Youngsters’ art brightens up station

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Children left their mark on the future by having their artwork installed at a rail station. Pupils of Dulwich Hamlet Junior School helped Southern launched its latest station partnership on Monday…




Delay over introduction of new Tubes

The Northern line could become the overcrowded “misery line” again at peak times due to a delay in providing extra trains, it is claimed. Transport for London (TfL) has announced it is suspending plans to…











Sixth-former’s waste pledge campaign

A sixth-former at James Allen’s Girls’ School in Dulwich wants people to join her global fight against waste next month. Tilly Gratton, 18, has joined a new campaign to cut down on waste next month…


Shard show set to light up night sky

South London’s most towering landmark will illuminate Christmas for a fifth year, starting on December 4. The Shard’s annual festive light show will return as the top 20 storeys of the building illuminate the capital’s…




Cycling, 1,500 miles with best in-tent-ions

A 79-year-old man has pedalled across 1,500 miles of desert to raise money for leprosy sufferers. Retired biomedical scientist and seasoned traveller Mike Patmore, 79, was hit by disaster at the end of the first…


Seven levels of artistic talent

BY TOBY PORTER  toby@slpmedia.co.uk The revamp of a multi-storey car park will be completed on December 8 when it will open as a hub for creative entrepreneurs. Peckham Levels will open its doors with a specially…



Blood is cultural not just a life-giving fluid

Give 100 per cent in everything, they say. That’s fine as long as it’s not blood. Some people, though, have happily donated an armful of their precious life-giving liquid to help others – only to…


Picturing a pavilion of delights for kids

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A primary school is to get a pavilion that was once in grounds of the Dulwich Picture gallery. The Dulwich Pavilion will be installed in the playground giving the kids a…



‘After the dark comes the light’

Cancer survivor Lorraine is now an avid fundraiser to fight the disease A woman, who heard the news that so many dread, that they have breast cancer is today working hard to raise public awareness…


Teachers join to tackle obesity

As national obesity levels in the UK rise, primary school teachers are today coming together in South London to tackle unhealthy eating. More than 70 primary school teachers from across the UK will attend the…


Campaigners plan rally for Tube station

BY LILY HESS shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Residents and traders are holding a rally next month to urge Transport for London (TfL) to build a new Tube station. Campaigners want a new Bakerloo Line stop built at Bricklayers…


Pupils inspired by children’s author

A children’s author known for his distinctive storytelling wowed pupils during a reading this month. Michael Rosen, 71, is a former Children’s Laureate who is regularly heard on BBC Radio 4. He treated youngsters to…


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