Lewisham, England Newswire

Lewisham, England Newswire

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  1. Inside the violent history of Westminster terrorist Khalid MasoodRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Born in Erith, Kent, on December 25 1964 with the name Adrian Russell Elms, he grew up with his mother Janet Ajao Details of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood's life, including a litany of violent outbursts, were presented to the inquests into his victims' deaths. Born in Erith, Kent, on December 25 1964 with the name Adrian Russell Elms, he grew up with his mother Janet Ajao, his stepfather and two stepbrothers.

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  2. Double stabbing in Greenwich just hour before leader says tackling knife crime is a top priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Shopper

    Knife crime was listed as a top priority for Greenwich Council last night just an hour after a horrific double stabbing in the borough. It comes after the council leader admitted cuts to Met officers should be a "concern to us all", adding funding of resources will have to be looked at ahead of a controversial three-borough merger.

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  3. Lewisham Council begins public consultation on new gypsy and traveller site at Pool CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Shopper

    Lewisham Council has begun a public consultation on the borough's next gypsy and traveller site in Pool Court, before it submits the plans to the government. The Housing and Planning Act requires local authorities to consider the needs of travellers and provide sites where caravans can be stationed.

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  4. Concerns raised over council-owned company running Catford regenerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Shopper

    A report has raised concerns about the management and transparency of the council-owned company managing the Catford town centre regeneration. Concerns have been raised over how the council-owned company responsible for the Catford town centre regeneration is managing its finances.

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  5. More than 500 food-serving establishments have been warned, according to the Food Standards AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | This is Local London

    More than 500 food-serving establishments in Sutton have been formally warned over their hygiene standards, according to new official figures. Statistics published by the Food Standards Agency show 510 premises have received written warnings, close to a third of the total 1,652 which are registered.

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  6. Identical twins quit 'gang culture' to become Cryptocurrency millionairesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Metro UK News

    Two identical twins once 'on the fringes' of gangs in south London are now worth more than A 41 million. Sam and Steve Nico Williams, 38, launched the cryptocurrency Populous which is the 52nd most valuable cryptocurrency token in the world.

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  7. Identical twins leave London teenage gang life to become multi-millionaires worth A 41mRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Daily Mail

    Identical twins leave London teenage gang life in the past to become multi-millionaires worth A 41m after their cryptocurrency rockets in value Two identical twins and former gang members are now worth A 41million and friends with the rich and famous after launching their own cryptocurrency just last year. Sam and Steve Nico Williams, 38, from Brockley, south-east London , have revealed how they turned their lives around, moved into finance and made their fortune.

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  8. More than 500 premises in Sutton have been warned over their food hygiene standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Sutton Guardian

    More than 500 food-serving establishments in Sutton have been formally warned over their hygiene standards, according to new official figures. Statistics published by the Food Standards Agency show 510 premises have received written warnings, close to a third of the total 1,652 which are registered.

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  9. Forest Hill Community Library Approaches Its Second AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Forest Hill Society

    By John Firmin Time flies but it's been two years since our library was saved by a community consortium comprising V22 - the arts organisation based in next-door Louise House, the Forest Hill Trader's Association, the Forest Hill Society and several local individuals concerned by plans to close the library. Since then, the library has flourished.

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  10. Hopes for Catford town centre to mirror Brighton Lanes after revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | This is Local London

    Catford's lanes where people go to "shoot up or do a pee" could become more like Brighton's famous lanes in a transformation of the town centre. Lewisham Council 's sustainable development committee heard from master planner David West, who through Studio Egret West is preparing a draft master plan for Catford town centre, about his vision for the 500m regeneration project.

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  11. We want to put a human angle on the reality of renting a home in SE...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | News Shopper

    If you used every single penny earned it would take you until August just to pay a year's rent in parts of south-east London. In Bromley, someone with an average rent of 14,400 a year on the average salary of 31,053 after tax has to work until June 19 to pay their rent for the year.

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  12. Erith clinic will not change its blood test appointment system after patients protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | News Shopper

    The system for booking blood tests at an Erith clinic will be kept as it is after a petition was set up to oppose changes. However, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust had planned to change the system back to its 'first come, first served' policy, but some patients were worried about this.

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  13. Plans for Bakerloo line to Lewisham move on - and Tube extension could be complete by 2029Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | This is Local London

    Designs for a new Lewisham station are being developed and could be completed as early as 2029, Transport for London has confirmed. This comes as TfL announces further plans for the Bakerloo line extension, which will run from Elephant and Castle into Lewisham via the Old Kent Road.

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  14. Why Does The 36 Bus To New Cross Gate Never Stop At New Cross Gate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Londonist

    It's a phrase familiar to those who travel on the 36 bus bound for New Cross Gate - a bus which always seems to terminate one stop early, never quite making it to New Cross Gate station itself. At first, we thought we were simply unlucky with the 36s we were catching.

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  15. Council pledges to carry on reducing pension fund fossil fuel investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Islington Gazette

    Islington Council was last night set to approve proposals to further reduce the town hall's pension fund investments in fossil fuels. The pensions board and pension's sub-committee were both set to meet with councillors expected to announce plans for a four-year strategy designed to cut the fund's carbon footprint.

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  16. Evening update: Weather and travel detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    Minor delays on the DLR between Canary Wharf to Stratford and Bank to Lewisham due to a signal failure at West India Quay.

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  17. That Bakerloo Line Extension To Lewisham Is Happening... Here's How The Plans LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Londonist

    The Bakerloo line could be extended to Lewisham by 2029, TfL has confirmed, in its response to a public consultation on the much-awaited line lengthening. 4,800 responses were received in the consultation held in spring 2017.

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  18. Full Tour And Cast Announced For Katori Hall's the MountaintopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Director of Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Sam Hodges, Reading Rep and producer Desara Bosnja announce the cast and full tour dates for the revival of the JMK production of The Mountaintop. The tour, which includes regional venues such as Bristol Old Vic , Northern Stage and Birmingham Rep is part of a touring network to support JMK productions and productions alike have a life outside of London.

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  19. Rocastle remembered as gifted and decent in documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Daily Mail

    David Rocastle is rightly remembered as a gifted footballer and decent man by friends and family in new documentary about the Arsenal hero's all too short life BT Sport Film's latest documentary brought back together two pals from a South London council estate who made it all the way to the top of English football, even though they actually got there by pointedly different paths. For one of them, his opportunity to be able to reflect on his achievements was all too tragically short.

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  20. Burnt Staffie dog needs a home after being abandoned on a Lewisham busRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | This is Local London

    A smiling Staffie dog is searching for a new home after she was found with a large scar across her shoulder on a bus in Lewisham. Ten-year-old Chelsea arrived at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in June after being abandoned on the bus in Bromley Road.

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