‘Highly skilled workforce’ praised in Bexley Youth Justice Service inspection – South London News

‘Highly skilled workforce’ praised in Bexley Youth Justice Service inspection – South London News

A youth justice service has been praised for its “highly skilled workforce” by His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation (HMIP). Bexley Youth Justice Service (YJS) received an overall rating of ‘Good’ following a... Read more »
East London NHS Workers Are Striking for Pay Justice

East London NHS Workers Are Striking for Pay Justice

‘We are all equal, so they should treat us like equals,’ says Maria, an NHS domestic worker who has worked at Whipps Cross Hospital in London for the past 18 years. Like... Read more »
Heartbroken mother pleads for justice as police quiz three men suspected of murdering teenager

Heartbroken mother pleads for justice as police quiz three men suspected of murdering teenager

Three men are continuing to be quizzed over the murder of a teenager found dead by joggers in west London as his mother pleaded for justice. Tyler Donnelly, 19, was discovered by... Read more »
New Bishop for North London and for Racial Justice

New Bishop for North London and for Racial Justice

The Revd Canon Dr Anderson Jeremiah, Associate Dean (Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and People) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Lancaster University, and Associate Priest at St Paul’s Scotforth, in the... Read more »
Fugitive brought to justice for murder after 39 years

Fugitive brought to justice for murder after 39 years

Enforcer Paul Bryan was 22 when he fatally stabbed 62-year-old Roman Szalajko at his flat in Kennington, south London, in February 1984. Afterwards, he took on the identity of a dead Welshman... Read more »
UK politicians and campaigners call for reparative justice for African slave trade | Slavery

UK politicians and campaigners call for reparative justice for African slave trade | Slavery

Politicians, campaigners and community groups are uniting for the first time to make “a very distinct and clear call for reparative justice” at an inaugural reparations conference this weekend. The all-party parliamentary... Read more »
Poor state of English and Welsh courts worsening backlog, says Law Society | UK criminal justice

Poor state of English and Welsh courts worsening backlog, says Law Society | UK criminal justice

Broken heating, sewage, mould, asbestos and leaking toilets and roofs are among the problems encountered by solicitors in courts in England and Wales, a survey by the Law Society has found. Approximately... Read more »
Criminal justice system going ‘backwards’ on domestic abuse, says Labour leader

Criminal justice system going ‘backwards’ on domestic abuse, says Labour leader

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Too many victims of domestic... Read more »
John Gulliver: Rollie’s tale from the tunnel demands social justice

John Gulliver: Rollie’s tale from the tunnel demands social justice

Rollie at NLCOP STOP HS2’s occupation of Euston Square Gardens in January 2019 was one of the most audacious protests I can remember. The campaigners lived during a freezing January month in... Read more »
Poetic justice as gifted Croydon teens win prestigious writing prize – South London News

Poetic justice as gifted Croydon teens win prestigious writing prize – South London News

Two 16-year-olds from Croydon have been awarded prizes for their poetry.  Sienna Mehta and Zahra Rafiq are among 15 winners of international prize The Foyle Young Poets of the Year. They beat... Read more »