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The Coronet has had a stay of execution

Stay of execution for the Coronet at the Elephant and Castle

The Coronet Cinema at the Elephant and Castle – where a young Charlie Chaplin once performed – has had a stay of execution as...

What could be tougher than cycling 6,000 miles along the Silk Road?

Charles Stevens faced mines, deserts, freezing temperatures, exposure, dehydration – and was nearly killed – as he cycled 6,000 miles across Asia for charity. But...
Ellie Adams, Blogger

One Elle of an online entrepreneur

Ellie Adams is living the dream – but not in Hollywood or on the catwalks of Milan. The 23-year-old from Rotherhithe is earning her living...

Mothers unite to stop the killings

Bereaved mothers are uniting to try to stop their young sons becoming the next murder statistic. There have been 13 murders in the past 12...

Why structure of the inquiry into child sex abuse need to be changed –...

The nationwide inquiry into child sex abuse will only change social care for the better if it commands the trust of victims, says MP...

Samuel is our Apprentice star

Look out for South London-born businessman Samuel Boateng who has been announced as one of the candidates for BBC One’s The Apprentice 2016. The show...

Our fears for the future over child abuse in Lambeth

Former Lambeth staff fear privatisation of social services could expose children in care to even more risks, as abuse on "an unimaginable scale" is...

When a mayor goes up, she must come down , for charity

The Mayor of Southwark, Kath Whittam has successfully abseiled down 26 stories of Maydew House in Southwark to raise money for her chosen charities...

Survivors’ threat to withdraw from child sex abuse inquiry

The Shirley Oaks Survivors Association (SOSA) could withdraw from the Jay Inquiry into historic child sex abuse. The public investigation into Lambeth is one of...

Victims were dismissed as ‘liars’ and ‘fabricators’

Every week up to 10 people reveal for the first time their ordeal at the hands of Lambeth social services staff. More than 600 survivors...