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

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.

Four ancient oak trees in Queen’s Wood will live on for at least the next year, Haringey Council has confirmed.

The Kenwood Ladies’ Pond Association (KLPA) is holding a competition to design its logo.

Camden’s policy of “precautionary pollarding” its street trees came under fire at a town hall scrutiny meeting on Monday evening.

Swimmers, a local MP and Tony Blair’s former communications chief have urged Downing Street to reconsider the closure of the Hampstead Heath Bathing Ponds.

People living in the Redington Frognal conservation area are furious at Camden Council’s “overbearing attitude” towards tree surgery and pollarding.

The planning inquiry determining the future of Abacus Belsize Primary School has concluded, with parties continuing to argue over the impact of moving it into the old police station in Rosslyn Hill.

Hampstead Heath swimmers fear “benchmarking exercises” looking at the prices in place to use Heath facilities and to swim in the bathing ponds could see the already-unpopular swimming fees hiked.

“As a blind person I can’t see beauty. But when I dive into the Ponds I experience it as a physical sensation. I’m immersed in cold water and detached from any other sense. It’s pure touch, pure physical sensation. That’s the way I experience beauty and joy.”

Hampstead Heath, Highgate Wood and Alexandra Park have been awarded for setting the “benchmark” for natural green spaces.

More small parks in estates and more electric car charging points - those are just two of the aims of a non-profit group aiming to make Camden’s air cleaner.

These maps show where roughly 15,000 new homes could be built in and around Hampstead and Highgate in the coming decade.

The Kenwood Ladies’ Pond has reopened, but swimmers have complained the bacteria in the water which has forced its closure twice this autumn may have made them ill.

A new Eruv stretching across Maida Vale and St John’s Wood will revolutionise life for the observant Jewish community, according to a local Rabbi.

Haringey Council is consulting on plans to rename Albert Road Rec after South African anti-apartheid leader Oliver Tambo.

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has marked its planting of 74 trees around St John’s Wood with a commemorative tulip tree.

Last week an unknown man with a metal detector and a wetsuit somehow found a lost wedding ring in the Hampstead Heath Mixed Pond.

Works to revamp Oriel Place will not be completed until Spring 2021, due to delays from coronavirus.

The Heath and Hampstead Society are among a number of civic groups to emphasise their “fundamental opposition” to controversial plans that would see the City of London Corporation radically streamline its committee structure and ditch panels focused on the Heath and on Highgate Wood.

The words “Racoon City” were sprayed by vandals over the landmarks guide at the top of Parliament Hill.

More than 70 NHS doctors have called on the Prime Minister to pull the plug on plans to build a new incinerator to burn all of north London’s waste, claiming he could save more lives than they all would in their entire careers if he prevents the toxic emissions it would belch out.

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

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.


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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