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19th August 2017

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    Fly-tip warnings as Town Hall reveals which homes will only have rubbish collected once a fortnight

    Published: 11 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE Town Hall this week divided the borough into the haves and have nots: the homes which will retain a weekly bin collection – and the ones which will soon only have waste picked up once a f

    All Saints singer Melanie Blatt joins tributes to legendary primary school music teacher David Joyner

    David Joyner died on December 30

    Published: 11 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    ALL Saints singer Melanie Blatt has paid tribute to a primary school music teacher known for inspiring generations of children in Camden after her former school announced he had passed away.

    Should more be done to help road safety and mobile phone usage?

    Person uses mobile phone whilst driving

     

    Far from making cars safer, some say modern car tech and especially mobile phone use is actually making for more motoring related incidents. Cases such as the lorry driver being sentenced to ten years in prison for running into a car and killing all four occupants, while using his mobile phone, has highlighted again the perils of getting distracted whilst driving.

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    Brazen thieves target Belsize Village businesses with Christmas raids

    Suspects in motorcycle helmets broke into the Late Late Store

    Published: January 5, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SPATE of smash-and-grab raids hit independent traders in Belsize Park over the Christmas period, with several businesses losing thousands of pounds to brazen thieves.

    Vacancy at Camden New Journal: Reporter

    Published: 9 January, 2016

    THE Camden New Journal is looking to hire a full-time reporter.
     

    Daughter raises funds for cancer patient who sold beloved caravan to pay for cost of living

    Cancer patient Andrea Dawson with the caravan she sold and, below, with her daughter Stephanie

     

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By ELLA JESSEL

    Calls for rethink over vision for 'dilapidated' community centre

    An illustration of how Highgate Newtown Community Centre could look under the To

    An illustration of how Highgate Newtown Community Centre could look under the Town Hall scheme and, below, the building as it currently stands

    Highgate Newtown Community Centre

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    by DAN CARRIER

    Have you seen Winston? Thermal imaging search unit called in to find missing Belsize Park cat

    Winston went missing from his Belsize Park home on Christmas Day

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A TEAM of pet detectives with thermal-imaging cameras are out searching for black cat Winston after he vanished on Christmas Day.

    Detectives investigating Dartmouth Park murder say suspect is too unwell to be questioned

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By KOOS COUVÉE

    A MAN being treated as a suspect in a murder investigation – launched following the death of a woman in Dartmouth Park – is too unwell to be interviewed, police have said, writes Koos C

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan rejects warning that his extra bobbies plan will be undermined by loss of senior officers

    Sadiq Khan spoke to the New Journal during a visit to Kentish Town

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan yesterday (Wednesday) dismissed concerns that cuts to senior police jobs would undermine his pledge to introduce an extra officer to every neighbourhood. 

    Residents warn: 'Safer' route through Camden Town will actually put cyclists at risk

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    A NEW route for cyclists between Camden Town and Regent’s Park is at the centre of a debate over whether it will improve road safety.

    Relatives of Short brothers aircraft pioneers want to restore crumbling graves in Hampstead Cemetery

    Great-great niece Liz Walker and husband Barrie and, below, the overgrown grave of Horace Short in West Hampstead 

     
    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By ELLA JESSEL
     

    Owners of famous Koko nightclub want to build boutique hotel next door

    A cupola on the former Camden Palace's dome roof will be reintated [Pic Archer Humphryes Architects]

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE owners of KOKO nightclub have unveiled plans to build a boutique hotel on top of a disused pub as part of an overhaul of the Camden Town venue.

    ‘Mind over batter’ It’s a brainy bake off fund-raiser at Bloomsbury hospital

    Sophie Thompson and Joanna David inspect a cake

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    TELEVISION actresses Sophie Thompson and Joanna David judged a “bake off” competition at the country’s leading brain hospital. 

    Lost in Lapland: Mother calls for holiday refund after daughter goes missing on Northern Lights sleigh trip

    Charli Faux with her daughter Scarlett moments before they were separated on what should have been a dream Christmas holiday

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A MOTHER is demanding a £3,000 holiday refund after her young daughter was “lost” in an Arctic Circle wilderness during a once-in-a-lifetime Christmas trip to Lapland.