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5th March 2015

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    Go-ahead for luxury homes that will pay for new school

    Artist’s impression of the development described as ‘a dangerous precedent’

    Artist’s impression of the development described as ‘a dangerous precedent’

    Head at Isis suspect Mohammed Emwazi's former school says it's 'business as usual' after week of press attention

    Alex Atherton outside Quintin Kynaston school

    Published: 5 March, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE headteacher at a Swiss Cottage school rocked by claims that three former pupils have travelled abroad to join terrorist groups insisted this week that it was “business as usual” in

    Dinner ladies tell how they are struggling to feed their own families as council rejects living wage plea

    Dinners ladies tell how they are struggling to feed their own families as counci
    'Living wage' protesters outside Camden Town Hall on Monday night
     
     

    TOWN Hall leader Sarah Hayward has told Camden dinner ladies they will be stuck on “poverty pay” until 2016.

    Wollstonecraft Street: We reveal new road in King's Cross is to be named after writer

    Wollstonecraft Street: We reveal new road in King's Cross is to be named after w

    Children from Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children celebrate the new nameplate

    Published: 5 March, 2015
    EXCLUSIVE by DAN CARRIER

    A NEW road in King’s Cross is to be called “Wollstonecraft Street” in the honour of 18th-century writer and equalities campaigner Mary Wollstonecraft, the New Journal can

    Alarm over secret filming in changing rooms at Oasis leisure centre

    The Oasis in Holborn

    Published: 5 March, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    COMPLAINTS have been filed about a voyeuristic film shot secretly in the showers of Camden’s flagship sports centre, writes Tom Foot.

    Abandoned: Plan to breathalyse customers heading into Camden Town pubs

    Licensing police wanted to introduce a trial scheme     Picture: KOMUnews

    Published: 5 March, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    CONTROVERSIAL proposals to breathalyse drinkers on their way into pubs and clubs in Camden Town have been scrapped.

    School sends design and technology students to Euro Disney to learn about theme parks

    Learning - and fun - at Euro Disney

    Published: 4 March, 2015
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    A SCHOOL organised a trip to Euro Disney so that pupils could learn about design and technology.

    Paralympian David Weir launches sporting event at Hampstead Heath

    David Weir, Sophia Warner and Andy Lewis, along with Para Tri entrants, today at Hampstead Heath

    Published: 4 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    PARALYMPIC hero David Weir came out to Hampstead Heath Lido today to try out the athletics track and announce that he would be taking part in the first ever UK triathlon event dedicated to people w

    Kanye West performs surprise gig in Camden Town

    The rapper performed dozens of his hits a KOKO last night [Photo: Jason Persse]

    Published: 4 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    HUNDREDS of excited fans queued up in Camden Town last night, hoping to catch a glimpse of Kanye West, who took to the stage at KOKO for a surprise gi

    Council planners ignore fierce opposition and approve 11-storey Liddell Road tower block development

    How part of the proposed development will look

    Published: 3 March, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    CONTROVERSIAL plans to fund a new school by building an 11-storey block of luxury flats with just four affordable homes were given the green light by

    New cinema in Chalk Farm will have ice cream mural to mark Marine Ices history

    How the new cinema will look - and the first look at the ice cream cone

    Published: 2 March, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A GIANT ice cream cone will be built into the side of a cinema and block of flats set to replace the iconic Marine Ices restaurant in Chalk Farm, in tribute to the site’s long history of prod

    Former Quintin Kynaston head Jo Shuter said Mohammed Emwazi taught an 'ethos of tolerance'

    Quintin Kynaston Mohammed Emwazi

    Mohammed Emwazi went to the school in Marlborough Hill until 2006

    Published: 2 March, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A FORMER headteacher at Quintin Kynaston has defended the school's efforts to tackle extremism while she was at the helm, following claims that three former pupils had travelled abroad to take

    Woman found guilty over fire at Swiss Cottage flat where daughter lay sleeping

    The accused was cleared of three charges

    Published: 2 March, 2015
    By ALICE HUTTON

    A TEACHER has been found guilty of attempted arson whilst being reckless after a fire at a Swiss Cottage flat where her seven-year-old daughter was asleep, a court has heard.

    Care home staff offered bonuses if they sign new lower pay contracts

    Councillor Pat Callaghan (left) and George Binette from Unison

    Councillor Pat Callaghan (left) and George Binette from Unison

    Published: 2 March, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A PRIVATE company preparing to take over the last two Camden Council-run dementia care homes is offering every member of staff a five-figure bonus if they sign up to new lower pay contracts.

