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When I took on the role of editor of Tottenham Community Press, one of the first stories I worked on, which provided the cover feature for issue four, was the campaign to stop the demolition of the Seven Sisters indoor Latin market. I was told by one of the campaigners: “You are a little fish in a big pond fighting with big sharks, that’s how we feel.”
Over the past 18 months, we have reported
on numerous campaigns and community projects, led by inspiring local people, who are not afraid to take on the big sharks. And it seems somewhat fitting that the front cover of issue 13, which is my last as editor of TCP, reports on Haringey Council’s decision to discontinue the controversial Haringey Development Vehicle.
It has been a privilege to edit this community paper and to have met and worked with so many wonderful and dedicated contributors.
It was not an easy decision for me to step down, but I have decided it is time to move on to new challenges. The new editor will be introduced to you all very soon and I very much look forward to reading future issues for a very long time to come!
In the meantime, I hope you enjoy the issue. Make sure you check out the beautiful photography on pages 8-9 and take 10 minutes to unwind and lose yourself in the first instalment of The Lilywhite Jersey short story on page 14.
– Ellie Rae Ward, Editor