The Independent London Newspaper
18th August 2017

Highgate

    Bowling club bid for luxury housing gets Whitehall approval

    How the Mansfield Bowling Club site will look

    Published: 2 February, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    MORE than 100 years of sporting history in the heart of Dartmouth Park is set to end forever after a Whitehall planning inspector ruled a luxury housing development can be built on the site of a bo

    Hospital board investigates spike in unexpected deaths

    The Whittington Hospital in Archway

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    HOSPITAL chiefs have reported a spike in unexpected deaths and warned of “immense pressure” on the NHS during the winter months.

    Shrine to George Michael continues to grow in Highgate village

    Fans of the singer are still arriving with flowers, flags, cards and memorabilia

     
    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    Hi-de-Hi! star Su Pollard cuts the cake as Highgate theatre celebrates 19th birthday

    Racky Plews, John Plews, Su Pollard, Katie Plews and Jessica Plews celebrate the Upstairs At The Gatehouse's birthday, while below the comic actress meets the cast of Anything Goes. Plus: Theatre producer Katy Lipson wins a 'HUGO'

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    Swains Lane parade finally ready for ‘facelift’ as wrecking ball team waits to move in

    The development’s progress was discussed at St Anne’s Church on Monday

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Highgate shopping parade that has had the wrecker’s ball hanging over it for more than a decade is a step closer to being turned into rubble.

    'We just want to grow leeks': Camden Council to hive off control of allotments to volunteers

    Ray Long, from the Fitzroy Park Allotments Association

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Town Hall will end decades of managing allotments from February – leaving reluctant plot-holders to take on the task of collecting rent, resolving disputes and maintaining four sites.

    Moving final farewell for hero Lido lifeguard Glyn Roberts

    Mourners outside the Lido on the day of the funeral

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE sheer number of people who wanted to say goodbye to Lido lifeguard Glyn Roberts, who died on New Year’s Day, meant scores who had come to pay their respects had to wait outside the chapel

    Detectives investigating Dartmouth Park murder say suspect is too unwell to be questioned

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By KOOS COUVÉE

    A MAN being treated as a suspect in a murder investigation – launched following the death of a woman in Dartmouth Park – is too unwell to be interviewed, police have said, writes Koos C

    Parliament Hill Lido falls silent after sudden death of hero lifeguard

    Glyn Roberts pictured at the Hampstead Heath ponds on Christmas Day

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Parliament Hill Lido fell silent and the waters were still this week after it was closed as a mark of respect to a hero lifeguard who died suddenly on New Year’s Day.

    Neighbour sends note to Christmas lights house: 'Your display is so bad I'm moving'

    The decorated house in Highgate, and below a 'disgruntled' neighbour's objection

    Published: 28 December, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    Fans gather to pay tribute to George Michael at his house in Highgate Village

    Fans Margaret Sorrell and Sarah Butler-Ford outside the star's home today

    Fans Margaret Sorrell and Sarah Butler-Ford outside the star's home today

    Published: 26 December, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    FANS gathered this morning (Boxing Day) at the Highgate home of George Michael, the global pop star who passed away on Christmas Day.

    Detectives launch murder investigation after woman is found dead at Dartmouth Park house

    Published: 17 December, 2016

    A MURDER investigation has been launched following the death of a woman in Dartmouth Park.

    'Harry the Hermit' death: Who will get squatters rights land next to Hampstead Heath?

    Harry Hallowes avoided eviction from his campsite near Athlone House

    Published: 8 December, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE future of a patch of land which for nearly 30 years was home to the famous “Hermit of Hampstead Heath” is in doubt – after he left the acre-sized plot to two mystery charities

    Highgate bread war: Gail's Bakery to move into shop next door to Le Pain Quotidien

    Gail's is due to move into the old Corner Shop, right next doot to Le Pain Quotidien

    Published: 7 December, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE oven gloves have come off in Highgate Village after it emerged artisan bakers Gail’s are set to move into the high street – right next door to rival chain Le Pain Quotidien.