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Farrell MacKenzie has made it to the final of the Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of 2014. Picture: Tammy MacKenzie

Interview: Tottenham stand-up heads to new comedy finals in Camden

Farrell MacKenzie has beaten more than 160 new London acts over the last year to make the final of the Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of 2014, which takes place on September 17 in Camden. The Journal catches up with a rising star of laughs.

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Tickets are now on sale for Alexandra Palace's fireworks display.

Tickets for Alexandra Palace’s fireworks display 2014 on sale now

Tickets for this year’s fireworks festival at Alexandra Palace are now on sale.

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The boating lake at Finsbury Park, which kept its Green Flag award this year.

Finsbury Park fun day a chance to get to know your neighbours

Try out a host of activities and get to know your neighbours during a free afternoon of fun in Finsbury Park.

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The new Spurs stadium is being blocked by a legal battle (Picture: Tottenham Hotspur)

Spurs fans make bomb threats at metal firm holding up new Tottenham stadium

Spurs fans have been threatening to bomb and burn down a family-run business after it was revealed the steel firm was holding up building a new Tottenham stadium.

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Blooming marvellous win for Haringey. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Haringey wins silverware at London in Bloom awards

Green-fingered fanatics across the borough are celebrating after Haringey scooped a silver award in the prestigious London in Bloom competition.

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Ahmed Abdullahi is accused of attempted murder

Wood Green man accused of attempted murder in Harlesden

A driver from Wood Green has been charged with the attempted murder of a man following a hit-and-run in Harlesden.

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Spurs admitted a High Court battle will make it 'highly unlikely' they could start the 2017/18 season in their new stadium.

Spurs may relocate for season as stadium plans delayed further in High Court battle

Tottenham Hotspur has admitted it is now “highly unlikely” it will start the 2017/18 season in a new stadium - and may be forced to relocate from White Hart Lane for a season - after the final family-run firm standing in the way of redevelopment lodged an appeal in the High Court against being forced out.

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Haringey parking warden hospitalised after attack with ‘blunt object’ in Bounds Green

A Haringey parking warden is in a “serious but stable” condition in hospital after being attacked in broad daylight with a blunt object yesterday.

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The child was admitted to hospital from an address in Haringey

Murder investigation underway after Haringey baby dies in hospital

A murder investigation is underway after a 10-month-old baby boy died days after being admitted to hospital.

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John Kalisz, taking a well-earned break from his round after 50 years.

Veteran Tottenham milkman ‘Gold Top’ bows out after half-century working the same round

A Tottenham-born milkman who demonstrated more bottle than most has been inundated by well-wishers after delivering his last pints on a round he has worked for almost 50 years.

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Julie Davies, Haringey NUT secretary, has been suspended by the council.

High Court judge allows suspended Haringey NUT rep to continue working as dispute continues

A High Court judge has ruled Haringey’s NUT secretary can continue to represent teachers around the borough despite being suspended - because the council didn’t update her contract.

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The Woodside by-election takes place on October 2. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive

Final candidates revealed for Wood Green by-election

UKIP and the trade unionists have thrown their hats into the ring for the battle for a seat on Haringey Council next month.

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49(A) Glenwood Road is too narrow for an average three-seater sofa! [Photograph from McHugh]

Get the skinny on Tottenham’s slimmest house ahead of auction

A two-bedroom house in Tottenham is set to go under the hammer next month with a guide price of £235,000 and just one catch: it’s just 83ins wide.

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The lorry overturned just before 8.30am on Tuesday morning [Photograph by Twitter user @thollonfrance]

Man killed in A406 North Circular lorry crash between Edmonton and Chingford

A man has died after a lorry overturned on the A406 at Cooks Ferry roundabout.

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The figures were uncovered by Haringey Lib Dems.

More than 1,400 children in Haringey put in temporary homes in last year, figures show

Haringey put more than 1,400 homeless children into temporary accommodation in the last year, new figures show.

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Cllr Jason Arthur, cabinet member for resources and culture.

Spotlight: Meeting Crouch End’s new cabinet member

Flora Drury talks to Labour’s high-flier about being a councillor, cabinet member and educator striving to help disadvantaged children – and he is still only 27.

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Tom Davidson of the Haringey Green Party. Picture: Tony Gay

Green Party unveils former Labour councillor as its candidate for Woodside by-election

Voters will spot a familiar name on the ballot in next month’s by-election, as a former Labour councillor vies to become Haringey’s first Green representative.

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Hornsey and Wood Green MP Lynne Featherstone meets the team at new cafe The Yard at Alexandra Palace station in Wood Green.

Hornsey and Wood Green MP Lynne Featherstone drops in to new station cafe

Hornsey and Wood Green’s MP Lynne Featherstone may be busy campaigning to make Haringey’s railway stations more accessible, but it doesn’t mean she doesn’t have time to pop in to visit a new cafe.

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Haringey paid out £15,000 for injuries on the borough's pavements last year.

Claims for injuries on Haringey’s pavements drop - but still cost taxpayer £15,000

A £2.3million cash injection into the borough’s pathways has led to a significant drop in legal claims against the council – but taxpayers have still had to foot a £15,000 bill for compensation.

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The Jolly Anglers' landlord could lose his licence. Picture: Google StreetView

Landlord of Wood Green pub criticised by police wins stay of execution

A pub landlord at risk of losing his licence after being accused by police of not helping them enough to find suspected violent criminals has won a stay of execution.

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Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys and Wireless ticket touts receive heavy fines following Finsbury Park gigs

A man arrested for ticket touting at the Wireless festival earlier this year has been ordered to pay out more than £600.

