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Swimmers sneaking into the Hampstead Heath bathing ponds has become a “constant problem” according to Heath bosses – who have again warned people visiting over the weekend to respect social distancing rules.

A team of Muslim volunteers celebrated the end of Ramadan by delivering food parcels and PPE to homeless shelters and care homes around Haringey.

An 11-year-old has raised more than £1,000 for the NHS by playing the violin every Saturday from his Highgate home.

Camden Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and issues in the borough under lockdown will be the subjects of a live online Q&A.

The Savannah cat which attracted police attention in East Finchley and Highgate on Bank Holiday Monday looked “harmless” according to one homeowner who said the unusual feline even crept into her kitchen.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s lawyer was not told whether she would be granted clemency on Wednesday, despite being told to attend the Iranian prosecutors’ office.

A year to the day after first running on Hampstead Heath, a charity volunteer ran and hiked a marathon around the famous green space in support of the Heath Hands charity.

Hackney, Camden and Barnet Councils are working with the government on the new ‘test and trace’ coronavirus system.

Eid celebrations in Iran could finally herald Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison – with husband Richard hoping for news of clemency within the “next ten to twenty days”.

North London MPs – and Crouch End’s fancy dress ‘plague doctor’ – were scathing after the prime minister’s chief advisor Dominic Cummings was forced to explain why he had travelled from Islington to County Durham during lockdown.

Haringey’s children’s services team was responsible for a “litany of failure” in a child protection case involving a disabled boy, according to a High Court judge.

With local councillors and activists calling on Haringey Council to transform its streets to benefit cyclists and pedestrians as lockdown eases, the town hall revealed it was working on three programmes that would see the borough adapted over the next six months.

Camden Council’s education chief has backed schools in the borough to use their own expertise and make their own decisions about reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Haringey Council is co-leading a London-wide partnership expected to source 48 million items of PPE during the coronavirus pandemic.

A High Court judge has criticised a “litany of failure” at Haringey Council in regard to the way social workers handled a case involving a disabled boy.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s furlough has been extended “until a decision has been made over her clemency”.

The UK ambassador to Iran has declined to visit Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe while she is out of prison on furlough in Iran.

A group of Hampstead Heath swimmers gathered by the Heath Model Boating Pond at 9am on May 18 to protest over the City of London Corporation’s (CoLC) decision to not as yet re-open the bathing ponds.

HS2 bosses have been “blindsided by contact with reality” with the project “badly off course”, according to MPs.

Haringey Council has now funded 73 per cent of small business grants after last month holding one of the worst payment rates in London.

The government’s bailout of TfL will “hit the capital’s poorest the hardest”, says London Assembly member Murad Qureshi.

A Camden politician has called for a blanket deferral on business rents to help independents survive the coronavirus lockdown.

The Department for Education (DfE) is appealing Camden Council’s decision to reject plans to transform the old Hampstead Police Station into a home for Abacus Belsize Primary School.

Camden Council has warned the loosening of lockdown restrictions around exercise does not mean “party time”.

All but one of Camden’s 11 care homes has seen a coronavirus-related death, it was revealed as Camden Council held their first Covid-19 Oversight Cross Party Panel on Monday night.


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