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There’s fun in store for kids at ASDA

Asda Charlton’s Community Champion Caroline Pettican is set to host a BBC Children in Need fundraising event in the store on today. The theme of the activities will centre around BBC Children in Need and Asda’s new…



Star-studded Christmas concert

With Christmas looming it’s time to start thinking about festive events. The South London Press charity partner, Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity, is hosting its celebrity-studded London Carol Concert on Wednesday, December 6 and is inviting…


Talking about loneliness…

The  co-chairwoman of the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness talked movingly about the problems faced by members of society, as part of a lecture series Rachel Reeves MP – sister of Ellie, Labour MP for…


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Be sharpish, get tickets!

TV and radio celebrity Pat Sharp comes to Spirit nightclub at Norbury on November 18, bringing you a club classic and party set to remember Pat Sharp is well known for his 12-year stint presenting…




Tree-mendous idea for Christmas

Christmas starts with a Christmas tree, and there’s nothing like a real Christmas tree to get you in the mood for the festive season. This year, Capital Christmas Trees is working with The Royal Parks…


Delivering anti-bullying messages

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Schoolchildren wrote and recorded their own anti-bullying anthems at a council’s annual awareness raising event to mark the start of Anti-Bullying Week 2017 About 100 pupils from six primary schools attended…


Can you dig it?

An ambitious street planting programme has started in Bexley that will see more than 230 trees planted across the borough The programme is part of Bexley’s extra investment taking place over the autumn and winter…


Creating a buzz about festival

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Bexley’s first literary festival – Book Buzz – will take place next year Cabinet member for community safety, environment and leisure Councillor Peter Craske announced the festival on Saturday at an event…



Lloyd an active fan of programme

Lloyd, aged 59 from Balham has been with the service since March 2017 He said: “I was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and started treatment in July 2016. “I finished in December 2016 and since…



Care home’s VIP event to mark opening

Rectory Court care home has been officially opened with a fantastic a VIP event attended by the Mayor of Lewisham, councilors from the boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham and representatives from local charities and businesses….





Adam’s appy with cash

A computer whiz-kid defeated thousands of applicants from across the country to receive a university bursary helping students from underprivileged backgrounds. Adam Kona,  who went to Sacred Heart RC Primary School in Este Road, Battersea,…



From horse-drawn carriage to engines

History of Southwark, with Peter Frost, Peckham Society chairman We go from the horse-drawn transport which continued just beyond the 1940s and overlapped the internal combustion engine and diesel from the early 20th century up…


Food & drink – Knowles of Norwood

BY PALOMA LACY shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Attention to detail will make or break a restaurant and last weekend’s visit to Knowles of Norwood illustrated beautifully how smoothly operations can run with the right man at the helm…