Kevin Ssali murder suspect in court accused of stabbing in Lee

This Is Local London: Floral tributes to Kevin Ssali have been left in Burnt Ash Road

8:28am Tuesday 18th September 2012

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy is set to appear in court today charged with the murder of Kevin Ssali in Lee.

Lee stabbing victim Kevin Ssali's father wanted missing son home as birthday present

This Is Local London: Father of stabbed teen in Lee says he wanted missing son home as a birthday present

3:51pm Monday 17th September 2012

THE FATHER of a missing schoolboy who was fatally stabbed at the weekend in Lee had wished for his son's safe return as a birthday present

Teenager fatally stabbed in Lee named as Kevin Ssali

This Is Local London: Kevin Ssali was stabbed as he got off the 202 bus in Lee last night

5:41pm Sunday 16th September 2012

THE teenager who was stabbed to death in Lee last night has been named by police as Kevin Ssali.

Stabbing outside The Venue nightclub in New Cross is 'not a shock'

This Is Local London: Forensics officers looking for evidence outside The Venue

4:37pm Sunday 16th September 2012

A STABBING outside a nightclub in New Cross this morning is ‘not a shock’, according to residents.

Teenager was fatally stabbed as he stepped off 202 bus in Lee

This Is Local London: The road has been cordoned off while forensics officers investigate the stabbing

4:13pm Sunday 16th September 2012

LAST night’s fatal stabbing of a teenager as he got off a bus less than half a mile from where Jimmy Mizen was murdered four years ago has been labelled a ‘shocking state of affairs’.

Teenager dies in hospital after being stabbed in Lee

This Is Local London: Police launch probe into dead body found near Birkbeck station

9:46am Sunday 16th September 2012

THREE people have been arrested after a 14-year-old boy was fatally stabbed in Lee last night (September 15).

Video: Sydenham house fire in Tredown Road

This Is Local London: The fire in Tredown Road, Sydenham is believed to have started in a bedroom

6:09pm Sunday 16th September 2012

A WOMAN is having to spend the night with friends after a fire destroyed the top floor of her house in Sydenham.

Man stabbed outside The Venue nightclub in New Cross

This Is Local London: 'Petrol bomb' attack on house in New Cross

9:40am Sunday 16th September 2012

A 19-YEAR-OLD man is critically ill in hospital after being stabbed outside The Venue nightclub in New Cross this morning (September 16).

Deptford woman Elaine Joyner remanded in custody after baby given 'bleach' in Eltham McDonald's

This Is Local London: The case was heard at Bromley Youth Court, within Bromley Magistrates' Court

9:27am Sunday 16th September 2012

A 53-YEAR-OLD woman from Deptford accused of giving a baby a bottle suspected to contain bleach in the Eltham McDonald's has been remanded in custody.

Deptford woman Elaine Joyner charged after baby given 'bleach' in Eltham McDonald's

10:01am Saturday 15th September 2012

A 53-YEAR-OLD woman from Deptford has been charged over an incident on Thursday (September 13) where an 11-month-old boy was handed a bottle suspected to contain bleach in Eltham McDonald's.

Big Brother Watch claims schools in south-east London have CCTV cameras in bathrooms or changing rooms

This Is Local London: Sussex schools install CCTV cameras in toilets

9:51am Friday 14th September 2012

CIVIL liberties group Big Brother Watch has claimed several schools across south-east London have CCTV cameras in either bathrooms or changing rooms.

Lewisham police appeal for information about missing man Edward Ebohan

This Is Local London: Edward Ebohan.

7:31am Friday 14th September 2012

POLICE are appealing for information about a 28-year-old man who has gone missing from Lewisham.

Charles Walker 'practising fruitcake' MP to talk at Oxleas NHS Trust meeting

This Is Local London: Charles Walker MP

11:02am Monday 10th September 2012

AN MP who described himself as a “practising fruitcake” in Parliament will speak at Oxleas NHS Trust’s Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) this month.

Missing Downham teenager Antonia Daley found at Waterloo station

This Is Local London: Antonia Daley has been missing since last Tuesday

7:35am Friday 7th September 2012

MISSING Lewisham teenager Antonia Daley was found last night (September 6) 17 days after being reported missing.

London Fire Brigade figures show sharp fall in Lewisham and Greenwich fires

This Is Local London: Around 60 firefighters are tackling the blaze in Greenwich

10:37am Tuesday 4th September 2012

FIRES in Lewisham and Greenwich have dramatically dropped over the past decade, according to the London Fire Brigade’s latest figures.

Child-raising costs 'increased 15 per cent'

This Is Local London: Child-raising costs 'increased 15 per cent'

8:43am Monday 3rd September 2012

THE cost of raising a pre-secondary school child has risen to more than £90,000, according to new figures.

Downham missing teenager Antonia Daley could be with older boyfriend

This Is Local London: Antonia Daley has been missing since last Tuesday

2:25pm Tuesday 28th August 2012

A MISSING teenager’s mother is fearing the worst as there have been no sightings of her daughter since she ran away from home a week ago.

