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Eviction action success

outside Apex House

January 24, 2010

Last week, Haringey Solidarity Group took action with M, a Haringey mother, facing eviction from a private tenancy. The council had finally agreed to house her, but would not do so until she had been physically evicted. M just wanted a few days’ notice to make arrangements, and to put her mind at rest.

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Sustainable Haringey: Countdown to Copenhagen

November 27, 2009

Residents call for effective global action at the coming Copenhagen summit in response to the threat of climate change Campaigners in North London are mobilising for the national demonstration on December 5th, followed by a Low Carbon/Sustainability Fortnight of local events here during the summit Public meeting calls for a transition to a fair and sustainable […]

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Reflections of the Ford Visteon support group

November 17, 2009

Ford Visteon Workers occupation and picket April/May 2009 – the role and activities of the Enfield Support Group The Ford Visteon Workers (Enfield) Support Group (SG) was formed to give solidarity and support to the Enfield Ford Visteon workers who first occupied, then picketed their factory for six weeks in April/May 2009. A few members of […]

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Haringey Claimants Action Group

October 20, 2009

A claimants’ support group was set up in Haringey in October 2009. Anyone who is claiming benefits (not just the unemployed) is welcome to join us. We can be contacted at claimants@nullharingey.org.uk Benefits are a right  – not a privilege! 

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Haringey postal workers support group launched

October 20, 2009

Postal workers, including all those in Haringey, are defending their wages and conditions, defending the Post Office as a public service against privatisation, and defending the right of workers to organise in the face of management bullying and efforts to break the Union. Royal Mail, the Government and most of the media were on the […]

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Tottenham sheltered housing tenants fight eviction

September 29, 2009

“We don’t want to move!”, say sheltered housing tenants Elderly tenants met in Tottenham on Wednesday, 26th August, to launch a campaign to save their homes at four sheltered housing schemes: Campbell Court, N17 – 49 flatsLarkspur Close, N17 – 36 flatsProtheroe House, N17 – 47 flatsStokley Court, Hornsey – 47 flats The four schemes […]

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Haringey-wide coalition launched to defend health services

September 17, 2009

At a well-attended borough-wide meeting of health activists in early September, it was agreed by unanimous vote that the two previous health cuts campaigns – Better Local Healthcare and Stop Haringey Health Cuts Coalition – would work together as a coalition under the name ‘Defend Haringey’s Health Services’.  Effectively this means that the Stop Haringey […]

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Haringey joins the Climate Camp

Climate Camp 2009

August 26, 2009

On Wednesday afternoon over 1,000 people, including a sizeable Haringey contingent, took over common land and set up the London Camp For Climate Action. Thousands more are expected to join in a week of discussions, collective sustainable living, fun for all ages, protests and direct action for a sustainable society. If you are coming from […]

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HSG Natwest Bank Protest: Report

August 18, 2009

On Saturday 1st August, Haringey Solidarity Group organised a protest outside the Natwest Bank in Wood Green.  NatWest and Lloyds Banking Group have been bailed out with £70bn of our money, and it’s reckoned that the overall cost of propping up the banking system will be £130bn –that’s almost £5,000 for every household in Britain. […]

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Support the tube workers’ 48-hour strike

June 9, 2009

Since March this year, RMT (tube workers’ union) has been initiating an industrial action campaign for decent pay, against job cuts, and to stop management persecuting staff and breaking their own policies. They will be holding a 48-hour strike from 7pm on Tues 9 June to 7pm on Thurs 11 June.

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