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Camden Council says the noise of HS2 construction is making nearby homes “virtually uninhabitable” ahead of the Euston rail works “ramping up”.

An East Finchley campaigner is calling on the government to maintain the legal right of child refugees to reunite with their families in the UK.

North London councils in Camden, Haringey and Barnet have backed the new Covid-19 rules as the capital prepares to enter Tier 2 of the government’s “high” alert measures.

Haringey Council has vowed to “do things differently” after it paid out at least £23,000 to residents for its failings in the previous financial year.

North Londoners will wake up on Saturday to tighter Covid-19 restrictions.

Food poverty exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic “cannot be unseen”, warned a Finchley Road community centre on Monday.

Luisa Porritt has been elected as the Liberal Democrats’ candidate in the London mayoral elections.

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has marked its planting of 74 trees around St John’s Wood with a commemorative tulip tree.

An East Finchley councillor slammed outsourcing giant Capita after a report revealed more evidence of underperformance and mistakes in its running of Barnet Council’s pension scheme. 

The Heath and Hampstead Society are among a number of civic groups to emphasise their “fundamental opposition” to controversial plans that would see the City of London Corporation radically streamline its committee structure and ditch panels focused on the Heath and on Highgate Wood.

A senior civil servant who worked on a controversial scheme to privatise council housing was given an exit package worth almost £340,000 - before promptly moving to another job.

Haringey’s new mayor urged greater action to tackle racial and religious inequality as he was sworn in on Thursday at the opening of Black History Month.

Students from at least four schools in the west of Haringey have been self-isolating with confirmed or suspected cases of Covid-19.

Camden Council should be more transparent about why the costs to refurbish its town hall have soared to £73million, according to a councillor on the steering committee for the project.

Barnet Council bosses have admitted more needs to be done to promote equality after concerns were raised by members of staff.

Doctors were warned of the risk of infection from blood products as early as the 1940s, while haemophilia centres were told in 1983 of concerns about the risk of Aids from blood factor products.

A Haringey school’s Year 9 class is self-isolating for two weeks after a student tested positive for coronavirus.

Business associations in Hampstead, Crouch End and Muswell Hill have welcomed the government’s coronavirus jobs scheme - but local MPs are warning it is “too little too late”.

Richard Ratcliffe has welcomed news that the UK foreign office, along with its French and German counterparts, summoned Iran’s ambassador to send a message understood to relate to the treatment of imprisoned dual-nationals and political prisoners.

Mark Stewart’s father and brother both died after receiving contaminated blood products which gave them hepatitis C.

The “barmy” closure of a lane of traffic outside the O2 Centre in Finchley Road must be reversed, say councillors, commuters and residents.

Hampstead Heath’s Ladies’ Pond remains closed due to a sewage leak, while protesters against compulsory charges returned on Sunday.

Pubs and restaurants around Hampstead and Highgate say they are “confused” after a series of coronavirus measures announced by the government on Tuesday.

Former health secretary David Owen told the Infected Blood Inquiry that the government should move to award “no-fault compensation” to those infected and affected by the contaminated blood scandal.

Camden Council’s leader has pleged to “move fast” to contain a second wave of coronavirus and prevent a “London lockdown”.


With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start for the small and medium-sized companies. Let’s get businesses ready to take advantage of new opportunities...

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