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Leaked report shows how council ‘savings’ led to Grenfell Tower fire disaster

17 April 2018
A shocking report into the immediate causes of the Grenfell Tower fire was leaked on Monday.

Grenfell protesters prepare to take message to parliament

15 April 2018
Over 1,000 joined the Silent Walk ten months after the fire. And the next one will coincide with a House of Commons debate

Cladding firm linked to Grenfell Tower fire showed contempt for safety

10 April 2018
A firm linked to the flammable cladding used on Grenfell Tower told its clients in 2015 that its Reynobond PE product achieved only a Euroclass E fire safety rating.

Multidisciplinary art will leave audiences Misty-eyed

03 April 2018
Right from the misty start to the blazing end this play holds your attention.

Reports round up: Grenfell survivors to wait a year for homes

27 March 2018
Survivors and those displaced by the Grenfell Tower fire could be waiting over a year to get rehoused, according to the government.

Tory homes bluster means business as usual for developers behind crisis

06 March 2018
In another desperate attempt to find a popular policy, Theresa May announced on Monday that the government would crack down on developers that don’t use their land.

Tory homes bluster means business as usual for developers behind crisis

06 March 2018
In another desperate attempt to find a popular policy, Theresa May announced on Monday that the government would crack down on developers that don’t use their land.

The system risks lives

27 February 2018
The number of street homeless people has risen for the seventh year in a row—as temperatures dropped below freezing.

Immigration rules mean Grenfell fire family risk being ‘shut out’ of public inquiry

13 February 2018
The eighth Silent Walk to commemorate those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire was set to take place on Wednesday.

Haringey residents fight the HDV

11 February 2018
Haringey residents fight to keep their homes

Haringey—the people against the developers

10 February 2018
A battle by ordinary people against estate demolitions in north London could be on the edge of victory. Alistair Farrow spoke to residents about the fight, and explains why it matters to everyone facing cuts and selloffs

A chance missed to bury HDV scheme but battle continues

08 February 2018
Labour councillors in Haringey, north London, squandered the chance to bury a high-profile redevelopment deal but it's still on the rocks

Councillors tell Corbyn to back off and let them make cuts

06 February 2018
Right wing Labour Party councillors are trying to lead a fightback against Jeremy Corbyn and Labour’s left wing leadership

Mears workers halt their strike

06 February 2018
Housing maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester returned to work on Monday after a long-running strike.

A powerful meeting demands justice for Grenfell

01 February 2018
An important meeting injected urgency into the Justice4Grenfell campaign

Property bosses and Labour right are scared of the revolt against redevelopments

01 February 2018
A shiver of fear is running through the boardrooms of property developers—and the cabals of right wing Labour councillors.

Southwark protest sees developers’ plans thwarted

31 January 2018
Southwark council’s planning committee has postponed a crucial decision about the future of the Elephant and Castle shopping centre in south London.

Residents are told to pay up or burn

30 January 2018
Landlords and building managers are still dragging their feet over essential fire safety work in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.

After Claire Kober quits in Haringey - turn the tables on pro-cuts Labour councils

30 January 2018
Defeat for the Labour right in Haringey could spur wider resistance, writes Alistair Farrow

The Haringey Development Vehicle is on the ropes - now fight to put it down for good

25 January 2018
The HDV is a 'social cleansing' redevelopment affecting seven estates and 4,000 households. A demo and vote on 7 February could kill it.

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