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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.

Crash causes delays of over 90 minutes at Dartford Crossing

This Is Local London:

12:28pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

Vehicles travelling northbound over the Dartford Crossing are currently experiencing delays of over 90 minutes.

Four charged over fraud offences linked to Erith scrap metal company

This Is Local London:

12:31pm Friday 12th December 2014

Four people have been charged over fraud offences linked to an Erith-based scrap metal company.

Best friends from Bexleyheath and Chislehurst join fundraising forces after both their dads are diagnosed with brain tumours

This Is Local London:

11:19am Friday 12th December 2014

Two best friends from Bexleyheath and Chislehurst have joined forces to raise money after both their fathers were both diagnosed with brain tumours.

PICTURED: Allegedly stolen vehicle in four-car crash in Northfleet

This Is Local London:

9:53am Friday 12th December 2014

An allegedly stolen vehicle was involved in a four-car crash in Northfleet yesterday (December 11).

TIMELINE: How events unfolded after Claire Tiltman's murder

This Is Local London:

3:51pm Thursday 11th December 2014

Colin Ash-Smith was found guilty today of the murder of schoolgirl Claire Tiltman in Greenhithe, in a "frenzied and remorseless" attack.

VIDEO: Colin Ash-Smith found guilty of murdering schoolgirl Claire Tiltman in Greenhithe

This Is Local London:

12:36pm Thursday 11th December 2014

Colin Ash-Smith has been found guilty of the murder of schoolgirl Claire Tiltman in Greenhithe over two decades ago.

UPDATE: Family 'very concerned' as police renew appeal to find 81-year-old woman missing from Longfield

This Is Local London:

4:14pm Thursday 11th December 2014

Police have renewed an appeal for information after a 81-year-old woman went missing from Longfield.

Jury out in trial of Colin Ash-Smith for alleged murder of Claire Tiltman in Greenhithe

This Is Local London:

4:50pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

The jury in the case of Colin Ash-Smith, who is on trial for the alleged murder of schoolgirl Claire Tiltman in Greenhithe, has retired to consider its verdict.

Faces light up at spectacular Thamesmead Christmas lights switch-on

This Is Local London:

3:23pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

The faces of Thamesmead residents were illuminated at a spectacular three-hour long Chistmas lights switch-on.

Extra parking spaces made available to Christmas shoppers in Bexleyheath

This Is Local London: Redcar and Cleveland Council offer Christmas parking deal

2:03pm Wednesday 10th December 2014

Extra parking spaces have been made available for weekend Christmas shoppers in Bexleyheath.

UPDATE: Mother says son threatened with blade brought in by pupil at junior school in Belvedere

This Is Local London:

4:00pm Tuesday 9th December 2014

A mother says her seven-year-old son was threatened with a blade by a classmate while attending a junior school in Belvedere.

Want to know what the best smile in the UK looks like? It's here ...

This Is Local London:

11:07am Tuesday 9th December 2014

Take a long hard look at this face - because it's officially the best smile in the UK.

Driver cut from car after Thamesmead crash

This Is Local London:

9:38am Tuesday 9th December 2014

Fire fighters had to cut the roof of a car to free its driver after a crash in Thamesmead yesterday (December 8).

PICTURED: Enormous dog finally rehomed after 273 days at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Brands Hatch

This Is Local London:

3:52pm Monday 1st December 2014

An enormous Canary dog which spent a mammoth 273 days at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home’s Brands Hatch branch, has finally been rehomed.

Hallelujah say some after Dart Charge introduced at Dartford Crossing - others not impressed

This Is Local London: The Dartford Crossing.

11:12am Monday 1st December 2014

New payment arrangements went live at the Dartford Crossing at 6am this morning (December 1).

Bexleyheath Academy teacher 'appalled' by allegations of sex with pupil

This Is Local London:

2:19pm Thursday 27th November 2014

The Bexleyheath Academy assistant vice-principal who allegedly had an affair with a pupil has described the accusations as a "total unbelievable nightmare", adding he was "appalled" when they were first put to him.

Girl at centre of Bexleyheath Academy teacher sex trial 'undoubtedly lied'

This Is Local London: Stuart Kerner.

5:40pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

The Bexleyheath Academy schoolgirl, who allegedly had an affair with an assistant vice principal, "undoubtedly lied", a court has heard.

Plumstead man, Robert Napper, may have killed Claire Tiltman, court hears

This Is Local London: Claire Tiltman's killer has still not been caught.

2:32pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

Convicted killer Robert Napper, who was at large at the time teenager Claire Tiltman was stabbed to death, may have been responsible for her murder, a court has heard.

Northfleet man who raped woman after hitting her head repeatedly against wall jailed

This Is Local London:

5:33pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A man who raped a woman in her home after hitting her head repeatedly against a wall has been jailed for 11 years.

