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5 hrs ago | News Shopper

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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10 hrs ago | News Shopper

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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News Shopper

Pair of peregrine falcons set up home at Greenwich clocktower

A pair of peregrine falcons have set up home at Greenwich's landmark clocktower - but snap-happy birdspotters are being urged to keep away.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Londonist

Things To Do In London: Monday 7 July 2014

If you've not already done so, you can subscribe to these daily listings and have them delivered to your inbox at 7pm each evening, so you have enough time to plan for the day ahead.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

News Shopper

Save Lewisham Hospital campaigners call for positive stories of patient care

Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign has teamed with Lewisham Healthwatch to research examples of excellent community care with the aim of supporting care in and out of hospital in the borough.

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News Shopper

Thieves steal 700 worth of supplies from Lewisham foodbank

Heartless thieves swiped A 700 worth of supplies from a Lewisham foodbank - but a children's charity has stepped in to replace the goods.

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The Independent

Property news roundup: How many houses does A 1 billion buy you in Britain?

Alex Johnson has been part of The Independent's online team since 2007. He has been writing about microarchitecture on his internationally-acclaimed Shedworking blog since 2006 and is the author of Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

News Shopper

Lenny Henry rehearses new play with Woolwich Poltechnic School students

A Thamesmead secondary school has been chosen as one of 32 schools across England to help lead national changes in maths teaching.

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News Shopper

5 faces of Lewisham Police's most wanted men and woman

Lewisham Police have revealed the mug shots of four men and a woman who top their most wanted list this week.

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News Shopper

Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

Two Lewisham women were raped at gunpoint after a pair of brothers stormed their flat before escaping with cash and computers, the Old Bailey has heard.

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News Shopper

Drunks in Lewisham and Greenwich cost ambulance service a total 422,000 in one year

New figures might leave you reeling after it was revealed Lewisham's drunks cost London's Ambulance Service around A 219k in just one year.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

News Shopper

Brockley infant school goes dotty for Demelza hospice

Staff and pupils at Stillness Infant School, in Brockley Rise, dressed in dots, held a bake sale and coffee morning and displayed a dotty art gallery for Demelza Hospice Care in Wensley Close.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

News Shopper

Foodbank use up by a staggering 500% in Lewisham and Greenwich

Thousands of Lewisham and Greenwich people are relying on foodbanks to feed their families as shock new figures show a staggering 500 per cent increase in their use over the past year.

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News Shopper

Search for families of World War One fallen soldiers for Lewisham police plaque ceremony

As the centenary of the outbreak of World War One approaches, one Lewisham police officer is on a quest to remember fallen local heroes.

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BBC News

University entry soars for London poor

Disadvantaged pupils in inner London are more likely to go to university than much better off youngsters outside the capital, reveals official data.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Independent

Property news roundup: First-time buyers priced out of 80 per cent of homes

Alex Johnson has been part of The Independent's online team since 2007. He has been writing about microarchitecture on his internationally-acclaimed Shedworking blog since 2006 and is the author of Shedworking: The Alternative Workplace Revolution.

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Related Topix: Home, Home Listing, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Buckinghamshire County, England, Berkshire County, England, Greater London County, England, World News, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wandsworth Guardian

Kid's plays put on to inspire new generation

Actors from the Royal Court Theatre performed at Heathbrook Primary School on June 16 as part of a free tour of the country encouraging participation in the arts.

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