A Highgate woman is looking to the future after securing £10m of investment for the childcare start-up she launched just three years ago from her kitchen table.

Campaigners are "chuffed" after Westminster Council rejected plans to convert the Squirrel pub in Maida Vale into flats.

The owners of the former Salt House pub in St John's Wood could walk away from it as a slew of objections from neighbours has delayed the new venue reopening.

You could never accuse Hampstead Village Voice editor Sebastian Wocker of not standing out.

A disability access campaigner was stunned to be told by staff at the Golders Green Road branch of Caffe Nero that they "had lost" the ramp that helps wheelchair users get into the shop.

The latest company behind Cafe Hampstead owed more than £36,000 to the taxman when it closed its doors in July, the Ham&High can reveal.

Just over five years ago West Hampstead almost lost its Post Office.

Mobile phone signal in Hampstead's notorious blackspot is costing businesses revenue and frustrating the community.

After a family friend had a heart attack on holiday and died, a Crouch End dentist was inspired to raise awareness of the importance of defibrillators in the community.

Independent shop owners in Primrose Hill have are worried about the state of the high street - as chain Joe and the Juice prepares to move in.

Inventor Chris Turner has completed a crowdfunding drive and is now selling what he says is "the world's smallest" hand-held pollution monitor. The Crouch End dad was inspired to create the "BREATHE:Smart" device by the difficulty of monitoring the air quality around his young family.

The distressing sight of tourists stranded by Hampstead's dire phone signal is one reason for the £8,000 trial of a new village ambassador.

The Planning Inspectorate has blocked an appeal from developers hoping to build homes on a Temple Fortune tennis club.

Staff at the O2 Centre in Finchley Road are struggling to turn off floodlights which - thanks to a mechanical malfunction - have been permanently on for at least "a number of weeks".

Troubled restaurant Cafe Hampstead abruptly closed earlier this week.

The Clean Air Coleridge (CAC) campaign group sold out Crouch End Picturehouse with a Horrible Histories film screening almost a fortnight ahead of its national release.

Rock cakes, anyone? A Crouch End restauranteur had a nasty surprise on Sunday morning when the police rang to tell him thieves had lobbed a "football-sized" boulder through his front window.

Catherine Parisot, owner of St John's Wood restaurant L'Aventure, came to England from Paris in 1974 on holiday while preparing for exams - and never went back.

"I hope they'll paint it blue when I die!"

An app developer has partnered with Camden Council to launch a series of "scavenger hunt" style immersive games across the borough this summer.

It's the shop that shouldn't be there - according to Camden Council, a number of neighbours, and even actor Charles Dance.

Lloyds Bank has announced its Rosslyn Hill branch in Hampstead will shut for good in August.

On Monday night Haringey Council planners approved plans to build six flats above four shops at 1-9 Fortis Green Road.

A new Italian restaurant is set to open on the site vacated by XO last year - eight months after campaigners saw off attempts from the Co-Op to open a shop there.

The project manager for the former Salt House pub development has responded to critics, saying objections to its planning applications have a racist undertone.


In a blacked-out room, illuminated by vibrant LED lighting, equipped with a top of the range sound system and closed off from the outside world is the ideal setting for you to focus on working out.

Movin London is a circuit based high-intensity interval training studio only a few minutes walk from Camden Town underground station. Co-founder Craig Eleftheriou explains how you can find the best work out routine for you and how the right environment will help you get the best from your training.

Lindamood-Bell is offering students in north London the chance to improve their reading and comprehension with tailor-made programmes

Richard and Alan Myers look back through their history, from their founding in the Georgian era as rag recyclers to where they are now, selling mid-range carpets to the domestic market

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