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27th April 2015

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    WATCH: Partner of doctor who died days after coming out to his family explains 8-day 'walk to find acceptance'

    Matthew Ogston gets some support from local councillor Flick Rea

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By STEVE BARNETT and RICHARD OSLEY

    THE partner of a doctor who killed himself after his family suggested he find a cure for his homosexuality has begun a walk from London to Birmingham in a bid to raise awareness about religious pre

    Patty battle in Camden Town: Fatburger moves in right next door to Byron burger

    CAMDEN Town is set for burger wars after a legendary US chain moved in next door

    The two burger restaurants next door to each other in Camden Town

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By EMILY HODGKIN

    CAMDEN Town is set for burger wars after a legendary US chain moved in next door to one of its biggest rivals.

    'Town planners are not always experts on what goes on underground', top structural engineer warns

    'Town planners are not always experts on what goes on underground', basements ex

    Michael Eldred

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    A CIVIL, structural and geotechnical engineer with a lifetime’s experience of solving complicated building issues gave a talk about the problem of digging basements in Hampstead.

    Probe into beds shortage for mental health patients after ‘cluster’ of deaths

    Camden and Islington Foundation Trust chief executive Wendy Wallace

    Camden and Islington Foundation Trust chief executive Wendy Wallace has written to the Department for Health asking for help with mental health services

    Writer pens play to draw attention to Huntington's Disease after sudden family diagnosis

    Writer pens play to draw attention to Huntington's Disease after sudden family d

    Charles Shetcliffe (centre) in his play, From The Cradle To The Bin

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A PLAYWRIGHT who discovered he will inherit Huntington’s Disease (HD) from his father is bringing a dark comedy about his experience to the stage.

    Camden New Journal named among six best local newspapers in the UK on Regional Press Awards shortlist

    Published: 24 April, 2015

    THE Camden New Journal has been named among the six best high-circulation local newspapers in the UK after being shortlisted for a gong at the annual awards for regional press.

    Grief-stricken family of boy who drowned in Heath ponds tell of battle to stop autopsy 'desecration'

    Moses Grunfield

    Moses Grunfield died last week after going swimming in Hampstead Heath's ponds

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE grieving family of a teenager who drowned in a Hampstead Heath pond have been forced to take legal action against Camden’s coroner to stop an invasive autopsy, which would have gone again

    Grotbusters clear rubbish to transform disused space in Kilburn into a community park

    Grotbusters clear rubbish to transform disused space in Kilburn into a community

    Volunteers get knee deep in muck in Netherwood Street

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    CAMPAIGNERS have been getting their hands dirty as they transform a “grotty” disused space in Kilburn into a small community park. 

    Green Party pledge to vote against HS2 as candidates launch localised 'Camden Manifesto'

    Green Party pledge to vote against HS2 as candidates launch localised 'Camden Ma

    Parliamentary candidates Natalie Bennett and Rebecca Johnson flanked by Green Party supporters

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE Green Party has taken the unusual step of launching a separate manifesto just for Camden ahead of the General Election.

    It's the thought that counts: Priest tells congregation to stop giving money and vouchers as presents

    Rev Mark Wakefield dressed as the ultimate gift-giver, Father Christmas, last year

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A PRIMROSE Hill priest has told parishioners that it is wrong to give cash and vouchers as gifts and that people should be willing to take more of a risk when buying presents for friends and loved

    Tongue-in-cheek postcards highlight changing face of London in new King's Cross exhibit

    A postcard by Gram Hilleard points out identical buildings and shops 

    Published: 24 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A “cluster of landmark towers”, “Manhattan-style apartments”,  and a “skyline legacy” - it is what Londoners are being sold every day as new developments co

    Labour Party officials meet police over 'smear' leaflet as election candidate Tulip Siddiq slams 'gutter politics'

    Labour Party officials meey police over 'smear' leaflet as election candidate Tu

    Tulip Siddiq says she judged on her record - not Sheikh Hasina's rule

    Published: 23 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE Labour campaign team in Hampstead and Kilburn has called in police after a ‘smear’ leaflet about general election candidate Tulip Siddiq was posted through letterboxes.

