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Friday, June 23, 2017

Hundreds of anxious residents of the Chalcots estate packed a heated public meeting following the revelations that their 717 tower block homes are a potential fire trap.

The Ham&High would like to hear from people living in temporary accommodation in Camden and Haringey - such as hostels or bed and breakfasts.

Tulip Siddiq used her general election victory speech to reasssure the Jewish community that she recognised there are issues in the Labour Party,

The Conservative Party’s Mike Freer won a third term in Finchley and Golders Green last night, but his majority has been slashed.

With no party winning an overall majority during this election, we now have what is called a hung parliament. But what exactly does that mean?

Labour were celebrating general election victories in both Hampstead and Kilburn, and Holborn and St Pancras where both Labour’s Tulip Siddiq and Keir Starmer increased their majorities.

Labour’s Catherine West has stormed to victory in Hornsey and Wood Green - retaking the seat she won for the first time in 2015 with a hugely increased majority.

The polls are open and the Ham&High and Broadway teams are here to follow the local story of the general election as it unfolds in some of the most fiercely-contested seats in the land.

Almost 3,000 new voters have registered in Hampstead and Kilburn this year – in a key seat where Labour beat the Conservatives by just 1,138 votes in 2015.

The Conservatives have outstripped Labour in their use of Facebook dark adverts to try and influence votes in Hampstead and Kilburn, the Ham&High can reveal.

Heels to rival Theresa May’s hit the campaign trail today days ahead of the general election.

A man who started his first business at the age of 14 and who has dedicated his life to entrepreneurialism is hoping to turn Holborn and St Pancras blue.

A tax on salt, scrapping Trident and adding a penny to income tax were three solutions to the social care crisis put forward in a general election hustings yesterday.

Holborn and St Pancras Labour candidate Keir Starmer visited Kentish Town City Farm today to meet his daughter’s favourite horse, chat with volunteers and discuss the upcoming election.

Haringey Council bosses are under fire after spending almost £44,000 visiting a French Riviera real estate conference.

A developer’s plans for Grade II listed Hornsey Town Hall have sparked concerns.

The English Democrats candidate for Holborn and St Pancras wants to give England its own parliament, “properly” celebrate St George’s Day and open a 24/7 NHS animal hospital.

An independent candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn has devoted his campaign to pushing for a “smarter Brexit”.

General election candidates will be in hot debate again during a hustings focused on the social care crisis next week.

Whatever your view on politics or politicians, the only way to have it heard is by voting – and time is running out to register.

The Ukip candidate for Hornsey and Wood Green has called for a war against female genital mutiliation and the restoration of the death penalty while upholding Christian values and the freedom of speech.

Members of the public will get a glimpse of plans for Hornsey Town Hall as they are unveiled this week ahead of a proposed multi-million pound redevelopment.

An election candidate for the Women’s Equality Party has dismissed allegations she is anti-feminist as “ridiculous”.

Nick Clegg visited Muswell Hill today to urge residents to vote for the Liberal Democrats because Labour has “thrown the towel in” on the EU.

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