Friday, June 23, 2017

Southwark

Wife’s £1.8m gift to hospital to fight bladder cancer in memory of husband

A major donation to fund research into what has been described as a ‘forgotten’ cancer that kills 15 people every day in the UK,...

Chelsea FC to donate their Community Shield match fee to Grenfell Tower disaster...

The Blues are planning to donate their match fee for the Community Shield encounter with Arsenal on August 6 to the Grenfell Tower disaster...

Chief executives of the City of London, Westminster, Southwark and Brent working together to...

A statement from Sir Steve Bullock announcing that Barry Quirk, Chief Executive, is to provide interim leadership support to the Royal Borough of Kensington...
Clair Seiler, right with daughter Ariella

‘I’ll have to give up work if after school clubs close’

Parents say plans to axe after-school and holiday clubs for their autistic children will have a catastrophic impact on many families lives. Drumbeat School which...

London mayor call for communities to come together at Eid Festival in Trafalgar Square

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today called on Londoners from all communities to come together at this year’s Eid Festival in Trafalgar...

Public asked to take part in NHS consultation

The first of six public engagement meetings on the South East London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) is due to be held on tonight,...

Residents and shoppers evacuated as Second World War shell is found

Firefighters carried out a controlled explosion after an unexploded Second World War shell was discovered in Penge. The ammunition was found in Kingswood Road, less...
Susan Calman Photo: Steve Ullathorne

It’s the Calman before the storm

Ten years ago Susan Calman was a top flight corporate lawyer working at places including the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. But she says it...

‘I played music to block out sounds of attack’

A 10-year-old Irish dancer who won the British title was caught up in the terror attack at London Bridge days later. Now Sophia Larking is...
A care home user and Paro

Care home users in Borough give a (robotic) seal of approval

Science fiction is full of homicidal androids. Movies like Alien, Elysium, Transformers, Terminator and Westworld depict a nightmare future where machines menace the world. But...
People at the dock on Saturday

Man dies in dock tragedy

A 26-year-old man died despite a concerted rescue operation after disappearing in water in soaring temperatures. But a 13-year-old boy managed to clamber from the...

Man stabbed in East Dulwich

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a man was stabbed in East Dulwich. Police were on scene dealing with a road traffic collision...

Sue Domain: Should I take my puppy to The Stone Roses concert?

So, after four weeks stuck in our house, our Labrador puppy was finally freed to roam the streets of South London. Obviously not unsupervised! What...
The iconic tramp character created by Charlie Chaplin,

Charlie Chaplin’s Kennington home honoured with a blue plaque

Charlie Chaplin has been honoured with an English Heritage blue plaque at his former London home in Brixton Road, Kennington – his last British...

Where the next generation of Peckham celebrities will be learning their craft

Peckham could have a stream of its own celebrities in a matter of years as a new stage school opens in little more than...
Left: Millwall striker Aiden O’Brien, left, with Roy Larner

Lion of London Bridge should receive award for his bravery, say Millwall footballers

The Millwall fan dubbed “The Lion of London Bridge” has been hailed a hero by everyone from Crystal Palace fan and Good Morning Britain...

Grenfell Tower disaster: Fundraiser for victims of tower blaze

Jeremy Hardy, Josie Long and Mark Thomas will be among stars at a fundraiser on Monday for families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire,...

Borough Market terror attack: Heads bowed in minute’s remembrance then it’s…Back to business

It was back to business as defiant traders, customers and well-wishers, including Prince Harry, attended the reopening of Borough Market after the terror attack...

Fans will remember heart attack victim Antony Murphy

Millwall fans who preyed for his recovery will remember one of their number who medics tried desperately to save when he collapsed during a...

Lifeboat rescue for man who jumped into the Thames to save dog

  THE dramatic moment an RNLI lifeboat crew in London rescued a man who had jumped into the River Thames to save a dog was...

Victim Support on hand to help as Borough Market reopens tomorrow

  Victim Support’s trained staff will be on hand to offer help and support at Borough Market tomorrow morning (Weds) as it re-opens following the...

Simon Hughes congratulates Labour’s win of the Southwark seat he hoped to reclaim

The Liberal Democrat's high profile candidate issued a statement after Labour's Neil Coyle almost trebled his majority for the  Bermondsey and Old Southwark seat...

Family of injured brave police officer in London Bridge terror attack speak of their...

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Borough Market traders backing A Saturday Night Out for Red Cross victim fund

  A community shaken to the core by last Saturday's atrocity is backing a call for everyone...

Thousands raised for Millwall fan stabbed in London Bridge attack

More than £25,000 has been raised for Millwall fan Roy Larner who was stabbed multiple times when he confronted terrorists during the London Bridge...

It’s already a vintage year for the UK’s first saké brewers – from Peckham

Marriage should be like a fine wine - and get better with age. But it probably works even better if you keep a cork in...
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