The fight for community ownership of Hornsey Town Hall continues, even though the council officially invited bids from developers last week.

Bridget Cherry pictured at Hornsey Tower

Bridget Cherry's book, Ivy-Mantled Tower A History of the Church and Churchyard of St Mary Hornsey has been published by The Hornsey Historical Soc. Picture: Nigel Sutton

In telling the story of a long-vanished parish church, architectural historian Bridget Cherry has delved into the heart of what was once Hornsey village.

Crouch End Festival Chorus at St John's Smith Square. Photo: Emily Soppet

The Crouch End Festival Chorus is taking a deep breath and running a 12-hour sponsored singing marathon this Saturday to raise funds for a major recording project.

Flowers on Parkland Walk

Police are investigating after live ammunition was discovered in Parkland Walk.

Save Autism Services Haringey protesters outside Haringey Civic Centre in Wood Green. Photo: Martin Ball

Families of vulnerable adults believe that dementia and autism services can still be saved – if council tax is increased.

Victims of the contaminated blood scandal: (left) Nick Hirsch, (right, from top) Clair Walton and her late husband, Colette Wintle and Mark Ward

Timetable for settlement on NHS scandal has slipped yet again say campaigners - as they wait to see if cash is allocated in chancellor’s autumn spending review

The government says the HPV vaccine is safe and will protect against deaths from cervical cancer

East Finchley mother accuses pharmaceutical industry and government of ‘ignoring generation of sick girls’ as European Medicines Agency finds no link between illnesses and cervical cancer jab

Firefighters from West Hampstead were called to tackle the large blaze in Finchley Road - which burned for 72 hours

West Hampstead and Hornsey fire stations could both lose an engine under controversial cost-cutting proposals

Counterfeit Amber Leaf tobacco pouches, fake duty stamps, and other packaging seized during the raid

Warning over danger to public health as illicit tobacco products worth £11,000 taken off streets

Motorbike crash, ambulance at the scene. Photo: @JAwolarger/Twitter

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after colliding with a car.


A well-loved photographer around Hornsey has left an astonishingly generous legacy donation for the London Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Muswell Hill.

Rabbi David Mason (bottom right) with members of the World Jewish Relief trip on Greece-Macedonia border

Rabbi David Mason, 42, from Muswell Hill Synagogue, joined the Chief Rabbi in a trip to Eidomenei on the Greek Macedonian border, meeting refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea.

Helen Schreibman-Smith in front of the ArtHouse cinema in Crouch End. Photo: Polly Hancock

Film buffs with hearing impairments are celebrating the launch of captioned films on a Saturday at the ArtHouse cinema.

Dementia alliance

Businesses, voluntary organisations and Haringey Council have come together to help support those with dementia, as well as their families and carers in the borough.

Muswell Hill creatives craft sale. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A collective of creative designers from Muswell Hill launched their first public sale in St James’s Square.

Peter Stefanou, who may also be using the name Chris Stevens, 81. Photo provided by the Metropolitan Police.

Peter Stefanou, 81, has been found safe and well.

Police thank the public for their assistance with this appeal.

Hornsey Town Hall. Photo: Polly Hancock

Haringey council has today published an official invitation for bids.

Hornsey School for Girls hold a two minute silence

In response to the terrible scenes in Paris on Friday night, Hornsey School for Girls has been showing its solidarity with those affected.

Police officers secure a street outside the Stade de France stadium (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Following multiple terrorist attacks in Paris, this is advice for people who are either in France or who have friends or family on the continent.

Cllr Gail Engert, leader of the opposition

The council sent 68 staff members home with £100,000 last year.

Protesters gather outside Haringey Civic Centre. Photo: Polly Hancock

Popular day centres for adults with complex disabilities will now be shut down, as part of radical budget cuts voted through this week.

Haringey Council leader Claire Kober.

A new project to provide homes and jobs on council land has been agreed by Haringey council.

Mat Walker pictured with Ohbot
Ohbot is a collaboration between Dan Warner, a teacher and former LA advisor, and Mat Walker, a roboticist with experience building humanoid robots to do real world jobs.
 Ohbot, a kit robot that primary children can assemble in an hour, connect to a computer and bring to life by scripting programs using easy drag-block software modelled on Scratch. Photo: Nigel Sutton.

Mat Walker, 53,and his business partner, Dan Warner, have developed the OhBot, which children can program to follow instructions, with endless creative possibilities.

There was a £2.5million expense bill over the last Parliament for local MPs Glenda Jackson (top left), Frank Dobson (top right), Lynne Featherstone (bottom left) and Mike Freer (bottom right)

New figures have revealed the four MPs who represented Camden, Barnet and Haringey over the last Parliament cost the taxpayer £2.5million in payments for staff, office costs and travel.

Test buyer Jacob Mosha, 17, on Stroud Green Road. Picture: Polly Hancock

Trading standards officers are ramping up action to stop knives sold in shops falling into the hands of under-age teenagers.

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