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Millwall man never wanted summer exit

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Millwall manager Neil Harris is delighted that Shane Ferguson has signed a new deal. The 27-year-old winger looked as if he could move on in the summer

Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha misses FA Cup tie at Doncaster as appeal fails

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Wilfried Zaha will be suspended for Crystal Palace’s game against Doncaster Rovers in the FA Cup on Sunday.   The forward accepted a charge of improper conduct,

Lee Bowyer reveals minimum target for Charlton Athletic to make League One top two

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Lee Bowyer reckons Charlton Athletic need to win at least 11 of their remaining League One games to keep their top-two hopes alive. The Addicks are at

Charlton Athletic v Blackpool team news: Josh Parker to partner Lyle Taylor up-front

Josh Parker will partner Lyle Taylor up front as Charlton take on Blackpool. Joe Aribo comes straight back in after injury, with Patrick Bauer and Anfernee Dijksteel also return to

Exhibition: Common Lands, an illustrated exploration of the natural world and tensions between animal and human forces.

A new exhibition from illustrators Maggie Li and Frann Preston-Gannon opens on February 15. The exhibition will explore themes of biodiversity, habitat, destruction and migration, drawing parallels between the struggles

Police in Charlton get a shock when they case the joint

By Joe Skirkowski Police were called to reports of a burglary early this morning - only to find that what had been stolen was a load of cannabis plants. The

Whats On: Vault Festival, Waterloo

Retox and Party in Waterloo with late night entertainment at VAULT festival. A late night arts festival showing an eclectic mix of entertainment including comedy, cabaret and live podcasts is

Goldsmiths University offers an MA in Black British History for the first time in the UK

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A degree in Black British history has been offered for the first time by a university in the UK. Goldsmiths University in New Cross has announced

Food & Drink: Benito’s Hat, Bromley BR1

BY PALOMA LACY The burrito bug has definitely hit London but perhaps not as hard as it’s hit me. In the last five years, a number of burrito restaurants have

Comedian Omid Djalili says goodbye to the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon

Comedian Omid Djalili visited the Polka Theatre for children for the last time this week to say goodbye ahead of its mothballing. The Wimbledon theatre in the Broadway, which opened

Theatre: The Rocky Horror Show

The legendary rock’n’roll musical is coming back to London for one weekend only with a host of stars to tell the story of two college kids and the infamous Dr.

Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde’s iconic comedy, The Importance of Being Earnest, will see two black women taking on the roles of all four characters in a non-traditional performance of the play. The

Croydon Mum and daughter’s hostel stay was five times limit

BY SEAN DELANEY toby@slpmedia.co.uk A working single mum who has had to share a one-bedroomed flat with her 13-year old daughter in a former office block for eight months has

Children’s books donated to Peter Hills Primary School marking International Book Giving Day

A school was the welcome recipient of children books to mark International Book Giving Day, which was yesterday. British Land and the National Literacy Trust donated the books to Peter

George Alexander could get another chance to sample FA Cup for Millwall tomorrow – as dad Gary talks about pride over his progression through the Lions ranks

BY RICHARD CAWLEY  richard@slpmedia.co.uk George Alexander could get another chance to sample the FA Cup tomorrow - but dad Gary is unlikely to be there to witness it. Alexander junior,

Charlton striker Lyle Taylor: Karlan Grant has potential to win England honours

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Lyle Taylor reckons Karlan Grant has a chance of becoming an England international - and says no-one can blame the striker for swapping Charlton for Huddersfield Town.

Campaigners hold Elephant film-night fundraiser in bid to challenge proposed redevelopmentof Elephant & Castle shopping centre

BY YANN TEAR yann@slpmedia.co.uk Campaigners bidding to mount a legal challenge against the proposed redevelopment of the 75-year-old Elephant & Castle shopping centre are holding a fundraising film night to further

The Glutton gives Offenbach’s musical some of its fire

‘Can–Can, the new Offenbach musical’, at the Union Theatre Southwark until 9 th March. www.uniontheatre.biz Tel 0207 261 9876 *** (Three stars) Review by Christopher Walker London fringe theatre is

Herne Hill resident fed-up with plastic packaging creates plastic free food business

One resident was so fed up with buying food with plastic packaging she turned her garage into a plastic-free food business. Phili Denning set up Naked Larder and in the

Why three brave Southwark policemen deserve a blue plaque

Three police officers should have their bravery celebrated with a plaque, says Southwark historian STEPHEN BOURNE. Here he writes why he has nominated them for the Southwark Heritage Blue Plaque

Jenkins lined up as Garton’s first defence

Peckham’s Johnny Garton is set to make the first defence of his British welterweight title on March 8 against Chris Jenkins, writes Richard Cawley. The 31-year-old won the domestic crown

The big interview with Lyle Taylor: Charlton striker opens up on his FA ban, how his career has been stunted in earlier years and a desire to play higher

BY RICHARD CAWLEY richard@slpmedia.co.uk Lyle Taylor is not shy about voicing his opinions - and admits that might not have helped at times in terms of progressing his career. But

South Bank residents lose bid to prevent visitors to gallery looking into their homes

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Residents in a glass tower have lost their bid to stop visitors to the Tate Modern gallery looking into their homes. The owners of four flats in

Golfing ace Alfie Plant is hoping to take a break to catch his Millwall side in FA Cup action

BY YANN TEAR yann@slpmedia.co.uk Diehard Millwall fan Alfie Plant says he may take a break from his bid to climb the notoriously greasy pole of men’s golf to watch his

Police release images of men over Millwall violence

Detectives have released images of 12 people they would like to speak to in connection with widespread disorder that occurred before, during, and after a Millwall v Everton match on

The Garden Bridge project costs us £54m

BY JAMES TWOMEY James@slpmedia.co.uk The full cost of ex-London Mayor Boris Johnson’s failed project, The Garden Bridge, came to £53.5million, it has been revealed. The bridge was designed as a pedestrian

Walker finds royal python slithering around Tooting common

A snake found loose on Tooting Graveney Common has been rescued after being found by a walker. The concerned member of public covered her with a box after finding the

‘Family man’ stabbed to death in East Dulwich on his way home from birthday party

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A man who was killed in East Dulwich in the early hours of Saturday has been described as a “family man” who was on his way home

Millwall boss Neil Harris on why there should be no favourites tag for tomorrow’s FA Cup fifth round clash with AFC Wimbledon

BY RICHARD CAWLEY richard@slpmedia.co.uk Neil Harris is not tagging his Millwall side as the favourites going into tomorrow’s FA Cup fifth round tie at AFC Wimbledon. The Lions are a

Crystal Palace to get Wilfried Zaha ban verdict today

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Crystal Palace will hear today if Wilfried Zaha’s appeal had been successful. The Ivory Coast international is waiting to find out if he will sit out Sunday’s