60,000-a-year surveyor led secret life as leader of prolific...
Holmes was convicted after trial of 39 counts of criminal damage and one count of perverting the course of justice A 60,000-a-year surveyor who became one of Britain's most prolific graffiti vandals was jailed for three and a half years today.
Catford Holbeach Primary School class hunt missing meerkat lost in Lewisham
Last week, News Shopper received dozens of letters and drawings from Year 3 pupils at Holbeach Primary School in Doggett Road, asking for our help in finding missing meerkat Vassily.
Save Lewisham Hospital campaigners take fight to Health Secretary's Surrey home town
CAMPAIGNERS battling to save Lewisham Hospital took their fight to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's home town to win over his own constituents.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Save Lewisham Hospital campaign hits legal fund target
CAMPAIGNERS battling to save Lewisham Hospital's A&E and maternity services now have enough money for their legal fight.
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Angelina Jolie effect has doubled hospital breast cancer checks
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Thu Jun 13, 2013
Lewisham Council warns against Downham and New Cross fire station closures
LEWISHAM Council is warning the proposed closure of fire stations in Downham and New Cross will have a disproportionate effect on the borough.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Lewisham police reveal five most wanted suspects
IT IS Wanted Wednesday once again and here are mug shots of the five men Lewisham police most want to find.
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Man who slapped Lewisham woman on the Tube sentenced
A 30-YEAR-OLD man who slapped a Lewisham woman across the face in an unprovoked assault on the Tube has been sentenced.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Lewisham drug dealing pair jailed for a total 35 years
TWO Lewisham drug dealers have today been jailed for a total of 35 years for firearms and drug offences following a police raid.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Sweet-toothed Lewisham bailiffs break into wrong flat
BUNGLING bailiffs broke into the wrong flat, removing items from a 58-year-old woman's home before realising their mistake and leaving without even a note of apology.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The people's palaces: 70 years on Britain's prefabricated houses are still home to many
They were built as temporary post-war homes, yet many of Britain's prefabricated houses are still standing - and much loved, as the photographer Elisabeth Blanchet discovered.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Millwall help Save Lewisham Hospital campaign raise A 12,000
MILLWALL and its fans have helped raise A 12,000 towards a judicial review against the government's proposed downgrade of Lewisham Hospital's A&E and maternity services.
Vibe's top Father's Day ideas in Lewisham and Greenwich
THERE is plenty going on for Dads on Sunday, June 17. Vibe's Angie Quinn sought out the best Father's Day ideas in Lewisham and Greenwich.
Forest Hill gang stabs teenager in street
The 17-year-old boy was in Dacres Road when he was approached by a group of between 10 and 15 teenagers.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
A cross left in tribute to Drummer Lee Rigby left at Cirencester's war memorial
THE London Assembly today held a minute's silence in remembrance of Drummer Lee Rigby, killed in Woolwich last month.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Expert chefs on what makes winter food
Three of our favourite chefs share their take on the season's best ingredients - and explain how they use them to create comfort food with a difference Whether eating out or dining in, the cooler months present a different kind of challenge than summer, when we're surrounded by fresh and light produce.
NHS 'risks making mess of changes'
The NHS in England must show more courage or face a "vicious" spiral of botched changes, say managers, doctors and patients.
Lewisham Council markets pledge to be fake-free
Lewisham, Deptford, Douglas Way and Catford markets have signed up to the Real Deal campaign which aims to tackle the selling of counterfeit products.
Why Don't People On Low Incomes All Live In The Cheap Bits Of London?
So we've established that it's possible, just about, to live in some of the cheapest bits of London on a low income if there are two of you.
Help clean rivers in Bromley, Greenwich and Lewisham
LIKE the characters of The Wind in the Willows, volunteers are invited to have watery adventures to improve the rivers of Bromley, Greenwich and Lewisham.