Work is set to start on a controversial £85 million development in Loughborough Junction in autumn. Peabody Housing has planned 134 flats and office space on Higgs Yard, a former industrial estate. The build will stand 16 storeys high upon completion.Read more
The British Press Photographers has opened its annual exhibition ‘Assignments 2021 – The BPPA Exhibition’.
Delayed due to the Covid 19 pandemic, the exhibition returns to London’s Southbank at The Bargehouse, part of the Oxo Tower Wharf development.
A volunteer-run charity which recycled tablets for children not in school during lockdown has appointed its first senior staff. Community TechAid (CTA) came together in March 2020 to help bridge the digital divide by collecting unwanted digital devices and refurbishing them for members of the community.Read more
Author Colin Babb’s nepromotional event for his book 1973 and Me will be on Tuesday 31 August from 7pm at the Morocco Bound Bookshop, 1a Morocco Street, London SE1 3HB. Expect stories about and around cricketRead more
Dulwich native Oliver Lam-Watson is among the ParalympicsGB contingent in the mix for one of the most traditional medals in Tokyo – fencing. But the 28-year-old’s entry point was very modern: he found his sport on Google.Read more
Physiotherapist Suzanne Roberts who has worked in the NHS for 40 will celebrate her retirement by abseiling down the side of her hospital. There will be 450 thrill-seekers completing the St Thomas’ Abseil challenge over two days – 10 and 11 SeptemberRead more
A Brixton dad says he is “numb” after his ceiling collapsed following years of leaks and flooding in his flat. Basil Clarke’s kitchen and living room ceilings fell in on July 25 after heavy rains. It followed a string of severe leaks over the past seven years.Read more
Police are searching for those responsible after a man in 30s is raped in the middle of the night on Clapham Common. It is believed that two men were present at the time of the assault which was reported to police in the past week.Read more
Residents on an estate with freezing homes and rotting windows have banded together to take on Lambeth Council. The council bought the 100-year-old Leigham Court Road Estate in the 1960s. It stretches across several streets and is made up of maisonettes, houses, and flats.Read more
our South London grassroot communities will get funded to cope with the impact of the Covid pandemic. They are all part of the Mayor of London’s Community Spaces at Risk Fund, which will provide £360,000 to 30 cultural centres, groups and clubs locally rooted.Read more
Residents in a luxury block of flats in Clapham have been forced to listen to a loud sewage machine for a year. But without the noisy contraption their homes could be “flooded with sewage”. Larkhall Quarter, made up of six flats and a communal roof terrace, was built about four years ago.Read more