I’m a Celebrity’s Boy George and his south east London life

One of this year’s contestants heading into the jungle for I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! grew up in South-East London. Boy George, 61, whose real name is George O’Dowd, rose to... Read more »

The buildings Qatar’s rulers and citizens have funded in south London

With just days to go before the kick-off of the 2022 football World Cup in Qatar, everyone’s attention is on the tiny oil-rich Arab state. But its billionaire Royal Family and other... Read more »

Royal London Hospital maternity service downgraded by CQC

A regulator has downgraded its rating of The Royal London Hospital’s maternity service after an inspection. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) visited the Whitechapel hospital, run by Barts Health NHS Trust, in August.... Read more »

Dulwich Scouts remember war heroes   – South London News

By Regina Motalib  A group of Scouts and cubs from the 7th Camberwell division in West Dulwich were part of a service at St Stephen’s Church in College Road, Dulwich to mark... Read more »

Ruislip crash: Man, 26, suffering head injury after West London hit and run

A pedestrian has been hospitalised with a head injury following a hit-and-run in West London on Tuesday. Emergency services were called to West End Road in Ruislip just after 1pm following reports... Read more »

600MW East London green belt data center faces opposition from environmentalists and councillors

Environmental group CPRE has promised to fight proposals to build a 600MW data center campus on East London’s green belt in Havering. The plan also faces opposition from within local government, with... Read more »

Bromley restaurant raises £15,000 for Sri Lankan charities – South London News

A restaurant in Bromley raised £15,000 for Sri Lankan charities in a glitzy Casino Royale-themed charity event. The Copper Ceylon Sri Lankan restaurant in East Street held a classy black-tie event, with... Read more »

Strictly Come Dancing’s Shirley Ballas gives Brixton schoolchildren dance lessons

Strictly Come Dancing head judge Shirley Ballas surprised Brixton schoolchildren last week with dance lessons in order to improve their well-being as part of an Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)... Read more »

How has the population of London changed in the last decade?

Every ten years, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) publishes the UK census, which offers the opportunity to see how the country has developed over time. City of London saw a significant... Read more »

Help at hand for South London households seeking ‘Warmer Homes’ grant – South London News

Local energy advice experts South East London Community Energy (Selce) are offering free help to residents seeking grants of up to £25,000 to combat rising bills.  The grants are being offered to... Read more »