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Man still in critical condition after early morning assault at Woolwich bus stop

Officers were called shortly before 3.30am on Sunday, March 17 to reports of a 35-year-old man assaulted close to the bus stop outside Woolwich library in Wellington Street.

Greenwich – South London News

Seen as ideal: Council warms to L-shaped block of affordable homes to replace units ‘unfit for humans’

The scheme would see 62 new flats being built in the area in a building stretching between five and seven storeys.

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Greenwich Peninsula plans for 26-storey tower blocks

Plans have been revealed for a set of tower blocks stretching up to 26 storeys-high and a new public square in Greenwich Peninsula.

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Several Southeastern overnight trains to be replaced by buses

Engineering work is scheduled for some Southeastern Railway lines this week, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Greenwich – South London News

Proposed Greenwich tower block could see 352 new homes

The project follows a wider plan to create 17,500 new homes around Greenwich Peninsula.

Greenwich – South London News

Hotline for housing repairs still taking too long to respond, Greenwich council chief admits

The local authority has outlined plans to improve its response to housing repairs in the borough in an ‘ambitious’ four-year plan.

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South London men and women locked up in April 2024 so far

Here’s a round-up of some of the high profile cases in Bromley, Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley so far this month.

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Every Transport for London bus timetable change this weekend

Bus schedules in London will be undergoing changes across this weekend.

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Greenwich hostel for vulnerable families 'used by Luton Council'

A former hostel in Greenwich that underwent a redevelopment to accommodate vulnerable families on the borough’s housing list is reportedly being used by Luton Council instead. Greenwich Council gave retrospective planning permission in September 2023 for Grosvenor Hill Social Impact Group to conv...

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Sabina Nessa Greenwich murderer admits prison attack

The “evil” predator who murdered primary school teacher Sabina Nessa in Kidbrooke has admitted attacking two prison officers.

Greenwich – South London News

Video round-up of your great South London Press this week

Welcome back to the South London Press weekly news round-up.

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Met Office forecasts warmer temperatures for London

London will see a rise in temperatures over the next few days.

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Blackwall Tunnel Southbound to close southbound April 13-15

The Blackwall Tunnel will be closed for southbound traffic this weekend - April 13 to April 15,

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National Pet Day: The cutest pets of south east London

National Pet Day honours the joy and companionship pets bring into our lives.

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Roma Travellers protest outside Greenwich Council offices

Roma Travellers in South London have staged a protest outside Greenwich Council’s offices to demand three children who had been placed in foster care are returned to their birth family.

Greenwich – South London News

Greenwich approved revamp for vulnerable families block – but it won’t be for those with ties to borough

Greenwich council gave retrospective planning permission in September 2023 for Grosvenor Hill Social Impact Group to convert the building in Ashburnham Grove, just a ten-minute walk from Greenwich Park.

Greenwich – South London News

Charlton receive silver and bronze equality awards

The Addicks are one of only two League One clubs to receive the silver award.

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St Ursula's Convent School Greenwich downgraded by Ofsted

A Greenwich school with “turbulent” leadership has been reevaluated by Ofsted after its latest inspection.

Greenwich – South London News

Travellers gather in Greenwich to protest against taking of three children into care

The group held the demonstration on Monday outside the Woolwich Centre in Wellington Street, claiming that the children have been wrongfully separated from their family.

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South London boroughs with the most air ambulance call-outs

New figures show London's Air Ambulance attended to a record 2,007 patients last year, as it continues its Up Against Time appeal, supported by this publication.