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Last term more than 3,000 Camden pupils were without access to a computer and a crowdfunder has been launched to help those whose education has been most affected by coronavirus.

By the end of the planning inquiry into Abacus, nobody will be able to argue they haven’t had their say.

In 1854, 400,000 people walked into the City of London every day. These walks weren’t the final leg of a journey from a mainline station: they were the entire commute.

I’m delighted to be first in a series of polemics around key issues in education. Bubbles, face coverings, unprecedented, pandemic, Covid-19 – all of these have now entered our vernacular in a manner unthinkable in February.

Hampstead Heath’s ladies’ pond will reopen on Saturday after being closed for more than a week from a sewage leak.

The board at Wac Arts are to conduct a “full governance review” in an attempt to address the concerns of a group of prominent critics.

An east London man has taken on a gruelling running challenge to raise vital funds for a London hospice.

Young and old from Highgate to Golders Green united in appreciation for one of the world’s most famous children’s authors a fortnight ago.

When Highgate schoolboy Michael Welbank ran cross-country on Hampstead Heath as a teenager, he’d have been hard-pressed to anticipate the way his life would come to revolve around those 790 acres of north London.

A Haringey school’s Year 9 class is self-isolating for two weeks after a student tested positive for coronavirus.

Business associations in Hampstead, Crouch End and Muswell Hill have welcomed the government’s coronavirus jobs scheme - but local MPs are warning it is “too little too late”.

A team of Barnet Council workers have raised £7,000 for vulnerable young people after a charity bike ride from London to Cambridge.

In the front room of a former pottery shop in Hampstead lie 28 wooden theatre seats from 1930s Prague. They have witnessed Nazi occupation, Soviet troops quashing a revolution and the celebrations that met the fall of the Iron Curtain.

Now the rows lie empty once again. This time because of a pandemic.

Richard Ratcliffe has welcomed news that the UK foreign office, along with its French and German counterparts, summoned Iran’s ambassador to send a message understood to relate to the treatment of imprisoned dual-nationals and political prisoners.

Young people in Barnet have raised concerns over the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on their long-term mental health.

Crime & Court

Thu, 10:45

The detective in charge of the search for missing Lana Purcell said last week’s fresh appeal to try to find out what happened to her has had a positive response.

Thu, 09:00

Mark Stewart’s father and brother both died after receiving contaminated blood products which gave them hepatitis C.

Wed, 17:01

A man has been jailed over what police called “a one-man crime wave” across Maida Vale and the surrounding area.

Health

Yesterday, 13:01

A Haringey school’s Year 9 class is self-isolating for two weeks after a student tested positive for coronavirus.

Thu, 17:00

Young people in Barnet have raised concerns over the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on their long-term mental health.

Wed, 13:43

Coronavirus infections in Camden and Haringey are currently lower than in the lead-up to the March lockdown.

Environment

Yesterday, 17:38

Hampstead Heath’s ladies’ pond will reopen on Saturday after being closed for more than a week from a sewage leak.

Yesterday, 16:53

When Highgate schoolboy Michael Welbank ran cross-country on Hampstead Heath as a teenager, he’d have been hard-pressed to anticipate the way his life would come to revolve around those 790 acres of north London.

Wed, 16:30

Hampstead Garden Suburb Residents Association (HGSRA) has raised £65,000 for the Royal Free Charity’s Covid-19 emergency fund.

Politics

Yesterday, 13:01

A Haringey school’s Year 9 class is self-isolating for two weeks after a student tested positive for coronavirus.

Yesterday, 11:31

Business associations in Hampstead, Crouch End and Muswell Hill have welcomed the government’s coronavirus jobs scheme - but local MPs are warning it is “too little too late”.

Thu, 17:48

Richard Ratcliffe has welcomed news that the UK foreign office, along with its French and German counterparts, summoned Iran’s ambassador to send a message understood to relate to the treatment of imprisoned dual-nationals and political prisoners.

Education

Last term more than 3,000 Camden pupils were without access to a computer and a crowdfunder has been launched to help those whose education has been most affected by coronavirus.

I’m delighted to be first in a series of polemics around key issues in education. Bubbles, face coverings, unprecedented, pandemic, Covid-19 – all of these have now entered our vernacular in a manner unthinkable in February.

Yesterday, 13:01

A Haringey school’s Year 9 class is self-isolating for two weeks after a student tested positive for coronavirus.

Heritage

Yesterday, 17:38

Hampstead Heath’s ladies’ pond will reopen on Saturday after being closed for more than a week from a sewage leak.

Wed, 15:16

Nitrous Dioxide (NO2) levels at the old Hampstead police station are at an “unacceptable level”, according to an expert witness at the inquiry into plans for Abacus Belsize Primary school to move to the Rosslyn Hill site.

Wed, 11:30

The long-awaited meeting between execs at the Belsize Park charity Wac Arts and a group of high-profile critics was a “constructive” one, and the trustees will now take a number of recommendations to a board meeting later this month.

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