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Every window on all five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate in Camden needs to be replaced as part of urgent safety works.

The proposed increase to councillors’ pay is less than an independent body, tasked with looking at members’ pay, recommends.

A campaigner who took a controversial £2billion plan to regenerate Haringey to the High Court has vowed to fight on after a judge rejected his bid to stop it.

Outgoing Haringey Council leader Claire Kober has said she has few regrets over the controversial £2billion housing plans which sparked protest across the borough.

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

“Why on earth am I still banging on about Brexit?”

A month-long mugging crime spree in Highgate has seen schoolchildren targeted by teenage gangs.

The former Conservative deputy leader of Camden Council has joined the Liberal Democrats, crediting the party’s pro-European Union stance.

Highgate’s Liberal Democrat councillor Liz Morris responds to the recent attack on Gail’s bakery.

A night encompassing India’s partition, the armed forces, and the Liberal Democrats was held at Burgh House on October 17, as Paddy Ashdown spoke in the latest ‘Lifelines’ talk.

Camden Council will not press ahead with a HDV style deal for the CIP regeneration plans, and pledges to look at community-led housing

Plans to part-privatise council homes and business in a multimillion-pound deal were reapproved within 40 minutes last night amid cries of “shame” from the public.

Opponents of the biggest sell-off of public assets in the country have forced Haringey Council to review a decision to push through the controversial scheme.

The Conservative Party’s Mike Freer won a third term in Finchley and Golders Green last night, but his majority has been slashed.

Labour’s Catherine West has stormed to victory in Hornsey and Wood Green - retaking the seat she won for the first time in 2015 with a hugely increased majority.

The Conservatives claim Labour’s proposed land value tax could hike up taxes in homes with gardens, so what would it mean for green and leafy north London where land is already at a premium?

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

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn has said she is the only person who can properly represent those who voted to stay in the European Union.

Labour’s Marcus Boyland has become Camden’s newest councillor after comprehensively defeating his rivals in the Gospel Oak by-election – and bucking the national trend.


Melange, with locations in Barnet and Crouch End, has opened a third in Belsize Park. Here co-owner Justina Markauskaite talks about removing the borders between cuisines and why they put family at the centre of everything they do

Toni Krok, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007, has set up a charity to help people living with the condition and their families adjust to the challenges it brings.

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