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8 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

Stafford Hospital protest: "community spirit in action", campaign leader tells TV

And the protest is continuing to grow after it was featured on BBC Midlands Today yesterday evening, which filmed the camp and broadcast a live interview with Support Stafford Hospital campaigner Cheryl Porter.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Selling a house takes four times as long in parts of Mid and North Wales as it does in Cambridge

The story behind the inward investment projects that ensured Wales's best performance on foreign direct investment for nearly a quarter of a century Selling a house takes four times as long in parts of Mid and North Wales as it does in Cambridge The slowest area for shifting a property is Powys in Mid Wales where it takes an average of 113 days to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, Home Selling, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom, Gwynedd, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

News Shopper

Lewisham properties are second fastest to sell in UK

A has shown that properties in Lewisham are selling faster than anywhere else in London - and the second fastest in the country.

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Lewisham to sell off 20 per cent of its new housing

Lewisham Council has trumpeted plans to build new homes - but a report shows it wants to flog 20 per cent of them to private buyers.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Jimmy Mizen Foundation make 'giant hand of peace' in Catford

A charity set up following the murder of Lee teenager Jimmy Mizen took part in a 'drive for peace' by visiting every school in the area.

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Teen killed by lorry in Catford named locally as exchange student Sharon Chen

A teenager who died after being hit by a lorry near a Catford pedestrian crossing has been named locally as foreign student Sharon Chen.

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Daily Mail

Ten spots where the property market is hottest

The average property in Britain is selling ten days sooner now compared to last year, according to giant property website Rightmove.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Lewisham Council has changed the way it handles election counts after a blunder in Forest Hill.

Although the error did not affect the overall result - which echoed the borough-wide result of a Labour victory - local Lib Dems say the mistake "beggars belief".

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South east London and north Kent ballet youngsters picked for major Bromley show

Young ballet dancers from across the News Shopper area have been chosen for a major show in Bromley this summer.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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Mayor of London lays bricks for homes on Catford's former dog track

The Mayor of London laid some of the first bricks for around 600 new homes to be built on Catford's former dog track.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

IcNetwork

Missing man believed to be in Lewisham after reported sighting

Concerns are growing for the safety of a 27-year-old man who is believed to be in the Lewisham area.

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This is Local London

PICTURED: Thousands attend Lewisham People's Day in Catford

Thousands turned out for the area's biggest and best community festival at the weekend - People's Day in Catford.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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Parents' anger at academies' silence over a 'pounds 2m fraud':...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Parents of pupils attending a chain of three academies championed by education secretary Michael Gove and founded by his former schools commissioner have been told not to talk to the media about a pounds 2m fraud to which it has allegedly fallen victim.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Newsday

Gang members 'left in rivals' areas'

The Metropolitan Police is facing allegations that it is putting gang members in danger by dropping them off in their rivals' territory.

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Number of Lewisham burglaries in June was 'lowest since current records began'

There were 166 burglary offences reported to Lewisham Police last month making it the lowest since current records started in April 1997.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Public sector workers strike across News Shopper's patch

Schools across News Shopper's patch are closed or disrupted today as teachers join council workers and firefighters for a national strike.

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12 historic photos from the sky show how Lewisham and Greenwich have changed

These dozen historic pictures of Lewisham and Greenwich from the sky give a glimpse into how much the boroughs have changed over the years.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Kent Online

Kent County Council still concerned over out-of-county children at...

Social services chiefs have renewed their call on the government to do more to limit the number of vulnerable children being places in Kent by other councils.

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This is Local London

Jail for 'evil' gun-wielding brothers who raped and robbed Lewisham women

A pair of "evil" gun-wielding brothers who raped and robbed two Lewisham women in a "reign of terror" have been jailed for a total of 42 years.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 07, 2014

This is Local London

Parents gagged over 914,000 fraud at New Cross, Downham, Crayford academy federation

Police are investigating an "appalling" seven-year fraud worth around A 914,000 at a top federation of schools, it has finally been admitted - but parents have been gagged from talking about it.

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