London added to coronavirus watch list as “area of great concern”

London has been added to the national coronavirus watch list as an area of greatest concern, as infections rise in the capital. There will be no new restrictions at present, but the change in status reflects higher risks in the city. However a separate report claimed infections had in fact plateaued since the start of September.

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Lambeth council announces details of low traffic neighbourhood for Tulse Hill

A new traffic control system will involve six modal filters and camera-enforced blocks with planters and signs. Lambeth council has published plans for its latest low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) – in Tulse Hill. The fifth to be put in place in Lambeth, the Tulse Hill LTN will involve six modal filters and camera-enforced barriers identified with planters and signs, which prevent motor vehicles getting through.

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South-east London pubs “aggrieved” that they’re being blamed for increase in cases of coronavirus, says Campaign for Real Ale boss

By Lachlan Leeming, Local Democracy Reporter
Boris Johnson’s new 10pm closing time will further hobble pubs already on their knees, the head of an industry advocacy group has warned, saying new restrictions could see more businesses permanently close their doors.

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Jude Gayle death: Three years on family still do not have justice

The family of a man who was stabbed to death are still waiting for justice three years later – as a new appeal for information is launched by the police. Jude Gayle, 30, described as a “family man” and a father-of-one, was fatally stabbed in an alleyway near his home in West Norwood on September 24, 2017. Now, on the third anniversary of Jude’s death, the police are asking members of the public who may have information to come forward.

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DLD College in Lambeth nominated for two prizes in Independent School of the Year Awards 2020

A college has been named as a finalist in two categories of the Independent Schools of the Year Awards 2020. DLD College London, in Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, has been announced as a finalist for the Independent Boarding School of the Year and 2020 Independent School of the Year for International Student Experience.

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Nurses and midwives at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals recognised for their outstanding practice with award inspired by Florence Nightingale

A new generation of Nightingales have been celebrated with a professional award. The Nightingale Nurse and Midwife Award was presented to 65 nurses and 10 midwives of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals who now have the honour of being known as a ‘Nightingale Nurse’ or ‘Nightingale Midwife’. The ceremony took place virtually with messages of support and inspiration from Gillian Prager, President of The Nightingale Fellowship, and Chief Midwifery Officer for England, Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent.

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