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Hornsey High Street (Depot site) proposals for a new 20mph limit and the development plans at Park Road Leisure Centre are to be discussed at a meeting next Monday, 22nd July. At the meeting in Hornsey a question time session with the police borough commander for Haringey, Victor Olisa, will also be on the agenda. The […]

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Finsbury Park-Lib Dems call for action not more strategies

by Haringey Lib Dems on 10 July, 2013

Haringey Liberal Democrats have called for action from the local Labour-run council to support Finsbury Park. The Lib Dems are demanding the council work with neighbouring Islington council and local residents to improve the area instead of focusing on producing yet another new glossy policy document. The call follows the decision last week by Haringey Council […]

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Following Lib Dem politicians’ calls for action 20 roads will now be resurfaced or patched up.  The Lib Dem opposition has complained for years that the boroughs roads are in a dreadful state and have called on the Labour council to act.  Finally the council has admitted the scale of the problem and pumped an extra £1.5m […]

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A Local football player in the borough has expressed their disappointment and anger that Haringey Council has neglected local pitches so much that many are not useable. Despite Haringey having one of the biggest football clubs in the country, just a short distance from the Spurs ground are football pitches that are so boggy they […]

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Work to improve council homes across the borough may be seriously delayed due to legal errors at Haringey Council, which means the entire process of selecting a contractor for the work must start all over again. Over a thousand households living in council properties in Haringey were due to have their homes fixed this year […]

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The deadline for voting in Lynne Featherstone’s competition to find the best local independent shop in Hornsey & Wood Green is the end of May. There are three categories – best shop front, best customer service and best all round shop. Cllr Richard Wilson comments: In March, Katherine and I went around many of the independent shops on Weston […]

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Haringey Council have u-turned and will be consulting on implementing a borough wide 20mph zone having twice previously rejected the idea. Neighbouring Camden and Islington have already agreed to implement borough wide 20mph zones in their areas. The consultation on the proposals is due to be approved on 18th June when the idea will be […]

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Haringey Lib Dems welcome Crossrail 2 route

by Haringey Lib Dems on 14 May, 2013

Lib Dem transport spokesperson Cllr Jim Jenks comments on the Crossrail 2 proposals: “We fully support the Crossrail 2 regional option which would see Alexandra Palace and Tottenham getting far better transport links. This is the best option for the borough as it would relieve pressure on the Victoria and Piccadilly lines, making the daily commute […]

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Inderwick Road to be fixed up as a result of Lib Dem action

by Haringey Lib Dems on 29 April, 2013

Local people have long complained to local councillors about the state of the road surface, pavements and lighting in Inderwick Road.  Lib Dems councillors in the area jointly organised a petition with local resident Ben Myring to force the Labour council to take long-overdue action to fix up the road following years of neglect. Inderwick […]

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Commenting on the unacceptable state of some local council housing, Cllr Richard Wilson said: “I was visiting the Haringey Council block at 4 Mount View Road yesterday and was astonished at the state of the bins. Rubbish was scattered everywhere and was being blown around the whole street. I’ve reported the mess and asked Homes […]

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