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Man stabbed in Lawrie Park Gardens

18/02/2020
The victim was rushed to hospital shortly before 7am with multiple injuries, His car and a number of personal items were reported stolen. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/18245736.sydenham-man-stabbed-car-stolen-morning/

Crystal Palace Park's forgotten railway

06/02/2020
The pneumatic line was only 600 yards long and took 50 seconds to get from one end to the other in 1864 More: https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/forgotten-railway-line-used-run-17696671

Sydenham councillo is new Deputy London Mayor for housing

04/02/2020
Labour's Tom Copley – who chairs the Assembly’s housing committee is a vocal advocate for social housing, Mr Copley has championed the Assembly’s work on tenants’ rights, and balloting residents about estate regeneration More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/18209463.sydenham-councillor-become-deputy-london-mayor-housing/

Bridge Leisure Centre boiler is broken for more than a month

27/01/2020
Showers ran cold and there was no heating at The Bridge Leisure Centre in Sydenham, as engineers struggled to repair the central heating More: https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/families-left-freezing-as-sydenham-leisure-centres-boiler-is-broken-for-more-than-a-month/

Woodfall's Golden 50

21/01/2020
Local, independent optician's practice, R. Woodfall Opticians is celebrating 50 years in Sydenham this year. Owner, John Fried, started working for R. Woodfall in Peckham as a trainee Dispensing Optician at 23. More: https://sydenham.org.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=20172

Ellie Reeves holds seat for Labour

13/12/2019
Ellie Reeves has been elected as the next MP for Lewisham West and Penge with 61.2 per cent of the votes and a majority of 21,543. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/18097311.lewisham-west-penge-election-2019-ellie-reeves-wins-seat-labour/

Lewisham West & Penge Candidates

12/12/2019
An overview of the candidates for our constituency in today's General Election. More: https://www.londonnewsonline.co.uk/south-london-press-guide-to-your-constituency-lewisham-west-penge/

Sydenham celebrates restoration of historic spire

03/12/2019
An excited group of year 5 pupils from Holy Trinity Primary School marked the restoration's completion, along with the conservation team and members of local societies. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/18076794.sydenham-community-celebrates-restoration-historic-christopher-wren-spire/

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