Users of St John’s Wood Post Office have raised concerns about the proposed branch move to Charlbert Street.

The senior coroner for inner north London has issued a prevention of future deaths report after a jury found safety and emergency procedures at Bannatyne Health Club in Maida Vale were “inadequate”.

In just over six months, Britain will leave the European Union. As concerns about the prospect of a “no-deal” build, we speak to shop owners, councillors and business leaders to find out how it could affect the area.

The head of a Camden ovarian cancer charity is to retire, after 13 years leading the organisation.

Police are investigating after a pensioner was injured in a hit-and-run on Sunday morning.

A road safety campaigner in Hampstead Garden Suburb is renewing his calls for safety improvements after another fatal crash in Falloden Way this week.

Police are searching for three men after a police chase through Camden in the early hours of this morning.

Haringey Council is set to look at a proposal to get rid of council tax altogether for its lowest paid residents, according to a paper that will go before the cabinet on Tuesday.

It’s not uncommon to hear of pubs closing, with a downbeat follow-up of “how things used to be”. The beating heart of the community stops and falls quiet. The Sir Richard Steele pub, in the Steele’s Village area of Belsize was closed and surrounded by scaffolding as recently as May, as it looked to face an uncertain future.

A “bubbly and much loved” cleaner at Bannatyne’s Maida Vale health club died from a heart attack linked to alcohol and cocaine use, a jury has determined.

A Crouch Hill shop owner is concerned about the effect on his business after the street closed for the second time in months – this time due to a burst water main.

The duty manager on shift at Kilburn’s Bannatyne health club on the day of Kamal Al-Hirsi’s death last year had never seen the club’s pool safety document, an inquest has heard.

Camden Council has defended issuing legal threats against bicycle owners – even though it has no way of knowing who they are.

A “kind and very hardworking” cleaner died while working at the Bannatyne health club pool in Kilburn, an inquest heard today.

London’s new deputy mayor for transport has said legal action to block the CS11 and Swiss Cottage gyratory is a “disgrace.”

Iron Maiden have admitted the songwriting credit on one of their best-known tracks is wrong – in response to a legal challenge by Hampstead rock agent Barry McKay.

A frantic mum rushing her sick baby to A&E was fined £100 for parking outside the Royal Free – whose main patient car park has been flattened.

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition, or so the saying goes.

Cycling campaigners have warned that CS11 could be “kicked into the long grass” and lead to riders getting injured at the Swiss Cottage gyratory.

A former staffer who worked on the contract between Capita and Barnet Council has been jailed for five years over a £2million fraud.

A laundrette that has been a staple of Belsize Village four decades could be turfed out so its landlord can redevelop it.

Two officers have been commended after they stopped a criminal on a stolen moped in Camden.

A jeweller who had tens of thousands of pounds of jewellery stolen in a “Hatton Garden style” raid said he “feels like giving up” after the burglary last week.

The mother and stepmother of one of Camden’s favourite daughters have opened a new charity boutique shop in Crouch End.

“Trying to think of a joke becomes part of your everyday life.”

A police officer who sawed and smashed his way through a suspect’s windscreen with a knife in a case of mistaken identity has been cleared of common assault and damaging property.

Barbecues are the only thing that won’t be sizzling in Camden parks this weekend, as the council has banned them after advice from the fire brigade.

A High Court judge has passed Westminster City Council’s bid for an injunction and judicial review into CS11, but said he was “exasperated” by both sides.

Commuters using Kentish Town tube station will face a long walk to travel after next week, as the downwards escalator is out of action.

Around 100 firefighters spent hours tackling a blaze overnight at a mansion block in West Hampstead.


Looking to get your child interested in a sport? Allianz Park, home to rugby union team Saracens, welcomes people of all ages to join their family of supporters and discover how their core values Honesty, Discipline, Humility and Work Rate underpin everything they do off and on the pitch.

As part of a major refurb, the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale has renamed its three new-look function rooms to reflect the geography and rich history of the area. The largest, perfect for weddings and large meetings, is named after a Hampstead subterranean river, The Westbourne.

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.

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