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<![CDATA[News]]> http://www.hamhigh.co.uk Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:51:33 +0100 <![CDATA[East Finchley schoolchildren take to Whitehall to protest against culture secretary’s cuts to Barnet library services]]> /news/politics/east-finchley-schoolchildren-take-to-whitehall-to-protest-against-culture-secretary-s-cuts-to-barnet-library-services-1-5123426

East Finchley schoolchildren descended on Whitehall to protest against their loss of access to libraries in Barnet borough.

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1.5123426 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:51:33 +0100
<![CDATA[Nature reserve spared closure after HS2 firm opposed by Camden Council]]> /news/environment/nature-reserve-spared-closure-after-hs2-firm-opposed-by-camden-council-1-5123097

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.

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1.5123097 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:54:58 +0100
<![CDATA[Mother-of-four on a mission to transform handwriting skills of London schoolchildren]]> /education/mother-of-four-on-a-mission-to-transform-handwriting-skills-of-london-schoolchildren-1-5123038

A mother-of-four is on a mission to transform the handwriting skills of schoolchildren.

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1.5123038 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:32:35 +0100
<![CDATA[Pair are jailed for moped crime wave]]> /news/crime-court/pair-are-jailed-for-moped-crime-wave-1-5123026

Two young thieves who terrorised women with a scooter-based crime spree have been locked up for a total of 15 years.

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1.5123026 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:28:58 +0100
<![CDATA[Hornsey man jailed for attacking partner with ceramic frying pan]]> /news/crime-court/hornsey-man-jailed-for-attacking-partner-with-ceramic-frying-pan-1-5122830

A jealous Hornsey man has been jailed for six years for beating his partner with a ceramic frying pan – because she sent a text message.

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1.5122830 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:15:32 +0100
<![CDATA[Barking to Gospel Oak Overground line set to be closed for 12 weeks]]> /news/barking-to-gospel-oak-overground-line-set-to-be-closed-for-12-weeks-1-5122738

The Overground line between Barking and Gospel Oak could be closed over the Christmas period to allow electrification work to be completed.

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1.5122738 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:39:07 +0100
<![CDATA[Author of The Demon Headmaster pays visit to St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School]]> /education/author-of-the-demon-headmaster-pays-visit-to-st-joseph-s-catholic-primary-school-1-5122390

It was a devilish end-of-term library session for youngsters at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School with the visit of an award-winning author.

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1.5122390 Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:15:33 +0100
<![CDATA[Chalcots residents mull legal action against Camden Council over evacuation]]> /news/chalcots-residents-mull-legal-action-against-camden-council-over-evacuation-1-5121964

Concerned Chalcots residents are consulting lawyers about the possibility of legal action against Camden Council over the sudden evacuation of their homes due to fire safety concerns.

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1.5121964 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:08:26 +0100
<![CDATA[Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe allowed out to see psychiatrist after Parliamentary debate]]> /news/joy-as-nazanin-zaghari-ratcliffe-allowed-to-see-psychiatrist-after-parliamentary-debate-1-5121946

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran has spoken of his relief after his wife was granted a series of sessions with a female psychiatrist for her fragile mental state.

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1.5121946 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:51:27 +0100
<![CDATA[Hampstead mum ‘bites into glass’ in Cornetto ice cream she was sharing with baby]]> /news/hampstead-mum-bites-into-glass-in-cornetto-she-was-sharing-with-baby-1-5121306

A woman was left “shaking with fury” after she bit into what she believes was a shard of glass in her Cornetto ice cream which she was sharing with her baby.

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1.5121306 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:18:56 +0100
<![CDATA[Globe Tennis Club fears Camden Council wants to turn Belsize Park site into housing]]> /news/politics/globe-tennis-club-fears-camden-council-wants-to-turn-belsize-park-site-into-housing-1-5120126

A Belsize Park tennis club says it fears its days are numbered as it believes Camden Council has earmarked the site for housing development.

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1.5120126 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:20:22 +0100
<![CDATA[Chasm emerges among Jewish community as Orthodox rabbis call for boycott of JW3 cultural centre in Hampstead]]> /news/chasm-emerges-among-jewish-community-as-orthodox-rabbis-call-for-boycott-of-jw3-cultural-centre-in-hampstead-1-5119255

Orthodox rabbis in St John’s Wood and Golders Green have called on their congregations to boycott Hampstead Jewish cultural centre JW3 in protest at the cultural centre’s promotion of ‘lifestyles and behaviours forbidden by the Torah’.

