Tag Archives: Sylvia Rowley

Nurseries failing food hygiene standards


A child in a UK nursery (not in Southwark) eats a meal. Source: http://www.boltonschool.org




By Sylvia Rowley


Most nurseries and playgroups in Southwark are failing to meet basic legal food hygiene standards, an investigation by The Platform has found.



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HIV majority neglected

nytimesBy Sylvia Rowley and Ciaran McCauley

The health of black Africans living in Lewisham could be compromised because of a lack of HIV prevention services from health authorities, The Platform can reveal. Continues…

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Platformer wins Guardian award


By Abhijeet Ahluwalia

sylvia-at-ceremonyA Platform journalist, Sylvia Rowley, scooped a prestigious national journalism award from The Guardian last week.
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Baby P play at Southwark Playhouse



By Sylvia Rowley

piano2It has dominated headlines and bulletins of late, but is the tragedy of Baby P fit material for a play? 


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Hip-hop star launches self-help book

By Sylvia Rowley


A member of So Solid Crew has launched a new self-help guide for young black people. The DJ and Producer known as Swiss signed copies of his book, Spot the Difference, in Elephant and Castle on Wednesday. Continues…

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