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Islington Tribune: Royal Humane Society award for policeman, who’s quick thinking saved life of man

July 6, 2012

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Islington Tribune A POLICEMAN’S quick thinking when a man collapsed in Holloway has been recognised with a national award. Sergeant Mick Jackson’s fast reactions saved a man’s life after his heart stopped twice in Holloway Road in July, 2010. He was presented with a Royal Humane Society award for his actions at an awards ceremony […]

Islington Tribune: John Massey disappears from Pentonville Prison after rope trick

June 29, 2012

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Islington Tribune BRITAIN’s longest-serving prisoner, who has been described as an old-school criminal, is now on the run after staging an old-school breakout from Pentonville Prison on Wednesday. It is believed he scaled the wall with a makeshift rope ladder. John Massey, 64, from Kentish Town, is a convicted murderer but he has gained some  […]

Camden New Journal: ‘We can help you,’ therapist Kenny D’Cruz tells dealers who pushed him in canal

June 28, 2012

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Camden New Journal A THERAPIST who feared he would drown in Regent’s Canal has offered to help the drug dealers who pushed him in. Kenny D’Cruz, 47, was walking at Camden Lock with his fiancée and a friend from the  therapy group he runs at the Pirate Castle in Oval Road, Camden Town, when he […]

Camden New Journal: Post Office services ‘could save our jobs’

June 28, 2012

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Camden New Journal by GEORGE LINDSAY-WATSON and TOM FOOT A CAMPAIGN to save a post office was launched this week after its manager said he could be forced to close unless the Town Hall steps in. Suresh Patel, who has been the sub-postmaster in Queen’s Crescent for 29 years, wants to provide council services from […]

Camden New Journal: French street artist Mr Brainwash rumoured to be behind mural of The Beatles

June 11, 2012

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Camden New Journal TEN foot high images of The Beatles wearing bandanas have popped up on the side of an old sorting office in Holborn. They appeared in Museum Street next to a picture of The Queen and a royal guardsman on Thursday. The Queen and soldier are shown with cheeky grins and tins of […]

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 […]