Thursday, August 24, 2017

Greenwich

Bensons Family Fun

Enjoy all the fun of the Benson’s fun fair

There is fun-packed entertainment to be had at Benson's Family Funfair. Get the family down to Kennington Park, Oval from Friday, August 25 to September...

Police put up £10,000 reward to catch killers

A £10,000 reward is being offered to catch the killers of Danny Pearce. The reward is being offered by the independent charity Crimestoppers for information...

Tips to protect your plants while on holiday: With Neal’s Nurseries

Planning a holiday this month? Capital Gardens, owners of Neal's Nurseries in Wandsworth, have come up with some useful tips and tricks to protect...

Mentoring boost for boxing club

A boxing charity has received a cash boost for a mentoring programme for ex-offenders trying to get their lives back on track. The grant...

Restaurant Review: The Rabbit Hole by Paloma Lacy.

Alice In Wonderland takes some beating when it comes to artistic inspiration, not to mention the bravery required to pull it off. The Rabbit...

Make it a Big Knight Out to remember!

The idea for the Big Knight Out was formed at a 50th birthday party for Barrie Knight and Gary Wallis, which was held at...

Celebrating different cultures

The rich diversity of residents living in and around Lansdowne Green was celebrated through world music, dance and food on Saturday. About 200 people attended...

Workshops plan fire station’s artwork

The latest part of a Heritage Lottery-funded project by the South London Theatre in West Norwood is creating a panel for the new entrance...

Cash to fix church roof is heaven sent

A landmark church made famous by the classic works of Charles Dickens has been given an emergency grant to fix its roof and walls. The...

Children in need of your support

Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity has family support workers helping families across South London who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness. The...

Swift action protects fledgeling birds

Roofers have been praised for their swift action in saving a colony of birds they found in a building they were repairing. Specialists Breyer Group...

Priority tickets for Greenwich Wintertime

A contemporary and unique new winter festival launches in London with priority to local residents. The inaugural Greenwich Wintertime Festival will launch this December, set...

Sporty stars honoured at ceremony

Some very special sporty stars were honoured for their hard work and achievements. The South London Special League held an awards ceremony and a summer...

Delicious food on offer at the Carnival Flavour street food festival at...

The Caribbean tastes of the Notting Hill Carnival are to be on offer in Greenwich to start the Bank Holiday weekend. Greenwich Market is to...
Leemore day care user Aimee Esiaka with Sir Steve Bullock

Cutting the ribbon on hubs for day care centre users

Three new flagship hubs which bring together community services were officially opened. Sir Steve Bullock, the Mayor of Lewisham cut the ribbons to mark the...

Theatre removes expense of shows’ technical rehearsals

A major and often crippling expense is being removed by Greenwich Theatre for three companies who will each start a UK tour in the...
The indoor shopping centre has attracted more than 280 million visits since it opened its doors in 1977

Centre celebrates 40th anniversary with 1970s theme

A shopping centre celebrated its 40th birthday with a some 1970s-themed fun activities. Lewisham Shopping Centre held a four-day long party last week for its...

Simon gives an edge to his tragic comedy

A Greenwich writer is to give a reading and talk about his novel inspired by a shipping tragedy and a famous poem. Simon Edge is...
Thamesmead Lake Towers

Architects are shortlisted

Top architects have been shortlisted as the designers of a £5m library and civic building for Thamesmead. The The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)...

Charity walk by grateful cousins

Cousins Kim and Rose are teaming up this September to take part in a fundraising walk as a way of saying thank you to...

Sailing world to raise charity cash

A fundraiser is taking part in a challenging race across the seas to help raise awareness and funds for those affected by a devastating...

Master fan-maker helps out museum

A museum devoted to fans has launched a project to save the craft and bring its artistry right up to date. The Fan Museum...
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is requesting nominations for its Healthcare Hero Awards.

Nominate healthcare heroes

A health trust is urging people to nominate health care heroes who have gone the extra mile in their work. Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust...

High Street set for deep clean

A council has brought in a dirt blasting machine to help fulfil its promise to clean up Plumstead High Street. A deep clean-up of the...
Terry Iddenden was one of the first patients to benefit from the procedure

Guy’s surgeons are first again

Surgeons at Guy’s Hospital have become the first in the world to routinely perform a new type of robotic surgery which transforms the lives...

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