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Four independent book shops among those in line for national recognition

Round Table Books CIC in Granville Arcade, Brixton, Village Books in Calton Avenue, Dulwich, Backstory in Balham High Road and The Riverside Bookshop in Tooley Street, Southwark, are among 10 in London to make the shortlist.

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Brockwell Lido offering free use of pool and gym on Saturday

The Dulwich Road pool will be opening its doors from 10am-2pm on Saturday, offering free use of the gym from 10am to midday and free swims in the Lido from 12-2pm.

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Exclusive: Lambeth council and Met accused of covering up child sexual abuse scandal

In August 2023, the Met reopened an investigation into claims of a cover-up.

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Covid-19 protesters demand changes to infection control guidelines as ITV series airs

The demonstration was organised to coincide with the new ITV series, Breathtaking.

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‘Reckless and violent’ gunman handed 11-year jail term for shooting teen moped rider

Christian Assi, 20, of Lewisham, was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment at Croydon Crown Court on Monday, after being found guilty of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.

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‘I would never tell someone to take their case to court’: Campaign to end ‘humiliating and degrading’ rape trials for victims

The woman joined the campaign after the man who was accused of raping her was acquitted in a trial she described as “humiliating and degrading”.

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Iconic Electric Brixton guaranteed protection with asset of community status

The new status means the building is subject to additional protection from development for future generations.

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Clapham Chemical Attack: Police looking for Abdul Shokoor Ezedi find body

Police have not formally identified the body but have said they “strongly believe” it is Ezedi.

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Family living in ‘nightmare’ after roof caves in twice

The family of four slept in the living room for more than a week before they were decanted.

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‘Where is my planter?’: Historic plant pots disappear from estate

Without warning 10 planters disappeared, leaving sharp screws sticking out of the balcony.

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Thousands could see journey to GP triple after surgery kicked out of home

A school linked to Kings College London has told the surgery to leave its current base.

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London Overground names announced

The new names and colours for the Overground lines have changed the look of the Tube map.

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Video roundup of your great South London Press this week

Welcome back to the South London Press weekly news round-up.

Lambeth – South London News

Hondo tightens grip on Brixton Market with new eviction

Hondo Enterprises bought Brixton Market and Market Row in 2018 for £37million.

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Nine taken to hospital after police van collides with double-decker bus

Firefighters rescued one officer who was trapped in the van.

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Off-duty cops hailed for stopping knife-wielder, who gets eight-month sentence

Joseph Jimenez, 20, of Baxter Road, Islington, appeared at Croydon Crown Court today, having previously pleaded guilty.

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‘They are making us homeless to house the homeless’: 150 families evicted in council buy-back scheme

Residents were threatened with Section 21 evictions if they did not leave by April.

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Youth worker says communities ‘left to save their children’ after report finds police failing to deal with child exploitation

The report found officers and staff had used victim-blaming language.

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Bus passengers flee after ‘drugged’ man threatens use of ‘unknown substance’

The incident allegedly at around 8.30pm on Sunday in Thornton Heath after the man had been challenged for smoking on a 109 bus he got on in Brixton.