether the notion of “positive drinking” - as fed to us by advertisers - is a fantasy or reality in Haringey today.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
GPs have complained they are suffering a triple crisis of impractical workloads, low morale and insufficient funding. Picture: Anthony Devlin

A new rating system allowing residents to see whether their GP surgeries are at risk of providing poor care has been published by the government’s NHS watchdog.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Free running acrobatics at Lordship Rec.

Youngsters took a leap into uncharted territory recently with an eye-popping workshop on free running, one of the newest crazes to capture the imagination of urban athletes the world over.

Environment

Monday, November 17, 2014

Residents will have the chance to quiz Ed Davey MP, the secretary of state for energy and climate change, on green and environmental issues when he visits Haringey on Wednesday.

Monday, November 3, 2014
Haringey Council wants to make the most of investment planned for Wood Green.

A roadmap to bring together regeneration schemes and make the most of travel upgrades, investment and growth for Wood Green is to be put together by Haringey Council.

Monday, October 13, 2014
Wood Green Library: Going greener.

An eco-friendly “green wall” is set to be installed outside Wood Green library as part of works to spruce up one of the country’s most popular lending destinations.

Politics

Monday, November 17, 2014

Residents will have the chance to quiz Ed Davey MP, the secretary of state for energy and climate change, on green and environmental issues when he visits Haringey on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Rubbish dumped in a Wood Green street. Picture: Twitter/@LizzyJewell

The cost of cleaning up fly-tipped rubbish in Haringey last year was £1million more than in Camden and Islington combined, new figures reveal.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Readers have backed the council's stance on alcohol sales. Picture: Dave Thompson/PA

Readers have come out in support of Haringey Council’s tough new stance encouraging off-licences to stop selling single cans of alcohol over the counter, alongside a raft of other measures in a voluntary ‘code of conduct’.

Education

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Strike action which crippled two secondary schools looks set to end, after headteachers backed down from their demands a union remove its rep.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Trevaun Boothe, four, gets into character during Tiverton primary's story-telling day.

Four-year-old Trevaun Boothe toasts the roaring success of a story-telling special event at Tiverton primary school on Friday, which went through the day and into the night.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Rhodes Avenue Primary School pupils rehearsing for concert to raise money for Noah's Ark Children's Hospice. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Kindhearted pupils in Muswell Hill are singing in a concert to help seriously ill children like brave 10-year-old Bella Northam.

Heritage

Friday, November 14, 2014

Jacob O’Callghan, a member of the Save Ally Pally group, which prevented the sale of Alexandra Palace in the High Court in 2007, gives his view on plans for the historic BBC studios.

Friday, November 14, 2014
How the south-east wing could look after work is completed on Alexandra Palace.

Duncan Wilson, chief executive of Alexandra Palace, explains why he is wholeheartedly behind the plans for the BBC studios.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Snookered: Matthew Brown at the Tottenham Constitutional Club bar. Picture: Tony Gay

The chairman of an historic Tottenham members’ club has said he will “pull all the stops out I possibly can” to keep it afloat as planners gave the go-ahead for the redevelopment of its Grade II-listed home.

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