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Tashawn Watt: Teen charged with Sydenham stabbing murder

Romello Harley, 19, of Kirkdale, Sydenham, will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, June 30, charged with his murder. More:

Fatal stabbing of 19-year-old in Sydenham

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:

Sydenham Hill Estate plans back to committee

A controversial development is going before another planning committee five weeks after Lewisham Council lost a High Court case for approving it. More:

Metropolitan Police defiant over accusations on Daniel Morgan investigation

The Metropolitan Police have maintained their bullish stance against accusations of institutional corruption with another senior officer rejecting the claim. More:

Hit-and-run crash leaves two with serious injuries

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:

Met Commissioner should consider her position after Morgan findings

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:

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

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:

The fascinating origin story behind the famous Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

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:

Lewisham plans to build council homes on existing estates

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:

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

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:

Sydenham Hill Estate: High Court orders consent quashed

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:

Archdiocese of Southwark must pay own costs

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:

Sydenham school must demolish buildings

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:

New Sydenham Councillor

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:

Teen becomes fifth person arrested on suspicion of murder in Sydenham

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:

Sydenham byelection candidates on key issues

Candidates hoping to be a councillor in Sydenham have set out what they would do if elected. More:

Two teenagers charged over the killing of Levi

Two teenage boys – aged 15 and 14 – were charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon today (Tuesday, 20 April). More:

Sydenham's lost pubs

Man of Kent and the Two Half's featured in this Bromley gallery and review More:


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:

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

Nichola Leighton, 36, of Sydenham, is due to appear before Bromley Magistrates’ Court today accused of his murder. More:

Boy fatally stabbed in Sydenham

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:

St Philip Neri Primary School planning inquiry

A school in Sydenham could be demolished depending on the outcome of a planning inquiry. More:

No demand for OLSPN school inquiry costs

Concerns have been raised about Lewisham Council’s plans not to ask to be reimbursed for potentially “exorbitant” inquiry costs amid budget cuts and a council tax hike. More:

Council sets out long-term developments for new housing across south Lewisham

Lewisham Council is banking on the redevelopment of Bell Green Retail Park, supermarkets, and industrial sites to increase the number of homes in the south of the borough. More:

International Women's Day: Green man traffic signal replaced

TfL said the switch was aimed at “recognising the contribution women make to all aspects of society”. They are in place at the junction of London Road and Sydenham Rise and Molesworth Street. More:

Sydenham Hill Estate: Date set for Judicial Review

Mrs Justice Lang issued permission for the review on February 11, stating in her order that the claimant’s grounds are “arguable and merit consideration”. The case will now move to a full hearing on April 27 – 28. More:

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