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Jimmy Mizen ‘hope’ cafe wins business award

Jimmy Mizen ‘hope’ cafe wins business award

A local coffee shop set up by the parents of a murdered teenager has recieved an award for excellence in social enterprise from the Mayor of Lewisham.…

Firefighters tackle blaze in Deptford workshop

Firefighters tackle blaze in Deptford workshop

A workshop fire in Deptford has been brought under control after 20 fire fighters and four fire engines were called to the scene earlier today.…

Deptford man reported killed in Somalian conflict

Deptford man reported killed in Somalian conflict

It has been reported that a man from Lewisham has been killed in Somalia during a battle outside Mogadishu.…

Man guilty of murdering “defenceless” pensioner

Man guilty of murdering “defenceless” pensioner

A 27-year-old man has been found guilty of stabbing a “defenceless” pensioner to death at his home in Lewisham.…

Free business course for Lee Green residents

Free business course for Lee Green residents

Aspiring entrepeneurs in Lee Green will have the opportunity to sharpen their business acumen and hone their skills with a free course that starts in February.…

Drug dealer behind bars after three year pursuit

Drug dealer behind bars after three year pursuit

A drug dealer from Lewisham has finally been jailed after a three year battle by police.…

Celebrate Chinese New Year in New Cross

Celebrate Chinese New Year in New Cross

With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, New Cross People’s Library will host members of the local community this coming weekend to build a dragon as part of the festivities.…

Police drugs raid on Telegraph Hill

Police drugs raid on Telegraph Hill

Telegraph Hill Safer Neighbourhoods Team have conducted a drugs bust this morning at a property on Evelina Road. Acting in conjunction with officers from the Territorial Support Group and the Dogs Unit, they entered the address at approximately 5.30 am.…

Olympic dream one step closer for Lewisham lad

Olympic dream one step closer for Lewisham lad

Lewisham Olympic hopeful James Ellington yesterday secured a sponsorship deal with British toiletries company King of Shaves, after his unconventional approach of attracting a sponsor on eBay was unsuccessful.…

Two women jailed over summer riots

Two women jailed over summer riots

A 25-year-old woman from Lewisham has been sentenced to two years in prison for attacking a beauty salon with a metal bar during last summer riots.…