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Sun, 21 Apr 2019 15:45:04 +0100
Gardens across London, from Barnet to Sutton, to take part in Big Dig Day
Gardens across London, from Barnet to Sutton, are opening their gates and encouraging people to visit their nearest community food gardens as part of a city-wide initiative.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:50:59 +0100
Sutton-based Extinction Rebellion group launched amid huge climate change protests
A Sutton-based Extinction Rebellion group aiming to raise awareness about serious climate and ecological issues has been launched as protesters urge the Government to declare a “climate emergency”.

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 11:24:17 +0100
Bosnian genocide survivor living in Sutton feels less safe in UK
A refugee who escaped the Bosnian genocide has said he feels less safe in the UK now than when he arrived more than two decades ago.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 16:14:02 +0100
Met Police car packed FULL of Easter eggs for kindness campaign
A Met Police car has been packed full of chocolate Easter eggs as MPs have backed a campaign to encourage more kindness across London.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:02:46 +0100
Boy, 16, stabbed in late-night Croydon attack
A 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed during a late-night attack in Woodside.

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 11:40:42 +0100
Tributes paid to 'pioneering' Cheam musician who has died at 76
Heartfelt tributes have been paid to an award-winning and “pioneering” women’s barbershop musician from Cheam, who has died following a long battle with an illness.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:19:02 +0100
Teenage boy taken to hospital after being stabbed in Mitcham
A 16-year-old boy was knifed in Mitcham earlier this afternoon.

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:22:18 +0100
Teenager in serious condition after being shot in Wandsworth
A teenage boy has been left in a serious condition after being shot in Wandsworth.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:43:22 +0100
Elderly cat found dumped in New Addington bin
An elderly cat has been nicknamed 'Bagpuss' after she was found dumped in a bin in New Addington.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:20:00 +0100
Former Surbiton bank manager supporting Extinction Rebellion with funds and flapjacks
A couple from Surbiton showed their support for the Extinction Rebellion protests by baking flapjacks for demonstrators and police alike.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:22:18 +0100
Ceremony celebrating black organ donors to honor South Norwood woman
A Croydon woman who saved her sister's life by donating a kidney is to be honoured at a ceremony celebrating black organ donors across the country.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:35:18 +0100
Ewell Post Office to close for months due to landlord building new flats
Ewell Post Office is closing temporarily due to major building works, it was announced today (April 18).

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:50:28 +0100
Surbiton man given two weeks to live urges others to get HIV test
A Surbiton man given just two weeks to live after an HIV diagnosis is urging others to get tested early.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:20:00 +0100
Croydon school pupils taken to hospital after eating 'cannabis brownies'
Three Croydon pupils were taken to hospital after reportedly eating cannabis cakes at school.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:51:06 +0100
Shrublands estate to be site for community led housing development
Assurances have been made that houses will not be built on a play area in the Shrublands Estate in Shirley.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:32:07 +0100
Elmbridge Residents Group launched ahead of local elections
Elmbridge Residents Group (ERG) was formally launched ahead of the local elections on May 2.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:57:41 +0100
Racist graffiti removed from bridge in Kingston town centre
Kingston Council (RBK) said they worked to remove racist graffiti from a bridge in the Town Centre Wednesday (April 18).

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:42:06 +0100
Richmond Talking Newspaper hits 40-year milestone
Richmond Talking Newspaper has celebrated its 40th birthday, and the original duo responsible for setting it up were on hand to mark the milestone.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:23:59 +0100
Concert pianist bringing refugee relief tour to Epsom
An acclaimed international pianist will play a concert in Epsom to raise awareness and funds for refugees.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:32:21 +0100
Car ploughs into Croydon shop after woman has 'medical episode'
A woman suffering a 'medical episode' ploughed her car into a Croydon shop front this afternoon.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:16:25 +0100
Concert pianist bringing refugee relief tour to Epsom
An acclaimed international pianist will play a concert in Epsom to raise awareness and funds for refugees.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:36:07 +0100
Most children in Kingston offered places at preferred primary school
Most children in Kingston were offered places at their preferred primary schools according to Kingston Council (RBK).

