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Hampstead could become its own constituency again for the first time since 1979 under proposed new electoral boundary proposals.

The husband of jailed mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has repeated his demand to meet the Iranian ambassador to the UK so he can attend a possible second trial of his wife.

More than three months on from the sudden evacuation of the Chalcots towers, we are still waiting for the council to release all the information residents need to help inform the promised ‘independent review’ of what went wrong.

The husband of a West Hampstead mum jailed in Iran has called on the British Government to take action as his wife was yesterday dragged back into court accused of new charges which could see her trapped in jail for another 16 years.

In-work poverty at a record high; child poverty rising; living standards stagnating as inflation outstrips wages; energy bills sky-rocketing; 20,000 fewer police officers on the street; draconian cuts to the education budget; accelerating student debt; NHS in crisis; social mobility in reverse.

As ever, it has been a fascinating conference, catching up with our Camden Conservative friends and even those from the other side! Yes, the other side was there and they seemed to be enjoying themselves.

The future of the Globe Tennis Club is still uncertain after the Lawn Tennis Association has confirmed that its funding is under threat.

Library campaigners have accused their MP of misleading the public over how £7million is being spent by a Tory council.

A Labour led council has dismissed Jeremy Corbyn’s calls for tenants to vote on whether or not their homes should be redeveloped.

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

How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.

Reimbursements for rental payments during the period Chalcots residents were out of their homes are being dealt with very slowly, private leaseholders and social tenants have complained.

The controversy over a Belsize Park tennis club’s lease echoes that of Queen’s Crescent Market, according to the former head of the association which ran it.

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has welcomed his jailed wife’s case being raised with Iran by a UK government minister.

A Belsize Park tennis club says an ongoing row with Camden council over its lease is threatening its existence as it struggles to secure funding with its future uncertain.

Save Barnet Libraries campaigners are celebrating a small step towards victory after the culture secretary agreed to recognise their representations as a formal complaint – meaning the ministry will investigate the Council’s changes to library provision and could order them reversed.

A row has erupted between campaigners, inter faith leaders and Haringey Council after a ruling on anti-Semitism.

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

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

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

The owners of the former Chippenham Hotel have been ordered to remove steel shutters and spruce up the long-neglected local landmark, after tenacious campaigning by local activists and publicity in the Wood&Vale.

Haringey council’s Labour leader has fought off a motion of no confidence from within her party calling for her resignation.

Haringey Council leader Claire Kober has faced down critics’ allegations residents are treated with contempt.

Tulip Siddiq yesterday spoke in a parliamentary debate to call for more money for Camden to ensure fire safety in the borough’s tower blocks.

David Lammy, MP for Tottenham, has accused Haringey Council of being “high handed” and “out of touch” over a plan to sell off millions of pounds worth of public assets.

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