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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:

Gunman fled to Streatham after shooting man in Tottenham

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Gunman fled to Streatham after shooting man in Tottenham - News Shopper

Charles Ezbon, 33, of Park Lane, Tottenham, pleaded guilty to possession of a loaded firearm and grievous bodily harm in March this year.

He was sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court on June 19 to a minimum of nine years in jail.

MOST READ: Police hunt man after gun fired in car park

Police attended North Middlesex hospital in the early hours of December 24 after being told a man had been admitted with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The 26-year-old’s injuries were later assessed as not life-threatening.

Gunman fled to Streatham after shooting man in Tottenham

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Gunman fled to Streatham after shooting man in Tottenham - News Shopper

Charles Ezbon, 33, of Park Lane, Tottenham, pleaded guilty to possession of a loaded firearm and grievous bodily harm in March this year.

He was sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court on June 19 to a minimum of nine years in jail.

MOST READ: Police hunt man after gun fired in car park

Police attended North Middlesex hospital in the early hours of December 24 after being told a man had been admitted with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The 26-year-old’s injuries were later assessed as not life-threatening.

Lidl plans to open stores in Bromley, Bickley and Lewisham

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Lidl plans to open more than 90 new south London stores including Bromley and Bickley - News Shopper

The discount store, now the third largest supermarket in London, has published a list of more than 100 locations for potential new branches in London, with dozens in the south east - such as Orpington, Forest Hill, and two in Lewisham.

Across the UK, Lidl plans to open hundreds of new outlets, including in Bristol, Birmingham, and Berwick.

In London, new stores will also be opening in Wandsworth, Fulham, Hoxton, and Canning Town.

Praise for victim's bravery as Sydenham priest jailed

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Praise for victim's bravery as Sydenham priest jailed - News Shopper

On Tuesday (April 29) we reported how Murphy - who held posts at churches in Sydenham, New Addington, South Croydon and Streatham – was jailed for 31 months for sexually abusing young boys in the 70s and 80s.

PC Helen French, who led the investigation, said: “I want to acknowledge the bravery of the victims, whose courage has been unwavering throughout this process.

“Coming forward is not only a tribute to their strength, but serves as a sign to any other victims that they will be listened to and supported.

Sydenham priest James Murphy jailed for historic sex abuse

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Sydenham priest James Murphy jailed for historic sex abuse - News Shopper

Father James Finbar Murphy – who held posts at churches in Sydenham, New Addington, South Croydon and Streatham – abused boys as young as five years old.

In 2000 he was jailed for 30 months after he admitted abusing seven boys in south London - though the case’s investigating officer said this could be “just the tip of the iceberg”.

More victims then came forwards and Murphy, now aged 77, was convicted of seven counts of abuse against four more boys.

Thameslink closures this London Marathon weekend

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Thameslink closures this London Marathon weekend - News Shopper

With the London Marathon set to take place this Sunday (April 21), plenty of people will be flocking to London in support of the major sporting event.

This weekend Thameslink is set to conduct planned engineering works affecting travel between some central London stations and Finsbury Park, affecting some services running to and from London.

Here’s everything you need to know:

Saturday (April 20) – Sunday (April 21)

Local Events in Bromley

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Engineering works at Southeastern train stations this Easter

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Engineering works at Southeastern train stations this Easter - News Shopper

Over the Bank Holiday weekend, running from March 29 until April 1, Southeastern customers are being urged to check before travelling, as buses are set to replace trains across parts of the railway network in south London as well as Kent and Sussex.

The works, carried out by Network Rail, are part of a major upgrade scheme as part of a wider £89 million programme.

Which stations are affected?

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Local Events in Bromley

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