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1.5119255 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:31:31 +0100
<![CDATA[Missing Camden schoolgirl: Police issue appeal for help to find Jordan Lopez, 14]]> /news/missing-camden-schoolgirl-police-issue-appeal-for-help-to-find-jordan-lopez-14-1-5119171

Police are appealing for help to find a missing Camden teen.

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1.5119171 Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:53:23 +0100
<![CDATA[Student, 17, debates Hornsey and Wood Green MP Catherine West on Brexit]]> /news/student-17-debates-hornsey-and-wood-green-mp-catherine-west-on-brexit-1-5117256

A devoted remain MP was quizzed this week by a young Brexiteer during a politics summer school.

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1.5117256 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:21:57 +0100
<![CDATA[Q&A: Vas Blackwood on why he loves Dartmouth Park and Hampstead Heath]]> /news/q-a-vas-blackwood-on-why-he-loves-dartmouth-park-and-hampstead-heath-1-5116966

In this week’s Ham&High we spoke to Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels actor Vas Blackwood told us about his life, loves and respect for former Labour leader Michael Foot.

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1.5116966 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:15:08 +0100
<![CDATA[Haringey Council leaders wave through multi-million pound development - for a second time]]> /news/haringey-council-leaders-wave-through-multi-million-pound-development-for-a-second-time-1-5116451

Plans to part-privatise council homes and business in a multimillion-pound deal were reapproved within 40 minutes last night amid cries of “shame” from the public.

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1.5116451 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:52:39 +0100
<![CDATA[Jail for Archway fraudster who conned victims out of £100k]]> /news/crime-court/jail-for-archway-fraudster-who-conned-victims-out-of-100k-1-5115974

A serial-fraudster will spend four years behind bars following a scam in which he posed as a jet-setting businessman dealing in fine wine and champagne.

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1.5115974 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:22:42 +0100
<![CDATA[Chalk Farm station to close this weekend as old lifts are replaced]]> /news/chalk-farm-station-to-close-this-weekend-as-old-lifts-are-replaced-1-5115915

Chalk Farm tube station will be closed this weekend as work begins on replacing the station’s two lifts.

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1.5115915 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:35:47 +0100
<![CDATA[Q and A: South Hampstead High School headteacher Vicky Bingham]]> /education/q-and-a-south-hampstead-high-school-headteacher-vicky-bingham-1-5115817

We spoke to Vicky Bingham about why she loves being headteacher of South Hampstead High School.

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1.5115817 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:06:15 +0100
<![CDATA[Barretts Grove: Stokey house with ‘wicker basket’ balconies is bookies’ choice for UK’s best new building award]]> /property/barretts-grove-stokey-house-with-wicker-basket-balconies-is-bookies-choise-for-uk-s-best-new-building-award-1-5115621

Bet your bottom dollar on this home in Stoke Newington, now the bookies’ favourite to win RIBA’s prestigious Stirling Prize.

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1.5115621 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:34:46 +0100
<![CDATA[Highgate Library campaigners take on Haringey Council in packed public meeting]]> /news/heritage/highgate-library-campaigners-take-on-haringey-council-in-packed-public-meeting-1-5115391

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

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1.5115391 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:45:41 +0100
<![CDATA[Suspicious package found in Finchley Road post office]]> /news/suspicious-package-found-in-finchley-road-post-office-1-5115385

A parade of shops was sealed off by police today after a suspicious package was found inside WH Smith.

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1.5115385 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:44:50 +0100
<![CDATA[Teen cyclist shot in Regent’s Park]]> /news/teen-cyclist-shot-in-regent-s-park-1-5114907

A teenage boy was shot in the foot while cycling through Regent’s Park.

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1.5114907 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:22:35 +0100
<![CDATA[Campaign group formed to defend schools from education cuts hails impact of Camden and Haringey parents and teachers]]> /education/campaign-group-formed-to-defend-schools-from-education-cuts-hails-impact-of-camden-and-haringey-parents-and-teachers-1-5114834

A campaign group formed to defend schools from education cuts has hailed the impact of parents and teachers in forcing the government to better protect funding for students across Camden and Haringey.

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1.5114834 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:57:10 +0100
<![CDATA[Office supplies company UOE reveals plans for Crouch End Post Office]]> /news/office-supplies-company-uoe-reveals-plans-for-crouch-end-post-office-1-5114687

A company has revealed plans to transform a popular post office.

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1.5114687 Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:09:37 +0100

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