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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

JFS has been downgraded from Ofsted 'outstanding' to 'requires improvement' (pic credit: Google Maps)

Ofsted downgrade Jewish school in Kenton following indoctrination claims

A Jewish school in Kenton has been downgraded by education watchdogs after an unannounced inspection following a claim that pupils were being taught extremist orthodox views.

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High Speed 2 See all

War correspondent Oggy Boytchev was the producer for BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson

MY BELSIZE PARK: War correspondent producer Oggy Boytchev says Belsize keeps him calm

Oggy Boytchev, 59, has enjoyed a long career as a producer working with BBC war correspondent John Simpson. He is now a freelance journalist and TV producer.

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Obituaries See all

Human rights campaigner Helen Bamber who has died aged 89. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Obituary: Emma Thompson and Colin Firth lead tributes to pioneering human rights activist Helen Bamber

A trailblazing human rights campaigner who has died aged 89 has been remembered as a “beacon of hope for humanity” by family, celebrity figures, charities and Jewish organisations.

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