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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Camden Council have been urged to install more electric car charging points in Hampstead.

Fireworks and paper lanterns are to be banned again on Primrose Hill on bonfire night, with the park closed from 9pm.

The Belsize Park Christmas Lights have been axed after Camden Council are set to chop down two of the trees on the route.

The Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq paid tribute to “selflessness volunteers” during her visit to the Royal Free gardens last week.

Drivers who ‘idle’ are set to be given fixed penalty notices if a motion presented to Camden council is approved.

Idling coaches parked illegally in Primrose Hill are destroying the environment, according to John McCririck who has labelled the pollution as “disgusting”.

A new diving board on Hampstead Heath is already a hit with swimmers, and there’s hope it may encourage others to take the plunge.

Residents’ views are being sought on how to improve green spaces in places threatened by the high speed two rail development.

Residents are dismayed after Camden Council began cutting down trees in order to replace a wall in Hampstead Heath.

A planning row has erupted over developer’s threat to build on Hampstead Heath’s North Fairground site.

Fishing has been suspended on all the Hampstead Heath ponds due to an outbreak of the KHV virus which affects carp.

Radical cycling activists brought a major Holloway A-road to a standstill last night.

A radical cycling action group has arranged a “die-in” protest over the “horrendous” safety of Camden Road in Holloway.

The managers of Hampstead Heath and other North London open spaces have warned visitors to be aware of the dangers of contracting Lyme disease from tick bites.

Paramedics had more booze-related call outs to Camden and Westminster than any other boroughs last year, a study has shown.

Park-lovers were given the chance to express their affection for the abundant green spaces that adorn Hampstead and Highgate during Love Parks week.

The sparing of a nature reserve from closure following its take over by the HS2 High Speed railway line firm “pales into insignificance” when compared to disruption caused to homeowners, a critic has claimed.

A community activist has rubbished council plans to start charging for waste collections.

The £12.6million transformation of Archway town centre is finished after almost 18 months of work.

A plan to remove bins to reduce littering on waterways including the Regent’s Canal has kicked up a stink.

Plans for the long awaited “anti-suicide” barrier on Archway Bridge finally look set to be signed off.

There is a lot of noise around the pollution debate. So, as a lay person, I delved into the data to try to understand what the experts had to say and particularly in relation to Hampstead and NW3.

Villagey Hampstead and Highgate are among the most desirable places in the country to live - but these five maps reveal stark differences in social inequality throughout the borough of Camden.

Naturists are campaigning this summer to be able to enjoy the Heath and will be carrying out informal polls to gauge public opinion.

A developer’s plans for Grade II listed Hornsey Town Hall have sparked concerns.

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