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Local residents organise to create “community pub”

July 16, 2013

Local residents in Tottenham are organising to try and prevent the Antwerp Arms from being shut down, and to turn it into a community pub. They are holding a public meeting on Monday 22 July at the Lancasterian School, N17, from 18:00 to 19:00 so that people can find out more.

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IT’S OUR TOTTENHAM! STREET ASSEMBLY – 12 noon, Wards Corner Market, Tottenham High Road, N15

July 2, 2013

The Council, backed by property developers and big business, are promoting their ‘Plan for Tottenham’. They want to force us to accept large-scale profit-driven development, increased rents, more unaffordable housing – and the loss of some independent local shops and community facilities. This will seriously affect our lives and our communities, and rising rents will […]

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Parents and teachers call for support in opposing proposal to turn local school into an academy

November 9, 2012

Teachers and parents at Heartlands High School in Wood Green are organising to oppose a move by the school’s Governing Body to “further investigate” converting to academy status, and they are calling for more support. One of those against the Governing Body’s proposal, who did not want to be named, told Haringey Solidarity Group that […]

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Mass walkout at meeting as Grainger stonewalls Wards Corner concerns

May 31, 2012

The council-run Development Management Forum, for Grainger’s resubmitted Wards Corner site planning application, ended abruptly on Wednesday night. Members of the public walked out when it became clear there was no one present who could answer their questions. Two hundred people from many parts of Tottenham’s local community came to express their views about this […]

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IDS challenged at workfare protest in Tottenham

March 5, 2012

Hearing that Iain Duncan-Smith (the secretary of state for work and pensions) was due to address a conference in tottenham this morning, ‘boycott workfare’ and ‘youthfightforjobs’ organised a protest outside the venue. he arrived late, and walked up to the door shouting that “workfare is a brilliant scheme”. when challenged over public statements, he refused […]

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Occupy Local Communities

November 15, 2011

by Kwadwo Kari-Kari “All day, all week, we sleep on London’s freezing streets.” – Occupy LSX placard Let me start with a confession: I have not spent a single night sleeping at any of the occupations. If that appalls you I can only apologise, but I was one of two protesters that successfully “occupied” Paternoster […]

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Launch of Tottenham Defence Campaign

September 30, 2011

The Tottenham-based families of Mark Duggan, Roger Sylvester, Cynthia Jarrett and Joy Gardner – whose loved ones all died following detention by police officers – will speak at a press conference for the launch of the Tottenham Defence Campaign on Wednesday 5th October. This is two months since the shooting of Mark Duggan and the […]

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3000 attend North London Unity Assembly demo

Unity March

August 14, 2011

3,000 march through Hackney & Haringey on Saturday 13th August to demand: Give Our Kids A Future! On Saturday 13th August, 3,000 people of all ages and backgrounds, mainly from Hackney and Haringey, but with additional support from all around London, marched from Gillet Square, Dalston in Hackney, to Tottenham Green in Haringey.

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North London Unity Assembly demo, Sat 13 Aug

August 12, 2011

Give Our Kids A Future! Saturday 13th August, 1pmAssemble Gillett Square, Dalston, N16. March to Tottenham Green, N15 Our communities need a united response to both the riots and the causes of despair and frustration that can result in riots. We call for: – A culture of valuing, not demonising, youth and unemployed people– Support […]

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Tottenham riots – Stafford Scott interview

August 8, 2011

A fair few of us from Haringey Solidarity Group saw, at first hand, events in Tottenham on Saturday night, sending live updates via our Twitter account (_HSG_), and once we’ve caught up on our sleep we’ll probably post something here. In the meantime, here is a link to an interview with Stafford Scott, self-described “active […]

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