    Guide dog boarders wanted in Camden

    Boarders Tina and Michael Frost, who have already looked after 30 Guide Dogs in training

    Published: 2 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THE Guide Dogs charity is looking for people in Camden to look after their canines in training.

    Children's design contest launched with profits to go to winner's school

    An example of some of the outfits at That's Not Fair, where staff say they want youngsters to have a say in what they want to wear

    Published: 2 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A CHILDREN'S clothes shop in Tufnell Park is inviting primary school kids to design an outfit, which could be made and sold in store, with profits going to the winner's school. 

    Man arrested on suspicion of drink driving after fatal collision in Camden Road

    The scene of the collision in Camden Town today [Pic: Rebekah Cummings]

    Published: 1 March, 2015
    By ALICE HUTTON

    A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous and drunk driving after a pedestrian was killed in a car crash in Camden Town this morning (Sunday).

    WATCH: Trailer for new movie starring Dame Maggie Smith filmed in Camden Town

    Film crews in Gloucester Avenue shooting The Lady In The Van 

    Published: 27 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THE trailer has been released for a new movie starring Dame Maggie Smith based on Alan Bennett's memoir about a woman who lived in a van outside his home.

    Firefighters forced to tear down ceiling to put out suspected electrical fire in Hampstead flat

    Pilgrims Lane fire

    Fire-damaged insulation outside the flats today

    Published: 27 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM MCLENNAN and ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    FIREFIGHTERS tore down the ceiling of a Hampstead home to tackle a suspected electrical fire last night. 

    Celebrity party PR man lured glamour model to fake photo shoot, court told

    Published: 27 February, 2015
    By ALICE HUTTON

    A FAMOUS glamour model from Camden cried as she told how a man secretly filmed her doing a sexual act and then conned her into doing a semi-naked photo shoot by pretending to work for men’s m

    Mystery as missing housing estate sculptures turn up in West End gallery

    Artist Gilbert Bayes and some of the finials still in place in Somers Town

    Published: 27 February, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    THEY were installed on Somers Town’s housing estates nearly 90 years ago, the work of a leading sculptor charged with brightening up balconies and courtyards.

    WATCH: Film student uncovers secret world of Camden's squatters

    A still from the video by Leutrim Ratckoceri and Sebastian Nita, shows street artist 'Hymn', one of the stars of the documentary

    Published: 27 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    WHEN film student Leutrim Ratkoceri began speaking to a pair of buskers in Camden Town, he had no idea that he would end up spending the next six months delving into the hidden world of squatters.&

    Last gasp veto? Environment minister Elizabeth Truss says it's too late to stop Hampstead Heath dams project

    Environment minister Elizabeth Truss says it's too late to stop Hampstead Heath

    Environment minister Elizabeth Truss with Simon Marcus, left, and Marc Hutchinson

    Published: 26 February, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    A LAST-gasp attempt to block the £22million dam-building project on Hampstead Heath has failed after a senior government minister refused to use her power of veto to stop the scheme.

    In pictures: Duchess of Cornwall visits Camden Town animal hospital

    In pictures: Duchess of Cornwall visits Camden Town animal hospital

    Camilla Parker Bowles meets staff and a feline patient at the Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital

    Published: 26 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THE Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to Camden Town's largest animal hospital this morning, where she met vets, nurses, students and a cat named Jessica. 

    Boy George appeals to planning inspector over council block on home improvements

    Boy George wants to improve the light at his home in Hampstead but planning officials say his proposals go too far

    Published: 26 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POP star Boy George has launched an appeal against the Town Hall’s decision to reject his plans for building works aimed at brightening up his Hampstead home.

    Puppy 'lucky to be alive' after dog-on-dog attack in Hampstead

    Sore back: Teddy's injuries after being attacked in Hampstead High Street

    Published: 26 February, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE owner of a King Charles Spaniel puppy says it was lucky to escape with its life after being attacked by another dog in Hampstead High Street.

    Masked burglars hold grandfather hostage in his home before stealing necklace commemorating dead brother

    Peter Handley wearing his necklace, with great-grandson George

    Published: 26 February, 2015
    By ALICE HUTTON

    A DISABLED grandfather has told how he was held hostage by four masked men who smashed their way through his window, ransacked his home and stole a necklace with which he commemorated his brother&r

    WATCH: Glenda Jackson accuses Prime Minister David Cameron of 'gross misuse of national property'

    WATCH: Glenda Jackson accuses Prime Minister David Cameron of 'gross misuse of n

    Glenda Jackson got involved in PMQs

    Published: 26 February, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    GLENDA Jackson accused Prime Minister David Cameron of “gross misuse of national property” in a House of Commons showdown yesterday (Wednesday).

