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Outsider Art comes to Lewisham’s Stephen Lawrence Centre

Outsider Art comes to Lewisham’s Stephen Lawrence Centre

The Stephen Lawrence Centre in Lewisham is hosting an exhibition of work by artists with learning and physical disabilities.…

Hackney assault gun is linked to Duggan death

Hackney assault gun is linked to Duggan death

Two Metropolitan Police officers are under investigation after it was disclosed that a gun reportedly found at the scene of the shooting which sparked the August riots may have been used in an alleged assault at a Hackney hair salon a week earlier.…

Bats at the ready for ping pong record attempt

Bats at the ready for ping pong record attempt

Bethnal Green could be shot into the record books this weekend as locals attempt to serve up the world’s largest-ever ping-pong rally.…

After the riots: Croydon will “never forget”

After the riots: Croydon will “never forget”

The sky-high flames that engulfed London Road and Reeves Corner, from the Croydon arson attacks on the night of August 8, provided some of the most unforgettable scenes of the London riots. Shops were looted and businesses and homes burnt to ash.…

Hackney squatters fight off eviction for third time

Hackney squatters fight off eviction for third time

Hackney squatters successfully resisted eviction on Friday morning for the third time in the past two weeks.…

Wharf transformation plan ”fails on housing”

Wharf transformation plan ”fails on housing”

Plans for a multi-billion pound development on Deptford’s riverside will not deliver enough affordable housing – and fail to meet the council’s own targets – say local residents.  …

Review: EastEnd Cabaret – The Revolution Will Be Sexual

Review: EastEnd Cabaret – The Revolution Will Be Sexual

EastEnd Cabaret comes with high expectations. Their show, The Revolution Will Be Sexual, has been showered with critical praise and this week they grace the cover of Time Out.…

Larry Lamb’s Christmas switch-on “wicked good”

Larry Lamb’s Christmas switch-on “wicked good”

EastEnders villain Larry Lamb took on the merrier role of lighting up Croydon town centre on Thursday as the borough’s official Christmas festivities began.…

Children in Need helps your neighbours with £850k

Children in Need helps your neighbours with £850k

This Friday, London will play host to the 31st Children in Need event. Organisations across Croydon, Lewisham, Hackney and Tower Hamlets have received over £850,000 from the charity in recent years, enabling their continued work in the area today.…

Shop loses alcohol licence over street shots

Shop loses alcohol licence over street shots

A Brockley shop has lost its license to sell alcohol after police found it had encouraged anti-social behaviour which resulted in a shooting at an unauthorised Royal Wedding party.…