What have I missed since April 30th?

Boris and François won, Nick and Brian lost, Ken retired (yeah, right) and it still continued to rain. But what else did the first week of May have to say for itself in West Hampstead?

The Mayor and London Assembly elections were big news on Thursday and Friday. By now we all know the overall results, but how did we vote locally, and how did that compare to 2008?

Police, family and friends are still looking for missing actor Richard Gent. Meanwhile, a 14-year-old missing from her West Hampstead home for two months has been found “safe and well” in Kings Cross station.

There was a car accident on West End Lane on Tuesday.

Camden Police want to speak to 26 year-old Dean Hughes following random knife attacks in Kilburn.

GARA (Gondar Area Residents Association) has issued a call for financial support so it can contest the developer’s latest plans for Gondar Gardens, which will go before Camden on Thursday.

Fordwych Residents Association will hold a social event on June 2nd to coincide with the Diamond Jubilee.

WHAT published a summary of its April meeting.

West Hampstead featured in The Times’ Bricks & Mortar property section. The article is behind the paywall, but i’ve reprinted a few extracts.

Keith Chegwin was spotted with a camera crew roaming the streets around Fordwych Road on Friday. A glance at his Twitter feed suggests it was for PR company Hill + Knowlton.

The proposed Camden eruv, which includes West Hampstead, could slot into a set of eruvs across north-west London.

Coming up
Comedy for recent parents and expectant mothers with Lucy Porter at The Good Ship Sunday 13th May at 1.30pm

Tweet of the week
Haven’t done an “ooh, look at Kilburn” TOTW for a while, but this one made me laugh