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Canada Water bus station to close for ‘around six weeks’

TfL says the works are taking place to help increase capacity at the station, which is expected to come under further pressure in years to come from 10,000 new homes in the area.

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Southwark is the unhappiest borough in south east London

Southwark has been rated the unhappiest borough in south east London, according to the latest ONS figures.

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South London schools “hollowed out by £261m real terms cuts since 2010”

In Lambeth, 99 per cent of state funded schools have had their funding cut since 2010.

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Disabled pensioner who fell foul of controversial PCN charged £180

The Dermody Road traffic restrictions are particularly controversial amongst residents in the borough.

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TfL welcomes ‘good news’ as London Underground staff accept pay deal

Significant industrial issues on the transport network still remain, Unite said.

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Drugs-related Catford shooting leads to conviction for supplier tied up with attempted murder

Francis Ajeigbe was arrested by police during a search of his house in Laleham Road as part of an investigation into his connection to a co-defendant who attempted to shoot someone in retaliation over a £3.50 drugs debt. Marcus Adepoju, 31, of Claremont Street, Tottenham, was convicted of attempted...

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Cleaner air for 200 schools is welcome news

Sadiq Khan has pledged £2.7million of extra funding to fit new air filters across London.

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TfL confirm bus changes across London this weekend

Many bus schedules in London will be undergoing changes this weekend.

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Night-time water leak evacuation is latest hitch for Catford block dwellers

Some people living in the apartment block in Deslandes Place had to make a 40-minute journey to Greenwich and check-in to a Travelodge after being told to leave their homes at around 3am on Thursday of last week.

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Deslandes Place Catford residents woken at 3am over leak

South London residents were woken in the early hours of the morning and told to evacuate their homes after a flat in their building suffered a leak.

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Bakerloo line extension thrown into doubt without Government funding

The upgrade could create 10,000 new jobs.

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Police chase leads to firearms discovery and two arrests

The car police were chasing failed to stop. A bag was thrown from the car in Plough Way, Lewisham, and a short time later two people made off from the car on foot.

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Unsolved murders in south east London including Woolwich shooting

A large number of murders in south east London remain unsolved.

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TfL to make changes to these bus routes this weekend in February

Many bus schedules in London will be undergoing changes this weekend, and we’ve rounded up which routes are changing.

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‘More than 100 trees and saplings’ removed from nature reserve

A Tree Preservation Order was made on the space in 2012.

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Ready for the responsibility: Lewisham elects its bright young mayoral reps

Two young teenagers, Bilvilyn Asamoah and Paul Frimpong, have been entrusted with the challenge of looking out for the aspirations of children and young people in the borough

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New unit opens offering patients speedy care – while avoiding hospital admission

SDEC, under the wing of Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust (LGT), allows medics to assess, diagnose, treat and safely discharge applicable patients the very same day they arrive.