A mother cat and her five-month-old kitten have been allegedly been shot and killed in attacks only two weeks apart. Ani Powell, 29 from Holmsdale Grove in Barnhurst found her two-year-old cat dead in the garden with a bullet-like wound on her side, and only two weeks later found her five-month-old kitten profusely bleeding with the same injury.
Three friends have launched an online petition to ban use of wasteful plastic in packing. Camberwell girls Raya Branford, 11, Katie Leeming, 11 and Katia Woods, 10 who all attend Lyndhurst school in Camberwell have launched a petition online to stop the use of packing peanuts made from non-renewable plastic in the UK.
Deptford charity distributing hundreds of thousands of meals after huge increase in demand in lockdown
A charity supplying surplus food to hard-up families has more than doubled the number it gave out during the pandemic. Fareshare, which redistributes edible food that would otherwise have gone to waste, has donated more than 40,000 packs from its Deptford depot to 254 London charities.
Love in the Lockdown: Two tentative lovers begin a tortuous relationship over Zoom, brought together by a shared interest in Boccaccio’s classic The Decameron. It is a touching starting point for all of us to explore what this pandemic means for us, and to give us hope for our future.
The Everyone’s Invited campaign was set up last June to campaign against a culture of misogyny, harassment, sexual abuse and sexual assault amongst young people. More than 13,000 people, mainly young women and girls have now anonymously shared their experiences on the campaign’s website.
Applications are now open for The Old’s Vic Front Line, a series of free workshops for people aged 19-30 living in Lambeth.
Elephant & Castle is providing a range of activities for Londoners to enjoy this spring, including a new shopping area and a range of online events.
Rooftop Film Club is opening for its tenth year this summer at the Bussey Building in Peckham. The outdoor cinema is running a programme of classic movies, including Clueless, Grease, Dirty Dancing and Notting Hill.
Clapham-raised musician and rapper Ed Accura is releasing his second film tackling the topic of why so many black people don’t swim.
The book Kelmscott Chaucer was the culmination of the life’s work of designer, poet and Arts & Crafts originator William Morris who lived in the now iconic Red House in Bexleyheath. 125 years after the
publication of that seminal work, Alexandra Warren tells his story
The craft beer revolution of the last decade has exploded the number of breweries in the UK, and of course the capital is the epicentre. There were fewer than 10 breweries in London in 2006 and now there are more than a hundred.
Six school girls have walked five kilometres to raise money for a deaf children’s charity. The Bromley College pupils, aged from 16 to 18, hiked around Bromley to support the National Deaf Children’s Society.
Pet-owners are being warned against considering wild animals as pets, after viewers were left shocked by a TV documentary. The recent two-part ITV documentary Britain’s Tiger Kings – On The Trail With Ross Kemp highlighted the growing problems associated with the keeping of wild animals as pets.
With England entering the second phase of Stage 1 of the roadmap out of lockdown, Dogs Trust is issuing advice to dog owners as gatherings of up to six people are allowed from this week.
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