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Thursday, June 23, 2016

Britain will go to the polls today to vote on whether or not to remain in the EU.

Your chance to quiz the seven top candidates running for Mayor of London in May is here.

Tottenham have been granted planning permission by Haringey Council for the club’s revised proposal for a new stadium.

Climate campaigners from Hornsey and Wood Green descended on Westminster to meet with new MP, Catherine West as part of a mass lobby of parliament.

A contingent from Haringey joined thousands of protesters who marched against government’s austerity measures in central London on Saturday.

Concerns have been raised after two senior members of Haringey Council’s learning disability staff left their posts at the same time, plunging the department into uncertainty.

Hornsey and Wood Green MP Catherine West compelled the government to tackle housing and wage inequality during her maiden speech in the House of Commons.

It is just over a month since Catherine West stormed to victory in Hornsey and Wood Green.

Haringey Council has come under fire for failing a teenage killer who stabbed a stranger to death in the street.

Simon Collins gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the evening of the election count at Alexandra Palace.

Both the Labour and Liberal Democrat groups on Haringey Council have made controversial changes to their leadership.

Concerns have been raised after Haringey Council revealed plans to scrap public meetings across the borough.

Catherine West passed up the chance to attend a glittering cocktail party in the gardens of Westminster Abbey to attend her first official engagement as the new MP for Hornsey and Wood Green on Tuesday night.

Former Hornsey and Wood Green MP Lynne Featherstone said she wishes the UK had a different voting system after her crushing 11,000-vote defeat at the hands of her Labour rival.

Most people predicted that Labour’s Catherine West would take Hornsey and Wood Green from the Liberal Democrats, but nobody expected her to return such a huge majority – not least West herself.

Haringey has been well and truly painted red as Labour romped to general election victory locally - David Lammy adding 6,500 votes to his lead and Catherine West kicking Lynne Featherstone into second by more than 11,000 votes.

Hornsey and Wood Green’s former MP Lynne Featherstone fell victim to a national swing against the Lib Dems tonight, losing the seat she held for ten years.

Hannah Al-Othman joined the Labour Party’s candidate on the streets of Muswell Hill this evening

First-time voters have been flocking to polling stations across Hornsey and Wood Green to make their mark for the first time.

Keep up-to-date with the latest local news from the election with our live coverage of the count for the Tottenham seat.

Keep up-to-date with the latest local news from the election with our live coverage of the count for the Hornsey and Wood Green seat.

All eyes will be on Hornsey and Wood Green today as almost 80,000 voters have their say in one of the most talked about battleground seats in the country.

Catherine West reflects on the campaign

Lynne Featherstone reflects on her campaign

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