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Barnet Council’s finances came under scrutiny last week as the fallout continued from the fraud that saw a Capita employee swindle £2m from council coffers.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Local Lib Dems have invoked arcane council rules to hold an extraordinary town hall meeting to hammer out Haringey’s position on Brexit.

Contractor Ryhurst is suing the Whittington Hospital over its decision to abandon a controversial regeneration deal.

A leading figure from a Jewish Labour Party group, who has suggested Zionists stopped Jews fleeing Germany before the Second World War, is due to speak to a Camden Labour meeting tonight.

Camden Council is set to name a new block of social flats in Somers Town in tribute to the late former cabinet minister Tessa Jowell.

Council tenants in Childs Hill are “panicked and scared” after being told their homes could be demolished to make way for new flats.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Ahead of their latest concert Michael Church asks members on one of the UK’s oldest choirs why it is ‘a community like no other’

Workers have reportedly been living on a construction site in Abercorn Estate in St John’s Wood.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Council tenants in Camden’s Harben Road estate claim they’ve been without heating or hot water more than 30 times this year.

A few weeks ago the “literati” of Crouch End were invited to celebrate the first birthday of our new Waterstones.

A Maida Vale councillor has called on Historic England to “urgently consider” listing the area’s famous recording studios after the BBC announced it was to close the building after over eighty years.

Homes for Haringey and Haringey Council have looked to calm fears that housing jobs they’re advertising do not signal the restart of the unpopular Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) project.

A left-right rift has opened up in the Hampstead and Kilburn Labour branch over reports that a minute’s silence for ex-councillor Tessa Jowell was disrupted.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Dame Tessa Jowell has been described as an “inspirational” politician with “unflinching tenacity” as friends and former colleagues shared heartfelt tributes following her death at the age of 70.

The Conservatives have taken back control of Labour target Barnet Council in what many say is a protest vote against the antisemitism controversy surrounding Jeremy Corbyn.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

The metallurgy graduate hopes she will have the steel to keep her Highgate seat, and the Green Party’s representation on Camden Council in next month’s election.

On anti-Semitism, parliament roared, but Jeremy Corbyn wasn’t listening.

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