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Is your wood stove choking you? How indoor fires are suffocating cities
Is your wood stove choking you? How indoor fires are suffocating cities

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/feb/22/wood-diesel-indoor-stoves-cities-pollution
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’I beg you, stop’: plea from mother who lost two sons to knife crime
’I beg you, stop’: plea from mother who lost two sons to knife crime

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/feb/22/i-beg-you-stop-plea-mother-lost-two-sons-knife-crime-camden
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’He passed me over like a toy to be borrowed by a friend’ - Paedophile priest jailed for historical sex crimes
A former Church of England priest has been jailed for historical sex crimes.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16041865.__39_He_passed_me_over_like_a_toy_to_be_borrowed_by_a_friend__39____Paedophile_priest_jailed_for_historical_sex_crimes/?ref=rss
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Eltham school evacuated after ’suspicious package’ found

A school in Eltham was evacuated this afternoon after a "suspicious package" was found inside the grounds.


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Arsenal vs Ostersunds FK: Europa League prediction, TV, live streaming, start time, team news, line-ups, head to head, betting tips and odds
Gunners on the brink of last-16

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Government loses clean air court case
Campaigners win a third High Court victory over the UK government’s plans to tackle air pollution.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-43141467
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Isaiah Haastrup’s father banned from hospital again
Lanre Haastrup says he will be "irreparably damaged" if his son dies before he sees him again.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43141807
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Citymapper launches bus-taxi hybrid Smart Ride in London
Citymapper launches bus-taxi hybrid Smart Ride in London

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/feb/21/citymapper-launches-bus-taxi-hybrid-smart-ride-london-transit-app
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Portraits by Bacon and Freud of same man go on display together
Strikingly different paintings of Bacon’s lover George Dyer hung side by side for first timeTwo portraits by Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud of the same man, one intense, twisted and distorted; the other serene, relaxed and unguarded, have gone on display side by side for the first time. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/feb/21/portraits-bacon-freud-george-dyer-go-on-display-together
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Hundreds of jobs at risk after company involved in Beddington incinerator project enters administration

Hundreds of jobs hang in the balance after a major construction company involved in the controversial Beddington incinerator project went into administration yesterday.


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Planning application which could see well-liked dentist in Richmond out on its ear to be decided on tomorrow

A planning application which could see a well-liked dentist out on its ear is due to be decided on tomorrow.


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TfL finance crisis puts ALL major improvements to London's roads on hold for two years
Transport for London's finances are in such a state that major improvements to London's roads have been put on hold for two years, it emerged today.

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Westminster councillor given 514 ’freebies’ in three years
Robert Davis has enjoyed hundreds of gifts and hospitality since January 2015, records show.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43128009
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The Queen on the ’frow’ at London Fashion Week
She sat in the front row next to Vogue’s Anna Wintour and gave an award to designer Richard Quinn.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43134378
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Two men stabbed to death in Camden within two hours
Police are "urgently" trying to identify whether the two murders in Camden are linked.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43138554
VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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Camden Town

Camden Town tube station is a major junction on the Northern Line and one of the busiest stations on the London Underground network. It is particularly busy at weekends with tourists visiting Camden Market and Camden High Street.

Camden is well-known for Camden Market which is a major tourist attraction, particularly busy at weekends, selling variety of fashion, antiques, lifestyle and bizarre goods; they (and the surrounding shops) are popular with young people, in particular those searching for alternative clothing.

It is an area popular with overseas students who come to Camden to learn English and find a job in one of the local bars or restaurants. The oldest established language school is Camden College of English, which is located at the Chalk Farm side of the market.

The Regent's Canal runs through the north end of Camden Town and is a popular walk in summer.

Camdem Town tube station began life as part of the original route of the Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR) (now part of the Northern Line). As the line here branched into two routes, to Hampstead and to Highgate, the design of the station was rather unusual, shaped like a V. The line to Hampstead (now the Edgware Branch) is under Chalk Farm Road; the line to Highgate (now the High Barnet branch) is under Kentish Town Road. With the narrowness of the roads above, and the necessity to keep directly beneath them to avoid having to pay compensation to landowners during construction, on both lines the northbound platform is directly above the southbound one.

At the apex of the V is a junction allowing northbound trains to take either of the branches north, and likewise allow the trains south from the branches to join the single southbound track. This resulted in four connecting tunnels. When the CCE&HR and City & South London Railway lines were joined together after the City & South London Line became part of London Underground, a short extension from the Euston terminus of the City & South London was built to connect with each of the two northerly branches. This added another four tunnels to the junction, making it the most complex junction on the network.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Camden Town:   Camden Town tube station is a major junction on the Northern Line and one of the busiest stations on the London Underground network. It is particularly busy at weekends with tourists visiting Camden Market and Camden High Street.
London Greek Orthodox Cathedral - All Saints:   All Saints, Camden Town is a Greek Orthodox church known as the Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints.
Mornington Crescent:   Mornington Crescent is a London Underground station in Camden Town, named after the nearby street.
Mother Red Caps:   At the main junction of Camden Town is a long-established business, once known as Mother Red Caps or Mother Damnable's, more recently the World's End.
Royal College of Physicians:   The Royal College of Physicians is a British professional body dedicated to improving the practice of medicine, chiefly through the accreditation of physicians by examination.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Camden Town (1920):   Camden Town was named after Charles Pratt, the first Earl Camden, who started its development in 1791. It began life as little more than a handful of buildings beside a main road. Camden Town’s expansion as a major centre came with the opening of the Regent’s Canal to traffic in 1820


