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Friday, December 12, 2014

The chairman of the Tottenham Conservatives on the successes of coalition government, the Tory rival to David Lammy, and breastfeeding in cafés.

The Labour candidate for Hornsey and Wood Green on the triumphs of the Human Rights Act - and why the Tories would be foolish to repeal it.

The Hornsey Pensioners’ Action Group stalwart on the extraordinary contribution older people make to the economy and wider society - and how little they take.

In his latest exclusive blog, Tottenham MP David Lammy reveals the damaging effect of GP shortages on his constituents’ lives, and what he intends to do about it.

The chairman of the Tottenham Conservatives on ‘our’ NHS, fundraising, schools’ success and election selection.

The Green Party’s General Election candidate for Tottenham says the council leader should listen to residents first instead of fashioning the budgetary noose and handing it over.

The Green Party’s Emily Darko, one of its candidate in the recent elections for St Ann’s ward, takes a closer look at the controversial proposals for the St Ann’s Hospital site.

The Hornsey and Wood Green MP outlines why a visit to her annual apprenticeship event will be a wise move for those looking for a head start in their careers.

In his latest blog the Tottenham MP sings the praises of libraries and argues they remain of central importance to our increasingly digital society.

In her latest blog, the Mayor of Haringey looks back on the close of another year of charitable and civic activities from Spurs to youth council - and reveals how she kicked off 2014.

Vet Steve Gosling, of the London centre of Wood Green, The Animals Charity, gives advice on the safe way of giving festive treats to your pets - and what to avoid.

Lauritz Hansen-Bay and Janet Shapiro, of the Hornsey Pensioners Action Group (HPAG), explain why everyone should be paying attention to changes in how health services are commissioned.

In his second blog for the Tottenham & Wood Green Journal, the former Tottenham Conservatives chairman challenges Transport for London to be more flexible, for the sake of part-time and low-paid commuters.

In the first of his blogs for the Tottenham & Wood Green Journal, the former Tottenham Conservatives chairman argues for a sea-change in the way retailers think, to save themselves and our high streets.

Civil rights legend Reverend Jesse Jackson will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech with a free talk at Tottenham’s Bernie Grant Arts Centre.

The Tottenham Journal looks at the history and contemporary meaning of Yid, and asks whether Spurs fans should use it at all.

The man who could lead Labour to victory over Liberal Democrat Lynne Featherstone at the next election issued a battle cry this week, as he was voted in as chairman of the group.

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