An 83-year-old driver lost control and ploughed into a young mother because he confused the brake and accelerator pedals, a trial heard this week.

The superintendent of Hampstead Heath said he was pleased the outcome of the dams project judicial review has provided “clarity” – and he insisted it will “enhance” the landscape.

Opponents of the Hampstead Heath dams project insist the fight is not over after losing their High Court challenge – and they are set to lobby the environment secretary and Camden Council.

It’s a “rather grim” alleyway that serves as a little else but a store for rubbish and recycling.

The Heath and Hampstead Society has lost its High Court battle against the controversial £15million ponds project.

Police in Camden have rejected accusations of sexism after figures revealed female officers are far less likely to be recognised for bravery or excellent police work.

It is nearly a year since Boris Johnson forced the closure of Belsize fire station in the face of widespread opposition from the community, firefighters, politicians of all stripes – and his own fire authority.

TV magician Dynamo made a surprise appearance as part of an “unbeatable” celeb line-up at the Hampstead Christmas Festival.

The distraught mother of a woman from Gospel Oak who disappeared more than six years ago has launched a fresh appeal for help in tracing her daughter.

A young mother who leapt out of a window with her baby to escape a blaze sparked by schizophrenic killer Peter Holboll, says she cannot believe the fatal incident was “allowed to happen” in this country.

The mental health service that refused to admit schizophrenic killer Peter Holboll to hospital has insisted it could not have “reasonably” predicted that cutting 100 beds would lead to the bed pressures which may have contributed to the decision.

The Hampstead Heath ponds are an “exceptional case” and should not be treated like any other reservoirs, the High Court heard today.

A landmark battle over the future of Hampstead Heath’s 300-year-old ponds is due to begin at the High Court today.

Sylvain jabs me with his ski poles and orders me to straighten my feet, but within seconds they lapse into their natural wonky state.

Gang members from Camden who conned vulnerable and elderly people out of thousands of pounds in a telephone scam have admitted their crimes.

Actor, writer and painter Leonard Whiting, 64, is best known for playing Romeo in Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 Oscar-winning film of Romeo and Juliet, when he was just 17. He lives in Steele’s Village with his wife Lynn, who chairs the Steele’s Village Business Association and was instrumental in putting the area on the map.

The owners of a pub have been barred from transforming its upper floors into flats or a hotel.

A Chinese dissident who murdered a reclusive millionaire author in Hampstead has suffered a major setback in his quest to challenge his conviction on human rights grounds.

A Tesco worker has appeared in court accused of grooming a 15-year-old girl over Facebook.

Veteran actor Lee Montague will host a star-studded Remembrance event in aid of a community library next week.

Camden’s mental health service has come under intense scrutiny this week after it emerged a paranoid schizophrenic killed his mother after being denied a hospital bed.

A paranoid schizophrenic killed his elderly mother after she repeatedly begged for him to be admitted to hospital, fearing he would harm her.

Hampstead and Kilburn’s Glenda Jackson was the only MP to oppose the introduction of a private member’s bill seeking to change abortion rules this week.

A paranoid schizophrenic is to be detained indefinitely after pleading guilty to killing his mother and setting fire to her flat.

It could be mistaken for a bird house at first glance, but hidden inside this unassuming white box lies a collection of high-tech instruments.

It’s not exactly Bondi Beach, but that didn’t stop three daredevils attempting to surf one of Hampstead Heath’s placid ponds.

A man waging an anti-feminist campaign was ejected from a feminist writer’s book talk after crashing the event.

A member of a violent gang that burst into a woman’s home and stabbed her in the face with a screwdriver has been jailed.

A former Camden councillor who served as press secretary to Sir John Major during a distinguished career in journalism and politics has died.

Historic plans to introduce a law for domestic violence with no statute of limitations – inspired by a Hampstead mother’s campaign – are set to be debated in the House of Lords today.


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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