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Fire in Colyers Lane, Erith

Five individuals were forced to flee through a first floor window following an Erith chip store caught fire on Sunday afternoon. Over 15 firefighters in Orpington and Sidcup channels were called to combat the blaze in Hooked Fish & Grill at Colyers Lane before 4pm on June 2. Five individuals who were at an upstairs […]

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Fire at flats in Eltham

Twenty-five firefighters were called to a blaze in a block of flats at Eltham this afternoon. Officers have been called to Restons Crescent at 1. 06pm. Section of a flat on the fourth floor of a five-storey block is alight. two adults and two kids left the apartment before the Brigade arrived. One girl was treated at […]

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Plan to transform Kings Meadow

The strategy to change crumbling and lean facilities in a park in Sundridge was promoted. Kings Meadow at Burnt Ash Lane can eventually be restored shortly after an effective tendering procedure where certain features have been discussed. Friends of Kings Meadow community team was formed in January 2018 and has invested more than a year […]

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Crofton Park Railway Garden opens

The son of a diner proprietor in Brockley who expired suddenly has stated that he is”indebted to the neighborhood” as a memorial seat because of his daddy was introduced. Aldo Piscina, whose father Rudi died of a heart attack in March, was helping plant Crofton Park’s Railway Garden that was introduced this weekend (June 1). […]

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Westminster benefits from more housing legal aid services, study shows

Westminster has an usually high number of state-funded housing advise services, new Law Society research shows. But the Law Society says that housing advise deserts across the country are “catastrophic”, and that the situation risks rendering vulnerable households’ legal rights meaningless. There are five state-funded advice service – at a rate of two per every […]

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Electric cars receive boost in South London

Electric car technology is advancing rapidly, and the latest figures suggest that Lambeth is getting on board the green revolution. Over 2018, the number of registered plug-in vehicles in the area increased by 52%. The latest Department for Transport statistics show the number of registered electric or plug-in hybrid cars, vans and micro-cars called quadricycles […]

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Bridge too far as police clear protesters from Waterloo Bridge

Police cleared the last of thousands of climate change activists from Waterloo Bridge on Easter Sunday. Campaigners from Extinction Rebellion started their protest on April 15, stopping traffic at Waterloo Bridge, as well as Oxford Circus, Marble Arch and the area around Parliament Square. Olympic gold medallist Etienne Stott was one of the eco-warriors arrested […]

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The Battersea Housing Crisis

There are now nearly 7,000 families on Wandsworth Council’s housing waiting list, 2,000 families in the borough are homeless, rough sleeping is rocketing, and private rents are soaring. For the great majority, the housing market is broken. But it is working for a small minority. Many new blocks are being built in Battersea, but these […]