Swans & cygnets at Hampstead Heath (Courtesy of Louisa Green)
Over the last few months the
Camden New Journal has run a series of articles covering a budding relationship between a widowed swan and a new mate.
They are happy to report that the pair have produced a brood of nine cygnets.
See the story in the
Camden New Journal by clicking on the link below:
During the coronavirus pandemic, funding has been made available to house rough sleepers in hotels, under the “Everyone In” scheme. 160 rough sleepers are currently being housed by Camden Council in temporary accommodation.
Despite rumours that the Westminster Government are not going to continue the scheme once the current funding runs out, the Council have confirmed that funding will continue for at least the next three months.
A recent article in the
Camden New Journal states that there have, sadly, been coronavirus-related deaths in 10 of the 11 care homes in Camden.
Exact numbers are not known at the moment, for a number of reasons, including lack of testing, and transferral of patients between care homes and hospitals.
Our thoughts continue to be with all the families affected.
HS2 has been given formal government approval to move to detailed design and construction. The work so far has been preliminary and enabling work. Click on the image below for more information.
16 April 2020 HS2 Update
A recent tweet from the Leader of Camden Council:
The flyer below has been produced in Somers Town to outline some of the charity responses to COVID-19.
I’m sure there are similar responses from other neighbourhoods in Camden. Otherwise, look to the Council’s website:
Image from Camden New Journal: Swans at Hampstead Heath
First date turns into something more for Heath swans
A message from Camden Council:
Emergency Food Packages – provision available for those in crisis
In recognition of the increased risk of food poverty in Camden due to Covid-19, we are partnering with Age UK to deliver emergency food packages to those that are:
Housebound and Can’t get food and Are in food crisis (loosely defined as 2 days or less of food and without perishables)
For clarity: although we are partnering with Age UK, this offer is not restricted to those over 55. It is for anyone that is housebound, can’t get food and is in food crisis.
Tuesday 24th March Camden residents experiencing the challenges listed above will be able to get one of these emergency food packages through: Continue reading “Emergency food packages”
We know many of you have extremely vulnerable people in your communities. If you yourself or a neighbour might be in this category, you can register for help (such as help getting food) on the link below. You can register for yourself or on behalf of someone else.