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Man charged with 1974 murder of woman found strangled in Highbury

23/06/2022
On Wednesday, John Apelgren, 79, of Bryden Close, Sydenham was arrested on suspicion of the murder committed when he was 31. More: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/eileen-cotter-1974-murder-highbury-john-apelgren-b1007862.html

Sydenham firm named for unpaid tax

22/06/2022
Sorin Gavrila Construction of Peter’s Path, Sydenham, incurred a penalty of £20,144.82 on unpaid tax/duty of £41,668.48 More: https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/20223364.hmrc-south-east-london-dartford-firms-named-unpaid-tax/

Sydenham disabled woman stuck in ‘nightmare’ housing conditions

22/06/2022
The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, claims that her house is full of mould and damp, infested by rats, and that the smoke alarms were removed after a leak and never re-fitted. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/20225822.sydenham-disabled-woman-stuck-nightmare-housing-conditions/

London-based coach company offers £2k signing-on bonus for new recruits

20/06/2022
Drivers will operate out of their South London base in Lower Sydenham, which can be accessed easily by train or Overground More: https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/jobs/london-based-coach-company-offers-2k-signing-on-bonus-for-new-recruits-326791/

South east London beer gardens to visit this summer

17/06/2022
The Dolphin is a friendly pub famous in the community for its craft beers, real ales and wood-fired pizzas. The grassy garden area is the perfect place to spend the heatwave. More: https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/20208334.south-east-london-beer-gardens-visit-summer/

Man 'swings knife' at Queen's Platinum Jubilee street party

14/06/2022
The street in Sydenham were in the midst of a party when the man entered the area with a blade More: https://www.mylondon.news/news/south-london-news/man-swings-knife-queens-platinum-24222563

NHS CANCER SCREENINGS COMING BACK TO SOUTHWARK & SYDENHAM THIS SUMMER

23/05/2022
The NHS-Galleri blood test, which is for people aged between 50 and 77, will be done at Lidl on the Old Kent Road from June 27-July 16 and Sainsbury’s Sydenham on Southend Lane from June 28-July 16 More: https://www.southwarknews.co.uk/news/ground-breaking-nhs-cancer-screenings-coming-back-to-southwark-this-summer/

CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT SYDENHAM HILL WOOD FALLS SHORT OF £50,000 TARGET

29/04/2022
The campaign to protect Southwark’s last ancient woodland fell £27,000 short of its £50,000 target, after their self-imposed deadline slammed shut. More: https://www.southwarknews.co.uk/news/campaign-to-protect-sydenham-hill-wood-falls-short-of-50000-target/

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