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Woman with rare cancerous nose tumour warns others about the disease

This Is Local London:

4:30am Thursday 19th November 2015

Denise Cropp, who lived in Malden Rushett until a move to Epsom Downs last month, was forced into surgery after her diagnosis had gone undetected for three years.

Kingston Foodbank director calls for Tories to keep free school meal pledge

This Is Local London: Glasgow spends more per pupil on School Dinners than any other Scottish region .
Pupils at Eastbank Primary Shettleston on their Lunch Break.
Pictured Healthy Quiche ,Fruit and Low Fat Milk. (41892868)

4:30am Monday 16th November 2015

Paul Pickhaver, director of Kingston Foodbank, said: “Hidden hunger continues to be an issue in Kingston with families telling us that they sometimes need to skip meals so that their children can eat.

Teens caught with 'fake gun' charged with attempted robbery after bonfire night arrest

This Is Local London:

5:20pm Tuesday 10th November 2015

Witnesses reported seeing a police chase in Porchester Road by Kingston Road in Norbiton.

CONFIRMED: Developer eyeing up huge housing development on greenbelt Chessington Golf Centre

This Is Local London:

5:40pm Tuesday 10th November 2015

Council leader Kevin Davis said: "Within the past few weeks, there has been a further informal approach regarding the prospects for a swimming pool, leisure centre and 3G football pitch, together with enabling housing development".

Delays and cancellations to trains after over-running engineering works at Surbiton

This Is Local London:

9:07am Monday 9th November 2015

Commuters waiting at stations for trains coming out of Clapham Junction towards Weybridge, Epsom, Sutton and Balham saw trains flying past them, or cancelled due to a host of problems for South West Trains.

Thornton Heath man charged with assaulting police at Million Mask March

This Is Local London:

8:53am Monday 9th November 2015

Mark Edwards, 50, from Thornton Heath, was arrested and charged with assault on police and possession of a class B drug in The Strand.

Police want to speak to this man after a woman was followed home

This Is Local London:

8:15am Monday 9th November 2015

The 42-year-old woman was followed by a man in his 20’s from a supermarket in Durnsford Road just before 11pm on October 26.

Man, 20, seriously injured in Selhurst stabbing

This Is Local London:

8:00am Monday 9th November 2015

He was stabbed in Gloucester Road at about 2.40pm on Saturday.

Man bailed after hammer attack in New Malden High Street

This Is Local London:

7:40am Monday 9th November 2015

The victim of the attack outside Tesco Express just after 3.30pm, thought to be with a hammer, was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Hot Fuzz style swan pursuit by police stopped traffic on the A3

This Is Local London:

7:27am Monday 9th November 2015

The urgent chase took place just after 3pm as the swan was "causing problems" on the busy road, near Painshill.

Dysart School continues outstanding Ofsted record

This Is Local London:

4:20am Sunday 8th November 2015

A Surbiton special needs school has continued its outstanding streak having been described as a “calm and happy place”.

Minute silence for Kingston University student who died in nightclub crush four years ago today

This Is Local London:

5:03pm Friday 6th November 2015

Miss Jackson, a promising psychology second year student, died after a crush in Northampton nightclub Lava and Ignite in the early hours of October 19, 2011.

"We keep raising it and getting nowhere": Potential for Surbiton school site not considered suitable

This Is Local London:

4:30am Sunday 8th November 2015

St Mark’s Councillor Liz Green, leader of the opposition, said the Liberal Democrats identified an area for a new school earlier in the year, but had their attempts at solving the school places crisis in Surbiton thwarted.

"Worrying": Surbiton care home in special measures after third inspection this year

This Is Local London:

4:50am Saturday 7th November 2015

The rating follows breaches in regulation at inspections in January, April and August.

New recycling plan for Kingston to launch in January - what will change?

This Is Local London: Gwent council fails to reach recycling targets

4:50am Monday 9th November 2015

The new plan includes a rotation of items being collections weekly – although food waste will be picked up every seven days.

