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Free Wi-Fi at London Bridge railway station

Millions of station users are set to benefit from the launch of free Wi-Fi at London Bridge station. The station, which has recently reopened following a £1 billion redevelopment, caters to more than 56 million…




Warning for officer who punched child

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A police constable has received a final written warning after being found guilty of gross misconduct. PC Kehinde Meshe, based within the Transformation Directorate, attended a public misconduct hearing to answer…



Aspiring architects can train at hub in memory of Stephen

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A centre to help aspiring architects and engineers, created in memory of murder victim Stephen Lawrence, is set to open near his home next month. The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust has…







Elephant developer reveals scheme for social housing

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A developer hoping to make up to £153.75million from a development of nearly 1,000 new homes has offered to build more of them for cheap rent. Regeneration company Delancey’s £1billion plans…



Go-ahead for £1.8m school block

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A big high school has been given permission to build a new block to ease the pressure on its bursting classrooms. Wandsworth council has given the green light to the £1.8…


‘I’m running marathon for all who saved me’

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A policeman who took on knife-wielding terrorists in the London Bridge terror attack is to repay the hospital that saved him by running the London Marathon. Charlie Guenigault, 26, was on his…



Man dead after fire breaks out in flat

BY KIRSTY PURNELL toby@slpmedia.co.uk A pensioner died after a fire in his kitchen last week despite the fire alarm going off in his flat, neighbours say. Osu Olanrewaju was rescued from his ground floor flat…


Pleas to reopen ‘Monty’ pub

BY KIRSTY PURNELL toby@slpmedia.co.uk Music lovers have issued an impassioned plea to the new owners of a legendary 150-year-old pub to not erase its past and to keep its musical history going. The Montague Arms in …



Pledge to keep town clean

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Businesses are being asked their views on its community charter plans. At an unveiling of lamp post banners, with a Love Woolwich, Don’t Litter  message,  businesses were asked their views on the…




Family and police still searching in hope for Abel

Police continue to appeal for help to find a vulnerable missing man from Catford. Wolfgang Abel N’da, 22, was last seen at 8am on November 7 last year. Wolfgang, known as ‘Abel’, is described as…


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…


Meeting the needs of those with dementia

The care teams at four South-east London care homes have achieved accreditation to provide a pioneering new approach to caring for people living with dementia. They are Norwood Green in Tentelow Lane, Marlborough Court in…


Novel event to celebrate reopening of library

Central Library, Bexleyheath opened its doors on February 1, following a four-week closure works. These have included improvements to facilities, with bigger meeting rooms, refreshing the look and feel of the library. The closure also…


Man jailed for six years for drugs and firearms offences

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A man has been jailed for drugs and firearms offences. Asher Mitchell-Butler, 20 of Perystreete, Forest Hill, was sentenced to a total of six years at Woolwich Crown Court on Thursday….



Help to give canals a new lease of life

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Thamesmead residents are being given the chance to create five new green nature spots along the area’s canals. Approximately 200sqm of new reedbeds – an equivalent area to more than seven…


Copper sacked for gross misconduct

A police officer has been sacked after allowing her car to be used by an uninsured driver and for breaking the speed limit. PC Yasmin Norris, who was an officer in Merton Borough, faced a…


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…



Victim is stabbed 11 times

BY NEWS REPORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A killer who stabbed his victim 11 times in a busy shopping street, in an “unprovoked, vicious attack” has been convicted of murder. Alando Bolt, of Adelaide Close, off Coldharbour Lane,…


Raw sewage floods woman’s garden for nearly two weeks

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A retired childminder had to put up with her garden being flooded with raw sewage for almost two weeks – and fears the long-standing problem will return. Linda Campbell, who has…


The 8ft house on sale for £1m

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk If inside every fat house, there’s a skinny one trying to get out, then this one should be someone’s dream home. The Slim House, in St John’s Hill, Battersea, is less…



Search for teenage boy from Nunhead

Police are appealing for help to find a teenage boy who is missing from Nunhead. Mohammed Kalokoh, 14, was last seen at approximately 6.30pm on Sunday, 4 February in the Kings College Hospital area. Mohammed…


Unsafe Streatham railway embankment to be reinforced

BY NEWS REPORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Vital work to stabilise an unsafe railway embankment has started – it’s part of an upgrade costing £300million across London. The banking in Streatham is starting to subside, according to geology…


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