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Kabir Ali runs an accountancy firm in Archway Road

Highgate Society treasurer and Big Four accountant on swapping Deloitte and KPMG for Highgate

What brought you to Highgate? My business partner Sang, who is a corporate lawyer, was looking for a small business to invest in and she set up a hair salon. The premises next door was empty and it seemed like a great opportunity. After much deliberation, I thought, why not. I haven’t got children or a mortgage to worry about. Better do it now before that happens. It is a friendly area with a village feel, still accessible by clients in the city and other areas, thanks to the Tube station and good parking in the area.

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Members of the Camden Clandestine Cake Club meet at Bar 55 in Jamestown Road. From left, back row, Kristina Wall, Fiona Bevans, Kasia Sowinska, organiser Jelena Culum and Catherine Cartier, front Lisa Hollins and Fiona O'Donnell. Picture: Polly Hancock

Bakers invited to join ‘clandestine’ Camden Cake Club

A “secret” society of cake bakers that gathers at undisclosed locations around Camden invited the Ham&High into its “hush-hush” monthly meeting on Monday.

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The Marine Ices team pictured outside their new Parlour in Chalk Farm Road. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Camden’s iconic Marine Ices makes move to new ice cream parlour

An iconic ice cream parlour that has sold Italian gelato to families in Camden for generations has been saved from forever disappearing under a pile of rubble as its home of more than 80 years looks set to be bulldozed.

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Ellie Pollard and Sinead Odie open ther results at Parliament Hill School. Picture: Polly Hancock

Video: Significant rise in GCSE grades at Camden, Barnet and Haringey schools

Camden, Barnet and Haringey schools have celebrated a significant rise in “good” GCSE grades this year - in line with the first nationwide increase for three years.

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Twins Naomi and Tara Kilcoyne from Henrietta Barnett School celebrate 21 A*s between them.

Double GCSE results joy for twins at Barnet and Haringey schools

There was double joy for several sets of twins who picked up their GCSE results at Barnet and Haringey schools this year.

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Premier League See all

Harry Redknapp during his time in the Tottenham hot-seat

Inside Lane: A look back at Harry Redknapp’s reign at Tottenham

Tottenham blogger Henry Tribe reflects on Harry Redknapp’s time in charge at White Hart Lane as the ex-Spurs boss prepares to return to north London with QPR.

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Harry Redknapp during his time in the Tottenham hot-seat

Inside Lane: A look back at Harry Redknapp’s reign at Tottenham

Tottenham blogger Henry Tribe reflects on Harry Redknapp’s time in charge at White Hart Lane as the ex-Spurs boss prepares to return to north London with QPR.

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Entertainment See all

Merluzzo con Parma e Salvia is on the menu at Spaghetti House

Prosciutto di Parma is the special addition at Spaghetti House

What does Champagne, Parma ham and Stilton all have common?

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Education See all

Ellie Pollard and Sinead Odie open ther results at Parliament Hill School. Picture: Polly Hancock

Video: Significant rise in GCSE grades at Camden, Barnet and Haringey schools

Camden, Barnet and Haringey schools have celebrated a significant rise in “good” GCSE grades this year - in line with the first nationwide increase for three years.

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High Speed 2 See all

HS2 Ltd bought up 70 new flats

HS2 Ltd buys new homes for Camden residents facing house demolition

Half of all Camden residents who have houses earmarked for demolition as part of the construction of the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail link have been found new homes - allaying fears they would have to leave the borough.

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Historian Jack Whitehead has died aged 98. Picture: Polly Hancock

Obituary: Inspirational teacher and historian Jack Whitehead left schools with learning legacy

Jack Whitehead, who has died aged 98, was an inspired teacher all his life, both in schools and just as much through his many friendships and publications.

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