Warnings that higher business rates will lead to devastating impacts on small businesses are falling on deaf ears.

The organiser of Belsize Christmas lights has issued a last-ditch appeal for funds to cover the final costs for this year’s decorations.

A shadow minister has praised pupils in Gospel Oak after a school visit.

A man claims to have had a ghostly encounter with a Victorian-style spectre on Hampstead Heath.

An internationally-renowned classical pianist treated aspiring young musicians to a masterclass and recital last week.

One of the nation’s most popular TV shows starring a businesswoman with links to Hampstead Garden Suburb has been filmed in Highgate.

William Pooley, the first Briton known to have contracted the Ebola virus in the current epidemic across West Africa, was discharged from hospital in Hampstead today.

Tenants of a Highgate housing estate showed off their new-look communal garden at an open day.

Some of Hampstead Heath’s more adventurous visitors took part in a range of unusual sports in the Alternative Commonwealth Games on Sunday (July 13).

A fundraising lunch attended by a BBC broadcaster has raised £18,000 to support sick children.

Families, volunteers and foodies gathered to taste, cook and buy gourmet delights at a bustling Jewish food festival.

Mike Read, who died this month aged 79, was a very active member of a number of Highgate organisations and well known in the village.

Controversial plans to build more than 400 flats, car park and a 19,000sq ft supermarket at the former Hornsey Depot recycling site were approved by Haringey’s planning committee last night - despite only four members voting in favour of the scheme.

Camden’s biggest challenge in 2014 will be the proposed High Speed 2 rail link, says council leader Sarah Hayward in her New Year’s message to Ham&High readers.

There were celebrations this week after an alliance of schools and residents saw off a developer’s plans for the old nurses’ hostel in New End, Hampstead.

A choir made up of sufferers of a crippling disease is celebrating a decade of helping to boost the health and happiness of its members.

A politician has backed an estate agent’s efforts to help homeless and other vulnerable people get through the chilly winter months by giving away one of her coats.

A state-of-the-art care home has opened as part of a £25million project to improve housing for Camden’s older people.

Hampstead was haunted by an unlikely pack of ghouls on Sunday.

Barnet residents will have their council tax bills cut by 1 per cent next year with a two-year freeze imposed thereafter.

Michael Palin answers the prayers of fans who would love to see him return to the world of Monty Python this week. Sort of.

It will be news to no one that property in Highgate is not exactly cheap these days. But a converted garage for £250,000?

Britpop legends Suede are set to perform at Kenwood House tonight – kicking off the return of live music to the famous English Heritage site.

One would think knowing your way around London was a prerequisite for a bus driver.

How many times must a tree surgeon visit the same street to prune all the London planes?

A Muswell Hill psychotherapist’s analytical gaze will be turned on Freud himself in a play imagining the father of psychoanalysis on his deathbed.

Actor and director Philip Saville remembers actress Sheila Allen, who lived in Hampstead for 40 years and died this month aged 78.

Take a rare opportunity to see Ham&High cartoonist Ken Pyne at work - as an exhibition celebrating 50 years of Private Eye comes to the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Camden’s pubs and clubs pride themselves on discovering ‘new talent’ and every now and again, it happens to be the real thing.


Londoners seeking high quality houses for sale within easy commuting distance of the capital are being advised to look north to St Albans’ prestigious Gabriel Square development.

Preparing your child in advance for school will go a long way towards ensuring the very best start for your child.

After over 50 years in the acting industry, and a decade of unprecedented success delivering outstanding part-time performing arts tuition at her weekend Academies across the country, Pauline Quirke returns to her roots to create even more opportunities for young performers in North London.

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