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Tue, 15:48

Campaigners who oppose plans to build five family homes on a plot bordering the Heath this week submitted a petition with more than five and a half thousand signatures to Camden Council.

“I just wanted to reach out to people doing special things.”

Plans to widen pavements in Heath Street have met with a mixed reception.

Camden and Islington’s top cop has said that, at this stage, his officers won’t be policing the compulsory wearing of masks in shops.

A newly-formed group is looking to set up a private hopper bus service in Hampstead.

The Hampstead Heath swan whose love affair captivated north London is “responding well” to treatment following a dog attack saw her injured on Highgate No.1 Pond.

A new local business is hoping to use the community spirit generated by plans for a “streatery” in South End Green to reinvigorate the area – and perhaps even get the historic fountain back working.

Protesters have so far stopped four trees from being felled in a Highgate nature reserve.

An 81-year-old woman has cleaned up 100 bags of rubbish around Muswell Hill and on Hampstead Heath on her morning strolls during the coronavirus lockdown.

Litter left in Regent’s Park has skyrocketed amid the coronavirus lockdown.

The famous love swan of Highgate’s No.1 Pond has been rescued for emergency treatment after being attacked by a dog.

Nearly 2,000 people are fighting to save four trees from being felled in Highgate.

A campaign to fight compulsory charges to swim at Hampstead Heath has been launched days after the ponds reopened for the first time since lockdown.

A stranded baby owl has been rescued from a Highgate park and released back into the wild with its “special friend”.

Swimmers made their long-awaited return to the Hampstead Heath bathing ponds on Saturday - but its “abysmal” booking website’s struggles left many “excluded”.

The Hampstead Heath bathing ponds and the Parliament Hill Lido will reopen on Saturday July 11 after the government announced further lockdown easing.

Highgate residents “furious” with council attempts to tackle a rat run in Swain’s Lane say they have only created another in Pond Square.

Environmental campaigners have been transporting supplies to the HS2 protesters camping in trees.

Holborn and St Pancras’ MP Sir Keir Starmer planted a tomato on a visit to Castlehaven Community Centre last Thursday.

Members of the Hampstead Heath swimming associations reconvened to protest against the imposition of mandatory charges for using the Heath’s ponds on Sunday.

Usually, throughout the spring and early summer, the City of London Corporation’s education team work with schoolchildren and use Hampstead Heath to teach them about the outdoor world.

Alexandra Park has a plastic pollution guardian - and it’s a dog.

Swimmers have trialled social distancing measures at the Hampstead Heath bathing ponds – with news on when they will reopen now awaited.

For the first time in more than four decades the west side of Highgate Cemetery will be open to the public next weekend – without the need to book on a guided tour.

Camden Council is altering its roads as a result of Covid-19 – but the leader of the opposition says many changes aren’t wanted – or needed.

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