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21st April 2015

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

    Ladies and gentlemen on bikes dressed in tweed

    Published: 21 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    TWEED-CLAD cyclists leisurely peddled 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.

    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

    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 

    Cracking Easter egg hunts in and around Camden this bank holiday

    There are plenty of sweet treats to find in the borough this weekend [Photo: Donar Resikoffer]

    Published: 2 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THERE are some egg-citing times ahead in Camden...

    Police appeal to trace missing man who may be in need of urgent medical treatment

    Police have warned the public not to approach John Thompson who now has curly ginger hair 

    Published: 2 April, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    POLICE are appealing for the public's help to find a man who may be in need of urgent medical treatment. 

    Tory parliamentary candidate says unions protected teachers who failed pupils

    Conservative Simon Marcus

    Conservative Simon Marcus is standing in Hampstead and Kilburn at the general election

    Published: 2 April, 2015
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    Priced out of Camden, teachers commute by rail... from Folkestone

    Candidates Sir Keir Starmer and Tulip Siddiq with some of the teachers

    Candidates Sir Keir Starmer and Tulip Siddiq with some of the teachers

    Published: 2 April, 2015
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    CNJ and Twitter: Take part in our online general election hustings and speak directly to the candidates

    It's time to get involved

    Published: 2 April, 2015

    THERE are now just five weeks before the general election, and the New Journal is offering readers a unique opportunity to question the parliamentary candidates seeking your vote.

    Election hustings: Partner of doctor who killed himself after coming out to family asks candidates for support with awareness campaign

    Matthew Ogston talks at the West Hampstead Life hustings, and right, Matthew, and Dr Nazim Mahmood

    Published: 1 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE partner of a doctor who killed himself after being confronted by relatives about their gay relationship took the daunting step of standing up at packed election hustings and directly asking par

    Actor Richard Wilson joins Labour election campaign with message to David Cameron: 'I'm proud to be a Hampstead Socialist'

    Actor Richard Wilson joins Labour election campaign with message to David Camero

    One Foot In The Grave actor Richard Wilson joins Tulip Siddiq

    Published: April 2, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LABOUR’S general election team have printed new posters with the slogan “Proud to be a Hampstead socialist” after Conservative leader David Cameron used the term as a slight again

    VACANCIES: Camden New Journal group seeks to recruit two news reporters

    Published: 1 April, 2015

    THE Camden New Journal group, including the Islington Tribune, is looking to hire two full-time news journalists.

    'It's all shoe shops now!': Food For Thought manager laments changes as veggie restaurant closes after 40 years

    'It's all shoe shops now!': Food For Thought manager laments changes as veggie r

    Food For Thought was one of London's first vegetarian restaurants

    Published: 1 April, 2015
    By CAROLINE MORTIMER

    A COVENT GARDEN restaurant dubbed “one of the first vegetarian restaurants in London” will close its doors for the final time in June. 

    Foxtons estate agency gives up on plan to open branch in former Kentish Town pub

    Foxtons estate agency gives up on plan to open branch in former Kentish Town pub

    The old Auntie Annie's pub in Kentish Town Road

    Published: 1 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    FOXTONS have backed away from controversial plans to move into a once-thriving Kentish Town pub.

    Mannequins for sale as Blustons locks up for the final time

    Tasty Lopez, left, and Sophia Bentley-Tonge outside a denuded Blustons 

    Published: 1 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    MANNEQUINS that once stood in the window displays of Blustons, the iconic Kentish Town clothes shop, are to go on sale after owners closed the door for the final time yesterday (Wednesday), writes

    Overcrowding problems at Camden Town tube station to be solved... in ten years

    Overcrowding problems at Camden Town tube station to be solved... in ten years

    Camden Town tube is well-known for large crowds

    Published: 1 April, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    DANGEROUS overcrowding at Camden Town Tube station could take as long as 10 years to put right, Transport for London bosses have revealed as they draw up plans for a £250m revamp of the conge

    Thousands evacuated and roads closed as underground fire breaks out in Kingsway

    fire in kingsway

    Thick smoke poured out of a manhole cover in Kingsway. Picture: LFB

    Published: 1 April, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THOUSANDS of office workers have been evacuated from buildings in Holborn as firefighters tackle a suspected electrical fire, which is beli

    New tax on tourist photos in Camden Town could raise £1 million a year

    Social media is flooded with pictures of Camden Lock [Pic Garry Knight]

    Published: 1 April, 2015
    By HAMISH WADE

    TOURISTS stopping for photos at Camden Lock are to be charged £1 for every snap they take of the iconic London landmark in a bid to raise millions of pounds for the public purse.

    Conservative election candidate tells hustings he opposes his party's support for Trident nuclear weapons

    Simon Marcus disagrees with the £25 billion nuclear missile replacement plan

    Published: 1 April, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    CONSERVATIVE election candidate Simon Marcus said he disagrees with his party’s plans to spend more than £25 billion on replacing the Trident nuclear weapon system.

    Highgate Private Hospital hosts its first ever Women's Health Day

    Dr Sanchita Sen gives a talk at the hospital in View Road 

    Published: 31 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THE first ever Women's Health Day was held at Highgate Private Hospital last week, as visitors were given plenty of advice on how to improve their own wellbeing.

    WATCH: Free flying trapeze classes to take off in Hampstead

    A still from the InFlight YouTube video clip provides a glimpse of what is on offer in the circus classes

    Published: 31 March, 2015
    By HANNAH LOUISE GRUGEL 

    A NEW kind of keep-fit class is swinging into Hampstead that will having people flying from the rooftops.

    New job hub launched in Somers Town

    From left; Peter Baines, Sahil Khan from Origin Housing, Nigel Spencer from the British Library, Hannah Camm from The Francis Crick Institute, Chief Executive of Somers Town Community Association Sarah Elie, Head of Communities at Regent High Richard Harrison, Director of New Horizon Shelagh O'Connor and Afe Komolafe

    Published: 31 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A NEW job hub was launched today in Somers Town, which will bring together dozens of different services and organisations. 

    Children's music club in battle to stay at Finchley Road venue

    Kids and parents supporting the campaign for Mini Mozart to stay at the o2 centre

    Published: 30 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A TURF war has broken out between two rival children's activity centres in West Hampstead.

    Camden street style #39: 'There's no point following fashion, wear what you want to'

    Camden street style #39: 'There's no point following fashion, wear what you want
    Published: 23 March, 2015
     
    In our weekly online column, ALINA POLIANSKAYA looks at who's wearing what in Camden Town
     

    Nineteen-year-old drag queen James Gribbin works in underground clubs all over London, which he say is “rubbish money but good fun”.

    Inside Labour's campaign launch: Dobson and Starmer urge activists to fight other constituencies

    Inside Labour's campaign launch: Dobson and Starmer urge activists to fight othe

    The Labour baton is passed: Sir Keir Starmer launches his 'short' campaign on Frank Dobson's final official night as an MP

    Published: 30 March, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LABOUR supporters in Camden were last night (Sunday) urged to leave the general election battlefield in the south of the borough to help unseat Tories and Liberal Democrats in neighbouring boroughs

    John 'Hoppy' Hopkins - the man who defined an era

    John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins  photo: malcolm dickson

    John 'Hoppy' Hopkins at Dundee Contemporary Arts in 2009 [Photo: Malcolm Dickson]

    Published: 26 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    JOHN “Hoppy” Hopkins was a familiar face of 1960s counterculture, capturing many of the images that defined the era through his camera lens.

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