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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

A ‘vain’ St. John’s Wood fraudster has been jailed for scamming his way to three top-of-the-range Ferraris.

Police were called to reports of a shooting in Maida Vale in the early hours last night - but it turned out the incident involved a BB gun rather than a firearm.

Police are calling for witnesses after a man was stabbed in an attempted motorcycle robbery in Ladbroke Grove.

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

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’.

A burglar who tried to force his way into a St John’s Wood house while the owner watched on has been jailed for a year.

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.

A once-beloved Maida Vale hotel and bar is being neglected by its owners and Westminster council is failing to act, the area’s MP has complained.

Haringey Council bosses are under fire after spending almost £44,000 visiting a French Riviera real estate conference.

A huge fire burning at a building in Marylebone has been brought under control.

Alarmed residents are calling for action against a chilling rise in moped muggers targeting the area.

The woman, aged 24, is still being treated in hospital for “life-changing injuries” five days after the crash in Elgin Avenue.

Notices have gone up on a demolished pub in Maida Vale signalling a long-awaited start to rebuild it ‘brick by brick’.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a brutal unprovoked attack in Warwick Avenue which left a tourist needing surgery.

A model and sports personality has returned to a hospital in St John’s Wood to open its new knee surgery unit.

A man charged with raping a woman he met on a dating site after his domineering sister turned her into an “unpaid skivvy” has been cleared.

Drivers of diesel cars will be charged 50 per cent more to park in Marylebone under a new pilot scheme by Westminster Council.

Police are appealing for information about a missing woman with links to Maida Vale, Kilburn and the Edgware Road amid a claim she has been kidnapped.

Some homeless people in Westminster will be moved out of London with many sent to live in private sector properties in Coventry and Leicester.

Tube workers could stage a second walkout this year on February 6 as part of a dispute over jobs and ticket office closures.

Police have launched a fresh bid to find the killer of a young woman who was murdered in her Maida Vale flat 44 years ago.

Opposition councillors in Westminster have slammed the council for its proposal to provide vitally needed social homes for its homeless households - in the borough of Hounslow.

A 19-year-old man is fighting for his life after he was stabbed in Queen’s Park.

Police are appealing for information leading to a chronically ill man who frequents Kilburn and has been missing for six weeks

A community living in a conservation area in Marylebone fear their quiet neighbourhood will become a congestion infested rat run if the council ploughs on with the Baker Street two-way traffic scheme.

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