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    David Cameron meets Camden's election hopefuls

    Chris Philp, David Cameron, George Lee

    (Pic: Camden New Journal: l-r Chris Philp, David Cameron and George Lee)

    Monday March 29, 2010

    Camden Mayor appears before police

    Ansari

    Friday March 26, 2010

    By RICHARD OSLEY

    WHITTINGTON A&E CAMPAIGN: REVOLT OF THE CONSULTANTS

    Whittington Hospital

    100 top docs back unprecedented protest at threat to hospital

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by TOM FOOT

    Cardiff fan Michael Bitti attacked for being ‘English’

    Michael Bitti with his son Luke and parents Bruno and Sheila Bitti

    Probation officer beat fellow supporter who was at match without colours to avoid trouble

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    Drivers desperate for parking spots top up All Saints' collection plate

    Rev Martyn Saunders

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    AN Islington church has raised more than £50,000 over two years by renting out its car parking spaces.

    ‘Volunteer workers are the unsung heroes helping borough’s poorest’

    Highbury Arts volunteers at work

    Cripplegate report shows the extent and value of charity work that reaches most vulnerable

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    Now gardeners grow their five-a-day the Native American way

    Naomi Schillinger and Nicolette Jones, who has hailed the ‘brilliant idea’

    £1,000 backing for Three Sisters project which mixes runner beans, sweetcorn and squash

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    Whatever happened to Finsbury Square’s arch?

    Artist’s impression of the revamped square with its sweeping arch

    Developer accuses Town Hall of holding up plans for 2,000-capacity underground venue

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    Islington Council finance chiefs prepare for huge cuts in public budget

    John Foster

    Council head ‘believes’ free school meals will not be affected

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    FINANCE chiefs are busy preparing for huge cuts to public services after the general election.

    Banksy v King Robbo. It’s war on the streets

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    March in memory of schoolgirl Jessie Wright

    Jessica Wright

    Published: 26 March, 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    £700,000 climbing wall opens at Seymour Leisure Centre

    A youngster becomes one of the first to use the climbing wall at Seymour Leisure

    Published: 26 March 2010
    by JAMIE WELHAM

    MARYLEBONE is a bit short on peaks and overhangs, but that’s all about to change.

    Shutting up for a siesta? Shock service cut at Camden Tube ticket offices

    Ed Fordham

    Business owners and Lib Dem candidate slam TfL plan to ‘redeploy’ key staff

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    Gillian McKeith spat out by the Tories

    Gillian McKeith and Piers Wauchope

    Book reveals how food diet guru wanted to become the Conservative MP for Hampstead

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by DAN CARRIER

    Tory Andrew Lansley: ‘I’ll save the Whittington Hospital’

    Andrew Lansley

    Shadow Health Secretary pledges to ‘press reset button’ on cuts in call to the New Journal

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by TOM FOOT

    JENNYFER SPENCER: ‘WHEN YOU READ THIS, I’LL BE DEAD’

    Jennyfer Spencer, who was found dead at home on March 1

    Ex-teacher’s letter from beyond grave tells of care plight

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    EXCLUSIVE by TOM FOOT

    ‘With love from the poisoned pen of Piers Wauchope?’

    Piers Wauchope signing copies of his book at the launch event on Monday

    Ex-colleagues and Town Hall rivals attend launch of former Tory leader’s revealing book

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    NEVER has Piers Wauchope been cheered by so many Labour supporters.

    Former Camden Council official, Ronke Martins-Taylor, claims promotion snub ‘racism’

    Ronke Martins-Taylor

    One of the most senior Town Hall workers takes tribunal action

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS and RICHARD OSLEY

    Conservative Party: ‘We only need one in fifteen to change their minds and we win’

    Tory MPs out in force to whip up support for Chris Philp’s parliamentary bid

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by TOM FOOT

    Mornington’s broken, says architect Chris Roche

    Chris Roche’s vision of the island outside Mornington Crescent station

    New vision for neglected island close to Tube station is put forward as a ‘forgotten space’

    Published: 25 March 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    The pilferer and the Fury! Billy Fury Way sign stolen

    Andrea Masala poses next to the Billy Fury Way sign

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS

    ‘Overcrowded’ trains danger on Gospel Oak to Barking line

    Passengers struggle to board a train at Gospel Oak

    Diverted freight trains cause rail chaos

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    ‘Africa hate’ boss denies racism claim

