November 2017





Primark opens a new store

Thursday 30th November 2017 – Primark today opened a new store at Brocklebank Retail Park in Charlton. In attendance at the store opening ceremony were representatives from Charlton Athletic Football Club. The new store has…


Night Sky with Affelia Wibisono

The final month of 2017 brings with it one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, ensuring that this year ends with a bang. The Geminids meteor shower is active between December 4…


A timely twist on an old favourite

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Cinderella at Greenwich Theatre is proving to be an astronomical success, glittering with an array of star performances. Packed with energy and talent, this panto is definitely a winner with both…



Lighting up the market…

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Schoolchildren created special lanterns with a festive food theme which were the highlight of the turning on of the Christmas lights in a town centre. Pupils from Invicta, Meridian, St Matthews…


Children get busy for charity

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Children at Busy Bees nursery in Charlton, took part in a ‘spotacular’-themed celebration for BBC’s Children in Need, which aims to raise funds for disadvantaged children and young people across the…







Hazard: We need to win every home game

Eden Hazard speaks to Paul Lagan after 1-1 draw against Liverpool at the weekend. Photo: Chelsea TV Eden Hazard is looking forward the the rash of fixtures leading up to the New Year but knows…











Mum pleads for a kidney at Christmas

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A mother-of-three is appealing for a most precious gift this Christmas – a kidney to save her life. Thirty-six-year-old Carly Anderson from Eltham, who is mother to three girls, Ellie, 14, Jessica,…



Young actor’s big break

Elliott Rogers still works as a waiter at the O2 and beside his dad in London’s famous fish market from 5am, writes Toby Porter. So the 22-year-old from Eltham turned up for recent a crucial…




She said YES!

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk It’s like the famous stiff-upper-lip movie Brief Encounter – but with a better outcome. Lisle Hunte first met girlfriend Shalisha Cumberbatch at Waterloo railway station 18 months ago, when they were…


Challenging homelessness using the power of coffee…

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A small businessman who set up a coffee business which gives homeless people jobs, a home and therapy, has been voted a winner in the Social Entrepreneur of the Year awards….



People power saves gas holders

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk They might be ugly ducklings, but as far as residents are concerned, a set of gas holders deserve all the protection of swans. The rusting structures at Perry Hill are a…


Abby-Jo battled cancer to become sports champion

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A teenager has won an award to record her bravery and success after fighting back from cancer to reach sporting heights. Abby-Jo Wawrzewski, 16, from Crofton Park in Lewisham lifted the Panathlon’s 2017…


A high-fryer in the gluten-free world

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk The jokes about battering the opposition are probably wearing a bit thin for Olley’s Fish Experience. But the trophy cabinet at their award-winning restaurant in Herne Hill, has just got even…


£124k grant to help youth

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Young people living in deprived neighbourhoods in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham are set to benefit from a £124,322 grant, aimed at enabling them to make a difference in their community through…



Dermot Drummy RIP

Dermot Drummy, Chelsea’s former Academy and reserve team coach has died. Dermot, 56, spent eight years at the Bridge between 2007 and 2014. Dermot was a proper Gooner and also an Arsenal youth team player. He played for Blackpool…


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