WORDS TO THE WISE: Quotes from our October 2 edition
I d do away with all the parking restrictions and the traffic wardens. And I agree with Boris – I d get rid of those bendy buses. They re always blocking the roads and they re a nuisance. Alex O Rourke, 81, has been working as a mechanic in Belsize Park f
I'd do away with all the parking restrictions and the traffic wardens. And I agree with Boris - I'd get rid of those bendy buses. They're always blocking the roads and they're a nuisance.
Alex O'Rourke, 81, has been working as a mechanic in Belsize Park for almost 50 years. When asked what he would do if made mayor for a day, he didn't need to think twice.
We rightly remember Sir Harry Vane with a plaque on Rosslyn Hill opposite Willoughby Road, who was executed for treason in 1662. So why shouldn't we remember the place where Johnny Rotten and the Pistols composed God Save the Queen?
Heath and Hampstead Society blogger John Weston is an unlikely supporter of the campaign for a plaque at the former home of Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious and the rest of the Sex Pistols.
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What are they going to do if someone wiggles their bum and when does wiggling bums turn into dancing?
Eleanor Botwright wonders how Camden Council will carry out its threat to fine the owner of a Camden Town vegetarian cafe, where 'unlicensed dancing' has been observed by the powers-that-be.
- 1 Haverstock Hill cycle lanes given the green light
- 2 All's Well That Ends Well – al fresco
- 3 Piers Plowright: 'An extraordinary force, devoted to Hampstead'
- 4 The Vagina Museum searches for new home as Camden Market leases end
- 5 Car driver arrested after crash with van in Camden Town
- 6 Police investigate reported rape of teenager
- 7 Emergency services at Gospel Oak estate over safety concern
- 8 Famous Parliament Hill view still obscured as nesting birds delay work
- 9 'Picture of health': Mum's tribute to son who died of sudden cardiac arrest
- 10 Camden Council wrongly refused housing to domestic abuse victim
No one cares more than residents about repairs and maintenance. By trusting people and giving them responsibility, we will be pleasantly surprised by the results.
Camden councillor Chris Philp is advocating more power to the people on the council homes front.