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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

This year Christmas, no matter how you dress it up, is going to be a little different, so let’s all make an effort to brighten things up a bit. We want to see your pictures and videos of homes and streets given a Christmas makeover.

Green Party co-leader Sian Berry says efforts to meet with Sir Keir Starmer have been ignored - despite the fact they live so close they sometimes see each other at the shops.

Two Hornsey men have been put behind bars after a police raid of their flat uncovered £300,000 worth of cocaine.

An eco-conscious family business is encouraging customers to enjoy the festive period “luxuriously but sustainably” by renting their Christmas trees this winter.

Camden Council has rejected a review of its rubbish collection services after the opposition claimed the town hall was “marking its own homework”.

With the second lockdown putting more pressure on struggling families, the Highgate Newtown Community Centre (HNCC) is hoping a “reverse advent” campaign will help to support those in need as a tough winter continues.

A man has been taken to hospital following a blaze in Highgate.

Comprehensive plans to transform and update many of Highgate School’s buildings are moving forward with an 81-page masterplan currently out for consultation.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 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.

Wed, 16:33

Two Hornsey men have been put behind bars after a police raid of their flat uncovered £300,000 worth of cocaine.

Mon, 13:39

A Hornsey man has been convicted of money laundering after police found £800,000 cash stashed in his car inside shoe boxes and rucksacks.

Health

Yesterday, 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.

Tue, 12:10

A photographer who captured Whittington Hospital staff at the height of the pandemic is publishing a photo book, with royalties going to the hospital’s charity.

Tue, 10:11

Every Thursday evening for three months, households across Britain stepped out onto their front doorsteps to clap for the UK’s carers. The ritualistic clapping, a collective outcry of support and admiration for the key workers who kept Britain going in the first lockdown.

Environment

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Labour leader and Holborn and St Pancras MP has backed active travel schemes like Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) and integrated cycle lanes.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Plans for cycle lanes in Haverstock Hill should be rethought in light of guidance released by the Department for Transport (DfT) last week, according to the opposition on Camden Council.

Politics

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.

Yesterday, 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.

Yesterday, 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.

Education

Yesterday, 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.

Tue, 17:00

Comprehensive plans to transform and update many of Highgate School’s buildings are moving forward with an 81-page masterplan currently out for consultation.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Highgate School’s headteacher has run another marathon for charity – this time to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Heritage

Tue, 17:00

Comprehensive plans to transform and update many of Highgate School’s buildings are moving forward with an 81-page masterplan currently out for consultation.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

A tour guide has raised thousands of pounds for charity by conducting London history walks from his study in Hampstead Garden Suburb.

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