The co-chair of Camden's Faith Leaders Forum has reported that he was a victim of antisemitic abuse – and called for more education about what antisemitism is. Phil Rosenberg, a former Camden councillor, told this newspaper he was by Finchley Road and Frognal station, wearing a Jewish kippah when he was singled out and targeted by members of a convoy travelling back out of the city.
The Covid-19 pandemic hasn't inhibited house prices in Islington - they've risen more than £30,000 in a year. That's in line with the London and national trends, but very different to the case in neighbouring Camden, which saw prices fall significantly between April 2020 and April 2021.
Dr Martens is looking to expand the size of its office footprint in Camden Town, it emerged on Thursday as the company posted its first results since the famous boot brand’s £3.7 billion London float. The retailer said pre-tax profits dropped 30% to £70.9 million in the year to March, which was linked to costs around its IPO in January.
Aquarter of Londoners say they will pull a ‘sickie’ to avoid traveling into work as the capital’s air pollution levels return to pre-pandemic levels. Some 83 per cent of those people living in London noticed an improvement in air quality during lockdown and more than half (51 per cent) say they would be sad or devastated if it deteriorated once more.
Camden is a place that, famously, doesn't change much. Trends come and go. But Camden is eternal. Today plans were announced that might affect that reputation. The market's owners, , have proposed a 32-metre observation wheel that would open to the public in 2022.
// Property investment firm LabTech reveals proposals to launch a landmark Observation Wheel in Camden // The Observation Wheel features glass pods, each themed on a musical artist or genre // It is located in Camden Market’s West Yard New proposals have been unveiled to introduce a landmark Observation Wheel to Camden, in an effort to “enhance Camden’s position as a leading destination”.
has achieved a work-life balance she's happy with and makes sure her children are her only focus during their weeks in her care. Kristen Cavallari's sole focus is her kids when they're in her care. The 34-year-old star has split custody of Camden, eight, Jaxon, seven, and Saylor, five, with estranged husband Jay Cutler - who she split from last year after seven years of marriage - so uses the weeks the trio are with their dad to throw herself into her work and friendships so that she doesn't need to think about anything else when they're with her.
It's all change at two schools in the area - with new headteachers at Harris Academy St John's Wood and . At the latter, the long-serving Elizabeth Kitcatt is retiring after 11 years at the helm at the end of the academic term. Writing to parents, chair of governors Janet Pope said: "We are so grateful to her for her decades of exemplary service and for her calm leadership in recent months."
Improv theater training is helping a once-hidebound transit agency learn to work smarter. It’s a trend that’s catching on.
Plenty of employees think their boss is a clown. At the Delaware River Port Authority, there’s a smidgen of truth to it. John T. Hanson, chief executive of the bistate authority that runs the Delaware River bridges and the PATCO High-Speed Line commuter rail, was so determined to change the culture of a (by his description) hidebound organization that he studied improv comedy, performing with a troupe in Philadelphia, and later brought in professional actors to teach elements of the craft to executives and managers.
Drivers had to be rescued from flash flood waters late Monday as a strong line of storms pushed through the Philadelphia region. A Flash Flood Warning was also in effect for Philadelphia and Delaware counties in Pennsylvania as well as Burlington and Camden counties in New Jersey until 12:15 a.m.
Five grand and free beer for a year? The absolute dream Whoever said the dream job doesn't exist had better eat their words, because a London brewery has just announced that they're paying someone five grand a year just to drink free beer. North London 's Camden Town Brewery - birthplace of pub tap favourites Camden Hells and Camden Pale - has posted a vacancy for a chief freshness officer.
Latest coronavirus figures have shown the Delta variant is spreading quickly in Brent, but not as fast as in other boroughs. Figures for the week up to June 5 showed the strain, previously known as the Indian variant, had amassed 60 cases in the borough- 35 per cent of the 171 total contractions.
Sadiq Khan is set to call on the government to “urgently” review construction safety laws to provide more financial protection for tenants and leaseholders after the Grenfell tragedy. It follows a motion that was unanimously passed in the London Assembly last week that called for tenants and leaseholders “in buildings of all sizes” to be protected from the costs of fixing fire safety defects such as the removal of dangerous cladding.
Ten years on from her death in 2011, Amy Winehouse’s best friend and housemate of almost a decade, Tyler James, has reflected on the late icon, looking back on her struggles with mental health and addiction, and the constant pressure of global fame.
Long-serving Camden Councillor Jonathan Simpson said he was "astonished and delighted" to be made an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Cllr Simpson, 47, recently stepped down as cabinet member at the town hall, but has no intention of stepping back as a councillor, and has promised to continue to be a vocal advocate for the borough's cultural assets.
A desperate search has been launched for a 36-year-old woman who has been missing since yesterday afternoon. Leonie Beatrice Gutmann, 36, absconded from a mental health facility yesterday in Highgate, north London and has not been seen since. The Met Police are very concerned for her welfare as she requires medication and the care of the facility staff.
As he made his way through Camden, Ark. he couldn't help but to stop and shake the hand of the oldest working police officer in Arkansas — 91-year-old L.C. "Buckshot" Smith. Buckshot worked for the Ouachita County Sheriff's Office for more than 46 years.
London Assembly calls for review of Building Safety Bill Sadiq Khan is set to call on the Government to “urgently” review construction safety laws to provide more financial protection for tenants and leaseholders after the Grenfell tragedy. It follows a motion that was unanimously passed in the London Assembly yesterday that called for tenants and leaseholders “in buildings of all sizes” to be protected from the costs of fixing fire safety defects such as the removal of dangerous cladding.
Almost 40% of Camden Council tenants and leaseholders did not feel safe in their homes, according to a survey conducted in 2019 and 2020. The town hall conducted the poll in order to inform a new Resident Safety Charter which it has now produced - and which is set to be approved by the council's cabinet in July.
Amazon is set to open another physical Fresh grocery store in Camden, London, marking the fifth store to open in the city since March. Amazon Fresh is set to open its fifth store on Chalk Farm Road in the former Evans Cycles Shop sometime in the next few weeks, though a solid date has not yet been given.