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    Police could deploy drone cameras as Camden identified as a 'good pilot site'

    Catherine Roper

    DCS Roper said Camden would be a 'good place to trial drones'

    Published: 27 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    CRIME hotspots in Camden could be among the first areas to see drone surveillance cameras deployed by police. 

    Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq quits Labour's front bench over Brexit vote

    Tulip Siddiq sent her resignation letter to Jeremy Corbyn today

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    HAMPSTEAD and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq this evening (Thursday) resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s front bench at Westminster, telling the party leader that she would not be forced into voting for B

    West Hampstead club owner rejects police claims that gangs used it to 'settle their disputes'

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A LATE-NIGHT bar in West Hampstead that police say was being used by gang members to ­“settle their disputes” has been told it must close one hour earlier in an attempt to end a pat

    Police warned that Belsize Park is becoming seen as an 'easy target' for shop burglars

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE and Camden Council have been told they must urgently get to grips with a wave of break-ins in Belsize Park before criminals begin to view the area as an “easy target”.

    Neighbours planning new homes project buy empty Belsize Park church

    Artist’s impression of the two semi-detached houses being proposed for Glenilla Road, Belsize Park

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    NEIGHBOURS living in a street in Belsize Park have clubbed together to buy an empty church and build new homes for themselves.

    I, Daniel Blake director Ken Loach joins vigil for 'fit to work' man who died on way home from job centre

    Ken Loach addressed the vigil for Lawrence Bond in Kentish Town

     
    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN
     

    Revealed: Where 'firewall' fight for control of the Town Hall could be won - or lost

    Labour winners celebrate a record-breaking win at the 2014 Camden Council elections

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LABOUR councillors have been told to monitor how the public react to changes to bin collections in order to ensure that the issue does not provide a “spark” for revolt at next year&rsqu

    Police start arresting users of spice as street drug is upgraded to a 'Class B' substance

    Spice, formerly a ‘legal high’, is considered ‘very unpredictable and dangerous’

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    USERS of highly-addictive synthetic cannabis are being arrested on the streets of Camden for the first time following a controversial change in the law which has been criticised for criminalising t

    I've been vindicated, says Labour member readmitted to party after anti-semitism row

    Terence Flanagan and Councillor Phil Rosenberg

    Published: 26 January, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A FORMER print worker accused of anti-Semitism says he stands vindicated after the Labour Party lifted his suspension and re-admitted him to the party.

    Search for kitten missing from Hampstead Heath fairground site

    Have you seen Lunar?

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A CARAVAN kitten has vanished from his home on Hampstead Heath, leaving his owner distraught.

    Stop teasing Lucie! Schoolgirl says she is determined to chop hair to make wig for cancer charity

    Ten-year-old St Aloysius pupil Lucie McNicholas prepares for her big cut, along with mum Catherine 

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By ROBYN DARBYSHIRE

    A TEN-year-old girl says she is ready to prove her classmates wrong by allowing a hairdresser loose on her long locks so she can to donate her hair to a children’s cancer charity.

    End of an era for Camden Town's pub scene as Quinn's landlord dies aged 94

    Pat Quinn, who passed away this week, and wife Margaret after winning a lifetime achievement award from licensees

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    IT is a pub of local legend, an alehouse which steadfastly retained its traditional charm while others in Camden Town were enduring gastropub makeovers.

    Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq set to join Brexit vote rebellion

    Tulip Siddiq has warned she would be willing to quit her shadow ministerial post

    Published: 25 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    HAMPSTEAD and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq has warned the Labour frontbench at Westminster not to force her to vote for Brexit and is threatening to quit her shadow ministerial role to vote against trig

    Lawrence Bond: vigil for man ruled 'fit to work' who died on way home from Jobcentre

    Lawrence Bond suffered a fatal heart attack in Highgate Road

    Published: 23 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A VIGIL is to be held for a man who collapsed and died in the street after being ruled “fit to work” and forced to sign on.

    Man charged with murder in Dartmouth Park Hill

    Theodore Johnson appeared in court today

    Published: January 23, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A MAN has been charged with murdering a woman at his home in Dartmouth Park.