Another Trojan Horse planning application for the Winchester Tavern


The long battle to save the historic Winchester Tavern site on Archway Road continues as the developer puts in another application to convert the function room at the rear of the pub into a residential unit.

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“We can’t let children carry on breathing this stuff” – Lib Dems condemn delay in introducing School Streets


Labour councillors have delayed measures to keep pollution from exhaust fumes away from schools, drawing criticism from Haringey Liberal Democrats.

At a Full Council meeting on Monday 18th March, Liberal Democrat councillors proposed a motion warning that children in Haringey are being exposed to dangerous level of nitrogen dioxide and other pollutants travelling to and from school and as a response resolved to “implement School Streets or No-Idling Zones around every primary school in the borough by 2022”.

However, despite pleas from parents at local schools who had come to the meeting specifically to raise concerns about air pollution, Labour councillors voted to amend the motion, so that it only committed the Council to producing a report.

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Deep concern after Haringey loses third Cabinet Member


A third member of Haringey Council’s 9-person Cabinet has quit.

Cllr Patrick Berryman (Lab – Bounds Green) wrote a scathing resignation letter to Cllr Joseph Ejiofor (Lab – Bruce Grove), the Leader of Haringey’s Labour administration, objecting to a lack of “proper process” for decision making, that manifesto pledges have been “watered down or ignored” and for “decisions that I consider financially risky and imprudent”.

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Haringey Councillor who praised disgraced Labour MP, Chris Williamson, for “speaking the truth” must resign

A recording has emerged of a Labour Cabinet member in the London Borough of Haringey dismissing the problem of anti-Semitism within the Labour Party, whilst praising the disgraced Member of Parliament Chris Williamson.

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Council spent £7k on a video saying it has no money


‘Cut comms, not cops’ was the message from Haringey Liberal Democrats as they moved an amendment to Haringey Council's annual budget.

The 15 strong group of Councillors called for the Labour-lead Council’s expenditure on publicity to be capped at £1 million a year. This would have saved taxpayers £400,000 a year, which the Lib Dems advocated using to reverse plans to cut six police officers from the borough.

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‘A secret task force is the last thing Wards Corner needs'

Revelations of a secret task force working on the future of the Latin Market at Wards Corner, threaten to further intensify the controversy surrounding plans to rehouse the market.

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Haringey Liberal Democrats choose social justice campaigner as West Green candidate


Haringey Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for the West Green by-election that was triggered by the resignation of Labour’s Ishmael Osamor, following his conviction for possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply.

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