The Independent London Newspaper
23rd April 2019

Camden Town

    Former mayor of Barnet watches in court as his company pleads guilty to housing offences

    Rat droppings found by council officials in the house in Hurdwick Place

    Published: 15 December, 2016
    EXCLUSIVE by WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PROPERTY firm whose partners include a Tory politician has been fined for illegally letting out a terraced house where 14 people were found sharing a single kitchen and pest-control experts were

    Opposition builds to 700-home development lined up for Chalk Farm supermarket site

    Early impressions of what the redeveloped Morrison's site could look like

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A ROW is brewing between residents of Primrose Hill and a supermarket giant over its plans to build a “brutal mini-city” of 700 homes for “City slickers” in Chalk Farm.

    Market traders sell tampon Christmas cards to fund sanitary products for homeless women

    Hopeful Traders are raising funds for the Streets Kitchen homeless outreach group

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    TRADERS in Camden Town are selling a range of satirical Christmas cards which feature tampons and sanitary towels in place of iconic festive scenes in support of homeless women. 

    Bafta-winning actor calls for a 'common sense czar' after being hit with parking suspension ticket while on holiday

    Jason Watkins said he had no chance of moving his car

    Published: 8 December, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    BAFTA winner Jason Watkins feels like he’s been “mugged” by Camden Council after officials refused to scrap a parking fine dished out while he was on holiday – and has calle

    Camden Town joiners 'squeezed out' by rent hike after 20 years under railway arch

    From left: assistant Faton Berisha, owner Calvin Stroud and Issa Sany, a joiner at the firm for 12 years

    Published: 7 December, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A JOINERY firm that has worked out of a Camden Town railway arch for 20 years is moving its workshop out of the area after being “squeezed out” by a rent hike from landlords Network Rai

    Bong crackdown: Shop owner tells court that he sells the devices are souvenirs

    Police are taking action over the sales of bongs in Camden Town

    Published: 7 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A JUDGE refused to accept the guilty plea of a Camden Town shopkeeper taken to court over the sale of bongs and pipes after he said he believed they were “just a souvenir”.

    Detectives investigate if woman was pushed on to tube tracks at Camden Town

    The woman "felt something from behind", police said

    Published: 5 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE are investigating if a woman was deliberately pushed onto the tracks at Camden Town tube station. 

    Barber kicks off Christmas with fund-raising shop decorations

    Published: 2 December, 2016

    IT’S beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Camden Town thanks to a barber’s shop which once again has pulled out all the stops to get people in the festive mood.

    Ceremony for road crash pensioner Sheila Karsberg

    Published: 2 December, 2016

    A CEREMONY to honour the memory of Sheila Karsberg is set to take place on Friday, December 9 at 2pm on Parliament Hill Fields.

    Fancy a lock in? New 'escape game' attraction planned for former Camden Town pub

    Mary Portas and friends try Escape Plan at its current base in Kennington

    Published: 30 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A “LOCK-IN” usually means a few naughty after-hous beers in a backstreet pub with the blinds pulled down

    Can you help find man who left pensioner fighting for her life after 'nasty' robbery?

    Stella Magarshack suffered a 'massive stroke'

    Published: 29 November, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE are hoping the public can help track down a suspect who carried out a “nasty robbery” that left an 87-year-old artist fighting for her life in hospital.

    Police to monitor drivers on Camden Town school run

    Published: 25 November, 2016
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    POLICE are to start “monitoring” school-run parents blocking the streets around a Camden Town school.

    Camden Town church gets go-ahead for live gigs

    Father Tom Plant (far right), the vicar at St Michael’s Church in Camden Town, with Brendan Collins, Jim Moreton and verger Richard Gosnold

    Published: 25 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A CAMDEN Town vicar is rejoicing after plans to turn his church into a live music venue were approved, despite fears it could lead to an increase in violence.

    Pensioner left fighting for her life after 'nasty robbery' in Camden Town

    Stella Magarshick is in hospital in a 'critical' condition

    Published: 24 November, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    AN 87-year-old woman is fighting for her life after being the victim of a "nasty robbery" in Camden Town. 

    £800 pricetags for street art reclaimed from Camden market

    Some of the decorated shed doors on sale at the Norfolk Antique and Reclamation Centre

    Published: 21 November, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THEY provided a background for countless “selfies” taken by tourists visiting Camden Lock, a rough and ready gallery of street art painted onto the sheds which once lined the market clo