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Police called after woman threatens to jump into River Thames in Greenhithe

This Is Local London:

4:48pm Monday 26th January 2015

Police were called after a women threatened to jump into the River Thames in Greenhithe yesterday (January 25).

PICTURED: Car left on side after Gravesend crash

This Is Local London:

3:10pm Monday 26th January 2015

A car has been left on its side after a crash in Old Road East, Gravesend, this afternoon.

Traffic at Dartford Tunnel following three-vehicle crash

This Is Local London:

5:31pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A three-vehicle crash is causing traffic at the Dartford Tunnel this evening (January 22).

VIDEO: 20 years since Eric Cantona kung-fu kicked Crystal Palace fan

This Is Local London:

4:18pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

This week marks 20 years since Eric Cantona infamously kung-fu kicked a Crystal Palace fan at Selhurst Park - still regarded as one of football's most extraordinary moments.

Men wanted following theft of fuel from pipelines in Kent

This Is Local London:

4:29pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

Police are appealing for the public’s help in finding two men wanted in connection with the theft of fuel from pipelines.

Snow may fall in south east London and north Kent tomorrow

This Is Local London: SNOW FUN: Amelia English has fun building a snowman in Weardale, County Durham Picture: NORTH NEWS

4:02pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

Snow may fall in south east London and north Kent tomorrow (January 21) as temperatures continue to fall.

20-year-old Bexleyheath woman fighting for her life after doctors dismiss cancer symptoms as growing pains

This Is Local London:

10:11am Tuesday 20th January 2015

A 20-year-old Bexleyheath woman is battling deadly cervical cancer after doctors dismissed her symptoms as growing pains.

Police want to speak to this man after reported burglary in Dartford

This Is Local London:

2:16pm Monday 19th January 2015

Police have released an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to after a reported burglary in Dartford.

Greenhithe mother headbutted woman and bit chunk out of her nose in 'shark-style attack' at kids' panto

This Is Local London:

12:59pm Monday 19th January 2015

A Greenhithe mother headbutted a woman before biting a chunk from her nose in a 'shark-style attack' during a children's pantomime.

Thai businessman died after taking MDMA with younger woman in Bromley hotel room

This Is Local London:

3:20pm Friday 16th January 2015

A 60-year-old Thai businessman died after taking MDMA in the company of a younger woman in a Bromley hotel room, an inquest has heard.

'7 police cars and vans and a helicopter' called to Sidcup station after man prevents train from leaving

This Is Local London:

2:22pm Friday 16th January 2015

Police were called to Sidcup station yesterday evening (January 15) after a man prevented a train from leaving by obstructing the doors.

UPDATE: Boris Johnson says new bridge will be built at Dartford

This Is Local London:

1:28pm Friday 16th January 2015

Mayor of London Boris Johnson today said a new bridge will be built across the Thames at Dartford.

Gravesend man charged with murdering partner after body found buried under concrete in Portuguese home

This Is Local London:

1:05pm Thursday 15th January 2015

A Gravesend man has been charged with murdering his partner, after her body was found buried under concrete at their home in Portugal.

Bromley murder accused unfit to enter a plea

This Is Local London:

11:30am Thursday 15th January 2015

A Bromley man accused of killing his neighbour is not fit to enter a plea, the Old Bailey has heard.

Man dies after being 'thrown from his car and up against a wall' in Dartford crash

This Is Local London:

9:07am Thursday 15th January 2015

A man died after he was "thrown from his car and up against a wall" in a crash involving two other cars in Dartford yesterday (January 14).

Gravesend businessman arrested on suspicion of laundering up to £6 million after hundreds of litres of alcohol seized

This Is Local London: HM Revenue & Customs

12:46pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

A 35-year-old businessman was arrested yesterday (January 13) on suspicion of laundering up to £6 million, after hundreds of litres of alcohol was seized in Gravesend.  

70mph winds, ice and a chance of snow: Weather warnings issued for south east London and north Kent

This Is Local London:

11:55am Wednesday 14th January 2015

Warnings of snow and ice have been issued for south east London and north Kent, while winds of up to 70mph may hit the region.

Stone youth activity centre to be named after murdered schoolgirl Claire Tiltman

This Is Local London:

2:15pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

A new youth activity centre being built in Stone will be named after murdered schoolgirl Claire Tiltman.

Orpington man to appear in court over theft of Dartford horsebox

This Is Local London:

9:10am Tuesday 13th January 2015

An Orpington man will appear in court at the end of the month charged with stealing a horsebox from an address in the Dartford area.

Sidcup primary school children 'evacuated' as they recreate early days of Second World War

This Is Local London:

3:36pm Monday 12th January 2015

Children at a Sidcup primary school wound back the clock as they recreated the early days of the Second World War.

UPDATE: Body discovered in Greenhithe confirmed as that of missing Bartlomiej Kurpiewski

This Is Local London:

9:15am Monday 12th January 2015

A body discovered in Greenhithe on Friday (January 9) has been confirmed as that of Bartlomiej Kurpiewski, who was reported missing on January 7.

Missing teenager may be in Sidcup or Welling

This Is Local London:

4:27pm Friday 9th January 2015

Police are searching for a missing 14-year old boy who has not been seen for almost two weeks.

Man dies after collapsing outside Tesco in Gravesend

This Is Local London:

12:44pm Friday 9th January 2015

A man has died after collapsing in New Road, Gravesend yesterday evening (January 8).

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital after crash involving motor scooter and car in Hurst Road, Sidcup

This Is Local London:

10:10am Friday 9th January 2015

A man was taken to hospital after a crash involving a motor scooter and a parked car in Sidcup yesterday (January 8).

