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Chicken Town 

14 Dec

A new restaurant will be opening at the Old Fire Station on Tottenham Green, run by the experienced restaurateurs behind Bethnal Gr...


Room without a view 

14 Dec

A landlord continued to rent out an unsafe, unheated flat with no windows despite being ordered not to by environmental health inspectors.


Restoration of iconic Hornsey Town Hall site given green light 

12 Dec

Exciting plans to restore the Grade II* Listed Hornsey Town Hall and secure its future for generations to come have been approved by Haringey Council.


Cllr Strickland comment on Broadwater Farm 

11 Dec

Today, we and Homes for Haringey have started to visit residents on the Broadwater Farm estate to explain safety measures that we are taking following a revi...


Severe weather update 

11 Dec

Latest service updates: any disruption to council services due to the bad weather will be listed here.


Nature watching with David Cottridge 

11 Dec

We showcase the work of local wildlife and landscape photographer David Cottridge.


Haringey consults on plans to tackle rogue landlords 

11 Dec

Tackling criminal landlords and cracking down on anti-social behaviour are at the heart of new council proposals to license private rented properties.


Blanche Nevile School: extreme weather update 

10 Dec

Following today’s snowfall, we have been asked to share the following information from Blanche Nevile School for the...


Snow in Haringey 

10 Dec

Snow has been falling in Haringey this morning (Sunday 10 December) and very chilly temperatures are forecast for the next few days.


Tottenham’s Protheroe House completes hat-trick of top industry awards 

6 Dec

Innovative supported living development Protheroe House has won a prestigious award at a national house-building competition, compl...


Haringey secures funding to boost cycling and walking in Crouch End 

1 Dec

Proposals to improve cyclist and pedestrian conditions in Crouch End are stepping up a gear, with a funding boost from Transport for London.


Jingle tills, jingle tills… it’s Small Business Saturday 

28 Nov

Christmas is coming and we think it’s a perfect time to celebrate Haringey’s local businesses – that’s why we’re offering free parking in the borough for Sma...


Outstanding for All: Haringey’s schools shine at awards ceremony 

28 Nov

From inspirational teachers to pupils who have persevered against the odds, and from star footballers to a stratospheric teddy bear, the Outstanding for All Awards put educational achievement in Haringey centre stage.


New look for Hornsey Library 

28 Nov

Visitors to Hornsey library will enjoy a bright new library space and more modern facilities as part of an improvement project that will see more than £1milllion invested in the building.


Lighting up Haringey: Christmas events across the borough 

24 Nov

From a Spurs legend switching on Christmas lights to winter markets, choirs and crafts, there’s a ho-ho-whole lot going on in Haringey this festive season.


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London Assembly »

Grenfell anniversary: Statement from Kensington London Assembly Member Tony Devenish 

14 Dec

Statement regarding the Grenfell National Fire Memorial Service – St Paul's Cathedral – Thursday 14th December 2017 Tony Devenish, London Assembly member for West Central (Kensington), said: “A sombre six months to the day of ...


Mayor ‘wasting potential for 27,000 homes in Housing Zones’ with industrial land regulations 

11 Dec

491 hectares of industrial land in Housing Zones could be built on, says Andrew Boff AM Sites currently protected as Strategic Industrial Land Most is sitting vacant or largely under-used Mayor’s London Plan increases regulations around industrial...


Khan’s Brexit report “pointless and speculative” 

8 Dec

Responding to the decision by Sadiq Khan to commission an independent report on the impact of Brexit on London London Assembly member Gareth Bacon said: “In the past year, Sadiq Khan has cancelled Tube upgrades, dropped his target for 32,000...


Hodge ordered to apologise to Parliament as Boff complaint upheld 

7 Dec

Dame Margaret Hodge has today been ordered to apologise by the Commissioner for Parliamentary Standards, after an investigation prompted by a complaint by London Assembly Member Andrew Boff.


Response to “Sadiq names Deepak Parekh as first International Ambassador” 

4 Dec

Assembly Member Gareth Bacon responded to the appointment saying: “This is another example of the Mayor’s lack of focus on the real issues that confront Londoners today like housing, transport and policing.


