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Catholic West Hampstead parishioners kicked off celebrating 150 years of their church, championing its work in integrating immigrants into the area.

Yesterday, 22:31
A view of the proposed development from Maygrove Peace park

A controversial proposal to build an 11-storey residential tower in the heart of West Hampstead has been given the go-ahead by Camden Council.

Yesterday, 16:45
Highgate Primary School mandarin lessons. Head Teacher William Dean with Chinese Cultural teacher Rhona Pennington and year 4 students Maisie (9), Dylan (9), Deeya (8) and Aidan (8) all from class 4PB.

More and more schools are eschewing traditionally-taught modern languages such as Spanish and French in favour of teaching the world’s most widely spoken tongue: Mandarin.

Yesterday, 14:32
A view of the proposed development from Maygrove Peace park

A controversial proposal to build an 11-storey residential tower in the heart of West Hampstead will be considered by Camden Council tonight – as the lone Labour councillor vocally opposing the plans is criticised by colleagues and branded “misguided”.

Yesterday, 11:45
Exposure writer Joanne

A scribe for Muswell Hill’s Exposure youth magazine on why ‘selfies’ are a picture of health.

Yesterday, 11:00
Robert Lobatto, the new headteacher of King Alfred School

A headteacher is stepping down after 13 years at the helm of a secondary school to pursue a career in youth mental health.

Yesterday, 09:08
Israeli billionaire Teddy Sagi now owns all four main markets in Camden. Picture: Sipa Press/REX

An Israeli billionaire who last year completed the takeover of all of Camden’s main markets has bought yet more real estate in the borough – adding to his 11 acre empire.

Property

Jane Hilton’s home may lie in a quiet corner of Archway, but step inside and it feels like you’ve crossed the pond and landed in the American West.

Auctioneer Chris Coleman-Smith in action at Savills London auction 17th Feb, 2015

Buying at auction could be a great way of picking up a bargain but the main benefit is to walk out of the room a property owner on the day. Here’s how to get the best from a property auction.

Yesterday, 10:25
14 Rosecroft Avenue

On the market for the first time in over forty years, a double fronted semi-detached Edwardian freehold of some 4,471sq ft.

Mon, 12:01
What to consider when buying property with friends

My friend and I are thinking of buying a property together. What should we consider before making such a move?

Mon, 07:30
Average rents in London increased 13.4 per cent over the past year

London rental prices increased 13.4 percent in the last year as high demand from tenants was not met by supply of rental stock.

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Jerusalem artichokes

The beauty of the paper birch (Betula papyrifera) is its white bark which peels off in large sheets to reveal the new, pale orange-brown bark underneath.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Potatoes. See PA Feature GARDENING Gardening Column. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature GARDENING Gardening Column.

Potato aficionados will now have their windowsills awash with trays, on which seed potatoes are being ‘chitted’, encouraging the sprouts to appear before planting begins in earnest.

Sport

Yesterday, 13:37

Hampstead coach Peter Breen hailed Saturday’s 17-7 home win over Staines as one of the best displays of the season as the hosts completed the double over their visitors in London North-West Division Two.

Yesterday, 13:05
Hendon's Cian Hynes scored 13 points including a last-minute winning penalty. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Cian Hynes scored a dramatic last-minute winning penalty as Hendon came from behind to beat promotion rivals London French 18-16 at the death in a crucial showdown in Herts/Middlesex Division Two.

Yesterday, 12:00
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino (left) on the touchline at Wembley on Sunday. Pic: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Tottenham blogger Dan Kilpatrick says the League Cup final defeat against Chelsea highlighted the glaring lack of depth in Tottenham’s squad, and that the club have a busy summer ahead.

Yesterday, 11:36
Miran Serdarevic (right) has now scored eight tries in 2015, having touched down twice against Hitchin. Pic: davidwphotos.co.uk

Belsize Park scored seven tries to produce their sixth successive victory since the turn of the year, beating Hitchin 51-15, but there was no change in the London North-West Division Three promotion race with four games to go.

Yesterday, 08:54
Tottenham legend Dave Mackay (right) pictured alonside Alan Mullery in 1970 (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)

Tributes have been pouring in for former Tottenham and Scotland midfielder Dave Mackay following his passing away at the age of 80.

Andros Townsend:

Andros Townsend says Tottenham must get used to playing twice a week if they want to realise their ambitions of becoming a force to be reckoned with in England and Europe.

Mon, 11:59
Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina

David Ospina says Arsenal must stay focused on their own performances rather than straining to chase down second-placed Manchester City.

Entertainment

Friday, February 27, 2015

Bridget Galton talks to author John Jay about his gripping account of his father’s five years as a POW and troubled return to civvy st.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
greg wise

The West Hampstead actor talks to Bridget Glaton about his return to the theatre and how a ‘witchy friend’ predicted his marriage to wife Emma Thompson.

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Dracula and Jonathan Harker

Aline Waites reviews a scary adaptation of Bram Stoker’s vampire saga starring a ‘dead ringer’ Count Dracula

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Maya Levy as Nellie Bly

A one woman play will shed light on the little known journalist as part of International Women’s Day, finds Bridget Galton.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Bill Browder

Nick Kochan talks to Hampstead author and ex fund manager Bill Browder about his fight for justice for his murdered employee.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Author Joseph Connolly

The writer and Ham & High food critic talks to Alex Bellotti about his latest novel, Style.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Dara at the National Theatre

This epic Indian fable is worth seeing for Zubin Varla’s tour de force performance alone, says Caroline David

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