Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Gold medal-winning diver who made the plunge into casting

Chris Snode used to be one of the biggest names in world diving, long before Tom Daly was a twinkle in his dad's eye. So...

Drug dealer admits supplying serial killer Stephen Port

A man who supplied drugs to serial killer Stephen Port has admitted offences in court. Gerald Matovu, 23, of Great Guildford Street, Southwark, today pleaded...

Murder probe launched after ‘brutal attack’ on a young man

  A murder investigation has been launched after a fatal stabbing in Battersea. Police were called at approximately 01:10hrs yesterday, to reports of a man...

Children’s safety fears from luxury basement works by Blackheath quarry wall

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Can you believe the Tales?

Two weeks ago I discussed The Pilgrims’ Way, which connects London and Winchester with Canterbury. This time I’m looking at the inn where Geoffrey...

Chelsea’s Cahill ready for Crystal Palace challenge

Gary Cahill is sure that his Chelsea side are fully prepared and ready for the home stretch they are entering, and that it will...
Users of Mawbey Health Centre in Stockwell with their produce

Patients prove that allot of food helps with their well-being

Patients have been finding that working on an allotment can be good for their well-being and it’s hoped that the food produced could find...

Beware of fake fundraiser collecting for charity hunting the M25 Cat Killer

A fake door-to-door fundraiser is reportedly knocking on homes claiming to be raising money for the animal charity hunting the M25 Cat Killer. South Norwood...

Shocking state of dog found wandering the streets

The state of an emaciated dog found wandering the streets has shocked workers at Battersea Dogs and Cats home. The mongrel, called Stewart by workers...
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COMPETITION: Win tickets to join Ron Harris in Chelsea Legends Tour of Stamford Bridge

Would you like to go on a tour of Stamford Bridge with Chelsea legend Ron Harris as your guide? Well, LWN Sport has teamed up...

Three Lions take three points in sluggish World Cup qualifier

England skipper Gary Cahill missed the 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Lithuania at Wembley tonight due to suspension. His inspirational, albeit quiet command of...

Woolwich teen chosen to perform poem at record breaking mental health lesson

  A WOOLWICH teen was chosen to perform his poignant poem at the high profile Guinness world record attempt for the largest mental health lesson. Samuel...

Summer Strallen to make Greenwich Theatre debut in Hysteria

Mercury column by  James Haddrell, Artistic Director, Greenwich Theatre In 1938 two titans of psychology met for...

Greenwich council boss welcomes Unicef Baby Friendly award for its children’s services

Mercury column by Councillor Denise Hyland is the leader of Greenwich Council The Royal Borough is a...

Couple’s golden fifty years charted by The Mercury newspaper

A COUPLE who fell in love after meeting on pay days at Deptford Town Hall are celebrating their golden anniversary. Mary and Jim Worley who...

Halloween night attacker jailed for eight years

  A 19-year-old man has been jailed for eight years after stabbing a youth and leaving him with life-changing injuries in an unprovoked 2014 Halloween...

Comedy show set in Peckham makes bid for TV

Keeping Up With The Brokers is the new British sitcom hailing from South London. The Broker family are always broke and they are desperately trying...

“Those days are all gone now” – the lyrics played for terror victim Leslie...

Friends played Queen's These Are the Days of Our Lives to 75-year-old terror victim Les Rhodes as doctors turned off his life support machine. Les,...

TERROR LATEST: Image of dead terrorist Khalid Masood released by police

  Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command investigating the Westminster attack have released an image of Khalid Masood. To provide clarity, Khalid Masood has previously...

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Charlton star issues warning: Every player is fighting for their Valley futures

Jason Pearce has warned that all of the Charlton Athletic squad need to prove they can be part of boss Karl Robinson's plans for...

Millwall boss Neil Harris: No kneejerk decisions for Sheffield United test

Neil Harris is making no kneejerk decisions after Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Swindon Town - but admits it has put extra pressure on Millwall...

Karl Robinson: Pre-season training camp in Ireland will gear Charlton up for a successful...

Charlton will spend the start of pre-season in Ireland - with boss Karl Robinson believing his approach will get results. The Addicks are going to...

Toothless Dons go down with a whimper against Southend United

Flat, abject and embarrassing – these were some of the words used by Dons boss Neal Ardley to describe his side, as they followed...

Striker boost for Charlton Athletic ahead of Peterborough United trip

Charlton striker Josh Magennis and centre-back Jason Pearce are set to be available for Saturday's match at Peterborough United. The Addicks have had a fortnight...

Dons motor past safety target but Ardley did not enjoy end-to-end spectacle

Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley praised his players for taking their chances against 10-man Rochdale but admitted a ding-dong 3-1 victory was a little too end-to-end...

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Preview: After success at the Menier Chocolate Factory, Love in Idleness transfers to the...

Following director Trevor Nunn’s triumphant return to the Menier Chocolate Factory, the critically acclaimed production of Terence Rattigan’s Love in Idleness will transfer to...

Rock stars back the cause as Musicians Against Homelessness launch their 2017 campaign

MUSICIANS Against Homelessness (MAH) this week launch their 2017 campaign to raise money for the homeless charity Crisis. Rock and pop stars including Shaun Ryder...

Interview: Jay Taylor talks to us about his latest role in 70s coming-of-age play...

Audiences at Trafalgar Studios will be transported back to the 1970s next month when 46 Beacon, a coming-of-age and coming-out play, will be performed...

Interview: Jay Taylor talks to us about his latest role in 70s coming-of-age play...

Audiences at Trafalgar Studios will be transported back to the 1970s next month when 46 Beacon, a coming-of-age and coming-out play, will be performed...

Review: Jodie Prenger’s engagement with the audience is second to none: Shirley Valentine at...

I remember feeling triumphant as a 14 year old when I managed to sneak into the local cinema to see the film version of...

Review: “Exudes a jubilant light from her every pore” Rachel Tucker Live at Zedel

People often ask me why I have seen the musical Wicked so many times. One of the reasons is that the people they cast...

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Rock stars back the cause as Musicians Against Homelessness launch their...

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