Olympic Stadium reaction: Statement from Andrew Boff AM 

1 Dec

Commenting on this morning’s announcement on the future of the London Stadium, London Assembly member Andrew Boff said: “The report establishes that this project was fundamentally flawed from the 2007 decision to include an athletics track...


Rats epidemic in London: More than 100 complaints recorded by councils every day, new report shows 

29 Nov

London boroughs received 180,000 mouse and rat complaints in past five years Reports rose ten per cent in 2016/17 compared to previous year Tower Hamlets alone recorded 30,000 complaints since 2012 Evidence suggests conditions in London will...


London Plan reaction: ‘Sadiq Khan has declared war on the suburbs’ 

29 Nov

– Protection for gardens against development scrapped – Removal of limits on density of new homes – No targets for number of family-sized homes – Squeeze on parking spaces to impact outer London – 50% affordable...


Met efficiency hits rock bottom under Khan, Independent report today shows 

23 Nov

  HM Inspectorate report today: Metropolitan police service ‘requires improvement’ Previously ‘good’ Met (Britain’s best funded service) now in bottom third nationally Concern over Mayor’s calls for increased funding in wake of ...


London Mayor fails to set family homes target in opaque Housing Strategy 

23 Nov

No targets for family homes in housing strategy – predecessor’s was 36% Lack of detail and transparency in Mayor’s policy, allows little scope for scrutiny.


Mayor needs to do homework as police numbers don’t add up 

30 Oct

Mr Khan blames government cuts, but he removed £38m from Met recruitment Police reduction numbers cannot be achieved as stated Assembly Member Steve O’Connell said (in response to article in Guardian today): “Whilst the Met should absolutely...


Dutch-style ‘plot-shops’ key to increasing self-build development (report) 

30 Oct

  Report urges Mayor to back creative self-build scheme Only 10% of UK housing development is self-build – despite recent positive legislation London Mayor encouraged to back roll out of innovative Plot Shop schemes across the Capital A new...


Emergency response performances plummet under Mayor’s Pathfinders trial 

23 Oct

Five trial boroughs are now worst performing in London Barking and Dagenham performance drops almost 30 per cent Pathfinders merger scheme started in April and could be rolled out across London Police emergency response times have dramatically...


T-charge launch: Scheme is ‘a £23million attack on London’s small businesses and poorest drivers’ 

23 Oct

Mayor’s assessments show T-charge will have ‘negligible’ impact on air quality Expected to reduce poisonous gases by just 1-3% Charge will cost London’s poorest drivers £23million a year Small businesses and self-employed could be hammered...


Uber ban could cost Londoners £90million in higher fares 

17 Oct

Ban challenged by Uber in court appeal despite talks If Uber loses, Londoners face increased transport costs of up to £90 million A further £864 million in annual wages could be lost by Uber’s 40,000 drivers Londoners could end up paying ...


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FixMyStreet »

Two large potholes, 17th December 

17 Dec

Two large potholes before zebra crossing Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 187 Hornsey Park Road, N8 Report on FixMyStreet...


Graffiti on power box in Finsbury Park, Softball Field, 17th December 

17 Dec

Unfortunately the power box has been graffitted.


Veolia bags dumped, 16th December 

16 Dec

Veolia bags dumped in park Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 13 Denton Road, N8 Report on FixMyStreet...


Bad positioning of new street light, 16th December 

16 Dec

Whoever positioned this should be sacked! In the middle of the pedestrianised area! It’s only been there a week and when raining, you keep your head down or have an umbrella...


Broken white plastic box – perhaps a pet carrier? Dumped on pavement. Holcombe Rd N17, 15th December 

15 Dec

On the evening of 14 December morning of 15 December 2017 there was a broken white plastic box - perhaps a pet carrier? Dumped on the pavement at the eastern end of Holcombe Road, London N17 near the junction with Park View Road.


