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Alternative Voting Referendum - vote YES on May 5th - the decisive point for me

On May 5th there will be a referendum to determine whether there should be a change to the voting system used in General Elections. That is…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 May 4, 2011
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incipient paranoia

Just because I am paranoid does not mean they are not getting at me. I don't think I'm paranoid, I think I am thoughtful and quite insightf…

Started by Adrian Essex

2 May 3, 2011
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Local job going - a good wage, benefits package

The local council are currently offering a job that locals might like to apply for. Haringey have provided a dedicated site to apply throug…

Started by Clive Carter

2 Apr 28, 2011
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Clean Hands save lives

I've been up to the Whittington a few times lately and this sign ""Clean Hands save lives"  is writ large evereywhere. And it's not true. D…

Started by Adrian Essex

4 Apr 20, 2011
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'Big Society' plan to save old folk's home in Muswell Hill

I like this story from the Hornsey Journal by Emma Youle Muswell Hill churchgoers reveal ‘Big Society’ plan to save old folk’s home  PARI…

Started by CrouchEnd Cupcake

2 Apr 10, 2011
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Councils & computers don't mix

Council (not Haringey) loses £2.5m claim against Big Blue

Started by Clive Carter

3 Mar 30, 2011
Reply by Clive Carter

Tuition fees

I'm really gutted about the outcome of the university funding vote last night. I wasn’t expecting the Lib Dems would throw their ideals out…

Started by Jo Trew

1 Dec 12, 2010
Reply by Ivan O'Pinion

Concrete batching from Denise Hambry

We are the lower N8 neighbourhood. Backing onto the really noisy Cranford Way. Are N8ers aware that the concrete factory is well underway &…

Started by Adrian Essex

1 Nov 20, 2010
Reply by Anony Pony

Community Spirit

Lynne Featherstone points out that Baroness Newlove has started a blog. Now Baroness Newlove has been appointed communities champion  by th…

Started by Ivan O'Pinion

0 Nov 17, 2010

NHS Surrey stops funding

for non-urgent or low-priority procedures : male baldness, facial blushing, tattoo removal and spinal epidural injections for chronic back…

Started by Mac Heath

0 Nov 12, 2010

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