How Bromley mum fought like a warrior after cancer diagnosis – inspired by Sydenham pupil daughter

When Carmen Loscialpo was struggling to cope through gruelling cancer treatment, the strength to carry on came from an unexpected source – her two young daughters aged just eight and five. Carmen, 36, said: “The fear of the unknown and how to cope alone was bringing me down until I saw how well my girls were coping with everything, after the initial shock.”

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Locals welcome economic benefits of festival which will see up to 50,000 people a day descend on Crystal Palace Park this weekend

A music festival will see up to 50,000 people a day descend on Crystal Palace Park this weekend. A huge stage has been installed in the park ahead of Wireless Festival this weekend – and residents say they are pleased about the possible economic benefits the event should bring. The event will take place over three days – Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Millwall legend and Cristiano Ronaldo’s marker in 2004 FA Cup final condemns closure of Crystal Palace diving pool

The Millwall legend who marked Manchester United superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the 2004 FA Cup final has slammed the poor state of a high-profile diving pool. Robbie Ryan who played 258 games for the Lions over one of their most successful periods, says his daughter Brooke has been left high and dry by the closure of the baths at Crystal Palace’s National Sport Centre

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