Flytipping trip hazard, 14th December 

14 Dec

The cab office / computer accessories store keeps dumping its rubbish out on the corner of rosebay drive Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 586 High Road, N17 Report on FixMyStreet...


Flytipping, 13th December 

13 Dec

Another bag of builders waste Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 51 Woodside Avenue, N10 Report on FixMyStreet...


Refuse not collected, 13th December 

13 Dec

Rubbish not collected for over a week Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 109 Southwood Lane, N6 Report on FixMyStreet...


Flytip, 11th December 

11 Dec

Flytip Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 75 Waldeck Road, N15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Surface drainage not working, 11th December 

11 Dec

Surface drainage not effective since new speed humps built a couple of months ago.


Fly tipping / trip hazard, 11th December 

11 Dec

Trip hazard and absolute eyesore.


Rubbish all over the pavement outside number 19, 11th December 

11 Dec

There are broken rubbish bags and rubbish all over the pavement outside number 19 Barrenger road.


Recurring pothole, 11th December 

11 Dec

Pothole has returned and is unavoidable as you turn into the road, causing damage to the vehicle Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 1 Clacton Road, N17 Report on FixMyStreet...


Slippery downhill conditions, 10th December 

10 Dec

Downhill skidding from snow.


Parking on pavement, 8th December 

8 Dec

Not clever Report on FixMyStreet...


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FOI »

Sending bailiffs to enforce tax council tax against council tax reduction scheme claimants 

17 Dec

Internal review request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Rev Paul Nicolson on 17 December 2017 .


Temporary Accommodation – Nightly Rates 

15 Dec

Response by Haringey Borough Council to neilesh on 15 December 2017 .


Wing Parking contract 

15 Dec

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Mr.


A further request about tax free profits and offshore expenses charged to Haringey Development Vehicle 

15 Dec

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Rev Paul Nicolson on 15 December 2017 .


Application for decriminalised parking enforcement 

15 Dec

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Mr.


A further request about tax free profits and offshore expenses charged to Haringey Development Vehicle 

15 Dec

Request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Rev Paul Nicolson on 15 December 2017 .


Wing Parking contract 

14 Dec

Internal review request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Mr.


Application for decriminalised parking enforcement 

14 Dec

Internal review request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Mr.


Head of HR,OD & Facilities appointment 

14 Dec

Request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Sarah Mansfield on 14 December 2017 .


Sending bailiffs to enforce tax council tax against council tax reduction scheme claimants 

13 Dec

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Rev Paul Nicolson on 13 December 2017 .


I am requesting a copy of the Certificate of Best Consideration provided by the Valuation Office Agency in 2013/2014 to Haringey Borough Council regarding the sale of Apex House. 

12 Dec

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Vivienne Rochester-Clarke on 12 December 2017 .


I am requesting a copy of the Certificate of Best Consideration provided by the Valuation Office Agency in 2013/2014 to Haringey Borough Council regarding the sale of Apex House. 

12 Dec

Request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Vivienne Rochester-Clarke on 12 December 2017 .


Evidence sought of best practice by LBH in council’s preparation for HDV 

12 Dec

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Rev Paul Nicolson on 12 December 2017 .


Temporary Accommodation – Nightly Rates 

12 Dec

Response by Haringey Borough Council to neilesh on 12 December 2017 .


Evidence sought of best practice by LBH in council’s preparation for HDV 

11 Dec

Internal review request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Rev Paul Nicolson on 11 December 2017 .


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Parliament »

Higher Education: Admissions | Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Written Answers 

24 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make representations to UCAS on releasing anonymised individual data on applications and admissions to universities for the purpose of research on access to higher...


[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] – Housing Supply (London) | Westminster Hall debates 

15 Jul

I am against setting up a 1970s-style bureaucracy to impose rent control.


Disabled Students (University of Cambridge) | Commons debates 

7 Jul

The collegiate system is causing a tremendous problem for my constituent.


Disabled Students (University of Cambridge) | Commons debates 

7 Jul

The collegiate system is causing a tremendous problem for my constituent.


