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SIX MONTHS OF MISERY
Edith will 'never fully recover' from living in fear and squalor in deserted block
WAS YOUR ANCESTOR IN PRISON WITH DICKENS' DAD?
Seeing his father dragged into the squalor and gloom of Marshalsea prison proved the inspiration for one of Charles Dickens’ greatest novels, Little Dorrit.
MISSILE LAUNCHER FOUND IN SKIP?
Specialist police officers spent several hours investigating a mystery object last Friday after they were called to reports of a missile launching system being discovered off the Old Kent Road.
THE FUTURE OF COUNCIL HOUSING: 11,000 NEW HOMES, 11,000 TO BE LOST
A winning election pledge to build 11,000 new council homes in Southwark over the next 30 years will only maintain the numbers we have now, after thousands are expected to be lost through Right to Buy and redevelopment, the News can reveal.
HUGHES LEADS POLL BY JUST 1%
Simon Hughes may only just hang on to his parliamentary seat in next year’s general election, amidst some of the heaviest campaigning by Labour in over 30years.
SOUTHWARK'S SACRIFICE: THE FIRST WORLD WAR ONE HUNDRED YEARS ON
Tales of loss and valour from the history books as the country remembers World War I

News

GRIEVING MUM SLAMS 'INADEQUATE' POLICING GRIEVING MUM SLAMS 'INADEQUATE' POLICING
A grieving mother has spoken out after an inquest into the “brutal and unforgivable murder” of her fifteen-year-old daughter branded the police investigation inadequate last week...

PRIDE OVER 'PITS AND PERVERTS' FILM PRIDE OVER 'PITS AND PERVERTS' FILM
A film that tells the true story of gay and lesbian activists who backed the Welsh miners in their battle with Thatcher’s government in 1984 was “very inspiring”, according to one of the Southwark men on whom it was based...

BAKE OFF CONTESTANT IAN WATTERS TURNS JUDGE BAKE OFF CONTESTANT IAN WATTERS TURNS JUDGE
Great British Bake Off contestant Iain Watters turned judge for a cake-baking contest at the Elephant and Castle last week...

Sport

GREGS: DON'T PASTY ME BY! GREGS: DON'T PASTY ME BY!
LEE GREGORY admits he has been left frustrated by a lack of game time since his £250,000-move to Millwall in the summer...

EAGLES TOLD TO EARN HIS WINGS
MILLWALL WILL not offer trialist Chris Eagles a contract unless he can prove that he is fit enough to start playing immediately...

IN GOOD NICK IN GOOD NICK
NICKY BAILEY is ready to make his Millwall return at Huddersfield Town this weekend after two months on the sidelines...


Food & Drink

LAID-BACK PELICAN FITS THE BILL LAID-BACK PELICAN FITS THE BILL
MY BRUNCH at The Peckham Pelican, was booked in at midday for two reasons. Firstly brunch starts at 12 on Sundays, and secondly I was warned that staff would be too bleary eyed for flash photography before noon. I liked it already, writes Katie Bridges...

KING OF THE CASTLE KING OF THE CASTLE
I HONESTLY felt like the King of the Castle when I was treated like royalty and ...
THIS FARM CAFE IS REALLY SOMETHING TO CROW ABOUT THIS FARM CAFE IS REALLY SOMETHING TO CROW ABOUT
THE PICCALILLI Caff in Surrey Docks Farm will be as hot as the Chiltern Fire Hou...

Arts & Listings

THE SHELTER TARGETED BY THE NAZIS THE SHELTER TARGETED BY THE NAZIS
Two sisters escaped almost certain death at the beginning of the Second World War when their dad moved them at the last minute from sleeping under a doomed railway bridge, where more than a hundred people are said to have perished.

Health & Fitness

BOOT CAMP BODY BOOT CAMP BODY
IT'S NEVER fun getting in shape for your holidays, rejoining the gym for the umpteenth time. Knowing deep down you'll have given up in a month, with just enough time to put on even more weight before you board the plane, writes Charlotte Galt...
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