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Youth work is a vital tool used to support teenagers whether they are vulnerable, at risk of going down the wrong path or simply need help with homework.

Barnet Council has launched a “community help hub” to co-ordinate support for its residents amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The Royal Free Charity has launched an urgent fundraising campaing to support the efforts of north London hospital staff on the frontline treating those with the coronavirus.

In December 2014, a heroic nurse called Pauline Cafferkey became infected while working with victims of ebola in Sierra Leone. She spent almost a month in an isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital, being cared for by specially trained medical staff, and she survived.

After shutting up shop to help protect staff and customers from the coronavirus pandemic, the owners of at the Chamomile Cafe in Belsize Park have been left with an unusual problem: They have 900 eggs they can’t use.

The developer of the old Coppetts Wood Hospital in Muswell Hill has promised “corrective action without delay” after groups of construction workers were pictured next to each other on-site.

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The Whittington Hospital has temporarily closed its children’s inpatient ward and suspended home birth services.

A Camden and Islington charity which brings together the young and old has launched a matched-crowdfunding appeal to keep people connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will has had her prison furlough extended for two weeks, and will not now have to return to captivity until April 18.

A new online tool has been launched to help communities find out which small businesses are providing vital supplies in their area during the coronavirus lockdown.

A man has been arrested in Camden after threatening to give officers coronavirus by spitting on them.

Ten people have died from coronavirus at the Royal Free Hospital, NHS England has confirmed.

Bookmark this list, which will provide contacts for help in the area and which we will keep updated throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

“It’s a bittersweet moment. It’s lovely to be proud of the school doing such great things but it’s quite sad that it’s all at home.”

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 19:10

Youth work is a vital tool used to support teenagers whether they are vulnerable, at risk of going down the wrong path or simply need help with homework.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Police are investigating after a man in his 50s out jogging in Alexandra Park was reportedly pushed into the boating lake.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

The alleged attacker of the London Central Mosque stabbing in February will return to court in May.

Health

Yesterday, 19:10

Youth work is a vital tool used to support teenagers whether they are vulnerable, at risk of going down the wrong path or simply need help with homework.

Yesterday, 16:32

The Royal Free Charity has launched an urgent fundraising campaing to support the efforts of north London hospital staff on the frontline treating those with the coronavirus.

In December 2014, a heroic nurse called Pauline Cafferkey became infected while working with victims of ebola in Sierra Leone. She spent almost a month in an isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital, being cared for by specially trained medical staff, and she survived.

Environment

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Hampstead Heath will close if people continue to flout social distancing rules, the City of London Corporation (CoLC) warned on Tuesday (March 24).

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Hampstead Heath swimmers have promised the fight against compulsory charges to take a dip in the Heath’s ponds is not over.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Heathside School has confirmed it will abandon its boarding premises at West Heath Road after protracted discussions and a High Court case with Barnet Council.

Politics

Yesterday, 11:14

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe will has had her prison furlough extended for two weeks, and will not now have to return to captivity until April 18.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq has called for young people to ditch the bravado and stay at home to protect their elders from the coronavirus outbreak.

Friday, March 20, 2020

Just days after Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was temporarily allowed to leave Evin Prison, her husband and daughter were protesting outside of the foreign office in solidarity with another dual British-Iranian national who is being held in the same jail.

Education

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Haverstock School head teacher James Hadley will leave at the end of the academic year to lead an International School in Malaysia.

Monday, March 23, 2020

“My message to families is principally don’t worry about this. We haven’t gone offline. We are going to be working the phones, calling you up, and available to help.”

Monday, March 23, 2020

A group of primary education workers have gone viral after setting up an Instagram page to help entertain children during lockdown.

Heritage

Friday, March 27, 2020

I’ll be publishing daily updates from my north London flat, as the country adapts to a health crisis and a culture of “social distancing”.

Friday, March 27, 2020

The uniquely layered, sprawling space of Alexandra Palace Theatre provides performers and directors plenty to play with.

Sunday, March 22, 2020

The son of a man who helped liberate Nazi concentration camp Belsen and Anne Frank’s step-sister recently visited the Hall School in Belsize Park.

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