    Hundreds of patients in West Hampstead told their GP surgery is closing

    Tulip Siddiq blames the government

    Published: 25 February, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    HUNDREDS of patients have been told their surgery could close in three months after a GP announced his retirement.

    Woody Harrelson turns up in Primrose Hill and asks for a game of football

    Woody Harrelson snapped on Primrose Hill

    Published: 25 February, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    IN a woolly hat and trackie bottoms, he looked like any other Sunday morning footballer shooting at jumpers for goalposts in the park.

    Bus blaze in Camden Road on day of firefighters' strike over pensions

    Fire contigency crews deal with the incident earlier today

    Published: 25 February, 2015
    By AHMED IDRIS

    CONTINGENCY fire crews rushed out to tackle a blaze on a bus in Camden Road this morning, on a day when strike action meant only around a quarter of the usual manpower was available.

    Live art at Stables Market pop up creative event

    Artist Jayne Evans will be painting live at the Artfinder event 

    Published: 25 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    ARTISTS will be live at work at the Stables Market this weekend as part of a pop up digital art show. 

    HS2 chiefs set to abandon plans to demolish Euston station with move back to old scheme

    Slides shown by HS2 bosses at last night's meeting

    Published: 24 February, 2015
    EXCLUSIVE by TOM FOOT

    HS2 chiefs have performed an “astonishing” triple u-turn after appearing to ditch the plan to demolish Euston Station in favour of an old scheme that was scrapped last year following an

    Punk band Gnarwolves hype up fans at Camden Lock with secret gig on a boat

    The band broke the silence at Camden Lock on Saturday with the sound of loud guitars [Photo: Eddy Harris]

    Published: 24 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THERE were thrashing guitars and drums on the waters of Camden Lock this weekend as a punk band performed a secret gig on a boat. 

    Man finds body floating in Grand Union Canal on his way home from work

    King's Cross gasholder rings

    Police were called to Camley Street to recover the body 

    Published: 23 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A body was discovered floating in the Grand Union Canal by a member of the public on Friday night. 

    Camden street style #36: How to wear tartan suits and little black dresses

    Published: February 23, 2015
     
    In our weekly online column, ALINA POLIANSKAYA looks at who's wearing what in Camden Town
     
     

    Maria Debbabi is pretty clear about what her favourite shop she is – she is dressed from head to toe in H&M, apart from her looped scarf which is from Bershka.

    Sir Keir Starmer will not comment on Jack Straw case but wants 'clearer lines' on MP rules

    Starmer

    Sir Keir Starmer says there is a 'fracture of trust' in politics

    Published: 23 February, 2015
    By GERALD ISAAMAN

    LABOUR parliamentary candidate Sir Keir Starmer said today (Monday) he will not comment on secret filming which appeared to show former foreign secretary Jack Straw offering services to a private c

    Javier Gonzalez: How I survived one of London's worst tube train crashes

    A Northern line train on the old Drayton Park to Moorgate branch, and Javier Gonzalez

    Published: 23 February, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A SURVIVOR of one of Britain’s worst Tube crashes has written a book about his “near-death experience” ahead of the disaster’s 40th anniversary this week.

    Police hunt masked man behind sexual assault at Chalk Farm station

    Chalk Farm

    Published: 23 February, 2015
    By ALICE HUTTON

    A MASKED man carrying a baseball bat sexually assaulted a woman on a Tube train at Chalk Farm. Police are seeking witnesses to the attack between 5.30pm and 6pm on February 4.

    Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca get green light to open above Kentish Town tube station

    Plans were changed in December to protect the Fruit Bowl, which has been run by  Sally Keable and Bajram Zeqiri for 13 years 

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    PLANNING chiefs last night waved through proposals to open a Mexican restaurant above Kentish Town tube station. 

    King's Cross tunnel to be transformed into 'immersive' light installation

    What the light installation will look like

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    AN entire King's Cross foot tunnel will be turned into a dynamic light installation in March. 

    Protests on the Heath as work begins on new pond dams

    Demonstrators on the Heath

    Published: 20 Februray, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    WORK has begun on clearing trees and shrubs on Hampstead Heath as part of the City of London’s controversial £22m dam-strengthening project.

    'Heating crisis' led to council estate fire

    The scene of the fire in Kentish Town

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A FIRE which risked engulfing a block of council flats is believed to have been started after residents began using electric heaters to keep their homes warm following weeks of boiler breakdowns.

