Sydenham's Rolf Harris loses first appeal bid

News Shopper:

3:19pm Friday 31st October 2014

Disgraced Sydenham entertainer Rolf Harris has lost the first round of his bid to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

Catford building used as 'illegal hostel for ex-prisoners'

News Shopper:

11:45am Friday 31st October 2014

A Catford house turned into an illegal hostel has been shut down by Lewisham Council and the police following complaints of harassment, alcohol related disorder and trespassing.

Brockley Sun reporter 'paid government press officer for Kelly Brook story'

News Shopper:

4:24pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A Government press officer leaked budget secrets to a Sun reporter from Brockley in exchange for £750, a court heard.

UPDATE: Two men charged with Thamesmead murder of Ben Fasina

News Shopper:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A second man has been charged with the murder of Olamide Fasina in Thamesmead.

Burglar who raided Crystal Palace football stadium, schools and restaurants jailed for two years

News Shopper:

2:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A prolific burglar who broke into Selhurst Park and raided five schools, stealing laptops, cameras and DVD players, has been jailed for two years.

Plumstead man in court over Woolwich petrol station police stand-off

News Shopper:

1:02pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A Plumstead man will appear in court today accused of dousing himself in petrol at a Woolwich filling station and threatening to set himself alight.

UPDATE: Eltham Royal Mail delivery office evacuated after 'Anthrax' false alarm

News Shopper:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Royal Mail staff were evacuated from an Eltham delivery office yesterday (October 29) after a white powder - later found to be harmless - was suspected to be Anthrax.

Could Catford teens save the UK from cyber crime?

News Shopper:

2:12pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

The UK's saviours in the fight against cyber crime could come from SE6 after a pioneering new curriculum was launched at a Catford secondary school.

Third arrest over Thamesmead Ben Fasina murder

News Shopper:

12:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A third man has been arrested following the murder of Olamide Fasina, who was stabbed by a gang in Thamesmead.

Police surround Woolwich petrol station after man 'doused himself in petrol'

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

9:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Police surrounded a Woolwich petrol station this evening after a man doused himself in petrol and threatened to set himself alight, witnesses say.

Second man arrested over Thamesmead murder of Ben Fasina

News Shopper:

1:11pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Police have arrested a second man following the murder of Olamide Fasina by an armed gang in Thamesmead.

Downham man, 71, 'hit with metal bar and stabbed in leg' by muggers

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

2:33pm Monday 27th October 2014

A 71-year-old man was hit over the head twice with a metal bar and stabbed in the leg by two Downham robbers on his way into his house, family members say.

Kidbrooke mum accused of terrorism offences to be quizzed for another week

News Shopper:

3:38pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A Kidbrooke mum arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences can be quizzed for another week after police had her detention time extended.

Fresh bail for driver after girl killed by Catford lorry

News Shopper:

3:19pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A lorry driver has been re-bailed by police following the death of a 13-year-old student in Catford.

Family of murdered Ben Fasina: 'We forgive his killers but want change in Thamesmead'

News Shopper:

10:46am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The family of Olamide Fasina, who was stabbed to death by an armed gang, say they forgive his killers and want the 25-year-old's murder to bring "change" to Thamesmead.

Man, 22, arrested over Thamesmead murder of Ben Fasina

News Shopper:

4:53pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police have revealed a 22-year-old has been arrested and bailed over the murder of Olamide Fasina in Thamesmead.

Wanted Wednesday - Do you know Lewisham police's five most wanted?

News Shopper:

2:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

It’s Wanted Wednesday time again with five new suspects Lewisham police need your help in tracing.

Thamesmead murder estate 'being controlled by gangs'

News Shopper:

2:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

Terrified Thamesmead residents claim gangs have been left untouched by police to control parts of their estate.

Thamesmead murder victim Ben Fasina died from stab wound to heart

News Shopper:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Thamesmead murder victim Olamide Fasina died from a stab wound to the heart, police say.

Kidbrooke mum arrested in terror raid is sister of jihadi fanatic

News Shopper:

1:25pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A Kidbrooke mum arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences is the sister of muslim fanatic Iftekhar Jaman who died in Syria after taking part in an assault on an arms depot.

Thamesmead murder victim named locally as Ben Fashina

News Shopper:

1:50pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A 25-year-old man brutally murdered at a Thamesmead housing estate yesterday (October 14) has been named locally as Olamide Fashina, also known as Ben.

UPDATE: Man dead after being attacked by gang armed with 'eight-inch knife and hacksaw' in Thamesmead

News Shopper:

3:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A man - named locally as Trigger - has died after being attacked by a gang armed with an "eight-inch knife and a hacksaw" in Thamesmead this afternoon.

UPDATE: Elderly man hit by train at Woolwich Dockyard station

News Shopper: Woolwich Dockyard station

3:10pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

An elderly man was hit by a train at Woolwich Dockyard station this afternoon (October 14).

UPDATE: Greenwich woman arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism

News Shopper:

1:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A Greenwich woman is among six people being held on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism following police raids this morning.

Woolwich gynaecologist 'defrauded NHS out of thousands of pounds'

News Shopper:

12:56pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A gynaecologist unfit to work defrauded the NHS out of tens of thousands of pounds, a jury has heard.

