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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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Alan Dallman, winner of almost everything at the Highgate Horticultural Society Spring Show. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Regular Highgate Horticultural Show winner shares prized gardening secrets

It goes without saying that a man who has won prizes at every Highgate Horticultural Show for the past 20 years might be reluctant to surrender the secrets of his gardening success.

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Phyllis Harper, of Highgate Butchers. Picture: Nigel Sutton

My Highgate: Phyllis Harper of Highgate Butchers on best friend Boyzone singer Stephen Gately

Phyllis Harper has run and lived above Highgate Butchers in Highgate High Street for 39 years. The self-titled “Queen of Highgate” sells locally-sourced grass-fed beef and home-made sausages from her shop, which is considered a Village institution.

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Gemma Gregory and Marie Curie Health Care assistant Elizabeth Goze launch this year's Hampstead Hug campaign in the gardens of the Marie Curie Hospice Lyndhurst Gardens NW3. Picture: Polly Hancock

Made in Chelsea star supports sponsored Hampstead Hug walk on the Heath

A star of TV reality show Made in Chelsea is supporting a sponsored walk on the Heath in aid of Hampstead’s Marie Curie Hospice.

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Deborah Moggagh with Joseph Connolly at the launch party of his new novel Boys&Girls, at Hatchards Piccadilly on 10.04.14.

Daniel Finkelstein and A C Grayling guests at Ham&High food critic’s book launch

Journalist and politician Daniel Finkelstein and philosopher A C Grayling were among more than 100 guests at a prolific Hampstead author’s book launch.

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Sport See all

Tottenham's Zeki Fryers (right) battles with Fulham's Alexander Kacaniklic during Spurs' 3-1 win at White Hart Lane

Spurs boss discusses the best roles for Fryers and Eriksen

Tim Sherwood believes that Zeki Fryers’ future is at centre-back after the 21-year-old defender started in the middle alongside Younes Kaboul against Fulham on Saturday.

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Paulo Nutini Caustic Love

Album review: Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love

Like Howie B, Paolo Nutini is another Scotsman who’s spent half a decade perfecting his next release, and by this evidence, patience is a virtue.

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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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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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Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive.

Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive

David Attenborough introduces you to his favourite extinct creatures as they come alive on one magical night in London’s Natural History Museum.

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