Lewisham, England Newswire (Page 10)

Lewisham, England Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Proof that right to buy discounts are the slow death of social housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | 24dash

    In January this year we gained planning permission for our first ever residential development a 60-flat extra care scheme that will cater for the changing needs of our ageing population. It's been a difficult planning process at times, though probably nothing out of the ordinary.

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  2. Sinister Conservative dirty tricks campaign to target Ed Miliband is revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Concealing their identity with masks of SNP leader Alex Salmond, Conservative activists were among protesters, some of whom pushed and shoved the Labour leader in a "disturbing" sudden attack. A Sunday Mirror investigation has found the protest was organised by Tim Smith, a press officer at Conservative HQ, which is headed by party chairman Grant Shapps under PM David Cameron.

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  3. Too poor to die - the shocking story of families who can't afford to bury their loved onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    A wooden cross pushed into the ground is all that marks the final resting place of a 100-year-old war widow. Yet her grave wouldn't be marked at all if it wasn't for a touching gesture from the family-run funeral directors that transported her coffin to the cemetery.

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  4. This amazing map shows London's most common second languagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Metro

    Geographer Oliver O'Brien has taken data from the census to produce this amazing map, showing London's most popular second languages according to Tube station. 24 languages from across the world are represented in multiple colours, giving a fascinating insight into the capital's geography.

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  5. Man charged 37 times after Met Police make dozens of arrests in dawn raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | News Shopper

    UPDATE: Man charged 37 times after Met Police make dozens of arrests in dawn raids across Bexley and south-east London Hundreds of Met police officers raided flats and houses across Bexley on Tuesday morning, as part of a crackdown on organised crime in south-east London. Forty-one people were initially arrested in the dawn raids on 53 addresses in Bexley, Lewisham, Greenwich and Bromley, which involved 700 police officers.

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  6. Overwhelming support for Lewisham Bakerloo Line plan - less so for Bromley extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | This is Local London

    A consultation has showed overwhelming support to bring the Bakerloo Line to Lewisham - but people are more divided over a further extension to Bromley. More than 15,000 responses to Transport for London's consultation were received with 96 per cent of respondents supporting the A 3bn Lewisham Underground extension - not due to be completed until the early 2030s.

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  7. Beckenham postman feels letter of the law after sack of post found in bedroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | News Shopper

    A former postman from Beckenham took more than 1,500 letters home instead of delivering them because he was stressed, a court heard. Sam Kenton, 23, was given a 12 month conditional discharge at Bromley Magistrates' Court on Thursday after pleading guilty to intentionally delaying post.

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  8. New bishop in England looks forward to proclaiming Christ 'with God's help'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | DFW Catholic

    Brighton, U.K., Mar 25, 2015 / 02:03 am .- On Saturday, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Richard Moth of the British military diocese as Bishop of Arundel and Brighton, where he looks forward to serving the Church and sharing the Gospel. "It is a great privilege to have been appointed by Pope Francis as the new Bishop of Arundel & Brighton and I am very conscious of the trust that has been placed in me," Bishop Moth said March 21. "In these last fifty years since the foundation of the Diocese, so much has been done to build up the Church and in the proclamation of the Gospel and, with God's help, I look to guide and serve the Diocese to that same end."

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  9. Cash For Questions: Would You Crowdfund A Prospective MP?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Londonist

    Funding of political parties and candidates is a potential issue for all parties as the election hovers into view; witness the minor furore when it turned out even Labour have a hedge fund manager stumping up cash. But not every candidate enjoys the backing of a character with more money than sense.

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  10. Uncover Rivers Of London With Cityread In AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Londonist

    Cityread is about to return, and it's bigger and better than ever. One book - for 2015, it's Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers of London - will dominate the city throughout April, with all kinds of cool events.

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  11. VIDEO: Met Police make dozens of arrests in dawn raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | This is Local London

    Hundreds of Met police officers raided flats and houses across Bexley this morning, as part of a crackdown on organised crime in south-east London. Forty-one people were arrested in the dawn raids on 53 addresses in Bexley, Lewisham, Greenwich and Bromley, which involved 700 police officers.

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  12. 'Unacceptable', pigeon hitches free ride to Lewisham (c) @true_diligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | News Shopper

    Undeterred by the recent commuter chaos at London Bridge, the cheeky critter hid itself in the baggage space, possibly to avoid ticket inspectors. @true_diligence, who spotted the bird on the train yesterday, tweeted Southeastern : "Are you going to give this fare evader pigeon a penalty notice?" @Se-Railway, the Southeastern parody account tweeted: "I believe it was too lazy to fly to Lewisham, unacceptable behaviour though."

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  13. Lewisham man jailed for laundering nearly 20.7m of criminal moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | News Shopper

    Abdullah Rahim of Belmont Park jailed for six and a half years for laundering nearly A 20.7m of criminal money A Lewisham man was jailed for six and a half years after pleading guilty to laundering nearly A 20.7m of criminal money. Abdullah Rahim, 34, of Belmont Park, and three of his associates were sentenced to a total of 21 years and two months after pleading guilty to laundering millions of pounds of criminal assets abroad.

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  14. Urine trouble: Lewisham shoppers disgusted at CCTV cameras in toiletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | News Shopper

    CCTV cameras are in place next to the urinals and cubicles in the toilets of Lewisham Shopping Centre on Molesworth Street. Orpington man Simon Barnshaw, 50, who works in Catford was using the toilets next to Poundland on March 17 when he made the discovery.

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  15. Bird call: Falcons nesting in Vodafone masts ruin signal, provider warnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Russia Taday

    Vodafone has warned its customers of possible signal problems in the coming months as falcons have decided to build their nests in the firm's masts. Faster service will only be achieved once the birds move on.

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  16. Peregrine falcons may be to blame for faulty mobile signal in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Can't get a phone signal? Peregrine falcons may be to blame as birds of prey make their nests on the capital's antennae - and it's illegal to kick them off If you are struggling to get any mobile phone reception tonight, it may be the fault of the peregrine falcon. Vodafone said three pairs of the world's fastest bird were spotted nesting in and around masts across London and could be slowing down networks.

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  17. Honey trap murder accused was playing Candy Crush when Canonbury father was killed, court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Islington Gazette

    One of the men accused of being part of the honey trap murder of a Canonbury poker player told a court he was playing Flappy Bird and Candy Crush on the night of the killing. The Old Bailey trial has heard how Mehmet Hassan, 56, was bound and then stamped to death in his flat in Baxter Road in March last year for the sake of his gambling of winnings.

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  18. Funding awarded for improvements in Dartmouth RoadRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Forest Hill Society

    The bid for 113,000 from the Mayor of London's High Street Fund has been successful. The bid was submitted by SEE3 , V22 , and Lewisham Council with the support of the Forest Hill society.

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  19. Lewisham murder accused 'was playing Flappy Bird and Candy Crush' at time of killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | News Shopper

    One of the Lewisham men accused of being part of the honey trap murder of a professional poker player told a court he was playing Flappy Bird and Candy Crush on the night of the killing. The Old Bailey trial has heard how Mehmet Hassan, 56, was bound and then stamped to death in his Islington flat in March last year for the sake of his stash of winnings.

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  20. Pool RiverRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Diamond Geezer

    THE UNLOST RIVERS OF LONDONPool RiverBeckenham a ' Catford [Pool a ' Ravensbourne a ' Thames]Best start with a quick hydrological summary. Most of southeast London's rainfall ends up in the drainage basin of the River Ravensbourne.

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