The Templars Tennis Club in Temple Fortune is still threatened by redevelopment after the site’s owners appealed against Barnet Council’s rejection of the scheme.

The mayor of London has stepped in to save the 47 of the 51 London Overground ticket offices that were threatened with closure late last year.

A Jewish LGBT charity based in West Hampstead has joined voices criticising a “harmful” open letter signed by a number of north London rabbis and community figures.

A dogged West Hampstead inventor took technology firm Dyson to the High Court this week arguing he should be credited with helping invent the firm’s “Supersonic” hairdryer.

Going to an after-school club can be a traumatic affair if you are autistic.

A Highgate arts centre has been awarded more than £100,000 by Children in Need to continue its innovative circus groups with local children.

One of the most striking things about Muswell Hill Library is the 1930s mural that adorns the children’s section.

A Gospel Oak man has been jailed for seven years for a “ferocious” sledgehammer attack on a police officer.

A week ago today (Thurs), Camden’s planning committee rejected a recommendation to approve a controversial development at Barrie House in Primrose Hill.

Rainer Bathke, who died last month aged 76, was a well-known face throughout Camden.

“Vulnerable” residents in a Primrose Hill block are concerned that plans to build a nine-flat extension could “ruin their quality of life”.

Camden’s highest-ranking police officer called on the community to help his team bring justice for Calvin Bungisa, who was murdered in Grafton Road last Monday – while Calvin’s uncle and a youth worker who had mentored him spoke movingly of their loss at a packed community meeting on Tuesday night.

The Highgate community has rallied in hope of protecting a family-run launderette in Highgate which could be forced to close – if plans from its landlord to “reconstruct” the building get the go-ahead.

Two men accused of the fatal stabbing of Zahir Visiter close to Regent’s Park Mosque in March will face a trial in September.

Police investigating the lorry accident which left a 94 year old pensioner dead in Finchley Road last week are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Two cases of measles at a Golders Green school have shocked parents – as the Ham&High can reveal there have been scores of children infected in Barnet and Haringey since October.

A Chalk Farm woman is furious after living with an “earth-shaking” noise coming from her radiators for over three years.

Westminster Council has stumped up a small fee to end a dispute with a sub-contractor that meant 8,000 street lights were left on 24/7 last week – including in St John’s Wood and Maida Vale.

As King’s Cross charity New Horizon Youth Centre continues its crusade against youth homelessness, its latest plans include making sure Londoners remember April Fool’s Day isn’t always funny – and tentatively trying to build a new homelessness shelter.

Air pollution outside of a Crouch End primary school is so bad that the lollipop lady who helps children cross the road has bought a gas mask.

A Kentish Town woman, her family, and even her favourite café are trying to find the Good Samaritan who helped her after a speeding cyclist crashed into her and broke her hip.

A month after its launch, the ambitious NW3 Green School Runs (NW3GSR)community group is meeting with 11 local schools, Camden Council and stakeholders including Public Health England as it hopes to transform how children get to school in the area.

Protesters in Childs Hill have spent the last three weeks peacefully trying to prevent the loss of more than 90 trees on the Granville Road Estate.

Barnet’s opposition Labour group have joined councillors and Tory MP Mike Freer in expressing concern as to the closure and relocation of the Ravenscroft Medical Centre in Golders Green.

A drug dealer from Hornsey has been jailed after being arrested while loitering next to a Camden school with a 17 inch “zombie knife” in December.

Crouch End’s Park Road Lido is celebrating its 90th birthday this year, and with the weather beginning to improve a calendar of celebratory events are kicking off.

Eighty years ago, on March 24, 1939, Belsize Square Syngagogue conducted its first service. It was a congregation built on the collective trauma of Jewish families who had fled continental Europe as the horrors of the Nazis were laid bare.

When Hilde Galton founded Galton Flowers in 1948, little did she know her florist’s shop would be still going strong – as one of the best known in London – 70 years later.

Fans of the Earl Haig Hall in Crouch End – which was open as a pub until January – have applied for it to be locally listed and become an Asset of Community Value (ACV).

Cows could return to Hamsptead Heath before the end of the year.


St Albans’ award-winning Gabriel Square development offers Londoners the chance to buy a luxury home with an easy commute to the capital

Newham Recorder chats to Sue Price of East Ham, a foster parent who cares for babies through the Newham borough council, about what to expect as a foster carer to infants

Wondering what charity events are coming up? If you would like to experience some of the best buildings, monuments and famous landmarks London sightseeing has to offer, as well as get involved with a good cause that serves the north London community, the Big Fun Walk on Sunday May 5 ticks all boxes.


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