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25th May 2015

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    Police called to reports of stabbing on Hampstead Heath - but no victim can be found

    Officers could find no evidence of a stabbing

    Published: 23 May, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE rushed to Hampstead Heath last night after reports that a young man had been stabbed, but when officers arrived on the scene they could find no trace of a victim. 

    Parents protest at Torriano schools merger proposal

    Torriano Infants School is next door to Torriano Junior School

    Published: 22 May, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    PARENTS at a popular infants school in Kentish Town are campaigning to halt plans to merge with a junior school next door.

    New HS2 plans for Euston reveal how streets will be swept away

    The new HS2 plans for Euston were revealed in a slideshow last week

    Published: 22 May, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    TEMPERS flared this week as HS2 unveiled its latest designs for Euston Station and revealed the work will begin in 2017 and last until 2033.

    Fancy dress fun as Camden Town pub throws Eurovision party

    Eurovision singers get ready for action  [Photo: Eurovision/EBU, Andres Putting]

    Published: 22 May, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    It is nearly that night of the year again, when extravagant outfits, cheesy songs and often questionable voting tactics take centre stage, as countries go head to head in the finals of Eurovision.&

    Labour councillors warned they may have to revisit the spending cuts they refused to make

    Theo Blackwell outlined his concerns in a memo to colleagues

    Published: 22 May, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LABOUR councillors have been warned they may have to revisit suggestions for public spending cuts which they had previously rejected.

    Camden street style #41: Silky jumpsuits and custom-made denim

    Camden street style #41: Silky jumpsuits and custom-made denim
    Published: 22 May, 2015
     
    In our weekly online column, ALINA POLIANSKAYA looks at who's wearing what in Camden Town
     

    David Beer has chosen a cool, laid-back look for his day out in Camden Town.

    Kids in Euston discover careers beyond 'footballers and popstars'

    Year two pupils at Netley Primary School take part in a careers workshop

    Published: 22 May, 2015
    By LEANNE PHINNIKAS

    CHILDREN as young as four thought about what they want to be when they grow up this week at a Euston school, as part of their annual careers day.

    Camden has a new mayor! Larraine Revah becomes borough's first citizen

    Outgoing mayor Lazzaro Pietragnoli hands over the mayoral chain to Larraine Reva

    Outgoing mayor Lazzaro Pietragnoli hands over the mayoral chain to Larraine Revah

    Published: 21 May, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THE red robe and gold chain were transferred to Camden’s new mayor at the Town Hall last night (Wednesday).

    The King's Cross code: Why Northern Line passengers are ignoring station signs to get to their trains quicker

    The King's Cross code: Why the signs send you the long way round to the Northern

    The long way - signs direct you away from the speediest route to the Northern Line at King's Cross

    Published: 21 May, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    IT is known as the “King’s Cross code”: two fast-track routes to what, for those who take the long walk, might seem like the promised land of the Northern line platforms.

    Neighbours fail to stop philosopher Alain de Botton's guesthouse plan for Hampstead back street

    ALAIN de Botton’s plan for a modern hotel in the heart of Hampstead village has

    The proposed hotel for Streatley Place, and philosopher Alain de Botton, who founded social enterprise Living Architecture

    Published: 21 May, 2015
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    ALAIN de Botton’s plan for a modern hotel in the heart of Hampstead village has won planning permission from councillors, despite a welter of objections from neighbours.

    Is your toothache related to emotional problems? Retiring dentist links teeth and the mind

    Is your toothache related to emotional problems? Retiring dentist links teeth an

    Vicky Lee – seated, wearing red – with patients and friends at her  birthday party

    Published: 21 May, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    FOR many, a trip to the dentist is a dreaded affair and people will often put up with excruciating toothache before making an appointment.

    Row builds over future of Travis Perkins site in West Hampstead

    Row builds over future of Travis Perkins site in West Hampstead

    The site in West End Lane

    Published: 21 May, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    A ROW over plans to turn a block of offices and shops in West Hampstead into affordable and private housing has erupted after a leading UK building supplies firm accused the council of putting mone

    'One of the worst pubs in the world' to be bulldozed for new flats development

    Published: 21 May, 2015
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    A FORMER pub in Finchley Road will be demolished to make way for nine flats and a shop.

    Protesters storm National Gallery demanding sacked union rep is reinstated

    Protesters storm National Gallery demanding sacked union rep is reinstated

    The 'Reinstate Candy' demo at the National Gallery

    Published: 21 May, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    PROTESTERS stormed the National Gallery on Friday after its bosses sacked union rep and well-known Camden activist Candy Udwin.