• STICKY times in neighbouring Haringey where it can be revealed one of the most senior Labour councillors at the Town Hall has quit Joe Ejiofor’s cabinet. Pat Berryman, pictured campaigning with Camden’s deputy council leader Pat Callaghan, has told the leader that manifesto pledges were [READ ON]

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  • JENNY Rowlands has won the race to become the new chief executive of Camden Council. She will replace the retiring Mike Cooke. A press release will no doubt be issued soon [READ ON]
  • You do the honours

    January 4, 2019 // 3 Comments

    THE honours system is a funny one: in our North London enclave, people often raise eyebrows about how the gongs are dished out and why, until somebody they like gets an award [READ ON]
  • The interviewing panel

    December 21, 2018 // 4 Comments

    ONE of the big decisions for Camden Council early in the New Year will be to appoint a new chief executive. Mike Cooke’s six-month notice period has zipped away quickly [READ ON]
  • Share the mayor?

    December 20, 2018 // 1 Comment

    ALSO in Westminster, a bit of history to note as the Conservative city council has announced it will elect a Labour mayor for the first time in 50 years in 2019. Ruth Bush [READ ON]
  • Council leader’s Christmas poem

    December 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

    CHRISTMAS is here and apparently some of you are missing some council blogging. Well, we’ve all got a bit of downtime over the festive season, so here come some new [READ ON]
  • Wear your Christmas jumper to work day

    December 7, 2018 // 1 Comment

    LIBERAL Democrat councillor Flick Rea got the festive knitwear out last night to continue the Camden planning committee’s tradition of having the chair wear a Christmas [READ ON]
  • Power in numbers

    December 4, 2018 // 3 Comments

    The gusto with which some members fought 'The Battle Of The All-Member Meetings' should make opponents fear how strong Labour could be if it gets its thousands of card-carriers on the same page [READ ON]
  • LABOUR Party members in Holborn and St Pancras have been warned to avoid disappointment by turning up early to tonight’s meeting at St Pancras Church where reforms to [READ ON]
  • ONCE again police have been trying to get tough with the drug dealers in Camden Town, a market which gets worse and better in waves but is stubbornly entrenched. Arrests are [READ ON]
  • TEN days ago, the council chamber was on tenterhooks listening to Gio Spinella’s will-he won’t he speech. The vast majority of contributions are delivered to [READ ON]

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The ghost of Christmas future

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SALLY Rose White is the ghost of Christmas past. She haunts me, and others should feel the same; more so. Fifteen years ago, at Christmas time, the killer who ended her [READ ON]



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