Thursday, January 19, 2017

Free study support offered for secondary pupils in Thamesmead

  A CHARITY is offering youngsters free study support in Thamesmead. The God's Grace Foundation (GGF) is providing classes for 11 to 17 year olds free...

Mystery OBE medal found in bin bag sparks search across London

A prized OBE medal awarded by the Queen for outstanding service has been found - dumped in the rubbish. The search is on to find the...

Happy New You roadshow to tour Greenwich for nine weeks

  A SHOW to help Greenwich residents make positive changes is to tour the borough for the next nine weeks. The council launched its 2017 ‘Happy...

Beautiful game helps fans with dementia recover lost memories

Fulham Football Club has teamed up with a network of health charities to launch a new programme of support for people with dementia –...

Greenwich bans landlord renting tiny flat to elderly couple

A landlord was banned from renting a tiny cramped flat to an elderly Gurkha veteran and his wife. Greenwich officers served a Housing Act 2004...

Ministers’ mental health ’empty rhetoric’ masks crisis in care

Ministers have been urged to drop their “empty rhetoric” over plans to improve mental health support amid warnings of a crisis in care. Councillor Alan...

More than 2,000 youngsters to perform for Lewisham Live Explodes

  AN annual festival celebrating youngsters talent in music and dance is back with pop up performances across Lewisham and the Tate Modern. More than 2,000...

Appeal for Lewisham teenage girl who has been missing since November

Lewisham police are continuing to appeal for the public's help to find Suada Gashi. The 16-year-old is originally from Lewisham but had recently been...
Turnpike on Kennington Common, St Mark's behind around 1827

From turnpike to the gallows…

The area in and around what is now know as the Oval and Kennington Park has a rich and varied past – some good...

Police hunting Salim’s killer urge witnesses to ‘do the right thing’

The police chief leading the hunt for Salim Coulter’s killer has urged witnesses to “do the right thing” and come forward with information after...

Southwark’s legal challenge to block on Aylesbury Estate regeneration is back on

Determined town hall chiefs have been allowed to push ahead with court action...

Commuters ‘could pocket thousands’ in train delay refunds

Frustrated commuters could get thousands of pounds back for enduring late trains if they used their credit card to buy season tickets, it has...

Hagit Yakira bringing dance show to Deptford following Sadlers Wells success

  AN AWARD winning choreographer is bringing her show to Deptford following its acclaimed premiere at Sadlers Wells. Hagit Yakira Dance's show Free Falling – Double...

Chelsea must listen to stadium concerns, says MP Hands

West London MP Greg Hands has promised to work with Chelsea Football Club to ease public concerns over the impact of its new 60,000-seat stadium. The...

Pooches see the sights on ‘K9’ double decker bus tour

A sightseeing experience like no other took to the streets of Westminster this week with the launch of a brand new bus tour –...

Former children’s home worker who sexually abused two teens in the 80s jailed

  A former care worker who sexually abused two teenage boys at a children's home in the 1980s has been jailed for 12 years. Bryan Handley,...

Should a 100-year-old Plumstead girls school now accept boys to meet need for places?

  A HEADTEACHER is urging people to give views on proposals for a 100 year old girls secondary to start offering places to boys. Plumstead Manor...

Black Lives Matter protest caused ‘utter chaos’ at Heathrow

A group of Black Lives Matter protesters caused "utter chaos" by chaining themselves across a major route into Heathrow Airport, a court heard. The rally...

Artist sought to help Deptford children create “super sewer” artwork

  A CALL has been made for an artist to help Deptford children create a work for “super sewer” construction hoardings. Tideway, the company delivering the...

LONDON SPORT

Athletics: Claire Grima makes impressive return for Hercules Wimbledon

Hercules Wimbledon's top women's cross country runner, Claire Grima, made an impressive return to racing, after missing the previous weekend's Surrey Championships, when she...

Bermondsey welterweight Chris Kongo added to Chris Eubank Junior show

Chris Kongo has been added to the undercard of Chris Eubank Junior's IBO world super-middleweight title fight at Kensington's Olympia on February 4. The Bermondsey...

Ice hockey: Big crowd at Streatham Area see RedHawks disappoint

If the first half of the 2016-17 season could be classed as a rollercoaster affair then the second half started in much the same...

Rugby: Wimbledon face crunch clash with Tonbridge on Saturday – Blackheath suffer Coventry loss

Wimbledon stay locked behind leaders Tonbridge Juddian in National League 3 after a 50-17 win over Southend. The Dons have won 14 of their 16...

Gavin Rose reveals who has been most consistent performer for Dulwich Hamlet

Gavin Rose has hailed Ashley Carew as Dulwich Hamlet’s most consistent player since Erhun Oztumer’s exit. The midfielder netted twice in last weekend’s 4-1 FA...

Charlton boss still waiting for full outcome of Magennis’ ankle scan

Charlton boss Karl Robinson says an exact return date for Josh Magennis is yet to be determined. The Northern Ireland international was stretchered off just...

WHAT'S ON IN LONDON

Jamali Maddix comes home to roost at the Soho Theatre

Comedian Jamali Maddix will bring his critically acclaimed unflinchingly funny debut hour Chickens Come Home To Roost to the Soho Theatre next month following...

Expect some awe-inspiring aerial and acrobatic work as Throwback returns to the London International...

Following huge success at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe, Throwback returns to Jacksons Lane as part of the London International Mime Festival. With awe-inspiring aerial...

Old Sole Theatre Company bring some gospel to The Vaults Festival

Old Sole Theatre Company is bringing some gospel sounds to The Vaults Festival at Waterloo next month when they present their take on The...

Old Sole Theatre Company bring some gospel to The Vaults Festival

Old Sole Theatre Company is bringing some gospel sounds to The Vaults Festival at Waterloo next month when they present their take on The...

A powerful and highly charged emotional journey for theatregoers: The Kite Runner, Wyndham’s Theatre

Adapting a best selling novel for the stage is a brave move, particularly when it also follows a hit film, but Matter Spangler has...

Comedy hero Omid Djalili turns ‘schmuck’ for a night at the Empire

“The guy on before me was an ‘alternative ventriloquist’ who drank beer while working the puppet’s mouth, he got booze everywhere,” says comedian Omid...

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