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Kilburn Festival in the early 1970s
A community's photo album

Anna Bowman photographed a changing area in the early 1970s, writes Sunita Rappai

KILBURN in 1972 was a community facing rapid change. Massive new investment in the area – one of the poorest in London – promised to change the face of the old neighbourhood forever. > more
Animal Farm

No pig masks on O'Byrne's farm
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On the brink of greatness
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Sarah Jessica Parker

Snappy screwball comedy
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Royal Free Hospital

Royal Free chief to face Town Hall probe over job cuts

MANAGERS at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead are facing a showdown with the Town Hall over plans to shut wards and axe nearly 500 jobs.
Senior councillors from all parties are deeply concerned at cost-cutting measures... > more

Install alarms, coroner tells council chiefs - A CORONER has called on Camden Council to install smoke alarms in its homes after a woman died in a blaze... > more

Deadlock in talks on mental health centre - LAWYERS representing a mental health centre facing closure were last night locked in talks with Camden Council... > more

Arson blaze fails to put off defiant grandfather - A DEFIANT grandfather has opened his shop just one day after thieves ransacked his 43-year-old business... > more

Heath chief's pond problem - THE new chairman of Hampstead Heath has refused to rule out the possibility of closing the Heath’s bathing ponds or... > more

'The right people for the job can save NHS' - HOSPITAL bosses at the Royal Free in Hampstead are desperately trying to convince staff that there is no need to... > more

300 parking fees for July 7 victim's wife - A BEDSIDE vigil for a man who was seriously injured in the July 7 bombings cost his wife more than £300 in parking fees. > more

Ken says yes to King's Cross development - MAYOR of London Ken Livingstone has given his approval to the £2 billion plans that will change the face... > more

Israel refuses to send witnesses to Tom's inquest - THE mother of Tom Hurndall, the Tufnell Park student who died after being shot by an Israeli soldier three... > more

Spin chief Campbell joins election fray - ALASTAIR Campbell, the spin-doctor who helped mastermind Tony Blair’s election victories in 1997 and 2002... > more

'Slums' fears spark housing policy row - THE Lib Dems and Labour are locked in a furious row about housing sparked by plans to redevelop a Victorian... > more

People before big business - HOPES were high in 1997 when the Tories, who had waged an 18-year attack on public services in order to reduce taxes for their... > more

Tory drug pledge - CONSERVATIVE election hopefuls will promise a major crackdown on drug dealers when they launch their manifesto on Monday night. > more

Legal threat to rule that bars cross-border pupils - EDUCATION bosses at the Town Hall have begun investigating whether they can take legal action against... > more

Plan to demolish swimming pool - SECRET plans to scrap one of the last remaining school swimming pools in the borough have been condemned by parents. > more

Pensions walkout forces 30 schools to shut for the day - ANGRY public sector workers in Camden joined a national strike on Tuesday, closing half the borough’s... > more

Nervous wait over bill for homeowners - HOMEOWNERS face an anxious wait to see how much they will pay towards a £550,000 bill for improvements to... > more

Gang life has no glory, former Crip tells kids - A REFORMED gangster transfixed youths at Queen’s Crescent Community Centre on Saturday with stories of life on... > more

Bore-hole plan to keep Regent's Park green - WATER collected in a vast natural underground reservoir could be the answer to keeping Regent’s Park green... > more

Bean tree is now gone tree after 150 years - AN Indian bean tree that stood in the front quad of the University College London for 150 years was axed on Tuesday. > more

Reunited are the peacemakers - THREE pacifists who organised the first Aldermaston march in 1958 and adopted the famous nuclear disarmament symbol... > more

'They don't want poor near them' - A FRACTIOUS row over a new housing block planned for Swiss Cottage threatened to turn ugly on Thursday night when objectors... > more

'Predatory' drug dealer jailed - A “predatory shark” drug dealer was jailed for more than five years at Snaresbrook Crown Court last Thursday. > more

Objectors keep park festival-free - PLANS to stage concerts and film screenings at Primrose Hill park were thrown out on Monday. > more

Bookshop takes its final bow - A BOOKSELLER who has served famous actors at his theatrical book shop for nearly 25 years is closing the doors to his Chalk... > more
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