    A £1000 'fund fair' complete with supermodel kissing booth comes to Camden Roundhouse

    Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova organised the event to rasie money for charity [Photo: Georges Seguin]

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    WITH Louis Vuitton hook-a-bag, a kissing booth run by a Russian supermodel and a vegetarian hot dog stand manned by Stella McCartney, this is worlds apart from your average funfair.  

    Spurs re-make 'Hot Shot Tottenham' as League Cup Final song

    Spurs have got cup fever ahead of the Capital One Cup Final

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By GEOFFREY SAWYER

    SPURS fans did not know whether to dance around and tap their toes, or to hang their heads sheepishly, today (Friday) after a Capital One Cup Final song was released to buy on iTunes.

    Planners throw out flats conversion plan at Black Cap pub for third time in four years

    Black Cap campaigners Ben Walters, Colin Leadbeatter, Nigel Harris and Terrence Bevington at the Town Hall

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    FANS of a historic gay bar in Camden Town are celebrating after plans to convert its upper floors into private flats were rejected by the Town Hall for the third time. 

    An unusual NW1 souvenir: Street art sheds that stood in Camden Market given away

    The sheds were available for free

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THEY have attracted countless street-art lovers to Camden Lock Village Market, but now the gates have closed for the final time, rows of painted wooden sheds are being given away.

    Shopkeepers and students unite for 'I love Fortess Road' campaign

    Julie Fisher, who runs the Ruby Violet ice cream parlour in Fortess Road

    Julie Fisher, who runs the Ruby Violet ice cream parlour in Fortess Road

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    BUTCHERS, bakers and luxury ice cream makers proudly displayed a pink heart in their window over Valentine’s weekend, which proclaimed: “I Love Fortess Road.”

    Probe into letters stolen from posties

    Some of the dumped letters stolen from a postie's bike

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    AN investigation has been launched after a sack of letters containing sensitive personal information was stolen from a bicycle used by a postman working for a private delivery firm.

    Royal Free chief exec's delight as planners give green light to new medical research centre

    Arlene Phillips had called the proposals 'grotesque' and 'atrocious'

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    THE chief executive of the Royal Free said he was "delighted" after the Hampstead hospital's application to build a seven story medical research centre was unanimously approved by Cam

    Tesco handed licence for new store in Belsize Park

    Tesco wants to open a new branch in the old HSBC bank in Belsize Park

    Published: 20 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    SUPERMARKET giant Tesco were last night (Thursday) given permission to sell alcohol from a much-opposed new site in Belsize Park.

    WATCH: Lion dance in Stables Market kicks off Chinese New Year celebrations

    People perform the traditional Lion Dance in the Stables Market 

    Published: 19 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A DANCING lion meandered its way through through the Stables Market today to the sound of bells and drums, to mark the start of the Chinese New Year.<

    Ed Miliband asked: How did you feel when HSBC bought half your old school?

    Ed Miliband with Sir Keir Starmer at Haverstock last week

    Published: 18 February, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    ED Miliband told the New Journal that it was “just one of those things” that HSBC bank had once been able to buy half his former school.

    Planners to decide tonight on Royal Free research centre branded 'grotesque' by objectors

    How the new building could look

    Published: 19 February, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    PLANNING chiefs will decide tonight (Thursday) whether a seven-storey medical research centre and patient hotel should be built in a Hampstead conservation area.

    Secrets lap-dancing club in Finchley Road to be turned into a nightclub

    Secrets in Finchley Road

    Published: 19 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A STRIP club in West Hampstead is set to close down and be converted into a “high-quality nightclub”.

    Fears for future of Quinn's bar if licensers get tough over glass attack

    Quinn's

    Published: 19 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE owners of one of the last traditional Irish pubs in Camden Town fear they could go out of business if the Town Hall takes the “extreme” action of forcing them to lock the doors thre

    Camden's Labour councillors wade into row over football club staff wages

    Sarah Hayward with Mesut Ozil

    Published: 19 February, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LABOUR wants all Camden councillors to sign up to a demand for Premiership football clubs to pay the London living wage to all staff.

    Kentish Town stars Kitty, Daisy and Lewis light up Electric Ballroom with special guest Mick Jones

    A backstage snap for the New Journal

    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    KITTY, Daisy and Lewis, the Kentish Town rock and roll group made up of three siblings who went to Acland Burghley school, took over the Electric Ball

    Camden Town Brewery raise over £500,000 in a week towards second branch

    Camden Town Brewery have been brewing under the railway arches since 2010

    Published: 18 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THE money has been pouring in for Camden Town's Brewery's crowdfunding campaign, with over £580,000 raised in roughly a week, towards their expansion plans. 

