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Published: 11 January 2007

Gas-guzzlers to be hit with bigger parking charges

DRIVERS who use ‘gas-guzzling’ 4x4 cars are to be hit with tougher parking fees as Camden turns the screw on the borough’s worst polluters. > more
Longest-serving politician ‘unwell’
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War of the jasmine
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Neighbours do battle to protect historic views of heath
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MBE salutes pioneering prof
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Have your say: Youths get behind campaign to make themselves heard

YOUNG people have this week been contributing to the Book of Grievances campaign, taking a golden opportunity to voice their concerns about life in Camden.
They have been filling out their entries for the book – likely to be the biggest... > more

‘Slaughter of advice centres’ goes ahead -
THE Liberal Democrat and Conservative coalition last night (Wednesday) ploughed ahead with controversial plans... > more

Shock as baths shut for three years
- SWIMMERS have been stunned by news that their favourite pool will close in just six weeks and not re-open for three years. > more

Faisal’s death: Can you help?
- DETECTIVES are trying to piece together the final movements of Faisal Osman, the Camden Town hotel worker who was... > more

Youths turn over cars in rampage
- A NIGHT of chaos in which three cars were overturned by rampaging youths should not prejudice residents against ... > more

Tenants braced for massive rent hikes
- COUNCIL tenants have been told to brace themselves for an eye-watering five per cent hike in their rents with even... > more

Award for back-to-China poem
- A BUDDING poet has won a national award after writing about her adoption from China. > more

Battle to save ‘iconic’ mural
- AN ICONIC symbol of Camden Town is under threat after Network Rail applied to cover it with an advertising billboard. > more

Missing cat found a year later... and 20 miles away - A CAT who went missing over Christmas in 2005 was reunited with his family two weeks ago – after... > more

Lorry crash fuel spill sparks Heath pollution fears
AN environmental disaster was narrowly averted on Hampstead Heath when toxic diesel fuel spilled... > more

Spooks spied on Goldfinger
THE form and documents used by architect Erno Goldfinger to plead with the Home Office to be “naturalised” as a British citizen... > more

Revealed: Pressures on KX planners
- TOWN Hall chief executive Moira Gibb wrote to the Labour Party to spell out in no uncertain terms the risks involved... > more

Station ‘ground zero’ alert
- THE owner of the historic Electric Ballroom nightclub has warned how Camden Town could be turned into a “ground zero” building... > more

Bus stops ‘too far from Tube’
- TWO new bus stops planned for West Hampstead will go up in the wrong place, according to campaigners. > more

John’s big night out a triumph
- FOR many years John Thane was a sort of panto villain of parking fines, a chief councillor who was never far from drama at the Town Hall. > more

Seal-off threat faces historic horse tunnel
- A BUNGLE by Town Hall officials could see the entrance to a historic web of tunnels near Camden Lock sealed for ever. > more

Pub extension ‘a disaster’
- A HAMPSTEAD pub has won its battle to build a two-storey extension which neighbours fear will bring parking chaos. > more

Pool shuts for £23m repair job
- THE historic Prince of Wales Baths in Kentish Town will close in six weeks after further breakdowns forced the council to urgently bring... > more

Doctor’s team of guinea pigs on a trek to Everest
- A LEADING intensive care doctor at Whittington Hospital is transferring his research laboratory from Highgate... > more

‘Wrong stop’ for trams roadshow
- TRAFFIC planners who favour a tram link between Camden and south London have been accused of botching a public... > more


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