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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).

Man found dead in Gravesend

This Is Local London:

10:21am Monday 10th November 2014

A man was found dead in Gravesend over the weekend.

Date set for Dartford Crossing Dart Charge

This Is Local London:

5:27pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

The date has been set for the implementation of the Dartford Crossing Dart Charge.

'Utterly heartless' Sidcup man defrauded his terminally-ill father out of almost £50,000

This Is Local London:

3:16pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

An “utterly heartless” man, who defrauded his terminally-ill father out of almost £50,000, has been ordered to pay back £27,000.

UPDATE: Police called to Eynsham Drive, Abbey Wood, following harassment allegation

This Is Local London:

12:13pm Thursday 6th November 2014

Police were called to Eynsham Drive in Abbey Wood yesterday (November 5) after police received a call about harassment.

PICTURES: Cybermen, daleks and Titan the robot take over Gravesend town centre

This Is Local London:

9:52am Wednesday 5th November 2014

Shoppers in Gravesend town centre were confronted by cybermen, daleks and Titan the robot, as well as pop stars and a paralympian.

VIDEO: Broken-down motorist given parking ticket by 'disgraceful' traffic warden

This Is Local London:

10:00am Wednesday 5th November 2014

A video of a man receiving a parking ticket from a "disgraceful" traffic warden in Bexleyheath, despite being broken down, has been shared a staggering 48,000 times online.

Welling woman takes to the internet to try and sell rare and bizarre item gathering dust in loft

This Is Local London:

9:25am Wednesday 5th November 2014

A Welling woman who took to the internet to sell a rare and bizarre item has failed attract the attention she was hoping.

Man charged after stabbing in Erith

This Is Local London:

9:58am Tuesday 4th November 2014

A 47-year-old man has been charged after a stabbing in Erith.

Erith 'stabbing' leaves man in hospital

This Is Local London:

11:20am Monday 3rd November 2014

An assault in Erith, which has been referred to as a "stabbing" on social media, has left a man in hospital.

PICTURED: Car drives through front of Bexleyheath takeaway

This Is Local London:

10:25am Monday 3rd November 2014

A car drove into a takeaway restaurant in Bexleyheath on Saturday (November 1).

Woman taken to hospital after car and motorcycle collide in Orpington

This Is Local London:

11:59am Friday 31st October 2014

A woman was taken to hospital after a car and motorcycle collided in Orpington yesterday (October 30).

Belvedere community comes together for celebration of black history month

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

One hundred people enjoyed musical performances and talks as they came together to celebrate black history month.

UPDATE: Woman allegedly assaulted on doorstep of her home in Bexleyheath

This Is Local London:

9:12am Friday 31st October 2014

A woman was allegedly assaulted on the doorstep of her Bexleyheath home on Wednesday (October 29).

Woman bus driver attacked in Abbey Wood

This Is Local London:

2:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Police want to identify this suspect after a woman bus driver was attacked in Abbey Wood.

The big bang: The wonderful ways Kent reacted

This Is Local London:

11:45am Thursday 30th October 2014

Speculation was rife yesterday afternoon when a huge bang was heard across south east London and Kent.

Death of former Charlton Athletic and West Ham footballer, found hanged in family home, came 'completely out of the blue'

This Is Local London:

9:26am Wednesday 29th October 2014

The death of a semi-professional, former Charlton Athletic footballer from Sidcup, who was found hanging in her family home, came "completely out of the blue", an inquest heard.

Northfleet woman found hanged in Biggin Hill with alcohol and cocaine nearby

This Is Local London:

4:47pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A "happy-go-lucky" grandmother from Northfleet was found hanged in woodland in Biggin Hill, an inquest heard today.

Woman appeals for public's help after losing 'very special' rings in Sidcup

This Is Local London: The wedding ring, which was found by a diver 90 years later

5:32pm Monday 27th October 2014

A woman has appealed to the public after losing her two "very special" rings in a Sidcup road.

'Pathetic' woman insists children's swing must be taken down because she 'was being overlooked'

This Is Local London:

1:01pm Monday 27th October 2014

A swing in a Bexleyheath allotment, used by children from the local community, must be taken down after a women, branded "pathetic", claimed she "was being overlooked".

Police appeal after man takes double decker bus from Orpington bus depot and drives it to Shirley

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to after a double decker bus was taken and driven from Orpington to Shirley.

Gravesend man jailed for six years after raping teenager as she slept

This Is Local London:

3:44pm Friday 24th October 2014

A Gravesend man has been jailed for six years after being found guilty of raping a teenager as she slept.

Film Review: Lily Collins and Sam Claflin in Love, Rosie

This Is Local London:

1:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

Love, Rosie is based on a novel by Cecelia Ahern. Ahern's most well known work, PS, I Love You, was made into a glaring, Gerard Butler-starring monstrosity in 2007. Which raises the question, is it really necessary to bring another of her books to the big screen? The swift answer is: no.

Best friend's plea after 16-year-old girl goes missing from Blackfen

This Is Local London:

11:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The best friend of a girl, who has gone missing from the Blackfen area, has appealed for help finding her.

Three sentenced after cannabis found in Sidcup nightclub, leading to discovery of huge cannabis factory in Pratts Bottom

This Is Local London:

1:42pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Three people have been sentenced after cannabis was found in a Sidcup nightclub, leading to the discovery of a huge cannabis factory and CS gas in Pratts Bottom.

Ex-England and Millwall midfielder tells young Thamesmead footballers: 'Work hard if you want to make it to the Premiership'

This Is Local London:

11:11am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Young, aspiring Thamesmead footballers were left in awe when they received a visit from former Millwall and England midfielder Dennis Wise.

Waddling penguins to lead shoppers to Santa's grotto in Bexleyheath shopping centre

This Is Local London:

10:29am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Penguins will waddle to life and lead shoppers to a charity grotto in a UK-first at Broadway shopping centre, Bexleyheath, this Christmas.

Swanley man who was 'heavily involved in criminal dealings' jailed

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

5:13pm Monday 20th October 2014

A Swanley man has been jailed for eight months for possession with intent to supply drugs, handling stolen goods and possessing a stun gun.

Orpington and Pratts Bottom men charged after railway assault left man with 'significant' head injury

This Is Local London:

1:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

Two men from Orpington and Pratts Bottom have been charged after an assault at a railway station left a man with "significant" head and facial injuries.

Vandals who smashed up Dartford pet ambulance 'as low as you can get'

This Is Local London:

11:23am Monday 20th October 2014

Vandals branded "as low as you can get" trashed an ambulance owned by a Dartford animal rescue charity.

Prolific Gravesend burglar, who escaped from prison, is jailed

This Is Local London:

3:59pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A prolific burglar who committed offences across the south east, including targeting homes in Gravesend, has been jailed for six years.

'Fare dodging' pigeon spotted on train heading to Greenhithe

This Is Local London:

2:57pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A pigeon has been spotted on a train heading to Greenhithe.

The Daily Show's Jon Stewart talks to News Shopper about new film Rosewater at the BFI London Film Festival

This Is Local London:

5:20pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Jon Stewart is best known as the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show - the success of which has seen him become one of the most influential figures in US politics and media. He spoke to PATRICK GRAFTON-GREEN about his new film Rosewater - his first as a writer and director - which premiered at the BFI London Film Festival on Sunday.

Darenth Valley Golf Course pays out £12,000 after golf buggy overturns on employee

This Is Local London:

4:43pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Darenth Valley Golf Course has been ordered to pay more than £12,000 after an employee was seriously injured in a golf buggy accident.


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