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Yesterday | This is Local London

Bromley woman's struggle with cancer after doctors wrongly attribute her symptoms to pregnancy

A Bromley woman who was suffering from symptoms attributed to her pregnancy for nearly two years actually had bowel cancer.

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REVEALED: Streets targeted by Lewisham police in drugs and burglary operation

Lewisham Police have today revealed which residential streets were targeted in a code-named operation to tackle drug-dealing, burglary and harassment.

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Lewisham Council calls on public to help solve budget crisis

Lewisham Council has challenged the public to help solve its budget woes using an online simulator under the title 'The Big Budget Challenge'.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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The map created by reddit and tweeted by RandomlyLondon

Polish is the most popular in both Bromley and Lewisham after English and is the second most spoken language in England and Wales overall.

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Chief Superintendent Nyman will visit India for five weeks to train police there

Lewisham's borough commander will be taking part in a programme in India to help train national police officers starting Tuesday.

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Bromley to trial MET community campaign as crack house found in Penge

Posters are being put up in sites such as rail stations, bus stops, and phone boxes to "let people know" what police officers are doing to tackle crime in their area.

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Woolwich Arsenal to stage Brecht play Mother Courage about the human cost of war

Woolwich's historic First World War armaments factory will create a backdrop to a unique staging of Bertolt Brecht's most famous play.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Diamond Geezer

London Borough Tops: Inner Southeast

I'm nearly done with London Borough Tops, but there are a few stonking southeastern heights still to go...LONDON BOROUGH TOPSLewisham: Sydenham HillSouthwark: Sydenham Hill112 metres [map] [map]For the avid London Borough Top bagger, inner southeast London makes it easy.

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'Ghost of little girl' photographed in notorious haunted mansion Loftus Hall

A tourist who visited a notorious haunted mansion in Ireland believes he may have photographed the ghost of a little girl.

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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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