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Camden New Journal: Calls for tighter regulation of tattoo parlours after survey finds customers would welcome ‘hygiene rating scheme’

May 17, 2012

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Camden New Journal  TATTOO parlours should be rated in the same way as restaurants and takeaways, leading health experts have suggested. The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has said checks would drive up standards across the industry. Julie Barratt, a director of Chartered Institute for Environmental Health, said: “We have no problem with people […]

Camden New Journal: Emmy winner draws on his talents to face Alzheimer’s

May 10, 2012

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Camden New Journal Emmy winner John Gunter, 73 – who has worked with theatre greats including Richard Eyres and Trevor Nunn – was diagnosed with the disease in 2007, but continues to draw. His wife Micheline, 70, has organised a charity exhibition in Lauderdale House, Highgate, this month to celebrate his work. She said: “So […]

Hounslow Chronicle: Summer dig hopes to uncover Syon Park’s hidden treasures

May 8, 2012

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Hounslow Chronicle ROMAN jewels, ancient pots and civil war weapons are just some of the things historians hope to discover when they excavate previously untouched land in Brentford in June and July. It has been nearly 400 years since a family home near Syon Park got caught up in a bloody fight between the Roundheads […]

Büchner’s classic comes to Kentish Town

May 2, 2012

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Another heavy-weight European tragedy classic runs at the Theatre Collection this week as director Shaban Arifi tackles Georg Büchner’s last great unfinished play. In a cramped theatre above a pub in Kentish Town, the play tells the tale of the eponymous Woyzeck, a penniless soldier stationed in a provincial German town with his lover Marie […]