The Independent London Newspaper
27th April 2017

Belsize Park

    Deselected: The axe-wielding, loose cannon councillor who wanted to fight the flak

    Jonny Bucknell

    Published: 2 February, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    ONE of Camden’s best known councillors says his political career has been brought to a crashing end by his own party, after he was stopped from defending his seat at the next Town Hall electi

    Police warned that Belsize Park is becoming seen as an 'easy target' for shop burglars

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE and Camden Council have been told they must urgently get to grips with a wave of break-ins in Belsize Park before criminals begin to view the area as an “easy target”.

    Neighbours planning new homes project buy empty Belsize Park church

    Artist’s impression of the two semi-detached houses being proposed for Glenilla Road, Belsize Park

    Published: 26 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    NEIGHBOURS living in a street in Belsize Park have clubbed together to buy an empty church and build new homes for themselves.

    Where have you been Winston? Cat which vanished on Christmas Day rescued by kind-hearted couple

    Winston's owners appealed for help in the New Journal and hired thermal imaging search teams

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A BLACK cat is recovering with bandaged paws three weeks after vanishing on Christmas Day. 

    Brazen thieves target Belsize Village businesses with Christmas raids

    Suspects in motorcycle helmets broke into the Late Late Store

    Published: January 5, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SPATE of smash-and-grab raids hit independent traders in Belsize Park over the Christmas period, with several businesses losing thousands of pounds to brazen thieves.

    Have you seen Winston? Thermal imaging search unit called in to find missing Belsize Park cat

    Winston went missing from his Belsize Park home on Christmas Day

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A TEAM of pet detectives with thermal-imaging cameras are out searching for black cat Winston after he vanished on Christmas Day.

    Jim Broadbent makes big Belsize Park Xmas lights switch-on a starry night

    Oscar winner Jim Broadbent turns on the Christmas ligts outside Budgen's and, below, catching up with his favourite weekly read

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    Jogger goes extra mile to return boy's lost skullcap

    The kippah with Elliot’s mum Frederique Assor, her younger son Emmanuel, and ­Muhammed Abdullah who made a video in an effort to find the owner

    Published: 17 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A JEWISH boy from Belsize Park has been reunited with a skullcap he lost on his way to synagogue last month after being tracked down by a kind-hearted jogger.

    Global politics has gone mad, former archbishop of Canterbury tells Belsize Park church audience

    Dr Rowan Williams in Belsize Park

    Published: 17 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    FORMER Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, said he was struggling to see the “sanity” in global politics as he delivered a lecture on ethics at a Belsize Park church.

    Arts college wants to expand into former hardware shop

    Published: 12 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A BELSIZE Park arts college so short of space it is holding lessons beneath a pub has launched a bid to expand into a former hardware shop.
     

    Residents celebrate as planners block mobile mast on council flats

    Residents campaigning against the aerial plan at Troyes House

    Published: 8 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    BELSIZE PARK residents are celebrating after a Town Hall bid to site a phone mast at a block of council flats was thrown out by planners.

    Ms Dynamite sees paving stone laid in her honour unveiled at performing arts college

    Ms Dynamite at WAC in Belsize Park this morning (Monday)

    Published: 31 October, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    SINGER and producer Ms Dynamite returned to her old performing arts college in Belsize Park this morning to unveil a paving stone in her honour.

    Operators of NHS 111 phone line make changes after death of diabetic student nurse Lisa Day

    Lisa Day

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    OPERATORS of the NHS 111 phone line have changed the way they deal with emergencies on busy days after a coroner uncovered missed opportunities to save the life of a student nurse who suffered a fa

    Practical joker Joan celebrates turning 100: 'I don't smoke or drink but I like some sugar on my salad'

    Joan West

    Joan West at her party in Belsize Park

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By LUCY MANSFIELD

    WHAT’S the secret to living a long life? Joan West, who celebrated her 100th birthday with a party in Belsize Park yesterday (Wednesday), said there wasn’t one.

    The Legal Cafe closes in Belsize Park amid rent dispute

    The Legal Cafe closes in Belsize Park amid rent dispute

    The Legal Cafe

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A LAW-THEMED café in Belsize Park which serv­ed up solicitors’ advice alongside soup and bagels has been shut down and repossessed by the building’s landlord.