Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Greenwich

What’s the secrecy over Greenwich parks consultation asks Tory opposition

  AN OPPOSITION councillor is questioning the “secrecy” over a parks consultation after his Freedom of Information request is refused. Conservative councillor Spencer Drury is incensed...

Mencap makers of bespoke furniture from reclaimed wood get a cash boost

  ADULTS with learning difficulties who make bespoke furniture and crafts from reclaimed wood celebrated a cash boost Greenwich Mencap has netted £5000 to help market...

Cost of parking ‘stifling business growth’ across London

The cost of parking in London is “stifling business growth” for thousands of independent traders, according to a major lobby group. The Federation of Small...

World’s first ‘selfie’ exhibition to open at London’s Saatchi Gallery

A new art exhibition is to open at one of London’s most prestigious galleries – celebrating the history of the ‘selfie’. Displays at the Saatchi...

Second London teenager stabbed to death in space of four days

A 15-old-boy has been stabbed to death - the second teenager to be murdered in London in just four days. Police say the victim, who...

‘Major step’ for London’s music scene as venues stabilise

London Mayor Sadiq Khan hailed a “major step” towards rebuilding London’s live music scene after a report revealed the number of venues has not...

Woolwich Crossrail gateway scheme with revamp of two listed buildings gets go ahead

  A SCHEME to revamp two listed buildings and create a “gateway” for a Crossrail station got the green light from councillors. Greenwich council granted permission...

Extremely poorly puppy found shivering in Eltham may not survive

  The RSPCA is appealing for information after an extremely poorly poodle cross puppy was found shivering by a wall in Eltham The young dog thought...

Trio arrested in police attack in break up of Deptford illegal rave

  Five police officers were attacked while trying to break up an illegal rave in a disused bank building. Lewisham police were attacked by a number...

Anger at significant rise in tower in revised Lewisham Gateway scheme

  Concerns have been raised over proposals for a 32-storey tower on a key site in Lewisham town centre. Residents packed a public meeting on plans...

Greenwich theatre boss on play about cricketer who tragically lost an eye

Column by James Haddrell the artistic and executive director of Greenwich Theatre. In...

Truth Poet’s road to mental health recovery inspired by written word

Everyone who experiences a mental health problem will follow their own particular path to recovery. While many people rely on medication and treatment, others turn...

Home Secretary Amber Rudd thanks police cadets for voluntary work

Amber Rudd visited Greenwich Volunteer Police Cadets VPC) at St Paul's Academy in Abbey Wood on Wednesday night (18). The visitor was treated to...

Free study support offered for secondary pupils in Thamesmead

  A CHARITY is offering youngsters free study support in Thamesmead. The God's Grace Foundation (GGF) is providing classes for 11 to 17 year olds free...

Mystery OBE medal found in bin bag sparks search across London

A prized OBE medal awarded by the Queen for outstanding service has been found - dumped in the rubbish. The search is on to find the...

Happy New You roadshow to tour Greenwich for nine weeks

  A SHOW to help Greenwich residents make positive changes is to tour the borough for the next nine weeks. The council launched its 2017 ‘Happy...

Greenwich bans landlord renting tiny flat to elderly couple

A landlord was banned from renting a tiny cramped flat to an elderly Gurkha veteran and his wife. Greenwich officers served a Housing Act 2004...

More than 2,000 youngsters to perform for Lewisham Live Explodes

  AN annual festival celebrating youngsters talent in music and dance is back with pop up performances across Lewisham and the Tate Modern. More than 2,000...

Appeal for Lewisham teenage girl who has been missing since November

Lewisham police are continuing to appeal for the public's help to find Suada Gashi. The 16-year-old is originally from Lewisham but had recently been...

Commuters ‘could pocket thousands’ in train delay refunds

Frustrated commuters could get thousands of pounds back for enduring late trains if they used their credit card to buy season tickets, it has...

Hagit Yakira bringing dance show to Deptford following Sadlers Wells success

  AN AWARD winning choreographer is bringing her show to Deptford following its acclaimed premiere at Sadlers Wells. Hagit Yakira Dance's show Free Falling – Double...

Should a 100-year-old Plumstead girls school now accept boys to meet need for places?

  A HEADTEACHER is urging people to give views on proposals for a 100 year old girls secondary to start offering places to boys. Plumstead Manor...

Artist sought to help Deptford children create “super sewer” artwork

  A CALL has been made for an artist to help Deptford children create a work for “super sewer” construction hoardings. Tideway, the company delivering the...

Two former Ravensbourne students nominated for BAFTA awards

A GREENWICH college is thrilled a film by...

London house sales slump after Brexit, official figures reveal

House prices are continuing to rise but sales have slumped by a fifth - with transactions in London down by a staggering 40 per...

Police cuts will put Londoners’ safety at risk, says Mayor

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned that further cuts to police budgets would pose a serious risk to safety on the streets. He said it...
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