Ban the board blight

Opposition Lib Dem councillors are urging Haringey Council to immediately follow the lead of their neighbours in Camden and crack down on estate agents' boards.

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Sending a letter is no substitute for decent sick pay for care workers

Labour councillors have voted down a proposal by Lib Dem councillors to ensure that contracted care workers have the same entitlement to sick pay as Council staff. They opted instead to write a letter to the Government on the issue.

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Coronavirus Update (17th July 2020)

Our fortnightly COVID-19 update for the 17th July includes:

  1. Haringey & London Response Update
    1. Haringey Council to publish weekly COVID-19 figures
    2. Free School Meals - Apply Now
    3. Good mental health
    4. Update on Lidos and Leisure Centres
    5. Update on Libraries
    6. Update on Sports Courts
    7. Update on playgrounds, outdoor gyms & paddling pools
    8. Holiday Fun in Haringey
    9. Warning for businesses to follow Covid-19 guidelines
    10. Electric Vehicle Charging Points
    11. Haringey Book of Rememberance launched
    12. Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund
    13. Local Food Banks still require urgent donations
    14. Volunteering opportunities for local residents
    15. Telephone befriending service
  2. Our Haringey Giving appeal
  3. How you can contact us
  4. National Response Update
    1. Face masks and coverings to be compulsary in shops from 24 July
    2. Changes to lockdown - from 11 July
    3. Shielding to be paused from 1st August
    4. Government jobs package announcement
    5. Plans announced for return to full-time education
    6. Self-isolating restrictions after overseas travel - update
    7. FCO travel advice and your stay abroad
    8. Driving lessons, theory tests and driving tests to restart
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Why the delay in acting on empty homes?

An open letter from Cllr Dawn Barnes

It cannot be right that there are nearly 2,000 homes empty in Haringey when so many people desperately need homes. Therefore, I am glad that Haringey Council has decided that it will start to use Empty Dwelling Management Orders (EDMOs) as a tool to bring them back into use.

The power to issue EDMOs has been available since 2006, yet the Labour councillors who run Haringey Council have until now refused to use this power, even though the problems of homelessness and empty properties are hardly new.

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Haringey says no to facial recognition surveillance

Councillors have voted to tell the Government, Met and Mayor of London to keep live facial recognition out of Haringey.

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Tackle racial inequality, miseducation and disadvantage in school system

Two Lib Dem councillors from Haringey are supporting a major new campaign to redress racial bias in education.

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Coronavirus Update (3rd July 2020)

Our fortnightly update for the 3rd July includes:

  1. Haringey & London Response Update
    1. Update on COVID-19 "spike" in Haringey
    2. Haringey's Outbreak Management Plan
    3. Reopening Haringey's Sports Courts
    4. Businesses urged to keep following COVID-19 guidance
    5. Haringey businesses warned over COVID-19 testing scam
    6. Update on Libraries
    7. Support for those at risk of domestic abuse
    8. Reminder that Parking Enforcement set to resume imminently
    9. Congestion Charge changes
    10. Celebrating Haringey's unsung Heroes
    11. Local Food Banks still require urgent donations
    12. Volunteering opportunities for local residents
    13. Telephone befriending service
  2. Our Haringey Giving appeal
  3. How you can contact us
  4. National Response Update
    1. Changes to lockdown - from 4 July
    2. Updated social distancing guidance - from 4 July
    3. Shielding update - including translations and accessible formats
    4. New legislation set to be passed by Government for outside dining
    5. The NHS is open to support you
    6. Marie Curie Bereavement support
    7. MOT testing to be reintroduced
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