Monday, 21 August 2017

Man charged with Brixton murder | Brixton Blog

Man charged with Brixton murder | Brixton Blog
... The victim has been formally identified as 30-year-old Andrew Thompson from Kennington. ...

Brixton stabbing: 45-year-old man charged with murder as victim named as Andrew Thompson | London Evening Standard

Brixton stabbing: 45-year-old man charged with murder as victim named as Andrew Thompson | London Evening Standard
... Andrew Thompson, from Kennington, was stabbed on Atlantic Road in Brixton early on Friday afternoon. ...

Monday, 14 August 2017

Things To Do This Weekend In London: 19-20 August 2017 | Londonist

Things To Do This Weekend In London: 19-20 August 2017 | Londonist
... WALKING TOUR: Based on interviews with residents of Kennington and Vauxhall, Memory Maps SE11 have devised a walking tour of the area's architectural history, led by Stephanie Odu, a former resident of the district. Feel free to bring sketchbooks and drawing materials. Jamyang Buddhist Centre (Kennington), £15, book ahead, 11am-1pm ...

James Gill

Friday, 11 August 2017

Stotfold's Jacob Hawley in BBC New Comedy Award final this weekend - Theatre & Arts - The Comet

Stotfold's Jacob Hawley in BBC New Comedy Award final this weekend - Theatre & Arts - The Comet

... He then headed off to the Greek resort of Faliraki, where he spent his
evenings performing Kings of Leon songs for holidaymakers, before
returning to the UK and settling in the south London neighbourhood of
Kennington. ... 

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Vassall View: everything about Vassall Ward in Lambeth: Campaign launched to halt closure of local police stations

Vassall View: everything about Vassall Ward in Lambeth: Campaign launched to halt closure of local police stations

... Only one station will be left open to the public in Brixton with
Vassall's nearby Kennington police station one of those slated for
closure. ... 

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Frustrated James Tells Sadiq: People Think Councils Want To Stitch Them Up - LBC

Frustrated James Tells Sadiq: People Think Councils Want To Stitch Them Up - LBC

... "Constantly, up and down London, from Elephant and Castle to Kennington
to Kensington to Earl's Court, everywhere you go, people think there are
stitch-ups unfolding. ... 

Friday, 4 August 2017

In my view: Chuka Umunna, MP for Streatham

In my view: Chuka Umunna, MP for Streatham

... If the next set of cuts to the Metropolitan Police’s budget go ahead we
not only are facing a cut in police officers on our streets, but also
the closure of police stations. In many London boroughs this would mean
the closure of all bar one of the public facing desks and stations. In
Lambeth we are facing the closure of stations in Cavendish Road, Clement
Avenue, Cobalt Square, Coldharbour Lane, Kennington, Loughborough
Junction, Norwood Road, and Streatham. ... 

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Photo captures Elephant & Castle commuter chaos - Southwark News

Photo captures Elephant & Castle commuter chaos - Southwark News
... There was commuter chaos at Elephant and Castle on Tuesday caused by a protest march that edged towards Kennington Lane at 6pm. ...

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Get free pints at the pub Charlie Chaplin used to frequent

Get free pints at the pub Charlie Chaplin used to frequent
... We heard that Charlie Chaplin was partial to drinking gin and juice. But he’d probably still doff his bowler hat to the news that a Kennington pub he used to visit as a nipper is giving away pints to punters to celebrate its relaunch.
The Tankard opens on Kennington Road today, brought back to life by the Draft House beer bar chain. So to celebrate, the pub will be giving away pints throughout the month to anybody who utters the secret code: ‘Charlie sent me’, with a total of 100 drinks up for grabs.    ...