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We can’t trust councils to renovate social housing safely, but we can’t put our faith in developers either. It seems the market won’t provide, and then there are those who resent it when it does. Is this the start of the housing Hunger Games?

Swiss Cottage School has become one of a handful of schools to be given an “outstanding” Ofsted rating for the sixth time in a row.

More than 1,000 fire doors were missing from the Camden tower blocks evacuated on Friday, the goverment has revealed.

Ham&High editor Emily Banks writes:

More than 80 people have refused to leave their homes on the fire trap Chalcots Estate during the urgent evacuation last night.

Residents are being evacuated from all five tower block on the Chalcots Estate in an emergency move tonight.

After receiving the results of independent fire safety tests, commissioned after the tragedy at Grenfell towers, Camden is being forced to remove all their cladding from five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate in Swiss Cottage.

Around ten thousand revellers descended on Highgate’s Pond Square to enjoy a tropical-themed day of food and entertainment at Fair in the Square on Saturday.

Serious concerns over safety measures raised following a fire at a high-rise tower block still remain to be addressed five years on, say residents.

Neighbours living in high-rise tower blocks in Camden have spoken about their own fears following the Grenfell Tower fire.

Camden Council is on standby to provide temporary housing to survivors left homeless in the Grenfell Tower Fire.

As we head to the polls again tour here’s a petition for Hampstead to ‘do a Brexit’ and seperate from Camden Council. But is isolation enough to keep iceberg basements and other symptoms of a sickening property market at bay?

Having scrapped the old design for being too ‘boring’ Google have employed Heatherwick Studio to design a work/play office that will be longer than the Shard is tall

Camden and Haringey parents are descending on parks this week for protest picnics and assemblies against school funding cuts.

Whatever your view on politics or politicians, the only way to have it heard is by voting – and time is running out to register.

Here’s everything you need to know about how the Lib Dem manifesto promises to tackle housing, including Rent to Own and a 200 per cent council tax on second and empty homes

Here’s everything you need to know about the Labour Party’s manifesto pledges for housing, first time buyers and renters, and what it means for Camden residents

A government minister joined the Tory Hampstead and Kilburn candidate for a Q&A at a care home today – with questions ranging from military intervention abroad, migration and mental health services.

A report has revealed more council homes are currently being demolished than built, but Camden Council says it needs to balance affordable homes with the private flats that fund them

The newest representative to join Camden Council will be picked in a by-election today.

Georgia Gould has been elected as the new leader of Camden Council.

Planning approval has been granted for the scheme, which will use funds raised from the sale of new homes to redevelop community facilities.

Supply is finally meeting demand with new homes are springing up all over north London, but who’s buying, and will turbulent political waters sink the market?

Camden children took to the stage today with the cast of hit production STOMP as part of a campaign to encourage exercise across the borough.

Camden is one of six boroughs to sign up to the pilot of a new name and shame database to tackle rogue agents and landlords in the private rented sector


Often one of the most daunting parts of going through a divorce or separation is knowing what steps to take first and how to deal with financial issues which arise. Here, Jessica Palmer of Streathers Solicitors in Hampstead, offers answers to commonly asked questions

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