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Tales of local life during the First World War helped to light up a star-studded Remembrance event.

Nicholas Lyndhurst and Tamzin Outhwaite pose with Lauderdale House staff members after filming in Waterlow Park

Stars of a TV detective series took time out of filming in Highgate to help a historic house’s fundraising campaign.

Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Thieves attempted to steal a cash point machine from Highgate Post Office in Archway Road in the early hours of this morning.

Thieves attempted to steal a cash point machine from a post office in Highgate in the early hours of this morning.

Professor Stephen Powis, medical director of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Stephen Powis, medical director of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, explains why the hospital believes its plans to construct a pioneering new research institute will bring huge benefits to local patients.

Camden School for Girls pupil Hannah Morris, 15, speaks in the House of Commons

A Gospel Oak schoolgirl became one of the youngest people ever to make a speech in the House of Commons as members of the UK Youth Parliament held their annual debate in Westminster last Friday.

Hampstead and Highgate villages are both holding their annual Christmas festivals this weekend. Picture: Polly Hancock

Chat show host Jonathan Ross has called on the community to come out in force and join “by far the best and most fun way to start Christmas” this weekend.

Geoffrey Lederman leaves Blackfriars Crown Court. Picture: Dieter Perry

An 85-year-old accused of causing the death of young mother Desreen Brooks by driving into her will stand trial next month.

Lee Smith has been jailed for dangerous driving following the crash in Shepherd's Hill, Highgate

A judge has condemned “an appalling and terrifying piece of driving” that left a woman lying at the roadside like a rag doll.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 15:51

Thieves attempted to steal a cash point machine from a post office in Highgate in the early hours of this morning.

Yesterday, 08:00
Geoffrey Lederman leaves Blackfriars Crown Court. Picture: Dieter Perry

An 85-year-old accused of causing the death of young mother Desreen Brooks by driving into her will stand trial next month.

Thu, 17:16
Lee Smith has been jailed for dangerous driving following the crash in Shepherd's Hill, Highgate

A judge has condemned “an appalling and terrifying piece of driving” that left a woman lying at the roadside like a rag doll.

Health

Yesterday, 15:13

Professor Stephen Powis, medical director of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, explains why the hospital believes its plans to construct a pioneering new research institute will bring huge benefits to local patients.

Thu, 12:18
Peter Holboll

A young mother who leapt out of a window with her baby to escape a blaze sparked by schizophrenic killer Peter Holboll, says she cannot believe the fatal incident was “allowed to happen” in this country.

Tue, 12:54
GPs have complained they are suffering a triple crisis of impractical workloads, low morale and insufficient funding. Picture: Anthony Devlin

A new rating system allowing residents to see whether their GP surgeries are at risk of providing poor care has been published by the government’s NHS watchdog.

Environment

Thursday, November 13, 2014

A proliferation of dumped rubbish blighting Camden’s streets has prompted the council to demand tough new powers to issue on-the-spot fines to fly tippers

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Marc Hutchinson, Heath and Hampstead Society chairman, discussed the ponds project with then Environment Secretary Owen Patterson (right) earlier this year. Picture: Polly Hancock

A landmark battle over the future of Hampstead Heath’s 300-year-old ponds is due to begin at the High Court today.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Left to right: Labour London Assembly member Val Shawcross, Cllr Williams, Cllr Braithwaite, Cllr Gimson, Cllr Demirci and Labour London Assembly member Murad Qureshi.

Camden’s environment chief has teamed up with councillors from three other London boroughs to call on Mayor of London Boris Johnson to expand his plans to create the world’s first “ultra low emission zone” (ULEZ) in London.

Politics

Yesterday, 12:45

A Gospel Oak schoolgirl became one of the youngest people ever to make a speech in the House of Commons as members of the UK Youth Parliament held their annual debate in Westminster last Friday.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Jonny Walker (centre) leads a protest outside Camden Town Hall. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Busking campaigners have vowed to continue the fight against Camden Council’s controversial licensing regime having been defeated in a last-ditch court battle with the local authority.

Friday, November 14, 2014
Cllr Sian Berry. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Camden’s sole Green councillor has called for a special fund to be set up to support community centres and libraries across the borough.

Education

Tue, 13:00

The manager of a Championship football club gave students a taste of what it takes to be a professional player thanks to a donation from a school volunteer.

Tue, 12:26
Franc�ois-Xavier Gabet, headteacher of the Collège Français Bilingue de Londres and its Junior Section. Picture: Polly Hancock

Two international French colleges have been listed in the Good Schools Guide for the first time.

Tue, 12:00
Mark Beard, headteacher of certified 'good school' UCS, was not surprised to hear Hampstead is home to largest number of best schools. Picture: Dieter Perry

Hampstead has the largest number of “good schools” of any area north of the River Thames beating rival postcodes such as South Kensington, according to the annual Good Schools Guide.

Heritage

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Tales of local life during the First World War helped to light up a star-studded Remembrance event.

Wed, 09:08
EastEnders actor John Altman, who stared in The Who's 1979 film Quadrophenia, the band's manager Bill Curbishley and singer Dave Berry at the plaque unveiling

They were the band that defined a generation with the incredible energy of their live shows and some of the greatest guitar riffs of all time.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Camden mayor Cllr Lazzaro Pietragnoli lays a wreath at the war memorial at Mornington Crescent. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Tributes have been paid to fallen serviceman at a variety of Remembrance Day services commemorating 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.

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At 100 years old, this was Ruby Holt’s first visit to the beach – and the first time she saw the ocean.

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