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Search for minicab driver in Catford murder case

Search for minicab driver in Catford murder case

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in south London following the murder of Catford teenager Kwame Ofosu-Asare in Brixton on March 2. The 17-year-old victim, a sixth form student at Forest Hill School, died from multiple stab wounds to the chest after he and his friend were chased by two…

Barbara Windsor joins Diamond Jubilee lunch

Barbara Windsor joins Diamond Jubilee lunch

Barbara Windsor joined the Lewisham scout group at Buckingham Palace for ‘The Big Lunch’ in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The event, which is run annually by the Eden Project, aims to get people across the UK to have lunch with their neighbours and come together as a community.…

Tributes paid to Catford teenager killed in Brixton

Tributes paid to Catford teenager killed in Brixton

The murder of a Catford teenager on March 2 in Brixton may be linked to the killings of six other young people in the south London area, police say.…

Man killed by train at Hither Green Station

Man killed by train at Hither Green Station

A man has been killed by a train at Hither Green station after witnesses saw him arguing with a woman on the tracks.…

Stabbing in New Cross linked to Brixton attacks

Stabbing in New Cross linked to Brixton attacks

A 20-year-old man has been left in hospital after a serious attack in New Cross in the early hours of Sunday morning. The man, who has yet to be named, is stable but in a serious condition following the incident on Shardeloes Road. A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said…

March against ‘workfare’ targets big employers

March against ‘workfare’ targets big employers

Protesters gathered outside businesses on Lewisham High Street on Saturday as part of a national demonstration against the government’s mandatory work experience schemes. The march targeted shops said to be involved in ‘workfare’, including McDonalds, Boots, Greggs, BHS and Primark, in an attempt to pressurise them to pull out of…

Man shot by police arrested in hospital

Man shot by police arrested in hospital

A man whose shooting in Forest Hill on February 19 is at the centre of an independent investigation has been arrested in hospital for attempted murder of three police officers. The 25 year old man named in reports as ‘George’  was Tasered and shot on Stanstead Road after officers were…

Tots get reading at Brockley tea dance

Tots get reading at Brockley tea dance

Parents and toddlers gathered today at a Tea Dance for Little People in Brockley to take part in London’s first Children’s Book Swap.…

Man jailed for 7 years for aiding illegal immigrants

Man jailed for 7 years for aiding illegal immigrants

A New Cross resident was jailed for 7 years on Wednesday after helping dozens of immigrants to stay in the UK illegally.…

Pupils given “harsh reality” in anti-knife crime talks

Pupils given “harsh reality” in anti-knife crime talks

Police in Lewisham are warning school pupils about the dangers of carrying knifes. Sessions entitled ‘Your Life You Choose’ were held for year nine pupils at Trinity School to show them the harsh consequences and long-term repercussions of carrying a knife.…