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Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:21:06 +0100
'Simply waiting for a friend': Teenager GUILTY of murdering Jay Hughes
A 17-year-old has today been convicted of murdering Jay Hughes in Bellingham.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:20:00 +0100
Police save corn snake slithering around church grounds
A stray corn snake was recovered by police officers this morning after it was seen slithering past a church.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:30:00 +0100
Pre-school 'delighted' to receive Outstanding Ofsted grade
Staff at a children’s pre-school said they are ‘delighted’ to receive an ‘Oustanding’ following their latest Ofsted inspection.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0100
Aspiring drama students finalists in national drama awards competition
A group of Year 10 drama students have secured a place in the final of a national award competition.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:33:03 +0100
Council apologises after residents slapped with parking fine near scene of fatal shooting
A number of people in Plumstead have been issued with parking tickets near the scene of a fatal shooting last week.

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0100
The Seven Balls pub, renamed The Seven, reopens after year-long closure
The Seven pub, formerly The Seven Balls, has reopened after a year-long closure .

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:10:00 +0100
Epping Forest MP backs mothers to pursue political careers
The district’s MP has encouraged more women who are mothers to pursue a career in politics.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:00:00 +0100
Parking zones near Tottenham Hotspur stadium part of £14m transport plan
New zones will be rolled out to protect residents’ parking spaces on roads near Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:40:00 +0100
Six arrested in relation to investigation on alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann
Detectives investigating offences committed by alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann have made six arrests.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:31:02 +0100
Changes to Bromley Council’s waste collection to 'help improve service'
Residents in Bromley will soon have a change in the days waste is collected to improve the efficiency of the service.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 18:00:00 +0100
110 charging points for electric cars to be installed across the borough
Charging points for electric vehicles have been installed as part of a green energy programme.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:09:36 +0100
Defecting Lewisham Labour councillor calls Corbyn a racist and compares him to a dictator
A Lewisham councillor who defected from Labour has labelled leader Jeremy Corbyn a racist and likened him to a dictator.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:00:00 +0100
Cardiac arrest survivor found out he had a heart condition after waking up from coma
Just before his 27th birthday, Jerry Lovell-Papenthein collapsed and was clinically dead for 45 minutes.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:53:29 +0100
Call for more information on Lewisham's new disability service
London-wide deaf and disabled people organisation, Inclusion London, has called on Lewisham Council to release more information about its plans for the borough’s deaf and disability services.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:54:35 +0100
Manager to tackle Bromley's social care crisis by not exploiting carers
A married couple intent on putting care workers at the forefront of their business have explained why the company has thrived so quickly.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:20:00 +0100
Bromley Council pledge to crack down on drivers caught idling
Bromley residents will be exposed to more education on pollution awareness in the future after the council launched an anti-idling campaign.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:17:09 +0100
Wandsworth police given extra stop and search powers due to 'potential disorder'
Police in parts of Wandsworth have temporarily been given the power to stop and search anyone they please.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:15:46 +0100
'The Lewisham way': Drive to hit back at 'hostile environment' and welcome refugees
Lewisham residents have been praised for helping refugees settle in the borough, while hitting back at the government’s ‘hostile environment’ approach to immigration.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:43:04 +0100
Police appeal for help in search for vulnerable Croydon teen
Police are searching for a vulnerable teenager from Croydon.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:33:09 +0100
Director appointed to lead new unit tackling knife crime in Croydon
Croydon council hav appointed a director to lead a newly formed network applying a 'public health approach' to tackling knife crime.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:30:00 +0100
More businesses will be able to scrap their polluting vans
A scheme to scrap polluting vans in London has been extended to include more small businesses.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:29:07 +0100
More small businesses will be able to replace their vans with less polluting ones
A scheme to scrap polluting vans in London has been extended to include more small businesses.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:29:02 +0100
More small businesses will be able to replace their vans with less polluting ones
A scheme to scrap polluting vans in London has been extended to include more small businesses.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:13:24 +0100
Sexual health clinic reopens with longer opening hours
A sexual health clinic has re-opened with improved services.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0100
Infamous St Mary Cray Mitchell brothers jailed after petrol station robbery
The Mitchell brothers are back in prison after being convicted of robbing a petrol station in Orpington.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:50:00 +0100
'It's our future': Greenwich School kids plead for mayor to u-turn on Silvertown Tunnel
School kids from Greenwich have pleaded for the Silvertown Tunnel to be scrapped, as protesters hit City Hall.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:45:16 +0100
Croydon care homes invite public to join open day celebrations
Three Croydon care homes are inviting local people to join in their family-friendly celebrations at this year's open day.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:39:29 +0100
Wimbledon man opens up about battle with depression five years after suffering stroke
A Wimbledon man who suffered a stroke while at work has spoken out about his battle of depression.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:36:20 +0100
Councillors set to approve more flats in Sidcup next week
A scheme for new flats in Sidcup has taken major steps forward, after council officers gave it their backing.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:24:10 +0100
Greenwich and Docklands International Festival starts tomorrow - and it's free
The Greenwich and Docklands International Festival starts tomorrow and there is so much to look forward to.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:02:24 +0100
Battersea schoolgirl who reviews books on the side raises hundreds for older people
A Battersea schoolgirl has raised more than £450 for an older people’s charity by selling her favourite bedtime stories.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:41:38 +0100
Wandsworth restaurant damaged by fire
A Wandsworth restaurant was damaged earlier this week after it caught fire.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:37:16 +0100
Bring Your Dog to Work Day - what is it and how to share your pics with us
It's officially Bring Your Dog to Work Day tomorrow (Friday, June 21).

