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Application made for twin skyscrapers in Croydon

Application made for twin skyscrapers in Croydon

Croydon has potential to become the second Canary Wharf if plans to build a second 55-storey skyscraper on Lansdowne Road materialise.…

A wallet friendly Bonfire Night 2011

A wallet friendly Bonfire Night 2011

It appears the purse strings are tightening for firework displays in London.…

Centerprise community centre faces eviction

Centerprise community centre faces eviction

Centerprise Community and Arts Centre in Dalston could be closed in eight days if council court action is successful.…

Croydon Chef holds Apprentice style competition

Croydon Chef holds Apprentice style competition

Croydon businessman and restaurant owner, Malcolm John, has come up with a rather unusual idea to recruit young chefs.…

Brockley locals object to ‘drug and alcohol’ centre

Brockley locals object to ‘drug and alcohol’ centre

Residents have expressed opposition to Lewisham council’s proposal to open a drug and alcohol treatment centre in Brockley Cross. The council is currently holding a public consultation on the plans, which, if approved, would see the opening of the centre on Shardeloes Road, Brockley Cross. This would be the main…

Ghouls parade streets of Brockley

Ghouls parade streets of Brockley

Carving pumpkins at Halloween may be nothing new, but for a Brockley social enterprise group, this tradition was the inspiration for a unique fundraising opportunity.…

Locals priced out of Shoreditch as demand in the east End rises

Locals priced out of Shoreditch as demand in the east End rises

In the 90s it was the urban playground of the Britart crowd and celebrated as the capital’s creative and artistic hub. Now the artists have been priced out and the hipsters have moved on. Is it all over for Shoreditch?…

Twelve arrests at Squatters occupation of Parliament Green and MP Crispin Blunt’s home

Twelve arrests at Squatters occupation of Parliament Green and MP Crispin Blunt’s home

Hundreds of police were deployed late last night to kettle a ‘mass sleep out’ against a proposed late amendment to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill to be voted on today. The amendment would criminalise squatting in residential buildings. Twelve people were arrested.…

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

Eco-friendly Crystal grows in east London

International engineering conglomerate Siemens, has recently announced the name of its new landmark centre of urban sustainability, which is being constructed in East London. The new eye-catching structure was christened ‘The Crystal’ at the high level ‘topping out’ ceremony that took place in East London last Wednesday the 26th of…

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.…