Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Lewisham

EXCLUSIVE: Lewisham sets terms for Millwall land grab inquiry

The Bar Council will be asked to appoint a QC to chair an independent inquiry into controversial aspects of a planned development around Millwall's...

Beaten and kicked to death in pre-planned attack

  Three men who killed a man in a pre-planned attack have been convicted of manslaughter at the Old Bailey. The brutal attack on 26-year-old Reginald...

70-year-old man in critical condition after road collision

  A 70-year-old man is in critical condition after a serious road collision. Police were called at 1.44pm on Monday, 20 February, to reports of a...

Five teen terror suspects held in London over ‘travel plans’

Five teenage terror suspects - one aged just 15 - have been arrested in a series of raids across London amid fears they were...

Animal charity calls for five-year jail terms for violent abuse

People who abuse animals should face jail sentences of up to five years, according to a new campaign launched by Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. The...

Thames key to driving London’s economic growth, says minister

The Government's minister for London has said the River Thames can play a key role in powering economic growth in the capital. South London MP...

Woman in her 80s escaped from attacker when he fell asleep

An elderly woman held captive for two hours in her own home escaped - when her bungling attacker fell asleep. The man claimed to be...

Death crash tram was travelling even faster than previously thought, new report

A tram that derailed killing seven people was travelling faster than previously thought - at four times the speed limit. The Rail Accident Investigation Branch...

Mayor confirms October start date for £10 vehicle T-charge

A new £10 ‘T-charge’ on London’s most polluting vehicles will be introduced in October this year. The tough new emissions standards will penalise drivers who...

Charlton fans raise cash in just 12 hours for student nurse to pay dad’s...

In just 12 hours big hearted Charlton fans raised thousands needed by a student nurse to pay back the debt for her father’s funeral. The...

Lee riding school closed after 50 years by baliffs after being saddled with bramble...

A community riding school saddled with a £10,000 plus bill from a landlord to clear brambles has been closed down by bailiffs. Pink Willow Equestrian Centre...

Detectives investigating Hillside Road, killing charge 38-year-old man with murder

Detectives investigating a killing in Streatham Hill, have charged a man. Chi-Wah Cheung, 38, of no fixed abode, was charged on Thursday, February 16 with...

Walking or cycling for 20 mins a day could ‘save NHS £1.7bn’

Walking or cycling for just 20 minutes a day could save the NHS £1.7 billion towards life-saving treatments, according to new research. The Greater London...

Brockley Street Art Festival to return and the hunt is on for artists, walls...

  If you have ever wondered why there are...

‘Time running out’ to tackle mental illness in the LGBT+ community

A new London Assembly report has laid bare the shocking extent of mental illness experienced by the LGBT+ community. Verbal and physical abuse targeting sexual...

Greenwich M1 Art showing Ian Cryer’s work for new stamp

A GREENWICH gallery has the honour of exhibiting the original work for the latest stamp to be issued. Visitors to the ‘Master of Oil’ exhibition...

Lewisham mayor vows not to vote on Renewal development issues

  Lewisham's mayor Sir Steve Bullock has promised not to take part in any votes on the future of the regeneration around Millwall's ground, The...

London’s renting crisis leads to fears over ‘unsettled’ children

London’s renting crisis is now so severe that parents are concerned for their children’s stability and wellbeing. A survey of mothers and fathers in the...

Rail Union RMT confirms guards and drivers on Southern Rail will strike

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that guards and drivers on Southern Rail will strike again, in...

‘Gun surrender’ removes deadly weapons from London streets

More than 80 firearms and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition were handed into police last week as part of a city-wide 'gun surrender'. The haul...

Dying paedophile jailed for ‘Breaking Bad’ crystal meth plot

A terminally ill paedophile who bought crystal meth on the streets of London and lured children to his house for sex has been jailed after...

Mayor to mark Oscars night with Trafalgar Square film screening

Trafalgar Square will be transformed into London’s biggest cinema for a free screening of Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman to celebrate the capital's creative success. The...

EXCLUSIVE: Lewisham scrutiny chair welcomes mayor quitting post on under-fire charity

Lewisham's watchdog chief has welcomed mayor Sir Steve Bullock's decision to quit his posts on a...

Southeasten keeping love on track for Valentines

A commuter train company played cupid today by beaming out messages of love on its information screens and announcing them over tannoys. Southeastern found itself...

Flying start for city’s cyclists as Londoners pedal past record

London cyclists made a record number of pedal-powered journeys around the capital in the first month of 2017, new figures reveal. Transport for London said...

EXCLUSIVE: Lewisham mayor Bullock quits post on under-fire foundation

Lewisham mayor Sir Steve Bullock has quit his post on the Surrey Canal Sports Foundation, thus throwing into further doubt the future of £1billion...
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