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Stitched messages on cards sent from the frontline of conflict are an emotional inspiration for designer Claire Swindale.

The Blackheath creative has drawn on a family treasure - one of five patterned documents sent from her great grandfather Francis Swindale to his wife Minnie - to create a silk square scarf commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War this year.


Police have named a motorcyclist who died in a crash on the A2 last Thursday as 42-year-old Christopher Wallace Muir from Sevenoaks.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place at the Kidbrooke interchange at 5.30pm, to come forward.

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Police closed Blackheath to traffic on Sunday afternoon after an accident left a cyclist hospitalised.

The female, believed to be aged around 55, was in collision with a bus. Her injuries are not understood to be life threatening.

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Galliard Homes is launching a scheme in the heart of Blackheath this weekend.

Falconwood Court sees 63 one-bed studio-suites priced at £295,000, as well as two two bedroom apartments, all in the gated community in the village.


Perched on a park bench amid a steady stream of visitors clamouring for a view across Greenwich's Royal Naval Hospital and Queen's House, author Hugh Hawes chats passionately about the alphabet.

But this is no ordinary A to Z. These are 26 letters each with a special meaning, encompassing south east London's history.

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