Tottenham Futures consultation

The Tottenham-wide consultation on LBH plans has now reported on its findings from the first phase of interviews. I’ll add the written reports in another post, or hopefully they will add those to their website.

Two meetings this week cover the SoTo area (it seems to divide along the High Road:

Tottenham Green/Seven Sisters/Bruce Grove
Monday 13th January | 6:30pm refreshments, 7pm – 9pm meeting
Holy Trinity (The Green CofE School) School Hall, Somerset Road, N17 9EJ. Entrance via High Road slip lane near car park and public toilets

Tottenham Hale/South Tottenham 

Wednesday 15th January | 6:30pm refreshments,
7pm – 9pm meeting
, venue as above, map here:

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Tottenham bus garage centenary celebrations

Arriva has a big fun day on July 20th to celebrate the centenary of the Tottenham bus garage. See their attached leaflet. It is a once-in-a-lifetime event, with lots of music, stalls, vintage buses and more. Funds raised will go to the North London Hospice. AND you can take a heritage bus to Waterloo for a donation to the Hospice. Great raffle prizes too. More info at

Do try to come along. Edwardian costume encouraged!! Go on, raid the dressing up box. [Does anyone have a straw boater I could borrow?]

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Haringey’s Social Housing Rights Under Attack

From HFRA:

Please fill in our simple consultation about higher social housing rents and 5-year tenancies:

NO to time-limited Council / Housing Association Tenancies! YES to secure tenancies.
NO to ‘Near-Market’ Rents in Social Housing! YES to genuinely-affordable rents.
FILL IN Our Online Consultation
DEMONSTRATE at the Civic Centre, Monday 15th July,  6.30pm

Haringey Council’s new ‘Tenancy Strategy’ would mean much higher rents for many newly-let properties – and 5-year tenancies for most new Council tenancies, in place of the right to permanent Secure tenancies that we have now. Continue reading

Music and film of the great radical spirit of Spain at HIC

Here are the details of July’s Haringey Independent Cinema.
We are devoting our July event to a celebration in music and film of the great radical spirit of Spain. It was the occupation of Madrid’s Puerta del Sol in May 2011 that kicked off the resistance to austerity in Europe, and since then Spanish social networks around the M-15 protests continue to inspire hope, just like the Spanish Social Revolution of 1936. Continue reading