Archive for tottenham
Yesterday Brian Paddick, along with GLA member Caroline Pidgeon and Enfield & Haringey GLA candidate Dawn Barnes, visited Tottenham to talk to the local community about recovering from the riots and how the area is policed:
I recently came across an old saying that I had never heard before – “Tottenham shall turn French” – which, when it used to be used, seems to have meant “pigs will fly”. There is though some controversy over its meaning because Francis Grose’s A Provincial Glossary (1787), gives the phrase as “Tottenham is turned [...]
Excellent news that the popular Tottenham market at Ward’s Corner has been saved (despite Boris Johnson going back on his promise to help).
This story comes to us from the London Borough of Haringey. David Lammy, Labour MP for Tottenham, told a hustings meeting that he has done 10,000 pieces of casework in ten years. Lynne Featherstone, Lib Dem MP for Hornsey & Wood Green, meanwhile has helped over 28,000 people in less than ten years. (As many people have made [...]