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Charlie Edwards retains WBC world flyweight title

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Charlie Edwards retained his WBC world flyweight title - not losing a round on any of the three judges' scorecards as he won emphatically on points against

Croydon’s Joshua Buatsi is the new British light-heavyweight champion

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Joshua Buatsi is the new British light-heavyweight champion - the Croydon fighter claiming the famous belt with a third-round stoppage of the outgunned Liam Conroy. The South

AFC Wimbledon boss Wally Downes gives his verdict on 4-2 loss to Gillingham

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Wally Downes felt his AFC Wimbledon side had the chance to put themselves in a commanding lead - before defensive shortcomings saw them slip to a 4-2

Cray Valley PM reach FA Vase final at Wembley after two-legged win over Canterbury City

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Cray Valley PM have reached the FA Vase final at Wembley - with former Dulwich Hamlet striker Gavin Tomlin netting a vital goal in today's 1-1 draw

AFC Wimbledon 2 Gillingham 4 – Recent defensive resilience not on show as Dons suffer a setback

BY RICHARD CAWLEY AFC Wimbledon’s survival hopes were dealt a blow as they showed no signs of their recent defensive resilience - suffering a 4-1 defeat to Gillingham at the

AFC Wimbledon v Gillingham team line-ups: McDonald starts as Nightingale ruled out

BY RICHARD CAWLEY AFC Wimbledon manager Wally Downes makes just one change for today's home game against Gillingham - and it is forced upon him. Dons centre-back Will Nightingale has

Top British female skateboarder helps launch return of prestigious competition in London in May

A leading British female skater from Greenwich has welcomed the return of the world’s most prestigious skateboarding competition to London in May as the countdown to the sports’ historic debut

Eastbourne Borough claim Ransom demands are met – and that Millwall have landed defender

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Eastbourne Borough say that a deal has been agreed for Harry Ransom to join Millwall - but the young defender will stay with the National League South

Joshua Buatsi: I’ll end Liam Conroy’s British title dream

Croydon light-heavyweight star Joshua Buatsi has vowed to ruin Liam Conroy's dream of becoming the first man from Barrow-in-Furness to win the British title at London's Copper Box Arena tonight.

Charlton Athletic assistant boss Johnnie Jackson: We want home advantage if it is play-offs for us

BY RICHARD CAWLEY richard@slpmedia.co.uk Charlton Athletic will make finishing in the top four a priority if their hopes of an automatic spot in League One are ended. That’s the verdict

Theatre: Operation Black Antler, Southbank Theatre

A politically charged immersive theatre piece which invites audiences to act as undercover cops is coming to the stage. Operation Black Antler is a co-created production by interactive art company

Author debuts documentary ‘Untold Story’ tackling sex abuse taboo in the black community

A young author is to unveil a film which he shot all over the world talking to victims about the taboo surrounding sex abuse in the black community. Director Kevin

Education: Climate Change Protest

BY IZZY WIGHTMAN Schoolchildren and their parents took to the streets last Friday to make a stand against climate change, calling on the council to take more action to protect

Rebecca Herbert: Getting around South London as a wheelchair user

Disabled workers have been forced to stop working due to a disability or health condition. Research from disability charity, Leonard Cheshire, found employers were less likely to employ someone because

Housing campaigners to answer questions and draw up strategy

Housing campaigners will hold a public meeting to push back against estate redevelopment schemes which they claim are ignoring residents' concerns. Activists from Stand Up To Lambeth Council and representatives

The Wimbledon Foundation celebrates the work of local charities

The Wimbledon Foundation, the charity of The All England Lawn Tennis Club and The Championships, hosted its annual reception last week celebrating the work of local charities supported by the

Specsavers smashes £1 million fundraising mark for Comic Relief

Specsavers once again supported Comic Relief this year, with Specsavers stores in South London selling funny frames in-store, which definitely brought a smile to customers’ faces. It is the third

Stabbed and mugged – Battersea restaurant owner appeals for witnesses

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A West Indian takeaway owner and pensioner has lambasted police for not doing enough to find the man who stabbed him in the arm and stole

Skiers from West Norwood take on the Arctic Circle Race to raise £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK charity

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A couple will face temperatures as low as -30C in a three-day skiing race almost 100 miles across Greenland to raise cash for Alzheimer’s Research. Leanne

Lee Bowyer makes big claim about Charlton Athletic – and it relates to Huddersfield Town hotshot

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Lee Bowyer reckons that Charlton Athletic would be in one of the automatic promotion spots in League One if they had been able to hold on to

Wally Downes on a huge factor in AFC Wimbledon’s hot streak

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Wally Downes reckons one of the biggest factors in AFC Wimbledon’s perfect recent form is getting the fans back onside. The Dons are off the bottom of

Crystal Palace comment by Adam Sells: Hearts must not rule heads in moments of disappointment

BY ADAM SELLS It has been a disappointing couple of weeks since my last column with Crystal Palace suffering back-to-back defeats in league and cup to Brighton and Watford by

Abstract expressionism returns in an exhibition by London artist Neil Weerdmeester this spring

Neil Weerdmeester, a member of The London Group, presents a new series of more than 20 paintings that extends the legacy of abstraction, confronting the viewer with the physicality of

Julian’s gruelling 156-mile ultra-marathon challenge

BY NIGEL GORDON toby@slpmedia.co.uk A former publican left destitute, along with his family, when he was ousted from his business, is gearing up to compete in a gruelling 156-mile ultra-marathon

Former homeless man awarded MBE for his work with Brixton homeless charity

BY JAMES TWOMEY james@slpmedia.co.uk A former homeless man who was once stabbed and lived on the streets for 10 years has been made an MBE for his work helping homeless

Anthony Wordsworth: Defensive switch has been key to Dons’ revival

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Anthony Wordsworth reckons AFC Wimbledon’s switch to a three-man central defence has been key to their revival. The Dons are aiming for a fourth straight League One

Raise a glass to Three Cheers – new landlords on the block

Three Cheers pubs are the new kids on the block but they are already players in the South London pub market. A £3million refit of legendary comedy and music venue

55 Siamese cats rescued from home in Croydon

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Strange as it may seem, it sounds like some fleas have died and gone to heaven – in Croydon. That can be the only conclusion after

Only the best for Mother’s Day at Park’s Edge Bar & Kitchen, Herne Hill

Choosing a restaurant for Mother’s Day is among the most difficult tasks there is. The pressure is on to impress mum, to thank her for everything she does for the

75 job losses feared as West Norwood charity faces closure

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A 66-year-old charity which offers a lifeline to up to 400 people with learning disabilities could be weeks away from closing down. Lambeth & Southwark Mencap, based