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A police officer acted like “a bully in uniform” as he smashed and sawed his way through a windscreen of a car he had stopped in Kentish Town, a court heard this morning.

Camden Green Party are hoping to convince the council to stop using controversial weedkiller that is currently subject to high-profile lawsuits in the US.

The owners of the notorious Happy Vale Hotel have been fined hundreds of pounds after they pleaded guilty to two counts of keeping the hostel in disrepair.

Angry Barnet parents and children will be campaigning outside the government’s offices on Monday against the borough’s “staff-less” libraries.

Last Wednesday marked the 90th anniversary of Kenwood House’s opening to the public in 1928. But the iconic stately home on the edge of Hampstead Heath is more than four centuries old. Joe Graber delves into its past.

Two stars of hit vintage BBC children’s show Playschool have been found in a Gospel Oak toyshop – 50 years after they first graced TV screens.

“Think differently” about how you can help cut air pollution, says Camden Council.

Hampstead’s Magnolia Court care home is holding its annual summer fete on Saturday, July 28.

Michael Hammerson from Highgate is a keen amateur photographer, who on a weekend wander across the Heath, saw something quite remarkable.

The Children’s Bookshop in Muswell Hill has been part of the community since the 1970s.

Perhaps inspired by World Cup fever or Wimbledon, thousands of eager sporting heroes flocked to Hampstead Heath last weekend to take part in activities ranging from football to sack races, with some trying sport for the very first time.

The plans to redevelop 100 Avenue Road hit a bump in the road last night, after a heated Camden Council planning committee meeting saw the Construction Management Plan (CMP) for the Swiss Cottage project rejected.

Crouch End Police are urging local people to take advantage of its bike registration scheme to help cut crime.

Emma Brooks has worked as the centre administrator at Hampstead Community Centre for 14 years, and has been in the area for three decades.

Muswell Hill’s Simmons House Mental Health Unit for young people celebrated its 50th birthday this week.

Crime & Court

A police officer acted like “a bully in uniform” as he smashed and sawed his way through a windscreen of a car he had stopped in Kentish Town, a court heard this morning.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Crouch End Police are urging local people to take advantage of its bike registration scheme to help cut crime.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.

Health

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Muswell Hill’s Simmons House Mental Health Unit for young people celebrated its 50th birthday this week.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Camden and Islington’s mental health trust is consulting on plans to pool its inpatient beds at a new site at the Whittington Hospital.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

The Whittington Hospital today confirmed it will abandon a regeneration agreement made with Ryhurst, whose parent company Rydon worked on Grenfell Tower before last June’s fire.

Environment

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Camden Green Party are hoping to convince the council to stop using controversial weedkiller that is currently subject to high-profile lawsuits in the US.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Angry Barnet parents and children will be campaigning outside the government’s offices on Monday against the borough’s “staff-less” libraries.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Michael Hammerson from Highgate is a keen amateur photographer, who on a weekend wander across the Heath, saw something quite remarkable.

Politics

Friday, July 20, 2018

The plans to redevelop 100 Avenue Road hit a bump in the road last night, after a heated Camden Council planning committee meeting saw the Construction Management Plan (CMP) for the Swiss Cottage project rejected.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Haringey Council is set to ditch the controversial Haringey Development Vehicle policy, at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday night, costing at least £520,000.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is “so worried” by the timing of the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s resignation, because it comes the week he was expected to make a final decision on whether to give her diplomatic protection.

Education

Monday, July 16, 2018

People in Hampstead Garden Suburb are up in arms about the proposed expansion of the historic Henrietta Barnett School – six years after the last one.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fears there wouldn’t be enough school places in Tufnell Park for the number of kids in the area have been allayed by a primary school expansion project – costing £14million.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Channing School has backed down after a row broke out over a plans to turn its sports field into a car park.

Heritage

Friday, July 20, 2018

Last Wednesday marked the 90th anniversary of Kenwood House’s opening to the public in 1928. But the iconic stately home on the edge of Hampstead Heath is more than four centuries old. Joe Graber delves into its past.

Monday, July 16, 2018

People in Hampstead Garden Suburb are up in arms about the proposed expansion of the historic Henrietta Barnett School – six years after the last one.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The annual Highgate Festival begins today (Thu) and runs until Tuesday, July 10, with a gamut of events planned.

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Londoners seeking high quality houses for sale within easy commuting distance of the capital are being advised to look north to St Albans’ prestigious Gabriel Square development.

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