Thousand pound prize up for grabs in poetry writing competition

This Is Local London: NatWest extends trading hours again

7:42am Tuesday 28th August 2012

USING words to paint a poetic picture of your town could win you a thousand pounds.

Gender divide in teenage ambitions

This Is Local London: Teachers 'manipulate' test results

8:38am Thursday 23rd August 2012

AS TEENAGERS prepare to pick up their GCSE results, a new survey has suggested a gender divide still exists in their ambitions for the future.

More than 20k convicts on community service 'reoffended last year'

This Is Local London: Reoffending rates 'are too high'

7:50am Tuesday 21st August 2012

ALMOST 400 criminals carrying out community service reoffend before completing their punishment every week, it has been claimed.

Aldington Care Home in Blackheath puts on summer fete

This Is Local London: Summer fete has care home residents cooking up treats for baking-hot festivities

12:01pm Tuesday 21st August 2012

A SUMMER fete delighted residents of a Blackheath care home who enjoyed the heatwave and baking for friends and relatives.

Councillor Chris Maines slams Lewisham Council for failing to collect £6m council tax

This Is Local London: Lib Dem councillor Chris Maines slams Lewisham Council it failed to collect nearly £6m in council tax last year

3:18pm Monday 20th August 2012

A LIBERAL Democrat councillor has slammed Lewisham Council after it failed to collect nearly £6m in council tax last year.

Hervey Road sports field: Campaigners say time running out to save Blackheath site

This Is Local London: Campaigners say time is running out to save sports field

4:03pm Thursday 16th August 2012

CAMPAIGNERS say time is running out to save a threatened community sports field in Blackheath.

Teenagers await A-level results

This Is Local London: Teenagers await A-level results

7:50am Thursday 16th August 2012

TEENAGERS are waking up to their A-level results, with many hoping that their grades will be good enough to secure a coveted university place.

Downham teenage stroke victim's operation cancelled due to 'no NHS funding'

This Is Local London: Bradley Cory

2:46pm Wednesday 15th August 2012

FUNDING for a 17-year-old stroke victim’s emergency operation has been thrown into doubt because his case is so unusual.

Lewisham fire 'heroes' rescue seven from Campshill Road flats blaze

This Is Local London: Fire crews were called to help

7:56am Wednesday 15th August 2012

FIREFIGHTERS saved the lives of seven people after a fire tore through a block of flats in Lewisham this morning (August 15).

Service launched to help financially-disadvantaged people in Thamesmead

This Is Local London: Tariq Monsur, fair personal loans officer; Linda Delieu of Trust Thamesmead; Teresa Pearce, Erith & Thamesmead MP; Faisel Rahman, managing director of Fair Finance and Nicola Seacole of Fair Finance

2:26pm Tuesday 14th August 2012

FINANCIALLY-disadvantaged Thamesmead homeowners can now seek help from a new service launched by charity Trust Thamesmead.

A year on from the riots in Lewisham and Woolwich

This Is Local London: A year on from the riots in Lewisham and Woolwich

10:12am Wednesday 8th August 2012

A year on from the riots in Lewisham and Woolwich, SARAH TROTTER finds out how those affected have dealt with the damage caused.

Police appeal following mobile phone thefts at Sydenham Hill and Catford Bridge stations

This Is Local London: Police are looking to trace these men.

4:00pm Monday 6th August 2012

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following two mobile phone thefts from passengers at Sydenham Hill and Catford Bridge railway stations.

Burning mopeds in Plumstead and Sydenham

This Is Local London: Firefighters tackle marshland fire in Northfleet

9:45am Monday 6th August 2012

BURNING mopeds were found abandoned in parks in Plumstead and Sydenham last night.

Bexley cops who rescued lady from Thames become online Facebook sensation

This Is Local London: (left to right) PC's Jason Campbell and Stefen Rule close to the scene on the Thames.

12:33pm Friday 3rd August 2012

TWO Bexley cops who rescued a lady stranded in the River Thames at Thamesmead became an online sensation this week.

Silver medal for Charlton's Gemma Gibbons in U78kg judo

This Is Local London: Charlton Judo player Gemma Gibbons (left) throws France's Audrey Tcheumeo to win her semi- final of Women 78 kg category at ExCel Arena (Photo: PRESS ASSOCIATION)

4:21pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

CHARLTON’S Gemma Gibbons has won a silver medal in the women’s U78kg judo competition.

Charlton judo fighter through to Olympic final

This Is Local London: Charlton Judo player Gemma Gibbons (left) throws France's Audrey Tcheumeo to win her semi- final of Women 78 kg category at ExCel Arena (Photo: PRESS ASSOCIATION)

2:55pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

CHARLTON’S Gemma Gibbons is through to the final of the women’s U78kg judo after defeating world number one Audrey Tcheumeo in her semi-final.