    Queen's Crescent mourns shopkeeper who ran Frank's for six decades

    Queen's Crescent mourns shopkeeper who ran Frank's for six decades

    Flowers outside Frank's Superstore, one of the most popular shops in Queen's Crescent

    Published: 23 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    MOURNERS from across Gospel Oak said goodbye yesterday (Wednesday) to Frank Streeter, the man who ran the landmark Frank’s Superstore in Queen’s Crescent for more than six decades.&nbsp

    Back to White: Amy Winehouse mural signed by her parents whitewashed after residents' complaints

    Before and after, the mural appears on Albert Street, but it was painted over last week

    Published: 22 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    THE largest mural in Camden Town’s trail of street art tributes to Amy Winehouse has been whitewashed after complaints from residents about the number of fans stopping in the side-street to s

    Another white, male lawyer? Sorry folks, I was born that way, Sir Keir Starmer tells voters

    Sir Keir Starmer was asked whether the House of Commons needed another white, male lawyer

    Published: 22 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    SIR Keir Starmer has told voters to deal with the fact he’s another “white, male lawyer”, or dismiss his election campaign without giving him a chance to make his case to be Camde

    Kilburn High Road to get a new... betting shop

    Paddy Power

    Paddy Power courted controversy with its 'Chav Tranquiliser' advert

    Published: 22 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    WHAT does the Kilburn High Road really need now? 

    Estate agents search for homes in Primrose Hill for next batch of MPs

    There will be new faces in the House of Commons after May 7

    Published: 22 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    ESTATE agents are offering homeowners in Primrose Hill the chance to rent out their properties to a group of people who they suggest will make perfect tenants: Members of Parliament.

    Residents fear new 'pocket park' next to Camden Town canal will bring drunks to their doorstep

    Residents fear new 'pocket park' next to Camden Town canal will bring drunks to

    Objector Penny Gamez is fighting the plans for Reachview Close

    Published: 23 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    OWNERS of more than 50 flats have united against plans to reopen a disused strip of canalside land as a new nature reserve, known as a “pocket park”.

    Beers all round as Kentish Town boozer celebrates winning CAMRA North London Pub of the Year

    Pub staff at Tapping the Admiral celebrate their award, along with Christine Cryne from CAMRA (left) and pub manager Phil Stewart (back row, second right) 

    Published: 22 April, 2015 
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THERE were cheers and beers all round at a Kentish Town pub last night as they celebrated winning CAMRA North London Pub of the Year for the second time. 

    Tree to be planted in memory of Labour councillor Peter Brayshaw

    Tree to be planted in memory of Labour councillor Peter Brayshaw

    Peter Brayshaw, right, with fellow Somers Town councillors Roger Robinson and Samata Khatoon celebrate victory at last year's council elections

    Published: 21 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A TREE willl be planted in memory of Labour councillor Peter Brayshaw, who died just before Christmas.

    Fatburger to open first UK restaurant in Camden Town

    Fatburger produces a giant burger clocking in at 2,050 calories

    Published: 21 April, 2015
    By EMILY HODGKIN

    LEGENDARY US operators Fatburger are set to open their first UK restaurant in Camden Town.

    3,500 in last minute rush to get registered to vote in Camden

    3,500 in last minute rush to get registered to vote in Camden

    Voters were applying to register to vote in the May 7 general election

    Published: 21 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    AROUND 3,500 people scrambled to get registered to vote in Camden over the last weekend before the deadline closed.

    In pictures: Penny Farthings galore as tweed-clad cyclists take to Camden's streets

    Ladies and gentlemen on bikes dressed in tweed. PICTURES: HAZEL BEEVERS

    Published: 21 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    TWEED-CLAD cyclists leisurely pedalled their way through Camden Town on Saturday.

