Tighten your belts: Ealing Council has to make £96m savings in five years

This Is Local London:

1:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PEOPLE in Ealing are being warned there will be a major squeeze on council budgets over the next five years.

Drivers beware: months of disruption in Southall Broadway

This Is Local London:

12:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PREPARE for a summer and autumn of disruption if you’re a regular user of Southall Broadway.

Hillingdon Hospital's £1m MRI scanner testing 500 people a month

This Is Local London:

10:04am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HILLINGDON Hospital’s new MRI scanner room was officially opened by the Mayor, Cllr Catherine Dann.

Campaigners scent victory over Warren Farm plans: QPR 'having second thoughts'

This Is Local London:

12:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS looking to keep Warren Farm open space for the public are welcoming unconfirmed reports that QPR Football Club are considering pulling out of a deal with Ealing Council to develop part of the site.

UPDATE: 'Crowd took photos and abused me as I saved Catford crash victim's life'

This Is Local London:

2:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A woman who gave first aid to a Catford crash victim claims a crowd of onlookers refused to help and stood taking pictures with their mobile phones and hurling abuse instead.

Two jailed for Ealing housing benefit fraud

This Is Local London:

8:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN Ealing student and a Hanwell man have been sent to prison for fraudulently claiming thousands in housing benefits after failing to notify Ealing Council of changes in their circumstances.

Quiz show star drops in for Q&A with pupils

This Is Local London:

6:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Quiz panelist and editor of Private Eye Ian Hislop has been answering the questions at an Enfield school.

Closed Kingston nursery says "staff have been cleared by police"

This Is Local London:

5:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The nursery at the centre of police and Ofsted investigations today has said shutting it down temporarily is against "natural justice".

Series of incidents in Sevenoaks Way area end in serious assault on 15-year-old boy

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5:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Four incidents in or near Sevenoaks Way ended in a serious assault on a 15-year-old boy yesterday evening (July 22).

VIDEO UPDATE: Dartford strongman Terry Hollands' Herculean stunt for Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson film

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Dartford strongman Terry Hollands produced a Herculean effort to keep traffic moving in central London this morning.

'Senseless' plans to turn office block into flats

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Hundreds of businesses fear being left homeless over “senseless” plans to turn their offices into a block of flats.

Donor dates in Woodhatch, Horley and Redhill

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Blood donor sessions will be held at Reigate Baptist Church Centre in Sycamore Walk, Woodhatch, on Thursday, July 31, from 1.45pm to 4.30pm and from 5.30pm to 8pm.

Queen's Award for innovative Acton firm

This Is Local London:

5:24pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN Acton firm has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.

Pupils release fish into home-made pond

This Is Local London:

5:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

School pupils have built their own pond in Finsbury Park as part of an initiative to educate children about nature.

Launch for Charlton community council campaign

This Is Local London: Charlton Lido reopens next week after £2m refurbishment

5:13pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A group of Charlton people want to launch the area's own community council, seizing control of powers - but they need 10 per cent of residents to agree first.

Woman pleads guilty to cultivation of cannabis

This Is Local London:

5:11pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A woman has pleaded guilty to growing cannabis after a police officer followed his nose while on a routine patrol.

No service on overground line for rest of today

This Is Local London:

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The overground line serving commuters from Chingford to Liverpool Street are being urged to seek an alternative route as the service is suspended for the rest of the day. 

Orpington man: 'Every time there is continuous rainfall I fear my house will flood'

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An Orpington man says his house is at risk of flooding every time there is continuous rainfall, due to poor drainage in his road.

Cyclist death sparks calls to improve road safety

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The death of a 25-year-old cyclist hit by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning has led to renewed calls to make the borough safer for those on two wheels.

'Effective' teaching union representative 'unlawfully' suspended, says union

This Is Local London: Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiry

4:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A National Union of Teachers (NUT) representative has been “unlawfully” suspended by Haringey Council, say a union officials.

