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Friday, November 17, 2017

There was the famous tabloid story of a man spotting the face of Jesus in his Kit-Kat.

The life and pioneering work of the first black person to make regular appearances on British TV screens is to be marked with the unveiling of a blue plaque.

North London will fall silent to remember those who have given their lives at war, with events being held across Camden, Haringey and Barnet on Remembrance Sunday (November 12).

Haringey Council has given a ‘cast iron’ guarantee 11 affordable homes will be included in plans to redevelop the area around Hornsey Town Hall.

The developer behind plans to restore Hornsey Town Hall has pledged to invest more than £36million in the Grade II*-listed building and Broadway Annexe.

After years of uncertainty and decay, there is finally an opportunity to guarantee the restoration of Hornsey Town Hall with a proposal to install an arts centre plus new restaurants and cafes for the public to enjoy this amazing building.

As the two and a half minute standing ovation for Jeremy Corbyn’s Brighton speech subsided, delegates were left with much to celebrate and more to ponder.

Sir Ray Davies, frontman of legendary 60s band The Kinks, has attacked plans to redevelop the venue which kickstarted his rise to fame.

The developer behind plans to restore Hornsey Town Hall has announced the firm tasked with running its arts venue.

Pressure is mounting on the developer behind £29m proposals to restore Hornsey Town Hall to reveal plans for the iconic landmark’s arts centre.

This weekend buildings across the capital throw open their doors to welcome the public with the return of Open House London. Here, in no particular order, the organisation’s Rosalind Morris selects a few highlights.

A row has erupted over the future of a historic spiritualist temple whose foundation stone was laid by Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

A television soapstar has joined neighbours in a bid to stop £29m plans to redevelop land behind Hornsey Town Hall.

Opponents of £29m plans to transform Hornsey Town Hall have had their call for the mayor of London to decide on the scheme rejected.

The final resting place of Karl Marx is reputed to be one of the most recognisable graves in the world and will soon be the focus of a BBC Radio 3 documentary.

Modern day football gripe, number 2,376. Premier League clubs having preposterous kit launches at the start of every season.

A trio of councillors has launched a scathing attack on a developer’s plans to regenerate Hornsey Town Hall.

Plans to erect two “unsightly” mobile phone masts near four schools have sparked a storm of protest.

None of the 146 new homes planned for the site of a listed building’s £29m restoration should be affordable, a report has recommended.

Work has begun on the reconstruction of a beloved pub knocked down illegally by its owners.

A plan meant to safeguard the future of a 115-year-old library through its relocation has been condemned as “tragic”.

A threat to close a well-loved library. Angry neighbours forming a campaign in protest. A cash-strapped council accused of trying to make money from the sale of a public building.

A once-beloved Maida Vale hotel and bar is being neglected by its owners and Westminster council is failing to act, the area’s MP has complained.

The final plan for a town hall’s redevelopment has been met by a public outcry.

The iconic Golders Green Hippodrome, formerly a BBC concert venue, is back on the market after months of speculation about its sale.

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