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Yesterday, 18:40

The man charged with improving Haringey’s economy admits he is “quite frightened” by his own party’s regeneration of huge swathes of Tottenham - but insists there is “no agenda to change the flavour” of the area.

The refurbishment plans for the Victorian theatre and BBC studios at Alexandra Palace have been finalised.

Final detailed plans to repair and refurbish the entire eastern end of Alexandra Palace, home to a Victorian theatre and the BBC studios that first broadcast high-definition television, have at last been submitted to Haringey Council.

Father Christmas arrives at The Mall Wood Green on Saturday. Picture: Katie Collins/PA Archive

Bright red suit, big white beard... It can mean only one thing. Father Christmas is getting ready to meet families in Haringey from this weekend at a special winter wonderland in The Mall Wood Green.

Julie Davies, branch secretary of Haringey NUT, with striking teachers from Highgate Wood School. Picture: Polly Hancock

The row between the National Union of Teachers and Haringey moved from the picket line to the council chamber this week as the threat of further strike action reared its head.

The scorched remains of family business Archway Sheet Metals. Picture: London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire)/Twitter

Police this evening confirmed they are treating as “suspicious” the fire that gutted the only factory left preventing Tottenham Hotspur from starting work on its new stadium.

Efraim Cray is charged with three counts of sexual assault.

The trial of a South Tottenham man accused of molesting an “innocent and vulnerable” 14-year-old orthodox Jew in her own home has been halted on the first day of the hearing.

The Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust says fans have 'never felt more distant' from the club.

Tottenham Hotspur fans have voiced their frustration at “a growing disconnect” between themselves and the club and have “never felt as distant from the club as they do now”, according to the official supporters’ trust.

The blaze on Paxton Road raged for almost three hours [Photograph by @PaulWood1961]

A metalworks near White Hart Lane that has been holding up the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium build has been gutted by a mystery fire this morning.

Stefan Mrozinski will contest the Tottenham seat for the Conservatives at next year's General Election.

The corporate lawyer and grandson of a Polish immigrant selected to fight for the Conservatives in Tottenham in the General Election says locals feel “let down” by incumbent Labour MP David Lammy.

Crime & Court

Tue, 18:36

Police this evening confirmed they are treating as “suspicious” the fire that gutted the only factory left preventing Tottenham Hotspur from starting work on its new stadium.

Tue, 15:43
Efraim Cray is charged with three counts of sexual assault.

The trial of a South Tottenham man accused of molesting an “innocent and vulnerable” 14-year-old orthodox Jew in her own home has been halted on the first day of the hearing.

Friday, November 21, 2014
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.

Health

Mon, 06:45

Government ministers have singled out Haringey when raising fears about a possible conflict of interest with GPs who commission the borough’s health services.

Friday, November 21, 2014
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.

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.

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

Yesterday, 10:14

The row between the National Union of Teachers and Haringey moved from the picket line to the council chamber this week as the threat of further strike action reared its head.

Mon, 16:45
Stefan Mrozinski will contest the Tottenham seat for the Conservatives at next year's General Election.

The corporate lawyer and grandson of a Polish immigrant selected to fight for the Conservatives in Tottenham in the General Election says locals feel “let down” by incumbent Labour MP David Lammy.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Have the ear of energy and climate change secretary Ed Davey at the meeting. File picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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.

Education

Yesterday, 10:14

The row between the National Union of Teachers and Haringey moved from the picket line to the council chamber this week as the threat of further strike action reared its head.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
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.

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.

Heritage

Yesterday, 18:40

The man charged with improving Haringey’s economy admits he is “quite frightened” by his own party’s regeneration of huge swathes of Tottenham - but insists there is “no agenda to change the flavour” of the area.

Yesterday, 13:10
The refurbishment plans for the Victorian theatre and BBC studios at Alexandra Palace have been finalised.

Final detailed plans to repair and refurbish the entire eastern end of Alexandra Palace, home to a Victorian theatre and the BBC studios that first broadcast high-definition television, have at last been submitted to Haringey Council.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Jacob O'Callaghan campaigning to save the outsidde of the BBC studios at Ally Pally. Picture: Nigel Sutton

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.

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