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Stop and search numbers up five fold in August

Stop and search numbers up five fold in August

The number of stop and searches being carried out by police in Croydon have increased dramatically since the riots in August, according to figures released by Scotland Yard. …

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.…

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.…

Arsonists admits to manslaughter

Arsonists admits to manslaughter

A man charged with killing his elderly father and a lodger by setting fire to a maisonette in Shadwell has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey yesterday.…

Bravery award for gang fight hero Mark Peskett

Bravery award for gang fight hero Mark Peskett

A neighbourhood enforcement officer has received a national bravery award at the Mansion House for breaking up a gang fight.…

Squatting is about need, not about lifestyle

Squatting is about need, not about lifestyle

Today the government is planning to outlaw squatting in a populist move that will see a very vulnerable group of homeless people criminalised.…

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.…

Hackney among the worst hit in legal aid cuts

Hackney among the worst hit in legal aid cuts

Thousands of people in Hackney will lose out on free legal advice and representation due to government cuts, East London Lines has learned.…

Arrest made following Clapton murder

Arrest made following Clapton murder

Police investigating a fatal stabbing in Hackney have arrested a man in connection with the murder.…

Met Officer sacked over 999 call failures

Met Officer sacked over 999 call failures

  A metropolitan police officer was fired after ignoring 141 emergency calls including rape and child abuse reports.…