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Outrage over forced academy conversions

03 January 2012
Teachers, parents, students and campaigners are fighting the forced imposition of academy schools in Haringey, north London.

Haringey senior citizens go into battle against cuts

27 September 2011
Elderly people from the Caribbean Senior Citizens Association marched on Haringey council last week.

Poverty and racism shape life in Tottenham

09 August 2011
Tottenham in Haringey is shaped by poverty and lack of opportunity. It is fuelling the anger behind the riots.

Lecturers fight for their union at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

17 May 2011
Lecturers at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London protested on Wednesday of last week against cuts. Management said last week that it wants to cut 64 jobs.

Huge march in Haringey against cuts

20 January 2011
"Sack the bankers, not the workers." That chant rang out through Wood Green Shopping City, in Haringey, north London, on Monday as 1,000 teachers, council workers and anti-cuts campaigners marched on Haringey Civic Centre.

Haringey and Stockport protest against the cuts

18 January 2011
Some 1,000 marched on Haringey council, stopping traffic on Wood Green High Road, over cuts on Monday.

Haringey protest against Tory housing minister

08 December 2010
Local residents living in temporary accommodation heckled Tory housing minister Grant Shapps yesterday in Broadwater Farm, Tottenham, north London, over attacks on housing.

Haringey anti-cuts protest

21 September 2010
Around 120 protesters braved a downpour to call on Haringey’s Labour council in north London to refuse to implement Tory cuts last week.

Show of support for anti-fascist movement at court

07 September 2010
There was a huge amount of trade union turnout to support Martin. There were banners from the national NUJ, South Yorkshire NUJ, London Fire Brigade Unison, CWU South Central No1, RMT European Passenger Services and Haringey trades council.

Protest challenges demolition of Haringey sheltered housing

24 November 2009
A powerful lobby of up to 40 people on Tuesday of last week urged Haringey council in north London to rethink its plans to demolish 130 sheltered homes.

North London tenants’ delight at victory

27 October 2009
Some 49 elderly tenants at Campbell Court, Haringey, north London, are celebrating after the council dropped plans to move out the existing residents.

Stop the War meeting in Haringey

13 October 2009
Around 80 people packed into the West Indian Cultural Centre in Turnpike Lane, north London, on Tuesday of last week for a meeting that is part of the growing resistance to the occupation of Afghanistan.

Housing lobby planned in Haringey

17 February 2009
Council tenants from Haringey in north London are set to lobby the council on Monday of next week against rent rises and increased service charges.


25 November 2008

Media witch-hunt over Baby P puts more children at risk

18 November 2008
The horrific case of Baby P, who died after abuse and neglect in Haringey, north London, has provoked headline-grabbing stories.

Reports round-up

14 October 2008
Campaign beats back BNP vote The fascist British National Party (BNP) received a very welcome drubbing at the Alexandra Park ward by-election in Haringey, north London, on Thursday of last week.

Unofficial walkout over suspensions in Haringey

19 August 2008
Around 60 council workers in the Unison union in Haringey, north London, walked out of work on Tuesday of last week after two union activists were suspended.

Haringey health cuts campaigners disrupt Patricia Hewitt visit

10 April 2007

Untidy end to refuse workers' strike in Haringey, London

19 August 2006
"We should have stayed out longer. Who knows what we could have won by next week?"

All-out strike by Haringey bin workers

12 August 2006
Haringey bin workers have been on indefinite all out strike since Monday 31 July. Members of the T&G union voted unanimously for strike action after Accord, the private company who run the service, threatened to remove two bin lorries.

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