Tuesday, June 27, 2017
America People #20 Die by Faith Ringgold

What it meant to be a black artist…

Tate Modern will present a radical new exhibition exploring what it meant to be a black artist in the USA during the Civil Rights...
The unveiling of the war memorial, above left, on Thursday: Pictures: Black Cultural Archives

Tribute made to black war troops

A war memorial to black troops who fought for the British empire over two world wars has been unveiled seven years after the idea...

Families face anxious wait over blocks’ cladding: Tests being carried out...

Hundreds of families are waiting to see if the cladding on their tower blocks is the same as that which contributed to the deaths...

Win tickets to meet The Jacksons at Greenwich open air gig

  There is a chance to win tickets for two to meet and greet the legendary Jacksons and enjoy their open air riverside concert The Motown...

Highest accident prevention award for Berkeley division developing three major schemes

  The developers of three major regeneration schemes became the first house builders to scoop one of the highest awards for the prevention of accidents. Berkeley...

Night Sky for July by Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer Dhara Patel

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Fresh vision for Leegate without ASDA to be revealed

  A new vision for a 1960s run down shopping centre site is being unveiled after ASDA pulled out of controversial plans for its large...

Rare Nicholas Hawksmoor St Alfege drawing found during lottery research

  A 300 year old drawing by one of Europe's greatest architects has been discovered during research for a church's lottery project. The rare surviving drawing...

Jude Law heading Deptford campaign to fund theatre trips for five year olds

  Jude Law who spent his childhood in Lewisham is heading a campaign to enable the borough's five year olds to experience the magic of...

University of Greenwich and Ravensbourne celebrate Silver for teaching excellence

  Two Greenwich higher education institutions were thrilled to scoop “silver” in a new Government ratings to recognise excellence in teaching. Both the University of Greenwich...

Charlton riverside low rise vision agreed

  A vision for a “low rise” development of one of the capital's largest brownfield sites was agreed The Charlton Riverside masterplan was formally adopted by...

‘Young people often get a bad rap, but many of them have much to...

Each of the many disasters to hit London in the past few weeks has had their defining moments. We saw the man clutching his pint...

Military displays and fun at free Armed Forces Day on Saturday in Woolwich

  A day with displays by the Kings Royal Troop horses, a veteran parade, sports and funfair rides aims to bring the community together. Greenwich's free...

Greenwich+Docklands International Festival tonight’s spectacular launch and car free Sunday

  A town centre is to go car free for people to enjoy an outdoor arts festival as part of a council's action to promote...

CultureClash Theatre’s school work to tackle lack of diversity in the industry

James Haddrell the artistic and executive director of Greenwich Theatre column for The Mercury Back in February the Labour Party launched an inquiry into working-class...

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

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 Grenfell Tower disaster...

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 working together to...

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 SPORT

Millwall boss answers question about how many more planned deals after double capture from...

Neil Harris says he is looking to add "one or two more" after Millwall's double raid on Wolves for George Saville and Jed Wallace. Central...

Frank De Boer confirms that Orlando Trustfull will join Palace backroom staff

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Frank De Boer: No guarantees I will get time at Crystal Palace despite long-term...

Frank De Boer admits there are no guarantees he will get given time at Crystal Palace - as he looks for the stability lacking...

Crystal Palace expecting Steve Mandanda to report for pre-season training

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Steve Mandanda is expected to start pre-season training on Friday - despite reports claiming he was set to be AWOL. The French...

Crystal Palace one of most desirable jobs in football – Eagles supremo Steve Parish...

Steve Parish has described being Crystal Palace boss as "one of the most desirable jobs in football" after appointing Frank De Boer. The former Dutch...

New Crystal Palace manager Frank De Boer sought advice of former Manchester United boss...

Crystal Palace boss Frank De Boer has revealed how he sought the advice of Louis van Gaal about managing in the Premier League. The Dutchman...

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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

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Preview: Audiences decide the fate of the accused in Terror at the Lyric Hammersmith

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Preview: Monster musical The Toxic Avenger returns to London

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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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America People #20 Die by Faith Ringgold

What it meant to be a black artist…

Tate Modern will present a radical new exhibition exploring what it meant to be a black artist in the USA during the Civil Rights...
The unveiling of the war memorial, above left, on Thursday: Pictures: Black Cultural Archives

Tribute made to black war troops

A war memorial to black troops who fought for the British empire over two world wars has been unveiled seven years after the idea...

Families face anxious wait over blocks’ cladding: Tests being carried out on South London’s...

Hundreds of families are waiting to see if the cladding on their tower blocks is the same as that which contributed to the deaths...

Win tickets to meet The Jacksons at Greenwich open air gig

  There is a chance to win tickets for two to meet and greet the legendary Jacksons and enjoy their open air riverside concert The Motown...

Highest accident prevention award for Berkeley division developing three major schemes

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