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Faber & Faber Creative Spaces

As I am sure you already know, HV is an aesthete:  a bon vivant and charming meeter & greeter who like nothing more than a good old get-together - particularly up at the Town Hall lobbying councillors and Camden officers for change in meeting rooms and the council chamber.  However, there are times, dare I say it, when a more...
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Posted 10 Feb 2015

Virtual Ward Panel

The Met Police Holborn and Covent Garden Safer Neighbourhood Team offer free information on local crime issues and crime prevention tips by email. They now also offer local residents and businesses the chance to feed back local crime concerns through anonymous electronic surveys. Your valuable feedback lets the police team s...
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Posted 15 Sep 2014

Fulbrook's Arrest

Holborn Voice often likes a walk around our area.  We admire the architecture, the diversity of retail businesses many of whom remain independent (we still miss The Lamb Bookshop), and the amount of greenery. We glare at the underused P&D bays and sigh at oversubscribed CA-D. Despite that, we think how lovely it is to live or...
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Posted 6 Sep 2014

Moped Crimes

Police in Camden, Islington and Westminster will be teaming up for the launch of Operation Venice, a tri-borough crime prevention and detection tactic looking at moped crimes and theft of mopeds. Throughout the operation the three boroughs will be working with their partners tackling moped crime and reminding people that the...
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Posted 22 Aug 2014

Courier fraud Awareness

Courier fraud is a sophisticated fraud where scammers telephone the victim purporting to be someone from their bank, the police or other law enforcement agency. They then dupe the person into revealing their PIN and handing over their credit or debit card to a courier or taxi driver, who may not know they are being used as par...
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Posted 2 Jun 2014

Adam Donen appointed Bloomsbury Composer-in-Residence

Twenty-eight-year-old Adam Donen has been appointed Bloomsbury’s first Composer-in-Residence. Over the course of the next year, he will be composing Symphony to a Lost Generation, an 80-minute choral symphony inspired by the First World War and its continuing relevance to our presence. Its first performance will be by...
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Posted 1 Jun 2014

Election Results 2014

Congratulations to our H&CG elected wards councillors.  Holborn Voice looks forward to working together with you to make Camden an even better place. Photo: R. Latham HOLBORN and COVENT GARDEN 'ALLEN, Jeremy LIB DEM 222 'BARBER, Lewis CON 601 'BRAIN, Nikki GREEN 480 'CARLYLE, Robert IND 162' FROST, Alison CON...
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Posted 23 May 2014

Appeal by The Horse Hospital

UPDATE by The Horse Hospital We know many of you are very eager to start various fundraising campaigns but we have been advised to by our lawyers to wait till certain legal issues have been clarified and resolved. So we do not have a massive update as they have also advised us to not publicise the proceedings for now. We...
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Posted 16 May 2014

Blistered and Sunburnt

Cllr Julian Fulbrook is blistered, sunburnt, and has leg cramp!  A normal reaction to a full Council meeting you may think.  However, on this occasion, NO!   Juilan boldly took on the London Marathon this Sunday.  All 26 miles: each leap, each bound took him to 1 min and 23 seconds faster than his target with a time of 4 hou...
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Posted 14 Apr 2014

Outstanding!

Joining St Albans and St George the Martyr in our ward, St Joseph's  now boasts an OUTSTANDING OFSTED.  The first item in the inspectors’ summary of key findings states, “This outstanding school is characterised by pupils joyfully singing, ‘We are living, we are learning,’ during an act of worship. It is indicative of leader...
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Posted 28 Mar 2014