    Hampstead Heath police plant red flags next to dog poo in warning to pet owners

    Hampstead Heath police plant red flags next to dog poo

    The red flags on Hampstead Heath

    Published: 21 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    HAMPSTEAD Heath police officers stuck red flags in nearly 100 examples of dog faeces on an area in Parliament Hill Fields used for football and rugby training at the weekend – and issued an u

    Changes to hospital admissions after mother is killed by mentally-ill son

    Peter Holboll

    Peter Holboll pleaded guilty to manslaughter last year

    Published: 20 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

     

    CAMDEN'S mental health hospitals have changed the way they find beds for patients after a man diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia murdered his mother just days after being told there was no r

    Four in hospital: Driver 'in his 90s' in serious collision with mum and child in Camden Town; teenager also injured

    Police on the scene in Harrington Square

    Published: 20 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A TEENAGER, a mother and child and a driver in his 90s were involved in a serious road accident this evening (Monday) that has closed most of Camden Town. 

    Clapton Craft set to open new 'growlers' off licence in Kentish Town

    The company's shop in Hackney

    Published: 20 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    CRAFT beer operators from east London are set to open a new off-licence in Kentish Town.

    Traffic chaos after car sandwiched by buses in Fitzrovia

    The Mercedes wedged between two double-decker buses in Goodge Street on Sunday [Photo: Jon Gray]

    Published: 20 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    CONCERNS have been raised about traffic in Fitzrovia's streets after a Mercedes was sandwiched between two double-decker buses on Sunday (20 April). 

    Labour call in police over anonymous leaflet attack on candidate in Hampstead and Kilburn

    Labour call in police over anonymous leaflet attack on candidate in Hampstead an

    The leaflet was dropped at homes in Belsize Park

    Published: 18 April, 2015
    EXCLUSIVE by RICHARD OSLEY

    THE Labour Party are calling in election officials and police to investigate an anonymous door-to-door leaflet drop which reprinted a newspaper article linking their candidate to Russian president

    Protesters and cabaret stars take to streets to voice anger over closure of Black Cap

    Black Cap Lolo Brow and Scralett O'Hora

    Cabaret starts Lolo Brow and Scralett O'Hora join protesters

    Published: 18 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    Fans of the Black Cap flocked to Camden Town this afternoon to protest against the sudden closure of the iconic gay bar.

    Former Camden Town priest pops up on Match Of The Day

    Former Camden Town priest pops up on Match Of The Day

    The Bishop of Burnley cheers on the Clarets against his first love, Arsenal

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By VICTORIA SEABROOK

    A FORMER Camden Town priest made an unlikely appearance on Match of the Day on Saturday, writes Victoria Seabrook. 

    In Pictures: Dr Who star meets pigs in Parliament Hill and gives advice to young actors

    Dr Who, girls from Parliament Hill and volunteers from the Alexandra Wylie Foundation meet farmyard animals

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    FORMER Dr Who star Christopher Eccleston cuddled a piglet in Parliament Hill yesterday as he hosted a Spring Fling party.

    Family refuse to move as council evicts them from Highgate allotment

    Family refuse to move as council evicts them from Highgate allotment

    Ali and Rosalind Juma outside their summer house with grandchildren, from left, six-month-old Zion, Malik, 6, Kenya, 10, and Jada, 5

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A RETIRED lecturer and her Commonwealth Games medal-winning husband are refusing to leave their Highgate allotment after a row with the Town Hall which they claim erupted over a single willow sapli

    Tessa Jowell warns Labour colleagues to think twice about calling for rent cap

    Tessa Jowell warns Labour colleagues to think twice about housing rent cap deman

    Tessa Jowell and Eddie Izzard joined Tulip Siddiq's Hampstead and Kilburn election campaign

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    DAME Tessa Jowell has warned that people pushing for a rent cap in London should think twice about the policy idea.

    Protesters to hit the streets this weekend over closure of Black Cap

    Black Cap last night

    Cabaret performers dance on the bar on Sunday night 

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    HUNDREDS are expected to join a protest on Saturday against the closure of the Black Cap, which was shut without warning this week.

