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Vicious housing attack is on the rocks in Haringey

28 November 2017
Plans for a regeneration project by a Labour-run council has split the local party—and campaigning has pushed back the right, says Alistair Farrow

Haringey Labour falls out over housing plan

07 November 2017
Also: Grenfell council goes for college

Activists build opposition to social cleansing plans in Haringey

31 October 2017
Housing campaigners took to the high court last week to challenge Labour-run Haringey council over its plan to demolish seven estates in the north London borough.

Haringey council sells off Love Lane estate

17 October 2017
The Love Lane estate in Haringey, north London, is set to be sold off to property developers Lendlease.

Council’s wrecking plan is a snub to Corbyn

03 October 2017
Also: Callous Grenfell estate bosses finally get the boot

Hundreds-strong housing demo piles pressure onto Haringey Labour council

23 September 2017
An up to 500-strong housing demonstration increased the pressure on Haringey council today, Saturday. 

Inquiry into Grenfell fire carves out residents as blocks fail safety tests

19 September 2017
Opposition grows to Haringey demolition plans. Tenants delay Genesis housing association merger.

Manchester housing workers walk out for equal pay

16 May 2017
Around 200 social housing maintenance workers rallied outside Manchester Town Hall on Monday.

Wealthy investors snap up the bulk of demolished council estates in London

25 April 2017
The movement against the demolition of London estates took important steps forward last week.

Labour council pays £80,000 a year for consultants to push Haringey demolitions

04 April 2017
Haringey council’s plans to demolish seven estates in the north London borough took another step forward this week. The £2 billion redevelopment project is the biggest of its kind in London and will set a dangerous precedent if it’s allowed to go ahead.

Tenants outraged as Labour council drives through Tory demolition

31 January 2017
Haringey residents are taking on the council over “redevelopment” that would destroy seven estates in north London writes Alistair Farrow

Questions raised over Haringey council's housing deal

03 January 2017
The plan to redevelop vast swathes of Haringey, north London, had a spanner thrown in the works last month.

Reports round-up: Anti-fascists humiliate Nazi EDL in Nottingham

09 August 2016
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest

Haringey march against re-development

24 February 2015
Council tenants and supporters marched on Haringey Civic Centre in north London on Monday of this week in protest against redevelopment plans.

Protests in London for Kurdish rights

15 January 2013
Around 7,000 people marched from Hackney to Haringey, north London, last Sunday in protest at the assassination of three Kurdish activists in Paris last week.

Conel staff demand reinstatement of sacked assistant teacher

27 November 2012
About 100 staff and students protested at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (Conel) this Tuesday lunchtime, furious at the sacking of Dee Topping, an assistant teacher at the further education college.

London council wants to send its homeless to the north

16 October 2012
Haringey council in north London is planning to move residents to the north—and even produced a PowerPoint presentation with a motorway sign to prove it (see picture, above).

Reports round-up

21 August 2012
Downhills school is made an academy The High Court crushed the hopes of parents and teachers at Downhills primary school in Haringey, north London, last Wednesday. A judge ruled against holding a judicial review into the forced conversion of the school into an academy.

Gove says he will force Downhills school to become academy

26 June 2012
Tory education secretary Michael Gove plans to force Downhills Primary School in Haringey, north London, to become an academy.

Parents occupy boss's shop as academy strikes spread

29 May 2012
Parents and children occupied one of Lord Harris’s Carpetright shops last Saturday in protest at his plans to take over schools in Haringey, north London. Around 30 people joined the protest, forcing the shop to close.

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