UPDATED: Three-year-old boy falls out of window in Temple Hill Square, Dartford

This Is Local London:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A three-year-old boy fell 12 feet out of a window in Dartford.

Officer dismissed for gross misconduct over porn site

This Is Local London: PC Adam Holbrook says indecent images of children downloaded without his knowledge.

4:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PC Adam Holbrook had a conviction for downloading indecent images of children overturned on appeal.

Mysterious 'Met Police spy plane' seen circling Lewisham, Eltham and Blackheath

This Is Local London:

4:03pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A mysterious plane - allegedly operated by the Met Police for surveillance purposes - has been spied circling Lewisham and Blackheath.

Double celebration for primary school

This Is Local London:

3:54pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A headteacher is celebrating after taking the school out of special measures in under 18 months.

Sacked head of children's services given £679,452 after Baby P scandal

This Is Local London: CORPORATE JOLLY: Sharon Shoesmith

3:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The former head of Haringey’s children’s services was awarded £679,452 of taxpayers money in the wake of the Baby P scandal, new figures have shown.

Goldsmiths Arms in Penge set for first annual summer fete

This Is Local London:

3:45pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A summer fete will mark the re-opening of a Penge pub by quirky collective Antic.

Minnie Mouse appears at Bromley United Services Club Help For Heroes fundraiser

This Is Local London:

3:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The Bromley United Services Club raised over £600 for Help For Heroes during a fun weekend that boasted an appearance from Minnie Mouse.

Updated: Patient taken to hospital with serious injuries after collision in London Road, Mitcham - road re-opened

This Is Local London: A SLEEK new type of emergency ambulance is being brought into operation. The German-made ambulances, which are built byMercedes, will be introduced in the next few weeks. The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) is the first in the UK to switch to the new

3:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The road has re-opened after the second collision between a car and a motorcycle today.

Planning permission for revamped Brent Cross approved

This Is Local London: An artists impression of what the new and improved Brent Cross Shopping Centre will look like

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Planning permission for a revamped Brent Cross shopping centre has been approved.

Beckenham mum set for showdown at Brands Hatch after birthday track day sparked racing fever

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Beckenham woman who crunches numbers by day is set for a final 2014 showdown at Brands Hatch after working her way up in the racing world.

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip to visit Chingford fair

This Is Local London:

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A vintage fair set up by a married couple as a hobby is to feature on a new series of Celebrity Antiques Road Trip.

Double shooting attempted murder suspect to appear at Croydon Crown Court

This Is Local London:

3:23pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 23-year-old man charged with attempted murder after two people were shot in a South Croydon flat is to appear at Croydon Crown Court.

MP writes to council over plans for Pinner Park Farm

This Is Local London:

3:22pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An MP has written to Harrow Borough Council over proposals for new homes and a country park on a farm.

Gerry and the Pacemakers returning to Dartford with 60s Gold

This Is Local London: Gerry Marsden and his band

2:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Five decades have passed since they first hit number one and Merseybeat record breakers Gerry and the Pacemakers are heading back to Dartford.

Sutton council accused of censorship in 'propaganda' row

This Is Local London: Council wants neighbours to be good friends

2:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The council has been accused of censoring questions from members of the public after a woman was banned from using the word 'propaganda' in a meeting.

Wilde's Dorian Gray to take up residence in Greenwich townhouse

This Is Local London:

2:44pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Greenwich  townhouse will be the intimate setting for a new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s gothic fable, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Acts confirmed for 2014 'Stow Festival'

This Is Local London:

4:24pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Four day festival in its fourth year.

Driver critical after Greenwich crash

This Is Local London: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

2:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man in his 50s is in a critical condition after a crash in Greenwich this morning.

BA apprentice from Hayes wins national award

This Is Local London:

2:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A BRITISH Airways apprentice from Hayes has won the Institute of Travel and Tourism’s Apprentice of the Year award.

Councillors delay voting on accounts

This Is Local London:

2:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Councillors refused to approve Barnet Borough Council's accounts over claims they were not given time to read through crucial documents.

