Plans to restore a Grade II*-listed building which saw 600 objections from the community have been given the go ahead by Haringey Council planning chiefs.

A junior school teacher has featured on Channel 4 TV show ‘Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas’ coming runner up in a yuletide cake decorating competition.

Jailed mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ‘can see some light’ at the end of the tunnel after she avoided being dragged back to court following a visit by foreign secretary Boris Johnson to her family in Iran.

A spider expert who appeared in James Bond movie Dr No is just one of the many fascinating people who has a Waterlow Park memorial bench dedicated to him.

A widow has won a 20 year battle to find out what happened the day her husband died in a high speed police pursuit.

Supporters of jailed mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe gathered in a vigil outside Downing Street tonight raising their voices in song to call on the British government to help free the charity worker from her prison cell in Iran.

A council chief urged critics to leave principles ‘at the door’ in the first full meeting of councillors since her leadership was rocked by party ‘infighting’.

Three more councillors have pulled out of the race to be selected as candidates in next year’s local elections, blaming ‘poisonous’ and ‘factional’ politics within the local Labour Party.

A man has been found dead in a Hampstead street.

A woman with an incurable brain disease has spoken out about the battle she faced to get disability benefit after a charity revealed almost a third of sufferers have claims denied.

A Labour councillor has called for an inquiry after council homes in St. John’s Wood were transferred to a private company.

Campaigners battling changes to Barnet Council’s libraries have claimed the authority will spend more than a million pounds on security guards, money they say would be better spent on librarians.

A volunteer has scooped a gold award for ten years of ‘tremendous’ service from Met boss Cressida Dick.

Plans to improve conditions for cyclists and pedestrians in Crouch End have stepped up a gear following a funding boost from Transport for London.

A battle to save an Edwardian building from the wrecking ball has ended in victory after a developer had his planning appeal thrown out.

Campaigners battling to free jailed Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe have called on supporters to join them in a carol singing vigil outside Downing Street.

Clean Bandit cellist Grace Chatto has been lined up to bring added sparkle to Crouch End by turning on the Christmas lights at this year’s Christmas market.

A purge of Labour councillors who supported £2billion plans to ‘sell off’ homes in the borough has hit Haringey Council.

Campaigners have lost the latest round of their long battle to stop The Richard Steele pub’s upper floors being turned into flats after Camden Council decided in its owner’s favour.

Neighbours have used balloons to highlight their fears of overshadowing sparked by a developer’s bid to build seven storey apartment blocks on their doorsteps.

A romantic film starring ‘Billy Elliot’ actor Jamie Bell and ‘American Beauty’ actress Annette Bening was shot 
in locations across Haringey and Camden, it has been revealed.

A concert in memory of George Michael is coming to Highgate to mark a year since the pop star’s death on Christmas Day.

Live music concerts are to return to Kenwood House next year.

Video: Humanimals spotted on Hampstead Heath

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

A new species has been sighted lurking in the trees and among the bushes of Hampstead Heath.

Jailed Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been ordered to see Iranian health experts to decide whether she is fit to stay in prison.

A Stroud Green councillor has said he won’t stand in next year’s local elections blaming a ‘poisonous’ selection process.

An elderly couple have been left distraught by a ‘sick’ fake doctor who kissed them on both cheeks after taking £200 to pay towards a cure for their disabled son’s condition.

A photography competition showcasing the beauty of Hampstead Heath has received more than 1,000 entries.

A 22-year-old Camden man belonging to a moped smash and grab gang has been found guilty along with nine others of raiding 17 shops and costing retailers an estimated £1million.

Haringey Council has clinched a deal forcing the developer behind plans for a multi-million pound restoration of Hornsey Town Hall to pay for 11 affordable homes at the site.


One of London’s most popular animal welfare charities rolled out the red carpet for glamorous guests and their beloved pet dogs as their annual fundraiser returned.

An opportunity of a lifetime has arisen for media-savvy students at City of Westminster College and the College of North West London.

Education editor James Scott speaks to Sarah Creasey about life as headteacher of Parliament Hill School.

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