Campaigners’ efforts to stop a zebra crossing being converted into a toucan crossing have been rewarded, as Camden Council has been forced into a U-turn.

Camden Council is tonight set to reject calls to bring leisure centre contracts back in house, with its cabinet instead expected to say an external provider should keep running them.

Haringey Council is set to raise council tax for the first time in nearly a decade.

Hampstead’s Café Rouge is set to close later this month, after decades in the High Street.

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was stabbed to death in Euston last night.

Highgate resident and “gang of four” member Lord Bill Rodgers has welcomed seven MPs splitting from the Labour Party, 38 years after he did so.

Karl Marx’s memorial at Highgate Cemetery has been desecrated for the second time this month in a “senseless” act of vandalism.

House prices in Camden fell by 3.5 per cent last year, as a downward trend continued for the borough’s home owners and estate agents.

Four teenagers have been jailed for the “ferocious” killing of a 19-year-old who gatecrashed a 16-year-old girl’s birthday party.

Judy Green’s Garden Store is a hidden gem tucked away in Flask Walk, Hampstead.

The Royal Free NHS Trust has appointed a new chief executive to replace Sir David Sloman.

Drivers and pedestrians in South End Green will be doing a double take today (Thu) as one romantic local has changed the words of the area’s loading bay to “loving bay”.

British Transport Police officers are looking for a man who flashed a woman before touching himself inappropriately.

“It’s awful. You never forget how much it hurts.”

Camden Council is asking the public for their views on estate agents’ boards outside houses – with a view to banning them altogether.

Dozens of people picketed a controversial “anti-transgender” meeting on Tuesday night, billed as a discussion on “keeping women and children safe” from trans people.

Police have named the victim of the fire at the Highgate Mental Health Centre as 46-year-old Carl Thorpe, of Dartmouth Park Hill.

The family of a girl left “locked in” by a rare syndrome has raised more than £1900 for the charity trying to help fund a cure.

A bar manager has told of her shock after a cyclist was killed in West Hampstead on Saturday morning.

Eagle-eyed Hampstead locals will have noticed a romantic change to one of their familiar pillar postboxes.

Camden’s mayor has managed to bring in some of Britain’s comedy legends for two of her fund raisers this year.

A Regent’s Park vicar has paid tribute to a parishioner whose body was found in her flat as much as a month after her death.

Following revelations surrounding Café Hampstead’s liquidation last month, Harry Taylor reports on a banned company director allegedly interviewing for positions at the restaurant, and how an employment tribunal has cost it more than £10,000

A year after the Ham&High reported on the shocking conditions inside Mornington Crescent’s notorious Happy Vale Hotel, its residents have finally been evicted.

Haringey Council will spend £1million over the next year in bolstering their council tax reduction scheme.

Hampstead Town councillor Maria Higson has stepped down as a governor at the Royal Free Hospital Trust.

Work has begun to demolish the former Swiss Cottage office block 100 Avenue Road, despite a pending bid for a judicial review.

A excellent “befriender” was amongst the volunteers recognised by Jewish Care at a recent awards ceremony.

A former school teacher turned county lines “branch manager” has been arrested in Camden Town after being on the run for two months.

Hampstead’s controversial Business Improvement District (BID) has appointed a new manager – and outsourced its running.


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As part of a major refurb, the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale has renamed its three new-look function rooms to reflect the geography and rich history of the area. The largest, perfect for weddings and large meetings, is named after a Hampstead subterranean river, The Westbourne.

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.

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