The Independent London Newspaper
13th December 2017

Reviews

    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”.

    Camden Arts Centre officially listed as a community asset

    Published: 21 November, 2016
     

    AN arts centre in Hampstead has been listed for planning protection.

    Don't let your children walk to school along main roads, air quality experts tell parents

    Keir Starmer chaired questions and answers at the Camden Air Quality summit

    Published: 8 November, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    PARENTS have been told to stop their children from walking along red routes to school due to fears over toxic air.

    The funk of forty thousand years! Thriller flashmob lights up King's Cross for Halloween

    Published: 1 November, 2016
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    DANCERS surprised passers-by in King's Cross last night (Monday) with a Halloween flashmob and the famous moves from Michael Jackson's Thriller video.

    Trade union chief shows off artwork at new Hampstead exhibition

    Pictured outside the Shamineh’s gallery are artists Moschos Efthymios, Antonia Moore, gallery manager Frida Shamineh, Don Avery, Lee Huxley and Dennis McNulty

    Published: 27 October, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A TRADE union chief who could not walk, read or write until secondary school is among a group of unlikely artists whose work is on display in Hampstead.

    Bar company pulls out of Black Cap deal as calls for it to open again as LGBT venue continue

    The famous Black Cap pub in Camden Town

    Published: 20 July, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A BAR company that was looking to open a new venue at the historic Black Cap pub has pulled out – and now claims the site is likely to “remain shut for the foreseeable future”.&nb

    Accused in 1982 murder trial tells Old Bailey he did not know teenager had been killed

    Yiannoulla Yianni 

    Published: 7 July, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    THE man accused of the rape and murder of a teenage schoolgirl in her family home 34 years ago took to the witness stand for the first time yesterday (Wednesday) and insisted he was innocent.

    MP Tulip Siddiq: 'We must stay resilient and not hide away after murder of our friend Jo Cox'

    Tulip Siddiq was elected to the House of Commons for the first time on the same night as Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox

    Published: 23 June, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    HAMPSTEAD and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq said she will not be put off from “facing the public” in the wake of the murder of Jo Cox.

    Man suffered heart attack as he fought to get back wrongly taken away benefits

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A TENANTS’ champion was rushed to hospital with a suspected heart attack during a successful appeal against a government “back-to-work” order.

    Red faces over orange pavement: Council botch job as tree roots are covered in tangerine tarmac

    David Lawrence says the council should say sorry

    Published: 31 March, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    ORANGE “teletubby” mounds that sparked a graffiti protest when they appeared over the roots of trees in Belsize Park are to be removed because they are the wrong colour.

    Swimmers knit scarf around Ladies Pond as it closes for three months

    Swimmers at the Ladies Pond prepare for a three month break from the water

    Published: 1 February, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Kenwood Ladies Pond closed for an estimated three months on Sunday as part of the on-going Ponds projects – and to mark the event, swimmers knitted a gi

    New fund-raiser appeal to safeguard future of Burgh House

    New fund-raiser appeal to safeguard future of Burgh House

    Burgh House in the heart of Hampstead

    Published:  07 January, 2016
    By GERALD ISAAMAN

     

    The not-so-smoking balaclava: Prosecutors say clue from watch shop raid not enough to bring charges

    Simon Drachman

    Published: 9 Wednesday, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENANN

    THE case against a suspected thief whose DNA was found on a balaclava at the scene of a £300,000 heist has been dropped, leaving the Hampstead antiques dealer targeted in the burglary to beli

    HOB hair gurus make the final cut for British Hairdresser of the Year award

    The team at HOB celebrate winning the Training Award at the British Hairdressing Business Awards 

    Published: 24 September, 2015 
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    TWO Camden Town stylists are battling it out for the title of Hairdresser of the Year in a prestigious industry contest.