Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park Photo: shutterstock.com

Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park

At the end of January 2018, Operation Marlin was set up by Haringey Police in order to target knife and gun crime, violent crime, general ASB (anti-social behaviour) and robberies in Northumberland Park. The last few months have seen an increase in police officers in the ward including some plain clothes police watching CCTV. Prior to the launch of Operation Marlin, Haringey police teamed up … Continue reading Operation Marlin sees additional police support in Northumberland Park

Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

By E L Brown DT’s correspondent arrived late to the second Spoken of 2018, and was soon very sorry that they had. As the last rays of sun blessed the courtyard of The Old Brewery, the host Lana V Symone was ushering people inside for the second half of the programme. What followed was an intimate and, at times, moving evening of spoken word, live … Continue reading Spoken: a night of poetry, music and spoken word from Tottenham locals

The Bluecoats: A new pub for Tottenham

On 7 June we were invited to the private launch of The Bluecoats pub on Tottenham High Road. The Bluecoats have taken over from The Pride of Tottenham, gutted the building and given it a total revamp. They’ve moved the bar to the back of the main space, with an events room and kitchen (which will be the home of popular burger restaurant Lucky Chip) … Continue reading The Bluecoats: A new pub for Tottenham

StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann's Hospital site

StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann’s Hospital site

Last week it was announced that the two thirds of the land on the St Ann’s Hospital site has been purchased by the GLA (Greater London Authority). This will be the first time that the Mayor of London’s new £250million Land Fund has been used. Community land trust StART Haringey have been working on a proposal for genuinely affordable housing on the site since 2015, … Continue reading StART Haringey update: GLA purchase land on the St Ann’s Hospital site

Piquant Collections: a new furniture & homeware shop in Tottenham

Piquant Collections: a new furniture & homeware shop in Tottenham

By E L Brown DT stopped by Piquant Collections – the newest arrival at Gaunson House on Markfield Road – to check out their selection of furniture, gifts and homeware, and have a chat with founder Claire Nurden about her venture. DT: Hello Claire! What do you do here at Piquant? Claire Nurden: The whole focus of what I do here is accessible design: taking … Continue reading Piquant Collections: a new furniture & homeware shop in Tottenham

When Test Pressing festival came to Tottenham

When Test Pressing festival came to Tottenham

The end of April saw the very first Test Pressing festival come to Tottenham. This is the first time in recent years that a number of venues across Tottenham have hosted a music festival. Test Pressing was organised by LNZRT, Bad Vibrations, SC&P. We popped down to the event which was was hosted at Five Miles, The Cove and Bones & Pearl on Markfield Road, … Continue reading When Test Pressing festival came to Tottenham

Yung Club Wild Pilates at The Cove (22/05/18)

Yung Club Wild Pilates at The Cove (22/05/18)

Yung Club and The Cove, on Markfield Road, are launching an immersive fashion fitness pop up this summer. Yung Club Wild Pilates kicks off on Tuesday 22 May and will run from 6.30pm until 8.30pm. The class will be a fully immersive experience and attendees will learn pilates alongside music relative animations. Yung Club welcome the local community and are offering a reduced rate of … Continue reading Yung Club Wild Pilates at The Cove (22/05/18)

National Garden Scheme bringing open gardens to Tottenham and beyond

National Garden Scheme bringing open gardens to Tottenham and beyond

By Matthew Bradby (Chair, Tottenham Civic Society) Think of Tottenham and you don’t immediately think of gardens. But in fact, Tottenham has a wealth of private gardens, providing refuges for urban wildlife and places for people to relax and unwind, especially now summer is here. The National Garden Scheme is a national charity that opens private gardens to the public, raising around £3.5m every year. … Continue reading National Garden Scheme bringing open gardens to Tottenham and beyond

LIFT biennial festival of international theatre comes to Tottenham

This June, LIFT are holding their biennial festival of international theatre across London. Half way through their six year Tottenham programme, LIFT have commissioned three Tottenham Original pieces: SESSION, Nightwalks with Teenagers and Small Wonders. LIFT work with the Tottenham UpLifters, a group of 30 teenagers from Duke’s Aldridge Academy and The Vale School based on the Northumberland Park estate, who are taking part in … Continue reading LIFT biennial festival of international theatre comes to Tottenham

Antwerp Arms Association third birthday and Spurs Secret History Walk (06/05/18)

Antwerp Arms Association third birthday and Spurs Secret History Walk (06/05/18)

On Sunday 6 May 2018, a Spurs Secret History Walk (SSh! Walk) will be kicking off at Tottenham Hale station at 10am and will cover Tottenham Hotspurs’ story from its early days in 1881 to the present day. The two and a half hour charity walk will be raising funds for the Mayor of Haringey’s charity Mind In Haringey. The walk will finish at community … Continue reading Antwerp Arms Association third birthday and Spurs Secret History Walk (06/05/18)