'Garden village' to be built near Dartford town centre, in 7.6 acre Mills Ponds site

This Is Local London:

4:57pm Thursday 8th January 2015

An £80 million "garden village" will be built near Dartford town centre, after a leading house builder acquired a 7.6 acre site.

Gravesend man arrested after body of partner found buried under concrete in couple's garden

This Is Local London:

3:26pm Thursday 8th January 2015

A Gravesend man has been arrested in Portugal after the body of his partner was found buried under concrete at their home, according to reports.

Firefighters battle house fire in Northfleet

This Is Local London:

3:35pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

Firefighters were called to a house fire in Northfleet early this afternoon (January 7).

'Hero' Sidcup man hit over head with mallet after challenging burglars in neighbour's house WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

This Is Local London:

1:55pm Wednesday 7th January 2015

A man was hit over the head with a mallet after challenging five burglars in his neighbour's house in Sidcup yesterday (January 6).

'Inspirational, amazing' Bexleyheath woman celebrates turning 80 by going on six mile run

This Is Local London:

4:10pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

An "inspirational" Bexleyheath woman celebrated her 80th birthday in impressive fashion - by inviting her friends to go on a six mile run with her.

Claire Tiltman killer Colin Ash-Smith to appeal against conviction

This Is Local London:

4:37pm Monday 5th January 2015

Claire Tiltman's killer Colin Ash-Smith is expected to formally apply to appeal against his conviction.

Man 'lucky to be alive' after running over himself with tractor

This Is Local London:

3:41pm Monday 5th January 2015

A man is "lucky to be alive" after he ran over himself with a tractor in a field in Higham on New Year's Day.

Film Review: Awards favourite Birdman hits the big screen

This Is Local London:

11:34am Wednesday 31st December 2014

Birdman is a front-runner for big awards and deservedly so, writes Patrick Grafton-Green

3-year-old Bromley girl wins award for bravery as she fights cancer

This Is Local London:

11:49am Wednesday 24th December 2014

A three-year-old Bromley girl has won an award for her bravery after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.

Southeastern timetable changes in 2015: What you need to know

This Is Local London: Changes are set for the 18.23 Southeastern train service between Canon Street and Orpington

12:00pm Friday 26th December 2014

A new Southeastern timetable starts on Sunday January 11, and will include a large number of changes to accommodate the Thameslink Programme work at London Bridge. 

Gravesend man jailed after burgling home in broad daylight

This Is Local London:

4:23pm Tuesday 23rd December 2014

A man from Gravesend who burgled a home less than a mile from where he lives has been jailed for over three years.

VIDEO: Girlfriend of Greenhithe man missing from Maidstone makes impassioned video plea

This Is Local London:

1:48pm Tuesday 23rd December 2014

The girlfriend of a Greenhithe man who disappeared a week and a half ago has made an impassioned video plea asking for him to return home.

Help find a home for these Brands Hatch dogs - set to spend Christmas in kennels

This Is Local London:

11:06am Tuesday 23rd December 2014

While most of us will be opening presents and eating dinner with our family this Christmas, these dogs at Battersea Brands Hatch will spend it in kennels.

Three taken to hospital after two-car crash in Crayford

This Is Local London:

9:46am Tuesday 23rd December 2014

Three people were taken to hospital after a two-car crash in Crayford yesterday (December 22).

Car collides with wall and lands on roof in Gravesend

This Is Local London:

4:45pm Monday 22nd December 2014

A car collided with a wall and landed on its roof in Gravesend, before its driver fled the scene.

Palace away fans voted fourth most vocal in the Premier League

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Crystal Palace away fans have been voted the fourth most vocal in the Premier League.

Three men allegedly involved in fight in Slade Green released without charge

This Is Local London:

4:04pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Three men allegedly involved in a fight in Slade Green have been released without charge.

Hero South Darenth football manager wins first ever match after two years in charge

This Is Local London:

3:35pm Thursday 18th December 2014

A hero football manager who coaches his team, acts as a physio, paints the lines and picks up the litter, has won his first ever match - and scooped a national radio award in the process.

Alterations to Southeastern train services over Christmas period

This Is Local London:

3:10pm Thursday 18th December 2014

Train passengers are urged to check before they travel over the festive period, with alterations to Southeastern services coming into effect next week.

Man smoked cannabis before driving coach full of passengers from Skegness to Bexley

This Is Local London:

11:59am Thursday 18th December 2014

A man smoked cannabis before driving a tour coach full of passengers from Skegness to Bexley – a 150-mile and three-hour journey.

Northfleet man guilty of child sex offences

This Is Local London:

3:03pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A Northfleet man has been found guilty of a series of child sex offences.

Sidcup Saturday school forced out of home after rent 'escalated beyond belief'

This Is Local London:

12:41pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A Saturday school which offers places to as many as 75 pupils has been forced out of its home after the rent "escalated beyond belief" .

Alleged Kidbrooke burglars accused of targeting houses across Bexley borough have cases against them dropped

This Is Local London: Six farcical days in the Old Bailey press box.

12:10pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

Two alleged burglars from Kidbrooke, charged with targeting houses in Sidcup, Bexleyheath, Welling and Falconwood, have had the cases against them dropped.

House fire in Erith

This Is Local London:

10:42am Wednesday 17th December 2014

Four fire engines and around 20 fire fighters fought a blaze at a house in Erith this morning (December 17).

Police investigation after post goes missing from letterboxes in Dartford and Gravesend

This Is Local London:

5:11pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

Police are investigating two reports of theft after post went missing from communal letterboxes in Dartford and Gravesend.

Gas explosion in Erith tower block leaves man in hospital

This Is Local London:

1:32pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A 50-year-old man suffered burns in a gas explosion in a tower block in Erith this morning.

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