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New London Zoo cubs in 'rude health'

Six months after a rare tiger cub died, London Zoo's new triplet cubs have been given a clean bill of health.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Save Lewisham Hospital meeting: Campaigners vow to fight against 'future threats'

A packed meeting at Lewisham Hospital last night showed the continued determination to protect the area's health services from "future threats".

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Lewisham's 'hugely disturbing' number of missing children in care

A "hugely disturbing" number of looked after children in Lewisham go missing for 24 hours or more, new figures have revealed.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Lewisham rapper Professor Green delays UK tour after 'stressful' 18 months

It comes after the 30-year-old, who lives in Tyrwhitt Road, admitted drink driving last month when he crashed a Mercedes as he 'chased a mugger' who had targeted his spouse.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Venues announced for New Cross and Deptford Film Festival

This year sees more than 30 films screened at a huge array of venues with movies ranging from mainstream classics like Grease to independent documentaries such as The Fight To Save Lewisham Hospital .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mail

Plan to shut hospital wards threatens new wave of A&E closures which could 'break the system'

Controversial plans to shut NHS hospital wards across the country - which could trigger a fresh wave of A&E closures - are quietly being drawn up by health bosses, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

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Check out the key landmarks on Widehorizons' charity Nightline walk

News Shopper staff are set to join hundreds of walkers on a magical night time walk through the striking urban landscapes of London and into the gorgeous countryside of Kent.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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PICTURED: Police weed out Sydenham cannabis factory

Members of Lewisham's Local Policing Team uncovered the drugs yesterday which were stuffed into three rooms of a property in Sydenham Hill Estate.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Croydon Guardian

A charity which helps give vulnerable young people a chance is to open a new education centre.

Young London Today, based in Selhurst , work with vulnerable teenagers from 16-years-old who need help making the transition to living independently.

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Royal Borough of Council 'controlled' journalists 'week in, week out'

A former Greenwich Time reporter was grilled in court today over whether a Finnish student who wrote an article for the council-owned paper was a "substitute" or "on work experience".

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Standard

Deptford on the Rise

As the extension of the UK government's Help to Buy scheme aims to provide financial help to those unable to afford a home, it will have a direct effect on the mid to low end of the country's property market.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Bungling Catford burglar took police on tour of his crime scenes

A bungling burglar who twice stole from his own Catford block of flats before taking police on a tour of his crime scenes has been jailed for a total of five years.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Independent

Doctor who saved Lewisham Hospital's A&E department to stand for ...

A senior A&E doctor who helped spearhead a campaign to save the emergency department at Lewisham Hospital in London is to stand in the European elections in the capital.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

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Female attacker allegedly stamps on 25-year-old's face in Bromley leaving her with fractured cheek

Lewisham police are hunting this woman in connection with an attempted robbery which left a young woman with a fractured cheekbone.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Londonist

Things To Do In London Today: Friday 4 April 2014

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

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Lewisham nursery school artists exhibit at a New Cross art gallery

Young Lewisham artists decked out a New Cross art gallery with their work inspired by modern masters such as Picasso.

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High air pollution levels in Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham

According to the London Air website , which monitors air quality in the capital, areas in all three boroughs have a rating of seven out of 10 on the air pollution index.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sunday Herald

Chauffeur facing Savile probe sex charges killed himself with overdose

The first person to be charged with sex offences as part of the investigation triggered by allegations of abuse against Jimmy Savile took his own life by a deliberate drug overdose, an inquest heard yesterday.

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Can you help Lewisham Police catch their most wanted men?

It's Wanted Wednesday and here are four men on the run from the cops. Can you help Lewisham Police catch them? Anyone with information is advised not to approach them, but to call Lewisham Police's fugitive unit on 020 8284 8394 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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More Bromley trees felled than planted

The new data was obtained by a Freedom of Information request lodged in February by London Assembly member Jenny Jones.

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