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The TUC said first-time buyers are being squeezed out of the market more than ever before.

House prices in Haringey 10 times average salary, report reveals

A home in Haringey now costs more than 10 times the average salary, according to a report released this week.

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Tottenham MP David Lammy has confirmed his intention to fight to be Mayor of London.

Tottenham MP David Lammy announces bid to become Mayor of London

Tottenham MP David Lammy has become the first person to throw his hat into the ring for the fight to be Labour’s candidate for Mayor of London in 2016.

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Jordan Dunn celebrates after achieving his life's ambition at Upton Park. Picture: Phil Cole/PA Wire

West Ham fans pay pitch invader’s fine for taking Tottenham’s free kick

West Ham fans have clubbed together to pay a fine given to a pitch invader who took a free kick during the team’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur last month.

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Parents should look at applying to schools for their children from this week.

Haringey opens admissions window for primary and secondary schools

The admissions window for primary and secondary schools opens this week, allowing parents to apply for their favoured school for their children for a start in September 2015.

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The Jolly Anglers' landlord could lose his licence. Picture: Google StreetView

Wood Green ‘crime magnet’ pub could lose licence as police haul it before council

A Wood Green pub described as “a hotbed for anti-social behaviour, petty and serious crime” whose punters leave neighbours fearing for their safety could lose its licence as police haul it before Haringey Council.

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Daniel Imparato attacked innocent bystanders with a scaffolding pole in Wood Green.

Man could be jailed over scaffolding pole rampage through Wood Green

A man who went on the rampage through Wood Green attacking strangers with a scaffolding pole could be facing up to four years in jail.

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Exposure has been working with Victim Support.

How teenagers can reap rewards of supporting young victims of crime

Muswell Hill youth media charity Exposure has been working with Victim Support on new material to promote the national charity’s services to young people. Prudence Ivey chats to one of Victim Support’s young volunteers about becoming a ‘peer mentor’.

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This by-election is taking place on October 2.

Labour and Lib Dems unveil their candidates for the Woodside by-election

Two would-be councillors who missed out on being elected in May are set to fight it out in a by-election next month.

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Sylvia Jaiyeola and Freddi Ali with some of their colurful Knit For Charity dolls at the Embrace UK celebrations. Picture: Tony Gay

More than 800 attend Tottenham refugee and migrant charity’s 20th anniversary party

Well-wishers from as far afield as Greenwich and Mile End soaked up the sun, food, drink and entertainment in Tottenham’s Selby Centre on Saturday as Embrace UK marked 20 years of helping some of the most vulnerable in society.

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Ashley Fagan, who was sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in the fight on Upper Street in March

Tottenham rioter maimed by axe is jailed for part in Islington street brawl

A teenager convicted for helping spark the Tottenham riots has been jailed for 18 months for a gang-fuelled street brawl that saw him attacked with an axe, leaving his hand hanging from his wrist.

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An artist's impression of the revised plans for the steel yard next to Hornsey rail station. PIcture: Cooley Architects

Developers return with revised plan for block of 80 flats by Hornsey station

Plans to build a nine-storey block of 80 flats on a steel yard in Harringay have resurfaced after an earlier scheme was rejected by Haringey Council’s planners.

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Replicas of the stolen military ceremonial uniform and helmet.

Burglars steal £60,000 of rare military uniforms from Tottenham store

Two silver Household Cavalry helmets and nine military ceremonial garments worth more than £60,000 have been stolen from a specialist military supplier in Tottenham.

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Wanted in connection with fraud.

Haringey’s most wanted: Burglary, criminal damage and fraud on police hit list

Police have released images of people wanted for questioning in relation to fraud, burglary and criminal damage in Haringey.

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Revised plans have been submitted to build an extension on the roof of the Grade II-listed building at 7 Bruce Grove. Picture: Google StreetView

Developers urged to ditch glass box plan for cloudspotter’s historic listed Tottenham home

Proposals to build a steel and glass box on the roof of the historic Georgian former home of the “father of meteorology” Luke Howard have run into opposition from Tottenham conservationists.

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Roadworks in Wood Green will last seven months.

Six months of traffic chaos looms as works reduce Wood Green High Road to one lane

Drivers and bus passengers face delays and interrupted journeys for six of the next seven months from Monday as Wood Green town centre’s £4.2million street improvement works move into their next phase.

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Lynne Featherstone wants people to sign a petition to get Network Rail to rethink accessibility at Haringey's railway stations.

More than 500 support campaign to make Haringey’s stations more accessible

Hornsey and Wood Green MP Lynne Featherstone has upped up her campaign for better access to Haringey’s railway stations.

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Wood Green, The Animals Charity

COMMENT: ‘Why vaccinations are an essential part of your four-legged family member’s armour’

Wood Green vet Sam Barley explains the importance of giving your pet vaccinations, and why.

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Revellers flood the streets around Finsbury Park at illegal rave - photo by Jono Kenyon

Finsbury Park’s gates to be locked early after violent ‘block party’

Finsbury Park will be closing its gates earlier in the wake of a “block party” which ended with a police officer being taken to hospital.

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Haringey's chief operating officer Tracie Evans has been disciplined by CIPFA.

Haringey finance chief guilty of financial misconduct in private consultancy firm

The woman in charge of finance at Haringey Council has been found guilty of financial misconduct and bringing the accountancy profession into disrepute.

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The Woodside by-election takes place on October 2. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive

Final candidates revealed for Wood Green by-election

UKIP and the trade unionists have thrown their hats into the ring for the battle for a seat on Haringey Council next month.

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