Thursday, July 20, 2017

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 when he tried to help a driver remove a man trying to board without an Oyster card. Detectives from the...

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...

Cesc told by Conte – I want you to stay

Cesc Fabregas is looking a lot happier nowadays as the Blues head off to China and Singapore for a series of pre-season matches. The former...

New Cross pub mural creates new landscape By the Way

  Top mural artists have created a new landscape for New Cross to give respite from the hustle and bustle in the area. A mural by...

Relaunch of Thamesmead pop in for the over 50s

  More than 100 older residents from Thamesmead and the wider area attended the relaunch of a hub for over 50s activities. The Atrium was officially...

Woolwich speech therapists pioneering work with older people recognised

Speech therapists have been honoured for their pioneering work to help older people who have difficulty swallowing and risk choking. The Speech and Language Therapy...

Police appeal after Danny Pearce stabbed to death by moped riders in Greenwich...

  Detectives are appealing for information after a man believed to be returning home from a jazz club in Greenwich was stabbed to death in...

Staffie found tied to a radiator is the star of a TV show on...

  A staffie found in a terrible state in Eltham tied to a radiator is  the star of a TV show charting his quest to...

Lewisham’s Ellie Reeves grateful to make her maiden speech in Grenfell debate

  Lewisham's newest MP was grateful to have the chance to make her maiden speech as part of the parliamentary debate on the Grenfell tragedy. Ellie...

Police station front counters are under threat

South London could lose more than half its police station front counters under plans being looked at by London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Front counters could...

Man left blinded in one eye after a night out – cops renew appeal

Detectives in Lambeth borough are renewing appeals for information and witnesses after a man lost the sight in one of his eyes. The 37-year-old victim...

Micky B is doin’ up the house – and watching the results unfold on...

Michael Burton likes to put a positive spin on everything he does – he's that sort of character. He's a boxing promoter, for his son....
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Greenwich Theatre column with James Haddrell

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Sue Domain: What happened to Captain Poldark?

I was watching Poldark, my current favourite pastime and something I look forward to all week, when suddenly my rubbish phone stopped working 10...
St Johns, Lewisham The rail-over-rail bridge being removed. The damaged bridge was being cut up to clear the lines and allow the removal of the parts of the train caught under the collapsed bridge Picture credit: Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike license 2.0

MEMORIES: Tragedy of railway disasters

South London has had it share of rail disasters and the following two examples show their devastation to life and property, writes Michael Badger...
George Hibbert

MEMORIES: Clapham resident kept a slave as a servant at home

It is well known that the Clapham Sect, or Clapham Saints were a group of Church of England social reformers based in Clapham, at...

LONDON SPORT

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...

Charlton target has lucrative overseas option as he weighs up future

Charlton's hopes of landing Ben Reeves have been dealt a blow, with the out-of-contract midfielder understood to have a lucrative overseas option. The Addicks had...

Exclusive: Charlton looking to complete deal for Chelsea youngster before weekend

Charlton are confident of wrapping up the loan return of Chelsea's Jay Dasilva before the weekend. The Addicks had pretty much agreed the deal but...

Frank De Boer convinced that three-man defence is way forward for Crystal Palace

Frank De Boer confirmed that a three-man defence is here to stay after Crystal Palace’s 2-0 Asia Trophy defeat to Liverpool in Hong Kong. The...

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...

Dons boss reveals the biggest plus from pre-season so far

Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley says Lyle Taylor's tip-top conditioning is the real positive from pre-season. The Dons defeated Watford 3-2 in their first pre-season friendly...

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

Underbelly Festival will once again see some of the best comedians flocking to the capital and joining this year’s line-up will be international stand-up...

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

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced full casting for an intriguing production in which audiences decide the destiny of the leading character. Entitled Terror, audiences are...

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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