    Amy Betts-Priddy

    Consultant Amy Betts-Priddy tells tribunal she was constantly treated differently from her white collegues

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by JOSIE HINTON

    ‘Teachers face axe if schools’ cash is cut’

    Nash Ali and MP Frank Dobson at Gospel Oak primary school

    Union warns of fallout if spending plans go ahead

    Published: 25 March, 2010
    by TOM FOOT

    Police release image of man suspected of muggings

    Image of suspect

    Published 25 March 2010
    by CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS

    Mass demonstration rocks Crown Estate headquarters as Queen is told: 'Stop the sale'

    Protesters at Crown Estate headquarters
    Frank Dobson at Crown Estate protest

    Pics: Cumberland Market tenants Patricia Sheed, Gee Milani and Lucian Trainer make their feelings known at the Crown Estate's offices and Frank Dobson MP holds up heavily blacked out paper

    Star Harvey is back with a bang!

    Harvey Brough, who is set to perform at St Luke’s church in Holloway

    Founder of 80s band set to perform ‘uplifting’ Haiti charity concert with backing from choir

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    Chief exec John Foster: I don’t need to justify pay-off

    John Foster

    Why I won’t give back £500,000 pay-off

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    FLATS ‘WOULD RUIN ORNATE MASTERPIECE’

    Stylish interior of Beaux Arts Building in Manor Gardens; Max Stafford-Clark

    Warning of threat to Beaux Arts Building’s Grand Central Station-style foyer

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    Over the Rainbows: Brownies and Guides salute new recruits

    Rainbows, Brownies and Guides show the movement remains popular

    Surge in girl group membership comes as movement celebrates centenary year

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    £19m refit creates three-in-one school

    From right: Demilade Oriola, 16, Damla Boztas, 16, and Orville Sterling, 15

    Overhaul bridges generations – from Edwardian building to 1950s block and new wings

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by JOSH LEOB

    4.30am police raid that shook a father’s faith in land of free

    Badi Tebani: ‘I never, never believed the police in this country could do that’

    Son who took part in protest at attacks on Gaza faces 18 months behind bars

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by TOM FOOT

    THEY came for his son in the dead of night. Masked men dressed in black, pushing, shoving, barking orders.

    Phone call from Hillary Clinton and then it’s back to Daily Grind

    David Miliband and Islington South MP Emily Thornberry on an Angel doorstep

    Miliband hits campaign trail with a ‘come home’ plea to progressive voters

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    Sister’s phone call saves boy from house fire in Witherington Road

    The Witherington Road house that the boy was rescued from

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by JOSH LEOB

    A TEENAGER woke up to find his room full of black smoke after his sister called his mobile phone by chance.

    Xtra Diary: Alzheimers - focusing on the human face of harrowing disease

    Alzheimers - focusing on the human  face of harrowing disease

    Published: 19 March 2010

    FINDING the positives in Alzheimer’s is a bit like searching for Roman ruins on the moon.

    Karen Buck MP, calls on European Union to press Israel for an end to Gaza blockade - Impasse threatening Palestinian recovery

    Youths at a Gaza school visited by the all-party group

    Published: 19 March 2010
    by JAMIE WELHAM

    KAREN Buck MP has called on the European Union to lobby the Israeli government to lift their blockade on Gaza.

    End of line for Camden Town's buzzing night life?

    Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon with Camden traders

    Bars and clubs warn that 18 months of early Tube station closures will drive customers away

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by JOSIE HINTON

    TV chef Nigella Lawson gets a taste of the new £10m Jewish Museum

    TV chef Nigella Lawson and BBC creative director Alan Yentob

    ‘What is important is what this museum says about the story of immigration’

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by DAN CARRIER

    Hampstead Heath romance for swans reunited

    Together again: Xini and her mate enjoyed a touching reunion on Sunday morning

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by DAN CARRIER

    ‘Red flag’ waves a final farewell to Michael Foot

    Members of the Foot family gather outside Golders Green Crematorium

    Michael Foot’s moving funeral on Monday offered a reminder to ‘Labour Ascot’ of the party’s historic role, writes Illtyd Harrington

    Published: 18 March 2010