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More blood shed on Peckham’s streets 18 Years after Damilola’s Death

More blood shed on Peckham’s streets 18 Years after Damilola’s Death

Almost 2 decades after the death of 10-year-old Damilola Taylor, levels of violent crime in Southwark have more than halved. In October 2000, just a month before his death there were 854 instances of violent crime. By October 2018, these numbers had dropped to just 346 –  according to UKCrimeStats.com 18-years-ago to the day, Damilola was fatally stabbed by two teenagers in Peckham. Sin...

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Mary Edouard: Smiling in the face of adversity

Mary Edouard: Smiling in the face of adversity

Being a mother of 3 young boys sounds like hard work in itself, but for Mary Edouard – this is only a small part of her life. Parenting a child with special needs, surviving an abusive relationship and becoming a published author – Jada Scott went to meet a woman who learned to face adversity head on and come out triumphant. Just after her university graduation in February 2000, Mary lost he...

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