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Haringey’s Lib Dem opposition has called for “transparency” over funding for the possible multi-million pound deal between Fortismere School and Haringey Council.

“Forty years. I tell you what – it seems like a lifetime, it really does.”

The last 12 months have seen heartening tales of community action interspersed with trauma, tragedy and political intrigue. Harry Taylor and Sam Volpe take a look back at the biggest stories we’ve brought you in 2018 – and a couple of the weirdest, too.

Fears of rising knife crime dominated a community meeting held in West Hampstead last night, while local police called on vigilant locals to help them do their jobs by making sure to report crime.

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

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

Dawn Barnes will be looking to upset the odds as she has been reselected as Lib Dem candidate for the Hornsey and Wood Green seat.

Camden Council has backed calls for a second referendum on Brexit, with councillors overwhelmingly supporting a motion last night.

Altered plans for the controversial development of 100 Avenue Road in Swiss Cottage won’t go before Camden Council’s planning committee – after council officers defied councillors and approved them.

Camden Remainers were out in force at the weekend, as they joined the march for a second referendum on Brexit.

Ten Lib Dem councillors have called for the Royal Mail to ask customers their thoughts about the planned closure of the Muswell Hill delivery office.

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

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

The new Co-op in Belsize Village is set to go ahead, despite a meeting between Lib Dem Belsize councillors and the supermarket giant.

In May 2018 we grew our Lib Dem Opposition group on Haringey Council from eight to 15 councillors.

Haringey councillors on Monday voted to block a planning application neighbours had said would threaten the unique character of a century-old street.

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

The Labour Party have met expectations and kept control of Haringey Council, however their majority has been reduced by a Lib Dem surge.

Camden Labour defied their nerves early in the night to take three seats from the Conservative Party, with one ward still yet to declare.

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.

Join Harry Taylor and Jessica Frank-Keyes for news and results as they come in live from 10.30pm at Somers Town Community Sports Centre.

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

Flick Rea is a fairly unique councillor, even it comes to Camden Council.

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