The Independent London Newspaper
16th February 2019


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    Fans gather to pay tribute to George Michael at his house in Highgate Village

    Fans Margaret Sorrell and Sarah Butler-Ford outside the star's home today

    Fans Margaret Sorrell and Sarah Butler-Ford outside the star's home today

    Published: 26 December, 2016

    FANS gathered this morning (Boxing Day) at the Highgate home of George Michael, the global pop star who passed away on Christmas Day.

    Ponds lifeguard Terry Turner hangs up his trunks after 40 years

    Terry Turner with many of the swimmers he has known during his time at Hampstead Heath ponds. ‘I’ve swum here when there have been eight inches of ice,’ he recalled

    Published: 22 December, 2016

    HE has spent four decades keeping a careful watch on the swimmers at Hampstead Heath ponds – but it was time for regulars to give senior lifeguard Terry Turner some attention as he completed

    Mayor backs controversial CS11 cycle ‘superhighway’

    Published: 22 December, 2016

    A MAJOR transforma­tion of Swiss Cottage has been given the go-ahead by the Mayor of London.

    Detectives launch murder investigation after woman is found dead at Dartmouth Park house

    Published: 17 December, 2016

    A MURDER investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Dartmouth Park.

    Swiss Cottage cycle superhighway gets the go ahead with construction starting next year

    Swiss Cottage

    Published: 16 December, 2016
    by TOM FOOT

    A MAJOR transformation of Swiss Cottage has got the go-ahead from the Mayor of London.

    Former mayor of Barnet watches in court as his company pleads guilty to housing offences

    Rat droppings found by council officials in the house in Hurdwick Place

    Published: 15 December, 2016

    A PROPERTY firm whose partners include a Tory politician has been fined for illegally letting out a terraced house where 14 people were found sharing a single kitchen and pest-control experts were

    Jim Broadbent makes big Belsize Park Xmas lights switch-on a starry night

    Oscar winner Jim Broadbent turns on the Christmas ligts outside Budgen's and, below, catching up with his favourite weekly read

    Published: 14 December, 2016

    Bird lover Bill Oddie asks for permission to cut down trees causing cracks to his Hampstead home

    Bill Oddie says he feels he has no choice

    Published: 14 December, 2016

    WITH its array of bird-feeders dangling from tree branches, lush plant-life and collection of ponds, wildlife expert Bill Oddie’s garden is an oasis for his feathered friends.

    Opposition builds to 700-home development lined up for Chalk Farm supermarket site

    Early impressions of what the redeveloped Morrison's site could look like

    Published: 14 December, 2016

    A ROW is brewing between residents of Primrose Hill and a supermarket giant over its plans to build a “brutal mini-city” of 700 homes for “City slickers” in Chalk Farm.

    Season's Greetings from HS2: Noisy demolition work on Christmas Day

    Colin Swift: Please, please just give us Christmas Day

    Published: 14 December, 2016

    HIGH-speed Scrooges will shatter the peace throughout Christmas and Boxing Day with noisy bulldozing work.

    Market traders sell tampon Christmas cards to fund sanitary products for homeless women

    Hopeful Traders are raising funds for the Streets Kitchen homeless outreach group

    Published: 14 December, 2016

    TRADERS in Camden Town are selling a range of satirical Christmas cards which feature tampons and sanitary towels in place of iconic festive scenes in support of homeless women. 

    New courtyard offices will leave us in the dark say residents on King's Cross housing estate

    Derby Lodge leaseholder Fiona Dealey, and below how the scheme will look

    Published: 14 December, 2016

    RESIDENTS are fighting plans to build an office block in the courtyard of a housing estate in King’s Cross, claiming it will block out sunlight and turn their homes into “prisons”

    Camden Mayor belts out Christmas carols to commuters at Euston

    Published: 13 December, 2016

    CAMDEN Mayor Nadia Shah was in full voice at Eustion station earlier, belting out Christmas carols with the help of schooldchildren.

    Motorcyclist injured in West Hampstead collision

    Published: 11 December, 2016

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was injured following a collision in West Hampstead.

    Police appeal for witnesses after teenage cyclist is killed in collision with motorbike

    The scene of the collision

    Published: 10 December, 2016

    POLICE this evening (Saturday) called for witnesses to the road collision in which a 15-year-old cyclist was kille