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1st July 2015

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    Young man rushed to hospital after stabbing in Camley Street

    camley street stabbing

    The scene in Camley Street this morning 

    Published: 30 June, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A YOUNG man was rushed to hospital with suspected stab wounds after a fight in Agar Grove this morning. 

    Two hundred paramedics from Australia and New Zealand recruited to fill London shortage

    Two hundred paramedics from Australia and New Zealand recruited to fill London s

    Pic: Sv1ambo

    Published: 30 June, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    TWO-hundred paramedics are being flown in from Australia and New Zealand in a bid to solve a staffing crisis in the London Ambulance Service (LAS). 

    Solved: Puzzle of mystery woman in Camden Town street art

    Solved: Puzzle of mystery woman in Camden Town street art

    It's not Lady Gaga

    Published: 30 June, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    SOME say “I love you” with flowers, a box of chocolates or a Post-it note on the fridge door.

    Heath bosses reject claims dams work is already behind schedule and over budget

    Bob Warnock

    Published: 30 June, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    FEARS that the dams project on Hampstead Heath is running behind schedule and over-budget have been dismissed by the man in charge of the controversial scheme.

    Kentish Town schools merger ‘solely about saving money’, protesters claim

    Kentish Town schools merger ‘solely about saving money’, protesters claim

    Protesters at the school gates

    Published: 30 June, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    PARENTS held a school-gates demonstration over plans to merge two schools in Kentish Town.

    'He refused to be driven out': Police investigate gay hate suicide claims

    Published: 30 June, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    AN elderly gay man who,  it is claimed, was driven to suicide by homophobic abuse, had rejected an offer of sheltered accommodation because he refused to be forced from his home, friends have

    Christian and bathroom salesman David Jones - A wonderful evangelist

    Reverend David Jones, who has died aged 70

    Reverend David Jones, who has died aged 70

    Published: 25 June, 2015
    by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

     

    Chalk Farm residents raise thousands for ill friend to make lasting memories

    Organisers Mandy, Kurt and Lily Dyer hang out with Mickey Mouse outside Rugmere 

    Published: 30 June, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A GROUP from Chalk Farm have raised nearly £2,000 in just two weeks for their terminally ill friend to make lasting memories.  

    Pop star Will Young pulled over by police in Bloomsbury as he drove to Glastonbury Festival

    Will Young

    The singer was stopped by a volunteer police officer Picture: Neal Whitehouse Piper

    Published: June 29, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    WILL Young's trip to Glastonbury was drawn to a halt by police officers in Bloomsbury when they spotted the pop star using his mobile phone behind the wheel. 

    Elderly victim of 'gay hate' rejected chance to move away in days before suspected suicide

    Published: 29 June, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    AN elderly gay man who, it is claimed, was driven to suicide by homophobic abuse, had rejected an offer of sheltered accommodation because he ref

    WATCH: Dog chases emu around Golders Hill Park

    Published: 29 June, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A YAPPY white dog ruffled the feathers of a “emu” on Saturday (June 27) when it chased it around the Golders Hill Park zoo enclosure for ten minutes.

    Kindness Offensive and Speak Street join forces for Midsummer Mix

    Social groups mingle at the Kindness Offensive HQ in Camden Road 

    Published: 29 June, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    WITH hard hats and luminous jackets galore, people gathered together at the Kindness Offensive headquarters in Camden Town for the Midsummer Mix.

    Labour's deputy council leader sparks row by blaming rail suicides on austerity measures

    Pat Callaghan

    Pat Callaghan said the number of people dying on the tube was 'all to do with austerity'

    Published: 26 June, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    DEPUTY council leader Pat Callaghan has been criticised for linking government cuts with train suicides in Camden.

    Mugger targets woman as she waits in line at Camden Town bank

    Nationwide in Camden Town

    The victim was waiting to pay in her birthday cash

    Published: 26 June, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A WOMAN whose purse containing birthday present cash was snatched from her hands as she lined up inside a bank has issued a warning for people “to be more careful” when visiting Camden