Lewisham

Hunt's Downgrade Of Lewisham Hospital Quashed By High Court

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has had his decision to reduce services at a major hospital declared unlawful and quashed by the High Court. There was lo...

Lewisham - Don't Believe the Hype

Elspeth Merry | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Elspeth Merry

When I read that Lewisham, my home borough, had been ranked the most violent place in Britain, my first reaction was embarrassment - my university friends from all over the world and the UK that I had been trying to convince of Lewisham's greatness would now be laughing in my face.

Westminster Worse For Violent Crime Than Birmingham

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

It is home to Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and a recently sold £250m property - but Westminster has more violent crime than the UK's s...

PICTURE: Police Appeal For Missing 12-Year-Old Girl

PA | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK

Police have released a CCTV image of a 12-year-old girl who has been missing since Tuesday. Suada Gashi, of Lewisham, south London, was last seen l...

Woman Who Stole First World War Memorial Plaque Jailed

PA | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK

A woman was jailed for 120 days today for stealing a First World War memorial plaque belonging to a church. Lana Clitheroe, 42, of Dundalk Road, Br...

Paul Vale

London Suffers Third Night Of Violence With Looting In Many Areas

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK

London has suffered a third consecutive night of widespread violence and looting, while similar scenes in Birmingham, Liverpool and Bristol have resul...