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3rd May 2016

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    Camden local news

    London's Latest Scandal deli in Hampstead wins battle for alcohol licence

    Hayet Zaame, one of the sisters behind the London’s Latest Scandal café in Heath Street, Hampstead

    Published: 29 April, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A HEALTH food cafe in Hampstead Village that caused a stir with plans to add cocktails to its menu is celebrating after the Town Hall granted an alcohol licence.

    Police officer fired after 'punching drunken man'

    PC Shane Moulds was found guilty of gross misconduct

    Published: 29 April, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A POLICE officer has been kicked out of the Met after a tribunal upheld allegations that he had punched a member of the public and called him a “posh twat”. 

    Camden New Journal nominated for three 'Oscars' at Regional Press Awards

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    THE Camden New Journal has been shortlisted among the UK’s six best high-circulation local newspapers at the Regional Press Awards, known as the industry’s “Oscars”.

    Homeless good samaritan who helped stranded woman yet to see a penny of £13,000 reward raised online

    Mark Collins made national news when he helped out Nicole Sedgebeer at Euston Station

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    IT was a story that captured the hearts of the nation: a homeless man comes to the rescue of a young woman stranded in Euston over­night after missing the last train home. 

    Put local newspapers in tube stations, says Green mayoral hope Sian Berry

    Sian Berry

    Sian Berry says London's media options have 'contracted'

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    GREEN Party mayoral candidate Sian Berry says City Hall should consider reviewing the stranglehold of the Metro newspaper across the capital’s transport system by allowing space to local news

    NHS protesters picket Virgin Care HQ and private health conference

    Protesters descend on the Virgin Care HQ [Pic: Michael Shaw]

    Published: 28 March, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    SUPPORTERS of the junior doctors’ strike unfurled an NHS banner outside the headquarters of a private healthcare company before moving into a second protest where they clashed with security g

    Protesters fighting new Sainsbury's in Belsize Park stage fresh demo

    Opponents to the proposed Sainsbury's Local store gathered in Haverstock Hill

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    CAMPAIGNERS who oppose the opening of a Sainsbury’s Local store in Belsize Park staged a protest at the site on Saturday.

    Man convicted of killing Hampstead recluse granted new appeal after review of evidence

    Allan Chappelow

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE man convicted of murdering eclusive Hampstead pensioner Allan Chappelow will have his case heard once again at the Court of Appeal, it was revealed this after

    Heritage groups condemn plans for Somers Town skyscraper

    How the 25-storey tower could look

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE Town Hall is facing mounting opposition over its proposals to build a 25-storey tower in Somers Town as heritage groups join calls for the plans to be thrown out.

    Man suffered heart attack as he fought to get back wrongly taken away benefits

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A TENANTS’ champion was rushed to hospital with a suspected heart attack during a successful appeal against a government “back-to-work” order.

    Bree Louise named best pub in north London as it faces HS2 bulldozers

    Bree Louise

    Craig Douglas with George, Karen and Camra’s John Cryne 

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A PUB due to be demolished to make way for the HS2 rail link has been named the best in north London. 

    Sold to the Jazz Cafe: Barfly, the club which gave first break to indie bands

    The Barfly hosted The Libertines and Kasabian

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By ROISIN GADELRAB

    THE man behind the £3million makeover of the Jazz Café confirmed last night (Wednesday) the purchase of another Camden Town music institution. 

    Revealed: £150 million worth of Camden Council homes to be sold off every year under housing reforms

    Revealed: Camden face selling £150 million worth of council homes every year und

    Half of Camden Council homes that fall empty could be auctioned off to pay for Right-To-Buy discounts 

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    EXCLUSIVE by RICHARD OSLEY

    HALF of all the Camden council homes which become empty every year are set to be auctioned on the private market in a £150million sell-off to pay for government housing reforms, the New Journ

    Happy now, Ma'am? Camden Council light birthday beacon on Town Hall roof in private ceremony

    Happy now, Ma'am? Camden Council light birthday beacon on Town Hall roof in priv

    The Queen, Larraine Revah and Abdul Hai light a beacon on the Town Hall roof [Pic: Sima Awad], the display on the BT Tower and the startled reaction on Twitter

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LOOKING a little chilly but smiling, mayor of Camden Larraine Revah and cabinet councillor Abdul Hai huddle up to end the burning row over whether the council should light a beacon to celebrate the