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agar Grove, NW1 · Agar Place, NW1 · Albany Street, NW1 · Albany Terrace, NW1 · Albert Street, NW1 · Arlington Road, NW1 · Augustus House, NW1 · Augustus Street, NW1 · Barker Drive, NW1 · Barnby Street, NW1 · Barnby Street, NW1W · Bayham Place, NW1 · Bayham Street, NW1 · Baynes Street, NW1 · Baynham Place, NW1 · Beatty Street, NW1 · Bergholt Mews, NW1 · Bonny Street, NW1 · Broadfield Lane, N1C · Broadfield Lane, NW1 · Bruges Place, NW1 · Buck Street, NW1 · Cambrdige Terrace, NW1 · Cambridge Gate Mews, NW1 · Cambridge Terrace Mews, NW1 · Cambridge Terrace, NW1 · Camden High Street, NW1 · Camden Mews, NW1 · Camden Park Road, NW1 · Camden Square, NW1 · Camden Street, NW1 · Camley Street, NW1 · Carol Street, NW1 · Chester Close North, NW1 · Chester Close South, NW1 · Chester Court, NW1 · Chester Gate, NW1 · Chester Terrace, NW1 · Clarence Gardens, NW1 · Clarkson Row, NW1 · Cliff Road Studios, NW1 · Cliff Road, NW1 · Cobham Mews, NW1 · College Grove, NW1 · College Place, NW1 · Court, NW1 · Crofters Way, NW1 · Crowndale Court, NW1 · Crowndale Road, NW1 · Cumberland Market, NW1 · Cumberland Terrace, NW1 · Delancey Passage, NW1 · Delancey Street, NW1 · Drummond Street, NW1 · Early Mews, NW1 · Elm Friars Walk, NW1 · Everton Buildings, NW1 · Foundry Mews, NW1 · George Mews, NW1 · Georgiana Street, NW1 · Gloucester Crescent, NW1 · Gloucester Cresent, NW1 · Gloucester Gate Mews, NW1 · Godwin Court, NW1 · Granary Street, NW1 · Granby Terrace, NW1 · Greenland Place, NW1 · Greenland Road, NW1 · Greenland Street, NW1 · Hampstead Road, NW1 · Harrington Square, NW1 · Harrington Street, NW1 · Inverness Street, NW1 · Ivor Street, NW1 · Jamestown Road, NW1 · Jeffreys Place, NW1 · King’s Terrace, NW1 · Kings Terrace, NW1 · Lawfords Wharf, NW1 · Laxton Place, NW1 · Lidlington Place, NW1 · Lyme Street, NW1 · Lyme Terrace, NW1 · Mandela Street, NW1 · Mary Terrace, NW1 · Miller Street, NW1 · Mornington Crescent, NW1 · Mornington Cresent, NW1 · Mornington Street, NW1 · Mornington Terrace, NW1 · Munster Square, NW1 · Murray Mews, NW1 · Murray Street, NW1 · Nash Street, NW1 · Netley Street, NW1 · North Gower Street, NW1 · North Villas, NW1 · Osnaburgh Street, NW1 · Oval Road, NW1 · Park Village East, NW1 · Park Village Mews, NW1 · Park Village West, NW1 · Parkway, NW1 · Plender Street, NW1 · Ploughmans Close, NW1 · Pratt Mews, NW1 · Pratt Street, NW1 · Prince Of Wales Passage, NW1 · Prince Regent Mews, NW1 · Prowse Place, NW1 · Randolph Street, NW1 · Reachview Close, NW1 · Reapers Close, NW1 · Redhill Street, NW1 · Regal Lane, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, E2 · Regent’s Canal towpath, E8 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW1 · Regent’s Park Terrace, NW1 · Regent’s Place Plaza, NW1 · Regents Canal towpath, NW1 · Regents Park, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, NW1 · Robert Street, NW1 · Rochester Place, NW1 · Rochester Road, NW1 · Rochester Square, NW1 · Rochester Terrace, NW1 · Rossendale Way, NW1 · Rousden Street, NW1 · Royal College Street, NW1 · Saint Pancras Way, NW1 · Signmakers Yard, NW1 · St Annes, NW1 · St Katharines Precinct, NW1 · St Martins Almshouses, NW1 · St Martins Close, NW1 · St Mary Magdalene Church, NW1 · St Pancras Way, NW1 · St Pauls Mews, NW1 · St. Augustine’s Road, NW1 · St. Pancras Way, NW1 · Stanhope Parade, NW1 · Stanhope Street, NW1 · Starcross Street, NW1 · Stratford Villas, NW1 · The Marr, NW1 · Tolmers Square, NW1 · Underhill Street, NW1 · Varndell Street, NW1 · Water Lane, NW1 · Weavers Way, NW1 · William Road, NW1 · Wilmot Place, NW1 · Wrotham Road, NW1 ·


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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
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Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
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London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
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