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

UK housing policy has increasingly failed since the 1980s to provide homes at truly affordable rents that can be paid by low income tenants.

It's that time of year again: the countdown to Christmas has begun.

Proposals to make people show photo identification before they can vote are back. It's one more attack on our democracy from Boris Johnson, aimed at disenfranchising thousands, if not millions, of people.

How do you make an Eton Mess? It may sound like a bad joke, but the toxic ingredients of Brexit, created by Cameron, peppered by Rees-Mogg and baked by fellow Etonian schoolboy Boris, are still only being revealed to us.

Many people have a single issue they care most about. Not councils. We need to house people, care for people, empower people, support our residents, protect the environment and build an economy that works for everybody.

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

This Thursday (October 10), developers Essential Living (EL) are holding a public meeting on an entirely new Construction Management Plan (CMP) to build their 100 Avenue Road, 24-story skyscraper, using Swiss Cottage open space and parkland.

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

It is a busy time for the Jewish community at the moment.

If you listened to Conservative ministers speaking at their party conference in Manchester this week, you could be forgiven for thinking that the government was on the brink of securing a breakthrough on Brexit. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth.

Who could have imagined that in Britain in 2019 we would have Prime Minister Boris Johnson openly suggesting defying the law to push through a "no deal" Brexit that his own government predicts would lead to food, medicine and fuel shortages, the return of a hard-border with Ireland, a meltdown at ports and thousands of job losses?

The Supreme Court has taken a giant step for democracy and for mankind, pronouncing that PM Johnson lied to our country.

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

You would have thought that the central government review of High Speed 2 (HS2) under Oakervee, reporting in the autumn, would spell some respite for the destruction around Euston.

Last Tuesday, something very rare happened in a grey conference room in Camden's temporary town hall. For the first time since Labour took power in Camden in 2010, the administration had a decision formally overturned.

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

In her widely acclaimed new book, What Dementia Teaches Us About Love, author Nicci Gerrard observes that dementia is "a disease that progresses out of sight" - in kitchens and bedrooms, hospitals and care homes.

Events in parliament may be moving at break-neck speed, but my position on Brexit has remained consistent throughout.

On September 6, about 6.50am, I was nudged and woken up with news of the death of Zimbabwe's first president, Robert Gabriel Mugabe.

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

The front seat on the top deck of a 41 bus trundling down Crouch End Hill offers one of the loveliest vistas in London. The avenue of trees frames Crouch End as it opens out below.

The summer holiday is a great opportunity to spend some quality time with the family, as well as a perfect time for some good reading.

I couldn't have been prouder of Camden residents who came to the Defend Democracy Protest in Russell Square this last weekend.

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

We have had the hottest July ever both globally and in the UK, where at one point the temperature reached a never before seen 38.7C.

Hornsey Pensioner Action Group is proud of those members now in their 80s and 90s who took action to oppose what they thought was wrong.

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