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Fri, 15:22

Architects will meet next week to draw up plans on how to drastically cut the built environment's carbon footprint.

More than 100 Schnauzers took to Hampstead Heath on a damp Sunday morning as part of a nationwide fundraiser to draw attention to puppy-farming and support a centre dedicated to looking after mistreated dogs.

The 70-year-old academic who scoops rubbish out of the Regent's Canal every day has spoken about his "extreme camping" lifestyle in King's Cross.

The first trial of the Liveable Crouch End scheme is to take place for a fortnight from October 7, Haringey Council has announced.

A woman whose controversial Heath-side cottage has drawn the ire of Camden's planners must pull her home down after a planning inspector ruled against her.

Education secretary Gavin Williamson today told this paper he backed headteachers' right to exclude pupils, and touted a new wave of free schools for kids with special educational needs (SEND) - but wouldn't say whether he supported the school climate strikes.

Dozens of well wishers gathered on Hampstead Heath yesterday to celebrate 30 years since the City of London Corporation took over its management.

As the summer finally began to turn to autumn, judges were running the rule over flowers, vegetables and bakes in Highgate and Hampstead Garden Suburb.

Bill Oddie is among the Hampstead locals unhappy with Keats House's bid for a new licence, which could see it hold film screenings and serve alcohol for 200 guests until 10pm.

Used condoms and soiled sanitary towels. Leftover food and discarded cigarette butts.

A Fortis Green pensioner is celebrating after a five-year battle to return four benches to Midhurst Gardens.

For the best part of two decades, Camden Health Walks have been taking place on Hampstead Heath.

Sheep will return to Hampstead Heath, at least for the next week, the City of London Corporation has announced.

Charles Dickens' links to Camden are perhaps well-known.

Schoolchildren hoping to use the Mortimer Terrace Nature Reserve to learn about the environment remain in limbo more than two months after the sites owners changed the locks.

Not many summer holidays take in people smuggling, bloody rituals, dodging gunfire or spending time under house arrest.

Horse chestnut and sweet chestnut trees have become a familiar feature of the Heath's landscape.

Traders outside Finchley Road Tube station were annoyed last week when a fleet of dockless bikes turned up outside their businesses - but they were gone within days.

Visitors to Highgate Cemetery may have observed a haunted, glum look on the faces of volunteers this week.

Inventor Chris Turner has completed a crowdfunding drive and is now selling what he says is "the world's smallest" hand-held pollution monitor. The Crouch End dad was inspired to create the "BREATHE:Smart" device by the difficulty of monitoring the air quality around his young family.

Barnet councillors were at loggerheads over changes to the council's constitution that opponents fear will lead to Barnet residents being "gagged".

As Hampstead fried in last week's heatwave, one man was keeping his eye on his thermometer - 5,300 miles away.

Recycling will come to Hampstead Heath this weekend, as the body which manages the open space will trial two new recycling points.

Megan Rapinoe, Lucy Bronze, Marta - for perhaps the first time ever, this summer finally saw the stars of women's football become the household names they had always deserved to be.

Campaigners against plans to revamp Oriel Place in Hampstead will meet a councillor about their concerns for the square's future.

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