The Independent London Newspaper
26th April 2019

Camden Town

    Club boss Alex Proud calls on cannabis to be legalised to help rid Camden of drug den reputation

    Alex Proud

    Alex Proud

    Published: 7 April, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE owner of one of Camden’s biggest nightclubs has called for cannabis to be legalised and said it would finally end the area’s “association of being a drug den”. 

    Appeal to identify mystery soldier and son in 1916 photograph

    The photo uploaded to the Army Children Archive

    Published: 1 April, 2016
    By REBECCA PINNINGTON

    RESEARCHERS are trying to unlock the story behind a photo of a wounded soldier and his son taken in a Camden photography studio 100 years ago.

    Student rent strikers in Camden Town get eviction warning from university

    Kasandra Tomaszewska in a room in Max Rayne House: ‘We know this is a last resort for UCL’ she says

    Published: 31 March, 2016
    By REBECCA PINNINGTON

    STUDENTS living in Camden Town have been threatened with eviction over an ongoing rent strike staged in protest at poor conditions and the cost of rents.

    Hundreds of officers join 6am swoop on canal drugs gang suspects

    Hundreds of officers join 6am swoop on canal drugs gang suspects

    Police lead away a man in Camden Town 

    Published: 31 March, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    HUNDREDS of officers clad in riot gear shattered the pre-dawn peace early yesterday (Wednesday) as the doors to 14 homes were kicked open in a crackdown on the sale of cannabis and cocaine on the c

    Investigation launched into Nazi graffiti left on wall in Camden Town

    The clean-up in Camden Town

    Published: 31 March, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    AN investigation has been launched after Nazi graffiti was sprayed on walls in Camden Town. 

    From New Zealand to Camden, the story behind legal high ‘spice’ trade

    Kronic, synthentic cannabis which is being sold in Camden Town

    Published: 29 March, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A MAJOR supplier of synthetic cannabis said to be having a “devastating impact” on homeless addicts in Camden Town is based in a quiet residential cul-de-sac in west London, it can be r

    Victorian architect Edwin Henry Horne to be honoured with a plaque at Camden Road overground station

    Published: 29 March, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    A PLAQUE marking the achievements of architect Edwin Henry Horne is set to be unveiled at Camden Road station – one of his finest surviving works.

    Mystery death of man who made living out of winning at pub quiz machines

    Mystery death of man who made living out of winning at pub quiz machines

    Maxwell Whitmore

    Published: 24 March, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE family of a man who made a living by beating pub quiz machines have paid tribute to a “free spirit” after learning that the cause of his death may never be known.

    Police officers flood Twitter with puns and jokes as they make arrests

    Camden police's pun-slinging Twitter king Sgt Paul Taylor

    Published: 24 March, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    HAVE you heard the one about the police officers who are fighting crime while simultaneously entertaining us with a seemingly limitless supply of comedy one-liners?

    Police leave mocking note for drug dealers after cannabis stash is confiscated in Camden Town

    The note left by officers in the "sneaky hidey-hole" on the canal townpath 

    Published: 16 March, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE left a goading note for drug dealers after discovering a stash of cannabis on the canal towpath in Camden Town today. 

    THIN RED LINE: 'My friend Choi could have been saved if stretched firefighters had been able to arrive on time'

    THIN RED LINE: 'My friend Choi could have been saved if stretched firefighters h

    Choi Yip with Karl Kosmo

    Published: 14 March, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE closest friend of a pensioner who jumped to his death from a burning building believes he could have been saved if fire engines had arrived on time.

    Pregnant woman hurt in dog bite attack says she's haunted by flashbacks

    Stacey Scannell has been released from hospital

    Published: 11 March, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A HEAVILY pregnant woman bitten in the stomach by a dog as she walked through Camden Town has spoken of her relief at being told by doctors that her baby has survived unscathed – but says she

    Beat-boxing champs are first to be fined for busking without paying for a licence

    Beat-boxing champs are first to be fined for busking without paying for a licenc

    Fredy Garcia and Alex Hackett

    Published: 10 March, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    TWO champion beat-boxers have become the first people to be prosecuted for performing on Camden’s streets without paying for a licence.

    My miracle baby by Lisa Connell, the woman that brain doctors said could never be a mother

    Lisa Connell has already named her unborn baby, Ruth

    Published: 7 March, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A BEAUTICIAN suffering from a brain tumour has defied medical predictions that she would never get pregnant and has revealed how she is due to give birth to a “miracle baby”.

    Pensioner jumped to his death from burning building that was 'deliberately set on fire'

    Karl Kosmo told the inquest of delays in fire engines arriving at the blaze 

    Published: 4 March, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A BLAZE in the flat of a pensioner who jumped to his death as fire crews took more than double their target time to reach him had been started deliberately, an inquest heard.