Aftermath: Disappointment for St George and victory for Kingston objectors in rejected old post office plans

This Is Local London:

12:35pm Friday 6th November 2015

The Guildhall had its own fireworks as the latest application for the site in Ashdown Road was unanimously turned down in front of a packed public gallery at the bonfire night development control committee meeting.

Teenagers arrested after bonfire night armed robbery

This Is Local London:

11:40am Friday 6th November 2015

A witness said he saw officers chasing two people in Porchester Road before a weapon was recovered in Douglas Road, where he saw them arrested last night.

Zac Goldsmith wants Housing and Planning Bill more "London specific"

This Is Local London:

4:20am Friday 6th November 2015

MP for Richmond Park Zac Goldsmith wants to tweak Government plans to give council tenants the right to buy.

Thief jailed after stealing £932.91 of stock from Superdry and John Lewis

This Is Local London:

4:50pm Wednesday 4th November 2015

The thefts took place over a two-month period in September and October, but the thief was not caught at the time.

Inquest begins into death of Kingston University student after nightclub crush

This Is Local London:

4:30am Wednesday 4th November 2015

Teenager Lauren-Danielle Jackson was a promising psychology student who had started her second year at the university.

Young actors at the Rose fit the stage around school

This Is Local London:

4:00am Sunday 1st November 2015

David Gardner is a year 8 pupil at Grey Court School in Ham. Ben Greenwood attends Kingston Academy.

'Show us the evidence David Cameron': Supporters rally after Kingston University listed for extremism

This Is Local London:

4:50am Friday 30th October 2015

No 10 Downing Street listed Kingston University as one of four that had given a platform to extremist speakers last month – but has yet to provide where this information came from.

Car driven by elderly woman flipped upside down on the A3 at Hook

This Is Local London:

3:48pm Thursday 29th October 2015

After a car flipped over two lanes of the A3 going south at Hook are closed.

Man charged with designer clothes thefts after £11,000 worth of items stolen in Kingston town centre shops

This Is Local London: The police in Bridgwater are investigating a fire

3:20pm Thursday 29th October 2015

Police were tracing 25-year-old Gary Staines in connection with five thefts between February and August.

Unattended pan fills Chessington kitchen with smoke

This Is Local London:

9:32am Thursday 29th October 2015

Crews from Epsom and Surbiton were called to the house in Church Lane, Chessington, at about 8.30pm on Wednesday, October 28.

"She was hanging on by her fingertips": Firefighters and police pulled a woman to safety from Kingston Bridge

This Is Local London:

1:10pm Thursday 29th October 2015

Officer Fab Ahmed grabbed hold of the woman and pulled her back over to safety after he was almost pulled into the water below.

Two schools hope to create more places for children

This Is Local London:

5:30am Thursday 29th October 2015

Alexandra Infant School and St Paul's Church of England Junior School want to extend their school buildings to take on more children.

Poppies removed from Surbiton station platforms to avoid train drivers' "confusion with red signals"

This Is Local London:

6:20am Wednesday 28th October 2015

Confused commuters asked South West Trains what happened to the red flowers fixed on pillars running the length of the platforms, which had only been up for a short amount of time.

Nurse reduced to tears as her elderly patient meets 11-week-old police puppy

This Is Local London:

5:10am Wednesday 28th October 2015

A police puppy and officers visited Star and Garter with a Police officers last week.

Crossrail 2 consultation to bring extra trains through Kingston, Richmond, Elmbridge and Epsom

This Is Local London:

3:02pm Tuesday 27th October 2015

Michele Dix, managing director of Crossrail 2, promises it would have a "transformative effect" for people travelling to work from the boroughs.

Man disturbed after breaking into ex's house wanted for burglary and assault

This Is Local London:

11:21am Tuesday 27th October 2015

Kevin Pickering, of Lower Green Gardens, Worcester Park, stole items before he was disturbed.

Lane closure near A3 Hook junction

This Is Local London:

8:43am Monday 26th October 2015

A witness said two police cars and an ambulance were with a car just after 8.30am.

