Articles by Shuz




£100m scheme to pay sex abuse victims ‘not endorsed’ by SOSA

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A report detailing a redress scheme for survivors of historic sexual, physical and  psychological abuse at former Lambeth children’s homes is not being endorsed by The Shirley Oaks Survivors Association (SOSA), the…


Penny gives hospice a Space to Grow

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk The Demelza Space to Grow project was opened by Penny Lancaster-Stewart on Tuesday. The well-attended event was the culmination of an exciting building project at the children’s charity’s Eltham hospice.  The…



Criticism grows over council music festivals’ consultation

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Lambeth’s Green Party has blasted the town hall demanding better consultation  over the staging of two music festivals proposed for 2018. It has called for full and transparent consultation over the…


Youngsters learn through sport

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Five Lambeth community sport clubs are celebrating their contribution to a London-wide education programme which has helped more than 2,000 disadvantaged young people across London improve their employability. The St Matthews…



On screen by royal appointment

By SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk When you’re watching the second series of the TV blockbuster royal drama The Crown, look out for  49-year-old Ivanhoe Norona, Ivanhoe, pictured, who  was spotted by TV scouts,  is playing a royal role himself…


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…


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,…


‘As my son learns to talk, so do I’

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Losing your voice following a stroke can be terrifying, so imagine having to raise a young child and struggling to communicate with him at the same time. But help is at…


Help make a sick child’s Christmas a little special

LEWISHAM AND GREENWICH NHS TRUST APPEAL FOR PRESENT DONATIONS BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Christmas is fast approaching and Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is calling for donations of new toys for children and young people as part of…


Tom makes a splash with pupils

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Clapham Leisure Centre hosted a master class for St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School, in Clapham led by Olympian Tom Daley Daley, the current 10m platform world champion, provided technical diving instruction…


Row over cost of felling tree avenue

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Wandsworth Council has admitted that the cost of felling and replacing a mature avenue of chestnut trees on Tooting Common was in excess of £80,000, according to opposition councillors. However, the…


Officers praised for outstanding bravery

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Deputy Met Commissioner Craig Mackey paid tribute this week to South Londoner PC Keith Palmer and praised PC Charlie Guenigault after they were honoured with Pride of Britain Outstanding Bravery awards….


32 years delivering babies and never a day off sick…

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A community midwife who retired after 32 years without a day off sick has put her perfect record down to the joy of  witnessing hundreds of births and healthy eating. Christine…


Pupils help hospital staff to care

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Students have helped raise hundreds of pounds to make ill children’s visits to hospital that much more comfortable. Staff and students from St Matthew Academy visited the children’s wards at University…


Greenwich comes together to remember our war heroes

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk The Royal Borough of Greenwich joins together in remembrance for those who lost their lives in war and conflict. Remembrances part of modern British life, culture and heritage. It becomes a particular feature…


Oarsome time on the Thames

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk On Sunday, October 8, 60 volunteers from the council made up the 10 teams that took to the River Thames to tackle the nine-mile route, rowing from Woolwich to Greenwich, raising…


A feast of Halloween events

By Shujaul Azam shuz@slpmedia.co.uk From Lego to pumpkin carving and  face painting to Thriller Yoga there is something for all the family this half term and Halloween at Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station. The…


Ex-Lions boss’s minibus gift to school

Former Millwall manager and player Dennis Wise has presented Charlton Park Academy with a new minibus.   The presentation was done through the Dennis Wise and Frankham Group Charitable Trust on October 10. Dennis Wise,…



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