Council News Archive - July 2021
Haringey Council launches ‘Be a Councillor’ campaign
People living and working in Haringey with passion for the borough are being invited to consider becoming councillors in a new council campaign.
Greening up our borough - Haringey Council joins Trees for Streets scheme
Haringey Council is one of the first UK councils to join the new National Street Tree Sponsorship Scheme, Trees for Streets, which aims to plant thousands of trees in streets across the borough thr
Daily contact testing expanded across critical sectors
Today (27 July), the government announced that workplace daily contact testing will be expanded to a total of 2,000 sites across England, with prisons, waste collection and defence among the critic
Leader statement - Recent incidents of localised flooding
Heavy rainfall led to localised flooding in Haringey on Sunday (25 July 2021), largely in the N8 and N15 areas of our borough.
Additional help and support heading to Haringey families in need
Families here in our borough who are at risk of falling into food or fuel poverty and who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will continue to be supported
Highgate Library closure
We’re saddened to report that owing to the recent spell of inclement weather, part of the ceiling of Highgate Library has collapsed.
Local community to shape delivery of sustainable workspaces and homes in South Tottenham
The local community will have a major say in plans to transform a site in South Tottenham with new workspaces, employment opportunities and high-quality council homes.
Residents set to benefit from major housing change
Children and young people across Haringey set to reap rewards
School Improvement support to help our schools improve attainment levels and raise standards even higher across the borough is set to continue after the council renewed the Haringey Education Partn
Approval given for 177 new council homes at council rents in Tottenham
Haringey’s exciting programme to deliver a new generation of council homes has taken another major step forward after approval was granted to acquire 177 homes at Hale Wharf, Tottenham Hale.
Keep Doing the Right Thing
Following the lifting of most remaining COVID-19 restriction on July 19, Haringey Council has launched a new campaign to guide residents on how to minimise their exposure to COVID-19.
The search for the borough’s best buildings is on
If you thought you’d missed out on the chance to nominate in the 2021 Haringey Design Awards, then we’ve got great news! Entries for nominations are now open until Friday 10 September.
Library Services update
Following a positive Covid-19 test at Marcus Garvey library, the children’s library is partially closed as a precautionary measure, until further notice.
Activation of Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP)
As temperatures are currently exceeding 28 degrees Celsius, we have triggered our SWEP and it will remain in place until tomorrow evening (20 July).
Roadmap for Haringey library services
Haringey Libraries has announced its roadmap for expanding in-person library services, based on the four-step plan set out by the government.
Major development of carbon neutral council homes in Tottenham moves a step closer
Leader’s visit to local businesses and schools affected by flooding
The Leader of Haringey Council, Cllr Peray Ahmet, and our Cabinet Member for Early Years, Children & Families, Cllr Zena Brabazon, have paid visits to businesses and schools affected by the loc
Residents have final say on plans to transform Love Lane Estate
Help secured for Haringey families affected by alcohol and substance reliance
Haringey children, young people and families affected by drug and alcohol misuse will continue to have access to specialist, targeted support and treatment services locally.
Leaseholders offered improved financial repayments on major works
Leader's statement - localised flooding
Cllr Peray Ahmet, Leader of Haringey Council, said:
Localised flooding - key information
Information for residents
More support and advice can be found in the leaflet issued by Public Health England and the Environment Agency:
Hat trick! Spurs to host third mass vaccination clinic
Summer fun with the Haringey Treasure Hunt
Residents across Haringey are in for a summer treat as we welcome everyone back to the High Streets and to encourage everyone to shop local once again.
Schools across Haringey set to receive £20m boost
Primary schools across the borough are set to receive crucial funding as Haringey Council invests nearly £20m in improvement works to benefit children and teaching staff in our educational settings
Don’t delay – Get your COVID-19 vaccine today!
A vaccination drive has been launched to ensure that everyone in Haringey, aged 18+ can get vaccinated at a time and a place that suits them.
Mayor of London visits the Cookbook Edible Library project at St Ann’s in Tottenham
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, along with Cllr Peray Ahmet, Leader of Haringey Council and Cllr Zena Brabazon, Cabinet Member for Early Years, Children and Families, saw how local families and yo
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