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Campaigners trying to save Sydenham First World War memorial community centre

21/09/2021
Livesey Memorial Hall, which is home to a monument commemorating workers from the South Suburban Gas Company of London who died in both World Wars, is a Grade II listed building and an asset of community value. More: https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/campaigners-trying-to-save-sydenham-first-world-war-memorial-community-centre-have-been-told-it-could-be-flogged-off-to-developers/

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

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