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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/

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