Although the owner of Crouch End’s historic Queens pub is in administration, the Ham&High can reveal administrators RSM are in “advanced discussions” over its potential sale – and if sold it will reopen when conditions allow.

Hampstead’s historic Duke of Hamilton pub has been running a takeaway service to keep its business going during lockdown – and now its landlords are hoping a small shop on the premises will help it and the community to make it through a difficult summer.

After shutting up shop to help protect staff and customers from the coronavirus pandemic, the owners of at the Chamomile Cafe in Belsize Park have been left with an unusual problem: They have 900 eggs they can’t use.

The man who sells coffee from a Hampstead phone box is worried for the future of his business after Camden Council said they would force him to take out a seven-day street trading licence.

A Caribbean restaurant chain planned to fight coronavirus by using excess Wray & Nephew overproof rum as a disinfectant and testing punters’ temperatures using “infra-red thermometer guns”.

A supermarket in Belsize Park has launched a delivery service to help support its vulnerable and elderly customers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Two High Court judges have dismissed a Hampstead landlord’s appeal against paying the area’s controversial Business Improvement District (BID) levy.

Walking into Crouch End, it’s hard to miss the proliferation of empty shop units.

French air quality monitoring firm Plume Labs have joined with schools, parents and children in NW3 to test the air we breathe.

A grassroots business campaign has voiced its concerns about some of the more “extreme” plans mooted as part of the Liveable Crouch End scheme.

With a Hampstead pub primed to take on the local Business Improvement District (BID) in the High Court on Wednesday, a number of business owners are stepping up a campaign for the BID’s abolishment.

Camden Town Waterstones was shut on Thursday after what the bookshop chain called an “unprecedented” decision by its landlords to lock them out of the building during lease negotiations.

Camden comedy mogul Martin Bessemer is donating the profits from all of the gigs at the Monkey Business Comedy Club and Camden Cabaret this week to help the animals caught up in Australian wildfires.

The controversial Nisa store on the site of the old Leighton Arms pub will be able to continue trading after a planning inspector ruled in its favour in the days leading up to Christmas.

For the second time in a month, last week cleaners at Highgate Wood School picketed a parents’ evening.

A long-standing Christmas tree business has vowed to fight back after a gang of opportunist thieves ransacked their wares.

A year after it closed and seven years after it was first ‘saved’. the Earl Haig Hall in Crouch End is set to change hands again.

Camden Town Brewery has partnered with the local branch of clothing charity TRAID to turn beer into clothing.

A Muswell Hill restaurant has opened its basement as a homeware shop and is launching by giving space to the Muswell Hill Creatives group throughout December.

A local designer is selling t-shirts inspired by local landmarks and hoping to raise money to combat knife crime at the same time.

A Muswell Hill toy shop has “gone to town” in support of the Met Police’s annual Christmas Tree appeal which asks the public to donate presents which are then given to needy children in each borough.

Doorstep milk delivery firm Milk & More banned two north London milkmen from entering their milk depot after the pair complained to the Ham&High about their treatment at the end of a supply contract.

A group of 10 milkmen in Highgate, Muswell Hill and East Finchley claim they have been “bullied” by industry giant Milk&More who ended a contract for them to use a depot in Edmonton to deliver to north London.

Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation patron Juliet Stevenson visited the new Greens of Highgate shop in Muswell Hill last week to celebrate its contributions to a community food bank.


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