The Independent London Newspaper
23rd April 2019

Camden Town

    Upmarket fried chicken restaurant Bird in planning battle with Camden Council to keep shopfront

    Restaurateurs Paul Hemings and Cara Ceppetelli at Bird in Chalk Farm Road

    Published: 14 October, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE OWNERS of an up­market fried chicken rest­aurant in Chalk Farm have accused the Town Hall of taking a “hardline app­roach” after they were told to put back a doorway re&

    Night tube service starts running from Camden Town next month

    Published: 14 October, 2016

    NIGHT tube services are set to run on Northern line routes from next month.

    Mayor turns up for bingo night at new Women's Institute group

    Nadia Shah with the Ladies Of The Lock

    Published: 13 October, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    IT was eyes down for a fun-packed bingo session with ice cream prizes at the latest Women’s Institute event in Camden Town. 

    Unsung heroes: Owners of Dots music shop in Camden Town set to retire

    Noel and Dot Fraser

    Published: 12 October, 2016
    By GABRIEL EVANS CAYLEY

    THE owners of a celebrated music shop in Camden Town – described as unsung heroes by a former mayor – are retiring after 20 years of selling music sheets, reeds and instruments.

    Former police officer criticises move to 'ban the bong' in Camden Town

    Police have threatend to raid shops selling bongs in Camden Town

    Published: 12 October, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A FORMER undercover police officer has said plans to tackle the Camden Town drug trade by banning the sale of bongs and pipes are “absolutely absurd”. 

    Cyclists play dead in protest over pensioner killed by cement mixer in Camden Town

    Campaigners are demanding safety improvements after the death of a pedestrian

    Published: 10 October, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    TRAFFIC was brought to a standstill in Camden Town this evening (Monday) as cyclists lay down in the road as part of a protest following the death of a pensioner. 

    Snubbed! Transport Secretary Chris Grayling rejects invitation to see how HS2 will wreck lives in Camden

    We ask Chris Grayling whether he will come to Camden after tracking him down to the exhibition centre

    Published: 6 October, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY in BIRMINGHAM

    THE New Journal tracked down the Transport Secretary this week and invited him to visit Camden to see how the £58billion High Speed 2 railway project will devastate parts of the boro

    The secret cycling cop: Police sergeant goes undercover to catch drivers getting too close to cyclists

    Sergeant Nick Clarke posing as rush hour cyclist

    Sergeant Nick Clarke posing as rush hour cyclist

    Published: 6 October, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE have gone undercover as commuters on bicycles for the first time looking to catch drivers who overtake too close to cyclists – a move praised as a “historic decision” by sa

    Police pledge to make Camden Town a bong free zone

    Officers plan raids on shops that sell cannabis paraphernalia

    Published: 6 October, 2016
    EXCLUSIVE by WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE want to make Camden Town a ‘no bong’ zone in a bid to end the area’s notorious reputation as “London’s Amsterdam”.

    Teddy bear tribute removed from shrine to lorry crash victim Sheila Karsberg

    The teddy bear which marked the spot where Sheila died

    Published: 30 September, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A TEDDY BEAR vigil will be held at the spot where pensioner Sheila Karsberg was killed in a road collision with a cement mixer, writes Ella Jessel.

    Man whose dead body was found tied to trolley in canal had been killed by drugs, inquest hears

    Sebastiano Magnanini

    Published: 30 September, 2016
    by KOOS COUVÉE

    THE mystery surrounding the death of an Italian carpenter found tied to a shopping trolley in Reg­ent’s Canal was solved this week when it was revealed he died from the effects of heroin

    'Ornaments could be used as weapons': Authorities raise concerns over church's music gigs

    Father Tom Plant

    Published: 26 September, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A VICAR’S plans to turn his Camden Town church into a live music venue could be in jeopardy after warnings that it could fuel drinking culture and send out “mixed signals” to vuln

    CPS faces questions as protesters are cleared of violent disorder at anti-gentrification demo

    Cleared: Sylvia Mann and Thomas Harriman

    Published: 26 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE decision to prosecute two protesters has been questioned after a jury took less than an hour to find them not guilty of committing “violent disorder” during an anti-gentrification d

    Camden Council told it is 'in denial' about problems with flagship estate regeneration project

    Camden Council told it is 'in denial' about delays on flagship estate regenerati

    Sadiq Khan was shown around the Maiden Lane Estate by council leader Sarah Hayward earlier this year

    Published: 22 September, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE Town Hall’s flagship estate regeneration scheme – hailed this week as one of the council’s “best achievements” – is being delivered almost two years behind s

    HS2 rail project will kill famous Dublin Castle music pub in Camden Town, landlord tells peers

    Henry Conlon

    Published: 16 September, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    THE landlord of an iconic music pub told the House of Lords that HS2 would “destroy his business”.