‘We’ll do our bit locally – we need world leaders to act at COP26’

This article is being republished from Ham and High. The original version can be found here: https://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/cllr-adam-harrison-cop26-8439418 Sunday 31st October marks the start of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) – perhaps the most important climate crisis meeting yet. Some may regard the summit as somehow remote – the preserve of politicians, punctuated by the […]

Share experiences on the Camden Climate Change Alliance website

THIS week, at Labour Party conference in Brighton, shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves gave an inspiring speech pledging £28billion a year until the end of the decade to make Britain’s net-zero transition a reality. This investment will range from new battery factories to wind turbines and from new cycle paths to more trees and stronger flood defences. […]

In solidarity

Camden is home to residents from many different backgrounds. We celebrate our richly diverse communities and the vital contributions they have made to all aspects of our society.  We are proud of our long history of helping refugees and welcoming them to our borough.  When the Syrian civil war led to a refugee crisis in […]

New ways to help rough sleepers in Camden

Sadly, Camden has unique levels of rough sleeping and street activity – this is due to our central location, with three mainline stations in the borough. The scourge of illegal drugs on our streets also remains, which can draw vulnerable rough sleepers into harmful scenarios and disrupt our communities. Up to 800 rough sleepers arriving […]

Anne Clarke’s letter for the CNJ: Learning from a crisis

    London’s Covid-19 recovery will only succeed if it’s an environmentally sustainable one. The Covid-19 crisis has taught us many lessons, but one that sticks out for me is the increased importance in preventing and preparing for possible future crises. While people now appreciate and understand more than ever the vast impact major crisis […]

Andrew Dismore’s letter in the CNJ: I am stepping down as AM

 I THOUGHT you would like to know that after representing Camden as Labour London Assembly member for nine years (and a total of 39 years in elective office) the time has come for me to retire from front-line politics, so I am standing down at the May elections. Even so, I am writing to explain […]

Camden’s NHS is not for sale

    At Camden’s Full Council on 19 April, Swiss Cottage Labour councillor Nayra Bello O’Shanahan asked Cllr Pat Callaghan – cabinet member for a healthy and caring Camden – about the recent takeover by US company Centene of four GP practices in Camden. “For the current Conservative government, our health is just another commodity. […]

Anne Clarke’s letter for the CNJ: It’s vital we re-elect Sadiq Khan

ON Tuesday I had the pleasure of visiting the Fairfield Playcentre in Camden Town, who do fantastic and vital work with children and young people. I was there with Sadiq Khan as part of his manifesto launch, a manifesto that puts the environment, and tackling pollution and climate change at its heart. I first got involved […]

Georgia Gould, Leader of Camden Council on women’s safety in Camden

Picture: PA/Lauren Hurley – Credit: PA/Lauren Hurley Last Tuesday (16 March) Camden Council lit its offices orange – in remembrance, love and solidarity with Sarah Everard and all women who have lost their lives to gender-based violence in the last year. Orange is the colour of the United Nations campaign on ending violence against women and the […]