Swanley war memorial gets £14,000 facelift in memory of lost officer

This Is Local London:

2:25pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Swanley war memorial featuring the first officer to be killed in the First World War has been given a £14,000 facelift.

Cops wearing cameras 'to improve evidence'

This Is Local London:

2:12pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Police officers responding to 999 calls will come armed with a new weapon in the fight against crime from this week.

Reigate Ramblers' evening stroll at Newdigate

2:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Reigate Ramblers will hold a 3.5-mile circular walk at Newdigate on Tuesday, August 5, meeting at 7pm in the car park of the Six Bells pub, Newdigate, and going over farmland, with an optional drink or meal afterwards.

BT fined for dodgy road resurfacing

This Is Local London:

2:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BT has been fine more than £8,000 for dodgy road repairs after it had relaid cables.

Knife crime and domestic violence are key priorities for Croydon's new borough commander

This Is Local London:

2:02pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Restoring confidence in the police, tackling domestic violence and working with the council and other service providers will be the main priorities of Croydon’s new top cop.

Death of 'experienced' cyclist unexplained

This Is Local London: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The circumstances surrounding the death of an “experienced” cyclist and “extremely popular” doctor remain unclear following an inquest.

Catford rapper ShaoDow follows in footsteps of Dr Dre

This Is Local London:

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Fiercly independent Catford rapper ShaoDow has taken a leaf out of Dr Dre’s book by selling a line of headphones.

Pupils take a trip down memory lane for school's anniversary

This Is Local London:

1:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Pupils took a trip down memory lane as they celebrated eight decades of their school with a special party.

Fears over future of youth carers project

This Is Local London:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The future of a project supporting young carers is in doubt after months of delays with council funding.

Greenwich Council chief executive to retire - leaving £185,000 job up for grabs

This Is Local London:

1:16pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Greenwich Council's chief executive is following its former leader out the door after announcing she will retire in the autumn.

Fix My Street

Pavement Starting to Lift, 22nd July (link)

Fix My Street 5:05pm Tue 22 Jul 14

The newly relaid pavement outside 27 &33 Ormond Drive is starting to rise at the joints possibly due to thermal…

Disoriented sign, 21st July (link)

Fix My Street 10:42pm Mon 21 Jul 14

A 20mph / 30mph sign pair at the East end of Chestnut Grove has been turned by 90 degrees from its proper angle. The…

Speed cushion subsiding, 21st July (link)

Fix My Street 10:03pm Mon 21 Jul 14

The speed cushion on St Leonards Rd just after passing Queens Drive is subsiding resulting in a stepped impact as you…

Disintegrating hump, 21st July (link)

Fix My Street 9:58pm Mon 21 Jul 14

First hump from roundabout at thames ditton toward winters bridge is disintegrating on left side likely to shred a…

Damage to New Tree, 21st July (link)

Fix My Street 2:55pm Mon 21 Jul 14

The supports for a new tree, planted outside 44 Berrylands, have been damaged. Two poles that supported the tree have…

Orient fail to beat Gateshead in friendly (link)

This is Local London 9:23pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Leyton Orient could only manage a 0-0 draw in their friendly at Conference side Gateshead this evening. 

Orient boss Slade still keen to add to his squad (link)

This is Local London 2:39pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade wants to bring in another couple of players to boost their promotion challenge…

Association of Millwall Supporters want answers on Fulham ticketing problems (link)

This is Local London 4:20pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Millwall have confirmed they are looking into their ticketing system after fans were left frustrated when trying to…

Hammers begin New Zealand tour with Phoenix defeat (link)

This is Local London 11:18am Wed 23 Jul 14

West Ham began their tour of New Zealand with a 2-1 defeat against Wellington Phoenix this morning.

Warburton: Brentford only want more quality in squad (link)

This is Local London 8:40am Wed 23 Jul 14

Brentford boss Mark Warburton says he will only add more players to his squad if they are good enough.

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