The Independent London Newspaper
26th April 2019

Camden Town

    Pensioner killed in Camden Town cement mixer collision confirmed as Sheila Karsberg

    Sheila Karsberg

    Sheila Karsberg was given a New Journal hamper at Christmas [Pic: Camden New Journal]

    Published: 16 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PENSIONER killed in a collision with a cement mixer in Camden Town has been described by friends as a "remarkable woman" and a "real character". 

    Will it be sushi wars in Camden Town? Wasabi set to follow Itsu with move into High Street

    The unit set to become a Wasabi

    Published: 16 September, 2016
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    HIT chain Wasabi is in line to become the latest big operator to take on Camden Town with plans to move into a new unit on the High Street.

    Mayor Sadiq Khan urged to curb London's lorry traffic in wake of pensioner collision death

    The scene in Camden Town on Tuesday

    Published: 15 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan is facing urgent calls to ban lorries and construction vehicles during rush hour after the death of a pensioner who was hit by a cement mixer in Camden Town.

    Protester tells court she was hit by police officer during gentrification of Camden protest

    Published: 15 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PROTESTER has told a jury how she was hit with a police baton “out of the blue” when a demonstration against the gentrification of Camden descended into violence. 

    Armed men 'charged at Roundhouse bouncers with knife, bats and golf club'

    The Roundhouse in Chalk Farm was hosting the Rated Awards [Pic R Sones]

    Published: 15 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A GROUP of armed men allegedly charged towards bouncers at the Roundhouse while an urban music awards ceremony was taking place inside. 

    House of Lords told fatal cement mixer collision in Camden Town will be repeated if HS2 lorry traffic is allowed

    The scene in Camden Town earlier

    Published: 13 September, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    THE HS2 select committee in the House of Lords was told about the death of a 79-year-old elderly woman in Camden Town

    Men in balaclavas hunted after double stabbing during robbery in Chalk Farm

    Police said the suspects fled the scene in two Mercedes 

    Published: 13 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A group of men wearing balaclavas are believed to have stabbed two men during a robbery in Chalk Farm, police said. 

    Demand for action at 'dangerous junction' after woman is killed in cement mixer collision

    Police closed Camden High Street and Pratt Street this morning 

    Published: 13 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A GROUP of mothers who witnessed a fatal collision in Camden Town this morning (Tuesday) have demanded urgent changes to the “dangerous junction” where the accident took place. 

    Detectives believe man may have been assaulted before colliding with bus in Camden Town

    The man was treated at the scene last night

    Published: 9 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE are investigating after a man was allegedly assaulted before colliding with a bus in Camden High Street. 

    Artist's fight for light: Dame Paula Rego objects to roof extension project next to her studio

    Inside Dame Paula's studio [Pic: Dinkeydarcey]

    Published: 8 September, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    DAME Paula Rego – one of the world’s most eminent artists – says she is in a fight for light after developers made a fresh bid to build a roof extension next to her Camden Town st

    Children will be encouraged to wear face masks amid pollution fears at new BMX track

    Harrington Square Gardens

    Published: 8 September, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    CHILDREN using a new BMX track that is set to be installed in a garden square near Mornington Crescent will be urged by Camden Council to wear face-masks due to concerns over pollution from nearby

    'The windows are too high to get smashed': St Michael's Church in Camden Town set to host music gigs

    Nine Inch Nails fan Father Tom Plant

    Published: 2 September, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A HEAVY metal-loving vicar has reassured his congregation there will be “no mosh pit” after he revealed plans to transform his Camden Town church into a live music venue.

    New Hawley School set to open in Camden Town as wharf development continues

    Architect Will Lee and developer Mark Alper at the new Hawley primary school

    Published: 2 September, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE finishing touches are being made to a new primary school in the heart of Camden Town.

    Suspected drug dealer leaves £6,000 in car as he flees police

    Cash found in the car

    Published: 1 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SUSPECTED drug dealer left £6,000 in cash in his car when he fled police on foot in Mornington Crescent. 

    Shock as Occupy activist Tom Palmer - also known as Kingfisher - dies suddenly at 28

    Tom Palmer

    Tom Palmer pictured at the Occupy protest in Finsbury Square in 2012

    Published: 31 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PROLIFIC activist who spent the past few weeks opposing a pub chain’s plans to expand into a popular piece of canal-side land in Camden Town has died suddenly.