Manchester’s Chorlton along with Herne Hill, Muswell Hill and Dagenham in London are some of the worst afflicted areas while Mossley Hill and Waterloo in Liverpool also feature prominently
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Wednesday 07 August 2013
Massive clean-up under way after major junction was flooded to 1.5 metres
Monday 15 July 2013
Gay marriage is set to be legalised in England and Wales after peers gave the Same Sex Couples Bill an unopposed third reading in the House of Lords.
14-year-old girl Cherelle McKenzie-Jackson found guilty of manslaughter of Junior Nkwelle in Brixton
Friday 05 April 2013
A 14-year-old girl who “set up” a schoolboy to be stabbed by her boyfriend after a row over football was ordered to be detained for eight years today.
Saturday 24 November 2012
Tommy Godwin, who died in Solihull on 3 November, two days before his 92nd birthday, was a cyclist who won two Olympic medals for Britain. He went on to be heavily involved in the sport throughout his life.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
Bradley Wiggins has been asked to race at the velodrome where he learned his sport in a bid to encourage fundraising for renovation.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Tuesday 29 May 2012
A 19-year-old has been found guilty of murdering a budding teenage athlete.
Thursday 16 February 2012
A young gang member was given a life sentence with a minimum term of 30 years today for the shooting murder of a promising athlete.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Repair work has begun to save the decaying Herne Hill Velodrome, the home of the 1948 Olympic cycling competition.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
A teenager has been charged with murder after a promising athlete was gunned down in the stairwell of a housing estate.
Friday 29 April 2011
Maps lie. Or at least, the people who make maps lie. They use maps to show what they want to show, to say what they want to say. They make the Tube network less accurate but more navigable. They squeeze Africa and expand Europe. Even the London A-Z fibs, exaggerating the thickness of streets and shrinking parks to a green speck. Maps lie, but usually for a reason and often rather beautifully.
Thursday 21 April 2011
Thursday 24 March 2011
Delroy Grant was finally snared by an elaborate "rat trap" set up by detectives desperate for a breakthrough.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Celebrities have used Twitter to publicise an online campaign to find a missing teenage girl who vanished three weeks ago.
Saturday 01 January 2011
The 17-year-old boy who died in a stairwell after being shot on a South London housing estate was a promising athlete who competed at national level.
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
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Sarah Vine criticises lesbian mother Jack Monroe: 'If she was unsure about her sexuality, she should have taken greater precautions'
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