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Don’t judge this book by the cover – unless Kannada language is outside your scope

The event is aimed specifically at the Kannada-speaking community and is seen as an important addition to the body of Kannada Literature as a whole. There are an estimated 57 million speakers of the southern Indian language so there is a potential market to be found.

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Hospital waiting times cut as nurses assess patients in A&E queue

St Thomas’ Hospital has moved one of the senior nurses from reception to the front door of the emergency department. 

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Destroyed 1985 mural celebrating Windrush generation returns home to Brixton

A large-scale reproduction of the original mural has returned home almost 30 years after it was painted over during the construction of a new housing complex.

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Town hall report lays bare scale of huge budget challenge

According to the report, the council may need to save £69.9million by 2028.

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Man spent ’23 hours on the floor’ after wheel chair fall in ‘unsuitable’ council home

Nathan Rollinson was unable to eat or use the toilet while he waited overnight for emergency services to find a way to evacuate him from the property.

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‘Age has no limits’: 54-year-old wins Gold at British National Powerlifting championships

Elaine Jackson took Gold at the championships, 24 years after being diagnosed with cancer.

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‘Timi Champions’ invited to Houses of Parliament to learn more about governance

The students who took part sit on the governing bodies of their schools, which are known as Anthem Community Councils. 

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Three people rescued as another jumps from window to escape burning building

Firefighters used a 13.5metre ladder to rescue three people trapped on the second floor.

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Coalition demands Government implement ‘urgent’ indefinite prison sentence reforms

There were 11 IPP prisoners in HMP  Brixton and nine in HMP Wandsworth in 2022.

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‘Council homes are so much more than bricks and mortar’: Southwark council leads 10 year plan for England’s social housing

Plans come as more than 1.2million households in England are currently on the housing waiting list.

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Two Brewers bags a place in the 2024 Great British Pub Awards Finals

The Two Brewers in High Street Clapham has “proudly served the LGBTQIA+ community” since 1981.

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Lambeth council chief executive resigns after drink-drive and drugs investigation

Bayo Dosunmu was charged with drink-driving, possession of a class A drug and failing to stop after a road accident.

Lambeth Together

Big health boost for Black communities

More than 400 local people joined a special health and wellbeing day on Saturday for the borough’s Black communities. It combined culture, entertainment, stalls, health screening, sports and expert support to highlight and improve health issues.   It was organised by Lambeth Together –...

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Councils to challenge controversial move of children’s cancer care unit

Parents have said the move will be more expensive, less efficient in terms of staffing.

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Well-being day for the Lambeth’s black communities attended by hundreds

More than 400 people attended the event in St Mark's Church, Kennington.

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NHS teams up with schools to boost student grades and attendance

Since its launch more than 50 per cent of participating students scored higher grades in their core subjects.

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Defunct Waterloo phone box could become coffee kiosk

The ruling overturns Lambeth council's decision to veto the proposal.

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Primary schools take-over Borough Market to sell their own produce for a good cause

The young entrepreneurs sold just under £600 worth of their own produce.

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Theatre nurses to walk out on strike tomorrow over shift time extensions

Day surgery theatre nurses at Guy's and St Thomas’ - of which there are about 50 - will walk out tomorrow.

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South London teenagers have the solution to air pollution

The day-long STEM workshop saw the cohort of 22 Year 9 pupils build and code their own air pollution monitors.