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20th October 2017

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    Woman hospitalised after vintage Porsche smashes through cafe window

    The scene in West End Lane Picture: Phil Rosenberg

    Published: 20 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A WOMAN is being treated in hospital this afternoon (Friday) after a vintage sports car smashed through the front of a cafe in West Hampstead. 

    Council leader 'deeply concerned' by Theresa May's move to quit single market

    Sarah Hayward

    Published: 19 January, 2017

    THE Town Hall has set up a cross-party group which will tackle the effects of Britain's exit from the European Union.

    Hospital board investigates spike in unexpected deaths

    The Whittington Hospital in Archway

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    HOSPITAL chiefs have reported a spike in unexpected deaths and warned of “immense pressure” on the NHS during the winter months.

    Shrine to George Michael continues to grow in Highgate village

    Fans of the singer are still arriving with flowers, flags, cards and memorabilia

     
    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    Hi-de-Hi! star Su Pollard cuts the cake as Highgate theatre celebrates 19th birthday

    Racky Plews, John Plews, Su Pollard, Katie Plews and Jessica Plews celebrate the Upstairs At The Gatehouse's birthday, while below the comic actress meets the cast of Anything Goes. Plus: Theatre producer Katy Lipson wins a 'HUGO'

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    Where have you been Winston? Cat which vanished on Christmas Day rescued by kind-hearted couple

    Winston's owners appealed for help in the New Journal and hired thermal imaging search teams

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A BLACK cat is recovering with bandaged paws three weeks after vanishing on Christmas Day. 

    Swains Lane parade finally ready for ‘facelift’ as wrecking ball team waits to move in

    The development’s progress was discussed at St Anne’s Church on Monday

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Highgate shopping parade that has had the wrecker’s ball hanging over it for more than a decade is a step closer to being turned into rubble.

    Soup kitchen set up to help the homeless searches for new premises after being told it must leave council building

    Jon Glakin helps to run Streets Kitchen from a vacant council building

    Jon Glakin helps to run Streets Kitchen from a vacant council building

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SOUP kitchen for rough sleepers that is run by volunteers could be made homeless next week as their ­head­quarters in Kentish Town are readied for building works. 

    Bishop of London blesses school's building work

    The Bishop of London at Holy Trinity and St Silas

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    The Bishop of London has made a rare trip to a Camden Town school to give his blessing to recently completed building work. 

    Hundreds sign petition urging council to halt closure of dementia care centre

    Campaigners at the Netherwood Day Centre

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    MORE than 600 people have signed a petition against the closure of a dementia centre. 

    'We just want to grow leeks': Camden Council to hive off control of allotments to volunteers

    Ray Long, from the Fitzroy Park Allotments Association

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Town Hall will end decades of managing allotments from February – leaving reluctant plot-holders to take on the task of collecting rent, resolving disputes and maintaining four sites.

    Public exhibition reveals how new entrance to Camden Town Underground could look

    TfL's plans for a new site in Buck Street

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A MAJOR facelift for Camden Town, this is how City Hall hopes to finally solve the Underground station’s chronic overcrowding problems.

    Police officer fired for unlawfully confiscating driver's keys

    Published: 19 January, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A POLICE officer has been fired after he unlawfully confiscated a drunk driver’s car keys and then lied to colleagues to cover his tracks. 

    Moving final farewell for hero Lido lifeguard Glyn Roberts

    Mourners outside the Lido on the day of the funeral

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE sheer number of people who wanted to say goodbye to Lido lifeguard Glyn Roberts, who died on New Year’s Day, meant scores who had come to pay their respects had to wait outside the chapel

    Police say they will no longer punish cyclists riding on pavement in Primrose Hill... to make roads safer

    Sergeant Nick Clarke said it was time to understand what forced cyclists onto the pavement

    Published: 18 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE are to stop punishing cyclists who ride on the pavement in Primrose Hill – and instead investigate the conditions that led them to leave the road.