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                                                                                  POT OF
                                                                                                                                                                                      ■ CHRIS Freeman: says Crouch End
                                                                                                                                                                                      traders and shoppers are hard hit

                                                                                                                                                               Tickets earn cash
                                                                                                                                                               strapped council
                                                                                                                                                               £580,000 a year
                                                                                  MORE than £580,000 in                By DAISY JESTICO                              in Tottenham Lane and another £115,218 in
                                                                                  parking fines in just one                     fines in Crouch End Hill, during the same pe-
                                                                                  year is sapping the “life-                                                         riod from April 2009 to April 2010.
                                                                                                                       from the traditional high streets and straight  The average charge paid is £100, suggest-
                                                                                  blood” out of the Crouch             into supermarket car parks.                   ing there were about 5,800 tickets issued in

                                                                                  End shopping district, it              “We always have to tell shoppers to be      the area. Parking bays on these roads are no-
                                                                                  is claimed.                          careful and re-read the notices because they  toriously confusing, with motorists often baf-
                                                                                    Shoppers and traders were          can be misleading and confusing, but unfor-   fled by conflicting parking notices and bus
                                                                                  outraged to hear that Haringey       tunately it just means that people stop com-  lane restrictions.
                                                                                  Council raised the hefty sum last    ing.”                                           Under the council’s “stop and shop”
                                                                                  year for tickets issued in The         Wardens also handed out £148,660 in fines ● TURN TO PAGE 2
                                                                                  Broadway, Crouch End Hill and
ROSY cheeked Willa Russell might just take a bite from these crunchy de-
                                                                                  Tottenham Lane.

                                                                                                                            Lingerie Extravaganza
lights at Apple Day celebrations.
   The four-year-old joined a crowd of more than 400 people who flocked to
                                                                                    It amounts to more than
Hornsey Vale Community Centre in Mayfield Road, Hornsey, on Saturday for          £10,000 a week, with £322,594
the second annual Apple Day organised by Transition Crouch End and the            being collected in The Broadway
Urban Harvest.                                                                    alone – a stretch of just over 500
   They drank apple juice fresh from the press, tasted a dozen varities of Eng-   feet.                                      We are a major stockist of many well-known brands of garments and
lish apples – and pears! – and took part in the longest apple peel competiton,      Chris Freeman, chairman of             underwear – we have opened our warehouse shop to the general public and
but a talk on the fruit’s heritage proved the hit of the day.                     the Crouch End Traders’ As-                 wholesalers in order to clear our stocks at hugely discounted prices.
   Gillian Livingstone, of Transition Crouch End, said: “The overwhelming         sociation and owner of Dunn’s
turnout and enthusiastic response are indications of Crouch End’s residents’      Bakery, said: “That is a huge sum                                  On all underwear, buy one, get the other half price
appetite for food, that is diverse, distinctive and above all things, local.”     of money. All these tickets and                                        On all items spend £100 and get 10% off,
                                                        Picture by TONY GAY       cameras drive shoppers away                                                      spend £200 get 20% off

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   Police were called at around midday to the               Police closed the southbound lanes of Archway                                              Lacetex Ltd 16a Ashley Road, Tottenham Hale,
 bridge over Archway Road, Highgate – known               Road, and Hornsey Lane.                                                                                     London N17 9LJ
 locally as “Suicide Bridge” – to reports of a man          Officers believe they know the identity of the                                                          Tel: 020 8801 7378
 having climbed over the railings and fallen.             man, and are not treating the incident as suspi-                                               Opening Hours: 9.30am to 6pm Monday – Saturday
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                                                         l SPRUCE up a community nature            Quernmore Road, N4, from 2pm-3pm.
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                                                                                                   l ENJOY an evening of song and              around Alexandra Park, meet in the
                                                         SATURDAY 23                               chamber music featuring soprano             pavilion car park, Alexandra Palace
                                                                                                                                                                                        according to NHS Haringey:
                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Drink as much water as you can
                                                         l TAKE a stroll around Tottenham          Dame Emma Kirkby while raising              Way, N22, from 7am or 6.30pm. Call       before bed
                                                         Marshes and learn all about its           money for the Red Hedgehog                  Johanna 07931 242 358.                   . Take a painkiller if you really
                                                         ecological qualities with a guided tour   Development Fund, at the Red                l MAKE your own Anansi character         need it
l from page 1                                                                                                                                                                           3. Avoid dehyrdating caffeine, like
scheme, drivers can park for up to two hours             by a biodiversity expert, meet at the     Hedgehog, Archway Road, N6, from            – a mythical spider in African
                                                         Waterside Centre, Stonebridge Lock,                                                                                            tea and coffee
in Crouch End according to the council’s                                                           7.30pm.                                     folklore – with a craft session for      4. Eat foods with potassium, like
website, but confusingly signs say parking is            N17 from 2pm-5pm. E-mail info@            l HAVE fun with the family and              children, at Wood Green Library,         kiwi fruit and bananas
allowed for up to three hours in Tottenham                          enjoy creative and educational play         High Road, N22, from 2pm-3pm.            5. Take a gentle stroll and get some
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  Traders also claim restrictions make it al-
most impossible for them to load and unload                                                                  Compiled by DAISY JESTICO

