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A Crouch End inventor is crowdfunding to launch an innovative and wearable air pollution monitor inspired by his own worries as a new dad.

The Hornsey off-licence condemned for its “irresponsible” new name - “alcoholic” – has backpedalled somewhat and replaced its sign with one less likely to outrage passers-by.

Highgate’s Lauderdale House played host to a “heartwarming” series of charity presentations on Saturday as the Co-op handed out more than £170,000 to a range of north London charities.

A Hornsey off-licence has attracted the outrage of a national charity by rebranding itself under the “highly inappropriate” name Alcoholic – complete with a picture.

Councillors have backed neighbours’ fight against a Domino’s Pizza takeaway being built on a residential street in Camden.

Highgate’s historic Prince of Wales pub has temporarily closed for a £250,000 refurbishment but its new manager has moved to allay fears that the traditional boozer will lose its character.

Normally we celebrate one business of the week – but today we’ve got three!

The latest twist in the saga of a Hampstead landlord who refuses to pay a controversial levy saw him bring a top barrister to his court hearing.

A Cumbrian couple have been left scared for their property after receiving a bailiff’s letter demanding council tax for a Maida Vale property they have no connection to.

The war on plastic has been taken up a notch in Belsize Village as Budgens launches a 1,800-product range of items in plastic-free packaging – from bread and cheese to the UK’s first plastic-free bacon.

The division between Phoenix Cinema staff and trustees was laid bare as a worker launched a blistering attack on bosses, telling them: “We don’t support your plans.”

Community groups are celebrating after the owners of the “landmark” Alliance pub in West Hampstead had planning permission for extensive remodelling and redevelopment refused.

Christmas came early for activists in West Hampstead last night after Camden Council refused to grant christmas tree sellers Pines and Needles a licence to trade from Fortune Green.

Alan’s Records in East Finchley opened its doors in 1994 and now features in a guide to the top 80 record emporia around the globe.

“It stank. It smelt like the goat pen at London Zoo.”

Hampstead’s well-known ceramics workshop, Well Walk Pottery, has been made an Asset of Community Value (ACV), boosting hopes it will stay as a workshop despite its rumoured sale.

Hampstead Business Improvement District (BID) rebel Jimmy McGrath – who continues to defy requests to pay the BID levy – saw his day court appearance adjourned for a month yesterday at Highbury Corner magistrates’ court.

A defiant pub landlord is set to appear before magistrates today after refusing to pay the Hampstead Business Improvement District (BID) levy for two years.

Despite a campaign that saw a 4,000-name petition presented to Post Office Ltd and Westminster Council doing “everything it could”, bosses this morning announced they will be proceeding with the planned closure of the crown post office in St John’s Wood.

A Muswell Hill charity breaking down barriers between people with and without learning difficulties is looking for a permanent home.

Gospel Oak restaurant Ravel’s Bistro became a film set for a day as anti-Brexit campaigners including former government spin doctor Alastair Campbell and his daughter Grace filmed a sketch satirising Brexit and calling for a second Brexit referendum there.

Highgate’s The Red Lion and Sun has been named pub of the year at the annual Great British Pub awards.

Hornsey and Wood Green MP Catherine West has criticised “shortsighted” plans to close Muswell Hill’s Royal Mail delivery office, while locals say the plans are “very concerning”.

Campaigners from Greenpeace staged a protest outside the Camden High Street Marks and Spencer on Saturday to urge the high street giant to crack down on its use of single-use plastic.

The new Co-op in Belsize Village is set to go ahead, despite a meeting between Lib Dem Belsize councillors and the supermarket giant.

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