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The M&S stores in London offering the garlic bread scheme

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Beloved Lewisham M&S store joins ‘garlic bread scheme’ to reduce waste - News Shopper

Designed to reduce in-store food waste, at the end of each day, unsold loaves are prepared and filled with garlic butter by in-store bakery colleagues, before being frozen to extend shelf life by 40 days.

London customers can choose from a Garlic Baguette or Boule, San Francisco Sourdough Garlic Bread or West Country Cheddar and Red Leicester Garlic Cob.

The products have proved hugely popular with customers, with more than 1.4 million re-purposed loaves sold across M&S stores last year.

The ten stores joining the scheme include M&S stores in:

General Election 2024: Labour holds Streatham and Croydon North

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General Election 2024: Labour holds Streatham and Croydon North - This is Local London

Steve Reed won with 23,232 votes, a majority of 15,603 which accounted for 52.1 percent of the vote, a slight decrease by 5.8 percent from the previous election in 2019.

Mr Reed will be returning to his role as MP after serving as MP for Croydon North since 2012, as well as shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs since September 2023.

Mr Reed’s previous seat for Croydon North was abolished this year and replaced by Streatham and Croydon North as the new constituency.

Four teens stabbed in separate incidents across London

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Four teens stabbed in separate incidents across London - This is Local London

This only includes incidents that Newsquest London is aware of and has reported on.

The incidents occurred between May 18 and 20 in Thamesmead, Eltham, West Dulwich and Streatham.

Information about each incident is from the Metropolitan Police.

Boy, 16, in hospital after stabbing in West Dulwich

A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital after a stabbing in West Dulwich.

Officers were called to reports of an assault in Elmworth Grove at around 10.50pm on May 19.

Four teens stabbed in separate incidents across London

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Four teens stabbed in separate incidents across London - This is Local London

This only includes incidents that Newsquest London is aware of and has reported on.

The incidents occurred between May 18 and 20 in Thamesmead, Eltham, West Dulwich and Streatham.

Information about each incident is from the Metropolitan Police.

Boy, 16, in hospital after stabbing in West Dulwich

A 16-year-old boy was taken to hospital after a stabbing in West Dulwich.

Officers were called to reports of an assault in Elmworth Grove at around 10.50pm on May 19.

Streatham Common Playground stabbing: Arrest made

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Streatham Common Playground stabbing: Arrest made - This is Local London

A teen was found “seriously” injured at Streatham Common Playground shortly after 8pm on May 18.

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews attended and the teen was taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police confirmed today (May 21) that his condition is now stable.

One man was arrested at the scene in connection with the incident and taken into police custody.

He has since been bailed while further enquiries are carried out.

Streatham Common Park stabbing: Teen taken to hospital

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Streatham Common Park stabbing: Teen taken to hospital - This is Local London

The incident happened at Streatham Common Park just after 8pm on May 18.

An ambulance crew, paramedics in response cars, an incident response officer, and London’s Air Ambulance attended.

The teen was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital where his condition is unknown.

We have contacted the Metropolitan Police for further information.

A spokesperson London Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 8.06pm on Saturday 18 May to reports of a stabbing incident at Streatham Common, SE16.

Streatham Common Park stabbing: Teen taken to hospital

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Streatham Common Park stabbing: Teen taken to hospital - This is Local London

The incident happened at Streatham Common Park just after 8pm on May 18.

An ambulance crew, paramedics in response cars, an incident response officer, and London’s Air Ambulance attended.

The teen was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital where his condition is unknown.

We have contacted the Metropolitan Police for further information.

A spokesperson London Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 8.06pm on Saturday 18 May to reports of a stabbing incident at Streatham Common, SE16.

Streatham: Man jailed after raping woman in Norbury home

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Streatham: Man jailed after raping woman in Norbury home - This is Local London

Raphael Fakoya, 35, was jailed for nine years on May 13 after he was found guilty of numerous sexual offences.

The assault occurred in February 2022 at Fakoya's home, with a woman who he knew.

Fakoya will be on the sex offenders register for life.

Following a hearing at Croydon Crown Court on January 24, Fakoya, from Beatrice Avenue, SW16, was declared a serious risk to women.

He plead guilty to three counts of rape, two counts of assault by penetration, and one count of sexual assault.

Streatham: Man jailed after raping woman in Norbury home

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Streatham: Man jailed after raping woman in Norbury home - This is Local London

Raphael Fakoya, 35, was jailed for nine years on May 13 after he was found guilty of numerous sexual offences.

The assault occurred in February 2022 at Fakoya's home, with a woman who he knew.

Fakoya will be on the sex offenders register for life.

Following a hearing at Croydon Crown Court on January 24, Fakoya, from Beatrice Avenue, SW16, was declared a serious risk to women.

He plead guilty to three counts of rape, two counts of assault by penetration, and one count of sexual assault.

The Holland Tringham Wetherspoons in Streatham first look

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The Holland Tringham Wetherspoons in Streatham first look - This is Local London

Managed by Reka Szigeti since September 2022, the pub has also created 20 new full- and part-time jobs.

Your Local Guardian visited the pub on Streatham High Road on April 30 to explore the revamped facilities.

Originally established as a Wetherspoon in December 1998, The Holland Tringham has undergone a complete makeover, including enhancements to the customer area, bar, and other amenities.

The refurbishment encompasses redecoration throughout, featuring new light fixtures, carpets, and luxurious marble wall panels in the customer toilets.