On July 1 1916, thousands of soldiers walked across to German lines on the Western Front and began their assaults, confident their enemy had been weakened by a week-long bombardment of 1.6 million shells.
Managers at Alexandra Palace have defended plans to refurbish the former BBC studios and Victorian theatre in the building’s crumbling east wing after conservationists said the scheme would cause “irrevocable” to damage its historic character.
The long-term future of Hornsey Town Hall has been plunged into uncertainty yet again after Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts announced it has shelved plans to relocate to the iconic Crouch End building.
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.
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.
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.
A network of nearly 50 groups rooted in Tottenham are banding together to lay on a week of events, talks and exhibitions in a bid to highlight their collective power, concern and ability to shape the future of the area.
As it’s the official 60th birthday of the iconic Routemaster bus today, we revisit pictures from the festival earlier this summer that saw thousands of avid and casual fans descend on Finsbury Park to see more than 150 vintage examples in the largest-ever gathering of its kind.
Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.