Crystal Palace handed three new TV dates

By Sam Smith Three Crystal Palace Premier League fixtures have been rearranged for broadcasting. The home match against Manchester United, originally scheduled for Saturday March 3, will now be played on Monday March 5 at 8pm…


Leader: My plans for the living wage

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Greenwich council leader Denise Hyland has said she will be targeting more businesses in the borough to urge them to provide the London Living Wage if she is returned in May Speaking…




State your views on any future planning of Bexley

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Residents are being encouraged to attend an information event in Bexleyheath that is part of consultation on the Mayor of London’s new draft London Plan. The consultation runs until March 2, and…


Building economic growth

A top Government representative came to Bexeyheath to discuss how growth in the economy of the area could be achieved. Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of…



Leisure – Interview with Adam Kay

Comedian Adam Kay is bringing two contrasting shows to Greenwich Theatre next month on subjects that could not be closer to his heart – an obsession with satirical singer-songwriter Tom Lehrer and his former life…







‘Creating a thriving community’

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk New homes are to be built on a site in Erith that has been empty for a number of years Architects, Ash Sakula, have been appointed to deliver the new design…










Irfan is new principal at college

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk A chemistry teacher who led an expedition to base camp at Everest has finally got to the top – by becoming a college chief Irfan Latif, who went to school in…


Raising cash to help the plight of refugees

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk If you’re looking for a home for traumatised refugees, you could certainly do with tough-talking no-nonsense Sergeant June Ackland behind you The character on TV series The Bill had her troubles…


Please help us to beat cancer

BY NEWS REPORTER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk A family whose young son passed away following a shock cancer diagnosis are calling on locals to back a campaign to support the charity that helped them through it all. In…


Appeal for kits for young footballers in Africa

Percy Hutchful was a torchbearer at the 2012 Olympics for his services to sport The Battersea football coach’s employers, John Lewis in Oxford Street, had nominated him after he passed five different coaching qualifications in…


Sex beast is jailed for nine years after attack

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk GOOD SAMARITAN HELPS PREVENT RAPE AS YOUNG WOMAN WALKS THROUGH COMMON A “violent, dangerous, sexual predator” has been jailed for nine years for sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a young…





Duke’s visit to children’s hospital

BY NEWS REPORTER news@slpmedia.co.uk The Duke of Cambridge visited Evelina London Children’s Hospital on Thursday to celebrate the national roll-out of a scheme to help ex-servicemen and women find employment in the NHS. Step into…


Get new outfits for nothing, swap for it…

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk Nothing comes for free, until now that is – especially if you are into clothes. The Clothes Swap Lovers (CSL) group will be hosting a free clothes swap event at the Bird’s…