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  • Haringey Council to freeze its element of council tax in 2013

    By JulieGK at 13:34 on 26/10/12
    Haringey Council has announced that it will freeze its council tax element next year.
    Highgate council tax: Haringey Council has announced that it will freeze its council tax element next year. The commitment, announced this morning, means a fourth consecutive year of council tax freeze in Haringey and underlines the council's commitment to supporting squeezed families. The decision comes in the wake of figures released by the Office for National Statistics that revealed incomes have fallen by an average of 13% since...
  • Only a few days left to nominate your community hero to win Olympic tickets

    By JulieGK at 09:07 on 01/05/12

Nominate a community hero and win Olympic tickets.
    If you want to nominate a 'Community Hero' to receive one of Islington Council's 209 tickets for London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games events you only have until May 7. Any borough resident can make a nomination - of themselves or others. Simply tell the council why your nominee deserves a free ticket to what's being called 'The Greatest Show on Earth'. The 'once in a lifetime' ticket offer follows a strong response from local...
  • Out with the old rubbish - new recycling measures rolled out in Highgate

    By LiseS at 17:57 on 19/02/12
    Old style: these recycling boxes will make way for new large recycling bins over the coming weeks
    Homes in Highgate, Crouch End and other areas of Haringey will soon be receiving new, larger recycling bins in a bid to encourage more domestic recyling as the council moves to fortnightly general waste collections. Councillors hope to save almost a million pounds a year by cutting collections and promoting recycling, which is cheaper than landfill. The new bins, which replace existing recycling boxes, have a hefty 240 litre capacity...
  • Ashmount School consultation begins

    By LiseS at 20:00 on 08/02/12
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    Islington Council has started a consultation on the future of the site of Ashmount School in Crouch Hill. The school will relocate to a new site in Crouch Hill in October 2012 and the current site will become vacant. The council is consulting on a planning brief for new homes, including affordable social housing, in the Whitehall Park Conservation Area.Cllr Paul Convery, executive member for regeneration, planning, transport and...
  • Haringey council tax set to be frozen again

    By LiseS at 17:05 on 04/02/12
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    Haringey council has announced proposals of this Tuesday's cabinet meeting, which will discuss the budget for next year, to leave council tax at the same level for the third year in a row. The council has heard concerns from residents about the rise in living costs, particularly travel costs, and is keen to do what it can to ease the strain on local people's purses this year. Cllr Joe Goldberg, cabinet member for finance, says,...

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