Archived News Page 1

Sydenham: Man in life-threatening condition with head injury

18/09/2021
Police in an unmarked patrol car attempted to stop a vehicle around 5.30pm on Friday, September 17. Soon after, the suspect vehicle was involved in a crash with a motorcyclist and pedestrian on Mayow Road. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19589850.sydenham-man-life-threatening-condition-head-injury/

Investigation into how river through Sydenham was polluted

16/09/2021
The River Pool in Sydenham, had a flood of green liquid pouring into it on Monday, with passers-by seeing scores of dead fish washed up on its banks. More: https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/investigation-into-how-river-through-sydenham-and-lewisham-was-polluted-killing-hundreds-of-fish/

Work to start on Crystal Palce subway

16/08/2021
Bromley Council has received a £2.8 million grant funding to restore Crystal Palace Subway. Work to restore the 156-year-old subway begins this month. More: https://www.mylondon.news/whats-on/whats-on-news/secret-derelict-subway-beneath-crystal-21291617

Met accused of ‘betrayal of public’ over 1987 unsolved murder

21/07/2021
Baroness Nuala O’Loan told the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee that public statements made by senior officers following the panel’s report were “most disappointing”. More: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/daniel-morgan-metropolitan-police-cressida-dick-london-sydenham-b946899.html

Painting South Bank green via a carbon-absorbing graffiti mural

08/07/2021
Lindeman’s has gifted its London-based carbon-absorbing graffiti mural to Sydenham Arts, a charity organisation which presents creative events, workshops and programmes year-round at the Sydenham Centre More: https://www.swlondoner.co.uk/life/08072021-video-painting-south-bank-green-via-a-carbon-absorbing-graffiti-mural/

Tashawn Watt: Teen charged with Sydenham stabbing murder

30/06/2021
Romello Harley, 19, of Kirkdale, Sydenham, will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, June 30, charged with his murder. More: https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/19408526.tashawn-watt-teen-charged-sydenham-stabbing-murder/

Fatal stabbing of 19-year-old in Sydenham

26/06/2021
Police were called to Miall Walk, SE26, shortly after 9.30pm on Friday to reports of a stabbing. Despite the efforts of emergency services the man died at the scene a short time later. More: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/sydenham-murder-investigation-teen-stabbing-crime-met-b942770.html

Sydenham Hill Estate plans back to committee

23/06/2021
A controversial development is going before another planning committee five weeks after Lewisham Council lost a High Court case for approving it. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19393970.lewisham-sydenham-hill-estate-plans-back-committee/

Metropolitan Police defiant over accusations on Daniel Morgan investigation

23/06/2021
The Metropolitan Police have maintained their bullish stance against accusations of institutional corruption with another senior officer rejecting the claim. More: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/metropolitan-police-cressida-dick-alastair-london-sydenham-b942179.html

Hit-and-run crash leaves two with serious injuries

22/06/2021
A dark coloured vehicle, make and model unknown, was travelling southbound on Dartmouth Road when it hit a woman in her 30s and a man in his 70s at around 2am on Sunday, June 20. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19390973.sydenham-hit-and-run-crash-leaves-two-serious-injuries/

Met Commissioner should consider her position after Morgan findings

15/06/2021
Alastair Morgan has been campaigning for decades for justice for his brother Daniel, who was killed with an axe in the car park of the Golden Lion pub More: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/cressida-dick-metropolitan-police-daniel-morgan-met-sydenham-b940738.html

Commission proposes to scrap Lewisham West and Penge constituency and create Dulwich and Sydenham

08/06/2021
Residents in the west of Lewisham could be voting for an MP shared with Southwark rather than Bromley in the next general election, according to proposals from the Boundary Commission for England. More: https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/commission-proposes-to-scrap-lewisham-west-and-penge-constituency-and-create-dulwich-and-sydenham/

The fascinating origin story behind the famous Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

06/06/2021
One of Crystal Palace Park's claims to fame, other than what's left of the Crystal Palace itself, is the collection of weird and wonderful dinosaurs in Dinosaur Court which may be a lot older than you realise. More: https://www.mylondon.news/news/nostalgia/fascinating-origin-story-behind-famous-20752216

Lewisham plans to build council homes on existing estates

19/05/2021
According to a Building for Lewisham programme requirements report, going before mayor and cabinet on Wednesday evening (May 19), the earmarked sites include Hensford Gardens in Sydenham, Markwell Close, Prospect Close, and Peter’s Path in Sydenham. More: https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/19314668.cccccccc/

Daniel Morgan report ‘delayed due to unnecessary Home Office review’

19/05/2021
Mr Morgan was killed with an axe in the car park of the Golden Lion pub in Sydenham south-east London on March 10 1987. More: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/home-office-theresa-may-daniel-morgan-parliament-sydenham-b935909.html

Sydenham Hill Estate: High Court orders consent quashed

18/05/2021
Friends of Mais House has been fighting City of London’s plans for Sydenham Hill Estate since they were approved by a Lewisham planning committee last August. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19311880.sydenham-hill-estate-high-court-orders-consent-quashed/

Archdiocese of Southwark must pay own costs

18/05/2021
The Archdiocese of Southwark must pay its own costs for an inquiry after its application to force Lewisham Council to cover them was refused. More: https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/the-archdiocese-of-southwark-must-pay-own-costs-for-an-inquiry-amid-school-planning-failure/

Sydenham school must demolish buildings

13/05/2021
A school in Sydenham is expected to be “significantly demolished” and rebuilt to be make it compliant with planning permission after the outcome of an inquiry. More: https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/sydenham-school-must-demolish-buildings-after-breaching-planning-permission/

New Sydenham Councillor

13/05/2021
Jack Lavery won in Sydenham with 2,634 votes, ahead of Conservative Helena Croft with 982 votes, and Green Party candidate Nick Lee’s 820 More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19300984.lewisham-gets-four-new-councillors-by-elections/

Teen becomes fifth person arrested on suspicion of murder in Sydenham

22/04/21
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The teenager was arrested on Wednesday, and is being held in custody at a south London police station. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19250893.levi-ernest-morrison-teen-arrested-sydenham-murder/

Sydenham byelection candidates on key issues

21/04/2021
Candidates hoping to be a councillor in Sydenham have set out what they would do if elected. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19248733.sydenham-byelection-candidates-key-issues-ward/

Two teenagers charged over the killing of Levi

20/04/2021
Two teenage boys – aged 15 and 14 – were charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon today (Tuesday, 20 April). More: http://londonnewsonline.co.uk/two-teenagers-charged-over-the-killing-of-levi-ernest-morrison-in-sydenham/

Sydenham's lost pubs

17/04/2021
Man of Kent and the Two Half's featured in this Bromley gallery and review More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19238255.gallery-looking-back-30-bromleys-lost-pubs/

SECOND ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN FATAL STABBING IN SYDENHAM

16/04/2021
A 17-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday, 14 April in relation to the fatal stabbing of Levi Ernest-Morrison More: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/levi-ernest-morrison-sydenham-stabbing-murder-arrest-b929874.html

Woman, 36, charged with murder of teenager stabbed to death in Sydenham

14/04/2021
Nichola Leighton, 36, of Sydenham, is due to appear before Bromley Magistrates’ Court today accused of his murder. More: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/levi-ernest-morrison-murder-woman-charged-court-sydenham-b929580.html

Boy fatally stabbed in Sydenham

11/04/2021
Police were called to Hazel Grove, junction with Sydenham Road, at 7.19pm on April 10, after reports of a boy lying injured on the ground. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/19224957.police-appeal-boy-fatally-stabbed-sydenham/

<- Newer Items

| Older Items ->