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31st January 2015

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    Swiss Cottage family's plea for return of missing Burmese kitten

    Eight-year-old Sam has been sleeping by the kitchen door in case, Jax the kitten returns

    Published: 30 January, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A FAMILY from Swiss Cottage are appealing for help to get their missing Burmese kitten back.

    Celebration of Caribbean Carnival's Camden roots tonight in King's Cross

    A piece of carnival art to be showcased tonight, by Katy Howe

    Published: 30 January, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    IN a celebration of the Caribbean Carnival's Camden roots, students will be hosting an event tonight in King's Cross, paying homage to the street art and protest that made carnival what is

    'We must persevere', Nick Clegg tells Camden Liberal Democrats in visit to Swiss Cottage

    Maajid Nawaz and Nick Clegg

    Maajid Nawaz and Nick Clegg at the Tavistock Centre 

    Published: January 30, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    It's a girl! Keepers at London Zoo announce baby gorilla is female

    Baby girl Alika in her mother's arms at London Zoo [Photo: Daniel Simmonds]

    Published: 28 January, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    ZOOKEEPERS have revealed that the baby gorilla born at London Zoo, is a girl. They have named the youngster Alika, a name meaning “most bea

    'Council flat hotels': Town Hall opens new investigations into AirBNB adverts

    Council officers are investigating at least five 'hosts' suspected of using the AirBNB site

    Published: 29 January, 2015
    CNJ INVESTIGATION
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    BUSINESS in Camden’s so-called council-flat hotels was last night (Wednesday) feared at risk of becoming  “rampant” with new probes launched into tenants and leaseholders sus

    Rival Polish football fans argue it out with graffiti war across Camden canals

    Some of the graffiti before it was cleaned away

    Published: 29 January, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    OFFENSIVE graffiti left by rival groups of Polish football hooligans has been sprayed in Camden Lock, sparking urgent action by canal authorities. 

    Tory leader vows to blow open secrets behind Town Hall pay-off deals

    Conservative group leader Councillor Claire-Louise Leyland

    Published: 29 January, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    CAMDEN’S Conservative group leader has vowed to blow open the secrets surrounding Town Hall pay-off deals handed to departing staff.

    Watch thieves drag woman to the ground by her hair in Finchley Road

    Police are hunting two men who were chased through the streets of Hampstead

    Police are hunting two men who were chased through the streets of Hampstead

    Published: 29 January, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    AN eyewitness to a horrific attack by moped-riding street thieves has called for the public to be vigilant after seeing a woman thrown to the ground by her hair and robbed of her watch.

    Camden set to name council housing block after Frank Dobson

    Ward councillors Awale Olad, Sue Vincent and Julian Fulbrook at the Bourne Estate in Holborn with long-time tenants activist Beryl Allen and estate resident Trudi Kammerling

    Published: 29 January, 2015

    By RICHARD OSLEY

    AS perhaps Camden’s most famous council tenant, Frank Dobson has a closer connection than most MPs to public housing.

    Town Hall was asked to investigate councillor who looked 'aggressive in photo'

    Published: 29 January, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A MEMBER of the public made an official complaint about a councillor looking “aggressive” in a photograph.

    Patient who had to wait two weeks for appointment removes medical staples at home by watching YouTube video

    Published: 29 January, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A DESPERATE transplant patient was forced into a DIY procedure to remove her own surgical staples after claiming she had been told by her doctor’s surgery that she would have to wait weeks fo

    Market closes down as Hawley Wharf development project begins

    A glance through the shutters at what's left of the former market in Hawley Wharf 

    Published: 28 January, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THE shutters have come down and the gates have closed at Camden Lock Village Market for the last time with the development at Hawley Wharf finally set to start. 

    Camden's health squad out to make residents fitter

    There will be advice on how to stop smoking available at the mobile health clinic

    Published: 28 January, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    CAMDEN's health squad are out and about in town this week, to offer advice on how to look and feel better.

    First forty acts announced for Camden Rocks Festival

    Funeral for a Friend are set to play at this year's Camden Rocks Festival [Photo: Zled81]

    Published: 28 January, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    FUNERAL for a Friend and Heaven's Basement are top of the list of bands set to take over Camden Town as part of the borough's biggest rock festival.