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30th September 2014

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Hero passer-by dives into Regent's Park lake to save drowning toddler

Regent's Park boating lake: The scene of the dramatic rescuce

Published: 30 September, 2014
By WILLIAM McLENNAN and DARYA ALIKHANI

A HERO passer-by who dived into an algae-filled lake in Regent’s Park to save a drowning toddler has recalled the dramatic rescue.

Sixty years later, Archbishop of Liverpool returns to his old primary school in Gospel Oak

The Right Reverend Malcolm McMahon blesses St Dominic's School

The Right Reverend Malcolm McMahon blesses St Dominic's School

Published: 30 September, 2014
By MARC GATFORD

THE Roman Catholic Archbishop of Liverpool returned to his former school in Gospel Oak to mark a major refurbishment.

Lib Dem Lynne Featherstone visits West Hampstead to tell of triumph of same-sex marriage laws

Lynne Featherstone, Maajid Nawaz

Lynne Featherstone, MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, meets Father Andrew Cain and Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz

Published: 30 September, 2014
By TOM FOOT

FORMER government minister Lynne Featherstone spoke about her personal triumph in securing same-sex marriage legislation in front of an enthralled audience of Lib Dem members on Tuesday.

'All mental health beds full' warning

Published: 30 September, 2014
By TOM FOOT

THE loss of more than 100 beds for mental health patients in the past three years has left the service at capacity and reliant on private hospitals for emergency cover, according to NHS bosses.

Kentish Town 'rat run' fears over road changes

Published: 30 September, 2014
By DAN CARRIER

PLANS to turn a swathe of back streets in Kentish Town into no-go zones for cars have prompted a furious response from residents and businesses. 

Royal Free nurse to stand against IDS at election

Kathryn Anderson

Published: 30 September, 2014
By TOM FOOT

A NURSE at the Royal Free Hospital has become so “despondent” with the government’s “horrendous attack on our NHS” that she will go head-to-head with Iain Duncan Smith

PICTURES: Waterlow Park celebrates 125th birthday

Christopher Waterlow presents a copy of the Waterlow Park deeds to Camden deputy Mayor Larraine Revah with Ceridwen Roberts, co-chair of the Friends of Waterlow Park

Published: 30 September, 2014
By CATHERINE ETOE

IT is 125 years since Sir Sydney Waterlow presented his estate to London County Council as a garden for the gardenless.

Pears Foundation charity pledge £5 million for new medical research centre at Royal Free

Pears Foundation charity pledge £5 million for new medical research centre at Ro

How the new centre, to be named after the Pears Foundation, will look

Published: September 30, 2014
By TOM FOOT

A HUGE medical research centre being built next to the Royal Free Hospital has received a massive £5million boost from a Hampstead-based charity.

Camden street style #27: 'The most important thing is to look hot'

Published: September 30, 2014

In our weekly online column, ALINA POLIANSKAYA looks at who's wearing what in Camden Town
 

Laura Beth Jones, 19, from Barnet admits that she is not your average looking professional violinist...

‘Think again’ plea over £46m tower block bid

Cabinet councillor Angela Mason told a public meeting that the total cost of the 11-storey tower at Liddell Road was £46million, which prevented them from building more social housing

Art-in-store: Feminists want to find out what goes on behind close doors in 'male space'

Julia Riddiough with Vic the Barber

Pictured: Julia Riddiough with Vic the Barber

Published: 29 September, 2014
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

LABOUR CONFERENCE: Ex-Mayor says Bank of England should print more money to pay for HS2

Ken Livingstone believes HS2 should be paid for by 'quantitive easing' not a land-grabbing development at Euston

Published: 25 September, 2014
By RICHARD OSLEY 

FORMER Mayor of London Ken Livingstone says there would be no need for a massive redevelopment in Euston to pay for HS2 if the Bank of England simply

LABOUR CONFERENCE: Big hitters say HS2 no longer a question of 'if', but 'when and how'

Lord Adonis (far right) shares a panel with Professor David Begg and Joe Anderson, the elected Mayor of Liverpool

Published: 25 September, 2014
By RICHARD OSLEY in MANCHESTER

LABOUR Party big hitters repeatedly declared the battle for HS2 – a new £50billion railway line from London to Birmingham and cities in the north – to have been won at the party&r

LABOUR CONFERENCE: The Tulipistas and the Haywardites

Organised campaign: Sarah Hayward is running for selection in Holborn and St Pancras

Published: September 25, 2014
By RICHARD OSLEY in MANCHESTER

CAMDEN’S Labour group can be split, in the main, between the Haywardites and the Tulipistas.