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18th December 2017

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    Swiss Cottage cycle superhighway gets the go ahead with construction starting next year

    Swiss Cottage

    Published: 16 December, 2016
    by TOM FOOT

    A MAJOR transformation of Swiss Cottage has got the go-ahead from the Mayor of London.

    Boy arrested over gun murder of man who was 'trying to better his life'

    Yesir Beshira was shot dead in Kilburn High Road

    Published: 16 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of gunning down a man on a busy Kilburn street during rush-hour. 

    Former mayor of Barnet watches in court as his company pleads guilty to housing offences

    Rat droppings found by council officials in the house in Hurdwick Place

    Published: 15 December, 2016
    EXCLUSIVE by WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PROPERTY firm whose partners include a Tory politician has been fined for illegally letting out a terraced house where 14 people were found sharing a single kitchen and pest-control experts were

    Jim Broadbent makes big Belsize Park Xmas lights switch-on a starry night

    Oscar winner Jim Broadbent turns on the Christmas ligts outside Budgen's and, below, catching up with his favourite weekly read

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    Bird lover Bill Oddie asks for permission to cut down trees causing cracks to his Hampstead home

    Bill Oddie says he feels he has no choice

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    WITH its array of bird-feeders dangling from tree branches, lush plant-life and collection of ponds, wildlife expert Bill Oddie’s garden is an oasis for his feathered friends.

    Opposition builds to 700-home development lined up for Chalk Farm supermarket site

    Early impressions of what the redeveloped Morrison's site could look like

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A ROW is brewing between residents of Primrose Hill and a supermarket giant over its plans to build a “brutal mini-city” of 700 homes for “City slickers” in Chalk Farm.

    Season's Greetings from HS2: Noisy demolition work on Christmas Day

    Colin Swift: Please, please just give us Christmas Day

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    HIGH-speed Scrooges will shatter the peace throughout Christmas and Boxing Day with noisy bulldozing work.

    Market traders sell tampon Christmas cards to fund sanitary products for homeless women

    Hopeful Traders are raising funds for the Streets Kitchen homeless outreach group

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    TRADERS in Camden Town are selling a range of satirical Christmas cards which feature tampons and sanitary towels in place of iconic festive scenes in support of homeless women. 

    New courtyard offices will leave us in the dark say residents on King's Cross housing estate

    Derby Lodge leaseholder Fiona Dealey, and below how the scheme will look

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    RESIDENTS are fighting plans to build an office block in the courtyard of a housing estate in King’s Cross, claiming it will block out sunlight and turn their homes into “prisons”

    Camden Mayor belts out Christmas carols to commuters at Euston

    Published: 13 December, 2016

    CAMDEN Mayor Nadia Shah was in full voice at Eustion station earlier, belting out Christmas carols with the help of schooldchildren.

    Nahid Islam: teenager killed on eve of 16th birthday had an 'infectious smile'

    Teachers said the schoolboy had a 'promising future'

    Published: 12 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A TEENAGE boy who was killed in a collision with a motorbike on the eve of his 16th birthday was widely loved for his “infectious smile” and sense of humour, friends said today. 

    Motorcyclist injured in West Hampstead collision

    Published: 11 December, 2016

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was injured following a collision in West Hampstead.
     

    Police appeal for witnesses after teenage cyclist is killed in collision with motorbike

    The scene of the collision

    Published: 10 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE this evening (Saturday) called for witnesses to the road collision in which a 15-year-old cyclist was kille

    Detectives appeal for help as they name Yasir Beshira as victim of Kilburn shooting

    Yasir Beshira

    Published: 10 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    DETECTIVES this evening (Saturday) named Yasir Beshira as the man killed in the Kilburn shooting on Thursday. 

    Teenage boy killed in collision with motorbike in Queen's Crescent

    Police said the victim had been riding a bike in Malden Road

    Published: 10 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A TEENAGE cyclist has been killed in a collision with a motorbike in Queen's Crescent this afternoon (Saturday).