Thursday, July 27, 2017

Happy 50th birthday to St Christopher’s Sydenham the first modern hospice

  A hospice's 50th birthday was celebrated on Monday with a party that brought together its staff, supporters and volunteers. St Christopher's Hospice marked five decades...

Thanks to Woolwich hospital for saving tot who nearly died in...

  A mum and her toddler daughter who nearly died choking on a mango went back to say thanks to hospital staff for their life...

Two jailed in Vespa robbery and stabbing incident involving moped riders

  Two moped riding robbers have been jailed for their role in the theft of a Vespa in which the owner was stabbed. John Tusting, 32...

Greenwich launches domestic abuse Is This Love campaign

  The question 'Is this love?' is posed in a high profile thought-provoking domestic abuse campaign A campaign to promote healthy relationships and the resources available...
Marvyn

Man who beat his girlfriend’s five-year-old son to death is jailed...

A man who beat his girlfriend's five-year-old son to death simply because he lost one of his trainers has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Marvyn...

Crack down by police and council to clean up Plumstead High...

  A day of action by council and police officers to clean up a high street included 54 business inspections and on the spot fines. The...

Strike at academy for children with disabilities over claims of miserly...

  Teachers and support staff at a school for children with disabilities took strike action over “miserly” sick pay arrangements introduced when it became an...

Petitions launched to save Eltham police station and base in response to Sadiq Khan’s...

  Petitions have been launched in a bid to save a police station and a neighbourhood base in response to Sadiq Khan's proposals to reduce...

Police appeal after 78-year-old woman punched in the face by shopper

  A man who punched a 78 year-old woman in the face in an incident in a shop is being sought by police. Greenwich police have...
Marvyn

Boy was killed in an ‘uncontrollable rage of temper’ after he lost one of...

A man who beat his girlfriend's five-year-old son in a rage of temper after the little boy lost one of his trainers has been...
James Haddrell

Chances to see Edinburgh Festival shows in Greenwich

Weekly column by James Haddrell the artistic and executive director of Greenwich Theatre I have often written in this column about the importance of the...

Two moped riders sought by police investigating the murder of Danny Pearce in Greenwich

Images of two moped riders have been released by police investigating the murder of Danny Pearce in Greenwich Detectives have released pictures of two men...

MP demands rail disruption solutions

An MP is calling for train companies and London transport bosses to do more to help commuters cope with potential chaos from a week...

UPDATED Volunteers needed on Sunday for vital emergency evacuation of building research

People have the chance to take part in research on the evacuation of buildings in emergencies such as fires and terrorist attacks. Volunteers are being...

You can’t get slower than a quick-fit kitchen fitter

Chris Montgomery just wants to be able sit in his kitchen and eat a meal. But he’s been waiting more than 80 days for work...

Bus passenger stabbed for helping driver remove man without Oyster card

  A bus passenger was stabbed on the thigh when he tried to help a driver remove a man trying to board without an Oyster...

Blues agree terms to sign Real Madrid striker Morata

Diego Costa can stay riding quad bikes and banging the drums with his mates in Brazil as he’s now definitely no longer needed at...

Former Tory minister apologises to Millwall chairman over Twitter jibe

A former Conservative minister has had to apologise to Millwall's owner after claiming the Den supremo thought he could blackmail developers. Steven Norris, who was...

Conte finally pens a new deal to stay at Stamford Bridge

Antonio Conte has finally ended speculation over his Chelsea future by penning a new two year deal to stay at Stamford Bridge. Presumbly better terms...

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Millwall not moaning at official’s display as he books two Lions in Stevenage stalemate

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Charlton boss no longer in market for right-back – as Dutchman set to get...

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Charlton boss on injury blow to former Bradford City crowd-pleaser

Karl Robinson has confirmed that winger Mark Marshall will be out of action for three months. The summer arrival from Bradford City sustained a knee...

Millwall boss Harris: We only lacked a scoring touch at Stevenage

Millwall boss Neil Harris was happy with Tuesday night’s 0-0 draw at Stevenage - admitting his side only lacked a finishing touch. The Lions created...

Charlton slip to first pre-season defeat on English soil but still show encouraging signs...

Charlton lost their first home pre-season game of the campaign as Norwich City ran out 2-0 winners at The Valley. Goals from Yanic Wildschut and...

WHAT'S ON IN LONDON

Preview: Powerful new wartime play gets premiere at Theatre 503

Battersea’s Theatre 503 will host the world premiere of a powerful new play set at the end of World War II. Entitled No Place For...

Interview: We talk to Neil McDermott about playing a weasel at the London Palladium

Kenneth Grahame’s classic novel The Wind in the Willows has been enjoyed by thousands of children all over the world and now a new...

Preview: Madelaine Cunningham’s critically acclaimed play Full Circle to be staged at Theatre N16...

After a critically acclaimed run at the Arts Theatre in 2015, Madelaine Cunningham's Full Circle plays London again, this time at Theatre N16 in...

Preview: Madelaine Cunningham’s critically acclaimed play Full Circle to be staged at Theatre N16...

After a critically acclaimed run at the Arts Theatre in 2015, Madelaine Cunningham's Full Circle plays London again, this time at Theatre N16 in...

Preview: Renowned London comedian Gina Yashere joins line-up for Underbelly Festival

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Preview: Audiences decide the fate of the accused in Terror at the Lyric Hammersmith

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A Doctor Writes

As London plunges into the biggest mental health crisis that the city has ever known, top Kensington psychologist Dr Shamender Talwar – who practises across West London – has launched in this newspaper a new easy-access direct consultancy aimed at helped the tens of thousands suffering from the illness.

Dear Dr Talwar I AM at my wits’ end and frankly these days I am frequently considering ending it all. I suffered from depression some years ago but managed to come through it. Now the...
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