    Bookmakers reveal "most of the money" in Hampstead and Kilburn election fight has been bet on Tories

    Bookmakers reveal "much of the money" in Hampstead and Kilburn election fight ha

    Gamblers are having a punt on Simon Marcus

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    ONE of the country's leading bookmakers today revealed how it had moved to cut the odds on the Conservatives winning the Hampstead and Kilburn parliamentary constituency after a series of bets

    Town Hall replaces easy-burgle windows after New Journal reports problem at dozens of council homes

    Council replaces easy-burgle windows after New Journal reports problem at dozens

    Dozens of easty-to-dismantle windows needed to be replaced

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    ENGINEERS were hurriedly dispatched to a housing estate in Gospel Oak after a burglary revealed that dozens of homes had been fitted with windows that could be easily dismantled by thieves.

    Partner of doctor who killed himself after being told to find 'gay cure' starts London to Birmingham awareness walk tomorrow

    Matthew Ogston, pictured addressing election candidates earlier this month, is walking in aid of the Naz and Matt Foundation

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE heartbroken partner of a doctor who took his own life is walking 130 miles from London to Birmingham to mark his memory.

    Weng Wah House restaurant to be replaced by wine bar

    Weng Wah has closed

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    ONE of London’s first Chinese restaurants is due to re-open as a “sleek and seductive” wine bar.

    George Orwell plaque in Hampstead to be 'rededicated'

    A plaque to George Orwell can be found above a bakery in South End Green

    A plaque to George Orwell can be found above a bakery in South End Green

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    THE George Orwell Society will “rededicate” the writer’s new plaque in South End Green this summer.

    Hampstead Heath ponds tragedy: Teenage victim named as Moses Grunfeld

    Moses Grunfeld

    Rescue teams scour the water

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A TEENAGER who drowned in a Hampstead Heath pond on Wednesday night has been named as Moses Grunfeld. 

    Campaigner claims new government guidance makes Hampstead Heath dams work unnecessary

    Campaigner claims new government guidance makes Hampstead Heath dams work unnece

    Helen Marcus

    Published: 17 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    A SENIOR member of a conservation group believes dam-strengthening work on Hampstead Heath could be halted by a legal challenge – after the Department for the Environment issued fresh guidanc

    Hit and run driver jailed for seven years after killing pedestrian in Camden Town

    Tributes by Camden Road station where Agron Gashi was run over by Tawanda Marau

    Published: 16 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A MAN has been jailed for seven years after killing a pedestrian with his car in Camden Town. 

    Hampstead Heath ponds tragedy: Police divers pull body of teenage swimmer from water

    Rescue teams at the Heath ponds last night

    Published: 16 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN and ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    Councillors banned from eating roast dinners in meetings

    The offending duck dinner

    Published: 16 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LOCAL politicians have been told to stop noshing in the Town Hall chamber after a Tory councillor was reprimanded by the Mayor for eating a duck roast dinner on the backbenches.

    Mary Portas joins celebrations as Utopia village is saved from Primrose Hill luxury home developers

    Mary Portas at an earlier protest in Primrose Hill

    Mary Portas at an earlier protest in Primrose Hill

    Published: 15 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER 

    SHOPPING guru Mary Portas has welcomed shock news that a quiet cobbled mews in Primrose Hill which has housed small businesses for decades will no longer be turned into luxury homes.

    Lib Dem candidate Maajid Nawaz: 'I won't be sex-shamed into someone's else moral code'

    Lib Dem candidate Maajid Nawaz: 'I won't be sex-shamed into someone's else moral

    Maajid Nawaz has responded to claims of hypocrisy over his stag night in a strip club

    Published: 15 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LIBERAL Democrat parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz has defended a stag night visit to a strip club after a national newspaper printed CCTV footage of him enjoying a lap-dance.

