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After its involvement in a tiger breeding programme went horribly wrong last week – and it’s 10 year old female Melati died – ZSL London Zoo has defended its involvement in the “important” job of breeding the endangered big cats.

Belsize Village residents are worried about their safety after a spate of anti-social behaviour in the area, including a rise in graffiti.

Over the years, you may have noticed an increase in lichens on the Heath.

Renovation of the so-called Sham Bridge at Kenwood House could be finished as soon as this week, according to English Heritage, which manages the historic property on the Heath.

Lord Peter Eden, 97, fought in the Second World War and then took a job hunting down Nazis in hiding, and in 2019 he’s taken on Camden Council over ‘neglected’ cobbles outside his Fairfax Place home in South Hampstead.

Ever tried travelling up Fitzjohn’s Avenue on a Monday morning?

Parks in the west of Haringey have come in for criticism in a series of “mystery shopper” reports produced by Keep Britain Tidy – the organisation that manages the Green Flag scheme in England.

A pair of Egyptian geese have been living blissfully at Kenwood Pond on the Heath for many years.

Hampstead Tube station has some of the most polluted air on the London Underground, a report has revealed.

More than 300 hardy souls braved the “positively balmy” waters of Kenwood Ladies’ Pond onthe New Year yesterday.

Swimmers can indulge themselves in the Heath’s icy waters this Christmas as the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has given the Men’s, Ladies’ and Mixed Ponds positive ratings for water quality.

Hampstead Heath’s swimming ponds have a unique place in north London’s psyche – from above the city they attract thousands each year, and it seems every visitor rhapsodises about the experience.

A giant projection lit up Camden Town Hall on Wednesday December 5 as green campaigners demanded that the council divest from fossil fuels.

Fenton House, the National Trust property that sits moments from the southern edge of Hampstead Heath, is set to throw open its doors once more for a special festive event.

A Fortis Green councillor has backed neighbours’ calls for Haringey Council to do something about an “eyesore” property bordering a conservation area.

What happens when lightning strikes two of Highgate Wood’s grand old oak trees?

Councillors have backed neighbours’ fight against a Domino’s Pizza takeaway being built on a residential street in Camden.

The Temple Fortune community was celebrating on Tuesday after Barnet’s Finchley and Golders Green planning committee unanimously rejected plans to build housing on the old Templars Tennis Club.

Barnet Council has apologised to residents after bungled changes to bin collections saw households going nearly two weeks without having them emptied

The war on plastic has been taken up a notch in Belsize Village as Budgens launches a 1,800-product range of items in plastic-free packaging – from bread and cheese to the UK’s first plastic-free bacon.

Neighbours are up in arms over plans to build over tennis courts that have stood in Temple Fortune for generations.

A new “coffee cup map” has been launched by Camden Council in partnership with West Hampstead Amenity and Transport (WHAT) and Veolia.

A community centre and garden near King’s Cross has been granted £6,000 by Sadiq Khan to pay for a new kitchen and fund courses on sustainability.

Running on the Heath can be, quite literally, the first step in making a transformative lifestyle change, according to Hampstead blogger Tracey McAlpine.

Circus-goers on Hampstead Heath got a shock today when walking down from the Heath they were confronted with a water main shooting water high into the air on the corner of Pilgrim’s Lane and Willow Road in Hampstead.

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