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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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Bernard Behrman

Obituary: Political activist Bernard Behrman who fought Whittington Hospital sell-off dies aged 81

A passionate lifelong political activist who fought against sell-off proposals at the Whittington Hospital has been remembered as an “astonishing man” with the “most incredible energy”.

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Inspirational: Dr Kim Holt, who raised concerns about unsafe practices in the unit where Baby Peter was seen. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

Baby P whistleblower Dr Kim Holt among country’s most inspirational women in healthcare

Clinicians from the Whittington and Royal Free hospitals, including Baby P whistleblower Dr Kim Holt, have been voted among the most inspirational women in healthcare.

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Education See all

Composer John Altman at Beckford Primary School fair playing the saxaphone for pupils. Picture: Mark Hakansson

Prolific composer who played with Hendrix and Clapton star guest at Camden school fete

A prolific composer and musician who has played with music legends like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Bob Marley lent his support to a carnival-themed school fair.

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High Speed 2 See all

Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin said the government would not support the Double Deck Down 2 design. Picture: PA/Joe Giddens

Blow as government refuses to support Camden-backed HS2 Euston station design

Efforts to save hundreds of Camden residents from seeing their homes demolished have been dealt a blow after the government revealed it would not be supporting a community-backed design for the redevelopment of Euston station.

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Obituaries See all

Vera Derer and Vladimir Derer at their Golders Green home in 1981. Picture: Geoffrey White/Associated Newspapers/REX.

Campaigner who changed Labour Party rules from Golders Green home dies aged 95

A left-wing activist who ran an influential Labour Party campaign group from his Golders Green home has died aged 95.

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