On August 9th, we published an open letter to FEC. The letter was cc’d to Emma Williamson, the Assistant Director of planning at Haringey. Emma has sent the below response to our e mail confirming that the consultation period has … Continue reading
Today we have sent the following letter to FEC in response to their planning application for Hornsey Town Hall. Jason Arthur, Natan Doron & Sarah Elliott Haringey Council River Park House, 225 High Road, Wood Green, N22 8HQ TO: John … Continue reading
As a borough, Haringey is taking the lead in London on the refugee crisis. At the moment, Haringey is currently supporting 46 unaccompanied asylum seeking children. These include 3 children from Calais who arrived earlier in the month under the ‘Dubs Amendment’. On 15th November, Haringey’s Cabinet announced a plan to resettle a further 10 Syrian refugee families into the borough.
However, government support for accommodating Syrian refugees is limited to Local Housing Allowance. That’s why the Council is looking for Haringey residents who are able to help out and accept a rate which is likely to be less than they would get from renting their property privately.
If you, or any other Crouch Enders you know, have an empty property and are able and willing to house a Syrian refugee family at Local Housing Allowance rates, please do let the Council know. It has been horrifying to see the unfolding tragedy in Syria, so anything we can do to help would be great. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8489 4527.
You can read a bit about the efforts of Haringey and other London councils to welcome refugees and the challenges they face here: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/davehillblog/2016/nov/16/haringey-to-welcome-syrian-refugees-as-london-struggles-to-take-its-share
Jason, Natan and Sarah are your hardworking local Labour Cllrs.
Since we were elected in 2014 we’ve seen:
- Hornsey Town Hall open again with progress made towards finding a sustainable future for the building
- £8million invested in Park Road leisure centre including the protection of the much-loved diving board
- Over £14,000 invested in community groups in Crouch End to provide services for the disabled, protection of green spaces and to support art and culture including the Crouch End Festival
- Over £1million for roads and pavements with 56 roads designated as 20mph and almost 150 new street lights
- Waiting times for Homes for Haringey repairs reduced from 23 to 12 days in Crouch End
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This record was a major reason why former leader of the Haringey Lib Dems Sarah Elliott has joined the Labour Party. This means we now have three Labour Cllrs in Crouch End. You can read Sarah’s statement about joining Labour here.
We’ve reached a major milestone in the procurement process to secure a viable future for Hornsey Town Hall Continue reading
Working with Martin we’ve decided to call a public meeting to update residents on crime and safety in Crouch End, providing local people a chance to raise concerns and for the police to tell us how we can help fight crime.
So please come along on 26th October 2016 at 7pm. The meeting will be held in the old council chamber in Hornsey Town Hall.
It has become increasingly clear to me that the Liberal Democrats on Haringey Council have been too fast to talk our area down and too slow to put together an alternative sensible, strategic and relevant policy platform for local people as we fight against this Tory government.
Since the EU referendum result was announced there have been alarming reports of increases in the number of hate crimes taking place in Britain. As your local Labour councillors in Crouch End we totally condemn such hate crimes. That’s why … Continue reading
When we were elected in Crouch End it was as the first Labour councillors in the ward since 2002. And in the two years since our election we’ve seen: Hornsey Town Hall open again with progress made towards finding a … Continue reading
It’s been a busy few months since we were elected. Here is an overview of what has been going on. Hornsey Town Hall reopens One of our main pledges in the election campaign was to get more happening in the process … Continue reading
“We’ve been running Indish in Crouch End for 18 years and are very proud to be part of the community. Local businesses, especially the independents, are important for this community to continue to stay vibrant, and to this end we give our support to Jason, Natan and Lourdes to make sure Crouch End carries on being the exciting cultural hub of this borough” Melanie and Kasha, Indish, Crouch End
“Jason Arthur, Natan Doron and Lourdes Keever represent the best of Crouch End, its vitality and diversity, creativity and passion for social justice. They will make superb councillors committed to representing the best interests of our community on Haringey council.” Linda Grant, novelist, journalist, winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, Crouch End resident
“I recently ran the London Marathon raising money and support for Shelter, because I care about helping those less fortunate than myself. Crouch End needs politicians who feel the same. That’s why I’m supporting Jason, Natan and Lourdes to make Crouch End Labour again.” Tad MacDonald, Musician, Crouch End resident for 26 years
“I’ve lived in Crouch End for almost 50 years. I know that Jason, Natan and Lourdes are hardworking local people and I think they would make excellent councillors for Crouch End.” Doreen Jones, retired, Crouch End resident for 48 years
These are just four of the many people in Crouch End who are getting behind Jason, Natan and Lourdes’ positive vision for Crouch End. You can join them by using all three of your votes in the council elections for Labour tomorrow.