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

In looking at the report over the coming months, will the Secretary of State consider the livelihoods of many in the UK— the 190,000 potential jobs, the 76,000 livelihoods of those currently working at Heathrow and the 10,000 apprenticeships...


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

In looking at the report over the coming months, will the Secretary of State consider the livelihoods of many in the UK— the 190,000 potential jobs, the 76,000 livelihoods of those currently working at Heathrow and the 10,000 apprenticeships...


Education and Adoption Bill | Commons debates 

22 Jun

Last September could well turn out to be the most important month in my life.


Education and Adoption Bill | Commons debates 

22 Jun

Last September could well turn out to be the most important month in my life.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

17 Jun

It is both sad and disturbing that the number of reported rapes in Greater London has risen by 68% in the last 10 years.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

17 Jun

It is both sad and disturbing that the number of reported rapes in Greater London has risen by 68% in the last 10 years.


[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] – Air Pollution (London) | Westminster Hall debates 

9 Jun

I will be very brief, Mr Crausby.


Mephedrone: Hampshire | Home Office | Written Answers 

26 Mar

Data specifically on the Gosport and Fareham area is not available as the Crime Survey for England and Wales does not allow sufficiently robust estimates to be made for smaller geographic areas.


Domestic Violence | Home Office | Written Answers 

25 Mar

Recommendation 11 of the HMIC report relates to a multi-agency inspection on domestic abuse.


Crimes of Violence: Blackpool | Home Office | Written Answers 

25 Mar

It is not possible to calculate the figures requested.


National Centre for Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research | Home Office | Written Answers 

25 Mar

The National Centre for Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) primarily receives Government funding through the Department for Business Innovation and Skills via the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology...


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LocalGov blogs »
  • 'For a lot of children, Christmas in a refuge is the happiest they’ve ever had'
    16 Dec 17
    Women shouldn’t feel guilty about their kids spending Christmas in a refuge, says Charlotte Kneer, a domestic violence survivor who runs two refuges ‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers no respite from domestic abuse Charlotte …
  • Survivors of domestic abuse need a safe haven | Katie Ghose
    15 Dec 17
    Legal changes to tackle domestic abuse are welcome, but are being undercut by plans to remove the last secure form of funding for women’s refuges Katie Ghose is chief executive of Women’s Aid ‘We’d be walking on eggshells’: Christmas offers…
  • GDS Academy: sharing with other governments
    15 Dec 17
    Through the GDS Academy, we are helping the government to achieve its ambition to have one of the most digitally skilled populations of civil servants in the world. In recent years, our work has come to serve as an inspiration …
  • Statement in response to publication of Single Departmental Plans
    14 Dec 17
    Gavin Freeguard, Associate Director and Head of Data and Transparency at the Institute for Government, responds to the publication of the Government’s Single Departmental Plans.
  • Response to statement by the Speaker on alleged contempt of Parliament
    14 Dec 17
    Bronwen Maddox, Director at the Institute for Government, responds to today’s statement by the Speaker on David Davis’ alleged contempt of Parliament.
  • By 2022, half of the UK's public appointments should be women | Chris Skidmore
    14 Dec 17
    The number of women and people from ethnic minorities serving on public bodies has risen, but not fast enough, so a new action plan is needed The race disparity audit published in October revealed uncomfortable truths about the ethnic disparities…
  • Government must act on public inquiry recommendations
    13 Dec 17
    Government has spent £639m on public inquiries over the last 30 years and increasingly relies on them to examine major incidents and tragedies. But a new report finds that the process for following up on recommendations is inadequate.
  • Transformation Through Automation
    12 Dec 17
    Earlier this year, NLGN and ENGIE launched the Tomorrow’s Places report focusing on how councils can practically use technology-led infrastructure, data analytics, and networks for better outcomes. The research highlighted the potential for…
  • Working Together For More Homes
    11 Dec 17
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY DOWNLOAD NLGN’s latest report, commissioned by the National Housing Federation, looks at how housing associations and local authorities can work together to tackle the housing crisis. Housing policy is evolving at a rapid…




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