Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Visit our dedicated COVID-19 page for the latest Coronavirus information and resources for Haringey residents. Read more

Environment Day is a chance for Haringey to commit to real green action

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It has been 15 months since Haringey declared a Climate Emergency and yet the Labour group running the Council has made few changes.  Local Lib Dem councillors have warned that warm words and a letter from the Cabinet Member responsible will not cool our planet, action is needed for that.

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Coronavirus Update (5th June 2020)

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Our update for the 5th June includes:

  1. Haringey & London Response Update
    1. Fighting racial inequality and supporting Black Lives Matter - Our Statement
    2. Controlled Parking Zone enforcement update
    3. Beware of bogus callers
    4. One-off green waste collection
    5. Safer streets for walking and cycling could be coming to Haringey - Have your say!
    6. Haringey businesses - discretionary grant fund update
    7. Changes to the Freedom Pass
    8. Restore Free Travel for Under 18s in London
    9. Celebrating Haringey's unsung Heroes
    10. Haringey in Bloom competition
    11. Support for those with learning disabilities during COVID-19
    12. Local Food Banks still require urgent donations
    13. Volunteering opportunities for local residents
    14. Telephone befriending service
  2. Our Haringey Giving appeal
  3. How you can contact us
  4. National Response Update
    1. Easing of restrictions - what can you do that you couldn't do before?
    2. Extremely vulnerable people who have been "shielding" are now able to spend time outdoors
    3. Facemasks compulsory on public transport from June 15
    4. Changes to furlough and self-employment schemes
    5. Retail businesses start to re-open
    6. Dental practices can reopen from June 8
    7. NHS Test and Trace launched
    8. NHS calling for recovered Covid-19 patients for national plasma trial
    9. Changes to the EU Settlement Scheme and the EU
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Fighting racial inequality and supporting Black Lives Matter

Like many of you we were horrified by the news of George Floyd's murder at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis last week.

His death has sparked international uproar and the rebirth of the Black Lives Matter movement. But the reality is this movement never went away because the injustices never went away for black people, whether in the US or across the world.

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Coronavirus Update (22nd May 2020)

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Our update this week (22nd May) includes:

  1. Haringey & London Response Update
    1. Charging to recommence on some TfL buses
    2. Changes to the Freedom Pass
    3. Warning for businesses
    4. Schools & nurseries re-opening update
    5. Sports & leisure (tennis & basketball court updates)
    6. Parking enforcement could be reinstated soon
    7. Update on improving walking & cycling infrastructure
    8. Celebrating Haringey's unsung Heroes
    9. Support for those with learning disabilities during COVID-19
    10. Local Food Banks still require urgent donations
    11. Volunteering opportunities for local residents
    12. Telephone befriending service
  2. Our Haringey Giving appeal
  3. How you can contact us
  4. London & National Response Update
    1. Testing available for everyone aged 5 and over
    2. New PPE guidance for care workers
    3. Support for children with complex needs
    4. SEND care plans - changes to law
    5. Alcoholics Anonymous
  5. Have lockdown changes affected things locally? Let us know.
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Almost 30,000 EU nationals in Haringey left in limbo

The Liberal Democrats are calling for EU citizens to be given the automatic right to stay in the UK, as new official figures show 29,070 EU nationals living in Haringey have not been granted permanent Settled Status to remain in the UK.

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Haringey Council named in serious Child Protection case

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Haringey Council has today been named as the Local Authority at the heart of a case highlighting serious failings in the disabled children’s social work team.

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Coronavirus Update (15th May 2020)

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In our first email update since the Prime Minister's announcement on Sunday, this weeks newsletter also includes a summary of what this means for Haringey residents:

  1. Thank you Haringey
  2. Updated Government advice on the COVID-19 lockdown
    1. Working safely
    2. Using public transport
    3. Wearing face coverings
    4. Leisure and sport
    5. Meeting up with people
  3. Haringey Response Update
    1. Pavement widening being added to more high streets & further suggestions invited
    2. Update on business grant payments, inc info for those that aren't the business rate payer
    3. Lib Dems continue to press for improved walking and cycling infrastructure
    4. Reuse and Recycling Centres (RRCs) now open - booking required
    5. Local Food Banks still require urgent donations
    6. Volunteering opportunities for local residents
    7. Telephone befriending service
  4. How you can contact us
  5. London & National Response Update
    1. Support for London's creative industries during COVID-19
    2. Extended hours on construction sites
    3. Furlough scheme extended for 4 months
    4. Congestion and ULEZ charges to recommence from Monday (18th May)
    5. The property market released from lockdown
    6. UCL Alzheimer's Study
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