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:37:29 +0100
Bring Your Dog to Work Day - what is it and how to share your pics with us
It's officially Bring Your Dog to Work Day tomorrow (Friday, June 21).

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:37:18 +0100
Bring Your Dog to Work Day - what is it and how to share your pics with us
It's officially Bring Your Dog to Work Day tomorrow (Friday, June 21).

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:00:00 +0100
Meat wholesaler goes bust, leading to hundreds of job losses
About 250 workers in the Barnet area will be made redundant as a meat wholesaler shuts for good.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:50:00 +0100
Man found guilty of murdering Teddington woman in deliberate fire
A 54-year-old man has been found guilty of murdering a former nurse in Teddington, after he deliberately set fire to her house.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:46:30 +0100
Councillors nod through changes to affordable housing plans after developer blames finances
Councillors  in Greenwich have nodded through revised plans for 65 new flats after developers came back again asking to change affordable housing levels.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:42:06 +0100
Greenwich Council to declare 'climate emergency' next week
Greenwich Council is poised to declare a climate emergency at Town Hall next week, months after initial calls from campaigners.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:35:16 +0100
Prickly subject: Porcupine Tavern takeover on the cards again as supermarket giants submit plans
Lidl is trying again to bulldoze an empty pub in Mottingham much to the despair of neighbours.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:10:22 +0100
Residents encouraged to respond to Heathrow consultation as councils slam new masterplan
The leaders of Richmond and Wandsworth councils have spoken out after the unveiling of a consultation on the "preferred masterplan" for Heathrow's third runway.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:10:00 +0100
Cellist and former Essex Young Musician of the Year to take to the stage
A former winner of Ongar Music Club’s Essex Young Musician of the Year award is set to be the first performer in a new series of monthly concerts.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:53:05 +0100
Police appeal for high risk missing Sutton man
Police are appealing for help finding a high risk missing person from Sutton.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:43:09 +0100
Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd loses appeal against manslaughter conviction
Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has lost a Court of Appeal challenge against his conviction for the manslaughter of 24-year-old Charlotte Brown.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:22:33 +0100
REVEALED: More than 100 people treated for knife wounds at St George's Hospital this year
Shocking figures have revealed that people as young as 13 and as old as 83 have been treated for knife wounds at St George's Hospital.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:17:04 +0100
Unique therapeutic school plans to open secondary in Wallington
A specialist school which takes the unusual approach of offering therapy and life coaching to pupils is hoping to move to Wallington, if a planning application is successful.

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:00:00 +0100
Petition started to preserve history of Plumstead station from re-development
A petition has been launched to preserve the history of Plumstead Station from re-development.

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