Insane father shot his daughter and then shot himself

Marital break-up is a traumatic time for everyone closely involved, but in Victorian times it was a great deal more rare and more likely to lead to lives being ruined. In the case of William Sutton, though, the explosive cocktail of his past experiences of war and as a prison officer led him to a murderous act few of us could comprehend. JAN BONDESON outlines the horrendous circumstances in his latest tale of Victorian murder in South London.

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Southwark oaks saved by removing footpath

The aged oaks have broken through a boundary wall bordering Dulwich Upper Wood, causing bricks to fall from part of the 50-metre wall. 
But working with local residents, the council came up with a new plan to build the wall along the line of the former kerb.  The design, backed by 80 per cent of those who responded to a consultation, includes creating a new pavement that nudges into the highway.  

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