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Thu, 18:06

Virginia McKenna, actress and founder of the Born Free wildlife charity, is the latest to sign a 4,500-strong petition to create a haven for swans on the island on Hampstead Heath’s model boating pond.

Testing along West End Lane showed many residents were being exposed to nitrogen dioxide levels more than 50 per cent above permitted levels.

Transport for London (TfL) plans to provide up to 70 new homes by building above a proposed new entrance on Buck Street.

The thousands of Camden homes that will have their rubbish bins emptied just once every two weeks from April have been revealed this afternoon.

While most of us were in bed nursing hangovers, around 100 hardy women were plunging into the icy waters on Hampstead Heath.

Camden residents can give their discarded Christmas trees a new lease of life by using the council’s tree recycling scheme.

The animals foraged for baubles and indulged in seasonal vegetables as the festivities started early

As parents set off to march on Downing Street for Nazanin, green-fingered residents have planted a Belsize Park garden for Nazanin

Staff at the Royal Free Hospital were were left terrified last Thursday after they found a tarantula hiding inside a box of bananas from Costa Rica.

Volunteers transforming the once litter-filled flower beds outside the Royal Free hospital into a botanical oasis have launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise the funds for gardening supplies.

David Cole takes a photo of the Heath every day before he dives into the icy waters of the Men’s Pond

The Grade II-listed aviary will be filled with monkeys rather than birds, if permission is granted

A steadfast group braved the freezing cold over the weekend in protest at the town hall green being sold off to developers

One of the Heath’s last remaining male swans has died in a tragic flight accident.

Circuses that use animals on Hampstead Heath are to be reconsidered after a petition with more than 10,000 signatures was handed to Heath managers.

I ride a bicycle. I also walk, take the bus, occasionally drive, ride a motorcycle, or use the Tube

Highgate residents are protesting against plans for a large home to be built between mansions of “great distinction”.

Nature lovers have called for intervention to restrict anglers fishing on Hampstead Heath ponds after another cygnet was injured by a discarded fishing line.

Fire fighters are still at the scene and pumping water away from flooded basements

A dead stuffed cat dressed in a baby’s onsie and a naked picture of Albert Einstein are two of the bizarre objects found among rubbish in Camden.

Actor and Dartmouth Park resident Neil Stuke has backed our campaign to save pubs.

Video footage shows the moment officers clashed with protesters outside Zippos Circus on Hampstead Heath on Friday evening.

Campaigners are celebrating a double victory in their ongoing battle to stop Hampstead pubs being shut down by developers.

The Hampstead Neighbourhood Forum has succeeded in getting two more much-loved pubs special blanket protection by being listed as “assets of community value” (ACV) by Camden Council.

Change is afoot in Highgate as a consultation on a new Neighbourhood Plan opens

The power of the community in working for change has been demonstrated with steps taken to deal with two major traffic issues

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