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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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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

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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Media Agency Group helping Community Education Lewisham recruit adult learners

The latest campaign by the education centre will run over the course of four weeks.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Newsday

Fugitive of 14 years sentenced

A fugitive who was on the run for 14 years after being let out on licence from prison has been sentenced to four and a half years.

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Lewisham man on the run for 14 years jailed

A 34-year-old man on the run from police for 14 years is now back behind bars, after he was caught hiding from police underneath a pillow having scammed Gumtree users to steal vans.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Green Left Weekly

Socialist candidate to run in NSW elections

Susan Price, a long-time unionist and feminist, has been pre-selected to run as a candidate in the lower house seat of Summer Hill.

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Daily Mail

'Biblical' downpours mark the end of summer: That's it until...

'Biblical' downpours mark the end of summer: That's it until September as Met Office issues severe weather warnings across Britain with 10 days' worth of rain expected in a few hours Severe weather warnings issued across large swathes of UK as third of a month's rain falls within two to three hours Parts of Britain are submerged in floodwater this ... (more)

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News Shopper

A heavy thunderstorm has caused torrential rain across the area -...

Andre Bennett uploaded a video online of the flooding at Lewisham Way near Loampit Vale roundabout, writing: "Lewisham is under water."

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Lewisham police most wanted - have you seen this terrible trio?

Tina Forgie, 42, is wanted on warrant for failing to appear at Bromley Magistrates' Court in June charged with a public order offence and shoplifting.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

JD Journal

Man Dies After Getting Vibrator Stuck in His Body

A 50-year-old man from London died earlier this year after he suffered septic shock caused by getting a vibrator stuck inside his body for days on end.

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Thames could heat homes in Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley and north Kent

A new 'heat map' shows the river - along with around 40 others nationwide - could provide large-scale renewable heating supplies through water source heat pumps, instead of traditional gas-fired or electric heating.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Forest Hill man died after vibrator became stuck in his bottom

A 50-year-old Forest Hill man died after a vibrator became stuck in his bottom and he was too embarrassed to see a doctor, an inquest heard today .

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Missing Brixton girl could be in Bromley or Lewisham

Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 15-year-old Brixton girl who could be in Bromley or Lewisham.

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Bromley, Lewisham, and Greenwich teenagers picked to display designs at London Fashion Week

The group is set to unveil work in September after pitching to industry experts at Fashion Futures Workshops earlier this year, and were chosen from more than 130 young people.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

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Growing concern for missing Forest Hill man

Police in Lewisham are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 28-year-old man from Forest Hill.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

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Pair of Bexleyheath shoplifters shopped thanks to Shopper

A pair of shoplifters have been jailed after CCTV images of them published in News Shopper led to their identification.

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ALMO and fire brigade unite to improve high rise safety

The London Fire Brigade has joined forces with ALMO Lewisham Homes to improve its emergency response to fires in high rise buildings.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

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Who is the Lewisham Natureman?

Following the third sighting of another white stag painted onto a wall approaching Catford Bridge Station, the question on everyone's lips is 'who is the Lewisham Natureman'? Dubbed as the borough's very own Banksy and using the same stencil technique as the famous artist, it is believed the Lewisham Natureman, as nicknamed by residents, only comes ... (more)

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Lewisham and Greenwich young actors in Paynes and Borthwick theatrical project

Forty-one aspiring actors took part in a series of workshops, culminating in an immersive theatre performance of Venice Preserv'd, a Venetian tragedy.

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Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust wants nominations for healthcare heroes

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust wants your nominations to decide which of its unsung healthcare heroes should get awards for going the extra mile.

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