Tottenham Independent

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:08:30 +0000
MP campaigns against rip off energy bills
An MP has joined a campaign to help people avoid being ripped off when paying their energy bills with prepayment meters.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:15:34 +0000
Council to restore war memorial
Haringey Council will pay tribute to the area’s “hidden heroes” with the restoration of a war memorial.

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:47:22 +0000
Valentine's event for trade unionists against new government bill
Trade unionists are taking a stand against a new government bill that could threaten their right to strike.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:38:31 +0000
Huge rats living in rubbish pile near nursery school
PEOPLE say a never ending pile of rubbish near a church and a nursery has attracted rats the “size of kittens”.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:42:11 +0000
Man to appear in court after children approached by false police officer
A MAN has been charged after children were approached by a man pretending to be a police officer.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:25:44 +0000
Electric blanket causes house fire
AN electric blanket caused a house fire.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:42:32 +0000
Day centres still facing closure despite extra money for adult social care
COUNCILLORS refused to make a u-turn on plans to close day centres - even though there will be more money in the pot.

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:14:28 +0000
Performing arts company chosen as charity of the year
A theatre company has been named charity of the year by a shopping centre.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:30:00 +0000
'We were just another case on the shelf to them' - Teen's body lay in morgue for 11 weeks before parents were told
Krishna Chummun's parents were not told he was dead until December 26 - five months after he was reported missing, two months after his body was found in the Thames and one month after a missing person's report was issued.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:33:08 +0000
Junior doctors supported by trade unionists as they begin second 24-hour strike
Junior doctors had the support of trade unionists as they began their second 24-hour strike today.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:31:26 +0000
Council to crack down on men urinating outside DIY shop
LARGE groups of men have been intimidating shoppers by urinating in the street.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:17:27 +0000
Two women escape flat fire
Two women escaped a fire in a flat.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:05:24 +0000
Plans to stop siblings from attending the same school will not go ahead
Haringey Council will not go ahead with plans to stop siblings from attending the same primary school if their family moves more than half a mile away.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:47:33 +0000
Networking event to help projects across the borough work together
People involved with projects in their community are being encouraged to meet like-minded people.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:04:38 +0000
Computer classes offered to help increase employability
Free computer classes are being held for people with no IT skills.

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 15:51:25 +0000
Complaints about plans to build extension on block of flats
NEIGHBOURS were left furious when “ugly” plans to build a third storey on a block of flats were given planning permission last night.

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:59:22 +0000
Aquatic group wins gold in a number of competitions
Swimmers and divers at an aquatic group have made a big splash after winning gold at their recent competitions.

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:50:00 +0000
Crouch End teenager reaches BBC jazz final
The youngest finalist in a nationwide jazz competition has said that his extraordinary journey has made him more passionate about music than ever before.

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:40:30 +0000
Mixed views from public over plans to close ticket offices at rail stations
COMMUTERS left furious about plans to close ticket offices at train stations fear people may “struggle” to use the machines.

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:08:32 +0000
North London's Got Talent champions: "It does help to be different from everyone else"
The champions of a charity talent show say they are thrilled to have won – despite being announced as playing entirely different instruments.

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:21:15 +0000
Four friends spend 44 days rowing across ocean for charity
Four university friends rowed more than 3,000 miles across the world’s second largest ocean to support a cystic fibrosis charity.

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:35:20 +0000
Council backs plans for new rail station in Wood Green
HARINGEY Council is backing plans to build a new rail station – but the plans have been dubbed “misguided.”

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:32:09 +0000
Man missing from mental health unit
A man who is known to be violent has disappeared from a mental health unit.

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:24:07 +0000
New law will make dog microchipping compulsory
Dog owners are being reminded to get their pets microchipped before the law changes later this year.

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:05:34 +0000
Gambian head teacher teaches school about different culture
Pupils were visited by a Gambian head teacher to learn about different methods of teaching in other cultures.

