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Theatre: Operation Black Antler, Southbank Theatre

A politically charged immersive theatre piece which invites audiences to act as undercover cops is coming to the stage. Operation Black Antler is a co-created production by interactive art company

Author debuts documentary ‘Untold Story’ tackling sex abuse taboo in the black community

A young author is to unveil a film which he shot all over the world talking to victims about the taboo surrounding sex abuse in the black community. Director Kevin

Education: Climate Change Protest

BY IZZY WIGHTMAN Schoolchildren and their parents took to the streets last Friday to make a stand against climate change, calling on the council to take more action to protect

Rebecca Herbert: Getting around South London as a wheelchair user

Disabled workers have been forced to stop working due to a disability or health condition. Research from disability charity, Leonard Cheshire, found employers were less likely to employ someone because

Housing campaigners to answer questions and draw up strategy

Housing campaigners will hold a public meeting to push back against estate redevelopment schemes which they claim are ignoring residents' concerns. Activists from Stand Up To Lambeth Council and representatives

The Wimbledon Foundation celebrates the work of local charities

The Wimbledon Foundation, the charity of The All England Lawn Tennis Club and The Championships, hosted its annual reception last week celebrating the work of local charities supported by the

Specsavers smashes £1 million fundraising mark for Comic Relief

Specsavers once again supported Comic Relief this year, with Specsavers stores in South London selling funny frames in-store, which definitely brought a smile to customers’ faces. It is the third

Stabbed and mugged – Battersea restaurant owner appeals for witnesses

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A West Indian takeaway owner and pensioner has lambasted police for not doing enough to find the man who stabbed him in the arm and stole

Skiers from West Norwood take on the Arctic Circle Race to raise £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK charity

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A couple will face temperatures as low as -30C in a three-day skiing race almost 100 miles across Greenland to raise cash for Alzheimer’s Research. Leanne

Lee Bowyer makes big claim about Charlton Athletic – and it relates to Huddersfield Town hotshot

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Lee Bowyer reckons that Charlton Athletic would be in one of the automatic promotion spots in League One if they had been able to hold on to

Wally Downes on a huge factor in AFC Wimbledon’s hot streak

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Wally Downes reckons one of the biggest factors in AFC Wimbledon’s perfect recent form is getting the fans back onside. The Dons are off the bottom of

Crystal Palace comment by Adam Sells: Hearts must not rule heads in moments of disappointment

BY ADAM SELLS It has been a disappointing couple of weeks since my last column with Crystal Palace suffering back-to-back defeats in league and cup to Brighton and Watford by

Abstract expressionism returns in an exhibition by London artist Neil Weerdmeester this spring

Neil Weerdmeester, a member of The London Group, presents a new series of more than 20 paintings that extends the legacy of abstraction, confronting the viewer with the physicality of

Julian’s gruelling 156-mile ultra-marathon challenge

BY NIGEL GORDON toby@slpmedia.co.uk A former publican left destitute, along with his family, when he was ousted from his business, is gearing up to compete in a gruelling 156-mile ultra-marathon

Former homeless man awarded MBE for his work with Brixton homeless charity

BY JAMES TWOMEY james@slpmedia.co.uk A former homeless man who was once stabbed and lived on the streets for 10 years has been made an MBE for his work helping homeless

Anthony Wordsworth: Defensive switch has been key to Dons’ revival

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Anthony Wordsworth reckons AFC Wimbledon’s switch to a three-man central defence has been key to their revival. The Dons are aiming for a fourth straight League One

Raise a glass to Three Cheers – new landlords on the block

Three Cheers pubs are the new kids on the block but they are already players in the South London pub market. A £3million refit of legendary comedy and music venue

55 Siamese cats rescued from home in Croydon

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Strange as it may seem, it sounds like some fleas have died and gone to heaven – in Croydon. That can be the only conclusion after

Only the best for Mother’s Day at Park’s Edge Bar & Kitchen, Herne Hill

Choosing a restaurant for Mother’s Day is among the most difficult tasks there is. The pressure is on to impress mum, to thank her for everything she does for the

75 job losses feared as West Norwood charity faces closure

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A 66-year-old charity which offers a lifeline to up to 400 people with learning disabilities could be weeks away from closing down. Lambeth & Southwark Mencap, based

Roast at Borough Market by Paloma Lacy

A restaurant’s name is so important because it conjures up a million images in the diner’s mind. So I set off for Roast, tucked inside the bosom of Borough Market,

South London music helped me on road to The Voice stardom

One of this year’s hottest contenders on TV talent-scouting show The Voice says the challenges of growing up on estates pushed him to make something of himself. Roger Samuels, 43,

Hayes on Paris return trip in Champions League: I expect the organisation and preparation for that will make sure that our fans are safe. I don’t think we should discourage anyone from going.

BY PAUL LAGAN at Kingsmeadow Stadium paul@slpmedia.co.uk Chelsea boss Emma Hayes has urged Blues fans who were going to Paris next week for the second leg of their Champions League

Non-league round-up: Tooting bounce back with jittery win at Molesey – JJ Hooper takes Bromley into Kent Senior Cup final

BY YANN TEAR Tooting & Mitcham United bounced back from their first defeat in 12 games to revive their push for the play-offs – but only after holding on in

Dulwich Hamlet striker Luke Wanadio on his long-term future and vital goal in win over Truro City

By YANN TEAR yann@slpmedia.co.uk Luke Wanadio believes Dulwich Hamlet only need two more wins to guarantee safety this season, after his dramatic late winner against Truro City on Saturday. The

Leeds United set to be without key defender for Millwall clash

BY RICHARD CAWLEY Leeds United are set to be without defensive enforcer Pontus Jansson for the visit of Millwall at the end of March. The Lions’ next action after the

Masters Rugby League: Results not important for London Silverbacks

BY YANN TEAR yann@slpmedia.co.uk For the players involved, it is all about the taking part, rather than the result, and that is just as well - because there never is

In-form AFC Wimbledon striker Joe Pigott on “amazing chance” for club to beat the League One drop

BY YANN TEAR yann@slpmedia.co.uk Joe Pigott says AFC Wimbledon have given themselves “an amazing chance” of beating the drop and is vowing to strive for more crucial goals to complete

Ice-hockey: All change at Streatham as Adam Carr to replace head coach Jeremy Cornish

BY DAVID CARR Streatham fans were left with plenty to digest this week as the club announced that head coach Jeremy Cornish would be leaving at the end of the

Anthony Wordsworth shows his confidence at AFC Wimbledon’s survival hopes with his answer to one question

BY RICHARD CAWLEY richard@slpmedia.co.uk It’s a sign of AFC Wimbledon’s mood at the moment that Anthony Wordsworth has an emphatic answer when asked about a hypothetical final day drop scenario.