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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

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