UPDATE: Missing 12-year-old Croydon boy found safe and well

This Is Local London:

8:24am Monday 26th October 2015

Casey Rooney, of New Addington, was last seen on Sunday, October 18.

Updated: Woman 'raped as she walked home alone' through a Wimbledon park

This Is Local London:

4:15pm Monday 26th October 2015

The 34-year-old woman was walking from Wimbledon through Dundonald Recreation Ground in Dundonald Road when she alleges she was attacked at about 1.30am.

Elderly Australian man with Alzheimer's last seen at Richmond tube

This Is Local London:

7:32am Monday 26th October 2015

Police have released this image to help find Roderick 'Sandy' Macleod, an Australian man, last seen yesterday at 1pm.

Train delays between Waterloo and Wimbledon to continue

This Is Local London:

7:22am Monday 26th October 2015

South West Trains said delays are expected until about 8am, with delays of 30 minutes.

Five vehicle crash leaves M25 traffic queueing for miles

This Is Local London:

7:14am Monday 26th October 2015

Only one lane is now closed following the crash at about 6.30am, but traffic delays are expected. 

"Pride continues to grow": New Chessington Community College head has big plans

This Is Local London:

4:00am Tuesday 27th October 2015

Ash Ali has only been head since September this year, but he is already proud of his new school.

"It's like a genocide": Illegal net in the Thames snared more than 100 fish in hours

This Is Local London:

4:09pm Friday 23rd October 2015

Warwick Salzer, who has lived and worked on the river for the past 20 years, found the 175 foot long net fixed by Teddington Lock.

"Everybody deserves a fair day's pay": Living on less than London Living Wage

This Is Local London:

4:00am Sunday 25th October 2015

Figures from the Office of National Statistics show 23.2 per cent of people in the borough scraped by in 2014.

Planning application submitted for school at Kingstons House

This Is Local London:

4:10am Saturday 24th October 2015

Free school provider Chapel St has already opened Kingston Community School on a temporary site in Acre Road.

Adult education colleges in Surbiton and Richmond merge amid funding cuts

This Is Local London:

4:20am Saturday 24th October 2015

The federation should allow both colleges to offer more in their curriculums and provide more resources to adult students.

Photographs detail the birth of Kingston estates due for massive regeneration overhaul

This Is Local London:

5:30am Monday 26th October 2015

Photographs taken in the late 1960s to early 1970s show the building of the estates, which are in the “upgrade” section of the council’s to-do list.

School disabled parking bays causing disputes between parents over 'abuse of use'

This Is Local London:

4:30am Sunday 25th October 2015

Disabled bay use is reportedly being abused by parents dropping children to school or not entitled to priority parking, some blue badge holders from the Richmond Road school have said.

New buyer confirms it will push ahead with Tesco's 700 home plan in Tolworth

This Is Local London:

2:34pm Friday 23rd October 2015

Earlier this month the Comet announced “retail specialist” Meyer Bergman as the buyer of the Toby Jug site in Hook Rise South near Tolworth station.

Former Old Malden councillor Mick Amson dies aged 75

This Is Local London:

5:07pm Thursday 22nd October 2015

The former Conservative councillor

NEW IMAGE RELEASED: Missing woman last seen in Richmond Park with her dog

This Is Local London:

1:33pm Wednesday 21st October 2015

A possible sighting of her was reported at about 9.30am at Pembroke Lodge in the park.

From the burbs with love: Surbiton pledges to help refugees

This Is Local London:

4:18pm Tuesday 20th October 2015

Sarah Rust, born and bred in Surbiton, decided to set up a Facebook group to make a difference.

Van and car crash blocks road near Chessington World of Adventures

This Is Local London:

11:48am Tuesday 20th October 2015

Rushett Lane eastbound is affected after the crash just after 11am, south of Chessington World of Adventures.

Ambulance stranded after a wheel fell off at the Ace of Spades roundabout above the A3

This Is Local London:

5:24pm Monday 19th October 2015

People driving past said they could see a broken down ambulance at the roundabout on the A309 going towards Hinchley Wood.

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