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Council workers were advised to remove ID badges in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire due to mounting hostility against officials, it has emerged. Senior members of Kensington and Chelsea's social services team claimed a colleague was spat at in the street as the authority came under intense criticism…
The Royal Borough of Greenwich has won £1.95m of funding from the Department for Education’s Innovation Programme for a three year project which will transform help for children and families experiencing domestic abuse. SafeCORE will work intensively with up to 360 local families a year who have had a number…
More than 160 traumatised witnesses of the London Bridge terror attack have sought help from a support charity. They contacted Victim Support in the month after the atrocity on the bridge and in Borough Market on June 3. Many were seeking emotional support and trauma treatment after witnessing the horrific…
The Royal Borough of Greenwich is launching a campaign in partnership with the NSPCC to tackle neglect, the most common form of child abuse. Neglect Matters aims to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms so that more people speak up if they have concerns about a child. These include…
The death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire has risen to 79, police said. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said five people had been formally identified and the rest were "sadly" missing presumed dead. He told reporters the "awful reality" was that it might not be possible to identify all…
An attack on a group of worshippers near a mosque by a man in a white van is being treated as terrorism, police said. One man died after the driver, described as a large white man, targeted people near the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London early on Monday. Witnesses…
At least 30 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, police have revealed. Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy confirmed the death toll as he spoke near the scene of the devastating blaze in west London on Friday. "I'm able to say at this point in time at least 30…
Prime Minister Theresa May has faced criticism from a senior MP for failing to meet survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy when she visited the scene of the blaze. Mrs May met police and firefighters dealing with the aftermath of the disaster during a private visit to the west…
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