Month: November 2015

Keeping Track: Primrose Hill and the railway

Primrose Hill is intimately associated with the mainline railway which defines its northern and eastern borders. The first intercity railway of any length, the London and Birmingham (L&BR), skirted the northern flank of Primrose Hill, obliged by the landowner, Eton […]


Jonathan Gale let me in through the street door in Fitzroy Road into his family’s beautiful new home in what was Butcher’s Yard Plasterworks. Set round a courtyard with a Buddha statue, it feels remarkably quiet and private. We sat […]

Hello: MP Keir Starmer

At eight o’clock on a Monday morning you may find our new Member of Parliament helping to run a football game at the local school in Kentish Town where his seven-year-old son is a pupil. “My job is keeping the […]

Well-being: Garry Trainer Clinic

Back to the Future – Ten Years in Primrose Hill… Primrose Hill is lucky to have one of the world’s top osteopathy, acupuncture and massage specialists right on its doorstep; and this year Garry Trainer marks a decade of helping back […]

Anna's Lightbulb Moment

Anna Paolozzi’s profession is teaching women of 40 and over how to age beautifully with make-up. She is also passionate about teaching people with serious illnesses how to look well.

About Face: Putting A Stamp On It

On 3 November philatelists and collectors across the globe will be waiting to see the Royal Mail’s 2015 Christmas stamp selection. This year they have been created by local artist, David Holmes. Sarah Smith went along to discover more about […]

The Ship of Endurance

Alan Brownjohn read this poem at the poetry reading event to raise funds for the Marie Curie Hospice in Hampstead in October at the PHCC. This comes from his book A Bottle & Other Poems published by Enitharmon Press, 2015.