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Find out about Air Quality in Belsize

What has lockdown meant for air pollution in London, and how does air quality in NW3 compare to other areas?

In this interactive virtual Q&A session, Camden’s air quality officer Tom Parkes will present the results of last year’s volunteer-led air quality monitoring project in Belsize Park and will describe the current situation for air pollution in Camden amidst the second national lockdown, as well as updating on the Council’s ambitions for achieving the World Health Organization air quality standards.

The event will be online 6pm, Wednesday 25 November, by Zoom. Contact for meeting details.

Tradesmen You Can Trust

A New Decade and nearly time for a new TYCT

So please get busy with email or pen and form, to send us your new tradesmen ‘finds’, plus re-recommendations for existing entries. All this input is for members, by fellow members  – so mutually beneficial!

Our thanks to all who have already contributed. As a reminder to those who intend to do so, please use the form enclosed with this newsletter, or download the same form from, or just email full details, including your own, to by 3rd April 2020.

Belsize Carols

The cold weather was no bar to a well-attended and sonorous session of carols in Belsize Village on 23 December. Special thanks to leader, Choir Master Matthew Watts.  Thanks to all who made or brought mince pies.  Well done to all who contributed to Marie Curie Hospice: we raised £309 in 45 minutes, which is not bad going.

Hampstead Theatre at Sixty

This is a milestone year for Hampstead Theatre, which celebrated its 60th Birthday in September. As many readers will know, the theatre has recently welcomed a new Artistic Director, replacing Edward Hall who was at the helm from 2010. Roxana Silbert has joined from the Birmingham Rep and continues the theatre’s tradition of staging significant new plays and new writers.

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