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Published: 26 April 2007
Snoopers’ charter

Cough up, disabled told, after bank details scanned

THE Town Hall was yesterday (Wednesday) accused of raiding the savings accounts of Camden’s elderly and most vulnerable residents by hitting them with stinging charges for lifeline services that have traditionally been free. > more
Save theatre gems, says actress Lang
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Heath residents head for sunnier climes
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Victory for dog-owners as proposals are scaled back
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Row over identities leaves youth group homeless
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Court action warning over scaffolder’s death

Lawyers for grieving family threaten damages claim

LAWYERS have broken cover and warned Camden Council it will be prosecuted in the civil and criminal courts over the death of Ralph ‘Barney’ Kennedy, the... > more
Rebellion over KX sell-off is crushed - SENIOR councillors late last night (Wednesday) crushed a unique backbench rebellion whipped up over the controversial... > more

Stab bail bid fails
- A BAIL bid by a man accused of a knife attack on a shopper in Queen’s Crescent market, in Gospel Oak, was rejected at the Old Bailey. > more

Battle over TV aerial
- WARRING neighbours are set to come face-to-face in a courtroom battle over a TV aerial. > more

Estate revamp ‘sacking’ chaos
- ARCHITECTS working on a multi-million pound project on a flagship Highgate estate have been sacked following a series of... > more

New probe into leak at hospital
- EVERY drain and air-conditioning vent in the Royal Free Hospital has been inspected in a bid to find the source of the toxic... > more

Top judge speaks out over murder trial’s ‘antiquity’
- THE capital’s top judge has described a proposed murder trial as “a case of increasing antiquity”. > more

Game, set and match as park tennis centre shuts
- A POPULAR tennis and golf school in Regent’s Park has closed. > more

Charity lobbied for academy
- A HEDGE fund-based charity has made a direct approach to education chiefs offering to sponsor a new city academy in Camden... > more

‘Elderly care must stay in-house’ plea
- CARE for Camden’s elderly should not be privatised despite council figures showing that contract carers could... > more

PCSO helped mother commit housing fraud
- A POLICE Community Support Officer who helped his mother carry out an elaborate £30,000 housing scam has been... > more

Royal Free again at top of hospitals’ life-savers table
- PATIENTS treated at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead are among the least likely to die in the country... > more

Exhumed pensioner now ‘deserves his own grave’
- CLOSE friends of a man whose body is due to be exhumed from a public grave have called for him to be... > more

Police call for dope ‘tickets’
- CURRENT government rules on cannabis are inadequate to deal with Camden Town’s drugs blight, according to the borough’s senior... > more

Estate’s sweep-up brigade stage protest strike
- ELDERLY tenants who say their estate is so dirty they have to clean it themselves have downed brushes in protest. > more

Ban threat to teacher over secret filming
- A FORMER teacher who secretly filmed children at a Camden secondary school is waiting to see whether she will... > more

A t-urn up for the books
- MYSTERY surrounds the theft of two Edwardian urns that used to sit on the roof of Highgate Library. > more

Frank joins in library land row
- A CHUNK of government land worth millions should be used for the benefit of residents in Somers Town rather than sold off... > more

‘Battery chicken’ conditions for students
- STUDENTS will be forced to live like battery chickens if plans to build a six-storey block in Chalk Farm are given the... > more


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