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21st October 2014

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    Call to use canal as freight route to lessen load on roads

    Hawley Wharf

    Published: 10 October, 2014
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Regent’s Canal could be a key route for getting heavy goods vehicles off the streets of Camden Town, according to campaign groups and the Canal and River Trust.

    Radiographers strike for first time in thirty years over low pay

    Radiographers form a picket line outside University College Hospital

    Radiographers form a picket line outside University College Hospital 

    Published: 20 October, 2014
    By TOM FOOT 

    NON emergency cancer treatment, x-ray scans and hospital patient analysis was shut down for four hours today (Monday) during the latest NHS low pay strike.

    Police appeal for help to find missing King's Cross man

    Twenty-nine-year-old Richard James Mackenzie has been missing since last week

    Twenty-nine-year-old Richard James MacKenzie has been missing since last week  

    Published: 20 October, 2014
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    POLICE in Camden are appealing for information to help find a man from King's Cross who has been missing since last week. 

    Camden street style #29: White leggings, white shawl, white coat

    Published: October 20, 2014
     
    In our weekly online column, ALINA POLIANSKAYA looks at who's wearing what in Camden Town
     

    Lewis Jones, originally from Cardiff, is studying cultural and creative industries at City University.

    Councillors raise awareness of people trafficking with anti-slavery walk

    Conservative councillors Claire-Louise Leyland and Siobhan Baillie outside the Houses of Parliament

    Published: 18 October, 2014
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    'Art saved me from alcoholism', says woman who began drinking aged 11

    Lucy, an art psychotherapist, suffered years of alcoholism before finding help

    Lucy, an art psychotherapist, suffered years of alcoholism before finding help

    Published: 17 September, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    LUCY used to regularly black out at the end of the day, wake up and do it all over again. 

    North London NHS staff join demand for one percent pay rise

    Staff on strike at UCLH

    Staff on strike at UCLH

    Published: 17 October, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    NURSES, ambulance paramedics, therapists, cooks, cleaners, and midwives joined picket lines outside Camden’s three main hospitals on Monday.

    Hampstead serial killer demands compensation for losing chance to vote in elections

    David Mulcahy has been told he must serve at least 30 years in prison

    Published: 16 October, 2014
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A HAMPSTEAD serial killer wants to be paid compensation for every election he has missed during the time he has spent in prison.

    PEEPS: Will Emma Thompson vote for Tulip Siddiq?

    Emma Thompson says she doesn't know what she will do at the next general election

    Published: 16 October, 2014
    PEEPS: THE WEEK IN LOCAL POLITICS

    THERE was a rumour in the wind recently that Labour might launch their final push to hold Hampstead and Kilburn at May’s general election with a celebrity face, namely the celebrity f

    Red faces for HS2 bosses as advertising authority pulls plug on 'misleading' promotional film

    HS2 will lead to demolition and disruption in Camden

    Published: 16 October, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    BLUNDERING High Speed 2 chiefs have removed a promotional film from the internet after a complaint that it overstated the benefits of the government’s controversial £53million plan to b

    Globetrotting busker fights to keep free music on Camden's streets

    Somerset Barnard and supporters Tony Blackmur and Alex Sampson with the petition

    Somerset Barnard and supporters Tony Blackmur and Alex Sampson with the petition

    Published: 16 October, 2014
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A MAN on a mission to busk his way around the world has taken a stand against Camden's street performance licensing rules, branding the changes a “step backwards” in the borough'

    Inmate writes to CNJ from Holloway Prison pleading for council home back

    Yvonne Tyler's home is boarded up

    Published: 16 October, 2014
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    AN inmate has sent a desperate plea for help from Holloway Prison after being jailed for attempting to break into her own home, which had been at the centre of a police drugs investigation. 

    Exclusive: Dannie Abse's 'final poem'

    Legendary poet Dannie Abse died last month, before he could read his tribute poem to Dylan Thomas

    Published: 16 October, 2014
    EXCLUSIVE by PETER GRUNER

    THE final poem written by Dannie Abse – a poignant tribute to Dylan Thomas – can be revealed in today’s New Journal.