Summer trial for Lewisham Ukip man accused of sexual assault on homeless Bulgarian

News Shopper: Meet the men who want to be Mayor of Lewisham at this year's elections

3:55pm Monday 13th October 2014

A Deptford man who ran as Ukip's candidate to be Mayor of Lewisham will face a summer trial over claims he sexually assaulted a homeless Bulgarian.

Man with head injuries found lying in Greenwich street after assault

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

11:38am Monday 13th October 2014

A 26-year-old was found lying in the street with serious head injuries following a suspected assault in Greenwich.

Singer in court charged with sexually assaulting boy, 4, in Northfleet

News Shopper:

11:35am Saturday 11th October 2014

Kent singer Billy Nutt has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting a four-year-old boy in Northfleet.

Greenwich student one of four arrested over 'Islamic terror plot'

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

12:13pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A Greenwich student is one of four men being questioned by counter-terror police on suspicion of being involved in a potentially "significant" Islamist terrorism plot, according to reports.

Lewisham police arrest 114 people in crime crackdown

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

4:58pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Lewisham police have so far arrested 114 people and seized 250kg of cannabis in a crackdown on robbery, burglary and drug dealing.

Woolwich man 'tried to supply cash and trousers to jihadi terrorist'

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

2:32pm Monday 6th October 2014

A Woolwich man has appeared in court charged with trying to supply cash and combat trousers to a jihadi terrorist.

Police officer shot in hand in Blackfen by suspected drink driver

News Shopper:

12:34pm Saturday 4th October 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was shot in the hand in Blackfen last night.

Man to be sentenced for allowing dog to attack woman in Sidcup park

News Shopper: Zippy, two, Staffordshire bull terrier

3:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

A man is to be sentenced for allowing his dog to attack a woman in a Sidcup park.

Corrupt PCSO from Plumstead stole thousands from Gatwick travellers

News Shopper:

3:03pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A corrupt PCSO from Plumstead who abused her position at Sussex Police to steal thousands from passengers at Gatwick airport has been jailed for six and a half years.

Anjem Choudary held in terror swoop over Islamist organisation linked to Lee Rigby killers

News Shopper: Anjem Choudary promotes Sharia law in the UK

12:12pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Welling-born radical preacher Anjem Choudary is understood to be one of nine men arrested today as part of an investigation into Islamist terrorism and a banned organistion with links to Lee Rigby's killers

Sun reporter from Greenwich 'paid police officer to be his stooge'

News Shopper: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

3:59pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A Sun reporter from Greenwich paid a police officer to be his "stooge" amid a culture of "collective short-sightedness" at the newspaper, a court heard.

Dog walker finds two dead bodies - including Deptford 24-year-old - in churchyard

News Shopper:

12:07pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A dog walker has discovered two dead bodies - including a Deptford 24-year-old - in the same churchyard in just three weeks.

Fire brigade called to Grove Park car and bus smash

News Shopper:

9:22am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A car and a bus collided in a Grove Park road early this morning.

Memorial plaques stolen from cemeteries, scrap metal dealer denies all knowledge

News Shopper:

4:25pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Jurors deciding the fate of a scrap metal dealer have been shown footage showing bag upon bag of memorial plaques stolen from graves, some still with cemetery soil stuck to them, at his premises.

Teenager re-bailed in alleged Abbey Wood hit-and-run death probe

News Shopper: Brenda Croke was killed by a hit-and-run driver.

10:49am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A teenager arrested in connection with the death of a pedestrian in an alleged Abbey Wood hit-and-run, has had his bail extended.

'My rapist witchcraft dad is the worst person in the world'

News Shopper:

5:26pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A Sydenham double rapist who threatened his victim with a knife has been slammed by his own son as a serial attacker and "the worst person in the world".

Man laying on track shuts Woolwich Dockyard station

News Shopper:

10:12am Monday 22nd September 2014

Trains were held up at Woolwich Dockyard station last night (September 21) after a man was found laying on the tracks.

Alleged Kidbrooke burglars charged with targeting multiple Bexley homes

News Shopper:

3:14pm Friday 19th September 2014

A pair of alleged burglars from Kidbrooke have appeared in court charged with targeting houses in Sidcup, Bexleyheath, Welling and Falconwood.

Swanley far right leader in court to deny harassing woman in her home

News Shopper:

2:15pm Friday 19th September 2014

The Swanley-based leader of a far right political group has appeared in court to deny harassing a woman in her home.

Sydenham knife-wielding rapist jailed for 18 years

News Shopper:

5:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

A Sydenham rapist who threatened his victim with a knife has been locked up for 18 years.

'Graffiti artist under train' closes Catford station

News Shopper:

11:31am Friday 19th September 2014

Reports of a graffiti artist under a train brought services to a halt and closed Catford station last night (September 18).

Man hospitalised after Lee High Road hit and run

News Shopper:

9:13am Friday 19th September 2014

A man has been rushed to hospital after a hit and run accident in Lee High Road last night (September 19).

Wanted GBH man could be in Lewisham

News Shopper:

2:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A 28-year-old imprisoned for GBH is wanted by police for breaching his licence - and could be in Lewisham.

Woolwich doctor faked nomination papers to run for Mayor of London

News Shopper:

2:29pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

An elderly Woolwich doctor who faked hundreds of nomination signatures to run for Mayor of London has been handed a suspended sentence - before going on a bizarre online rant about immigration.

Charlton Lido robbed at gunpoint

News Shopper:

4:36pm Monday 15th September 2014

This is the man police want to trace after Charlton Lido was robbed at gunpoint.






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