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Wed, 16:28

The Muswell Hill Sustainability Group held a “die-in” to highlight the loss of several thousands of species due to climate change last weekend.

Haringey Council has granted the dying wishes of a late Crouch End campaigner, who wanted his family to finish the engraving on “his” bench next to the bus stop he fought for.

The City of London Corporation is celebrating thirty years since it took over Hampstead Heath, this weekend.

Neighbours gathered for their second protest in two years demanding to know why a waste disposal site in Cricklewood still hasn’t been moved off their doorsteps.

Westminster Council has stumped up a small fee to end a dispute with a sub-contractor that meant 8,000 street lights were left on 24/7 last week – including in St John’s Wood and Maida Vale.

Air pollution outside of a Crouch End primary school is so bad that the lollipop lady who helps children cross the road has bought a gas mask.

King’s Cross is home to one of the capital’s first “reverse vending machines,” where the public can get vouchers for recycling their plastic bottles and tin cans.

A month after its launch, the ambitious NW3 Green School Runs (NW3GSR)community group is meeting with 11 local schools, Camden Council and stakeholders including Public Health England as it hopes to transform how children get to school in the area.

Old Street and Clerkenwell Road will be shut to through traffic if ambitious new plans to make the area safer for cyclists and pedestrians go ahead.

Protesters in Childs Hill have spent the last three weeks peacefully trying to prevent the loss of more than 90 trees on the Granville Road Estate.

Cows could return to Hamsptead Heath before the end of the year.

Sadiq Khan and Transport for London (TfL) have confirmed to the Ham&High that controversial cycling route CS11 “isn’t happening”.

Community groups in Highgate are up in arms over plans they say will “irrevocably damage” Millfield Lane on the border of Hampstead Heath.

“It is inconceivable that Gandhi would back this development.”

Two Heath-based community groups were celebrating a windfall this week thanks to the City of London Corporation’s grant scheme.

Campaigners and community groups across north London fear plans for up to 25,000 extra flights to and from Heathrow will herald increases in air and noise pollution over Hampstead and the surrounding area.

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.

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