Blackfen man 'furious' after his 1.3kg dog is picked up by fox, which tried to run off with it

This Is Local London:

11:07am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A Blackfen man is "furious" after a fox picked up his 1.3kg dog and tried to run off with it.

'There was blood all over the floor': Fight breaks out in Sidcup curry house

This Is Local London:

10:27am Tuesday 25th November 2014

A man was taken to hospital after a fight broke out between customers at a Sidcup curry house.

50,000th baby born at Darent Valley Hospital, but what have been the most popular names?

This Is Local London:

4:52pm Monday 24th November 2014

History was made last week when Darent Valley Hospital welcomed its 50,000th new-born into the world, since opening its doors in September 2000.

Woolwich man to appear in court after allegedly hitting pedestrian with car outside Dartford nightclub

This Is Local London:

3:13pm Friday 21st November 2014

A man is due to appear in court after allegedly mounting the pavement and hitting man with his car outside Air and Breathe nightclub in Dartford.

Erith man accused of possessing extreme pornographic images showing people having sex with live animals

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

4:38pm Thursday 20th November 2014

An Erith man has appeared in court charged with possessing 71 extreme pornographic images portraying people performing sex acts with live animals.

PICTURED: Highland cattle reintroduced to graze in Cobham Wood

This Is Local London:

12:13pm Thursday 20th November 2014

The National Trust has reintroduced highland cattle to graze in Cobham Wood.

'Fifty Shades' teacher took pupil's virginity in classroom, sex trial hears

This Is Local London: Stuart Kerner

4:50pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A Bexleyheath Academy assistant vice-principal took a pupil's virginity in a classroom and gave her a Fifty Shades of Grey key ring for Christmas, a court heard.

Affair with Bexleyheath Academy teacher was a 'dream world', says pupil

This Is Local London: Stuart Kerner

2:24pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

The pupil who allegedly had an affair with a Bexleyheath Academy assistant vice-principal, described their relationship as a "dream world".

Two Bexley pubs recognised in Loo of the Year

This Is Local London:

5:29pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

Two Bexley pubs have been recognised in this year's Loo of the Year Awards.

Joyrider who gatecrashed high-speed motor race at Brands Hatch is jailed

This Is Local London:

12:59pm Monday 17th November 2014

A joyrider has been jailed for gatecrashing a high-speed motor race when he drove a car onto Brands Hatch circuit.

Sex in Bluewater car park?

This Is Local London:

5:33pm Friday 14th November 2014

Two images, claiming to show a couple having sex in Bluewater car park, have been seen thousands of times on social media.

REVEALED: 10 best films of 2014 and the 10 unmissable films for 2015

This Is Local London: BLOCKBUSTERChiwetel Ejiofor in a still from 12 Years A Slave

1:10pm Friday 14th November 2014

"I think it's been a really strong year for cinema," ITV's The Movie Show film critic James King tells News Shopper.

Police want to speak to man after break-in at house in Shorne, near Gravesend

This Is Local London:

4:45pm Thursday 13th November 2014

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak with after a burglary in Shorne, near Gravesend.

PICTURED: £3,000 worth of cigarettes and tobacco seized after being found in purpose-built concealments in Crayford store

This Is Local London:

4:17pm Thursday 13th November 2014

11,800 cigarettes and three kilos of hand rolling tobacco have been seized after they were found in two purpose built concealments in an independent store in Crayford. 

Woman arrested after suspected brothel is raided by police in Greenhithe

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A suspected brothel in Greenhithe was raided by officers from Kent Police as part of a national crackdown on human trafficking.

Dart Charge: 11 things you need to know

This Is Local London:

1:53pm Thursday 13th November 2014

With the launch of Dart Charge set for November 30, more details have been announced today about how the Dartford Crossing payment booths will be removed.

Wheelchair-bound woman banned from going inside Sidcup cafe for 'being smelly'

This Is Local London:

5:35pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

A wheelchair-bound woman says she is being discriminated against after she was banned from going inside a Sidcup cafe for being "smelly".

Bexley man and former X Factor contestant shoots star-filled sitcom in local pub

This Is Local London:

4:52pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

A Bexley man and former X Factor contestant has written and shot a new sitcom pilot, set in his local pub, and starring a host of television and pop stars.

Customers and staff shocked after Penge McDonald's manager's racist tirade

This Is Local London:

10:44am Tuesday 11th November 2014

A man says customers and staff were shocked when the manager of McDonald's in Penge High Street launched into a racist tirade against him and his friends.

Suspected illegal immigrants discovered in lorry in Belvedere

This Is Local London: 17-year-old boy in Woolwich stabbed from behind in morning attack

10:30am Monday 10th November 2014

Around 12 illegal immigrants were found in a lorry in Belvedere on Saturday (November 8).

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