Initially hung out to dry during lockdown chapter one, this announcement represented the next significant blow for the nation’s creative spine.


Highgate School is celebrating this week after being named the Independent School of the Decade by the Sunday Times Schools Guide.

Yesterday, 15:00

With debate as to the merits of the new statue of Mary Wollstonecraft in Newington Green, students along the road in Dartmouth Park welcomed a Wollstonecraft expert and one of the campaigners behind the statue.

Local residents have recorded over 1,100 complaints about the smells, noise, visual clutter, and utter chaos they have caused since they first came on site without planning permission three years ago.

Yesterday, 10:00

After 35 years looking after the trees of Hampstead Heath, arborist David Humphreys has won a prestigious award honouring his commitment and dedication to the natural world.

Fri, 18:29

News of the release from Iran’s Evin Prison of British-Australian woman Kylie Moore-Gilbert’s release has given Richard Ratcliffe “hope” for wife Nazanin.

Fri, 17:27

A criminal caught-red handed leaving a South Hampstead home he had just burgled has been jailed for more than two years. Jamal Dahdouh, 46, of no fixed address, was left the home in question, in Fairfax Gardens, only to find the local police team lying in wait.

Fri, 17:01

After the government’s announcement confirming London will only be subject to Tier 2 restrictions, Hampstead Heath bosses the City of London Corporation (CoLC) have confirmed it to reopen the Men’s and Ladies’ Ponds and the Parliament Hill Lido from December 2.

Fri, 15:37

Inspired by the way returning to Camden helped his dad recapture elements of himself during a battle with Alzheimer’s, Dan Cole has helped launch an innovative and award-winning Virtual Reality (VR) tool to help others struggling with the disease.

Whilst the fifth-century St Augustine proclaimed that “to sing is to pray twice”, sadly by his measure there is not much praying going on in churches today.

A hard-fought community campaign to save the Squirrel has been dealt a hammer blow after the Maida Vale pub was deemed no longer viable due to Covid-19.

Thu, 14:48

The financial toll of Covid-19 has forced a school in Hampstead Garden Suburb to ask parents for emergency support as it looks to plug a £47,000 shortfall.

Thu, 11:30

The government has announced Camden, Haringey, Barnet and Westminster will all be in Tier 2 as part of the latest Covid-19 measures.

Thu, 10:44

A man was beaten, strangled and then set alight by a fellow patient on a “rogue ward” at Highgate Mental Health Centre, a court has heard.

Thu, 10:00

A Maida Vale lifestyle store is appealing for residents to return to the high street and support independent traders when shops reopen ahead of Christmas.


Friday, November 20, 2020

Janine Shalev of JS Property Staging talks about transforming sale and rental properties into stunning homes people can see themselves living in


Yesterday, 09:39

Arsenal’s Lisa Evans says “it feels great” to be back involved in the Scotland squad ahead of their game with Portugal tonight (November 27).

Thu, 20:01

Nicolas Pepe showed the positive side of his game as he bounced back by scoring the opener to help Arsenal win in Molde and secure qualification to the Europa League knockout stages.

Thu, 12:00

Arsenal legend David O’Leary insists instilling the message into youngsters is how things are changed when it comes to racism.


Thu, 16:55

Plants representing the four seasons have been painted on a cabin by artist Alba Bernal at the community gardens in Elthorpe Park

Thu, 14:57

Lucy-Jack Reynolds, who died aged 20 in March, would be “proud and thrilled” at Muswell Press’ writing competition and anthology Queer Life, Queer Love says mum Sarah

Thu, 14:07

Customers serenaded at outdoor concerts at the Highgate Wood and Queen’s Park cafes have donated hundreds of pounds to Help Musicians

Thu, 11:44

Chefs at the Kings Cross independent restaurant are boxing up roasts, Turkey and trimmings and Saturday night feasts to be served from fridge to plate in an hour

Thu, 09:27

Henry Blake’s feature debut about a teenager groomed to sell drugs in a depressed seaside town is unrelentingly bleak but has depth, insight and visual impact

Thu, 09:24

Enchanting re-imagining combines digital effects with dancers performing roles voiced by actors so you see Dickens’ fierce tale of social injustice afresh


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

Collège Français Billngue de Londres in Kentish Town offers the best of French and English education to Nursery pupils through to Year 10.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

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