September 30 2014 Latest news:

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 17°C

Five-day forecast

Cricket

Middlesex's Chris Rogers hits out

Middlesex secure Division One survival and send Lancashire down

Lancashire ran out of time to stave off relegation, and return to Division Two of the LV= County Championship after their Old Trafford shoot-out with Middlesex ended in a stalemate.

Read full story »

The team captained by Jason Gallian beat Dean Headley's team in the final as South Hampstead Cricket Club hosted their annual charity day

South Hampstead host annual Paul Daisley Trust charity cricket tournament

A sunny September day on Sunday provided the perfect backdrop for the annual Paul Daisley Trust charity cricket tournament at South Hampstead Cricket Club.

Read full story »

Dawid Malan, Middlesex

Opening Up: Middlesex cricket column with Dawid Malan

Chris Rogers seems to save his very best performances for when we’re in real trouble – and Taunton last week was a classic example.

Read full story »

Gareth Berg, Middlesex.

Middlesex may look to recruit all-rounder for next season

Middlesex are set to make the all-rounder’s position their top priority when they begin reshaping the squad for next season.

Read full story »

Ravi Patel, Middlesex

Positive spin: Middlesex cricket column with Ravi Patel

It’s been disappointing for me to miss the last two matches, but you can always accept being left out if the reasons are valid.

Read full story »

Dawid Malan top scored in Middlesex's second innings with 46

Defeat to Durham keeps Middlesex in danger of the drop

Middlesex slid deeper into relegation trouble after they were beaten by Durham in their final home match of the County Championship season.

Read full story »

Tim Murtagh in action for Middlesex. Pic: Sarah Williams

Tim Murtagh completes 10-wicket match haul but Middlesex face battle to avoid defeat to Durham

Tim Murtagh’s fourth 10-wicket match haul of his career was not enough to ease Middlesex’s relegation worries as they let Durham off the hook to face a battle to survive on the final day of the LV= County Championship match at Lord’s.

Read full story »

Nick Gubbins batting for Middlesex. Pic: Sarah Williams

Middlesex youngster happy to be learning from fellow left-handers

Conventional wisdom dictates that any team’s ideal batting order should comprise a mixture of left and right-handers as a means of disturbing the bowlers’ rhythm.

Read full story »

Dawid Malan, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Opening Up with Dawid Malan

It’s not quite over yet, but I don’t honestly think Yorkshire can be stopped from winning the County Championship title.

Read full story »

Hornsey captain Michael Philipson took 4-2 with the ball and then hit an unbeaten 36 against Richmond, but his side were relegated. Pic: Max Flego

Captain Philipson reflects on Hornsey’s relegation from Premier Division

Hornsey’s three-year stay in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County League ended on Saturday as the Crouch End outfit were relegated.

Read full story »

Hampstead's ladies celebrate. Pic: Tom Roberts

Hampstead Ladies overcome Wanstead to claim fourth spot

Hampstead’s ladies finished fourth in the North London Women’s League after a strong performance against Wanstead at Lymington Road.

Read full story »

Freddie Fairhead hits out for Hampstead. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead finish sixth after final-day defeat at Twickenham

Hampstead’s disappointing Premier Division season ended in a defeat away at Twickenham, leaving the 2013 champions sixth in the final standings.

Read full story »

Highgate's Chris Arul hits out. Pic: Max Flego

Arul hits unbeaten century as Highgate finish season on a high

Chris Arul hammered an unbeaten century as Highgate overcame the Tamils by seven wickets to round off their Division Three season on a triumphant note.

Read full story »

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll. Pic: Max Flego

North Middlesex captain eyes title challenge after successful Premier Division campaign

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll is confident that his side are capable of a league title success in the coming years.

Read full story »

Tim Murtagh in action for Middlesex. Pic: Sarah Williams

Middlesex bowler fully focused on battle for survival against Durham

Tim Murtagh is content to sacrifice next week’s one-day international series as he concentrates on spearheading Middlesex’s battle for top-flight survival.

