Articles by Calum Fraser

DJs club together to help hospital

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk Ravers and DJs are banding together to support a maternity ward. Paul Cartwright, co-creator of the free and independent radio station Muusic.fm, has set up a JustGiving page to raise £10,000…



Blaze fear at Greenwich’s New Capital Quay tower

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk RESIDENTS ARE STILL LIVING IN BLOCKS WITH SIMILAR CLADDING TO THAT USED AT GRENFELL Residents in a tower block development covered in Grenfell Tower-style cladding are outraged that it has not been…





His friends are pop stars, Nobel Prize winners and poets. His pieces are played to sold out theatres across the globe. But he is not motivated by the grand and the glamorous. “Everyday life for me is an inspiration,” he said. Interview with Dai Fujikura.

Dai Fujikura has an infectious sense of curiosity and wonder. As an internationally renowned and award-winning classical music composer, he has spent his life travelling the world. His friends are pop stars, Nobel Prize winners…



Street food extravaganza in Woolwich

A street food extravaganza will be coming to Woolwich in three weeks’ time. London Union, operators of Street Feast, were granted a drinks licence to host events at the site of the former Woolwich Public…


‘Children are the future and we are gambling with their lives’

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk Campaigners are hoping they are a step closer to reversing cuts made to a South London children’s mental health support provider. Representatives of Lewisham’s Children and Adolescents Mental Health Service (CAMHS)…




Man uses blade in shop robbery

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk Shocking CCTV images of a man with a huge knife robbing a shop have been released as Bexley police appeal for information. The footage shows a man entering the BNN Mini…





Greenwich Market pancake race

BY CALUM FRASER A South London pancake race has caught the eye of a Japanese national TV station. The annual pancake race at Greenwich Market has been going for five years, with traders and members…


Library archives are back

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk An archive collection is open to the public again. Bexley’s Central Library was refurbished in January meaning the library and the archives upstairs were closed to the public. However, they opened…



Iconic Deptford Anchor back in high street

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk The Deptford Anchor is back. After being in hiatus for the past five years the anchor has made its triumphant return to Deptford High Street. Residents and campaigners celebrated around the…


Tube noise is same as a rock concert

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk Noise levels in some South London Tube stations are louder than rock concerts, it has been revealed Analysis conducted by University College London professor Dr Joe Sollini found that noise levels on…




Empty homes ‘an insult’ to families

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk The number of empty and boarded up homes in Lewisham are an “insult” to struggling families, according to the Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate A public question from Chris Maines to the…


Helping young people into employment

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk Young South Londoners whose employment prospects have been transformed by a social enterprise group enjoyed a graduation ceremony on Thursday Heidi Alexander, MP for Lewisham East, joined 20 young people at…



‘It’s a risk to take my son out’

BY CALUM FRASER calum@slpmedia.co.uk Parents and guardians caring for children with autism and learning disabilities are at risk as vital after-school and holiday services face financial difficulties Lewisham council presented proposals for the future of Drumbeat…



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…


Leader: My plans for the living wage

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Greenwich council leader Denise Hyland has said she will be targeting more businesses in the borough to urge them to provide the London Living Wage if she is returned in May Speaking…



‘Creating a thriving community’

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk New homes are to be built on a site in Erith that has been empty for a number of years Architects, Ash Sakula, have been appointed to deliver the new design…


Get new outfits for nothing, swap for it…

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Nothing comes for free, until now that is – especially if you are into clothes. The Clothes Swap Lovers (CSL) group will be hosting a free clothes swap event at the Bird’s…


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