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30th August 2016

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    Plan to pull down Highgate Newtown Community Centre 'cooked up behind closed doors'

    The Highgate Newtown Community Centre

    Published: 26 August, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    A £23.7m project to rebuild Highgate Newtown Community Centre is set to go before planning chiefs in the coming months after the centre’s trustees came out in favour of the project.&nbs

    Safety fears after Billy Fury Way attack

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    Published: 26 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A NOTORIOUS alleyway that was the scene of an attempted knifepoint rape needs urgent action to deter criminals before a “tragedy” occurs, residents who live nearby have warned. 

    Romeo Nkansah murder: Stabbing suspects released

    Romeo Nkansah

    Romeo Nkansah

    Published: 26 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    DETECTIVES hunting the killer of a man stabbed to death while on a night out in Camden Town have released two of the suspects without charge.

    Chicken farmer grandson of former World's End owner visits pub for the first time - and orders an orange juice

    Peter Summers with daughter Sharon Garner and granddaughter Katie outside the World’s End pub

    Published: 26 August, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    THE grandson of the legendary proprietors of one of Camden Town’s most famous pubs walked through the doors for the first time – and ordered an orange juice. 

    Police appeal for help finding teenage girls who have gone missing for second time

    Ikram Farah, left, and Yasmin Ashkir are both 16 

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE have asked people to be on the look out for two teenage girls from Camden who have gone missing for the second time this month. 

    Sweet seller who has run stall outside Goodge Street tube station for 40 years faces eviction threat

    Sweet seller who has run stall outside Goodge Street tube staton for 40 years fa

    Bobby Long has been told his sweet hut is too large

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A STALLHOLDER who has sold sweets and drinks outside Goodge Street station for more than 40 years says he fears for the future after being slapped with an eviction threat because his kiosk is a few

    Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq set to back Owen Smith in Labour leadership contest

    Tulip Siddiq nominated Jeremy Corbyn last summer

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

     

    HAMPSTEAD and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq is set to side with Owen Smith in the Labour leadership contest.

    Cancer patient's fear over drug that NHS won't pay for: 'I don't have the strength to fund-raise'

    Gaidik Salmon

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A CANCER patient who cannot get a potentially life-saving treatment on the NHS says she feels she is being “left to die”.

    Four arrests after private details of vulnerable residents are 'stolen' from Camden Council

    One member of staff has been removed from their job, but their are fears information has already been passed to scamsters

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    EXCLUSIVE by RICHARD OSLEY

    FOUR people have been arrested after the private details of some of Camden’s most vulnerable residents were “stolen” from Town Hall computer systems – raising fears that per

    Sold out at Arsenal? New police figures reveal 160,000 seats were left empty at the Emirates last season

    Arsene Wenger, Arsenal manager

    Arsene Wenger contemplates the atmosphere at Arsenal's home ground [Pic: Ronnie Macdonald]

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    WITH some of Europe’s finest players on the field and a wait for season passes stretching back years, a seat at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium is meant to be something of a golden ticket fo

    Dig out your glowsticks! Middle-aged ravers invited to bring their kids to party like the old days

    ​Hannah Saunders with partner David Round and children Winter and Atticus at a m

    Hannah Saunders with partner David Round and children Winter and Atticus at a music festival. Right: youngsters at a previous ‘rave’ event organised by Ms Saunders

    Published: 25 August, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A FORMER deputy director of policing at the Home Office is organising an outdoor rave for older clubbers to rewind the clock – alongside their children – in King’s Cross.

    Concerns raised over hospital's treatment of 'brilliant' barrister who was hit by train

    A private hospital has been told it must make changes after the death of Mr Jones

    Published: 19 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A LEADING human rights lawyer was allowed to walk out of a private psychiatric hospital at 5am while “really unwell” just hours before he jumped in front of a train, an inquest heard.&n

    Man died after four-hour wait at Whittington A&E

    An inquest has heard how Paul Gage entered the Whittington’s emergency departmen

    An inquest has heard how Paul Gage entered the Whittington’s emergency department at 7pm but was not seen until four hours later

    The End nightclub set to be turned into shops and offices

    The end of The End, one of London's most celebrated nightclubs

    Published: 19 August, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    IT was once home to one of London’s most celebrated nightclubs – and now an empty block in the heart of the West End is set to have its ground floor converted into shops and restaurants