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Thursday, March 23, 2017

On April 1 the resounding sounds of a “quiet drink” will echo around Hampstead as a group of rugby players return to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their club.

A mystery surrounds the future of a much-loved hippodrome in Golders Green after adverts authorising its sale were removed from the building.

Concern is growing over the future of a historic theatre in Golders Green used for decades as a concert and rehearsal venue.

The off-shore owners of The Alexandra Pub, who are developing it into luxury flats, have been made to pay back thousands of pounds of business rates after their charity exemption was found to be invalid

A music service which had its beginnings in a family’s front room so pupils had a chance to play their instruments together is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

More residents could find a home in a new luxury residential development when St John’s Wood barracks are demolished, as part of a plan first introduced by a Malaysian tycoon

A Hampstead mansion at the centre of the abolition of slavery movement could be saved, as developers have withdrawn their application to carve it into flats

He came to the area for the “glorious Heath”, to live in a part of London that wasn’t “seedy” and because he’s always liked hills.

Haringey Council agreed to take in 10 families earlier this month, but is now calling for kind-hearted homeowners to find space to host them

After more than a year of building works, Lauderdale House is open and will benefit from a £2.3million project to secure the Highgate arts and education centre for generations

Plans to move the Muswell Hill Library from its beloved and historic home to the site of a former pub have been put on hold

Leaders from three religions will come together for an interfaith Armistice Day service at the Hampstead War Memorial, as part of events across Camden and Haringey

The momentous decision on the sale of cherished Hornsey Town Hall has been halted in its tracks and the cabinet told to think again

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.

Anyone who had a Jewish family member in London between 1914-1918 is urged to help preserve the stories of London’s Jewry in the First World War

A heritage campaigner has told of his devastation after he watched raiders ransack a disused pub that he fought to preserve.

How do you remember Belsize Park? Was it the leafy parks, brilliant architecture or community spirit that first attracted you to the neighbourhood? Or perhaps it was something entirely different.

Alexandra Park and Palace will decide tonight whether to apply for an events licence for the park, prompting fears over noise pollution and public access

Staff will trace Lord Lauderdale’s steps on the journey he may have taken to visit his mistress before Lauderdale House opens once more

Exclusive: In-depth: the pubs bought with off-shore cash

Friday, September 16, 2016

As part of our investigation, we reveal the details of the pubs in Hampstead, Highgate, Primrose Hill and Camden bought with offshore cash

Residents are concerned the “special character” of the Crouch End conservation area could be lost if proposals to demolish Victorian villas are given the go-ahead

A renowned architect has unveiled original new designs to keep Muswell Hill Library in its current building, home to a library since 1931.

The granddaughter has revealed precious mementos as Alexandra Palace plans to restore its theatre, closed to the public for 80 years

Activists say the library must stay in its Grade II-listed building – but Haringey Council’s choice is to move the service to the site of the former Green Man pub on Muswell Hill

The Park and Palace Trust launch a one million pound fundraising campaign to support the theatre’s restoration.

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