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Glory for fathers in White Ribbon football

Glory for fathers in White Ribbon football

Lewisham Council met its match on Wednesday, November 23, when its five-a-side team took on the Lewisham Young Fathers Project.…

Shoreditch squatters in court over protest

Shoreditch squatters in court over protest

Shoreditch squatters were among 11 people in court on Wednesday for their involvement in a protest coordinated by Squatters Action for Secure Homes last month.…

Fears eased over Deptford landmark removal

Fears eased over Deptford landmark removal

Fears over the fate of an iconic Deptford landmark have been quelled after rail authorities announced it is not to be demolished.…

Locals raise £2,400 for New Cross Library

Locals raise £2,400 for New Cross Library

Generous locals have helped raise £2,400 for the New Cross People’s Library at a charity auction.…

Sainsbury’s Stoke Newington plans reduced

Sainsbury’s Stoke Newington plans reduced

Developers have been forced to respond to pressure from locals opposed to the scheme to bring a large Sainsbury’s to Stoke Newington.  A new exhibition is planned and, according to Stokey Local, it is likely that the plans will be scaled down.…

Protesters stage ‘die in’ at EDF over energy prices

Protesters stage ‘die in’ at EDF over energy prices

Protesters from Hackney were among 40 who staged a ‘die-in’ at the EDF energy headquarters in London today in response to the “excess death statistics” released by the Office for National Statistics this morning.…

Deptford dwellers get in the Christmas spirit

Deptford dwellers get in the Christmas spirit

A Christmas tree decorated with empty beer-cans, tomatoes, carrots and a large umbrella on Deptford High Street has attracted a lot of attention from passers by. The Deptford dwellers that usually sit around the anchor sculpture on the high street made the unusual Christmas decoration after they found the tree…

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.…