Eleven winning images from a competition asking Balham residents to photograph their town will go on display in a new exhibition next week
Residents in Balham are being invited to take photographs that sum up what the community means to them.
An eight-year-old girl from Balham has been shot dead on holiday in Jamaica.
Local Pastor, Delroy Powell, told ITV London how he offered support to those at Imani's primary school.
Children at a primary school in Tooting are being comforted today over the death of Imani Green, who was one of their classmates. Eight-year-old Imani was shot dead while on holiday in Jamaica. Ronke Phillips visited the school.
Head techer of Fircroft Primary School in Tooting, Anne Wilson, speaks of the pain felt by everybody at the school, pupils and adults alike, after hearing that Imani Green had been killed.
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Ronke Phillips from ITV News London visited Fircroft Primary School in Tooting, where Imani Green was taught before she was killed during a family visit to Jamaica.
There she spoke to head teacher, Anne Wilson, who said: "She was a special little girl who was popular with staff and pupils alike."
She continued: "The school had given her special permission to travel to Jamaica because of her condition (Sickle Cell Anemia.) So the news was doubly tragic because she had gone there in an attempt to benefit her health."
This morning there was a special assembly at the school, where Reverand Andrew Davey from the local Holy Trinity Church, spoke to the children.
All the pupils from the school are being offered special counselling if they feel that they need it.
An 8 year old girl from South London has been shot dead while on holiday with her family in Jamaica. Imani Green was killed when violence broke out at a cafe owned by her cousin. The news has sent shockwaves through the close knit community in Balham where she lived. Glen Goodman reports.
Anne Wilson, head teacher of Fircroft Primary School in Tooting, has paid tribute to pupil Imani Green, who was shot dead in Jamaica during a family visit to the country.
– Anne Wilson, Headteacher, Fircroft Primary School
"The entire Fircroft School community is deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic news of the death of our pupil Imani Green. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family to whom we pledge our continuing love and support."
Neighbours of eight year old Imani Green from Balham have spoken of their sorrow following the girl's death.
She was shot dead in the town of Duncans in Jamaica on Friday night.
One friend of the family said: "This is a close-knit community, so this is going to hurt us."