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Published: 04 October 2007
Public art can act as a beacon for our rich cultural heritage

Following mixed reactions to the launch of last week’s vision for a renewed streetscape at Britannia Junction, Simon Pitkeathley defends his plans for Camden Town

HERE’S a confession. Twenty... > more
Should pensioners face means-test humiliation?
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Tube in meltdown as trains go missing and buses fill up
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A victim of crime and a negligent health service
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An ode to Hampstead
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High-rise Ken must come back down to earth

WHAT’S come over Ken Livingstone?
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Shining example of forgiveness - I WOULD like to praise Aisha Samator (front page of last week’s New Journal) for her extreme courage of faith, much regards to... > more

A case of the councillor quoting Gilby - ON Thursday September 17 Councillor Chris Philp was distributing leaflets outside Hampstead Heath station, hailing... > more

A fitting tribute to the late, great Louis MacNeice - THANK you for the excellent double feature on Louis MacNeice, the centenary of whose birth has not been... > more

Our tannoy is torture! - SO Belsize Park travellers are joining the happy band of tannoy sufferers (The next station is..., September 27). We have had it at Chalk... > more

We need better shops - READING your article about Camden Town’s streets (£7m revamp, September 20), could I suggest an older woman’s shoe shop plus... > more

Why it’s a challenging time for us - I AM a reader of Rose Hacker’s column and a believer in God (Religious questions that haunt me, September 13). > more

This route is too short - IS there any reason why the route 393 bus from Clapton to Morrison’s filling station at Chalk Farm cannot be continued to the superstore? > more

Stigma haunts children with state as parents - LONDON district judge Nicholas Crichton made some interesting points in his opinion piece (Salma, and why we... > more

Wardens slapped fines on car – and then removed it - IN answer to Robin Mackay Miller’s question (Why did parking wardens walk past this car? > more

Stop this yah-boo point-scoring - I DEPLORE Councillor Roger Robinson’s attacks on Camden’s portfolio holder for housing, Councillor... > more

Language barriers - WHY do some people not like to pronounce the letters T or H, for instance, or drop letters? They also assume you know what they are going to... > more

Witchhunt claims somewhat fanciful - I HAVE not had the opportunity to look into the incident regarding Haverstock Citizens Panel, and feel this is a matter for... > more

Whatever happened to accountability to tenants? - THE chairman of Camden Association of Street Properties (CASP) fails to mention that behind the... > more

Will care be rationed? - I AM an older person in sheltered housing and, although I do not need a home care service, my neighbours have a service provided. > more

It’s bravo for Boris Johnson - I WAS so relieved that Boris Johnson described Cilla Carron’s throwing a bucket of water over a cocaine addict as deserving of... > more

Resist heating bills with all your might - LEASEHOLDERS on the Brunswick estate (Heating bills are a bit rich, September 27) are right to be worried. We were... > more

Standing by the rules - I AM outraged at the perfidious Labour suggestion that there may have been some breach in the rules governing whether I may still stand... > more

Where is your coalition? - ABOUT alleged “coalition of citizens and community groups” opposition to the Brill Place (Lobby groups unite to save British Library... > more

With friends like Mayor Ken - REGARDING the upcoming London Mayor elections – isn’t it time to think a little about Ken Livingstone’s “achievements” so far? > more

Hypocrisy in the Parking Services - ROBIN Mackay Millar’s letter (Why did parking wardens walk past this car?, September 27), highlights the hypocrisy of... > more

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