Hospital therapy cat and group rescuing animals in Ukraine honoured for work

A hospital therapy cat with an eclectic collection of bow ties and a British Army veteran who has rescued animals from Ukraine are among pets and humans to be recognised for their... Read more »

Hill starts work on 440 flats scheme in West London

Situated next to the new Brentford FC and London Irish stadium, half the homes will be affordable and include a mix of shared ownership and affordable rented homes. The plans comprise five... Read more »

Cost of living crisis pushing more women into sex work – and unable to refuse dangerous clients | UK News

The cost of living crisis is pushing more women into sex work and leaving them unable to say no to violent and exploitative clients, outreach workers have told Sky News. With inflation... Read more »

South London rail tunnel closure set to start to allow track replacement work

Almost 4km of rail tracks and ballast will be replaced in Penge Tunnel by contractor Colas during a nine day route closure which starts tomorrow (Saturday 23 July). The £5M of work... Read more »

Work on South London Victorian railway viaduct completed

Since summer 2020, Network Rail engineers have been working to repair the Oxted Viaduct. Passengers travelling on the line from South Croydon to Uckfield will cross over the improved Victorian structure, which... Read more »

Restart Scheme in London celebrates finding work for someone every 10 minutes of the working day

The Restart Scheme, the government employability programme launched in the wake of the pandemic to support people in gaining new employment, is marking its first successful year in London. Delivered by Ingeus... Read more »

East London MP signed off sick from work after ‘sustained campaign’ of misogynistic abuse

An East London MP has been signed off work sick by her GP after being repeatedly targeted in a “sustained campaign” of misogynistic abuse. Apsana Begum, the MP for Poplar & Limehouse,... Read more »

How to get to work in South London during the train strikes

South Londoners are being advised to work from home and only travel if absolutely necessary during the train strikes this week. However, if you do need to head into the office you... Read more »

Queen’s Jubilee honours: academic hails recognition for social work research after CBE

Photo: Feng Yu/Adobe Stock An academic has hailed the increasing recognition of social work research after earning a gong in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours. Jill Manthorpe, professor of social work at... Read more »

Acclaimed artists commissioned work on show across London’s Elizabeth Line

The Elizabeth lines line-wide exhibition sees renowned British and international artists work on show including Turner Prize winner Richard Wright Passengers travelling on Transport for London’s (TfL) new Elizabeth line can enjoy... Read more »