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Published: 29 March 2007

Police chief defends latest figures in ‘unique borough’

CAMDEN’S top policeman believes the borough is near its ‘natural’ level of crime after new figures showed sharp increases in robbery, burglary and vehicle... > more
Another four years of misery
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CCTV crackdown on gay sex at pond
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Second tragedy for family of worker killed
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Round one to King’s Cross refuseniks
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Revamp of baths to cost extra £2.5m

Fitness facilities send bill soaring

FLAGSHIP plans to revamp Kentish Town Baths have run over budget by £2.5million before final designs have even been agreed.
Liberal Democrat leisure chief Councillor Flick Rea said the extra money... > more
School buses plan to ease traffic chaos - SCHOOL buses subsidised by parents should be introduced by transport chiefs to ease traffic chaos, according to... > more

Camera raking in £1,000 a day
- A CCTV traffic camera in Gospel Oak that was branded a form of entrapment by residents over a year ago is still raking in more than... > more

Jury out in trial of student stabbing
- JURORS in the Old Bailey trial of eight men accused of the murder of an 18 year-old student in the middle of Camden... > more

Probe into sale of heritage building
- A CONTROVERSIAL deal to sell off listed buildings in King’s Cross to developers is to be investigated by a special panel... > more

Police radios cut off by mast opponents
- A POLICE radio dead zone has been created in Hampstead after a powerful conservationist group blocked plans for... > more

Benefits cheat was working for top tailor - A BENEFIT fraudster who cheated Camden Council out of more than £13,000 while working for Savile Row tailor ... > more

Ed Miliband stresses the bear necessities
- MINISTER for charities Ed Miliband helped launch a homeless charity’s new offices in Camden Town on Thursday. > more

Mansion owners face ‘repair it’ threat
- PLANNING inspectors are threatening to take legal action against the owners of Witanhurst mansion in Highgate for... > more

Blaze leap student: ‘I thought I would die’
- A STUDENT trapped in a burning building has told of her agonising decision to leap from a second-floor window rather... > more

£8m cut in health budget
- MENTAL health chiefs have approved £8 million cuts in the run-up to becoming a foundation trust. > more

Musical tonic as jazzman plays for free
- JAZZ legend Humphrey Lyttelton helped raise more than £5,000 for the Friends of the Royal Free Hospital on Thursday... > more

Sir Trevor helps jewish museum celebrate its 75th year
- BROADCASTER Trevor Macdonald was guest of honour at a dinner celebrating 75 years of the... > more

Blair’s ex-spin chief in fight with builders
- FORMER Downing Street spin doctor Alastair Campbell joined the fight against developers who wanted to tack a... > more

Free chief says more to be sold
- ROYAL Free chief executive Andrew Way has admitted the hospital is looking to sell off more of its estate. > more

Move co sorry for sticker mess
- A MOVIE production company which gave out stickers to promote cult gang movie Kidulthood has been fined for flyposting. > more

Forum sold in £1m deal
- THE landmark Forum music venue in Kentish Town is to change hands in a deal worth £1 million. > more

Alco-pop sting girl nets three
- A SHOP assistant who sold alcohol to a 15-year-old girl, was confused and recovering from a brain tumour, a court heard. > more

Paving grab floors police
- BRAZEN thieves cordoned off a stretch of pavement before stealing £4,500 worth of valuable York stone as officers at a police... > more

Playwrights speak up for theatre’s lottery museum bid
- HAMPSTEAD Theatre will discover on Monday whether a £50,000 bid to the Heritage Lottery fund... > more

Birthday boys at Hampstead fest
- ARTISTS and musicians mingled with politicians and business people at a launch to celebrate the ninth Hampstead and... > more

Kwok’s car is pink! Pink? Positively pink
- A PIECE of TV memorabilia in the form of a big pink motorcar took centre stage on Hampstead Heath last Friday as part of... > more

Tenants rescued as flats block blazes
- A FIRE that ripped through the hallway of a block of bedsits in Kentish Town early on Thursday could have been... > more


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