With close to 10,000 households on Lewisham’s housing waiting list, our borough has been at the sharp end of the UK’s housing crisis.Read more
It’s been a difficult year for Santa and the elves. Social distancing in the workshop has meant production has been tricky at times but they are still on target to have everything ready for Christmas Eve.Read more
Chelsea snatched a late, late equaliser as Pernille Harder’s shot took a wicked deflected and looped over goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger.Read more
Blues boss Emma Hayes knows that the likes of Beth England and Pernille Harder will have to be at their very best if Chelsea are to overcome title contenders Arsenal on Sunday in the Women’s Super League.Read more
Beth England scored a brace to secure all three points as Chelsea dispatched aggressive and defence-minded Everton 4-0 at Kingsmeadow this afternoon.Read more
Hakim Ziyech was in imperious form as he inspired Chelsea to recover from losing an early goal to thrash bottom of the table Sheffield United 4-1 at Stamford Bridge this evening.Read more
Over the last few years there has been a drive to encourage more people to train as teachers, especially in shortage subjects.
It was this initiative that led to the National School-Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) courses in maths, and physics and modern languages.Read more
After weeks of worrying speculation about congestion zone expansion and the removal of free travel for younger and older people, this new funding deal for Transport for London (TfL) removes the immediate threat.
But, the Government and the Mayor must now work urgently to put TfL’s funding on a resilient footing.Read more
A care agency has supported a breast cancer fundraising event by providing cakes and wearing pink.
The live-in care agency, Bluebird Care Merton, supported the “Wear It Pink” day on October 23 to help raise money for life saving breast cancer research.Read more
Once again the issue of testing is of huge importance in the battle against Covid.
Obviously no one wanted to see us back in national lockdown but it’s clear that there was no alternative.Read more
I urge Lambeth council to completely cancel and get rid of low traffic restrictions (LTN) in the Tulse Hill area.
I have spoken to many people who neither want or support this costly idea. LTN has greatly impacted on parcel, food and medicine deliveries, some shops along Upper Tulse Hill have lost trade, visitors driving to see family and friends ( obviously observing current rules on visits) are having a nightmare because many are not familiar with the area with LTN restrictionsRead more
Chelsea will be looking for a sixth clean sheet on the spin as they return to Premier League action at home against Sheffield United tomorrow.Read more
Timo Werner’s brace of penalties set Chelsea on their way to a comfortable 3-0 win against Rennes tonight at Stamford Bridge in the Champions League.Read more
Erin Cuthbert’s second half thunderbolt sent Chelsea onto three precious points in the Conti Cp group match tonight agains a rugged Spurs at Kingsmeadow.Read more
Chelsea produced a near faultless performance to secure all three Premier League points in a convincing 3-0 win away to Burnley this afternoon.Read more
This letter has been written on behalf of the St. Matthew’s Estate Tenants and Residents Association (SMETRA) to state our opposition to the proposed Hondo Development in Popes Road in Brixton.
In an effort to represent local opinion on this matter SMETRA Committee Members have been speaking to residents of St. Matthew’s Estate and discussed this at a recent open SMETRA meeting. We have developed a list of our core concerns which have shaped our position.Read more
Tributes and donations pour in in memory of one of The Princess Royal Hospital’s most gifted and dedicated surgeons.
It was with profound shock and sorrow that family, friends and colleagues learnt of the untimely death of Mr Prakash Sinha, consultant surgeon and medical director for the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) and long-standing supporter of The Chartwell Cancer Trust.Read more
While Over the last week, we’ve seen the best of Britain.
Hundreds of businesses, many of which have been struggling over the last few months, have stepped up to support their local communities with meals for children.
I am deeply disappointed that the Government refused to fund Free School Meals over the half -term holidays.Read more
I’ve lived in Streatham for 47 years, born and raised. I have never felt more of a need to write to my local paper SLP until now.
I was issued a Penalty Charge Notice (£130) for driving down a ‘pop up’ ‘No Entry’ road entering from Streatham High Road.
On September 3, in Streatham High Road, heading south towards Norbury I took the right turn into Glencairn Road as I have for 30 years.Read more
Callum Hudson-Odoi opened his Champions League account as the Blue produced a solid performance in southern Russia, to secure three vital group stage points with an emphatic 4-0 victory over FC Krasnodar this evening.Read more
Edouard Mendy was in top form to deny Manchester United the three points as the Blues came away from Old Trafford this evening with a creditable 0-0 draw.Read more