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Published: 1 March 2007

Politician attacked for seventh time on doorstep

BLOOD dripping from a wound in his hand, campaigning Gospel Oak councillor Keith Sedgwick has revealed how he was beaten up with a belt buckle on his doorstep. > more
Polymath’s plea for the return of his sculptures
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‘I could go on forever’ says Rose, 101
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Jobs threatened by park five-a-side pitches plans
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Fraud man in discrimination tribunal claim
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Riot in the Town Hall

Anger over cuts packages boils over as protesters break in

TENSION over Camden Council’s controversial cuts programme erupted last night (Wednesday) as a tax-setting meeting descended into a riot. > more
‘Don’t touch King’s X buildings’ - CAMPAIGNERS fighting the King’s Cross re-development have been told they will have their day in the High Court. > more

MPs back under-fire bus pass
- NINETEEN Labour MPs, including Camden’s Frank Dobson and Glenda Jackson, have signed a parliamentary motion... > more

Mail delivery office man arrested in thefts probe
- DETECTIVES are investigating allegations of a major post-stealing operation inside a Kentish Town... > more
Kenwood concerts blame-game begins

English Heritage accused by Town Hall chiefs - THE Town Hall is being unfairly scapegoated for the loss of this year’s Kenwood concerts, according... > more

Kids gagged by youth team - A UNIQUE opportunity for young people to make their voices heard – called the Book of Grievances – is being hampered by forces... > more

Fines for dog owners ‘part of crime battle’
- NEW laws to penalise “irresponsible” dog owners with £1,000 fines are a vital part of the fight against crime, not... > more

Raids rise to 12 in a month
- ARMED robbers targeted Camden businesses and banks in an unprecedented series of daylight heists in January. > more

‘Hands off our garden’ warning
- PLANS to convert an award-winning garden into a car park have upset elderly tenants in Hampstead. > more

Millions in loans will fund care homes plan
- CAMDEN’S social services chief has admitted the Town Hall plans to borrow millions of pounds to keep its... > more

Fugitive estate agent in court on swindle charge
- A HIGH-FLYING estate agent arrested in Switzerland after failing to turn up to answer fraud charges has told a... > more

Beatles’ guilt revealed
- THE Beatles were embarrassed about the way their original drummer was ditched to make way for Ringo Starr, the band’s biographer... > more

Husband’s anger at hospital death
- DOCTORS failed to save the life of a mother-of-three suffering from an alcoholic liver disease, an inquest has heard. > more

‘This gang were out to kill,’ says victim
- MURDER victim Mahir Osman may have been armed with a knife himself when he was fatally stabbed in a mob... > more

Elderly are priority, says homes chief
- THE chief executive of a housing group has admitted introducing younger vulnerable tenants could frighten... > more

Skipping scandal hits garage
- THOUSANDS of pounds worth of tools and clothing was cleared from a council tenant’s storage cupboard without her permission... > more

Murder accused is refused bail release
- A MAN accused of murdering an eccentric millionaire, found dead at his ramshackle home in Hampstead, has... > more

Firm challenges decision to reject phone mast bid - MOBILE phone giant Orange is to fight a Town Hall decision blocking plans for a mast just feet from bedrooms. > more

Now a third dog is electrocuted
- REPORTS of a third electrocuted dog have renewed fears over the safety of Camden’s 9,700 street lights. > more

Peer urged to protect parade from cafés
- AN alliance of 11 influential residents’ and traders’ groups in Highgate have called on the peer who owns a... > more

Church becomes centre for Ethiopian community for one day - HUNDREDS of Ethiopians flocked to Belsize Park on Saturday to celebrate the first... > more

More cuts at the Royal Free
- ONE more ward will close and an expensive hospital building could be sold off following news the Royal Free has suffered... > more


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