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2 hrs ago | The Standard

Portrait of life

As part of the long-awaited regeneration of the heart of Lewisham in London, Portrait takes center stage as one of the area's most vibrant projects.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

BBC News

Carnival crowds defy holiday rain

The figure is about 1,000 more than Sunday and represents one of the Met's most complex operations of the year.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Lewisham, Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich councils crackdown on black market cigarette trade

Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley and Bromley Councils are joining forces to tackle the black market cigarette trade in an attempt to cut the amount people smoke.

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Petrol station fire in East Greenwich sees four fire engines tackle Smart car blaze

A Smart car was set alight at a Sainsbury's petrol station yesterday morning which resulted in four fire engines being called to the scene at East Greenwich.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Crackdown on black market tobacco

Efforts to reduce smoking and improve health are being hampered by the black market trade of millions of illegal cigarettes filled with excrement, dead flies and asbestos, local authority leaders have warned.

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BBC News

Tube passengers affected by strike

Members of the Aslef union who work on the Central Line walked out at 00:01 BST for 24 hours.

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Man wanted over 'non-molestation order breach' could be in Lewisham or Deptford

A tattooed man wanted on recall to prison for breaching a non-molestation order and making threats to kill could be in Lewisham or Deptford.

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15-year sentence for couple who burgled Lewisham pensioners and 100-year-old woman

A couple who burgled elderly people - including a 100-year-old woman and seven Lewisham victims - have been jailed for a total of 15 years.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Croydon Guardian

Number of people sleeping rough in Croydon on the rise

The Combined Homelessness and Information Network report says 155 people slept rough on the streets of Croydon last year.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Elderly woman blames Lewisham Council for sleepless nights after lamppost light changed

Barbara Smoker had no problem with the orange light in the lamppost outside her flat until it was swapped with a bright white bulb A 92-year-old woman has blamed Lewisham Council for her sleepless nights after it replaced the light on the lamppost outside her flat with a bright white bulb that shines through her bedroom.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

This is Local London

A mental health charity has received more than 500,000 for a Lewisham and Bromley project.

A mental health charity has received more than A 500,000 for a Lewisham and Bromley project.

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Media Agency Group helping Community Education Lewisham recruit adult learners

The latest campaign by the education centre will run over the course of four weeks.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Newsday

Fugitive of 14 years sentenced

A fugitive who was on the run for 14 years after being let out on licence from prison has been sentenced to four and a half years.

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The Irish World Newspaper

Lewisham man on the run for 14 years jailed

A 34-year-old man on the run from police for 14 years is now back behind bars, after he was caught hiding from police underneath a pillow having scammed Gumtree users to steal vans.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Socialist candidate to run in NSW elections

Susan Price, a long-time unionist and feminist, has been pre-selected to run as a candidate in the lower house seat of Summer Hill.

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Daily Mail

'Biblical' downpours mark the end of summer: That's it until...

'Biblical' downpours mark the end of summer: That's it until September as Met Office issues severe weather warnings across Britain with 10 days' worth of rain expected in a few hours Severe weather warnings issued across large swathes of UK as third of a month's rain falls within two to three hours Parts of Britain are submerged in floodwater this ... (more)

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A heavy thunderstorm has caused torrential rain across the area -...

Andre Bennett uploaded a video online of the flooding at Lewisham Way near Loampit Vale roundabout, writing: "Lewisham is under water."

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Lewisham police most wanted - have you seen this terrible trio?

Tina Forgie, 42, is wanted on warrant for failing to appear at Bromley Magistrates' Court in June charged with a public order offence and shoplifting.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

JD Journal

Man Dies After Getting Vibrator Stuck in His Body

A 50-year-old man from London died earlier this year after he suffered septic shock caused by getting a vibrator stuck inside his body for days on end.

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Thames could heat homes in Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley and north Kent

A new 'heat map' shows the river - along with around 40 others nationwide - could provide large-scale renewable heating supplies through water source heat pumps, instead of traditional gas-fired or electric heating.

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