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  1. Manager of New Cross sex cinema: 'What's wrong with people enjoying themselves?'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | This is Local London

    The New Cross sex cinema wants to go straight - and its manager insists the raunchy venue is just a social club for people to enjoy themselves. Following our report, police raided the venue last month as part of a licensing investigation.

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  2. 'We ain't a sex cinema' says manager of New Cross sex cinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Shopper

    The New Cross sex cinema wants to go straight - and it's manager insists the raunchy venue is just a social club for people to enjoy themselves. Following our report, police raided the venue last month as part of a licensing investigation.

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  3. Family of missing Edmonton teen who has links to Lewisham desperate to hear from herRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News Shopper

    Sila Boran, aged 16, has been missing from her family home in Edmonton since February 26 and was last seen by a friend on Saturday .

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  4. Woman jailed for four years after tricking man into using his toilet in New CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | News Shopper

    Isha Walker of College Road in Bromley jailed for stealing phone and wallet from cancer sufferer after asking to use his toilet A woman who stole a wallet and mobile phone from an elderly cancer sufferer after tricking him into letting her use his toilet has been jailed. Isha Walker, 32, of College Road, Bromley, was jailed for four years after being found guilty of burglary at Woolwich Crown Court yesterday .

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  5. PubSpy reviews The Rising Sun, LewishamRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | This is Local London

    Ambling along from Lewisham station - along a dirty gridlocked road, past an ugly retail park next to a giant building site - it is fair to say I wasn't looking forward to the pub in the middle of this melee. The Rising Sun is hardly glamorous from the outside, but it is tidy enough.

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  6. Mayor of London awards more than A 500,000 to revitalise Lewisham High StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Shopper

    The Mayor of London's High Street Fund awarded more than A 543,000 for projects to transform Ladywell Leisure Centre on Lewisham High Street and for cultural improvements in Forest Hill. At the Ladywell Leisure Centre, over A 543,000 will fund a new enterprise hub on the ground floor of a new housing development.

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  7. Peter O'Brien, 50, of East Dulwich, jailed for 10 months for the theft of the bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Shopper

    A callous thief who stole the bike of a man visiting his injured partner at Lewisham Hospital has been jailed. Chi Hung Sung, 40, of Stroud in Kent, had his bike stolen from outside Lewisham A&E after rushing to hospital to visit his injured partner.

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  8. Catford pub and sexy French bistro have licences suspended by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | News Shopper

    A Catford pub which was the scene of a drugs raid and a French restaurant previously in hot water for allegation of amorous punters defecating in the street have both had their licences suspended. Police raided the Catford Ram in the shopping centre on February 26, arresting four people for drugs offences and another man for handling stolen goods.

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  9. Suburban legends: Why London's property boom seems set to help Labour win seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Spectator

    Economists have for some time spoken of a 'great inversion' of London, whereby property price hikes in inner London, often linked to gentrification, has made suburbia comparatively more affordable. These changes, marked in the five years since David Cameron became Prime Minister, could have a profound effect on how the general election result pans out in the city.

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  10. VIDEO: Catford Bridge Tavern 'will reopen' despite huge fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | This is Local London

    The whole of the roof and second floor and most of the first floor was damaged in the blaze, which was reported shortly before 6pm and is thought to be non-suspicious. But Michael Nicholas from Solitaire Restaurants, owner of The Catford Bridge Tavern, said today: "We're not in a position to comment on the fire, but we are working to ensure that the site is safe and secure.

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  11. Blackheath homes damaged by fire on SaturdayRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | IcNetwork

    Six fire engines and around 35 firefighters and officers from Eltham, Lee Green, Lewisham, Greenwich and East Greenwich attended the incident on February 28.

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  12. VIDEO: Watch half-naked transvestite twerking in LewishamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News Shopper

    The infamous Catford half-naked man has been up to his old tricks again, this time being filmed in Lewisham performing a provocative dance. Wearing women's clothing, with odd boots, an odd stocking and a bra around his buttocks, the half-naked man performs a short twerk.

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  13. VIDEO: Traffic 'nightmare' in Catford following pub fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News Shopper

    The scene in Catford was "a nightmare" this morning with trains and traffic affected after a huge blaze ripped through a pub last night. Commuters are experiencing "severe delays" after eight fire engines and 58 firefighters tackled a fire at the Catford Bridge Tavern , which is under refurbishment, yesterday evening.

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  14. Fresh Lewisham teachers strike planned over academiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | This is Local London

    National Union of Teachers members at four schools threatened with academy status - Sedgehill and the borough's three Prendergast schools - will be holding pickets from 7.30am. Afterwards, they plan a trip to the City of London where they will demonstrate outside offices of the Leathersellers Federation - the organisation which runs the Prendergast schools.

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  15. Heckles and jeers as Lewisham councillors approve cuts - with 45m more on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | News Shopper

    Lewisham councillors were heckled and jeered by a hardcore group of anti-cuts protestors as they approved savings of A 28.2m - with a warning that A 45m more still needs to be found. Members of unions, campaigners the People's Assembly and People Before Profit gathered in front of Catford town hall before last week's meeting, holding placards and chanting: "When they say cutback we say fight back."

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  16. Pictures and Video: Catford Bridge Tavern goes up in flamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | News Shopper

    Breaking news Eight fire engines and 58 fire fighters are fighting to tackle a blaze at the Catford Bridge Tavern The building is currently undergoing refurbishment and the LFB reports most of the roof, half of the second floor and part of the first floor was alight. Fire fighters rescued four people from the building and the London Ambulance Service have taken them to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.

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  17. London firefighters battle large blaze in CatfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | ITV

    Eight fire engines and 58 firefighters are currently tackling a fire at a pub under refurbishment on Doggett Road in Catford, London Fire Brigade said. Firefighters led four people to safety from the building who were taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation but there were no reports of any serious injuries.

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  18. A poster at Cobbs Corner, Sydenham detailing Lewisham Live's upcoming eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | News Shopper

    Posters have started to appear around south-east London advertising the return of the Lewisham Live festival, now in its sixth year. The event, which will take place from 4-29 March, is designed to showcase the wide array of talents from over 2,000 children and young adults across 8 different venues within the borough of Lewisham.

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  19. Ram raid - drug arrests at Catford pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | News Shopper

    Lewisham police tweeted: "Five people were arrested. Three for possession with intent to supply cannabis, one for possession of cannabis and one for handling stolen goods.

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  20. Southeastern running shorter trains on commuter services across south east London and north KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | This is Local London

    The 7.40am Crayford to London Charing Cross, which calls at Bexley, Sidcup and Eltham will be shorter, with five instead of 10 coaches. The 7.47am Gravesend to London Cannon Street, calling at Dartford, Abbey Wood and Charlton, will only run four coaches, half the amount.

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