Camden New Journal

Pochettino urges Spurs stars to chase Chelsea as Kane penalty seals hard-fought win

Published: 5 February, 2017 by DAN CARRIER at White Hart Lane


SPURS boss Mauricio Pochettino issued a rallying cry to his young team last night, telling them they need to believe that they can still win the title.

He watched ...

2017-02-05 13:29 open_in_new
Wenger questions referee as Arsenal's title hopes suffer a heavy blow at Chelsea

Arsene Wenger: 'Referees are much stricter with tackles on the ground, but they let elbows to the face go. I see that in many, many games'


Published: 4 February, 2017  By PAUL COWLING at Stamford Bridge 

Premier League  CHELSEA 3, ...

2017-02-04 22:05 open_in_new
Toilet in Camden Town is the second most used in Europe

Jonathan Simpson said the toilet was a 'Camden success story'

Published: 3 February, 2017 By WILLIAM McLENNAN

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2017-02-03 18:33 open_in_new
Woman abandoned as a baby 70 years ago finds family after New Journal appeal

Linda Wright with a 1945 newspaper clipping about the day she was abandoned in King's Cross, and her father Carl Durnen

Published: 2 February, 2017 EXCLUSIVE by TOM FOOT

A GREAT-grandmother who has been searching for information about her parents all her life after she ...

2017-02-02 20:31 open_in_new
Deselected: The axe-wielding, loose cannon councillor who wanted to fight the flak

Jonny Bucknell

Published: 2 February, 2017 By RICHARD OSLEY

ONE of Camden’s best known councillors says his political career has been brought to a crashing end by his own party, after he was stopped from defending his seat at the next Town Hall elections.

Jonny ...

2017-02-02 19:25 open_in_new
Revealed: How consultancy firms have already netted £2 million in NHS shake-up

Candy Udwin, from Camden Keep NHS Public

Published: 2 February, 2017 By TOM FOOT

A CONTROVERSIAL shake-up in the way north London’s health services are run has already led to a cash bonanza for private companies, the New Journal can reveal.

While campaigners and ...

2017-02-02 18:19 open_in_new
First conviction in Camden Town bong ban 'sets precedent' for more police raids

Police said court ruling gives them "confidence" to push on with operation

Published: 2 February, 2017 By WILLIAM McLENNAN

POLICE have vowed to push on with an operation to make Camden Town a bong-free zone after a shopkeeper was convicted yesterday (Wednesday) of ...

2017-02-02 17:13 open_in_new
Turning the tide - Peckwater Tenants Association fight on

Potting to beat the drop: (from left) Rabih Melki, Danny Hylton, Matthew Reid and Keith Fletcher;  (front) Jane Havell, David Fletcher with daughter Amelia and Dean Morgan (Shannon Ray absent)

Published: 2 February, 2017 by STEVE BARNETT

PECKWATER Tenant’s ...

2017-02-02 16:07 open_in_new
Karl Marx honey leaves a bad taste at Highgate Cemetery

Published: 2 February, 2017

• I EXPECT Highgate Cemetery’s manage­ment is secretly delighted at the publicity generated by the late George Michael’s interment there. 

It’ll be interesting to know whether his fans wishing to leave floral tributes ...

2017-02-02 15:01 open_in_new
Slaney stakes all in bid to protect Somers Town

Published: 2 February, 2017

A HIGH Court battle starts next week the outcome of which will determine the future of Somers Town.

And I am not indulging in the sort of exaggerated language journalists tend to use.

A proposal by Camden Council to build a 25-storey private ...

2017-02-02 15:01 open_in_new
All forms of racism are abhorrent and have no place in the Labour Party

Published: 2 February, 2017

• WE are writing as local Labour Party members, activists and councillors to clarify one point following your article about Terence Flanagan (I’ve been vindicated, says Labour member readmitted to party after anti-Semitism row, online, January ...

2017-02-02 13:55 open_in_new
Spurs survive cup scare against bottom league Wycombe in White Hart Lane thriller

Published: 28 January, 2017 By DAN CARRIER at WHITE HART LANE


TOTTENHAM staggered into the draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup tonight after snatching a late, late winner in a hammer-and-tongs cup classic ...

2017-01-28 23:25 open_in_new
Walcottt bags hat-trick as Arsenal thrash Southampton in the FA Cup

Published: 28 January, 2017 By RICHARD OSLEY  


WHILE Arsenal's north London rivals Spurs scraped past bottom division Wycombe Wanderers today (Saturday), the Gunners were as good as through to the next round of the ...

2017-01-28 22:19 open_in_new
Boxers return to the ring

Islington Boxing Club’s youngsters who gained valuable experience at a special event in the new Lion ABC gym in Shoreditch

Published: 27 January, 2017 by STEVE BARNETT

SIX fighters from Islington boxing club ignited their 2017 campaign on Saturday when they stepped ...

2017-01-27 17:41 open_in_new
Weather takes its toll on fixtures

Striker Ramon Chaves

Published: 27 January, 2017 by STEVE BARNETT

THE Camden Sunday League was hit by frost at the weekend with all six scheduled fixtures at Hackney Marshes being postponed, writes Steve Barnett.

The winter weather didn’t stop players from ...

2017-01-27 16:35 open_in_new
GPs: When practice made perfect

Anthony Ryle, below, was once a GP at the address that is now a thriving crêperie business

Published: 27 January, 2017

If you look at it now you’d never think this was once the home of a busy, thriving practice of family doctors back in the post-war ...

2017-01-27 15:29 open_in_new
'I'm not a robot': MP Tulip Siddiq tells CNJ why she felt she had to quit over Brexit vote

Accused of being a 'Brexit blocker', Tulip Siddiq explained her thinking to the New Journal today

Published: 27 January, 2017 EXCLUSIVE by RICHARD OSLEY

HAMPSTEAD and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq today (Friday) said that the parliamentary whip system needed reform after ...

2017-01-27 13:17 open_in_new
Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq quits Labour's front bench over Brexit vote

Tulip Siddiq sent her resignation letter to Jeremy Corbyn today

Published: 26 January, 2017 By RICHARD OSLEY

HAMPSTEAD and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq this evening (Thursday) resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s front bench at Westminster, telling the party leader that she would ...

2017-01-26 22:59 open_in_new
West Hampstead club owner rejects police claims that gangs used it to 'settle their disputes'

Published: 26 January, 2017 By WILLIAM McLENNAN

A LATE-NIGHT bar in West Hampstead that police say was being used by gang members to ­“settle their disputes” has been told it must close one hour earlier in an attempt to end a pattern of violent ...

2017-01-26 19:39 open_in_new
SCORE BLIMEY: Be careful what you wish for, all you Wenger Outs!

Tom Foot

Published: 26 January, 2017 by TOM FOOT

WENGER Out, Wenger Out! Out. Out. Wenger AAAaaghht! 

They’re everywhere, aren’t they? The Wenger Outs. Harping on every time we draw, or let a goal in. Players don’t respect him. He doesn’t ...

2017-01-26 17:27 open_in_new
End of an era for Camden Town's pub scene as Quinn's landlord dies aged 94

Pat Quinn, who passed away this week, and wife Margaret after winning a lifetime achievement award from licensees

Published: 26 January, 2017 By DAN CARRIER

IT is a pub of local legend, an alehouse which steadfastly retained its traditional charm while others in Camden Town ...

2017-01-26 17:27 open_in_new