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Haringey Council

Tottenham reach funding agreement over new stadium

Tottenham have moved one step closer to achieving their aim of building a new stadium next to White Hart Lane after revealing they have reached a new funding agreement with London Mayor Boris Johnson and Haringey Council.

Sharon Shoesmith sacking ruling challenged

The Department for Education confirmed today that it is seeking an appeal at the Supreme Court against the Court of Appeal ruling that Sharon Shoesmith was unfairly sacked following the Baby P tragedy.

'Up to £1m payout' for Sharon Shoesmith

Sharon Shoesmith could be in line for a massive compensation payout following today's Court of Appeal ruling that she was unfairly sacked following the Baby P tragedy.

Mayor backs Tottenham stadium plans

Tottenham today cleared what could be the final hurdle in their bid to redevelop White Hart Lane after the London Mayor gave their plans the green light.

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Shoesmith's sacking was lawful, rules High Court

A council leader accused of presiding over a culture of "dangerous incompetence" which contributed to the death of Baby Peter was fairly removed from her post by the Children's Secretary, Ed Balls, the High Court ruled yesterday.

Baby P council chief loses sacking battle

The decision by Children's Secretary Ed Balls to strip former children's services chief Sharon Shoesmith of her post following the death of Baby P was upheld by the High Court today.

Tottenham stadium application not backed

Tottenham's hopes for a new stadium have received a blow after the Government's architectural watchdog refused to fully support the club's Northumberland Development Project.