    Audacious burglars in £200,000 watch heist at Hampstead antiques shop

    Simon Drachman: "They knew where all the CCTV cameras were outside and knew which one to knock away so they couldn’t be seen outside"

    Published: 16 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A CASH reward is being offered for information after £200,000 worth of watches was stolen from a Hampstead antiques dealer in what is being described as a “burglary to order”.

    Emergency services search for man feared to have drowned in Hampstead Heath ponds

    Fire officers in a boat searching for a man in the water [Photo: LFB]

    Fire officers in a boat searching for a man in the water [Photo: LFB]

    Published: 15 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    IT is feared that a young man may have drowned in the swimming ponds at Hampstead Heath.

    TV star Rick Edwards joins Camden teens to discuss democracy at youth conference

    Tv presenter Rick Edwards with joins everyone at the Camden Shout Out event at UCL Academy

    Published: 15 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    TV star Rick Edwards joined Camden teenagers at a youth conference to discuss the issues that are closest to their hearts. 

    Ed Balls tells Hampstead audience he is 'all for' housing association tenants buying their own homes

    Ed Balls on stage tonight at the JW3 Centre with Sky News' Samantha Simmonds

    Published: 14 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    ED Balls said he is “all for” people in housing associations being able to buy their homes but that the recently announced Conservative manifesto pledge was fundamentally flawed. <

    Lib Dem candidate Maajid Nawaz breaks silence over strip club visit: 'Moral uproar should be for stoning deaths, not lap-dancing'

    Maajid Nawaz was accused of hypocrisy after visiting a lap-dancing club

    Published: 14 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LIBERAL Democrat parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz tonight broke his silence over leaked CCTV showing him enjoying lap dances at an east London nightclub, insisting: "In current times, our

    Camden street style #40: Magic Jasz leads the way

    Camden street style #40: Magic Jasz leads the way

    The six most stylish people spotted in NW1 this week

    Published: 14 April, 2015
    In our weekly online column, ALINA POLIANSKAYA looks at who's wearing what in Camden Town

    TV magician Jasz Vegas is out celebrating her 25th birthday with friends.

    Hampstead schoolgirl one of youngest to ever open London Stock Exchange

    Nia and her classmates from Holy Trinity Primary School at the London Stock Exchange

    Published: 14 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A HAMPSTEAD schoolgirl has become one of the youngest people ever to open the London Stock Exchange.

    American-style craft beer bottle shop opens in Kentish Town

    Phil Elliott and Steph Palgrave-Brown setting up Caps and Taps

    Phil Elliott and Steph Palgrave-Brown setting up Caps and Taps 

    Published: 14 April, 2015
    By HANNAH LOUISE GRUGEL

    A NEW American-style bottle shop specialising in craft beer joined the Kentish Town drinking scene on Sunday (April 12).

    Unknown future for Black Cap as doors close and customers celebrate 'last night'

    Black Cap closed

    The doors to the historic Camden Town venue were locked shut today

    Published: 13 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE future is uncertain for one of London's longest-standing gay bars after the owners confirmed today that it has closed. 

    The secret history of Lauderdale House and its link to Magna Carta

    Lauderdale House: how it looks today, a photo of its buffet and an illustration of the building’s staircase

    Published: 13 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE secret history of Lauderdale House – and how one of its former residents is linked to upholding crucial parts of Magna Carta – has emerged as the trustees of the historic building l

    Fears for future of Sir Richard Steele pub as it appears on advert as 'former boozer'

    Fears for future of Richard Steele pub as it appears on advert as 'former boozer

    The pub in Belsize Park

    Published: 13 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN and DAN CARRIER

    OWNERS of the Sir Richard Steele pub have said they have no plans to close the well-known watering hole, despite an online advert describing it as a “former London boozer".

    London Zoo first in UK to breed critically endangered frog species

    A Lake Oku clawed frog 

    Published: 13 April, 2015
    By HANNAH LOUISE GRUGEL 

    LONDON Zoo has become the first to successfully breed a critically endangered and distinct species of frog. 

