The Independent London Newspaper
20th January 2017

Belsize Park

    Where have you been Winston? Cat which vanished on Christmas Day rescued by kind-hearted couple

    Winston's owners appealed for help in the New Journal and hired thermal imaging search teams

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A BLACK cat is recovering with bandaged paws three weeks after vanishing on Christmas Day. 

    Brazen thieves target Belsize Village businesses with Christmas raids

    Suspects in motorcycle helmets broke into the Late Late Store

    Published: January 5, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SPATE of smash-and-grab raids hit independent traders in Belsize Park over the Christmas period, with several businesses losing thousands of pounds to brazen thieves.

    Have you seen Winston? Thermal imaging search unit called in to find missing Belsize Park cat

    Winston went missing from his Belsize Park home on Christmas Day

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By TOM FOOT

    A TEAM of pet detectives with thermal-imaging cameras are out searching for black cat Winston after he vanished on Christmas Day.

    Jim Broadbent makes big Belsize Park Xmas lights switch-on a starry night

    Oscar winner Jim Broadbent turns on the Christmas ligts outside Budgen's and, below, catching up with his favourite weekly read

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    Jogger goes extra mile to return boy's lost skullcap

    The kippah with Elliot’s mum Frederique Assor, her younger son Emmanuel, and ­Muhammed Abdullah who made a video in an effort to find the owner

    Published: 17 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A JEWISH boy from Belsize Park has been reunited with a skullcap he lost on his way to synagogue last month after being tracked down by a kind-hearted jogger.

    Global politics has gone mad, former archbishop of Canterbury tells Belsize Park church audience

    Dr Rowan Williams in Belsize Park

    Published: 17 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    FORMER Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, said he was struggling to see the “sanity” in global politics as he delivered a lecture on ethics at a Belsize Park church.

    Arts college wants to expand into former hardware shop

    Published: 12 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A BELSIZE Park arts college so short of space it is holding lessons beneath a pub has launched a bid to expand into a former hardware shop.
     

    Residents celebrate as planners block mobile mast on council flats

    Residents campaigning against the aerial plan at Troyes House

    Published: 8 November, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    BELSIZE PARK residents are celebrating after a Town Hall bid to site a phone mast at a block of council flats was thrown out by planners.

    Ms Dynamite sees paving stone laid in her honour unveiled at performing arts college

    Ms Dynamite at WAC in Belsize Park this morning (Monday)

    Published: 31 October, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    SINGER and producer Ms Dynamite returned to her old performing arts college in Belsize Park this morning to unveil a paving stone in her honour.

    Operators of NHS 111 phone line make changes after death of diabetic student nurse Lisa Day

    Lisa Day

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    OPERATORS of the NHS 111 phone line have changed the way they deal with emergencies on busy days after a coroner uncovered missed opportunities to save the life of a student nurse who suffered a fa

    Practical joker Joan celebrates turning 100: 'I don't smoke or drink but I like some sugar on my salad'

    Joan West

    Joan West at her party in Belsize Park

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By LUCY MANSFIELD

    WHAT’S the secret to living a long life? Joan West, who celebrated her 100th birthday with a party in Belsize Park yesterday (Wednesday), said there wasn’t one.

    The Legal Cafe closes in Belsize Park amid rent dispute

    The Legal Cafe closes in Belsize Park amid rent dispute

    The Legal Cafe

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A LAW-THEMED café in Belsize Park which serv­ed up solicitors’ advice alongside soup and bagels has been shut down and repossessed by the building’s landlord. 

    Police appeal for witnesses after young man shot in NW3

    Published: 27 September, 2016

    By TOM FOOT 

    POLICE have launched an investigation after a young man was shot in Belsize Park.
     

    Police probe gang connection after two men arrested in Chalk Farm 'knife fight'

    Police arrested the men at hosptial

    Published: 8 September, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

     

    GANG crime detectives are investigating after two men were injured in a suspected knife fight in Chalk Farm. 

    Truffles the cat miraculously survives jump from fourth floor building

    Truffles on the balcony in Belsize Park she jumped frm

    Published: 18 August, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A CAT has miraculously survived after jumping off the top of a four-storey house in Belsize Park.