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Greenwich – South London News

Residents blast plans for new adult gaming centre

In their objections, residents said the local high street is on a ‘downward spiral’.

Greenwich – South London News

Council approves plans to spend £5million on hotel bookings for emergency accommodation

The plans come as the number of homeless households in the borough hits record numbers.

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Knife bins launched in Greenwich after 899 offences reported in two years

People will be able to use the bins to dispose of weapons anonymously without prosecution.  

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Locals oppose plans for market to play music as they already feel ‘trapped’ from ‘endless’ buskers

Anna Ginsburg, a resident leaseholder at the nearby Rockfield House, said she was ‘shocked’ by the application.

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Blackwall and Silvertown tunnel tolls and concessions revealed

Depending on the outcome of the consultation, the tolls and discounts could be amended. 

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‘It’s hurtful, it’s disrespectful’: Victim of care home sexual abuse speaks out after council pays damages late

The woman is a former resident of Frant Court Children’s Home, who said she sustained sexual and physical abuse by staff in the 1980s.

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Plans for 700 new homes in Woolwich one step closer after developer site purchase confirmed

The scheme would provide the new homes in front of and behind the Tesco Extra store in Woolwich town centre.

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More weekend closures for Blackwall Tunnel as works near completion

Works will see the southbound route of the Blackwall Tunnel close on July 20 to 22.

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‘Each of these statistics is a human in need’: Homelessness charity appeals for help as rough sleeping numbers spiral

The latest annual figures show that two in every 10 people sleeping rough in London were found in Westminster over 2023/24.

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Plans revealed for more than 1,250 new homes in Greenwich

Peninsula Gardens would include blocks of up to 20 storeys being built at the Millennium Retail Park.

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TfL Blackwall Tunnel for Silvertown Tunnel works and closures

Transport for London (TfL) has announced two weekend closures of the southbound Blackwall Tunnel.

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Advertisement Feature: Autumn term now on sale

Summer term is still going, the holidays haven’t started yet, but we’re already thinking about Autumn term! Courses at the Conservatoire in Blackheath are now on sale, so make sure you have secured your spot if you’re returning to the same course(s) or if you have decided to try something new!

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Luke Jerram’s famous Mars installation is coming to Greenwich

This year visitors to Greenwich will be able to see the stunning Mars art installation by world famous artist Luke Jerram within the stunning backdrop of the Painted Hall.

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The cheapest petrol stations in south east London

Fuel prices are dropping, so we’ve put together the latest costs at petrol stations in south east London.

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Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham latest court cases

These cases were heard at Bromley and Bexley Magistrates’ Courts on Thursday, July 4, 2024.

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Kidbrooke to host a family carnival this weekend

A family fun carnival is coming to Kidbrooke this weekend featuring street food, carnival processions and live music.

Greenwich – South London News

General election 2024: Labour hold Greenwich despite gains from Reform UK

Greenwich has been held by Labour, despite gains from Reform UK in all three constituencies.

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General Election 2024: Labour hold Greenwich and Woolwich

With a majority in Greenwich and Woolwich, Labour Party's Matthew Thomas Pennycook will continue to serve as the constituency's MP.

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Bromley, Bexley, Greenwich and Lewisham latest court cases

These cases were heard at Bromley and Bexley Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday, July 3, 2024.

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Grisly discovery of body in a suitcase by the Thames – husband is convicted

The body of victim Suma Begum was discovered in a suitcase by a member of the public on a river bank in Thamesmead on May 10 last year.