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Sydenham celebrates restoration of historic spire

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:

Popular homeless woman ‘could have been saved'

Stefania Bada, who had health complications, died days before her 42nd birthday, leaving a community wondering if they could have done more to help. More:

Historic Christopher Wren Sydenham spire to be restored

Originally found on top of St Antholin's Church in the City of London, the spire was moved to Round Hill in the 1800s after it was damaged in a storm, where it is now surrounded by a 1960s estate. More:

Flats proposed for old primary school site in Mayow Road

Bellway Homes wants to build part three, four, and five-storey blocks of flats at the old site used by Our Lady and St Philip Neri Roman Catholic Primary School in Mayow Road, Forest Hill. More:

Stephen Morris reunited with £250,000 Tecchler violin

A 310-year-old violin worth £250,000 that was left on a train in south London has been returned to its owner. The instrument was handed over to professional musician Stephen Morris in a supermarket car park in Beckenham after secret negotiations More:

Two men charged with gun possession after man shoots himself

A 25-year-old died on Venner Road last month from gunshot wounds after an apparent attempt to shoot another person backfired. More:

Plea to stop two Sydenham Hill Oaks being chopped

Two of Sydenham Hill Wood’s most beloved trees will be felled by the time this weekend is out unless campaigners’ last-ditch efforts can force the council to reverse its decision. More:

Catford crash: Cyclist dies

Police were called to Ravensbourne Park, outside Catford station, just after 6.30am on Wednesday after receiving reports of a collision between a lorry and a cyclist. More:

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