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Mike King Choir Charity Concert

This is going to a fab event. 175 tickets have already been sold. A wonderful mix of gospel, pop and soul.

Ifyou’d like to perform as part of it in the community choir there’s one more rehearsal – it’s not too late to join the choir. 74 more words


The Guardian's redundant row over Deptford's Job Centre pub

There are many terrible things going on in south-east London right now. The rise in the number of people forced to use food banks. People young and old are being… 1,123 more words

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Last year a mystery gripped Deptford so puzzling it brought the whole community together in unified head scratching and brow furrowing. The once monolithic anchor at the mouth of its high street disappeared in a flurry of yellow JCBs and hoarding, a scar from an ongoing urban facelift. 1,181 more words

Julie Andrews and Beckenham's Market on the Green

Did you know that Julie Andrews briefly lived in Beckenham during World War 2?

There are plenty of musicians and singers who have been – and are – residents; including David Bowie, Peter Frampton and Carey Blyton. 109 more words


Anatomy of the City 12 - Deptford Creek

These days it may not be much to look at, but this stretch of riverside is one of the most important places in English history. The ancient village of Deptford was built around a small tributary of the Thames – Deptford Creek. 440 more words


Today was Swimday. It goes Sunday, Monday, Swimday. Mum spends quite a bit of time getting ready to go to the pool. Too long if you ask me. 230 more words