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Bizarre optical phenomenon spotted in south London sky

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‘I’ve lost a day’s work a week waiting in Lower Road traffic,’ says Rotherhithe man

A frustrated resident is pleading for change after saying he has ‘lost a day’s work a week’ waiting in traffic in Rotherhithe. Mike Ranson, a self-employed handyman and railway signal engineer, said he’s reached his limit with the congestion – admitting to having had a ‘breakdown’ one ...

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World’s best press photographs to showcase in Borough

The world’s best press photographers will display their spellbinding photos of war, disasters and climate change at an exhibition in Borough

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Homelessness: South London venue needed to cook 190 meals in one day

The hunt is on for a south London venue with space to cook nearly 200 meals for the homeless. The venue would need to host 50 to 80 guests and have enough space to prepare 190 meals in a single morning. Team Tactics, which provides “alternative” corporate team-building activities, said Clapham i...

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Primary set to close amid falling pupil numbers despite petition signed by 3,216 people

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Ore Oduba, starring as Happy Man in ‘Pretty Woman the Musical’ at Bromley’s Churchill Theatre

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The Windrush Warriors Are Coming to Peckham

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The Legacy of Loss

‘The Legacy of Loss’ is a new

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London Assembly Election: Candidates to debate at Herne Hill hustings

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Mum ‘unable to have carpets in two of the bedrooms for 30 years’ due to damp 

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Man ‘trapped’ behind doorstep has been ‘staring at four walls’ watching ‘Eastenders repeats’ for two years

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City Splash Festival returns to Brockwell Park

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Former Walworth swimming pool could become offices of major skateboarding brand

A former South London baths is set to get a new lease of life as offices for a skateboarding brand. Manor Place Baths in Walworth could become home to Palace – a skateboarding and clothing company based in the

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Eltham residents say area has come ‘a long way’ since Stephen Lawrence’s murder 31 years ago – see video

Eltham residents have reflected on how culture has changed in the 31 years since Stephen Lawrence’s murder, claiming the area has come ‘a long way’. Stephen Lawrence was stabbed on April 22 1993 by a group of up to six racist attackers on Well Hall Road. Over 30 years later, locals are conside...

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Revealed: The shocking waiting times disabled people face for home adaptations in south London

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Rotherhithe pub to host party with drag queens to cheer on Marathon runners

A Rotherhithe pub, based on the London Marathon route, is inviting locals to come down and enjoy live entertainment with a front-row view of the race. The Brunel will open extra early on Sunday (21 April) to welcome charities and frontline workers for free tea and coffee from 8:30 am. Those wanting ...

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‘I’ve given my car away’: Locals react to Rotherhithe’s most controversial cycle lane

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Free pond life activity day coming to East Dulwich

Families are invited to discover the creatures and creepy crawlies living at an East Dulwich wildlife garden on Saturday, April 20. The Pond Life Family Day at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening, 28 Marsden Road, will take place from 10am till 3pm. Open to Southwark residents only, visitors will enjo...

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Elephant and Castle Railway Station: Police confirm cordons were raised last weekend after man found injured

Police cordons were raised outside Elephant and Castle Railway Station last weekend after a man was found injured. Officers were called to the station shortly after 6am on Saturday, April 13. They found a man who’d been injured and was then taken to a nearby hospital. His condition was not conside...

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Fire damages residential block in Walworth

A fire has damaged a residential block in Walworth with firefighters warning about the dangers of candles. London Fire Brigade (LFB) was called the blaze on Massinger Street at 1.58pm on Wednesday, April 17. Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters had brought it under contr