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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.

Downhills workers: "We'll plan more strikes if Gove doesn't back down"

22 May 2012
Teachers at a north London school took part in the first strike in Britain against a forced academy this week. The NUT union members at Downhills Primary School in Haringey walked out on Tuesday.

Action against forced academies hots up

08 May 2012
Teachers at Downhills Primary School in Haringey will find out the result of a strike ballot on Monday of next week. A yes vote could see the NUT union members strike on 22 May.

Forced academy ballot underway at Downhills

17 April 2012
Teachers at Downhills Primary School in Haringey, north London, are balloting for strikes against government plans to force the school to become an academy.

Downhills teachers hold indicative ballot as governors sacked

20 March 2012
Teachers at Downhills primary school in Haringey, north London, will hold an indicative strike ballot over plans to force academy status on the school.

Tenants resist rent rises and privatisation

06 March 2012
Some 50 people marched to Haringey Civic Centre in north London on Tuesday of last week to oppose council budget cuts.

Challenging Gove over academies

28 February 2012
Teachers have challenged Tory education secretary Michael Gove to visit the borough of Haringey, north London.

Academies: Education secretary dismisses school’s improvement

14 February 2012
Downhills Primary School in Haringey, north London, is "failing", according to Ofsted, the hated schools inspectorate.

‘Academy calamity!’ shout children marching to save north London primary schools

04 February 2012
Children led a march last Saturday against plans to force their schools to become academies. Up to 1,000 people including parents and teachers joined the demonstration through Haringey in north London.

1,000 march in Haringey to say “Academy – calamity!”

28 January 2012
Children led a march in north London today, Saturday, against academies.

Downhills school campaign shakes Gove’s academy plan

10 January 2012
The campaign against academies is gathering pace. Some 600 people packed into a public meeting at Downhills school in Haringey, north London, on Monday this week.

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