Camden


Camden: Inquest hears that homeless man’s facial injuries were ‘consistent with rodent activity’

 Dmitrijs Makejevs was just 23 years old when he was found dead in a disused car wash in Hampstead Road on March 31 this year with “trauma to the face ” that appeared to be from rats after he died. Police discovered his body semi-clothed, wrapped in a mattress and surrounded by drugs paraphernalia after another […]

#NoMoreDeathsOnOurStreets: Body of elderly man found in Camden Town side street

The body of an elderly man believed to have been homeless was discovered this morning (Thursday) in a side street close to Camden Town underground. The scene in Camden Town this morning   Police officers sealed off the stretch of Greenland Road between Camden High Street and Bayham Street at 10am this morning after reports […]

Camden Garden Centre: Squatters evicted from derelict London nursery after three years

About 30 people have been left homeless from a squat that had transformed a derelict plant nursery in the heart of London into an off-grid, sustainable living hub.   Bailiffs turned up at Rochester Square Gardens in Camden, north London, at about 6am on Monday and started moving people and their possessions out into the street, residents […]

PLEASE WATCH: The ‘Artist Taxi Driver’ meets ‘Streets Kitchen’ #SolidarityNotCharity

 We were joined on another amazing evening on one of our many Streets Kitchens across the UK in Camden & Kings Cross by Mark McGowan AKA Artist Taxi Driver.. The videos speak for themselves of our work and what we all can do assist those in need wherever they may be. Please get in contact […]

Enda, an ‘absolute diamond’ who lived and died on the streets of Camden

THE sight of Enda sitting on the steps of the World’s End pub had become familiar to some in Camden Town. Within the past year, this middle-aged man – known to his friends as “Irish” – had joined an increasing number of people living on the streets of the borough, with nowhere to call home. […]

Homeless families ‘forced out’ of Camden by welfare reforms: ‘It’s social cleansing of the poor’

A Ham&High investigation has found almost 40 homeless families are being forced out of Camden as a scheme to support them is “unaffordable” in the wake of welfare reforms. Homeless charity Shelter says the shocking trend is echoed across the capital.   Families are being evicted from Green Yard, in King’s Cross, as Camden Council has called […]