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19th April 2015

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    Labour call in police over anonymous leaflet attack on candidate in Hampstead and Kilburn

    Labour call in police over anonymous leaflet attack on candidate in Hampstead an

    The leaflet was dropped at homes in Belsize Park

    Published: 18 April, 2015
    EXCLUSIVE by RICHARD OSLEY

    THE Labour Party are calling in election officials and police to investigate an anonymous door-to-door leaflet drop which reprinted a newspaper article linking their candidate to Russian president

    Protesters and cabaret stars take to streets to voice anger over closure of Black Cap

    Black Cap Lolo Brow and Scralett O'Hora

    Cabaret starts Lolo Brow and Scralett O'Hora join protesters

    Published: 18 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    Fans of the Black Cap flocked to Camden Town this afternoon to protest against the sudden closure of the iconic gay bar.

    Former Camden Town priest pops up on Match Of The Day

    Former Camden Town priest pops up on Match Of The Day

    The Bishop of Burnley cheers on the Clarets against his first love, Arsenal

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By VICTORIA SEABROOK

    A FORMER Camden Town priest made an unlikely appearance on Match of the Day on Saturday, writes Victoria Seabrook. 

    Protesters to hit the streets this weekend over closure of Black Cap

    Black Cap last night

    Cabaret performers dance on the bar on Sunday night 

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    HUNDREDS are expected to join a protest on Saturday against the closure of the Black Cap, which was shut without warning this week.

    Tessa Jowell warns Labour colleagues to think twice about calling for rent cap

    Tessa Jowell warns Labour colleagues to think twice about housing rent cap deman

    Tessa Jowell and Eddie Izzard joined Tulip Siddiq's Hampstead and Kilburn election campaign

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    DAME Tessa Jowell has warned that people pushing for a rent cap in London should think twice about the policy idea.

    Family refuse to move as council evicts them from Highgate allotment

    Family refuse to move as council evicts them from Highgate allotment

    Ali and Rosalind Juma outside their summer house with grandchildren, from left, six-month-old Zion, Malik, 6, Kenya, 10, and Jada, 5

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A RETIRED lecturer and her Commonwealth Games medal-winning husband are refusing to leave their Highgate allotment after a row with the Town Hall which they claim erupted over a single willow sapli

    In Pictures: Dr Who star meets pigs in Parliament Hill and gives advice to young actors

    Dr Who, girls from Parliament Hill and volunteers from the Alexandra Wylie Foundation meet farmyard animals

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    FORMER Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston cuddled a piglet in Parliament Hill yesterday as he hosted a Spring Fling party.

    Bookmakers reveal "most of the money" in Hampstead and Kilburn election fight has been bet on Tories

    Bookmakers reveal "much of the money" in Hampstead and Kilburn election fight ha

    Gamblers are having a punt on Simon Marcus

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    ONE of the country's leading bookmakers today revealed how it had moved to cut the odds on the Conservatives winning the Hampstead and Kilburn parliamentary constituency after a series of bets

    Town Hall replaces easy-burgle windows after New Journal reports problem at dozens of council homes

    Council replaces easy-burgle windows after New Journal reports problem at dozens

    Dozens of easty-to-dismantle windows needed to be replaced

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    ENGINEERS were hurriedly dispatched to a housing estate in Gospel Oak after a burglary revealed that dozens of homes had been fitted with windows that could be easily dismantled by thieves.

    George Orwell plaque in Hampstead to be 'rededicated'

    A plaque to George Orwell can be found above a bakery in South End Green

    A plaque to George Orwell can be found above a bakery in South End Green

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    THE George Orwell Society will “rededicate” the writer’s new plaque in South End Green this summer.

    Weng Wah House restaurant to be replaced by wine bar

    Weng Wah has closed

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    ONE of London’s first Chinese restaurants is due to re-open as a “sleek and seductive” wine bar.

    Partner of doctor who killed himself after being told to find 'gay cure' starts London to Birmingham awareness walk tomorrow

    Matthew Ogston, pictured addressing election candidates earlier this month, is walking in aid of the Naz and Matt Foundation

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE heartbroken partner of a doctor who took his own life is walking 130 miles from London to Birmingham to mark his memory.

    Hampstead Heath ponds tragedy: Teenage victim named as Moses Grunfeld

    Moses Grunfeld

    Rescue teams scour the water

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A TEENAGER who drowned in a Hampstead Heath pond on Wednesday night has been named as Moses Grunfeld. 

    Campaigner claims new government guidance makes Hampstead Heath dams work unnecessary

    Campaigner claims new government guidance makes Hampstead Heath dams work unnece

    Helen Marcus

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    A SENIOR member of a conservation group believes dam-strengthening work on Hampstead Heath could be halted by a legal challenge – after the Department for the Environment issued fresh guidanc