The Independent London Newspaper
23rd April 2019

Camden Town

    Cancer patient begins fund-raising after being told by NHS that it will not pay for breakthrough drug

    Mo Haque, yesterday, being treated in hospital

    Published: 2 June, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A FITNESS fanatic who was stunned by a colon cancer diagnosis was told he needs to find £200,000 if he wants to access potentially life-saving treatment.

    Man arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal stabbing in Camden Town

    A 37-year-old man died in hosptial

    A 37-year-old man died in hosptial 

    Published: 31 May, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in Camden Town in the early hours of Sunday. 

    Murder investigation opens in Camden Town as man dies from stab wound

    The scene in Camden Town this morning

    Published: 29 May, 2016

    DETECTIVES have launched a murder investigation following a stabbing in Camden.

    Stop treating us like ATM machines, leaseholders stung by repair bills tell Town Hall

    Leaseholders Tina Blohm, Kim Nguyen, Terry Townsend and William Wade

    Published: 12 May, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A GROUP of leaseholders have said the council is treating them like “cash cows” after they were told they could be charged compulsory fees of over £40,000 to revamp their homes.

    Man rushed to hospital after being attacked in Camden Town street

    Man rushed to hospital after being attacked in Camden Town street

    Police tent at the scene in Pratt Street this morning (Tuesday)

    Published: 10 May, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A MAN was rushed to hospital with “serious” head and face injuries after being attacked in Camden Town in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).

    Sale of 'legal highs' will be outlawed in three weeks as government look to stamp out trade

    Traders selling 'spice' will face seven-year prison sentences

    Traders selling 'spice' will face seven-year prison sentences

    Published: 5 May, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE sale of synthetic cannabis is to be outlawed from the end of this month, it has been confirmed. 

    New organic coffee shop to open in Kentish Town, the neighbourhood which rejected Starbucks

    The unit in Kentish Town where Nature's Garden will open

    Published: 5 May, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    A NEW café and organic food store is due to open in Kentish Town Road –in a neighbourhood that battled to stop a new Starbucks opening as campaigners felt there were “too many co

    Court closes Camden Town souvenir shop where legal high stash was uncovered

    Published: 5 May, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A COURT has ordered that a souvenir shop must stay shut for three months after an £11,000 haul of synthetic cannabis was seized by police. 

    Fund-raising teacher camps on school roof for a week

    Fund-raising teacher camps on school roof for a week

    Mr Fitzharris prepares for a week under the stars at Brecknock School

    Published: 25 Aprii, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A TEACHER is hoping to inspire children to embrace the great outdoors by spending a week sleeping on his school’s roof.

    Teen's punishment for 'senseless' scissor attack on stranger extended to life sentence

    Abdul Rahim Sowe's original sentence was 'insufficient' the Solictor General argued

    Published: 21 April, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A TEENAGER jailed for a frenzied scissor attack at a Camden Town off licence has had his sentence increased to life imprisonment today (Thursday) after a government legal advisor intervened. <

    'Re-open the Black Cap' campaigners mark one year anniversary of famous pub's closure

    The demonstration in Camden Town on Saturday

    Published: 15 April, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    FANS of the Black Cap pub took to the streets on Saturday to mark one year since the shutters were unceremoniously brought down on the historic gay venue.

    Shall I pay you in coins? Buskers fined in court for playing in Camden Town

    Buskers

    Busker Javi Perez outside Highbury Corner Magistrates Court with friends Nathan Ridley and Bill Morata after receiving a £320 fine

    Published: 14 April, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    IN a threadbare green shirt, half undone to expose a treasure trove of necklaces, Javi Perez reached into his pocket and asked the magistrate: “Do you want me to count my coins?”

    Council approval for BMX track in garden square angers neighbours

    Harrington Square

    Published: 15 April, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    TOWN HALL chiefs are ploughing ahead with their plans to build a BMX track in a public garden square, despite opposition from people living nearby.

    'We're not the bad guys', insists owner of souvenir shop raided by legal high police

    'We're not the bad guys', insists souvenir shop owner raided by legal high polic

    Some of the 'Kronic' found at a shop in Camden High Street

    Publishd: 8 April, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SHOPKEEPER whose souvenir store was closed after hundreds of packets of synthetic cannabis were discovered in a police raid has hit out at officers for ignoring the “real criminals”.<

    Team of street wardens crack down on rough sleepers in Camden High Street

    The wardens in Camden Town this morning 

    Published: 8 April, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    COUNCIL street wardens were out in force this morning as they moved rough sleepers away from Camden High Street.