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 10:13:07 +0000
Lib Dems hold meeting to help keep post offices open
Liberal Democrat councillors held a meeting with a Post Office representative in a bid to keep post offices in the area open.

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 17:32:25 +0000
MP calls for "urgent" meeting over plans to close ticket offices at two rail stations
An MP has voiced concern over plans to close the ticket offices at two rail stations.

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:09:10 +0000
Man with dementia has gone missing
An elderly man has gone missing.

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:26:19 +0000
MP visits students for LGBT History Month
A school was visited by an MP as part of their LGBT History Month celebrations.

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:29:11 +0000
North London’s Got Talent: Dance crew set to light up stage
A DANCE crew will “light up” the stage during a charity talent competition.

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 10:31:17 +0000
Murder investigation after man is found dead
A MAN has been found dead and a woman has been taken to hospital with multiple injuries.

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 10:04:00 +0000
EXCLUSIVE: Patient died in A&E after "serious failings of management and care"
A PATIENT died after being forced to wait an “unacceptable” amount of time to be seen at a hospital’s casualty department.

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:25:00 +0000
Man dies in crash
A man has died after three cars collided at a junction this morning.

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:00:00 +0000
New adult care directory launched
A new service to make it easier to find health services has been launched in the borough.

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:17:19 +0000
French Psychiatrists visit mental health trust to learn more about services
PSYCHIATRISTS from France said bonjour to England when they visited a mental health trust to get more insight into how to improve care in their country.

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:09:28 +0000
Developers criticised for "rabbit hutch" development
People have condemned a housing company for planning “rabbit hutch” development after they doubled the number of flats planned in a new building.

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:40:00 +0000
More W3 buses to be introduced during rush hour
More buses will run on one of the borough’s busiest routes during rush hour.

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:00:00 +0000
Youth ambassadors wanted to fight poverty
Young people keen on politics, charity and volunteering are being urged to take part in a new North London scheme.

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:00:00 +0000
Teenage girl goes missing for fifth time
A 16-year-old girl has gone missing for the fifth time.

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 12:50:00 +0000
Pro-EU group founded in Haringey
Pro-EU campaigners have been stirring up support in the borough ahead of the planned 2017 referendum.

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:00:43 +0000
Council criticised over Local Plan consultation timings
Council consultations over huge redevelopment plans have come under fire for not being advertised widely enough which has left people unaware they are even happening.

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:40:00 +0000
Petition demanding Labour reinstate Gideon Bull passes 35,000
A petition asking the Labour Party to reinstate a suspended councillor has reached over 35,000 signatures.

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:10:00 +0000
Tottenham MP David Lammy visits Edgware synagogue
TOTTENHAM MP David Lammy visited people at a synagogue to give his support for Israel and the Jewish community.

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:56:30 +0000
North London Hospice talent show: dancer who survived cancer is 'not in it to win it'
A ballet dancer is hoping her performance in a charity talent competition will inspire the older generation to “get moving.”

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:00:00 +0000
Petition launched to save post offices
A petition has been launched to keep open two under threat post offices.

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:14:00 +0000
Free exercise classes to tackle obesity
The council have teamed up with two of the borough’s footballing aces to launch a scheme aimed at tackling obesity.

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:38:45 +0000
School goes green with new solar panels
The mayor said a primary school has “started something really important” as she officially opened their new solar panels this morning.

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:22:02 +0000
11-year-old Abraham Ojo home safe
An 11-year-old boy who went missing on his way to school last week returned home safe on Friday.

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 13:32:51 +0000
IN PICTURES: Do you remember these 120 lost pubs of north London?
Do you miss The Goat Tavern? Still think about that drunken night at The Spanish Arch? Take a trip down memory lane and look at our pictures of north London’s lost pubs.

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 09:30:00 +0000
Spurs launch new apprenticeship scheme
A new scheme to get young people into work has been launched this week by Tottenham Hotspur.