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Headteacher William Dean (first from left) and his quiz partners. Picture: Tony Gay

Pub quiz raises vital funds for Highgate family centre that supports new mums

A pub quiz to raise funds for a family centre that provides breastfeeding and midwifery support to new mums has raised £500.

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Headteacher William Dean (second from left) with staff and babies from the Highgate Family Centre

Whittington Hospital trust saves Highgate family centre offering mums breastfeeding counselling from closure

A family centre in Highgate that offers breastfeeding support and postnatal care has been saved from closure after it won funding for another year.

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The Royal Free has adopted a zero-tolerance policy on those caught smoking on its site

‘No smoking in your uniforms’ nurses told by Royal Free Hospital

Patients and staff caught smoking in the gardens, entrances or car parks of the Royal Free Hospital will find themselves on the wrong side of a new zero tolerance crackdown against smokers.

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Whittington's Health hand team: Gretta O'Toole, Patricia Folan, Mike Coltman, Dr Michael Kelsey and Tracey Groarke

Whittington Hospital launches clean hands campaign to combat superbugs and infections

The Whittington Hospital has stepped up its fight against infections by launching a campaigning urging staff, patients and visitors to stop and clean their hands.

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Roger Lloyd-Pack at Keats House in Hampstead. Picture: Nigel Sutton

‘Trigger? He was so much more than that’ - family and friends speak on ‘local hero’ Roger Lloyd-Pack

Tributes have poured in from across Camden and the world of entertainment following the death of comedy legend and “local hero” Roger Lloyd-Pack, who has been remembered locally for his campaigning spirit of justice and equality.

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A still from footage taken in Highgate West Cemetery of the mystery wallaby which grabbed headlines in the Ham&High this year.

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: Top Ham&High stories of 2013

Reporter Tim Lamden looks back at the Ham&High’s top stories of 2013.

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Hetty Bower and daughter Margie Dolan marching to stop the Whittington Hospital sell-off in March this year. Picture: Polly Hancock

Tributes flood in as ‘tireless campaigner’ Hetty Bower dies aged 108

Hundreds of tributes from the community and prominent politicians, including Labour leader Ed Miliband, have poured in for peace campaigner Hetty Bower, who has died aged 108.

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Education See all

Schoolchildren from St Eugene de Mazenod Catholic Primary School mark World Porridge Day with associate headteacher Greg Donohue and Mim McCulloch from charity Magic Breakfast. Picture: Polly Hancock

World Porridge Day goes down a treat at West Hampstead primary school

Children at a West Hampstead primary school have celebrated World Porridge Day by tucking into big bowls of one of Britain’s best-loved breakfast dishes.

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High Speed 2 See all

Andrew Marr will be speaking about his new novel. Picture: Doug Peters

Top five things to do in Hampstead and Highgate this week

An evening with broadcaster and journalist Andrew Marr, a tour giving a history of London Zoo’s architecture and the Belsize Festival are just some of the things featured in our top five this week.

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Obituaries See all

Lynda Bellingham at the Hampstead & Highgate Literary Festival in 2010. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Former Crouch End and Muswell Hill resident Lynda Bellingham dies after losing cancer fight

Actress and Loose Women presenter Lynda Bellingham, who was battling cancer, died yesterday in her husband’s arms, her agent has confirmed.

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