A burst pipe saw streams of water cascade through Crouch End on Saturday.

Camden Council says the noise of HS2 construction is making nearby homes “virtually uninhabitable” ahead of the Euston rail works “ramping up”.

“As a blind person I can’t see beauty. But when I dive into the Ponds I experience it as a physical sensation. I’m immersed in cold water and detached from any other sense. It’s pure touch, pure physical sensation. That’s the way I experience beauty and joy.”

A Covid-19 fundraiser to support vulnerable residents in Haringey has received an “overwhelming” community response.

Hampstead Heath, Highgate Wood and Alexandra Park have been awarded for setting the “benchmark” for natural green spaces.

Three-quarters of independent shops in St John’s Wood say they fear for their future in the high street.

An East Finchley campaigner is calling on the government to maintain the legal right of child refugees to reunite with their families in the UK.

North London councils in Camden, Haringey and Barnet have backed the new Covid-19 rules as the capital prepares to enter Tier 2 of the government’s “high” alert measures.

A new fashion pop-up in Crouch End is calling on residents to back independent local businesses ahead of Christmas.

A Camden Town community centre is asking for “urgent” help at its food bank as it anticipates a spike of users from the Covid-19 pandemic in the coming weeks.

Food poverty exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic “cannot be unseen”, warned a Finchley Road community centre on Monday.

“Gilbert was a nutter. Anything which an average person would regard as an obstacle was more like a red flag in front of a bull for him. He was willing to try anything.”

Haringey’s new mayor visited Dunn’s bakery in Crouch End to mark its 200th birthday - and was presented with a cake by his former Highgate Wood classmate.

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has marked its planting of 74 trees around St John’s Wood with a commemorative tulip tree.

The ladies’ pond at Hampstead Heath reopened today after water tests returned improved results.

Muswell Hill residents enjoyed some music and a cup of tea on Wednesday to dust off the Covid blues.

Police paid tribute to Muswell Hill cop Keith Blakelock on Tuesday on the 35th anniversary of his murder.

Crouch End Picturehouse “temporarily” closed today but it remains unclear when the cinema will reopen with jobs at risk.

Graffiti defacing a Muswell Hill street named after Nelson Mandela has been removed.

“I say to my firefighters this may be your bread and butter incident, but for the person who rang 999 it’s the worst day of their life and you’ve gone along and saved them.”

A Hampstead barrister overcame Storm Francis to walk from the UK’s west to east coast for a charity fundraiser.

In March, the coronavirus pandemic threatened to derail Hampstead Community Centre’s (HCC’s) vital work with NW3’s young and old.

“Betrayed” Belsize Park students say their school’s “family” is under threat after four special educational needs (SEN) staff were let go.

The annual fireworks display at Alexandra Palace has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

Hampstead Heath’s ladies’ pond is closed again due to “poor results” from water quality tests - only eight days since it reopened following a sewage leak.

Hampstead pupils have been treated to a “magical” West End “premiere” for two films they starred in at school.

Haringey’s new mayor urged greater action to tackle racial and religious inequality as he was sworn in on Thursday at the opening of Black History Month.

Jewish Community Centre London (JW3) hosted a “hybrid” night of international musical theatre last week to a socially distanced crowd.

The manager of Muswell Hill Foodbank – which has been at the heart of the area’s coronavirus response – has won recognition from Barnet Council for his outstanding community service.

Students from at least four schools in the west of Haringey have been self-isolating with confirmed or suspected cases of Covid-19.


With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start for the small and medium-sized companies. Let’s get businesses ready to take advantage of new opportunities...

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