Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Lewisham

Vintage dress agency hits 20

Paraphernalia new, nearly new and vintage boutique dress agency is proudly celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. Owner Mandi Whitby said: “What makes Paraphernalia so...

Mayor’s audit will look at air quality risk to school pupils

Five schools in South-east London’s pollution hot spots are to be inspected in a bid to reduce the toxic fumes young children breathe. The two...

Facade of historic pub is restored

The original Victorian facade of a pub which was ripped out by previous owners has been restored to its former glory. The White Hart public...

Historic tree up for award

A historic mulberry tree has been nominated for the Woodland Trust’s Tree of the Year award. The Deptford Folk group says the mulberry tree, in...

‘You are always on my mind…’

A devoted husband has arranged a tribute to his wife at the store where she worked for more than 30 years. A plaque is to...
The college students have received scholarships worth up to £17,000 each

Ambitious students gain scholarships

Seven ambitious college students living across South London have received scholarships worth up to £17,000 each thanks to housing association L&Q. The Turlogh O’Brien Scholarship...
Steve Bullock with Navelle Tomlin and Harry Chappelle

Seeking to be the borough of culture

Youngsters helped launch Lewisham’s quest to be one of the first London Boroughs of Culture last week at the Horniman Museums and Gardens in...
Doreen Tuck

Do you know Doreen Tuck?

If you have the information, please email shuz@slpmedia.co.uk or contact the South London Press at Unit 4, The Gateway, 2 Rathmore Road, Charlton, London...

London opens its doors

A free event which has seen some participants pleasantly shocked by queues of people keen to get inside their homes is back. The annual Open...

‘Petrol-free’ bridge moves a step closer

An architect who designed a petrol-free bridge at Rotherhithe still hopes he will get to help build it. Nik Randall from Southwark dreamed up the...
Kyri Karoulla with Millie Odlum at Brockley’s Rock

Rock down to Brockley Rock restaurant

Advertisement Feature Brockley fish and chip shop is the first restaurant in the capital – and one of the first in the country – to...

Missing girl from Tulse Hill

Police in Lambeth are appealing for the public's help to find a missing teenage girl from Tulse Hill. Dorcas Ibandula, 16, failed to return home...

OnBlackheath aims to attract both music and food lovers, and their families, this weekend

The festival aimed at celebrating the stunning location of Blackheath and showcasing both home-grown and international artists is back for a fourth year. Travis are...
Paige Hagan, left with her great-grandad Derek.

Walking the Walk at just 17 months

A 17-month-old tot has signed up to walk 3.5km to raise vital funds at the London Memory Walk on Sunday. Paige Hagan’s mum, Siobhan,...

Callan loves high seas adventure

https://youtu.be/ZEVhALYgx0k A 22-year-old, who is in recovery from cancer, is enjoying the sailing experience of a lifetime as he takes part in the latest leg...

Countering the police closures

Hundreds of residents have signed petitions appealing for police station counters to be kept open. Almost 1,000 people have expressed their opposition to London...

Supporting single parents into work

Prospects for single parents in Greenwich, Bexley, Lewisham and Southwark are set to improve with the start of an £200,000 support programme launched by...
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...

Around the world – on a motorbike

A 23-year-old has heard he’s the youngest person to ever circumnavigate the world solo on a motorbike. Kane Avellano, who lives in Lewisham, has...

Butterfly house opens its doors

The Horniman Museum and Gardens’ eagerly-awaited Butterfly House opened its doors to the public on Monday. The Butterfly House is home to hundreds of...

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...
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