The Independent London Newspaper
17th July 2018

Swiss Cottage

    Donations arrive at New Journal offices as community starts collection for Finchley Road fire families

    Donations arrive at New Journal offices as community starts collection for Finch

    Lucy Reese with Angus, 10, Max, 4, and  Stanley, 6, and Phil Rosenberg, left, were among the first to hand in donations 

    Published: 29 October, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    KIND-HEARTED residents from across Camden have stepped forward to help those made homeless by the Finchley Road fire. 

    Woman who lost two cats in Finchley Road fire praises support of neighbourhood

    Michelle Boyle and Griffith

    Michelle Boyle and one of her two rescue cats, called Griffith

    Published: 28 October, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A WOMAN who lost her beloved cats in the Finchley Road fire has described her harrowing day waiting for news as the building went up in flames – and praised the shopping centre staff who supp

    MP Tulip Siddiq backs New Journal donation drive for families who lost everything in Finchley Road fire

    Published: 27 October, 2015

    THE New Journal is helping to organise donations for families who have lost everything in the Finchley Road fire this week.

    Victims of fire in Finchley Road say they have 'lost everything' as their homes go up in flames

    The blaze has spread from the ground floor

    Published: 26 October, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A MAN stood and watched his home go up in flames this evening, hours after he thought firefighters had contained a blaze that had taken hold at his flat in Finchley Road. 

    Pregnant woman praises firefighters who rescued her from roof of burning building

    Finchley Road

    Firefighters have been on the scene for more than eight hours

    Published: 26 October, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PREGNANT woman and her husband who were stranded on the roof of a burning building have praised firefighters who rescued them using a cherry picker this morning. 

    Pregnant woman rescued from roof of burning building in Finchley Road

    Finchley Road fire

    Around 70 firefighters were at the scene

    Published: October 26, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A pregnant woman was among 25 people rescued by firefighters as flames took hold in the shop below their homes this morning. 

    New youth centre to open at former Swiss Cottage post office

    Camden Councillor Georgia Gould called the project a "bold new way" to support young people 

    Published: 25 August, 2015
    By MIRANDA LARBI 

    THE site of a former Swiss Cottage post office is to be home to a new youth centre, it was revealed over the weekend. 

    Elderly tenant says he will find a church doorway to sleep in after he is evicted for £9000 rent arrears

    Geoffrey and Carol Tracey. ‘We are absolutely screwed,’ said Mr Tracey

    Geoffrey and Carol Tracey. ‘We are absolutely screwed,’ said Mr Tracey

    Published: 19 August, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A MAN with serious health problems says he will look for a church door to sleep in tonight (Thursday) after his family is evicted this morning.

    WATCH: Indie rock band Foals choose Rowley Way estate for new 3D music video

    Camden's Rowley Way Estate 

    Published: 12 August, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A GROUP of rockers have chosen one of Camden's best known estates to shoot an interactive music video, which allows viewers to virtually explore the area. 

    Swiss Cottage swimmers take home medals in children's paralympics

    Pupils from Swiss Cottage School show off their awards

    Published: 30 July, 2015 
    By TOM FOOT

    A TEAM of disabled students from Swiss Cottage School won silver medals in a special swim championship at the Olympic Park Aquatics Centre.

    New Swiss Cottage skyscraper would have one door for the rich and another for the poor, planning inquiry told

    Protesters in Swiss Cottage yesterday as a blimp is raised to show how high the tower would be

    Published: 23 July, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    DEVELOPERS aiming to build a massive £100million skyscraper in Swiss Cottage cannot claim the project is “socially inclusive” when it will segregate the rich from the poor, a plan

    WATCH: Blimp raised in Swiss Cottage to show planning inquiry how high new skyscraper would be

    The blimp goes up to show how high the new Swiss Cottage skyscraper would be

    Published: 22 July, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A BLIMP has been raised above Swiss Cottage this morning (Wednesday) to show the height of a new skyscraper proposed for the area.

    Leadership hustings: Yvette Cooper condemns Jeremy Corbyn for using word 'friends' in meeting with Hamas

    The panel at the JW3 Centre

    Published: 20 July, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    YVETTE Cooper tonight (Monday) gave Labour leadership rival Jeremy Corbyn a public dressing down about his casual use of the word ‘friends’ for representatives from Hamas and Hezbollah.

    Developers and opponents set to meet at public inquiry into Swiss Cottage skyscraper plan

    How the new block in Avenue Road could look

    Published: 10 July, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PUBLIC inquiry into a £100million plan to build a soaring 24-storey block of flats in the heart of Swiss Cottage will start on Tuesday – as objectors claim anyone moving in will face

    Two arrested after 18-year-old left in 'serious condition' in Swiss Cottage stabbing

    Adelaide Road

    Police at the scene in Adelaide Road on Tuesday afternoon 

    Published: 17 June, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    SPECIALIST gang crime detectives are investigating a suspected knife fight in Swiss Cottage that left three young men in hospital.