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Free swimming saved (for now) in Lewisham

Mayor Steve Bullock is claiming credit for saving free swimming in Lewisham this summer (does he have the budget for that?): Lewisham Central Hither Green | Summer swimming saved: “The Lib-Dem Coalition government had announced cancelling the free swimming scheme early at the end of July, but Mayor Steve Bullock has decided that Lewisham will [...]

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Brockwell Lido closed again

onionbagblog’s been locked out of the Lido again (along with everybody else), and he is not happy: Corporate Cock Up @BrockwellLido: Oh dear. Here we go again. Just as the second heat wave of mid-summer is set to hit South London over the weekend and whaddya know – @BrockwellLido is bloody CLOSED. Again. That’s five [...]

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Lido locked

Brixton Lido’s been shut for two mornings in a row this week, thanks to rather over-judicious application of chlorine: The scenes at 7am outside Lake Brockwell were not pleasant. Swimmers are usually a serene bunch, happy to see in a midsummer morning with the tranquil activity of a dip in the great outdoors. Turn them [...]

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Kennington Kids Karate

Kennington News: Diary date: Kids Karate Tuesdays 3pm – 27th July to 31st August @ Lollard St Adventure Playground SE11 6PX.

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All change at Palace

So, as predicted, George Burley is the man for the Eagles: Crystal Palace Football Club are delighted to announce that George Burley has been named as the new manager of the club. Dougie Freedman is the man chosen to be his assistant. Steve Parish and Martin Long were both announced as co-chairmen at a conference [...]

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The South London XI

This is nice. The in-no-way inflammatory Free South London has produced a team made up of players with South London links: Playing in the currently fashionable 4-3-3 formation, this lot would give minnows and imperialist swines alike a good run for their soon-to-be-abolished money. via The South London First XI « FREE SOUTH LONDON. Not [...]

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Burley for Palace

George Burley’s the new Palace manager, and will be unveiled today, says the SLP: The South London Press has had confirmation that the former Ipswich and Scotland boss has accepted the role and will be paraded before the press at 3.30pm on Thursday. CPFC 2010, the consortium in the process of purchasing Palace, also interviewed [...]

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Deon Burton puts pressure on Charlton

Deon Burton’s agent is waiting for a phone call: The agent of Deon Burton admits his client faces one of the most important decisions of his career as his future continue to hang in the balance. An unnamed club is thought to have made a firm offer for the out-of-contract striker with several others expressing [...]

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Darren Ward signs for another three Lions years

Darren Ward’s staying at Millwall for the foreseeable: Darren Ward has signed a new three year deal at The Den after playing a major role in the club’s success during the 2009/10 campaign. Boss Kenny Jackett drafted the centre back in on loan from Wolves in September following a spate of injuries to defenders. via [...]

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Swim for free in Lewisham

Now, this is a nice idea: free swimming for Lewisham residents: From this week, family swims will be free for Lewisham Library Card holders. Families from the borough can choose from Bridge Leisure Centre, Wavelengths Leisure Centre, Downham Health and Leisure Centre, Ladywell Leisure Centre. via Free summer swimming for families at Lewisham pools | [...]

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