Nothing is so a-peel-ing as a ripe banana…

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Tooting might have been recently chosen as the 10th most interesting place in the world to visit in an online travel guide, but it is not known for its tropical climate. It…



Playing in parks keep kids fit

Children need play areas to keep healthy – which is why campaigners have been fighting to keep open Papa’s Park in Pulross Road, Brixton. The park was funded by Lambeth council until six months ago….


Lack of exercise is a weighty problem

BY CALUM FRASER shuz@slpmedia.co.uk South London has some of the fattest kids in the country. Southwark has the fourth highest percentage of overweight or obese children in the country, according to statistics in a new study….


What fun guys and gals

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk Members of the Wimbledon Common Nature Club, supported by the London Wildlife Trust, went on a Fungi Foray with Fabrice Boltho, who leads fungi walks for The South London Botanical Institute….


Developer withdraws Hamlet support

A developer has stopped paying a football club’s players after almost three years, following the decision to bar the firm from moving the stadium on to protected land to build homes on the old pitch….


Tackling the scourge of rogue landlords

Thousands of tenants across South London are living in dangerous accommodation managed by hundreds of rogue landlords A Freedom of Information request sent to London’s 32 boroughs has revealed that within the past year Southwark…


Veteran cars take to road

By Philip Carter If you had got up early on Sunday morning you may have seen the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run. This annual event is a must see for car enthusiasts. This…



Clothes that are fit for a hero

BY TOBY PORTER toby@slpmedia.co.uk An entrepreneur has launched a fashion label inspired by the first private to receive the country’s highest award for bravery, the Victoria Cross. Business management and digital media student Zib Nyatito,…











Countdown to Christmas…

Christmas can be a chaotic time of year so why not take some of the stress out of shopping and enlist the help of your milkman or milkwoman? Milk and grocery delivery service Milk &…


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We want to make the South London Press even better – and we need your help with our online survey Your valuable feedback will help us to improve our coverage and ensure our titles better…


A blind veteran is set to march at the Cenotaph

A blind veteran is set to march at the Cenotaph in London this Remembrance Sunday with the charity Blind Veterans UK. Rob Long, 30, will be marching at the Cenotaph in London with more than…


Upcoming Christmas events…

Summer seems barely gone, and the Christmas season is already fast approaching. Fortunately South London is full of events to keep everyone’s spirit up Candlelit Carols, Southwark Cathedral December 2, 7.30pm-9.30pm Enjoy performances from the…












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