Read full story »

Middlesex's Chris Rogers hits out

Chris Rogers rues day two drizzle as Middlesex and Warwickshire settle for a draw

Middlesex took a small step towards safety while Warwickshire’s title hopes took a big hit as their match fizzled out into the dreariest of draws at Lord’s and Chris Rogers believes that the lost second day cost the game any chance of a result.

Read full story »

Ravi Patel, Middlesex

Middlesex cricket column: Positive Spin with Ravi Patel

The way the schedule of the county season pans out, there are periods in the fixture list which are extremely congested.

Read full story »

Neil Dexter. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

Neil Dexter weighs in with the bat as Middlesex near safety against Warwickshire

Neil Dexter continued his excellent match to help steer Middlesex out of trouble against Warwickshire with the contest looking likely to peter out into a draw.

Read full story »

North Middlesex's Ethan Bamber

Dream debut for North Middlesex’s latest young star Ethan Bamber against Hornsey

Fifteen-year-old seamer Ethan Bamber enjoyed a dream Premier League debut as North Middlesex overcame neighbours Hornsey and left their visitors staring at relegation.

Read full story »

South Hampstead captain James Williams. Pic: Max Flego

South Hampstead still have work to do to avoid final-day relegation

South Hampstead still have work to do to preserve their status in the Middlesex County League on the final day after a narrow defeat at Barnes.

Read full story »

Mubasher Hassan was the top scorer in the match with 64 as Hampstead beat Finchley. Pic: Max Flego

Hampstead beat struggling Finchley but give up their title

Hampstead gave up their Middlesex County Cricket League title on Saturday as Teddington took the Premier Division crown – but they beat struggling Finchley by 15 runs.

Read full story »

Football See all

Nico Muir tucks away Wingate's second goal. Pic: Martin Addison

Wingate & Finchley enjoying best FA Cup run for 15 years

Wingate are enjoying their best FA Cup since 1999 after a 3-0 victory away at Southern Premier League high-fliers Hitchin Town in the second qualifying round of the FA Cup.

Read full story »

Rugby See all

Dylan Oudshoorn (left) scored a try on his debut for UCS Old Boys. Pic: Nick Cook/UCS Old Boys

UCS Old Boys debutants make instant impact in victory over Hitchin

Debutants Dylan Oudshoorn and James Attwood made an immediate impact, both scoring tries as UCS Old Boys returned to winning ways by beating Hitchin 36-19 in London North-West Division Three.

Read full story »

Cricket See all

Middlesex's Chris Rogers hits out

Middlesex secure Division One survival and send Lancashire down

Lancashire ran out of time to stave off relegation, and return to Division Two of the LV= County Championship after their Old Trafford shoot-out with Middlesex ended in a stalemate.

Read full story »

Athletics See all

Highgate Harriers president Henry Dodwell (right) presents Ben Pochee with a certificate of honorary life membership

It’s au revoir as Highgate Harriers coach Ben Pochee departs

Highgate Harriers’ young athletes bade farewell to coach and club stalwart Ben Pochee with a ceremonial lap of honour at Parliament Hill Fields.

Read full story »

Other Sport See all

Junior Gunners Screening Event at Emirates Stadium

Chance to join Junior Gunners for Chelsea v Arsenal match

Arsenal fans will be heading across London in their thousands to cheer on their side against Premier League front-runners Chelsea next month.

Read full story »

Local Search 24
Looking for a:
Location:
Search radius:
Click here to read the Digital Edition of the Ham&High on screen
Use our Wedding site to help you plan your big day!
At WeddingSite we know how much you have to organise for your wedding day, that's why we have designed a set of FREE, simple-to-use tools to make the planning process easy & hassle-free. FIND OUT MORE
Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Hampstead businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the Ham&High, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE