Post Tagged with: "Haringey"

  • Tarzan of Bounds Green

    Tarzan of Bounds Green

    Video July 4, 2012 11:19 am 9 comments

    A delightful short film by Tom Tagholm. Eric Bromberger remembers the day he watched Johnny Weissmuller dive at his local pool, Durnsford Road in Bounds Green in a special one-off performance. Today, the pool is Haringey’s Sunshine Garden Centre. Who, among those buying their pot plants and compost, would imagine that Tarzan [...]

     
  • Haringey says no to academies

    Haringey says no to academies

    News January 29, 2012 11:50 am no comments

    Parents, teachers and anti-cuts protesters came together on Saturday to stop four Haringey schools being forcibly turned into academies. Hundreds of campaigners marched in support of Downhills Primary School, Nightingale Primary School, Noel Park Primary School, and Coleraine Park Primary School supporting ‘community schools’ status rather than academies. Wembley Matters, who have [...]

     
  • This Saturday: Anti-Academies Protest in Haringey

    This Saturday: Anti-Academies Protest in Haringey

    Event January 27, 2012 6:09 pm no comments

    12pm on January 28th Keston Road, opposite Downhills Primary School (Phillip Lane, Haringey).   Following extremely well attended meetings against the plans to force four Haringey schools to become academies. The four schools are Downhills Primary School, Nightingale Primary School, Noel Park Primary School, and Coleraine Park Primary School The protest [...]

     
  • Big Smoke Interview: Haringey’s Cllr Joe Goldberg

    Big Smoke Interview: Haringey’s Cllr Joe Goldberg

    Video January 19, 2012 10:22 am no comments

    In our first ever interview Cllr Joe Goldberg, Haringey cabinet member for finance and carbon reduction, speaks to us about the role councils can take in fighting climate change, 20 mph limits and the effect the national government’s policy on Feed In Tariff’s (FiTs) has had on the solar industry.

     
  • Thursday’s London Links

    Thursday’s London Links

    Overflow January 12, 2012 9:07 am 1 comment

    Dave Hill heaps praise upon the Greens’ Jenny Jones. Mayor Johnson is telling drivers to stop idling. Evening Standard. (Was there once a promise of ‘no idling zones?) Speaking of the Mayor Left Foot Forward have a great piece on his record on electric vehicles. (Hint: contains the word “piffle”) [...]

     
  • The six best bits of London’s 2011

    The six best bits of London’s 2011

    Voices January 3, 2012 12:00 pm no comments

    So 2011 is over, half of London’s population seems to have lurgy of some form or another and all the media predictions for 2012 are so down beat they are making us hope that Mayan prophecies of the apocalypse were right. However, it’s traditional to take a look back at the year [...]

     
  • Another suicide highlights need for action at Hornsey Lane Bridge

    Another suicide highlights need for action at Hornsey Lane Bridge

    News December 5, 2011 11:38 pm 2 comments

    Campaigners have been arguing for some time that Hornsey Lane Bridge (across Archway Road) in Haringey is a suicide hot spot. They have argued that simple measures at the bridge could cut the number of these tragic deaths. Last year, after a series of deaths over the space of a [...]

     
  • Video: this is how you make a smoothy!

    Video November 25, 2011 11:59 am no comments

    Now this is how you make a smoothy, and work up your appetite first.