Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Lewisham

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...

Lewisham chief executive to order independent external review into Millwall compulsory purchase order

EXCLUSIVE Lewisham chief executive Barry Quirk has written to borough councillors to confirm he will be ordering an independent external review into the compulsory purchase...

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...

Freight derailment causing rail chaos in South London

Commuters face nightmare journeys to work this morning after a freight train derailed near Lewisham last night. The incident has caused major disruption to the Southeastern...

‘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...

Blackheath Society concerned about significant increase in Lewisham town centre scheme

A residents group is hugely concerned by the significant increase in the size of a Lewisham...

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...

Man sprayed in face with corrosive substance at Lewisham DLR station

Police are appealing for information after a man was sprayed in the face with a corrosive substance. The incident happened at Lewisham Docklands Light Railway...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ministers’ mental health ’empty rhetoric’ masks crisis in care

Ministers have been urged to drop their “empty rhetoric” over plans to improve mental health support amid warnings of a crisis in care. Councillor Alan...

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...

Former children’s home worker who sexually abused two teens in the 80s jailed

  A former care worker who sexually abused two teenage boys at a children's home in the 1980s has been jailed for 12 years. Bryan Handley,...

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...

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...

Success of shopping centre pop up offering skills to young unemployed

  THE SUCCESS of a youth unemployment charity and street wear retailer is to be celebrated with a graduation ceremony and exhibition. Lewisham Shopping Centre is...

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...

Power Football teen selected to train for England raising funds for elite wheelchair

  A TEENAGER with cerebral palsy who has wanted to play power football for England since he was six has been scouted to train with...
Lewisham, UK
clear sky
8.7 ° C
10 °
8 °
66%
3.6kmh
0%
Wed
3 °
Thu
4 °
Fri
9 °
Sat
8 °
Sun
6 °

MOST POPULAR

LEWISHAM REPORTERS

416 POSTS0 COMMENTS
21 POSTS0 COMMENTS
262 POSTS0 COMMENTS

SPORT

WHAT'S ON