WORDS TO THE WISE: Favourite quotes from our February 28 edition
Younger people feel lost if they don t know about their backgrounds. If you don t know where you come from, you don t know who you are. Poet Abdullah Botan has been campaigning for Somali to be offered as a GCSE subject in Camden schools, and now it s set
Younger people feel lost if they don't know about their backgrounds. If you don't know where you come from, you don't know who you are.
Poet Abdullah Botan has been campaigning for Somali to be offered as a GCSE subject in Camden schools, and now it's set to happen.
I think I'd have to organise a naked beauty pageant for women, like a naked Miss World.
Stables Market trader Florence Waller's unusual response to our 'Mayor for a day' question in our weekly Who's Who feature.
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Fashion student Chelsey Oliver (pictured) has her eyes on the big prize in Sky's Project Catwalk.
- 1 Car driver arrested after crash with van in Camden Town
- 2 'Safe and secure home' - Camden takes landlord to court over eviction threat
- 3 Piers Plowright obituary: BBC and Hampstead star dies at 83
- 4 Anger over Thames Water and Westminster Council's flash floods response
- 5 Man charged with indecent exposure and voyeurism in West Hampstead
- 6 Charitable hospital set to open new £35m wing
- 7 CQC says Royal Free 'comprehensively responded' to maternity issues
- 8 O2 Centre: Developer says it 'will listen' but still aiming for 1,900 homes
- 9 Camden councillors rally against constituency boundary changes
- 10 North London floods return – with South End Green deluged again
People are pretty moody on their way to work. Everyone is usually in a bit of a daze on the Tube.
Regular underground user Zahi Farhadi isn't convinced that London Transport's campaign for people to be nice when using the Tube will have the desired effect.
I think it's a brilliant idea, handing out these bags at a supermarket where there are loads of plastic bags. In France and Switzerland you have to pay for plastic bags. You soon learn not to forget your own shopping bag.
Housewife Lucinda Gresswell was one of the first people to get something for nothing from Camden Council - a free eco-friendly cotton carrier bag.