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Bushy Park cricket club unveils plans for new facilities after suspected arson attack

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Labour council refuses to condemn two-child benefit cap ahead of crunch Commons vote

Southwark Council’s Labour leader has refused to ba

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Our Eyes Will Dance

Bethlem Gallery, set in the grounds of the world’s oldest psychiatric institution, presents Our Eyes Will Dance, a retrospective of the work of artist Courtney (1964 – 2024) exploring the human condition, institutionalisation and body image.  Courtney’s art practice expresses the importance ...

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Putting Harry Beck on the Map

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Millwall mainstay pub China Hall to be restored after flat conversion halted

A mainstay Millwall pub will be restored despite a developer’s attempts to turn it into flats. Rotherhithe’s China Hall buzzed on matchdays but faced disaster after new owners took over. The developer, Hamna Wakaf, removed the bar, cut beer lines, and subdivided the ground floor into two apartme...

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Surrey Quays man charged with murder

A man from Surrey Quays has been charged with the murder of a woman in Walthamstow. Shaine March, 45 (02.09.78), is accused of murdering Alana Odysseos, 32.  He will appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, July 23).  In the early hours of Monday, police were called to...

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Denmark Hill station: Fight on-board train prompts police appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fight on-board a London Overground train near Denmark Hill station. A video has circulated online showing two men fighting with one appearing to be knocked unconscious. Police believe the altercation took place on the Overground line between Clapham Junctio...

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Forty new Bermondsey council homes left unfinished after construction firm collapses

The building of forty new council homes in Bermondsey has stalled after the construction company collapsed. Southwark Council says its urgently looking for another contractor to finish the homes, which were over two sites on St Saviours Estate. ARJ Construction – the Hertfordshire-based company ca...

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Festival on the River Thames is back this September

A festival along the river Thames returns this September with live art performances, mudlarking and the Great River Race. Totally Thames Festival will take place from Sunday 1 – Monday 30 September across London celebrating the life and soul of the river. The month-long programme runs the 42-mile ...

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‘His compassion touched everyone’: Tributes pour in for man killed in Peckham shooting

Tributes have poured in for Jesse Lloyd-Smith – a man who was fatally shot in Peckham.  The twenty-year-old was shot on East Surrey Grove on Wednesday, July 10. People have shared tributes remembering ‘his kindness, thoughtfulness, and compassion

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Struggling Camberwell shopkeepers: Council promises to ‘find a resolution’ after ‘outrage’ over 120 per cent rent hikes

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Bakerloo line extension: Bermondsey MP and Southwark Council leader urge government to back scheme

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Peckham shooting victim named as Jesse Lloyd-Smith

A man shot dead in Peckham has been named as Jesse Lloyd-Smith, 20.  Jesse died in hospital after being shot on East Surrey Grove shortly before 5pm on Wednesday, July 10. There have been no arrests and police are still appealing for witnesses and information.  Detective Chief Inspector Alex Gamma...

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New cycle lane in Bermondsey could get rid of ‘half of the parking’ for nearby estate

Half of the parking for the Neckinger Estate could soon disappear to make room for a new cycle lane in Bermondsey. The plans, which have been proposed by Southwark Council, would see a route put in place from Tanner Street to Willow Walk. It will join the existing Cycleway 10 on

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East Surrey Grove Peckham shooting: Victim named and pictured

The victim of a Peckham shooting has been named and pictured for the first time.

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Lordship Lane Dulwich: Person taken to hospital after crash

A person has been taken to hospital after a crash in Dulwich.

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Plough Way Southwark: Middle of the night shooting

A shooting was reported in Plough Way, south east London in the early hours of the morning.

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Southwark man jailed after drugs found near school

A Southwark man has been jailed for seven years after drugs were found hidden away in a cigarette box near an east London School.

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Council removes equipment from sixteen playgrounds after children were injured

Southwark Council has removed swings and other equipment from sixteen parks in the borough, following an incident at one where two children were injured. Last month, a rotten climbing frame at Goose Green playground collapsed, leaving two children needing hospital treatment. One child suffered a hea...

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Murder trial starts at the Old Bailey after woman was stabbed in Bermondsey on Christmas Eve

A young woman was stabbed by a 16-year-old boy after inhaling laughing gas on Christmas Eve, a court heard. Kacey Clarke, 22, was knifed at a flat in Bermondsey on December 24 last year. Police officers attended along with paramedics who provided emergency first aid but Ms Clarke died at the scene. ...