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    Camden street style #6: Ice cream colours and army boots

    Published: 15 April, 2014

    IN our weekly online column, ALINA POLIANSKAYA finds out who's wearing what in Camden Town this week:
     

    'Hymn', the man who leaves chalk drawings all over Camden Town

    'Hymn', the man who leaves chalk drawings all over Camden Town

    Police have failed in attempts to move 'Hymn' on, and he has spent two months leaving messages near Camden Town underground station

    Published: 11 April, 2014
    By PAVAN AMARA

    THE mystery man who has blanketed large swathes of Camden Town pavements with chalk messages says he will not listen to police and council officers when they try to move him on.

    Auditions for Sky talent show Got To Dance to be staged at Roundhouse

    Got To Dance

    Published: 11 April, 2014
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    The UK's biggest dance contest is coming to Camden's Roundhouse for the first time.
     

    Residents criticise council's private mail service

    Albert Beale says he returns post back to the Town Hall

    Published: 11 April, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A PRIVATE postal service being used by Camden Council instead of the Royal Mail has been criticised by residents.

    Plaques unveiled in Somers Town for social housing campaigner Father Basil Jellicoe

    Tributes were paid to Father Basil Jellicoe at the plaque unveiling in Somers To

    Tributes were paid to Father Basil Jellicoe at the plaque unveiling in Somers Town

    Published: 11 April, 2014
    By PAVAN AMARA

    A DEDICATED campaigner for social housing in Somers Town has been honoured nearly a century after his death.

    Town Hall issues special protection order on Camden Town pub

    The Golden Lion in Royal College Street has won new protection from closure

    Published: 11 April, 2014
    by TOM FOOT

    PLANNING chiefs have banned a developer from shutting a family-run pub.

    Camden New Journal nominated for two awards at UK Regional Press Awards

    Published: 11 April, 2014

    THE Camden New Journal has today (Friday) been nominated among the best local newspapers in the country after being shortlisted for two awards at the industry's annual 'Oscars'

    Planning chiefs swamped with objections to Swiss Cottage skyscraper plan

    Swiss Cottage tower

    New York? How the new skyscraper in Swiss Cottage could look

    Published: 10 April, 2014
    By PAVAN AMARA

    PLANS to build Camden’s tallest residential tower block – a 24-floor skyscraper in the middle of Swiss Cottage – hang in the balance after council chiefs were swamped by a flood o

    Boris Johnson says Camden Council's new rules on busking are a 'mess'

    'I'll be like a bloodhound for the buskers,' the Mayor said as he launched a new

    'I'll be like a bloodhound for the buskers,' the Mayor said as he launched a new busking campaign at St Pancras International

    Published: 10 April, 2014
    By PAVAN AMARA

    THE Mayor of London Boris Johnson says he will be backing buskers in Camden “like a bloodhound” in the face of council rules aimed at controlling street performance.

    Revealed: Five families lose school places after admissions fraud investigations

    Eleanor Palmer, rated ‘outstanding’, is a much-sought-after primary school in Ke

    Eleanor Palmer, rated ‘outstanding’, is a much-sought-after primary school in Kentish Town. Pic: Steve Franck

    Published: 10 April, 2014
    By NATALIE GIL

    FIVE children in Camden were removed from school or had offers of places withdrawn after their families were caught fiddling the state admissions system, the New Journal can reveal.

    Giant dinosaur sculptures to be placed on Hampstead Heath

    The Good,  The Bad and The Ugly

    The sculptures in place near the Gherkin building

    Published: 8 April, 2014
    By RICHARD OSLEY 

    GIANT dinosaur sculptures are heading to Hampstead Heath.

    Selfie-with-an-egg contest begins in Hampstead

    The egg that entrants need to selfie themselves with

    Published: 7 April, 2014
    By ALICE HUTTON

    SNAP a selfie with a giant egg to raise awareness of independent shops in Hampstead?