Abbey Wood set for £85million regeneration

This Is Local London: An artists' impression of the Cross Quarter regeneration

3:07pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

ABBEY Wood is set to receive an £85million regeneration boost, including a Sainsbury’s supermarket, a hotel and around 200 homes.

71-year-old "triple somersaults" through air in skydive

This Is Local London: 71-year-old "triple somersaults" through air in skydive

12:15pm Tuesday 31st July 2012

A 71-YEAR-OLD dare-devil leapt out of a plane and somersaulted through the air dressed as adventure hero Biggles last week.

Individual foil Olympic dream over for Greenwich fencer

This Is Local London: Husayn Rosowsky

11:18am Tuesday 31st July 2012

UNIVERSITY of Greenwich student Husayn Rosowsky's individual foil Olympic fencing dream is over after being beaten 15-8 by Mohamed Samandi.

Canned council worker who didn't tell bosses of suspension from volunteer role claims wrongful dismissal

This Is Local London: Canned: Mark Riordan was sacked by Greenwich Council

1:20pm Tuesday 31st July 2012

A SENIOR manager at Greenwich Council is claiming wrongful dismissal after he was sacked for failing to tell his boss he had been suspended as a Met special officer.

Thamesmead murder victim tied up and found three days later

This Is Local London: Pamela Wheeler was found dead in her Thamesmead home with her ankles and wrists bound

9:09am Tuesday 31st July 2012

A WIDOWED pensioner may have lay bound on the floor for three days before her body was found by neighbours.

TfL issues Olympic travel advice for tomorrow's events

This Is Local London: Business get to grips with Olympic challenges

5:37pm Sunday 29th July 2012

TRANSPORT for London has issued travel advice for anyone travelling to Olympic Games events tomorrow (July 30).

Man arrested over incident at Olympics shooting venue

This Is Local London: A man has been arrested at the Royal Artillery Barracks

4:18pm Sunday 29th July 2012

A 25-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of common assault at the Olympic shooting venue.

Thousands enjoy Olympic opening ceremony party on Blackheath Common

This Is Local London: Jemma Thomas, aged 28, loved the party vibe

12:11am Saturday 28th July 2012

THOUSANDS of people descended upon Blackheath Common to enjoy the Olympic opening ceremony’s carnival atmosphere.

Man in hospital after Porsche crashes into lamppost

This Is Local London: Fire crews were called to Bridge Place in Dartford at 4:50pm on Monday (May 28).

9:24am Friday 27th July 2012

A MAN has been taken to hospital after his Porsche crashed into a lamppost and flipped over.

Thousands enjoy Olympic opening ceremony party on Blackheath Common

This Is Local London: Jemma Thomas, aged 28, loved the party vibe

12:02am Saturday 28th July 2012

THOUSANDS of people descended upon Blackheath Common to enjoy the Olympic opening ceremony’s carnival atmosphere.

Detectives revisit scene three years after unsolved New Cross murder

This Is Local London: NEW CROSS: Family pay tribute to shot father-of-one Nathan Williams

11:00am Thursday 26th July 2012

DETECTIVES investigating a New Cross murder will return to the scene on Saturday - three years after the unsolved killing.

Disappointment for family of Olympic torch bearer

This Is Local London: Alan and Joan Lane

2:07pm Thursday 26th July 2012

AN OLYMPIC torch bearer and his family have been left disappointed after they were given the wrong location to watch the relay from.

Iron causes Thamesmead flat fire

This Is Local London: Fire crews were called to help

11:55am Thursday 26th July 2012

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a flat fire in Thamesmead early this morning (July 26) after residents left their iron on and went out.

Hundreds disappointed as Sail Royal Greenwich flotilla fails to reach Greenwich

This Is Local London: The flotilla passes through the Thames Barrier (pic by Port of London Authority)

4:35pm Wednesday 25th July 2012

EAGER crowds were left disappointed today when tall ships launching a sailing festival turned back early.

Suspended: Cable car breakdown leaves passengers stranded in baking heat

This Is Local London: Suspended: Cable car breakdown leaves passengers stranded in baking heat

1:39pm Wednesday 25th July 2012

GREENWICH'S cable car system broke down today, leaving passengers hanging over the river in baking heat.

Teacher branded Sunday prayers 'devil worship' and homosexuality a sin

This Is Local London: SITE OF WORSHIP: All Saints Church, Girsby, built in 1838 by the Blacketts to replace the one over the river at Sockburn

3:22pm Wednesday 25th July 2012

A TEACHER who told pupils "anyone who worships on Sunday is basically worshipping the devil" and branded homosexuality a sin has been banned for two years.

Thamesmead murder victim named by police

This Is Local London: Pamela Wheeler was found dead in her Thamesmead home with her ankles and wrists bound

8:05am Wednesday 25th July 2012

A 76-YEAR-OLD woman who was found dead in her home in Thamesmead with her wrists and ankles tied has been named by police.



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