Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A north London nurse has slammed the government’s decision not to guarantee nurses a pay rise.

A Muswell Hill woman walked 60 miles in just under 17 hours on Saturday to fundraise for pancreatic cancer.

A grieving daughter whose father died from coronavirus is calling for an immediate public inquiry into the government’s handling of the pandemic.

Experts at Oxford University have created an online tool to pinpoint the local areas most at risk from a second wave of coronavirus, including in north London.

A Muswell Hill violist who recorded with The Beatles is walking 10km in 10 days for a hospital fundraiser ahead of his 100th birthday.

Hundreds of people have backed behind a campaign to stop a pole for 5G being erected in Muswell Hill.

Islington Personal Trainer Pennie spells out the dos and don’ts of returning to your workouts post lockdown

A star-studded line-up of drive-through events in Brent Cross has been cancelled.

Westminster Council are conducting an independent review into the death of a Maida Vale man who was “left” by social services during lockdown.

A report has found 98 per cent of referrals to the government’s Prevent initiative from the Camden and Islington NHS trust did not lead to action on radicalisation.

Staff and patients at both the Royal Free and the Whittington Hospital were among those marking the NHS 72nd birthday.

The most deprived areas of Camden are also the hardest hit by coronavirus, ONS data shows – while the town hall has committed to an investigation into the disproportionate impact of the disease on its Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) residents.

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.

Haringey Council has rightly refuted national newspaper reports – based on flawed data – which suggested the borough was facing a local lockdown.

A Highgate woman has turned her garage into a distribution centre to support food banks across north London.

A picture of a newborn baby being checked over by a PPE-clad midwife at the Royal Free has been entered in a competition, run by the Duchess of Cambridge, to find images which sum up life in lockdown.

With plans for a tower block in Swiss Cottage “paused”, the boss of a local community centre which should be getting a new HQ when the building is finished has called for clarity.

Swiss Cottage community centre the Winch is hoping a “support our summer” fundraising drive can help raise funds to give vulnerable families much-needed support as the coronavirus lockdown eases.

Bullying and harassment at the Royal Free NHS Trust remains “rife” and “significantly worse” than the national average, according to a staff survey.

A junior doctor at the Whittington Hospital became the face of a campaign for this year’s World Refugee Day.

While Ibrahim Kamara was fighting for his life at the Royal Free Hospital, his partner Iye Kargbo was in the same building, continuing to work night shifts on reception at the hospital’s A&E department but still unable to visit.

NHS workers at the Whittington Hospital have brightened up the wards by painting colourful new rainbow murals on the hallways.

Both Camden Council and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have apologised after a South Hampstead mum was threatened with eviction proceedings during lockdown.

A team of volunteers are using the Old Hampstead Town Hall-base of local charity Wac Arts to sew thousands of scrubs for staff at the Royal Free.

“Poverty is why more and more people are coming to us at the food bank and children are an increasing part of that picture.”


The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

A north London catering business has launched a new restaurant style dining experience for people at home.

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