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16th April 2014

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Tories reveal election team for next month's council elections

Team Tory gets ready for the boroughwide ballot

Published: 15 April, 2014
By RICHARD OSLEY

THE Conservatives have named their 54-candidate team to fight next month’s council elections, writes Richard Osley.

Tenacity of police officer on trail of West Hampstead student 'predator'

PC Nicola Christopher receives her award from deputy mayor Lazzaro Pietragnoli a

PC Nicola Christopher receives her award from deputy mayor Lazzaro Pietragnoli and chief superintendent Richard Tucker

A STUDENT who tried to strangle a woman at a West Hampstead halls of residence was caught by a police officer who has been commended by her bosses for “tenacity”.

Girls sell t-shirts to raise money for Camden Town food bank

Jamara Simms, 17, and Elisa Ly, 16, in t-shirts they designed

Jamara Simms, 17, and Elisa Ly, 16, in t-shirts they designed

Published: 15 April, 2014
By NATALIE GIL

A GROUP of enterprising sixth-form students have raised money for a  food bank by designing and selling T-shirts, writes Natalie Gil.

Coroner: Camden Council 'too slow' to improve junction where cyclist was killed

Francis Holding died after coilliding with a coach in November. Pic: Christophe

Francis Holding died after coilliding with a coach in November. Pic: Christophe Egret.

Published: 15 April, 2014
By ALICE HUTTON

A CORONER has criticised Camden Council’s “lack of urgency” in addressing rising safety concerns about a Holborn junction five months after a cyclist became the third to die there

Camden street style #6: Ice cream colours and army boots

Published: 15 April, 2014

IN our weekly online column, ALINA POLIANSKAYA finds out who's wearing what in Camden Town this week:
 

Man stabbed in Camden Town brawl

The scene in Camden High Street on Friday night. @CamdenJohnny

The scene in Camden High Street on Friday night. Picture: @CamdenJohnny

Published: 14 April, 2014
by ALICE HUTTON

A MAN has been charged over a stabbing following a mass brawl in Camden Town on Friday night. 

Three men plead not guilty to Kilburn High Road gun murder

Sabrina Moss died after being shot in Kilburn High road

Published: 11 April, 2014
By ALICE HUTTON

THREE men will stand trial over the murder of a young mother shot in the chest whilst celebrating her birthday in Kilburn.

'Hymn', the man who leaves chalk drawings all over Camden Town

'Hymn', the man who leaves chalk drawings all over Camden Town

Police have failed in attempts to move 'Hymn' on, and he has spent two months leaving messages near Camden Town underground station

Published: 11 April, 2014
By PAVAN AMARA

THE mystery man who has blanketed large swathes of Camden Town pavements with chalk messages says he will not listen to police and council officers when they try to move him on.

Auditions for Sky talent show Got To Dance to be staged at Roundhouse

Got To Dance

Published: 11 April, 2014
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

The UK's biggest dance contest is coming to Camden's Roundhouse for the first time.
 

Petrol station owner sells Dartmouth Park garage after more than 40 years in charge

Andrew Joanides, who runs ASF Garages in Dartmouth Park

Andrew Joanides, who runs ASF Garages in Dartmouth Park

THE owner of a petrol station and family-run garage in Dartmouth Park says he is devastated at being forced to sell his Highgate Road business.

Residents criticise council's private mail service

Albert Beale says he returns post back to the Town Hall

Published: 11 April, 2014
By TOM FOOT

A PRIVATE postal service being used by Camden Council instead of the Royal Mail has been criticised by residents.

Plaques unveiled in Somers Town for social housing campaigner Father Basil Jellicoe

Tributes were paid to Father Basil Jellicoe at the plaque unveiling in Somers To

Tributes were paid to Father Basil Jellicoe at the plaque unveiling in Somers Town

Published: 11 April, 2014
By PAVAN AMARA

A DEDICATED campaigner for social housing in Somers Town has been honoured nearly a century after his death.

Town Hall issues special protection order on Camden Town pub

The Golden Lion in Royal College Street has won new protection from closure

Published: 11 April, 2014
by TOM FOOT

PLANNING chiefs have banned a developer from shutting a family-run pub.