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Black cabs face bleak future

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By Lena de Casparis

Traditional Black Cabs are facing a massive decline in takings, as the economic crisis hits London cab drivers. Continues…

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A thousand jobs lost in Southwark and Lewisham

 

By Dominique Brady

ana-job-centreOver 1,000 jobs have been lost in Southwark and Lewisham as companies feel the devastating effects of the economic downturn, and experts warn the situation could be even worse.
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Pardew to be sacked by Charlton?

 

By Stuart Forbes

charltonthevalley1Alan Pardew’s tenure as Charlton manager could soon be over if Charlton Athletic Supporters’ Club reports are accurate.
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Historic pub turns new page

by Enjoli Liston

From barrow boys to brokers, sausage-makers to solicitors: 120 loyal punters of one of Southwark’s oldest pubs have been photographed for a commemorative book to mark its impending closure. 

Over 750 people came to The Wheatsheaf pub opposite Borough Market on Wednesday night, to celebrate the book’s launch – and to raise their glasses in fond farewell as the boozer will soon be bulldozed to make way for a Network Rail expansion project. 

wheatsheafextpub-11The pub has attracted a wide range of customers over the years since it’s so close to the city and right next to the capital’s famous food market. It’s this diversity that local photographer and Wheatsheaf regular John Ross wanted to capture and celebrate in the book titled RIP The Wheatsheaf – Portrait of a Pub’, which manager Danny Campbell called the “perfect tribute” to its spirit. 

Continued: “We want to go out with a bang”

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