West Ham 1 – Chelsea 0 – HALF-TIME

Sleepy Chelsea went behind at the London Stadium to West Ham United after just seven minutes in the early afternoon 12.30pm kick-off. Marko Arnautovic, a muscular thorn in the side of Chelsea’s rearguard cooly slotted…











‘I can sleep better in my new home’

One hundred families, most of whom were living in hostels and bed and breakfasts, are now living in council homes bought to tackle the housing crisis in Lewisham. Housing provider Lewisham Homes, with the council…


Appeal for witnesses to south London fatal collision

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after a teenage pedestrian died following a collision with a car in south London.  Police were called at 22:15hrs on Thursday, 30 November to Creek Road at the…


‘Row, row your boat, 3,000 miles across the Atlantic’

BY RACHEL ADDISON shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A South London school rowing team are helping one woman’s incredible record-breaking attempt. Pupils at Sydenham High School, Westwood Hill, are supporting entrepreneur and adventurer, Kiko Matthews, as she tries to become…



Youngsters learn through sport

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Five Lambeth community sport clubs are celebrating their contribution to a London-wide education programme which has helped more than 2,000 disadvantaged young people across London improve their employability. The St Matthews…


No love lost over park festival

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Residents are fighting festival giant Lovebox to stop it from moving onto a nearby park. Brixton residents were stunned by Lovebox’s announcement early last week that  it was moving to Brockwell Park next…



The Big Interview: Tim Wilson

If you find yourself rushing past Waterloo station in February battling against the winter winds, stop for a moment and cock your ear towards the Vaults and you may hear a little scream of delight…


Weekend Brunch at The Oxo Tower Bar

BY CHARLIE STONG charlie@slpmedia.co.uk There can’t be too many places in the world where you can enjoy a slap-up breakfast for two overlooking some of the planet’s most iconic buildings, all for little over £40….


Can you make the greatest gift?

As Christmas approaches, the families supported by Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity across South London who care for a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness are only too aware that the greatest gift of all…



Lola’s design is chosen for card

Charlton Triangle Homes has a wonderful Christmas card again this year thanks to the artistic work of the children of Cherry Orchard Primary School. Each year the school is asked to participate in a competition…




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