Category: News

Music
From the Brits to the BBC, see Ali Köse on prime time TV show All Together Now

  He’s been in the spotlight on Turkey’s The Voice (O Ses Türkiye) and as a London busker he brought Marble Arch tube station to a standstill following his lively set that went viral. Now singer-songwriter Ali Köse has turned judge as one of a hundred talented music professionals on BBC 1’s new Saturday night entertainment […]

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Enfield Council keeps Tottenham Park Cemetery closed for more essential repairs

  Tottenham Park Cemetery – the UK’s biggest cemetery for British Turks – remains closed on the instructions of the local authority. The Tottenham Park Charitable Trust (TPCT), which represents the relatives of those resting at the popular North London burial ground, was informed by the cemetery’s private owners Badgehurst earlier today that further urgent […]

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Turkey’s main opposition CHP pushes for electoral reform

  Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) submitted a draft bill to remove the 10-percent threshold in the country’s electoral system Hürriyet Daily News reported Friday. The move comes after the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) and opposition Nationalist Action Party (MHP) jointly submitted a 26-article legislative package proposing substantial changes to election […]

Community
Presenters sought for new Turkish Cypriot community TV show

  If you’ve ever fancied yourself as a TV personality and live in London, here’s your chance to build your profile. The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) – the national umbrella group for the UK’s 300,000 Turkish Cypriot community – is looking for new faces to present its new TV programme […]

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Edmonton’s Kosk Restaurant fined for repeated food hygiene failings

  A popular Turkish restaurant in North London has been ordered to pay more than £8,000 in fines and costs after inspections found a number of food safety and hygiene issues. The case against Kosk Restaurant and its director was brought by Enfield Council. Ismail Koca, the director of Kosk Restaurant Ltd, pleaded guilty to […]

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Tottenham Park Cemetery forced to close following health and safety concerns

  From 4pm today, a North London cemetery popular with British Turks is closing its doors to the public and visitors after serious health and safety concerns were raised by the local authority. This morning, the owners of Tottenham Park Cemetery were served with an enforcement order by council inspectors from Enfield Council who made […]

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Landowners threaten to remove memorials at Tottenham Park Cemetery

  Relatives visiting loved ones buried at a North London cemetery were in shock after seeing notices from the landowners informing them that headstones deemed to be “a Health and Safety risk” could be removed. The typed notices, from Badgehurst Limited, were found posted on trees at Tottenham Park Cemetery. The single A4 page of […]