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Man found hanged in Newham park named

By Rob Virtue on January 4, 2013 12:31 PM |

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Police have named a man who was found dead in a park near Custom House as Dean Moriarty.

The 42-year-old from Harpley Square in Whitechapel was discovered by a member of the public on Wednesday morning. He was found hanging from climbing equipment in a children's play area.

Greenwich church memorials destroyed

By Louisa Emery on September 26, 2011 3:08 PM |

grave stones142.JPGHistoric headstones that have stood in the grounds of St Alfege church, Greenwich for hundreds of years have been smashed to pieces following refurbishment work.

According to members of the Friends of St Alfege Park had been involved in removing the headstones from the deconsecrated church yard along with a team from Community Payback.

hole.JPGA gaping hole in the road closed part of Crooms Hill in Greenwich this morning.

The metre deep opening appeared around 10am in an area next to Greenwich Park.


THE capital's green spaces are to grow in a bid to stifle climate change.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced plans to protect parks and roof gardens in the capital, which he claims will help absorb rainwater and reduce the risk of flooding.

Mr Johnson was in Docklands on Friday, August 29, to launch London's Climate Change Adaptation Strategy at the Thames Barrier in Woolwich, the capital's major defence against rising water levels.

By Raksha Malde-Kara PLANS to create green space and leisure facilities have been unveiled by London Thames Gateway Development Corporation (LTGC).