What have I missed since May 15th?

Things happened this week, but I can’t tell you what they were or to whom they happened. I can tell you that the consequence is that everyone’s very bored about footballers’ affairs. No superinjunctions preventing full disclosure of this week’s West Hampstead news though.

Another weekend of Jubilee closures caught a few people out, although it was announced a couple of weeks ago. This press release from London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon has links to lots more background information.

There was a large-scale police drugs raid in South Kilburn on Wednesday morning.

Former Hampstead & Kilburn candidate Tamsin Omond admitted to criminal damage of HM Treasury during the protests back in March.

A new Cricklewood medical centre won’t take Fortune Green residents on its books, but will accept walk-ins.

There’s a community meeting at lunchtime on May 24th regarding the re-invoked dispersal zone.

The large-scale National Grid works on Finchley Road will kick off very soon

We went to the new Burrito joint on the Kilburn High Road last Monday. Fast food it wasn’t.

Locals can get a 50% discount off their first order at Red Apple.

West Hampstead was in the media this week: it featured on a BBC London news item about property prices, The Winch’s recent trip to Harlem was also featured on BBC London, and even the FT mentioned the area in a piece on listed buildings.

Coming up
Whampstyle is on Thursday – it’s sold out, but look out for the report next weekend.

Secret BBQ sign-ups have been brisk, but still plenty of places left. You do need to put your name down for this though.

West End Lane books is hosting an Oliver Harris event on Thursday.

On June 11th, Queen’s Park book festival promises a great line up, including local twitterati Robert Webb, Edwyn Collins, Anthony McGowan and Hugh Pym.

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