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:00:00 +0100
Doctors' surgery plans for former psychiatric hospital site going to committee - again
Plans for a doctors’ surgery and three new homes on the site of a former psychiatric hospital, which campaigners tried to save from closure, are going to committee once again.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:36:26 +0100
Ongoing bin collection problems in New Addington
Formal complaints about missed bin collections increased six fold after the introduction of a new collection service, a meeting heard.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:30:04 +0100
Merton Council gives primary school place for every application received this year
Merton Council has said it offered a primary school place to every Merton child whose family applied for one this year.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:28:20 +0100
New vegetarian cafe opened in Twickenham by Vince Cable
A new vegetarian cafe in Twickenham was opened by Sir Vince Cable last Friday.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:28:00 +0100
Hounslow students playing for Brentford FC
Two Hounslow college students are balancing their studies with professional football, taking to the pitch for Brentford FC in the championship.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:24:43 +0100
Traders 'up in arms' as parking restrictions introduced for 2-month gas works
Businesses in a busy commercial road in Richmond have been left despairing after the entire road was coned off to prevent parking due to gas works.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:11:41 +0100
Pet detectives descend on Kingston in hunt for missing cat
A team of pet detectives are descending on Kingston to search for a missing house cat today (April 17).

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:30:23 +0100
Sutton police base in Wallington to close amid major funding pressures
A police base in Wallington is set to close as part of Scotland Yard’s major review of its sites across the capital’s policing network.

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:48:08 +0100
Police hunt for Walton man linked to "extremely violent assault"
Police are hunting a man from Walton wanted in relation to an "extremely violent assault."

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:49:20 +0100
£20m project launched to make St Helier Hospital more environmentally friendly
A £20 million project will see old boilers replaced at St Helier Hospital in a bid to make it more environmentally friendly.  

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:37:06 +0100
Epsom and Ewell Round the Borough Bike event announced for May
The "Round The Borough Bike" event is returning to Epsom and Ewell next month.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:19:42 +0100
Financial firm invests £44.6m to build properties for homeless in Croydon
A financial firm has invested £44.6 million in a project to provide 167 for families on Croydon's housing waiting list in partnership with the Council.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:37:01 +0100
Croydon council welcomes changes to protect tenants from eviction
New plans to prevent landlords evicting tenants without good reason have been welcomed by Croydon council.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:25:26 +0100
Woman thrown off tube and punched at Clapham South station
Police are investigating after a woman was thrown off the tube and punched at Clapham South underground station.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:21:34 +0100
Surrey Police hunting Banstead burglar
Surrey Police are hunting for a man suspected of two burglaries in Banstead.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:44:03 +0100
Kingston Police moved against Town Centre begging operation
Kingston Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) arrested 13 people in efforts to break up a 'large group' of beggars operating in Kingston Town Centre.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:21:19 +0100
Croydon MP slams Windrush compensation scheme
Victims of the Windrush scandal in Croydon have known ‘years of hardship’ according to one Croydon MP.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:13:04 +0100
New Cro Cro land festival sells out main night
A new music festival focused on bringing guitar bands back to Croydon sold out its main night last weekend.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:10:00 +0100
MP 'shares concerns' of Earlsfield residents as objections mount to co-living development
Objections have flooded in against a proposed co-living space in Earlsfield, which would see development of a building with up to eight storeys featuring 292 rooms.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:09:04 +0100
Sutton pensioner with motor neurone disease takes on big challenge
A Sutton pensioner who defied doctors after he was diagnosed with a fatal and debilitating disease is taking on a huge challenge for charity.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:26:18 +0100
Aldi to reveal plans for store on North Cheam site beset by problems
Aldi is finally revealing its plans for a new store in North Cheam – on the same site which saw enormous amounts of fly-tipped waste dumped in it last year.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:27:29 +0100
Candidates announced for Epsom and Ewell local elections
Campaigning for the Epsom and Ewell Borough Elections is underway and the candidates have been announced.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +0100
What can you do legally if someone parks in front of your driveway?
We have all been there, we are running late for work and someone careless and selfish has trapped us in our own driveway with their car. But what are the rules?

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 10:50:00 +0100
Kingston University student removed from rugby tour after alleged racist incident
A video has emerged purporting to show the aftermath of a racist incident involving one or several students from Kingston University (KU).

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 10:42:08 +0100
Merton Council to give out free ashtrays in littering crackdown
Smokers will be offered free mobile ashtrays in a bid to cut down litter in Merton.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 10:38:18 +0100
Petition calls for Wimbledon Park BBQ ban
Broken glass and discarded charcoal from barbecues are causing injuries in Wimbledon, according to a new petition.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:35:04 +0100
Former Chertsey man bringing youth engagement scheme to London
A community project designed to foster youth engagement is coming to London after being pioneered in Australia.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:10:00 +0100
Croydon woman living with brain tumour to run marathon
A Croydon woman living with a brain tumour is running the London Marathon to raise money for a charity fighting her illness.