Singers support X Factor winner

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk Four singers from South-east London have been chosen to perform as support acts for 2015 X Factor winner Louisa Johnson at Charlton Athletic Community Trust’s (CACT) 25th anniversary concert in May….

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Anger over living conditions at block

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk Distressed residents handed in a letter to town hall chiefs saying they felt conditions in their housing block were “depressing and anxiety-inducing.” Members of the London Renters’ Union (LRU) living in…


Brooks: I’ll meet Stephen’s parents

BY EUAN O’BYRNE MULLIGAN calum@slpmedia.co.uk The friend who witnessed Stephen Lawrence’s dying moments says he is finally ready to confront his emotions and speak to Stephen’s parents about the incident. In the 25 years since…


Heroes pound the streets for charity

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk A record-breaking Virgin Money London Marathon had a royal start when the Queen hit the starter button from Windsor Castle that saw more than 40,000 runners surge over the start line…








Musical youths perform at the Palace

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A musical performance by schoolchildren welcomed world leaders to Buckingham Palace last week for the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Youngsters from Southbank centre-based Kinetika Bloco…




Windrush immigrant, 83, denied entry to UK

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk The daughter of a Windrush immigrant denied entry back into the UK said she fears her mum will die alone in Jamaica because she cannot afford medication. Gretal Gocan was denied entry…










Chelsea’s Kirby is top female player of the year

Chelsea super striker Fran Kirby was named as the best female footballer in the country  tonight at a glittering Professional Footballers Association (PFA) ceremony at the Grovesnor  Hotel. The Women’s Players’ Player of the Year…















Staging loneliness in South East London

Next month two very different shows about the effects of loneliness on boys and young men are coming to South East London, but whilst they are set in different countries fifty years apart, together they…