Friday, June 23, 2017

Wife’s £1.8m gift to hospital to fight bladder cancer in memory...

A major donation to fund research into what has been described as a ‘forgotten’ cancer that kills 15 people every day in the UK,...

Chelsea FC to donate their Community Shield match fee to...

The Blues are planning to donate their match fee for the Community Shield encounter with Arsenal on August 6 to the Grenfell Tower disaster...

Chief executives of the City of London, Westminster, Southwark and Brent...

A statement from Sir Steve Bullock announcing that Barry Quirk, Chief Executive, is to provide interim leadership support to the Royal Borough of Kensington...
Clair Seiler, right with daughter Ariella

‘I’ll have to give up work if after school clubs close’

Parents say plans to axe after-school and holiday clubs for their autistic children will have a catastrophic impact on many families lives. Drumbeat School which...

London mayor call for communities to come together at Eid Festival...

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today called on Londoners from all communities to come together at this year’s Eid Festival in Trafalgar...

Barry Quirk appointed interim Head of Paid Service in succession to...

Barry Quirk is appointed interim Head of Paid Service at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea The Leader of the Council, Cllr Nick...
Are prescription pills needed ? Not always reckons Sue Domain

Do we need all these pills?

No, I’m not going to write about the puppy. I’m also not going to write too much about my mother. She has been diagnosed with...

Green topping off for sports centre by athletic track with indoor skate park

  A milestone in the creation of a multi-sports centre by an outdoor athletics track and award winning watery oasis was celebrated. Wild flower seeds were...

Public asked to take part in NHS consultation

The first of six public engagement meetings on the South East London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) is due to be held on tonight,...

Eltham Arts launch folk song CD in run up to July music fest

  A CD with food inspired folk songs has been served up as part of the preparations for a communities music festival. Eltham Arts celebrated the...

Catford murder probe: Man charged

Detectives investigating a murder in Catford have identified the victim and charged a man. The victim has been formally identified as Mohamed Savare, 26, who...

Residents and shoppers evacuated as Second World War shell is found

Firefighters carried out a controlled explosion after an unexploded Second World War shell was discovered in Penge. The ammunition was found in Kingswood Road, less...

Fire fighter uses TV knowledge to help deliver roadside baby Jeremy

A fire fighter used her knowledge from TV's One Born Ever Minute helped deliver a baby boy on a busy roadside. Fire fighters received a...
Susan Calman Photo: Steve Ullathorne

It’s the Calman before the storm

Ten years ago Susan Calman was a top flight corporate lawyer working at places including the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. But she says it...

Greenwich’s action plan for cleaner air formally launched

Pictured Cllr Danny Thorpe trying out a power assisted bike with from left to right Razine Bossert,  Logan Bossert and Riley Bossert from Haimo...

Bus trip to see Greenwich’s other treasures and raise cash for volunteer work

A volunteer charity is launching a tour to take Greenwich's tourists and residents off the beaten track and see some of the borough's other...

‘I played music to block out sounds of attack’

A 10-year-old Irish dancer who won the British title was caught up in the terror attack at London Bridge days later. Now Sophia Larking is...

Teen charged with the murder of Adam Chambers in Charlton

Detectives investigating the murder of Adam Chambers in Charlton have charged a man. Felou Abadja, 19, of Greenwich was charged with murder today and is...
A care home user and Paro

Care home users in Borough give a (robotic) seal of approval

Science fiction is full of homicidal androids. Movies like Alien, Elysium, Transformers, Terminator and Westworld depict a nightmare future where machines menace the world. But...

LONDON SPORT

Charlton Athletic reject fresh bid for Ricky Holmes – with more than one club...

Charlton have rejected a new bid for Ricky Holmes - with manager Karl Robinson revealing there is more than one club chasing the star...

Charlton manager Karl Robinson: I wanted Bradford City to go up for Stuart McCall...

Charlton manager Karl Robinson landed top transfer target Mark Marshall last week - then revealed how easy it was to secure Bradford City’s star...

Millwall waiting to see if winger attends pre-season training

Fred Onyedinma's future may become clearer next weekend - when Millwall discover if the winger reports for pre-season training. The Lions squad are back in...

2017-18 fixtures: Millwall renew Leeds rivalry with Den date set for September 16

Millwall face an away day as they kick-off life in the Championship - with an August 5 trip to Nottingham Forest. The 2017-18 fixtures were...

2017-18 League One fixtures: Charlton face Bristol Rovers on opening day

Charlton begin their 2017-18 season at home to Bristol Rovers - and will be hoping for a repeat outcome from the previous campaign. A Josh...

Charlton defender Jason Pearce commits future until 2020

Jason Pearce has signed a new contract at Charlton Athletic. The centre-back, 29, made the move to South London at the start of the last...

WHAT'S ON IN LONDON

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...

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...

Preview: Monster musical The Toxic Avenger returns to London

Following an acclaimed sold-out UK premiere at Southwark Playhouse the monstrous musical The Toxic Avenger will transfer to the West End. The bizarre love story...

Portobello Live festival returns to West London

For the third year running, the community festival, Portobello Live! returns to West London bringing its winning formula of music, cabaret, spoken word and...

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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