The Independent London Newspaper
19th August 2018

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    Visitor let butterfly escape from London Zoo

    Published: 21 November, 2016
     

    A VISITOR released a butterfly from its enclosure in one of only two police records of escaped animals from London Zoo in the five years leading up to Kumbuka the gorilla’s alleged breakout l

    School's warning to parents over 'heelies'

    Published: 21 November, 2016

    A PRIMARY school has urged parents to stop allowing their children to wear “heelies” – shoes with wheels in the heels.

    Blaze on Rowley Way Estate sparked by 'stray firework'

    Firefighters spent Bonfire Night tackling the fire
     
    Published: 21 November, 2016

    A FIRE which wrecked a West Hampstead maisonette was caused by a “stray firework”, investigators believe.

    No room to walk? West Hampstead residents warn of squashed pavements and dangerous crush at station

    Commuters on the packed pavement outside West Hampstead tube station

    Published: 21 November, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE Town Hall has been warned that parts of West Hampstead are struggling to cope with the number of people moving into the area, with pavements too crammed to walk down and an underground station

    £800 pricetags for street art reclaimed from Camden market

    Some of the decorated shed doors on sale at the Norfolk Antique and Reclamation Centre

    Published: 21 November, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THEY provided a background for countless “selfies” taken by tourists visiting Camden Lock, a rough and ready gallery of street art painted onto the sheds which once lined the market clo

    Camden Arts Centre officially listed as a community asset

    Published: 21 November, 2016
     

    AN arts centre in Hampstead has been listed for planning protection.

    Hammer horror reunion: Lust For A Vampire stars meet for the first time since shooting cult film

    Judy Jarvis (standing up) with Suzana Leigh

    Published: 21 November, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    FORMER Hammer Horror favourite Judy Jarvis admitted being a bit star-struck when she was reunited with actress Suzanna Leigh at the weekend.

    Council threatens enforcement action over outdoor decking at Alice House pub

    One of the documents used in the Alice House's retrospective application for planning consent, published on Camden Council's website

    Published: 20 November, 2016
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    A WEST Hampstead pub which installed outdoor decking without planning permission has been told by the Town Hall that it cannot have retrospective consent for the work.

    Police investigate death of man hit by bus outside Mornington Crescent tube station

    Officers want witnesses to come forward

    Published: 19 November, 2016

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision near Mornington Crescent Underground Station.

    Church holds special service for the 160 homeless men and women who died on London's streets

    Members of Streetwise Opera

    Published: 18 November, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    FOUR men who died in the past year while sleeping on the streets of Camden were honoured at a church memorial service that marked the passing of more than 160 homeless men and women.

    'What a tragic end to life': a coroner's verdict on death of homeless man found collapsed in Camden Town

    Steve Percival

    Published: 18 November, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A BIG Issue seller found dead with a cigarette believed to be packed with a “legal high” in his hand died from acute heart failure, an inquest has ruled.

    Ribbon is cut on new Hampstead Heath pond island

    Virginia Rounding (in blue beret) cuts the ribbon on new island

    Published: 18 November, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE new island on Hampstead Heath's model boating pond was officially declared open today (Friday) - bringing to an end the controversial two year, £23m dam strengthening project. 

    £1bn Google campus boost for King’s Cross

    The site near King's Cross station earmarked for Google's new base

    Published: 18 November, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    GOOGLE sent its chief executive to King’s Cross to confirm it is building a “campus” on the redeveloped railwaylands.

    Sold out audience watch live cheetah dissection in Camden Town

    The event was described st a once in a lifetime opportunity to see what makes big cats tick

    Published: 17 November, 2016
    By TOM FOOT at the ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE

    TICKETS for a live show in Camden Town generally mean catching a rock ’n’ roll band in the back of a pub.

    RSPCA appeal for help in mystery over python found by roadsweeper in Highgate's celebrity row

    The python found in Highgate this week

    Published: 17 November, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    AN exotic python has been found on the loose by roadsweepers in Highgate – and now the RSPCA are hoping readers of the New Journal can help solve the mystery of how it got there.