There’s fun in store for kids at ASDA

Asda Charlton’s Community Champion Caroline Pettican is set to host a BBC Children in Need fundraising event in the store on today. The theme of the activities will centre around BBC Children in Need and Asda’s new…



Star-studded Christmas concert

With Christmas looming it’s time to start thinking about festive events. The South London Press charity partner, Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity, is hosting its celebrity-studded London Carol Concert on Wednesday, December 6 and is inviting…


Talking about loneliness…

The  co-chairwoman of the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness talked movingly about the problems faced by members of society, as part of a lecture series Rachel Reeves MP – sister of Ellie, Labour MP for…


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‘We’re happy to be living in Greenwich…’

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Greenwich has been crowned the friendliest borough in London, according to results published last week. The online survey covered every borough in London asking residents about community spirit, safety and about local…


Be sharpish, get tickets!

TV and radio celebrity Pat Sharp comes to Spirit nightclub at Norbury on November 18, bringing you a club classic and party set to remember Pat Sharp is well known for his 12-year stint presenting…




Tree-mendous idea for Christmas

Christmas starts with a Christmas tree, and there’s nothing like a real Christmas tree to get you in the mood for the festive season. This year, Capital Christmas Trees is working with The Royal Parks…


Delivering anti-bullying messages

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Schoolchildren wrote and recorded their own anti-bullying anthems at a council’s annual awareness raising event to mark the start of Anti-Bullying Week 2017 About 100 pupils from six primary schools attended…


Can you dig it?

An ambitious street planting programme has started in Bexley that will see more than 230 trees planted across the borough The programme is part of Bexley’s extra investment taking place over the autumn and winter…


Creating a buzz about festival

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Bexley’s first literary festival – Book Buzz – will take place next year Cabinet member for community safety, environment and leisure Councillor Peter Craske announced the festival on Saturday at an event…


Help make a sick child’s Christmas a little special

LEWISHAM AND GREENWICH NHS TRUST APPEAL FOR PRESENT DONATIONS BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Christmas is fast approaching and Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is calling for donations of new toys for children and young people as part of…








Lloyd an active fan of programme

Lloyd, aged 59 from Balham has been with the service since March 2017 He said: “I was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and started treatment in July 2016. “I finished in December 2016 and since…



Award for moving way to fight cancer

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A community support team has been nominated for a prestigious award, celebrating the lasting difference their work has made to people diagnosed with cancer Based in St George’s Hospital, The Macmillan…



Giorgio happy he’s half the man he used to be

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A man who thought it was his lot in life to be overweight lost 17 stone in 17 months after his weight ballooned to a whopping 32 stone. Giorgio Annecchini, a…


Barman pedals to Brighton to help hospice

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A barman cycled 54 miles to Brighton to raise money to help sick children. Simon Danks, who works at the Pavilion, Sydenham, raised £2,500 on his arduous pedal – but is…