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Lewisham Young Mayors crown Star of the Future

Lewisham Young Mayors crown Star of the Future

A Greenwich teenager was crowned Star of the Future yesterday as part of a music competition held at Lewisham Shopping Centre.…

Youth knife crime surges in Lewisham

Youth knife crime surges in Lewisham

Knife crime among young people in Lewisham has increased by 63 per cent since 2008, Metropolitan Police figures have revealed.…

Seven in hospital after Deptford blaze

Seven in hospital after Deptford blaze

Seven people were taken to hospital after being trapped on the upper floors when a fire broke out in a Deptford tower block.…

Laban Centre start for Olympic Torch relay

Laban Centre start for Olympic Torch relay

Huge crowds are expected for the Lewisham start of the procession of the Olympic Torch through south London, organisers said today. The torch will be taken to 1,108 UK communities between May 18 and July 27 and organisers today announced further details of the route  through south London on July…

New skatepark designed for Telegraph Hill

New skatepark designed for Telegraph Hill

Telegraph Hill Skate Park has now completed its final stages of development after final designs were released by designers, Gravity.…

Brockley locals object to ‘drug and alcohol’ centre

Brockley locals object to ‘drug and alcohol’ centre

Residents have expressed opposition to Lewisham council’s proposal to open a drug and alcohol treatment centre in Brockley Cross. The council is currently holding a public consultation on the plans, which, if approved, would see the opening of the centre on Shardeloes Road, Brockley Cross. This would be the main…

Brockley flasher wanted by police

Brockley flasher wanted by police

A man is wanted for indecent exposure in the Lewisham area as victims have reported their experiences to the police.…

£100 a week for childcare due to school closure

£100 a week for childcare due to school closure

Tidemill parents face paying £100 a week to send their children to school as a planned move to a new building is delayed.…

Ghouls parade streets of Brockley

Ghouls parade streets of Brockley

Carving pumpkins at Halloween may be nothing new, but for a Brockley social enterprise group, this tradition was the inspiration for a unique fundraising opportunity.…

Flasher alert for local women

Flasher alert for local women

Social networking has uncovered a number of incidences of indecent exposure in the Brockley and New Cross areas over the last few months.…