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Kevin McKellar taught English at Fortismere School. Picture: Martin Addison

Tributes to ‘inspirational’ former Fortismere teacher

Students have launched a campaign to rename a north London school after an “inspirational” former Fortismere teacher who died unexpectedly over the bank holiday weekend.

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Cromwell Ave residents Linda Charlaff (secretary of CARA), Cllr Bob Hare, Louise Arnott, Sharon Lytton and Jackie Wastell protest the proposed penthouse development at 9 Winchester Road (behind them) as it will overlook their houses and gardens. Picture: Polly Hancock

Designers of glass penthouse ‘beacon’ in Highgate re-think plans after community outcry

Architects have been forced to change designs for a glass box on the roof of a luxurious penthouse-style flat after opponents warned it would shine “like a beacon” over Highgate.

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Highgate actor Christopher Eccleston joins Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation (AWTF) volunteers at Tootoomoo restaurant in Crouch End as they prepare for the annual Pinknic in the Park in Waterlow Park on September 6. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Ex-Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston joins Highgate’s charity Pinknic in the Park

Doctor Who actor Christopher Eccleston has lent his support to a charity picnic that will see a Highgate park turn pink in memory of a schoolgirl who died from cancer.

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Former police officer Robert Woolf with the letter informing him he had won his appeal against a parking ticket from a snooping Haringey Council CCTV car. Picture: Polly Hancock

Victory for ex-police officer over Haringey’s infamous CCTV car

A former armed police officer has won to become one of the first people to win an appeal against a parking ticket from an infamous CCTV car in Highgate Village.

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Michael Hammerson, on behalf of Athlone House Working Group, has strongly criticised Camden Council for not ruling on the issue of demolition of Athlone House. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Athlone House campaigners: ‘Developers bidding for house’s demolition have led us a merry dance’

On July 31, Camden’s planning committee retrospectively refused the latest monstrosity but weakly conceded that they can no longer oppose demolition of Athlone House – a betrayal of the 458 objectors and 5,000-plus petitioners who opposed demolition.

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Athlone House in 2002. Picture: Michael Hammerson

Inside ‘derelict’ Athlone House: Photos reveal fading grandeur of at-risk mansion

Panelled wooden ceilings, tall lattice windows and a grand, sweeping staircase – these photos reveal for the first time the lavish interior of a “derelict” Victorian mansion that more than 5,000 people are trying to save from demolition.

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Sarah Elliott, leader of Haringey's Lib Dems.

COMMENT: ‘Labour is failing to deliver enough affordable housing’

Sarah Elliott, leader of Haringey’s Liberal Democrats, urges Haringey to do more to deliver affordable housing in the borough.

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Kabir Ali runs an accountancy firm in Archway Road

Highgate Society treasurer and Big Four accountant on swapping Deloitte and KPMG for Highgate

What brought you to Highgate? My business partner Sang, who is a corporate lawyer, was looking for a small business to invest in and she set up a hair salon. The premises next door was empty and it seemed like a great opportunity. After much deliberation, I thought, why not. I haven’t got children or a mortgage to worry about. Better do it now before that happens. It is a friendly area with a village feel, still accessible by clients in the city and other areas, thanks to the Tube station and good parking in the area.

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Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris discusses vacant captaincy

Hugo Lloris says he will continue to be a leader in the Tottenham dressing-room and on the pitch, regardless of whether he is given the captain’s armband or not.

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Tamzin Outhwaite in Breeders Credit: Johan Persson/

Ex-EastEnders actress Tamzin Outhwaite shows no signs of stopping in face of adversity

Tamzin Outhwaite is a little breathless when negotiating the first question of our interview – whether it is the frenetic nature of her schedule or genuine excitement about the imminent West End play in which she appears is not initially clear.

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Hugo Lloris

Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris discusses vacant captaincy

Hugo Lloris says he will continue to be a leader in the Tottenham dressing-room and on the pitch, regardless of whether he is given the captain’s armband or not.

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Highgate councillor Liz Morris. Picture: Polly Hancock

My Highgate: Cllr Liz Morris

The Broadway has been chatting to newly elected councillors to find out what they love about where they live. This week, it is the turn of Cllr Liz Morris, who has lived in Highgate for the last decade.

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Sarah Elliott, leader of Haringey's Lib Dems.

COMMENT: ‘Labour is failing to deliver enough affordable housing’

Sarah Elliott, leader of Haringey’s Liberal Democrats, urges Haringey to do more to deliver affordable housing in the borough.

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