December Edition

You can read the latest edition of the whole magazine online here… The magazine is delivered to households and businesses in Primrose Hill and nearby area plus available from pubs, cafes, resteraunts in the area. The magazine is produced by local volunteers and funded by the Primrose Hill Community Association and supported by advertisers. Info on how to advertise in the magazine here. Continue reading December Edition

The Paddington 2: A glimpse into a secret world

Children from Haverstock school met crew of set of the film Paddington 2. Tall security marshals guarded a secret entrance to the Paddington 2 film location. Our identities checked, confidentiality agreements signed, a wave of intimidation hit us when we were ushered into Paddington’s world. Strange black balloons, as big as beach balls, floated eerily amongst the mist – it turned out they helped reflect the … Continue reading The Paddington 2: A glimpse into a secret world

Listening Out – Mental Health in the Spotlight

Mental health is in the spotlight at St Mary’s, Primrose Hill. Reverend Marjorie Brown and Tim Miller, the previous assistant curate, devised the Mental Health Listening Project after a previous intern identified mental health as a concern. The aims of the project are to cultivate awareness of mental health; broaden understanding of what mental health is; offer care for the well-being of the congregation; support … Continue reading Listening Out – Mental Health in the Spotlight

Phone Thefts in Primrose Hill

There is currently an epidemic of phone thefts in our area, and London in general. Please be on your guard, especially against moped riders who will mount the kerb to snatch your phone. Advice to thwart the thieves: Try not to use your phone when walking through the streets. Thieves on stolen mopeds and cycles are expert at spotting expensive phones and often work in … Continue reading Phone Thefts in Primrose Hill

Transition Tipple at St Mary’s Brewery

Look out for a new ‘green beer’ made with locally grown fresh hops. These hops were grown by members of Transition groups all over Camden, harvested on Sunday 10 September and brought to St Mary’s for the brewery to produce a green hopped IPA. Green hopped beers originated in Kent, where the tradition of hop-picking goes back hundreds of years. These particular beers are a … Continue reading Transition Tipple at St Mary’s Brewery

Helping Hands – Chalk Farm Foodbank

Earlier this summer, a private charity screening was arranged of Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake, in order to increase awareness of the Chalk Farm Foodbank. The film highlights the human trials and difficulties in gaining support from the state in modern-day Britain and the real stark issue of food poverty. Daniel Blake (played by Dave Johns) is a 59-year-old widowed carpenter who must rely … Continue reading Helping Hands – Chalk Farm Foodbank

A Bold and Dangerous Family

This month, local author Caroline Moorehead OBE, FRSL will see published the third of the books she planned as a ‘trilogy on resistance to dictatorship’ in Second World War Europe. The first book was A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France, published in 2011; the second was Village of Secrets: Defying the Nazis in Vichy France, published … Continue reading A Bold and Dangerous Family

What do you think about the On The Hill magazine?

On The Hill magazine was launched in 2014 by the Primrose Hill Community Association to serve the needs of the local community, bring them news and stories from their neighbourhood. Run by local volunteers the monthly magazine is posted to homes in Primrose Hill and given away at local shops, resteraunts, cafes and bars. The magazine is provided for free, supported by advertising from local … Continue reading What do you think about the On The Hill magazine?

Primrose Hill Community Library Update

After the unexpected floor renovation at the Primrose Hill Community Library, we are pleased to report that things are better than ever! We currently have 2,900+ members between the ages of 0 to 100, with an average growth rate of over 40 new members per month. Many of these are locals, but people from surrounding areas and even a frequent visitor from Australia are filling … Continue reading Primrose Hill Community Library Update