Saturday, October 3, 2015

A young explorer returned from an expedition to the Antarctic to share his experiences with a Highgate audience.

Haringey Civic Centre in Wood Green, London. Credit: Katie Collins

Four African children were found by a stranger and taken to Haringey council

Sir Nigel Gresley with mallard at King's Cross

Thousands of people have called for a duck to be re-instated on a proposed statue of great railway engineer, Sir Nigel Gresley.

Brent Clinical Commissioning Group are urging women to seek medical help without delay (Pic credit: PA)

A consultant breast cancer specialist at the Royal Free hospital has developed a cookbook aimed at patients.

The borough could lose ALL its PCSOs under plans announced by Brent Police (Pic credit: PA/Rui Vieira)

Hundreds of police community support officers have received a stay of execution as Met Police bosses pushed back a decision on their fate until the end of the year.

Lauderdale House staff and volunteers load the contents of the house into a van for storage during the Lauderdale Transformed building works which will close the house for staff and to the public until later in 2016. From left Julian Courtney, Peter Gallagher, Alex Hill, director Katherine Ives, Sophie Serrano and Stephen Hose. Picture: Polly Hancock

It was a bittersweet moment as the small team of staff and volunteers of Lauderdale House loaded up the moving van with furniture in the final days before the doors were locked for a year on Sunday.

Police and firefighters at the scene in Stapleton Hall Road

This was the dramatic scene today after a car crashed into a charity shop in Stroud Green, reportedly narrowly missing an elderly man.

First world War commemorative Poppies growing at Ally Pally. Credit: Nigel Sutton

Alexandra Park has been showered with praise after picking up two awards for excellence at the London in Bloom competition.

The Holly Bush nursery in Hornsey has been judged as outstanding for the second time in four years

A nursery is celebrating being judged as outstanding for the second time in four years.

Sydney Road in Muswell Hill. Picture: Polly Hancock

Police arrived at Sydney Road to find a 34-year-old man with a stab wound to his chest.

Caitlin Moran arrives at the Specsavers National Book Awards at the Mandarin Hotel, London.

Renowned writer Caitlin Moran and her husband, Peter Paphides, have been overwhelmed by the support they received for their musical campaign to help refugees.

Finance chiefs have been slammed for handing £15m from the sale of council homes back to the government instead of building new homes with the cash.

Director Katherine Ives with cafe owners Joanna and Michal Szwarczewska. Picture: John Macdonald-Fulton

A historic house hosted a party to mark its imminent year-long closure as it prepares for an extensive renovation project.

Pop up choir in Crouch End on 19.09.15. singing to raise money for the Save The Children child refugee crisis appeal

Crouch Enders came together in song to raise £822 in just one hour for the Save the Children campaign

Haringey rebranding Credit: Nigel Sutton

Haringey’s controversial new logo and re-branding was revealed officially on Monday after they were leaked to the press on Friday.

Carola Zentner with blacked out speed limit sign Credit: Nigel Sutton

A huge £900,000 budget has been put in place to install a “ludicrous” number of controversial 20mph speed limit signs across Haringey.

Fr Andrew Meldrum, vicar of St Anne's. Picture: Polly Hancock

Parishioners of a Highgate church have offered to open up their homes to Syrian refugees fleeing civil war.

A man has been charged with attempted murder and robbey

A teenager has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Camden Town.

New member Helen Joyce with her swan-shaped squash at the Highgate Horticultural Society's Autumn show. Picture: Nigel Sutton

An unusual swan-shaped squash was the talking point of the Highgate Horticultural Society’s Autumn Show.

Colney Hatch Lane was closed after the serious collision    pic@mpsharingey

A woman in her 30s remains in a critical condition with serious head injuries ten days after being hit by a car in Muswell Hill.

The defendant denied the charges at Southwark Crown Court

A hospice worker who posted images promising a controversial rally against the ‘Jewification’ of London was ordered to stand trial in December.

Lauderdale House staff and volunteers launch a season of Pop Up Lauderdale events as Lauderdale House closes for refurbishment works. Picture: Polly Hancock

The grand doors of Highgate’s historic Lauderdale House are normally flung wide open, inviting the community in to view art, join a class or simply have a coffee.

Children perform Shakespeare in the gardens of the Holly Lodge Estate on 21.08.15. Pictured from left back row, Katerina Roussos, Noah Creme, Ancel Syll, Jasmin Del-Gatto, front row from left,Gabriella Douglas Kitsis, Olivia Rose-Michaels, Natasha Birch and Athena Rialas.

Children as young as seven recited Shakespeare on stage after attending a week of drama workshops in Highgate.

Dr Christopher Baxter, broadcaster Henry Kelly, Ian Robert, Ian Holland, David Liebeck and Alan Simon at the annual Highgate Gold Club charity event. Picture: John Macdonald-Fulton

Broadcaster Henry Kelly helped a golf club to raise more than £12,000 at a charity event.

A horticultural charity for young people with learning difficulties in Highgate is to open its first shop.

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