Lewisham, England Newswire (Page 4)

Lewisham, England Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Lewisham Council is sitting on more than 16 million worth of affordable housing moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | News Shopper

    Latest figures from the council show only A 4.4 million of the A 20.7 million designated for affordable housing has been spent. This is money the council received from Section 106 Agreements - a planning law which allows councils to get money from developers in exchange for granting planning permission for projects.

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  2. House prices in south east London continue to rise while the rest of London sees prices fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 28 | News Shopper

    South east London house prices continue to defy the rest of the capital city as the value of homes here continues to rise. Across London, property prices have fallen by 1.0% in the last year, to A 471,986, but that is not something mirrored in the south east.

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  3. 9 of the most talked about school rules in SE London and north KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | News Shopper

    Parents were in uproar yesterday after a school in Swanley "segregated" children with attendance below 96 per cent from their classmates. The mum said that on Friday , children with good attendance were treated to ice lollies, allowed to watch a film and given toys to play with.

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  4. Millwall FC faces 'uncertainty' as purchase order on land 'not ruled out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | This is Local London

    Millwall Football Club are "in a position of uncertainty" after Labour's mayoral candidate did not rule out a refreshed compulsory purchase order on land leased by the club. When questioned by the News Shopper, Mr Egan said the council had made it "very clear" that the proposed CPO has no force and cannot be implemented, but did not rule out a fresh CPO.

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  5. 200 news homes could be coming to Lewisham after 60 million investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | This is Local London

    Phoenix Community Housing currently manages over 6,200 homes in south Lewisham - including its new development at Hazelhurst Court, by Beckenham Hill Station. The landlord will soon be consulting residents and stakeholders regarding the best potential locations and home designs for Lewisham, after securing the A 60 million funding from Pension Insurance Corporation .

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  6. Screencap from the video taken by a bystander at the scene in DeptfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 26 | This is Local London

    A viral video showing police searching two black brothers in Deptford has prompted an independent investigation into accusations of racism. The Independent Office for Police Conduct launched the investigation this week after the brothers' lawyer filed a formal complaint to the Met Police .

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  7. Viral video showing alleged police racism in Deptford prompts investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | News Shopper

    A viral video showing police searching two black brothers in Deptford has prompted an independent investigation into accusations of racism. The Independent Office for Police Conduct launched the investigation yesterday after the brothers' lawyer filed a formal complaint to the MPS.

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  8. Lewisham residents grill mayoral candidates on school improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | News Shopper

    Lewisham's problem secondary schools continue to be a priority issue for Lewisham voters, as mayoral candidates faced tough questions at a hustings. Candidates were quizzed about the borough's secondary schools, which see 40 per cent of parents send their children to schools outside the borough, at a hustings hosted by The Sydenham Society and The Forest Hill Society.

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  9. A Lewisham pounds is part of plans to combat poverty in the boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | News Shopper

    A number of recommendations to tackle poverty in Lewisham have been approved by councillors, including proposals for a new Lewisham Pound. The recommendations, which now form official council policy and will start to come into effect in the coming months, saw a number of council initiatives proposed to encourage growth and employment in the borough.

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  10. rapidly rising rents are forcing families into poverty, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | This is Local London

    Lewisham rents rose by 40 per cent between 2011 and 2016 - the largest increase in London, according to a report from the Lewisham Poverty Commission. With many spending more than half their income on rent, high rent increases are forcing many into poverty, the report's author councillor Joe Dromey explained.

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  11. British Red Cross come to the aid of Lewisham University Hopsital during winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 24 | News Shopper

    The winter months are always more busy for hospitals which can lead to short-term shortages of staff to even let people leave the building and return home. Thankfully for Lewisham University Hospital, they were able to rely on British Red Cross to lend a helping hand in their hour of need.

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  12. Builders at the topping out ceremony at the Laurie Grove bathsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 24 | News Shopper

    An old Grade II listed baths at Goldsmiths University is nearing completion as it is set to turn into a full art gallery that will "put Lewisham on the international art map". The Laurie Grove baths were opened originally in 1898 and over the years have been used as a dance hall, swimming baths and a washroom.

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  13. See where the main dogging hotspots are in SE London and KentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 23 | News Shopper

    The website, Swinging Heaven, listed family parks, car parks and famous landmarks as locations where raunchy people meet up for sex. In Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham, well known supermarket parking areas and iconic venues like outside the O2 Arena were listed as saucy sex spots.

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  14. Theresa May visits furniture company as she campaigns for local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 23 | Sunday Herald

    The Prime Minister met machinists and other workers at Boss Design, posing for a selfie with technician upholsterer Derek Whitehouse at the company's factory in Dudley, West Midlands. Boss Design manufactures and supplies furniture for commercial use in the overseas and home markets, including the presenters' seats currently used on the set of Match Of The Day.

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  15. Woman with perforated gallbladder dies after hospital sent her homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | This Is London

    An investigation has been launched after a woman who was rushed to hospital with severe abdominal pain died from a perforated gallbladder three days after being sent home. Shirley Sledmere was discharged from London's Queen Elizabeth Hospital after doctors examined her but were unable to get her an ultrasound appointment to help diagnose her condition.

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  16. 'Immense pressure' put on Lewisham Council's finances cleaning up fly tippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | This is Local London

    Lewisham Council spent more than A 1 million clearing up fly-tipping in the past year, and dealt with 8,330 reported cases. The whopping total of A 1,138,275.94 was the highest amount spent by councils in SE London fin 2017-18, with A 912,000 of this spent on vehicles and mobile staff to clear the litter.

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  17. Bid launched to save Forest Hill and Crofton Park banks from closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | This is Local London

    Elderly and vulnerable people in Brockley and Forest Hill will be forced to travel further to do their banking as a number of branches are set to close. The Crofton Park and Forest Hill branch of Barclays are set to close due to more customers using online banking services, leaving hundreds of people without a local branch.

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  18. Questions were asked about the levels of temporary and affordable housing in the boroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | News Shopper

    Bexley councillors have faced questions as to why the number of families in temporary accommodation has "increased by 250 per cent" in the last four years. Questions were raised over temporary accommodation numbers after Councillor James Hunt asked how the borough's figures for children in temporary accommodation compared to surrounding boroughs.

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  19. 7 great SE London and north Kent parks to enjoy in the hot weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | This is Local London

    On the hottest week of the year we will all want to be outside this weekend and enjoy the sunshine. Perfect for panoramic views of London, visit Greenwich Park this weekend and lounge around in the lovely sun.

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  20. Where fly-tipping is worst in SE London - and how much money's been spent dealing with itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | News Shopper

    Lewisham Council spent more than A 1 million clearing up fly-tipping in the past year, and dealt with 8,330 reported cases. The whopping total of A 1,138,275.94 was the highest amount spent by councils in SE London fin 2017-18, with A 912,000 of this spent on vehicles and mobile staff to clear the litter.

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