Friday, June 23, 2017

Greenwich

Wife’s £1.8m gift to hospital to fight bladder cancer in memory of husband

A major donation to fund research into what has been described as a ‘forgotten’ cancer that kills 15 people every day in the UK,...

Chelsea FC to donate their Community Shield match fee to Grenfell Tower disaster...

The Blues are planning to donate their match fee for the Community Shield encounter with Arsenal on August 6 to the Grenfell Tower disaster...
Clair Seiler, right with daughter Ariella

‘I’ll have to give up work if after school clubs close’

Parents say plans to axe after-school and holiday clubs for their autistic children will have a catastrophic impact on many families lives. Drumbeat School which...

London mayor call for communities to come together at Eid Festival in Trafalgar Square

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today called on Londoners from all communities to come together at this year’s Eid Festival in Trafalgar...
Are prescription pills needed ? Not always reckons Sue Domain

Do we need all these pills?

No, I’m not going to write about the puppy. I’m also not going to write too much about my mother. She has been diagnosed with...

Green topping off for sports centre by athletic track with indoor skate park

  A milestone in the creation of a multi-sports centre by an outdoor athletics track and award winning watery oasis was celebrated. Wild flower seeds were...

Public asked to take part in NHS consultation

The first of six public engagement meetings on the South East London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) is due to be held on tonight,...

Eltham Arts launch folk song CD in run up to July music fest

  A CD with food inspired folk songs has been served up as part of the preparations for a communities music festival. Eltham Arts celebrated the...

Fire fighter uses TV knowledge to help deliver roadside baby Jeremy

A fire fighter used her knowledge from TV's One Born Ever Minute helped deliver a baby boy on a busy roadside. Fire fighters received a...
Susan Calman Photo: Steve Ullathorne

It’s the Calman before the storm

Ten years ago Susan Calman was a top flight corporate lawyer working at places including the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. But she says it...

Greenwich’s action plan for cleaner air formally launched

Pictured Cllr Danny Thorpe trying out a power assisted bike with from left to right Razine Bossert,  Logan Bossert and Riley Bossert from Haimo...

Bus trip to see Greenwich’s other treasures and raise cash for volunteer work

A volunteer charity is launching a tour to take Greenwich's tourists and residents off the beaten track and see some of the borough's other...

Teen charged with the murder of Adam Chambers in Charlton

Detectives investigating the murder of Adam Chambers in Charlton have charged a man. Felou Abadja, 19, of Greenwich was charged with murder today and is...

Greenwich sexual health lecturer recognised by the Queen

  A sexual health lecturer has been recognised for his services to nursing and education by the Queen Dr David Evans of the University of Greenwich...

Great Charlton Cake -Off in tribute of Jo Cox and her message of unity

  Masterchef finalists judged the baking at a day to bring people together in memory of MP Jo Cox. Great Get Together events were held over...

Forest Hill School ninth strike day as staff and parents lobby Justine Greening for...

  Union members who suspended action for the exam period are to strike for the ninth day this year today. Parents and teachers from Forest Hill...

Exclusive preview of Edinburgh Festival play GOODY in Greenwich

James Haddrell the artistic and executive director of Greenwich Theatre weekly column This year the Edinburgh Festival Fringe celebrates its 70th astonishing year, and with...

A festive robber has been sentenced to seven years

A man who committed a spree of robberies in Greenwich over the festive period has been jailed. Alex McGuinness, 34 of Wellington Gardens in Charlton...

Charlton fatal stabbing victim named and appeal for help to trace two suspects.

  Adam Chambers, died from a stab wound to the chest in an incident behind Phipps House, off Woolwich Road in Charlton on Tuesday June...

Grenfell Tower disaster: Fundraiser for victims of tower blaze

Jeremy Hardy, Josie Long and Mark Thomas will be among stars at a fundraiser on Monday for families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire,...

Murder investigation launched in Charlton

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Charlton. Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 17:49hrs on...

New opportunities for Leegate Shopping Centre as ASDA withdraws from plans

    ASDA has withdrawn from plans for an anchor supermarket at a major regeneration scheme which had met huge concerns from residents. St Modwen has announced...

Lewisham float your boat events to remember MP Jo Cox

Everyone is invited to “float their boat” in flotillas which are to flow through a borough in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox. Events at...

Victim of fatal Blackheath motorcycle crash named and witness appeal

Detectives appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision have released the name of...

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Clive Efford holds Eltham for Labour with an increased majority

Clive Efford has held Eltham with an increased majority of 6.296 up from 2693 in 2015. The Conservatives had hopes for the marginal seat and...

GENEAL ELECTION 2017: The count has begun in Southwark for the seat Simon Hughes...

The count is on at Southwark for the seat Simon Hughes is hoping to reclaim for the Liberal Democrats from Labour’s Neil Coyle However there’s...
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