The Independent London Newspaper
22nd August 2017

Camden Town

    Toilet in Camden Town is the second most used in Europe

    Jonathan Simpson said the toilet was a 'Camden success story'

    Published: 3 February, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A POP-UP toilet in Camden Town is the second-most used in Europe, with approx­imately 500 visits per weekend, Camden Council has said.

    Occupy activist Tom Palmer feared police protest spies before sudden drug death, inquest hears

    Tom Palmer had camped near Camden Lock

    Published: 2 February, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE mother of a prolific activist told an inquest into her son’s death from a drug overdose that his paranoia over state surveillance was “exacerbated and heightened” by undercove

    Plaque unveiled to Madness at Dublin Castle pub

    Published: 2 February, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    MADNESS having a pint in the Dublin Castle?

    Police could deploy drone cameras as Camden identified as a 'good pilot site'

    Catherine Roper

    DCS Roper said Camden would be a 'good place to trial drones'

    Published: 27 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    CRIME hotspots in Camden could be among the first areas to see drone surveillance cameras deployed by police. 

    Police start arresting users of spice as street drug is upgraded to a 'Class B' substance

    Spice, formerly a ‘legal high’, is considered ‘very unpredictable and dangerous’

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    USERS of highly-addictive synthetic cannabis are being arrested on the streets of Camden for the first time following a controversial change in the law which has been criticised for criminalising t

    End of an era for Camden Town's pub scene as Quinn's landlord dies aged 94

    Pat Quinn, who passed away this week, and wife Margaret after winning a lifetime achievement award from licensees

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    IT is a pub of local legend, an alehouse which steadfastly retained its traditional charm while others in Camden Town were enduring gastropub makeovers.

    Soup kitchen set up to help the homeless searches for new premises after being told it must leave council building

    Jon Glakin helps to run Streets Kitchen from a vacant council building

    Jon Glakin helps to run Streets Kitchen from a vacant council building

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SOUP kitchen for rough sleepers that is run by volunteers could be made homeless next week as their ­head­quarters in Kentish Town are readied for building works. 

    Bishop of London blesses school's building work

    The Bishop of London at Holy Trinity and St Silas

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    The Bishop of London has made a rare trip to a Camden Town school to give his blessing to recently completed building work. 

    Public exhibition reveals how new entrance to Camden Town Underground could look

    TfL's plans for a new site in Buck Street

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A MAJOR facelift for Camden Town, this is how City Hall hopes to finally solve the Underground station’s chronic overcrowding problems.

    Fresh bid to re-open famous Black Cap bar is unveiled

    The Black Cap

    Published: 18 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE famous Black Cap – which has been empty in Camden Town for nearly two years – could reopen as a gay pub sharing its space with a theatre company. 

    50 metre tree in Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig's back garden faces chop over root cracks

    The tree in Camden Town and Daniel Craig and wife Rachel Weisz [Pic: Georges Bard]

    Published: 11 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    A SOARING plane tree in the back garden of Hollywood stars Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig is under threat after a neighbour claimed its roots are damaging their home.

    Vacancy at Camden New Journal: Reporter

    Published: 9 January, 2016

    THE Camden New Journal is looking to hire a full-time reporter.
     

    Residents warn: 'Safer' route through Camden Town will actually put cyclists at risk

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    A NEW route for cyclists between Camden Town and Regent’s Park is at the centre of a debate over whether it will improve road safety.

    Owners of famous Koko nightclub want to build boutique hotel next door

    A cupola on the former Camden Palace's dome roof will be reintated [Pic Archer Humphryes Architects]

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE owners of KOKO nightclub have unveiled plans to build a boutique hotel on top of a disused pub as part of an overhaul of the Camden Town venue.

    Man dies in fire tragedy on Boxing Day

    The damaged flat in Hawley Road

    Published: 29 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN and ELLA JESSEL

    DETECTIVES are investigating the circumstances behind a fire which killed a man in a Boxing Day blaze at his home in Camden Town.