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Sue Hessel

COMMENT: ‘Will Haringey’s new young councillors seize the day for residents?’

Sue Hessel, chairman of the Haslemere Road Residents’ Association, hopes new blood on the council will yield quicker results.

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Engineering works could affect your journey this weekend.

Travel: Weekend works close parts of Tube and Overground network

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

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

Teachers back strike action at Fortismere and Highgate Wood schools

Teachers have voted to walk out on strike in two Haringey secondary schools after the half-term break in protest at the treatment of one of their union reps and a fall-out with headteachers.

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Jailed: Anton Newell

Wood Green man jailed for 18 years after beating Overground guard with sawn-off shotgun

A man who beat a London Overground station guard over the head with a sawn-off shotgun during a terrifying burglary has been locked up for 18 years.

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The teenager killed in the collision was from Islington, police say

Rising Arsenal and England star leads tributes to “lovely” Islington teen killed in moped collision

Rising Arsenal and England star Kaylen Hinds led tributes to a “lovely” Islington teenager killed in a moped collision.

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The majority of tickets have already been sold for the fireworks show at Alexandra Palace.

Final call for tickets as Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival set to sell out

If you are hoping to get a glimpse of the biggest fireworks display in north London, it’s time to get a move on as 70 per cent of tickets for the festivities at Alexandra Palace have gone.

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The women were rescued before firefighters arrived. Picture: Tony Gay

Women rescued from flat above burning Tottenham shop

Three women were rescued from a flat above a burning shop in Tottenham’s West Green Road this afternoon.

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Some of the sharpest young business minds in Haringey could be uncovered as North London Apprentice returns.

Haringey youth charity Exposure hired to run Apprentice-style business pitch project

The search continues this autumn for the most promising young business brains in Haringey, as youth media charity Exposure embarks on a third run of its popular North London Apprentice scheme.

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Elderly woman dies in Tottenham flat fire

An elderly woman has died after being caught in a fire in her Tottenham flat.

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NUT secretary Julie Davies, left, and deputy secretary Ninall O'Connor.

High Court decision over Haringey NUT rep has ‘dire consequences’ for trade unions

A Haringey NUT teaching union rep accused of misconduct has lost her High Court battle against Haringey Council in a row over its powers to suspend her - a decision blasted as having “dire consequences for the whole trade union movement”.

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Chief Superintendent Victor Olisa, Haringey's borough commander. Picture: Polly Hancock

Haringey police launch poster campaign to promote successes

Police are hoping a new poster campaign outlining recent successes – from closing brothels to sorting out the crush on buses after school – will boost the community’s confidence in them.

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The incident happened on Seven Sisters Road in South Tottenham (Google Street View)

Moped rider, 18, killed in South Tottenham crash

An 18-year old has died after a crash with a Ford Focus on Seven Sisters Road.

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Cllr Suhali Rahuja

Conservatives announce Parliamentary hopeful for Hornsey and Wood Green

A Westminster councillor has been named as the Conservative Party’s parliamentary candidate for Hornsey and Wood Green ahead of the 2015 general election.

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Mike Wilson, director of Healthwatch Haringey

COMMENT: ‘Get involved in setting the agenda for improving healthcare in Haringey’

The director of Healthwatch Haringey outlines the next steps for shaping healthcare strategies for the next three years.

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Annetta Brezinska, 34, is wanted in connection with a burglary in Tottenham in August 2014. Ref # EWMS 01YR/440058

PICTURES: Police reveal Haringey’s most wanted

Police have today released images of nine men and one woman wanted in connection with burglaries across the borough.

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Council tenants illegally sub-letting their homes in Haringey are getting a one-off amnesty to avoid prosecution.

Amnesty offered to council housing tenants illegally letting out homes

Council housing tenants breaking the law by sub-letting their home are being given the chance to hand in their keys in a one-off amnesty by Haringey Council.

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Pat Egan passed away in the summer.

Haringey councillors to hold memorial for late colleague Pat Egan

Every councillor in Haringey is expected to attend a special memorial on Thursday in memory of Labour stalwart Pat Egan, who died suddenly after a short illness in July.

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Spurs legend Gary Mabbutt with patient Leonard Sells.

Spurs legend Gary Mabbutt opens Tottenham Hale kidney and diabetes centre

Tottenham Hotspur legend and club ambassador Gary Mabbutt has officially opened a cutting-edge health facility in Tottenham Hale that will provide a major boost to kidney and diabetes patients in north London and beyond.

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NUT members are being balloted this week.

Teachers vote on call to strike next month

Teachers at two of Haringey’s top secondary schools are making a final decision on whether to walk out on strike next month in a row over trade union provision and alleged victimisation of their rep.

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Mark Duggan

Duggan family lose bid for judicial review of ‘lawful killing’ inquest verdict

Mark Duggan’s mother has said she is “extremely disappointed” after High Court judges rejected her bid to have the “lawful killing” inquest verdict quashed - but the family has vowed to fight on.

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It is thought thousands of people are struggling with undiagnosed depression in Haringey. File picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Haringey health report: ‘Thousands living with undiagnosed anxiety and depression’

Thousands of people in Haringey are living under the strain of undiagnosed depression, new research has found.