    Hampstead campaigners take New End nurses' home fight to Eric Pickles

    Children from schools neighbouring the site join a protest last year

    Published: 18 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    CAMPAIGNERS battling against the demolition of a former nurses' home in Hampstead are taking their fight to local government minister Eric Pickles. 

    Romantic tale of a walk on the Heath

    Rene Turner with Buddy Love

    Above: Rene Turner with Buddy Love. Below: Jennie Walker with Roxy (left), and Adam Pardy with Honey

    Jennie Walker with Roxy (left) and Adam Pardy with Honey

    Published: 19 February, 2015
    by STEVE BARNETT

    In with the lemurs: New walk-through exhibit to open at London Zoo

    An artist's impression of how the exhibit will look

    Published: 18 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    SIXTEEN stripy-tailed males are set to move into a brand new bachelor pad in Regent's Park and they are expecting plenty of visitors. 

    Volunteer-run Primrose Hill Community Library celebrates National Libraries Day

    Primrose Hill Community Library members Pam White, Jane Seal, organiser Sumbo Abiola and authors Roz Davies and Stephen Oram
     
    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By STEVE BARNETT
     

    NEWBIE writers Roz Davies and Stephen Oram shared their experiences of tackling the world of self-publishing on Saturday as volunteers from Primrose Hill Community Library celebrated National Libra

    Auditions open again for Railway Children ensemble in King's Cross

    The cast of the Railway Children on stage 

    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THE search is on once again for talented youngsters to take part in the critically-acclaimed production of the Railway Children at the King's Cross Theatre.

    In pictures: Camden schools dance off!

    Pictured: St Aloysius’ pupils with The Place director of recreational and prevocational dance Vanessa Lefrancois, The Place chief executive Kenneth Tharp, Camden Council strategy manager, sport and physical activity Justin Hill, Camden Mayor Cllr Lazzaro Pietragnoli, communities and culture chief Cllr Abdul Hai, Cllr Nasim Ali, The Place children and youth dance manager Maria Ryan and London School of Contemporary Dance principal Veronica Lewis

    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    YOUNGSTERS busted out their best moves this week in a borough-wide dance-off that showcased Camden schools’ grooviest pupils.

    Councillors set to rule on new Wahaca branch planned for Kentish Town tube station

    Mexican food experts Wahaca have proved to be a hit with a series of branches across London

    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    PLANS to turn a disused floor above Kentish Town tube station into a Mexican restaurant will be considered by the Town Hall on Thursday.

    Fifty Shades of Red: Firefighters issue warning as kinky callouts continue to rise

    Handcuffs are one of the key culprits in Fifty Shades-related callouts, firefighters said

    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    SINCE the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy in 2011, firefighters have found themselves attending more and more incidents of people getting themselves stuck in some rather awkwar

    Movie money used to buy beehives for council estate

    Honey volunteers Sara Bell and Ron Fletcher check on the Alexandra and Ainsworth Estate bees. 

    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THERE were tense scenes in Swiss Cottage this weekend as beekeepers checked in on their hives for the first time since a recent cold snap. 

    Campaigners call for change as they lie in the street at 'die in' for cyclist Federica Baldassa

    The 'ghost bike' placed in Holborn as a tribute to Ms Baldassa, who was the third cyclist to die in London's streets this year

    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By ALICE HUTTON

    A ‘DIE-IN’ vigil was held in Holborn last night (Monday) in memory of cyclist Federica Baldassa who was killed there last week.

    Game of Thrones fans flock to Covent Garden to sit on ice throne

    A sculptor adds the finishing touches to the ice throne in Covent Garden

    Published: 16 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    GAME of Thrones fans flocked to Covent Garden today to perch on the most coveted seat in Westeros, as the ice throne was unveiled.

    Heritage campaigners say they will fight plans to rebuild Euston Arch

    One of the possible redevelopment plans for Euston, including a rebuilt arch

    Published: 16 February, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    A LEADING railway heritage trust has dismissed plans to rebuild the famous Euston arch – a neoclassical entrance  built in 1837 – as part of a potential redevelopment of Euston tra

    Search for owners of eroding Hampstead Heath tribute benches

    One of the benches on Kite Hill [Pic Andrew Crump]

    Published: 16 February, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    HAMPSTEAD Heath chiefs are trying to trace the owners of park benches at the top of Kite Hill.

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