We chat to the Tottenham Green neighbourhood police team about Operation Hake

Last month, DT visited Tottenham Police Station for a chat with the Tottenham Green Neighbourhood police team, to find out about Operation Hake which focused on the Seven Sisters station High Road exit and around the market. Each ward has a team of four. A sergeant, Thomas Hassan, two PCs, Jason Taylor and Kayleigh Mitcham, and PCSO Avroulla Wyke make up the neighbourhood team for … Continue reading We chat to the Tottenham Green neighbourhood police team about Operation Hake

Tottenham based Prestige Patisserie win Great Taste Award 2018

Popular local business, Prestige Patisserie, who were featured in our first print issue (Food & Drink), have won a 1-star Great Taste Award for their Salted Caramel, Chocolate and Walnut Tart. The patisserie, which opened in October 2016, is lovingly run by Tottenham-locals George and Geanina Ursache. 500 judges, including food critics, food writers, chefs, cooks, restaurateurs and producers, voted on over 12,600 products. They found … Continue reading Tottenham based Prestige Patisserie win Great Taste Award 2018

New Chieftains: Tottenham chapter exhibition launch (29/7/18)

Ahead of the exhibition launch of the Tottenham chapter of the New Chieftain photography project at The Cove on 29 July, we popped into Blighty India Cafe and had a cuppa with Agenda Brown, the man behind it all. Can you give us a brief overview of the New Chieftains project? The New Chieftains are a tribe defined by their tenacity; they are non-conformists and … Continue reading New Chieftains: Tottenham chapter exhibition launch (29/7/18)

Tottenham Now Arts Projects: a quick chat with Susan Ibreck

We had a quick chat with Susan Ibreck, the lady behind Tottenham Now Arts Projects. They are responsible for the newly decorated air duct near Paige Green just across from Seven Sisters station (see feature image by Ulrike Leyens). They have also just finished an exhibition at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in collaboration with some local schools. Can you tell me a bit about … Continue reading Tottenham Now Arts Projects: a quick chat with Susan Ibreck

DT music showcase (26/7/18): GIN

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with DJ, GIN, who is also co-founder of female led collectives Resis’Dance and Goldsnap. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into DJing? I got into it properly about seven years ago. I … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): GIN

DT music showcase (26/7/18): Bahar Dopran

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, Bahar Dopran. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I’ve always loved music. I came out the womb and music would be playing I’d be doing this … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): Bahar Dopran

Haringey Council votes to cancel Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) deal

On 17 July, the recently elected Haringey Council voted to cancel the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) which has been strongly opposed by part of the local community. The HDV, worth £2billion, was Haringey Council’s plan for a 50:50 deal with private developer Lendlease. The deal would have seen the council giving some of its existing land to Lendlease for development which would see Lendlease match … Continue reading Haringey Council votes to cancel Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) deal

DT music showcase (26/7/18): CR Fredro

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, CR Fredro. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I’ve always written. From year 3 I’ve been writing poetry, publishing books and stuff. It was just a … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): CR Fredro

DT music showcase (26/7/18): Amahla

Ahead of our event at The Antwerp Arms on Thursday 26 July we had a chat with one our performers, Amahla. Reserve your free ticket on Eventbrite and see an array of musical talent from in and around Tottenham. When did you first get into music? I started playing the guitar when I was aged 15 and I started playing the piano from the age … Continue reading DT music showcase (26/7/18): Amahla