The Independent London Newspaper
29th March 2017

Obituary

    Activist Maggie swam against the tide

    Maggie Ray-Jones, enjoys a swim at Lyme Regis in Dorset. Photo: Maisie Hill

    Maggie Ray-Jones, enjoys a swim at Lyme Regis in Dorset. Photo: Maisie Hill

    Published: 12 January, 2014
    by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    Artist cherished her neighbourhood

    Diana Gurney

    Diana Gurney

    Published: 6 November, 2014
    by DAN CARRIER

    DIANA Gurney, who has died aged 97, was a tireless campaigner to preserve all that is good in Camden.

    Artist encouraged others to believe in their abilities

    Jan Kotkowski, ‘a breath of fresh air

    Jan Kotkowski, ‘a breath of fresh air’

    Published: 23 October, 2014
    by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    Former council leaders pay tribute to Charlie Hedges

    Charlie Hedges

    Published: 21 October, 2014
    By DAME JANE ROBERTS and PHIL TURNER

    Charlie Hedges, who spent 16 years as a councillor for Kilburm, passed away on Saturday after a long illness. Here two former Labour council leaders, in their own words, pay tribute.            

    Charlie (as he was known to everyone) was elected to Camden Council to represent Kilburn ward in 1990 and was to serve Kilburn with distinction as one

    Winifred Adams - Queen of her family... with 50 surrogate grandchildren

    Winifred Adams

    Winifred Adams: She would get two copies of the New Journal every week so she could give one to anyone who came round. 

    OBITUARY: President’s thanks to woman who gave immigrants a voice

    Margaret Byrne

    Margaret Byrne: ‘Very gentle, very kind - she had a deep care for others’

    Published: 14 August, 2014
    by PAVAN AMARA

    Obituary: Just Tony, not perfect but captain of our ship

    Tony Piadis: ‘Come off that podium and onto my level’

    Published: 9 August, 2014
    by PAVAN AMARA

    Obituary: Dress designer Barbara escaped the Nazis

    Barbara Pszczolkowska, who was ‘a staunch Labour voter’, formed an acquaintance with Margaret Thatcher after becoming the former Prime Minister’s dress fitter

    Published: 6 August, 2014
    by PAVAN AMARA

    IN 1944, a teenage Barbara Pszczolkowska escaped from Nazi soldiers while being transported to a concentration camp. 

    Obituary: The Great Accumulator who was a hidden hero

    Malcolm and Ann Wroe. Mr Wroe was given six weeks to live in 1991, but went on to establish Gospel Oak's first youth club and was given a Camden Good Citizen Award in 2001

    Published: 5 August, 2014
    by PIERS PLOWRIGHT

    “FEARLESS” is how one of Malcom Wroe’s three sons describes him.