Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.
Council tenants in Camden’s Harben Road estate claim they’ve been without heating or hot water more than 30 times this year.
A few weeks ago the “literati” of Crouch End were invited to celebrate the first birthday of our new Waterstones.
A Maida Vale councillor has called on Historic England to “urgently consider” listing the area’s famous recording studios after the BBC announced it was to close the building after over eighty years.
Homes for Haringey and Haringey Council have looked to calm fears that housing jobs they’re advertising do not signal the restart of the unpopular Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) project.
A left-right rift has opened up in the Hampstead and Kilburn Labour branch over reports that a minute’s silence for ex-councillor Tessa Jowell was disrupted.
Dame Tessa Jowell has been described as an “inspirational” politician with “unflinching tenacity” as friends and former colleagues shared heartfelt tributes following her death at the age of 70.
The Conservatives have taken back control of Labour target Barnet Council in what many say is a protest vote against the antisemitism controversy surrounding Jeremy Corbyn.
The metallurgy graduate hopes she will have the steel to keep her Highgate seat, and the Green Party’s representation on Camden Council in next month’s election.
On anti-Semitism, parliament roared, but Jeremy Corbyn wasn’t listening.
Current deputy leader Cllr Joseph Ejiofor said Claire Kober’s flagship policy “does not provide the answer” on housing in the borough.
Leader Georgia Gould paid tribute to Camden’s Jewish community, and said Labour will stand up for people left “desperate” by austerity.
Ian Aitken, the distinguished former political editor of the Guardian who lived most of his life in Highgate, has died aged 90.
Camden Council has approved a tax hike for residents but also confirmed they will be paying for more police on the borough’s streets, during a heated council meeting on Tuesday.
The Liberal Democrats lost a fight over how Haringey spends its money last night as outgoing leader Claire Kober and her Labour councillors voted for a three per cent council tax hike.
A West Hampstead Labour councillor believes a culture change is necessary after he spoke out about “obsessional Jew-baiting and Israel bashing” in the Hampstead and Kilburn Labour Party.
A fire engine was left marooned for nine hours at East Finchley Allotment, home to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s vegetable patch, after it responded to a fire on Thursday morning.
The Friends of West Hampstead Library got a welcome anniversary gift when the councillor responsible for libraries told them further library closures would happen “over his dead body.”
In the past year, we have seen a swelling of outrage to push for true equality for women across a wide range of industries.
Londoners seeking high quality houses for sale within easy commuting distance of the capital are being advised to look north to St Albans’ prestigious Gabriel Square development.
Wembley Sailing Club is hosting a Push the Boat Out event on Sunday May 20, where those interested in taking up the sport are invited to experience the club in action.
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