Poet William Blake, perhaps the most famous member of the Druid Order, wrote, “I have conversed with the spiritual sun. I saw him on Primrose Hill.”

A baker who spent 45 years running one of the most popular bakeries in London has announced he is handing over the keys to his son.

John Horder, the hugging poet, passed away in his sleep on Wednesday, July 5.

Every green space that can be saved from concrete and desolation must be celebrated, writes Hampstead solicitor Jessica Learmond-Criqui.

The former leader of Camden Council was left bleeding when moped thieves tried to grab her phone but she bravely fought back.

Damian Pullen who died unexpectedly on June 26 was a well-known figure in North West London.

Hundreds of revellers attended the 45th annual Jester Festival celebrations over the weekend.

As well as being a best-selling novelist Tracy Chevalier has another talent - making patchwork quilts.

Jessica Learmond-Criqui, of Hampstead, NW3, writes:

Read a Hampstead resident’s letter which will be delivered to Downing Street and the Foreign Office by Hampstead parents today to reach the Grand Ayatollah

A trainee journalist from Kentish Town Road writes about why she feels compelled to travel to a refugee camp in Greece, to distribute bananas

David Cole takes a photo of the Heath every day before he dives into the icy waters of the Men’s Pond

They are raising money for children in rural India with a day of yoga, meditation and well-being.

A charity that provides clothes, toys, books and equipment for babies and children up to the age of five is set to arrive next year

One of the Heath’s last remaining male swans has died in a tragic flight accident.

Circuses that use animals on Hampstead Heath are to be reconsidered after a petition with more than 10,000 signatures was handed to Heath managers.

Planners threw out an application to stack six phone masts on the roof of a block of flats on Lawn Road

A rescue dog who was knocked down by a car the day before he was due to be adopted has been saved by an eleventh-hour donation.

A colourful idea is flowering to transform a neglected patch of land in Kentish Town into a jewel of a garden for GP patients and the community

Singer Ms Dynamite paid moving tribute to her old performing arts college in Belsize Park as a paving stone was unveiled in her honour

Opportunistic burglars are taking ladders from outside homes and using them to climb into neighbouring houses with unlocked windows, police have warned

Anger against a new compulsory levy for Hampstead businesses spilled over this week with owners demanding “answers” after bills arrived through the post

I ride a bicycle. I also walk, take the bus, occasionally drive, ride a motorcycle, or use the Tube

A group of angry Swiss Cottage residents have launched a campaign group to oppose plans by a private school to build new classrooms

Controversial plans to build a 10-storey “big ugly block” of luxury flats in Hampstead were last night waved through by Camden Council.

A row has broken out over plans to dig out a basement car park and swimmming pool next to Hampstead Heath.

A heritage campaigner has told of his devastation after he watched raiders ransack a disused pub that he fought to preserve.

Camden parents were forced to pay a total of £20,000 in school fines in the last year, new figures have revealed.

This year’s Hampstead Christmas Festival has been called off, the Ham&High can reveal.

Camden police are appealing for information about a 21-year-old woman who had been “unusually withdrawn” before she went missing in the early hours of this morning.


If you are a pet owner, maybe you can empathise with this familiar tale.

Japanese baby and children’s clothing company Familiar is making their first venture into Europe with a pop up event in Hampstead

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