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Former Kelly Hoppen project director John Allsopp has recently returned to his architectural roots, opening an independent studio in Belsize Park. He talks about his youth in Barbados, marrying interior styling with structural design and reveals the artistic visionaries he most admires.

“With Universal Credit on one hand and Brexit causing uncertainty over immigration on the other, we’ll probably have queues out of the door.” That’s the warning from Sean Canning, director of the Camden Community Law Centre, as it celebrates its 45th birthday.

Three years after a controversial merger saw Torriano Primary School formed, teachers and governors are celebrating a top-of-the-class Ofsted rating that Camden Council’s education chief said “vindicated” the decision to amalgamate the schools.

“It stank. It smelt like the goat pen at London Zoo.”

When Acland Burghley schoolteachers Celia Greenwood and Teresa Noble were hopefully asking around Camden for a space to hold arts classes back in 1978, they hardly imagined the impact their charity would have on the local community.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

A man who drunkenly attacked and killed an 80-year-old Kentish Town woman in broad daylight at a Camden Road bus stop has been jailed for six years.

A new market at the centre in Finchley Road has a wealth of fresh and cooked produce on offer

Protesters picketed an “unlawful” Kentish Town supermarket at the shop’s poorly received opening party on Friday.

Seven months to the day after a single winter night saw two young men stabbed to death, Camden’s youth safety task force – led by Holborn and St Pancras MP Keir Starmer and Cllr Abdul Hai – last night recommended a series of measures to arrest the alarming upwards trend in youth violence in the borough.

A reward of £10,000 is being offered for information into the 2013 disappearance of Kilburn man Robert Duff – who police believe may have been murdered.

A man has appeared in court over a hit and run crash which killed Camden man Richard Dougherty last month.

A group of teenagers celebrated after attacking Lewis Blackman, 19, who had gatecrashed a girl’s 16th birthday party, a court heard yesterday.

I last wrote in July, discussing planning in Camden and that whilst we have to work within the parameters that govern us at both a national and London-wide level, we always seek to push the limits as much as possible to focus Camden’s planning policies on our community needs.

A Camden man has died in hospital days after being hit by a stolen car on Leighton Road in Kentish Town.

Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with an fail-to-stop crash in Kentish Town last month.

A man in his 60s is fighting for his life after a hit and run in Kentish Town in the early hours of this morning.

DJing, producing music, and creating comic books and graffiti are some of the skills children have been learning in Kentish Town during the summer holidays.

It’s unlikely anyone testing the water at Hampstead Heath’s many ponds expected their checks for bugs like E.coli would ever become part of a performance art project.

Last Thursday, Judge Holgate in the High Court slapped an injunction on TfL to stop works to the Swiss Cottage gyratory as part of CS11 without consent from the other relevant authorities.

Commuters using Kentish Town tube station will face a long walk to travel after next week, as the downwards escalator is out of action.

A police officer acted like “a bully in uniform” as he smashed and sawed his way through a windscreen of a car he had stopped in Kentish Town, a court heard this morning.

Fast growing hairdressing group opens its 22nd salon in the capital in Kentish Town High Road

Two property management companies have been slapped with a £42,000 bill over three “unsafe” and “rat-infested” flats in Kentish Town.

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