Can you help to beat cancer?

Don’t miss The MoonWalk London, Saturday, May 12, 2018. Power walk through the capital at Midnight wearing a decorated bra, as you raise money and awareness for breast cancer charity, Walk the Walk. Sign up…




£100m scheme to pay sex abuse victims ‘not endorsed’ by SOSA

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A report detailing a redress scheme for survivors of historic sexual, physical and  psychological abuse at former Lambeth children’s homes is not being endorsed by The Shirley Oaks Survivors Association (SOSA), the…


App brings a doctor to you in two hours

A South London tech start-up has crowd funded more than £1million. Qure, a Clapham-based healthcare app which launched this year, raised £1,029,516 in less than three weeks. With the Qure app users can book face-to-face…




Plumstead library revamp gets go-ahead

Ambitious plans to transform the current Plumstead library building into a multi-functional library, leisure, cultural and sports centre were given the go-ahead after planning permission was granted. The town hall says the  project is one…


Vote for our best businesses

Now’s your chance to vote some of the nominees shortlisted for the Best of Royal Greenwich Business Awards 2018. There were 125 nominations received across 10 categories. Residents will able to vote for two awards –…


‘I can sleep better in my new home now’

One hundred families, most of whom were living in hostels and bed and breakfasts, are now living in council homes bought to tackle the housing crisis in Lewisham. Housing provider Lewisham Homes, with the council…


Bexley is top of pile for recyling again

Bexley is the top London borough for recycling for the 13th year running – and that’s official. The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs  found that 52.7 per cent of household waste in Bexley…


Museum of the Moon

BY DENISE HYLAND We all have our views on what makes a great local shop so I’m delighted that it’s time for residents to have their say on who deserves to win a Best of…


Be enchanted at medieval palace

Something enchanting is happening at the historic Eltham Palace. Its gardens will be filled with light, colour and sound as English Heritage’s brand new season of ‘Enchanted’ events begin. The former royal palace turned art…


‘Since Slimming World I’ve never looked back’

Advertising Feature When Claire Humphreys walked through the doors of her local Slimming World group, never in her wildest dreams did she think it would open the door to a whole new lifestyle and an…





Penny gives hospice a Space to Grow

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk The Demelza Space to Grow project was opened by Penny Lancaster-Stewart on Tuesday. The well-attended event was the culmination of an exciting building project at the children’s charity’s Eltham hospice.  The…







Boss quits over cuts

King’s College hospital chairman resigns over NHS funding BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk The chairman of one of the capital’s biggest hospitals has quit over budget cuts forced on him by the government. Lord Kerslake announced he…



Market by the Thames is back

A Christmas market returns to the banks of the River Thames for its fourth year. Set against the backdrop of some of London’s most loved landmarks, London Bridge City’s Christmas by the River will run…



Youngsters win recognition

BY LAURA SHARMAN shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A former Olympic athlete presented young people from across South London with awards to mark their positive contributions to society. Donna Fraser presented the winning youngsters with Jack Petchey Foundation medals,…


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