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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 […]

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Paddy Power is the title sponsor of 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup in London

An international tournament that will feature North Cyprus’ national football side has received a crucial boost after attracting a major backer. Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has been announced as the title sponsor of the 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup, which will take place in London from the end of May. The tournament is organised by […]

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Catch Arman Mantella on BBC One weekday drama Doctors

  After popping up on our television screens in Eastenders last year, young Turkish Cypriot actor Arman Mantella is now set to play ‘Ferdy’ in an episode of Doctors that will be broadcast this week. The long-running lunchtime soap opera is set around a busy GP practice based in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, […]

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Public meeting to discuss poor state of Tottenham Park Cemetery

  For several years, community activists have been campaigning hard to improve conditions at a North London cemetery that has been the primary place of rest for British Turks since the 1960s. The serious state of disrepair of graves and pathways at the privately-owned Tottenham Park Cemetery in Edmonton, along with a general lack of maintenance […]

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Road rage in Yasar Halim as man follows younger driver into store

On Thursday morning, customers at famed Yasar Halim’s patisserie in East Finchley, North London, bore witness to a serious verbal assault on a young man. The latter part of the incident was captured on camera by one customer who posted it on to her Facebook page, detailing what she had seen. Jessie Harrington wrote, “An […]