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18th December 2017

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    Search for kitten missing from Hampstead Heath fairground site

    Have you seen Lunar?

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A CARAVAN kitten has vanished from his home on Hampstead Heath, leaving his owner distraught.

    Stop teasing Lucie! Schoolgirl says she is determined to chop hair to make wig for cancer charity

    Ten-year-old St Aloysius pupil Lucie McNicholas prepares for her big cut, along with mum Catherine 

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By ROBYN DARBYSHIRE

    A TEN-year-old girl says she is ready to prove her classmates wrong by allowing a hairdresser loose on her long locks so she can to donate her hair to a children’s cancer charity.

    End of an era for Camden Town's pub scene as Quinn's landlord dies aged 94

    Pat Quinn, who passed away this week, and wife Margaret after winning a lifetime achievement award from licensees

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    IT is a pub of local legend, an alehouse which steadfastly retained its traditional charm while others in Camden Town were enduring gastropub makeovers.

    Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq set to join Brexit vote rebellion

    Tulip Siddiq has warned she would be willing to quit her shadow ministerial post

    Published: 25 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    HAMPSTEAD and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq has warned the Labour frontbench at Westminster not to force her to vote for Brexit and is threatening to quit her shadow ministerial role to vote against trig

    Lawrence Bond: vigil for man ruled 'fit to work' who died on way home from Jobcentre

    Lawrence Bond suffered a fatal heart attack in Highgate Road

    Published: 23 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A VIGIL is to be held for a man who collapsed and died in the street after being ruled “fit to work” and forced to sign on.

    Man charged with murder in Dartmouth Park Hill

    Theodore Johnson appeared in court today

    Published: January 23, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A MAN has been charged with murdering a woman at his home in Dartmouth Park.

    Woman hospitalised after vintage Porsche smashes through cafe window

    The scene in West End Lane Picture: Phil Rosenberg

    Published: 20 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A WOMAN is being treated in hospital this afternoon (Friday) after a vintage sports car smashed through the front of a cafe in West Hampstead. 

    Council leader 'deeply concerned' by Theresa May's move to quit single market

    Sarah Hayward

    Published: 19 January, 2017

    THE Town Hall has set up a cross-party group which will tackle the effects of Britain's exit from the European Union.

    Hospital board investigates spike in unexpected deaths

    The Whittington Hospital in Archway

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    HOSPITAL chiefs have reported a spike in unexpected deaths and warned of “immense pressure” on the NHS during the winter months.

    Shrine to George Michael continues to grow in Highgate village

    Fans of the singer are still arriving with flowers, flags, cards and memorabilia

     
    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    Hi-de-Hi! star Su Pollard cuts the cake as Highgate theatre celebrates 19th birthday

    Racky Plews, John Plews, Su Pollard, Katie Plews and Jessica Plews celebrate the Upstairs At The Gatehouse's birthday, while below the comic actress meets the cast of Anything Goes. Plus: Theatre producer Katy Lipson wins a 'HUGO'

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    Where have you been Winston? Cat which vanished on Christmas Day rescued by kind-hearted couple

    Winston's owners appealed for help in the New Journal and hired thermal imaging search teams

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A BLACK cat is recovering with bandaged paws three weeks after vanishing on Christmas Day. 

    Swains Lane parade finally ready for ‘facelift’ as wrecking ball team waits to move in

    The development’s progress was discussed at St Anne’s Church on Monday

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Highgate shopping parade that has had the wrecker’s ball hanging over it for more than a decade is a step closer to being turned into rubble.

    Soup kitchen set up to help the homeless searches for new premises after being told it must leave council building

    Jon Glakin helps to run Streets Kitchen from a vacant council building

    Jon Glakin helps to run Streets Kitchen from a vacant council building

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SOUP kitchen for rough sleepers that is run by volunteers could be made homeless next week as their ­head­quarters in Kentish Town are readied for building works. 

    Bishop of London blesses school's building work

    The Bishop of London at Holy Trinity and St Silas

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    The Bishop of London has made a rare trip to a Camden Town school to give his blessing to recently completed building work.