Cycling, 1,500 miles with best in-tent-ions

A 79-year-old man has pedalled across 1,500 miles of desert to raise money for leprosy sufferers. Retired biomedical scientist and seasoned traveller Mike Patmore, 79, was hit by disaster at the end of the first…


Seven levels of artistic talent

BY TOBY PORTER  toby@slpmedia.co.uk The revamp of a multi-storey car park will be completed on December 8 when it will open as a hub for creative entrepreneurs. Peckham Levels will open its doors with a specially…



Blood is cultural not just a life-giving fluid

Give 100 per cent in everything, they say. That’s fine as long as it’s not blood. Some people, though, have happily donated an armful of their precious life-giving liquid to help others – only to…


Picturing a pavilion of delights for kids

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A primary school is to get a pavilion that was once in grounds of the Dulwich Picture gallery. The Dulwich Pavilion will be installed in the playground giving the kids a…



‘After the dark comes the light’

Cancer survivor Lorraine is now an avid fundraiser to fight the disease A woman, who heard the news that so many dread, that they have breast cancer is today working hard to raise public awareness…


Teachers join to tackle obesity

As national obesity levels in the UK rise, primary school teachers are today coming together in South London to tackle unhealthy eating. More than 70 primary school teachers from across the UK will attend the…


Campaigners plan rally for Tube station

BY LILY HESS shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Residents and traders are holding a rally next month to urge Transport for London (TfL) to build a new Tube station. Campaigners want a new Bakerloo Line stop built at Bricklayers…