Young people from a charity for those with learning difficulties were among those to help give out eco-friendly Mitzvah Day merchandise to volunteer groups taking part this year.

With less than a month to go before Mitzvah Day 2019 - it's on November 17 - politicians from all parties got stuck into some crafting to help out at its parliamentary launch.

West Hampstead's Sherriff Centre has roped in TV royalty to present a charity auction in aid of its fifth anniversary next month.

Ten years after two parents wondered how they could make a difference for children and young people with special educational needs, Muswell Hill charity Wave celebrated a decade of progress with a party in front of St James' Church.

Brookfield Primary's pupils are among those delighted to be able to use a new woodwork facility set to open in a garage on the Whittington Estate after Camden allocated £110,000 to the project.

After 33 years, the Muswell Hill Toy Library has packed away its wares for the final time.

Noah's Ark children's hospice has officially launched its £50 challenge aimed at local businesses.

A group of United Synagogues Rabbis led by Muswell Hill's Rabbi David Mason took a trip to Coventry in June to help inform their own charitable work.

He's more used to writing music for hit TV shows like Misfits and Wallander, but Highgate composer Vince Pope is branching out to raise money for a historic homelessness charity.

"The stigma of food poverty is still a reality" said one user of a Camden food bank as the borough's Healthwatch organisation launched a campaign highlighting the plight of those unable to afford their own meals.

The London Irish Centre in Camden Square is set for a £1m refresh after a generous grant from the Irish government.

A Highgate man has just completed a charity run of more than 500km along every tube line in London - and that's only one stage of Daniel Sherry's year long quest to give back to mental health charity Mind.

A taxi drivers' charity has helped an East Finchley children's respite centre to redecorate.

The community is crowdfunding to give an "amazing" Islington teacher who died after a collision in Hornsey last week "the best send off possible".

Muswell Hill man Harry Coughlan has pulled off a remarkable charitable feat - despite his ongoing recovery from testicular cancer and a learning disability, he raised more than £800 to help build a local children's hospice.

A Swiss Cottage community centre stepped in to provide a permanent home for artwork created by local woman Sarah Kennard with the help of members of the public.

A Christmas appeal is raising cash to support "hundreds of homeless young people" in King's Cross and the surrounding area over the festive period.

Two sisters from Muswell Hill were lucky enough to meet the Queen last Wednesday after playing a pivotal role in publication of a book about an adoption pioneer.

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.

Actress Michelle Collins joined the cast of Ally Pally's Aladdin on Ice pantomime to launch the Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation (AWTF) annual Christmas appeal.

Haringey Police have presented a local charity with a cheque for £2,500 after a gruelling mountaineering challenge.

Camden schoolgirl and deafness campaigner Lily Conlan capped a remarkable year by beating off competition from all over the country win a prestigious charity award.

Hampstead's Lisa Deaner, 54, has been shortlisted for an Anthony Nolan Supporters award by the blood cancer charity.

A charity café in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park run by the Camden Society has been lauded for its inclusivity and work in the community.


Help your loved one rediscover their independence in a safe, comfortable environment that can offer them the support they need.

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

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Hampstead & Highgate Express
e-edition today


Education and Training


Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now