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Cllr Peter Morton, cabinet member for health and wellbeing, at the World Mental Health Day event.

COMMENT: ‘It’s time to tackle the root causes of mental illness in Haringey’

Haringey’s cabinet member for health and wellbeing outlines the long-term goals that will stop mental health from being brushed under the carpet.

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Mind In Haringey will cease its advocacy service by the end of the year after its funding was cut.

Haringey Council stops funding Mind mental health service after 23 years

Haringey Council has moved to soothe fears that it is set to withdraw support for people with mental health issues - after a leading charity announced its funding is being stopped after 23 years.

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UPDATE: Missing 16-year-old girl Leah Morgan last seen in Wood Green has been found

A 16-year-old girl from Waltham Forest who went missing after leaving an address in Wood Green has now been found, say police, who were concerned for her welfare.

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Wireless 2014

Dodgy traders fined for laughing gas sales at Finsbury Park’s Wireless Festival

Selling legal highs at Finsbury Park’s Wireless Festival became no laughing matter for three men, who have each been landed with a £700 bill by the courts.

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Wood Green Library: Going greener.

Wood Green library to install ‘green wall’ to bolster eco credentials

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.

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Campbell will be sentenced on October 31. Picture: PA Wire.

Man, 42, admits anti-Semitic abuse on bus between Muswell Hill and Golders Green

A 42-year-old man has admitted hurling anti-Semitic abuse on a bus between Golders Green and Muswell Hill.

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The nighttime nightmare of overflowing bins in Tottenham. Picture: Martin Ball

COMMENT: ‘After a walk home like this, Haringey Council must stop being rubbish with rubbish’

Resident Martin Ball relives a harrowing, litter-strewn traipse through Tottenham in the hope the council will stand by their word.

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Father for the third time: Tottenham MP David Lammy

Tottenham MP David Lammy adopts baby daughter

David Lammy and his artist wife Nicola Green have welcomed a third child into their family after deciding to adopt a baby girl.

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Haringey Council launched its Operation Clean Streets campaign this week.

Haringey Council launches litter crackdown campaign

A raft of “robust” measures to crack down on flytipping and keep the borough’s streets clean have been unveiled as part of a new council campaign.

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One of many student protests in England over increases in university fees ahead of the Commons vote.

Featherstone reveals anger at Lib Dem failures over tuition fees vote

Lynne Featherstone has broken ranks and spoken out against the decision to raise tuition fees – four years after she voted in favour of the move.

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David Hamilton let a Staffordshire bull terrier loose on the robbery victim in Tottenham.

Judges stand by sentence over Tottenham robbery victim stabbed and savaged by dog

A thug who unleashed a Staffordshire bull terrier on a man while he was robbed at knifepoint has failed in his bid to get his six-year jail term cut.

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Haringey's new housing strategy is likely to go out for consultation by the end of the year. Picture: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

Haringey unveils new strategy - and homes - to engineer ‘fairer’ housing market and tenancies

Revolutionary plans to make the housing market fairer for those living and working in Haringey have been unveiled.

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Cllr Alan Strickland, cabinet member for regeneration and housing.

COMMENT: ‘Our vision for a fairer, safer housing future for you - whether tenant or owner’

The cabinet member for housing and regeneration outlines the vision for a fairer, safer and more affordable future for everyone hoping to buy or rent in Haringey.

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Performance poet Abe Gibson gave a reading to schoolchildren to kick off Black History Month.

Haringey marks Black History Month with programme of special events

Dozens of events from film screenings to workshops are taking place in Haringey to mark Black History Month.

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Officer denies charge of groping at Haringey police station

A police sergeant accused of groping a woman while on duty at a police station in Haringey has entered a not guilty plea.

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Mark Duggan

Judges to announce ruling on quashing Mark Duggan inquest verdict

Three High Court judges tasked with ruling on whether to quash the ‘lawful killing’ verdict of Mark Duggan’s inquest have made their decision - and will announce it next week.

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Cllr Peter Morton, cabinet member for health and wellbeing.

Art exhibition, music, comedy and drama to mark mental health action in Haringey

An art exhibition, football match, and bike ride are among the events taking place across Haringey this week in a campaign designed to raise awareness and change attitudes towards mental health.

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Armel Gbio denied all the charges against him.

Wood Green man denies sexual assaults on schoolgirls, 13

A man has denied three charges of sexual assault on 13-year-old girls in Wood Green and a further two assaults on women in Hertfordshire.

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Emeli Sande, left, with Aaron Blake, second right, and Nicholas Mugeny, right. Picture: Josh Shinner

Emeli Sandé praises ‘vital’ new music space in Haringey

Pop star and singing sensation Emeli Sandé gave her blessing to a music rehearsal project for aspiring musicians in Tottenham when she visited to officially open the new space.

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Annetta Brezinska, 34, is wanted in connection with a burglary in Tottenham in August 2014. Ref # EWMS 01YR/440058

PICTURES: Police reveal Haringey’s most wanted

Police have today released images of nine men and one woman wanted in connection with burglaries across the borough.

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Celebrity / Showbiz

Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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