    Two arrested after car smashes through Kilburn church gate

    The car lies upside down outside St Mary's in Abbey Road [Photo: Father Andrew Forshew-Cain]

    Published: 10 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    TWO people have been arrested after a car careered off the road and crashed through the wrought-iron gates of a historic church in Kilburn this afternoon.

    Primrose Hill street sports crew lead the way as new Urban Ninja course comes to town

    Street calisthenics crew BarSparta try their hand at the Urban Ninja obstacles

    Published: 10 April, 2015 
    By HANNAH LOUISE GRUGEL 

    A PRIMROSE Hill street fitness crew are leading the way in a new workout craze, as the streets of London get set to be turned into a ninja playground this summer.

    Green party leader clashes with Sir Keir Starmer as she demands lorry drivers have 'presumed liability' for collisions with cyclists

    Green party leader clashes with Sir Keir Starmer as she demands lorry drivers ha

    Natalie Bennett and Sir Keir Starmer at last night's hustings at Camden School for Girls

    Published: 9 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    GREEN Party leader Natalie Bennett and Labour's Sir Keir Starmer clashed last night (Wednesday) over whether lorry drivers should have 'presumed liability' in road collisions with cycli

    Axed: King’s Cross social homes as developer bids to build more luxury flats

    The council’s new office block in King’s Cross

    The council’s new office block in King’s Cross

    Published: 9 April, 2015
    by WILLIAM McLENNAN

    Artist: Constant sale signs at Sports Direct make high street look messy

    Artist: Constant sale signs at Sports Direct make high street look messy

    The latest window display in the Camden Town branch of Sports Direct

    Published: 9 April, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    CLEARANCE signs announcing in huge cartoon writing that a “warehouse liquidation sale” is under way at a leading sports clothes chain are too big and ugly for Camden Town, a designer ha

    Victims of the internet? Simpson's Cycles set to leave Camden

    Victims of the internet? Simpson's Cycles set to leave Camden

    Dean Simpson says people buy bikes online after browsing his family's shop

    Published: 9 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THEY have been selling and fixing bikes for decades, but now another “stalwart” of NW5 is moving out as rising rates and internet sales  make it too difficult to compete.

    The battle for the Kilburn High Road: Team Tulip ambushes Boris Johnson walkabout as election fight hots up

    Simon Marcus and Boris Johnson outside Classy Chicks

    Simon Marcus and Boris Johnson outside Classy Chicks

    Published: 9 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LIKE no other politician who will grace the Hampstead and Kilburn constituency in these chaotic weeks before the general election, Boris Johnson was stopped for a smartphone selfie at every turn.&n

    Hot new gadget! Robot which can lay down thick insulation

    Councillor Julian Fulbrook operating the Q-Bot

    Published: 8 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER 

    THE Town Hall has a new weapon in its fight against fuel poverty – a robot that scoots beneath floorboards and lays down ultra-thick insulation. 

    Controversial scheme for 72 homes to be built on land sold by council gets go-ahead

    An artist's impression of how the Lawn Road homes development could look

    Published: 8, April 2015
    By DAN CARRIER 

    A CONTROVERSIAL 72-home scheme has been passed by the Town Hall’s development control committee – amid claims that the plans are out

    Searching high and low at theatrical Easter fun day

    Kids enjoy their chocolate treats, donated by Sainsbury's

    Published: 8 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    HUNDREDS of children took over a Euston theatre, as they hunted high and low for Easter eggs.

    Knife attack newsagent: ‘Where have the police gone?’

    Greenland Road newsagent Aftab Ahmed

    Greenland Road newsagent Aftab Ahmed

    Published: 3 April, 2015
    by WILLIAM McLENNAN 

    Dinner ladies on other side of borough boundary earn £2,600 a year more

    Dinner ladies bash pots and pans in protest

    Dinner ladies bash pots and pans in protest

    Published: 3 April, 2015
    by WILLIAM McLENNAN

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