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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.

Refuse collectors challenge bosses’ plans

05 August 2006
Haringey Refuse workers in the north London borough of Haringey began an indefinite strike on Monday.

Respect events

08 October 2005
Ehe Alhijra Somali football team were worthy winners of the first Unity five a side football tournament organised by Haringey Respect in north London.

Defend Council Housing

26 March 2005
The ballot papers are out and tenants and leaseholders are beginning to vote on the Arms Length Management Organisation (Almo) proposal for council housing in Haringey.

Radical unity on the menu

11 December 2004
ABOUT 240 people packed into the community hall of the North London Mosque in Wightman Road, Haringey, on Saturday of last week.

Haringey council running scared as tenants turn down private options

17 July 2004
HARINGEY COUNCIL in north London got a shock from the results of its roadshow to promote housing privatisation.

Roger Sylvester campaign

24 April 2004
OVER 100 people attended a public meeting in Haringey, north London, last Sunday called by the Roger Sylvester Justice Campaign (RSJC). \"Five years after his death we are still fighting for justice,\" said Rupert, his father.

London is the next stop for the anti-capitalist movement

13 March 2004
European Social Forum London, 14-17 October 2004 It's happening in London The organisers of the European Social Forum (ESF) in London have booked Alexandra Palace, a huge venue in Haringey, which will provide space for tens of thousands of activists.

Council clamps down on press

14 February 2004
AFTER THE controversy over the Hutton report, Labour-run Haringey Council in north London is seeking a confrontation with journalists in its own press office. The journalists, NUJ members, have faced a union-busting consultant who wants to delete not only any reference to "journalism" in their job descriptions, but their jobs themselves.

Socialist Alliance

01 February 2003
THE SOCIALIST Alliance received 4.5 percent of the vote in the local council by-election which took place in Tottenham Hale in Haringey, north London, last week.

Socialist Alliance

11 January 2003
FIREFIGHTER Steve Cracknell is standing for the Socialist Alliance in a council by-election taking place in Haringey, north London, on Thursday 23 January. Steve is the branch secretary of Hornsey fire station which is in the borough.

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