What have I missed since February 13th?

While you were all receiving a dozen red roses and gambolling in the still public forests, what did West Hampstead have to say for itself?

Local actress Jessica Hynes joined the campaign to save Charteris Sports Centre.

There’s a Kilburn Book Club launching: first meeting is March 3rd at the Black Lion.

Initial reports of a body found by the Brondesbury Medical Centre on the Kilburn High Road turned out to be a serious assault.

The north-west London graffiti fox story makes the Ham & High.

Admin and gas installation problems will delay the opening of Ladudu, the new Vietnamese restaurant on West End Lane.Now looking at April or May. Sainsbury’s Local meanwhile looks like it’s less than a week away from opening. The sign is very bright.

West Hampstead gets one of its fire engines back.

Camden published its budget and council tax report. [pdf]

Cllr Mike Katz argues that Camden is wrong to propose closure of Acol’s children’s centre

In Sport, Hampstead Cricket Club’s indoor team have made the South East England Regional final, beating Merrow from Surrey by 93 runs.

West Hampstead Wanderers lost to the impressive Kilburn Wizards.

Coming up this week:
Friends of West Hampstead Library has been reinvigorated in light of the threat to local libraries. There’s a meeting for restarting FOWHL on February 22nd at 7.30 at the library of course.
Swiss Cottage Safer Neighbourhoods public meeting on February 22nd 7-8.30pm at Crossfield Centre, Fairhazel Gardens.
Swiss Cottage Safer Neighbourhoods drop-in surgery on February 23rd 11am-1pm at the Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre.
West Hampstead Safer Neighbourhoods street briefing on February 27th 2-4pm outside O2 Sainsburys.

Tweet of the Week
Tough choice this week, we had some classics, but the winner is this public service announcement from Moya