January 2018





Elderly stay young at heart with party

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk More than 90 elderly people arrived at Coin Street neighbourhood centre for its annual Young at Heart party Guests were treated to photos and fizz on arrival, before they enjoyed a…


Charlton Athletic attacker makes League Two move

Charlton attacker Karlan Ahearne-Grant has joined Crawley Town on loan for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old has made 31 appearances for the Addicks this term but his opportunities are likely to be diminished following…


It’s up, up and away for super pilot Lola…

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A former resident of a run-down estate who put himself through A-levels, college and pilot training, aims to break the world record altitude for a light aircraft Lola Odujinrin, from Elephant &…



DEADLY DONS MAUL BANTAMS ON ROAD

AFC Wimbledon’s resurgence in 2018 continues BRADFORD 0 AFC WIMBLEDON 4 Abdou 14 Barcham 59 McDonald 65, 80 BY DAVE HUNT-JACKSON AT VALLEY PARADE AFC Wimbledon stunned play-off hopefuls Bradford with arguably their best performance…


New talent show is Michelle’s Destiny

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Destiny Michelle, a multi award-winning tribute artist, has been chosen to be a judge on a new Saturday Night Primetime BBC Show called All Together Now Destiny, from East Dulwich, has…



No moaning about fixture congestion

Millwall face two games in the space of 72 hours next week – but manager Neil Harris is not moaning about an increase of workload. The Lions head to Rochdale for an FA Cup fifth…


DRAW IS NOT MILES BETTER FOR LIONS

MILLWALL 2 Wallace 17 pen Thompson 90 ROCHDALE 2 Henderson 32 Done 53 BY RICHARD CAWLEY AT THE DEN Eight-hour round trip in store for South Londoners This is the FA Cup in a nutshell….


Robbo sets early transfer deadline

Karl Robinson will not let any- body leave Charlton Athletic after Tuesday night – 24 hours earlier than the deadline for the winter transfer window. The Addicks signed Crystal Palace winger Sullay Kaikai, right, on…


LIONS TAKE CHANCE ON TOFFOLO

By Richard Cawley richard@slpmedia.co.uk Millwall manager Neil Harris signed Harry Toffolo from Norwich City yesterday on a short-term deal – and has challenged the former England under-20 international to prove he is Championship class. The…


Call for delay over Elephant decision

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Developers who want to build nearly 1,000 homes and move a university campus across a road have asked for a decision on the scheme to be delayed Delancey asked for a…


Youngsters create magnificent mosaic

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk A magnificent mosaic was unveiled at a primary school by a local MP Marsha de Cordova, MP for Battersea, cut the ribbon for the mosaic created, in part, by pupils of…



Mixed results for Streatham Storm

There were mixed fortunes for Streatham Storm in a home double header on Saturday with the club’s Division One team bagging a high-scoring win to keep up their push at the top of their league,…


‘I find a way to do something useful’

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A contract manager with terminal prostate cancer is to attempt the “toughest foot race on earth” to raise money to prevent the disease AFC Wimbledon fan Kevin Webber, while in the…



Green light given to £108m RCA building

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A college’s £108m revamp has come through its first hurdle after being approved by planners. The Royal College of Art’s flagship new building, designed by Tate Modern Switch House architects Herzog…


Sex beast on moped jailed for 7½ years

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A moped pillion rider who carried out sex attacks on two women after following them on the bike has been jailed for seven and a half years The attacks were carried…









Super sewer set for Thames

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Tunnelling is set to begin later this year on a super sewer below the Thames, which will ensure the river does not have to be full of waste in wet weather…



Move to build 2,000 new homes

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Town hall chiefs will lend at least £300m to a new housing company over the next five years to kick-start an ambitious plan to build up to 2,000 more homes Lambeth…


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