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# “everyone’s view …”

IT’S NOT often that the public has an opportunity to see written evidence of the bubble in which Local Government operates. The key documen…

Started by Clive Carter

2 Jul 15
Reply by Mark Crouch End

What next for the Arts Scene in Crouch End? Smoke and Mirrors?

Theatre forms a large part of the future in Hornsey Town Hall. Illusion forms a large part of theatre, as does suspension of disbelief. To…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 Jun 27

#_“Community” from Haringey Council’s customer Festival Republic’

A quarter-million pairs of feet THE attached PDF file is a scan of the four-page leaflet published by Festival Republic that has recently b…

Started by Clive Carter

4 Jun 23
Reply by Clive Carter

#The curious case of the council, a contract and the concealed casino clause

ON 21 March 2006, the Haringey Council Cabinet meeting decided not to proceed with a casino at Alexandra Palace. To have gone ahead would h…

Started by Clive Carter

0 May 27

#PLUS ça change: in the new old Labour Cabinet

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose THE new Council Leader (Cllr. Ejiofor) appears to have hand-picked—for his new Cabinet—both former…

Started by Clive Carter

2 May 25
Reply by Clive Carter

#The “failure to just focus on basic services”

IN this recent article, Tottenham community activist Martin Ball succinctly identifies the abiding problem with the Haringey local authori…

Started by Clive Carter

2 May 20
Reply by Zhirayr Nersessian

Soon this will be a thing of the past - #HTHBadDeal

A somewhat ambiguous headline from Piers Read. Apparently clarified further into the message. Piers Read‏ @PiersRead 6h6 hours ago So…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 May 16

#THE influence of former Communists in today’s Haringey Labour Party

HOW much influence do former Communists have in today’s Haringey Labour Party? Not much under the present Administration, led by the Conser…

Started by Clive Carter

2 May 9
Reply by Clive Carter

Comments and thoughts on homes for Haringey

Scenario - a single mother with 2 children, 15 and 19, has been housed in a series of temporary accommodation provided by h4h for 20 years.…

Started by Sam Leggatt

0 May 8

Local Election results 2018, N8 etc.

Go to Haringey's website for full numbers. Labour won the council again. Much to no one's surprise, but only half of N8 complied. In Crouc…

Started by Mark Crouch End

3 May 6
Reply by Adrian Essex

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