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Local heroes to be awarded by council

Local heroes to be awarded by council

Croydon Council has launched a new award for local heroes and is calling on residents to nominate volunteers, fundraisers or simply kind-hearted people that have made Croydon a better place to live.…

Council to take back control over schools

Council to take back control over schools

Hackney councillors discussed the future of the borough’s education system on Monday night in advance of control over schools being brought back in-house for the first time in ten years.…

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.…

Tower Hamlets and Lewisham secure awards for urban planning and design

Tower Hamlets and Lewisham secure awards for urban planning and design

East London has once again been recognised for its contribution to making London a great place to live in, after scooping two awards in Tower Hamlets and Lewisham at the ninth annual London Planning Awards. St Paul’s Way Trust School in Tower Hamlets and the Margaret McMillan Park in Lewisham…

Confusion over Croydon Athletic ‘resignation’

Confusion over Croydon Athletic ‘resignation’

Controversy has arisen over an apparent resignation by Croydon Athletic FC from the Ryman Isthmian League after the club posted an official statement on their website confirming their withdrawal. The club has had many well-publicised problems and were handed a £7,500 fine and had points deducted before Christmas,  after an…

Council to look into low-cost energy co-op

Council to look into low-cost energy co-op

Tower Hamlets council is to look into the creation of an ‘energy co-operative’ in a drive to lower energy bills and reduce fuel poverty in the borough.…

Eagles fans to decide on new club crest

Eagles fans to decide on new club crest

Crystal Palace FC has unveiled six possible logo designs to replace the original badge that has been the club’s emblem since 1994 – and fans are being called on to choose their favourite.…

War memorial plaque thieves brought to justice

War memorial plaque thieves brought to justice

A man and a woman from Lewisham have been sentenced for stealing a World War One memorial plaque from a local church last year.…

Free sporting initiatives in Hackney for the over 50’s

Free sporting initiatives in Hackney for the over 50’s

Hackney residents over the age of 50 are being offered the chance to sign up for a free place on a 12 week healthy lifestyle training programme as part of The New Age Games 2012 initiative.…