Young leader Lora gains award for charity work

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A student at St Paul’s Academy in Abbey Wood has won a Jack Petchey Outstanding Young Leader award for her tireless work helping disabled children in sport. Lora Umelue, 17, from…


Mayor’s fuel-poverty policy fury

BY CALUM FRASER Protesters were dragged by security staff out of City Hall on Thursday after disrupting Mayor’s Question Time by chanting and throwing paper aeroplanes at the assembly. A coalition of environmentalist groups stood up as…


‘The truth – it was a sledgehammer’

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Andrew Lovell still does not know for sure who his father is. The 52-year-old may never know. The father who adopted him has died and his mother is in a home…


School has plenty of time and space

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Dr Who assistant and Brixton girl Pearl Mackie opened a new school and was grilled by pupils about the new woman doctor. The actor, who plays Bill Potts, the first openly gay…



‘As my son learns to talk, so do I’

BY SHUJAUL AZAM shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Losing your voice following a stroke can be terrifying, so imagine having to raise a young child and struggling to communicate with him at the same time. But help is at…




























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