Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Merton

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

London’s youth services ‘slashed by £22m in last five years’

Investing in London’s underfunded youth services could help to tackle knife crime and keep kids away from gangs, according to a new report. Official figures...

Empty garages reveal ‘wasted opportunity’ to build homes

More than 16,000 new homes could be built across London on land occupied by unused or rundown garages owned by councils, according to new...

Southern under fire over plan to hire 200 new train drivers

Troubled rail operator Southern has been slammed by Britain's biggest train union for trying to hire new drivers - because their current ones keep going...

Funeral of local historian Stephen Humphrey at St George’s Cathedral

The funeral of Southwark and London local historian Stephen Humphrey is at 10 am this Thursday 19th January at St. George's Roman Catholic Cathedral,...

Student’s search for station hero who paid her £150 train fare

A London student is desperately trying to find the kind stranger who forked out more than £150 for her train fare when she lost...

Views to take away the blues

The View from The Shard has started to release 2,017 exclusive discounted Love London passes priced at £20.17 –normal price is £25.95 per annum...

Warnings over pet safety after ‘cat killer’ strikes again

A pet cat found decapitated near its owner's home is "most likely" to have been the latest victim of the notorious Croydon cat killer. A...

Have fun in the snow and burn off those calories

Just because it has been snowing, there’s no need to be miserable and give up on your new year’s resolution. Here’s some suggestions on how...

New Imperial War Museum exhibition charts the anti-war movement

A new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum will chart the anti-war movement from the First World War to the present day. Here are some...

Plans to cut night noise a ‘bargaining chip’ for third runway

The Government has been accused of using proposals to cut airport noise at night as a "bargaining chip" to progress plans for a third runway...

Ice after thundersnow wreaks havoc across London

A blast of thundersnow and freezing weather has swept across London and the South East bringing widespread disruption. The Met Office said rain, sleet and...

Mother reveals pain and guilt of losing son to psychotic illness

For more than eight years Doreen High felt unable to talk about her son Ricky’s tragic death. While he wrestled with complex mental health problems,...

Southern should be stripped of service, say passengers

Only a fifth of passengers believe Southern is capable of running a train service, according to a new poll. Strong public support was revealed for...

Coffee shops to offer English and Maths classes

Coffee shops have become popular meeting places for ‘on the go’ Londoners – the perfect spot for a working lunch or a business briefing. But...

Snow and wind could trigger ‘significant travel disruption’

An Arctic blast is set to hit London with several days of subzero temperatures and the possibility of 'thundersnow' blizzards. A blanket of snow could fall across the capital this...

Crash survivor killed after 60ft fall at shopping centre

A car crash survivor plunged 60 feet to his death inside a shopping centre after he leaned over the railings and fell head first...
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