                                                                                                      Son’s art tribute to
deliveries outside their shops. And with pa-
trolling wardens and CCTV cameras trained
on the shopping strip, it is feared motorists
are being turned into a council “cash cow”.
  Graham Powell, owner of Graham Fine
Art, in Crouch End Hill, said: “It seems like

                                                                                                      cancer death mum
an astronomical amount of money that could
be better spent in local shops.” He said his
customers had often complained about the
parking restrictions and had been put off
coming back by the fear of being ticketed.
  Green Lanes, in nearby Harringay, has also                                                          A MOTHER who died of cancer is remem-
named as the most ticketed road in the coun-
try with £564,000 levied by the council in
                                                                                                      bered in a giant photo-collage of Botticelli’s
parking fines in 2009 on a 1.5 mile stretch.                                                          The Birth of Venus.
  But that pales in comparision to The Broad-                                                           Rob Seddon, 32, of Stapleton Hall Road, Stroud Green,
way, which has racked up fines of more than                                                           entered the picture of his mother Susan for the massive
£322,000 on a stretch just 0.1 miles long.                                                            collaborative work Everyone Is Art, currently displayed
  Crouch End ward councillor David Win-                                                               on a large screen in Piccadilly Circus.
skill said: “Effectively, Haringey Council is                                                           Men and women across Europe affected by breast can-
extracting over half a million pounds from                                                            cer uploaded photos of themselves or loved ones and the
the Crouch End shopping centre. Labour said                                                           final 1,096 images were selected by British artist Samira
a great deal about supporting small business-                                                         Harris to recreate the Renaissance masterpiece.
es but if you add up all the financial support                                                          Mr Seddon, a telecoms consultant, said: “It’s the legacy
they have put in over the past three years I                                                          of leaving something behind. My sister said I’ve now
would raise serious money that it comes no-                                                           made mum famous because she’s up in Piccadilly Circus
where near what they’ve taken out. Small                                                              in front of hundreds of thousands of people. It’s incred-      n THE collage of The Birth of Venus
businesses are the lifeblood of the Haringey                                                          ible. She fought breast cancer and beat it and then a dif-     an breast cancer charities including Breakthrough Breast
economy.”                                                                                             ferent type of cancer took her life. It’s always been about    Cancer in the UK, to raise awareness of the devastating
  A council spokesman said the penalty                                                                mum. She was really brave.”                                    disease which affects around 125 women a day in this
charge notices were issued to drivers for                                                               His picture also features in the collage. Susan was diag-    country.
parking outside the designated hours with                                                             nosed with breast cancer in July 2003 but was in remis-          In May 2009 he raised £2,500 for the charity holding
other contraventions including parking at                                                             sion for four years before cancer spread to her spine in       a boat party on the Thames and as a result Susan’s name
pedestrian crossings and bus stops, double                                                            April 2008 and quickly moved into her liver.                   also features of the fourth Challenger’s Wall at Break-
parking and overstaying the time paid for on                                                            She died in December 2008 and since then her son has         through Breast Cancer’s research centre in London.
a pay and display machine. He added: “We                                                              become a passionate advocate for the Samsung Pink Rib-           “It’s the warmth and the love of the guys that work at
have reviewed parking arrangements in both                                                            bon campaign and the charity Breakthrough Breast Can-          Breakthrough that’s spurned me on to do more for them,”
areas and extended parking provision. We                                                              cer.                                                           said Mr Seddon. “It’s all research and it’s focused on
are seeing much higher levels of compliance                                                             He is now working as an ambassador for the Everyone          finding a cure for breast cancer and that’s what they’re
with restrictions.”                            n ROB SEDDON                                           Is Art campaign, launched in association with 17 Europe-       driven by.”

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