The Independent London Newspaper
20th January 2017

Camden Town

    Soup kitchen set up to help the homeless searches for new premises after being told it must leave council building

    Jon Glakin helps to run Streets Kitchen from a vacant council building

    Jon Glakin helps to run Streets Kitchen from a vacant council building

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A SOUP kitchen for rough sleepers that is run by volunteers could be made homeless next week as their ­head­quarters in Kentish Town are readied for building works. 

    Bishop of London blesses school's building work

    The Bishop of London at Holy Trinity and St Silas

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    The Bishop of London has made a rare trip to a Camden Town school to give his blessing to recently completed building work. 

    Public exhibition reveals how new entrance to Camden Town Underground could look

    TfL's plans for a new site in Buck Street

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    A MAJOR facelift for Camden Town, this is how City Hall hopes to finally solve the Underground station’s chronic overcrowding problems.

    Fresh bid to re-open famous Black Cap bar is unveiled

    The Black Cap

    Published: 18 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE famous Black Cap – which has been empty in Camden Town for nearly two years – could reopen as a gay pub sharing its space with a theatre company. 

    50 metre tree in Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig's back garden faces chop over root cracks

    The tree in Camden Town and Daniel Craig and wife Rachel Weisz [Pic: Georges Bard]

    Published: 11 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    A SOARING plane tree in the back garden of Hollywood stars Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig is under threat after a neighbour claimed its roots are damaging their home.

    Vacancy at Camden New Journal: Reporter

    Published: 9 January, 2016

    THE Camden New Journal is looking to hire a full-time reporter.
     

    Residents warn: 'Safer' route through Camden Town will actually put cyclists at risk

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    A NEW route for cyclists between Camden Town and Regent’s Park is at the centre of a debate over whether it will improve road safety.

    Owners of famous Koko nightclub want to build boutique hotel next door

    A cupola on the former Camden Palace's dome roof will be reintated [Pic Archer Humphryes Architects]

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE owners of KOKO nightclub have unveiled plans to build a boutique hotel on top of a disused pub as part of an overhaul of the Camden Town venue.

    Man dies in fire tragedy on Boxing Day

    The damaged flat in Hawley Road

    Published: 29 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN and ELLA JESSEL

    DETECTIVES are investigating the circumstances behind a fire which killed a man in a Boxing Day blaze at his home in Camden Town. 

    Man dies in Camden Town flat fire

    Published: 26 December, 2016

    A MAN was pronounced dead at the scene of a fire in Camden Town this morning (Boxing Day), the London Fire Brigade has reported.

    Former mayor of Barnet watches in court as his company pleads guilty to housing offences

    Rat droppings found by council officials in the house in Hurdwick Place

    Published: 15 December, 2016
    EXCLUSIVE by WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A PROPERTY firm whose partners include a Tory politician has been fined for illegally letting out a terraced house where 14 people were found sharing a single kitchen and pest-control experts were

    Opposition builds to 700-home development lined up for Chalk Farm supermarket site

    Early impressions of what the redeveloped Morrison's site could look like

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A ROW is brewing between residents of Primrose Hill and a supermarket giant over its plans to build a “brutal mini-city” of 700 homes for “City slickers” in Chalk Farm.

    Market traders sell tampon Christmas cards to fund sanitary products for homeless women

    Hopeful Traders are raising funds for the Streets Kitchen homeless outreach group

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    TRADERS in Camden Town are selling a range of satirical Christmas cards which feature tampons and sanitary towels in place of iconic festive scenes in support of homeless women. 

    Bafta-winning actor calls for a 'common sense czar' after being hit with parking suspension ticket while on holiday

    Jason Watkins said he had no chance of moving his car

    Published: 8 December, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    BAFTA winner Jason Watkins feels like he’s been “mugged” by Camden Council after officials refused to scrap a parking fine dished out while he was on holiday – and has calle

    Camden Town joiners 'squeezed out' by rent hike after 20 years under railway arch

    From left: assistant Faton Berisha, owner Calvin Stroud and Issa Sany, a joiner at the firm for 12 years

    Published: 7 December, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    A JOINERY firm that has worked out of a Camden Town railway arch for 20 years is moving its workshop out of the area after being “squeezed out” by a rent hike from landlords Network Rai