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Edmond Fenton will stand trial at Blackfriars Crown Court, accused of swindling a 100-year-old out of more than £300,000. Picture: PA/Sean Dempsey

Man accused of swindling 100-year-old out of £300,000

A man accused of swindling a 100-year-old care home resident out of more than £300,000 is to stand trial.

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Cllr Sarah Hayward. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Camden Council leader Sarah Hayward confident of strengthening Labour control in election

Council leader Cllr Sarah Hayward believes the Labour administration can strengthen its overall majority, after four years of investment in the face of government “persecution”.

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Cllr Maya de Souza.

Green Party’s single Camden councillor Maya de Souza to step down in Highgate

The Green Party’s single Camden councillor has announced she is to step down after eight years in the role.

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Cllr Keith Moffitt. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Lib Dems concede there is ‘no safe seat’ in Camden election battle

The leader of Camden Liberal Democrats has admitted the party does not have a single “safe seat” and will have to fight hard for success.

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Fire crews rushed to the barbecue blaze in Highgate on Saturday

Bank holiday barbecue fire in Highgate

A bank holiday barbecue ended in disaster after a blaze broke out at a Highgate home on Saturday.

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Dave Diedhiou

Hendon’s play-off hopes are dashed by two defeats

Hendon’s hopes of reaching the Premier Division play-offs were dashed with two defeats in three days over the Easter weekend.

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Heston will be playing at the Jazz cafe on April 27 (pic credit: Dome Records)

Album review: Heston - Love Junkie

Win tickets to see Heston at the Jazz Cafe on Sunday

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Cabinet member for children Cllr Angela Mason

26 children in Camden left without primary school place for September

Twenty-six children were left without a primary school place for September after Camden Council made its allocations today.

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Heritage See all

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt, Archibald Knox and the bidding war at a Hampstead auction house

A Hampstead auction house was abuzz with excitement as a furious bidding war saw a prized lot sell for 10 times its estimate.

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Mike Read has passed away

Highgate Society president pays tribute to ex-treasurer and golf lover Mike Read

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.

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You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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