A Westminster sports centre has become a food bank as it launches a partnership with the North Paddington Food Bank to help feed families in the Church Street area.

Muswell Hill Golf Club confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that it would no longer “consider the culling of foxes as a solution” to increased numbers of the creatures on its land.

The grounds of Kenwood House are to be reopened to the public on May 27.

The Dartmouth Park Neighbourhood Forum has voiced concerns that the plan for the demolition of Highgate Newtown Community Centre will have be too noisy and cause safety issues in the vicinity of the development.

Like many open spaces, Hampstead Heath is enjoying a resurgence of wildlife in this pandemic.

Eid celebrations in Iran could finally herald Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison – with husband Richard hoping for news of clemency within the “next ten to twenty days”.

North London MPs – and Crouch End’s fancy dress ‘plague doctor’ – were scathing after the prime minister’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings was forced to explain why he had travelled from Islington to County Durham during lockdown.

A wildcat spotted in the ‘Billionaires’ Row’ area sparked a police response before officers concluded it did not pose a threat to the public.

Police are appealing for help finding the “calculating and callous” criminals who tied up a delivery driver in Primrose Hill before stealing more than 40 expensive watches.

Haringey’s children’s services team was responsible for a “litany of failure” in a child protection case involving a disabled boy, according to a High Court judge.

Highgate School’s headteacher donned his spikes on Friday morning to run a marathon around the school’s playing fields – and he raised more than £60,000 which will help provide laptops for Year 12 pupils at nearby state schools.

With local councillors and activists calling on Haringey Council to transform its streets to benefit cyclists and pedestrians as lockdown eases, the town hall revealed it was working on three programmes that would see the borough adapted over the next six months.

Camden Council’s education chief has backed schools in the borough to use their own expertise and make their own decisions about reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.

An astonishing team of 60 volunteer sewers in Maida Vale have managed to create 3,600 medical-grade face masks for the key workers on the frontline of the coronavirus fight.

For many of us – those privileged enough to have escaped the worst of this awful disease so far – the loss of the pubs, the leisure facilities and, above all, the freedom that we are used to is the biggest sacrifice we have been asked to make during lockdown.

A tennis club, a local MP and the Highgate Society are among those to lend their support to a campaign against converting a former Crouch End care home into housing.

The senior coroner covering Inner North London is under fire over her treatment of the family of a Rabbi who died of coronavirus – with the Adath Yisroel Burial Society which manages a large number of Jewish funerals in north London considering legal action.

A Hornsey man has pleaded guilty to injuring his brother and a woman after walking into a Wood Green restaurant and opening fire.

A High Court judge has criticised a “litany of failure” at Haringey Council in regard to the way social workers handled a case involving a disabled boy.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s furlough has been extended “until a decision has been made over her clemency”.

The UK ambassador to Iran has declined to visit Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe while she is out of prison on furlough in Iran.

A group of Hampstead Heath swimmers gathered by the Heath Model Boating Pond at 9am on May 18 to protest over the City of London Corporation’s (CoLC) decision to not as yet re-open the bathing ponds.

A 26 year-old man and a 45-year old woman have been arrested in relation to the antisemitic graffiti daubed on a number of buildings in Hampstead and Belsize in December – including on the walls of South Hampstead Synagogue.

Although the owner of Crouch End’s historic Queens pub is in administration, the Ham&High can reveal administrators RSM are in “advanced discussions” over its potential sale – and if sold it will reopen when conditions allow.

Maida Vale man Ahmed Al Husseini, 25, has been charged over a collision in Knightsbridge last August.

Haringey Council was forced to hurriedly fix some badly drawn double yellow lines on the roads in Highgate this week.

The leader of Camden Council said the town hall wants to be treated as an “equal partner” by the government in the fight against coronavirus.

Tennis courts in Regent’s Park have reopened, with those in Hampstead Heath set to follow on Saturday May 16 – but the Heath’s bathing ponds and the Parliament Hill Lido remain closed.

Three north London men have been jailed after admitting to a £20,000 burglary in Barnet last November.


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