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Britain’s first Asian MP should be commemorated in Muswell Hill as part of the council’s Black Lives Matter review into public spaces, Haringey’s opposition says.

Haringey Council has rightly refuted national newspaper reports – based on flawed data – which suggested the borough was facing a local lockdown.

Cllr Matt White has been appointed Haringey Council’s cabinet member for corporate and civic services.

A community group providing 50,000 meals a week to the hungry in Haringey is crowdfunding to keep going, after the council announced it was ending its partnership as lockdown eases.

Camden Council is altering its roads as a result of Covid-19 – but the leader of the opposition says many changes aren’t wanted – or needed.

Finding himself holding the government to account in the worst crisis of a generation, Sir Keir Starmer says his first three months as leader of the opposition have been a “roller-coaster journey”.

Haringey Council has U-turned on plans to redevelop a terrace in Muswell Hill despite spending £2.15 million on one of the houses.

With plans for a tower block in Swiss Cottage “paused”, the boss of a local community centre which should be getting a new HQ when the building is finished has called for clarity.

Haringey Council’s delay to replace its cabinet member responsible for emergency planning has left a “leadership vacuum at a crucial time”, warns the opposition.

Holborn and St Pancras’ MP Sir Keir Starmer has urged the Jewish community “to look at the steps I’m taking” following the sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet for sharing what he called an antisemitic conspiracy theory.

“If there’s no further funding and the forecasts remain as we are expecting, the reserves won’t be able to see us through to 2021.”

Swiss Cottage community centre the Winch is hoping a “support our summer” fundraising drive can help raise funds to give vulnerable families much-needed support as the coronavirus lockdown eases.

A Muswell Hill councillor has called on Haringey Council to commit to its own review of the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on BAME individuals, saying this is necessary to “rectify deficiencies” in central government’s response to the virus.

Camden residents are concerned about where to find trustworthy Covid-19 information – and report that their mental health has been badly impacted by the coronavirus lockdown.

Haringey’s Liberal Democrat opposition leader is standing down due to the “increasing difficulty” of spearheading her party alongside “family commitments”.

Environmental campaigners are backing Haringey’s proposed parking hikes – but Muswell Hill and Crouch End businesses say they will “discourage shoppers” and “force the average person to pay more”.

Labour leader Keir Starmer believes young people who are at risk of committing violent crime may be falling under the radar during the coronavirus lockdown.

Street names in Haringey with links to racism and colonialism could be changed in the wake of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations.

Westminster will roll out a borough-wide 20mph speed limit as London returns to the roads following the latest round of lockdown easing.

A judicial review in the high court is being sought over the failure of the director of public prosecutions (DPP) to investigate alleged breaches of lockdown rules by the prime minister’s adviser, Dominic Cummings.

Camden Council turned green for Grenfell on Sunday night to mark the 72 lives lost in the tragic tower block fire on its third anniversary.

A campaign to rename Rhodes Avenue Primary School and Rhodes Avenue in Muswell Hill has been boosted the backing of a local MP, while Haringey Council are set to review place, street and building names across the borough.

A cross-party review in Camden will reexamine the statues, monuments and place names around the borough.

Camden Council has officially adopted what it’s called a “bold” climate action plan, which will see every decision the council make evaluated against its environmental impact and whether or not it mitigates the climate emergency.

A Willesden Green man has launched a crowdfunder to pay for a judicial review into why Dominic Cummings has not been penalised for breaking lockdown laws.


The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

Childcare specialists myTamarin take a look at the childcare options available this summer

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