The Independent London Newspaper
23rd April 2019

Camden Town

    Chicken farmer grandson of former World's End owner visits pub for the first time - and orders an orange juice

    Peter Summers with daughter Sharon Garner and granddaughter Katie outside the World’s End pub

    Published: 26 August, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    THE grandson of the legendary proprietors of one of Camden Town’s most famous pubs walked through the doors for the first time – and ordered an orange juice. 

    Police appeal for help finding teenage girls who have gone missing for second time

    Ikram Farah, left, and Yasmin Ashkir are both 16 

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE have asked people to be on the look out for two teenage girls from Camden who have gone missing for the second time this month. 

    Pub faces opposition to plan to extend beer garden across Camden Lock towpath

    The land next to the Camden Lock footbridge which will be used by JD Wetherspoon

    Published: 18 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PUB company’s plans to take over a popular stretch of the canal towpath at Camden Lock is facing opposition amid claims that it will destroy views of the historic tourist attraction.

    Police investigate as driver abandons car after crash at Camden Town traffic lights

    The scene in Camden Town on Sunday morning. PICTURE: @ZoraSuleman

    Published: 18 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE are investigating after a driver crashed into a set of traffic lights in Camden Town before running away and abandoning the car. 

    Celebrations at 200th anniversary of opening of Regent's Canal

    Pictured: from left, Ian Shacklock, Richard Cotton, Phil Emery, of the Canal and

    Pictured: from left, Ian Shacklock, Richard Cotton, Phil Emery, of the Canal and River Trust, and Roger Squires, from London Canal Museum

    Published: 18 August, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

     

    A PARTY at Camden Lock on Friday celebrated the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Regent’s Canal.

    Homeless deaths: life-saving defibrillator could be installed in phone box

    Rosh Keegan and, right, Lazzaro Pietragnoli

    Rosh Keegan and, right, Lazzaro Pietragnoli

    Published: 12 August, 2016
    by WILLIAM McLENNAN 

    After spate of tragedies, ‘crisis summit’ aims to end rough-sleeper deaths

    Campaigners spell out the way forward after meeting this week in Camden Gardens

    Campaigners spell out the way forward after meeting this week in Camden Gardens

    Published: 12 August, 2016
    by WILLIAM McLENNAN 

    Thousands evacuated from Camden Town after car found with 'gas cylinder and wires'

    Police sent in a specialist robot to inspect the vehicle 

    Published: 1 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THOUSANDS of revellers were evacuated from Camden Town on Saturday night after police discovered a car that they believed was laden with makeshift explosives – but which later turned out to b

    Off-duty doctor saves life of rough sleeper collapsed in Camden Town

    The scene outside the Nat West bank on Tuesday afternoon

    Published: 28 July, 2016
    EXCLUSIVE by WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A HOMELESS man who collapsed in the doorway of a bank was dramatically saved by a passing doctor – the second time an off-duty medic has intervened to bring a stricken rough sleeper back to l

    Tears as chainsaws move in on Camden Town estate's wildlife haven

    TRA chairwoman Farrah Lalloo: ‘Those trees are the same age as me – it’s too muc
    TRA chairwoman Farrah Lalloo: ‘Those trees are the same age as me – it’s too much’

    Published: 27 July, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    CHAINSAW contractors have hacked down a stretch of trees on a council estate in Camden Town to the horror of residents.

    Bar company pulls out of Black Cap deal as calls for it to open again as LGBT venue continue

    The famous Black Cap pub in Camden Town

    Published: 20 July, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A BAR company that was looking to open a new venue at the historic Black Cap pub has pulled out – and now claims the site is likely to “remain shut for the foreseeable future”.&nb

    Former F1 driver John Campbell-Jones tells of safety fears as council removes estate's security doors

    John Campbell-Jones

    Former Grand Prix race car driver John Campbell-Jones at home with his cat Boy

    Published: 15 July 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    TENANTS are fighting a “draconian” Town Hall decision to remove security doors from a tower block in Mornington Crescent, warning that it will put the

    ‘No more deaths on our streets’ plea as body of homeless Big Issue seller found

    Steve Percival had become a familiar face in Camden Town

    Published: 14 July, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE death of a popular Big Issue seller found unconscious in the doorway of a Camden Town bank is the latest in a series of emergencies that have seen medics

    The shopping parade with a butcher, a fruit shop and a gym where men pay to wrestle women

    You'd might not guess from the outside: how the 'gym' looks at the moment

    Published: 14 July, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    IT is a shopping parade with a butcher, a newsagent, an off-licence, a fruit-and-veg shop and soon... a gym where “stunning models are waiting to pummel you to the ground”.

    Legal challenge at Camden school to allow parents to sit with anorexic pupils at lunch

    CamdenSG

    Camden School for Girls

    Published: 12 July, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A MOTHER has urged one of London’s best-known secondary schools to allow parents to support their children with eating disorders at lunchtimes.