The Independent London Newspaper
22nd November 2017

West Hampstead

    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.

    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.

    West Hampstead teenagers shave their heads in solidarity with friend diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

    Luke Bell, Luke Constantinou, Henry Thompson, Joel Bateson, Joe Lisamore and Eric Gashi before, above left, and after the shaved-head challenge

    Published: 27 March, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A GROUP of teenagers have shaved their heads in solidarity with a friend recently diagnosed with cancer.

    Women in West Hampstead celebrate achievements as all complete course

    Camden Mayor Lazzaro congratulates the ladies at the Sidings Community Centre

    Published: 26 March, 2015
    By MATTIE LACEY-DAVIDSON

    People in West Hampstead, including many young mothers, were celebrating this week after completing a course that will help them get back in to work. 

    Ferret found wandering around West Hampstead: is it yours?

    Ferret found wandering around West Hampstead: is it yours?

    The ferret with Kerry Simpson and her pet dog, Rogue

    Published: 25 March, 2015
    By TOM FOOT

    A LUCKY ferret found its perfect match after stumbling across animal expert Kerry Simpson in West Hampstead on Monday.

    Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond suggests 'punishing' mansion tax will force Londoners to live in Yorkshire

    Philip Hammond on a 'meat' and greet in West Hampstead

    Philip Hammond on a 'meat' and greet in West Hampstead

    Published: 19 March, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    FOREIGN Secretary Philip Hammond joined the election trail in West Hampstead, warning voters that Labour’s plan for a mansion tax would drive people away as far as Yorkshire.

    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

    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.

    Pensioner driver jailed for causing death of mother in West Hampstead sees prison term cut on appeal

    Geoffrey Lederman leaving court during his trial last month

    Published: 27 January, 2015
    By ALICE HUTTON

    THE elderly driver jailed for causing the death of a young mother when his car left the road in West Hampstead has had his prison sentence reduced due to ill health.

    Police investigate after car vandalised with pig's heart and trotters in West Hampstead

    Police road block

    Officers said the figure 666 had been scrawled on the car's windscreen

    Published: 23 January, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    Elderly driver jailed for causing death of mother in West Hampstead appeals against sentence

    Geoffrey Lederman began a prison sentence last month

    Published: 22 January, 2015
    By ALICE HUTTON

    A RETIRED stockbroker jailed over the death of a young mother after his vintage Mercedes left the road in West Hampstead is appealing against his sentence.

    Locals at West Hampstead pub raise money to help family of murdered barmaid

    Natalia Czekaj worked at the Alliance

    Published: 22 January, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    LOCALS at a West Hampstead pub are raising money to help the family of a “kind and caring” barmaid who was murdered in her home.

    Police probe 'macabre' pig trotter case in West Hampstead

    West Hampstead's police sergeant appealed for info on Twitter

    Published: 22 January, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE have appealed for information to help them track anyone in “possession of trotters or other pig parts” in West Hampstead.

    Council couldn't fix woman's boiler because workman had cat allergy

    Pam McInally and Manoush had to wait for their heating to be fixed

    Published: 21 January, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    A WOMAN in a West Hampstead council house was left with no heating for more than five weeks after an engineer refused to replace her boiler because she had a cat. 

    Neighbourhood plan for West Hampstead and Fortune Green to go to public vote

    People in West Hampstead have been debating what the area needs [Pic: FlickR/Joshua Brown]

    Published: 16 January, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE people of Fortune Green and West Hampstead will be heading to the ballot box after the area’s Neighbourhood Forum has been given the go-ahead by the Town Hall.