Andrew Lupton

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Andrew Lupton is a B.C.-born journalist, father of two and a north London resident with a passion for politics, photography and baseball.

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Cheryl Sheldon, slain on Saturday, sought help for intimate partner abuse, friends say

London police have charged a 44-year-old London man with second degree murder in relation to the death of a 62-year-old London woman.

'I'm sorry and devastated': McNorgan apologizes to victims in collision that killed girl, 8

Sentencing submissions wrapped up Friday in the trial of Petronella McNorgan, the London senior convicted of criminal negligence causing death in a crash that killed an eight year old girl.
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Why timing is everything when it comes to making hay while the sun shines

Summer heat is a mixed blessing for hay farmers in southwestern Ontario. While it helps dry out the crop, it can also bring thunderstorms that can ruin the hay before it reaches market.

Speed bump approval process too slow for Aldersbrook resident

A London, Ont., man is left frustrated by the city's approval process for getting speed bumps and other traffic calming measures installed on a busy connector road located near a school.

Expropriation fight still stings, but Nan Finlayson is happy where she landed

The London senior who sold hear house with the city moving to expropriate it, said she landed fine in Blackfriars, but with some unpleasant memories of a six-year fight to save her beloved home.

$5.7M of anonymous $25M donation will go toward Old South housing project

A plan to convert a former long-term care home in London's Old South neighbourhood into 50 supportive housing units will be funded in part by the $25 million anonymous donation announced in early 2023.

Renoviction at 435 Nelson St.? Owners say it's an opportunity to demolish and build bigger

Two London politicians say what's happening at 435 Nelson St. is a case of renoviction, however the building's owners say they now plan to demolish the building.

Western convocation begins against backdrop of pro-Palestinian encampment

Students taking part in a pro-Palestinian encampment at Western University say they have no plans to disrupt this week's convocation ceremonies, despite a post on a protest group's Instagram page that asks graduates to show their support with banners banners, flags and head scarves. 

Plan for 3,800 units means big change for Cherryhill area of Oxford Street

A plan to build 3,800 new housing units near Cherry Hill mall stands to bring needed housing to London but residents worry it will bring enough traffic to ruin their neighbourhood.

How much did a school board department spend on a team-building day? They won't say

A spokesperson for the Thames Valley District School Board won't say how much money was spent at a team-building event for the board's communications team last week, an outing that included a class in arranging flowers.