What have I missed since March 30th?

The Evening Standard ran a lengthy propery-related feature on West Hampstead that focused heavily on the neighbourhood’s strong community spirit.

The restaurant replacing Mamacita is “Cedar“, a Lebanese place that has an award-winning outlet in W9.

Tom got his Easter eggs from El Rocio.

Just spotted the smartest dressed cat in West Hampstead via Lorna Russell

Just spotted the smartest dressed cat in West Hampstead via Lorna Russell

There’s a new bench in Hampstead cemetery in memory of Dr Nazim Mahmood who died last year. More importantly, you can support his partner Matt by coming to the cemetery on April 18th where a walk against religious intolerance of homosexuality kicks off.

Election news

  • There was a huge turnout for our hustings at The Sherriff Centre. All five candidates fielded a wide range of questions.
  • Two photographers launched a project to capture two Hampstead & Kilburn voters and their intentions every day of the campaign.
  • On April Fool’s Day, I announced my candidacy for Hampstead & Kilburn. At least a couple of people fell for it.
  • WHAT and the Friends of West Hampstead Library have a hustings on April 15th.

Is Greggs moving to West Hampstead? The baker says no.

What did we make of the Tricycle’s Takeover play, “The Dissidents”?

A man was arrested after a Gondar Gardens woman found him in her kitchen rifling through her handbag.

One NW6 restaurant might be best avoided for a while.

A former La Brocca employee made the FT this week…. for her musical ability.

Cult classic Blade Runner: The Final Cut is our Culture Hub pick of the week, but if replicants aren’t your thing, there’s plenty of other highlights.

Someone else tries to answer that perennial question: Where IS Kilburn?

Paddy Power is applying for change of use to turn the retail unit next to Boots on Kilburn High Road (formerly a Barratt’s shoe shop) into a bookmakers.

The Groom Room in Fortune Green is up for sale.

Can anyone beat Alex’s 5,530 score playing Google Maps pacman in West Hampstead?

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