What have I missed since June 25th

We had a thumping win for Spain in the Euros, Self-styled “Kilburn kid” Bradley Wiggins got off to a good start in the Tour de France, and there was YET ANOTHER banking scandal. But what happened closer to home?

A farmers’ market now looks likely in West Hampstead.

Secret BBQ tickets went on sale for July 22nd – there are still some places left so do sign up!

I wrote a short story about the local power of Twitter.

Feng Sushi opened on Wednesday where Walnut used to be.

The Monsters of Art tattoo studio and sreet art gallery opened on Mill Lane.

The Ethiopian Millennium Café on Broadhurst Gardens appears to have closed.

The Jester Festival went with a swing – was interesting to see residents’ mixed views on different local developments at the Neighbourhood Development Forum stall.

The men who held up The Gallery in November 2011 were sent to prison.

The Kilburn campus of the College of NW London is up for sale.

Councillors are attempting to appeal to Tesco’s better nature in the long-running dispute about delivery vehicles on West End Lane.

The  West Hampstead mounted police got a mention in this BBC World Service film about Hampstead.

The men only yoga session went well, the first-time discount applies to anyone signing up for July 10th.

The weekly film listings include info for the Kilburn Film Festival, which is taking place at the moment.

Pop Up Screens announced a program for Kilburn Grange park in early September.

Which buildings do you think are of special significance locally?

Camden withdrew plans to develop the Broadfield open space.

This was my favourite of this week’s always excellent “Then & Now” photos.

Neighbouring blog the Kentish Towner published an interesting take on South Hampstead.

You can win a book about the history of the Olympics in Britain (and I’m not talking the 1908 or 1948 Games). There’s also a talk this Wednesday by the authors in West End Lane Books, which is free but please reserve a place.

Coming up
Monday: WHAT public meeting on Camden recyling changes in Emmanuel Church starting 7.30pm
Thursday: Come and support me and my North London team at the Museum of London/Londonist Londoner Challenge.
Sunday: It’s the Kilburn Festival (with events starting on Thursday).

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