LiveNews Shopper live news updates for Thursday May 1

First published in News
Last updated

This live event has finished


  • Follow our live news updates for May 1
  • If you have any news for your area call our newsroom on 01689 885703
  • Email your stories and pictures to
  • Follow us on Twitter @newsshopper
  • Like our page at


OK, we're now wrapping up our live updates for today. Hope you've found it useful, and thanks for joining us.

See our news section for all the latest stories

Follow us on Twitter for regular updates

And like our Facebook page too as we post a lot of content on there as well.

Have a great evening.


There is slow traffic in Eltham after an accident and flooding in Kidbrooke this afternoon. Click here for more


This Is Local London: Neill Buchel

A 60-year-old Eltham man has been arrested following the murder of a Dagenham man whose body was found in a lake


This Is Local London: Beaverwood School in Beaverwood Road, Chislehurst

No further police action to be taken against pupils accused of alleged chemical attack at Beaverwood School in Chislehurst



This Is Local London: Well known Welling pub closes after Bexley Council revokes licence

No more Fanny on the Hill, after Bexley Council revokes licence of pub


This Is Local London: The G4S van driver was held up by a robber outside Natwest in Northumberland Heath.

Read about the robber jailed for opportunist cash box snatch



This Is Local London: Pesky fly tippers dump garden waste at Bexley beauty spot

Fly-tippers have blighted a Bexley beauty spot


This Is Local London: Anthony Nwabuotu outside of Bexley Magistrates' Court

A Bexley man has been cleared of assaulting a binman following a dispute over a rubbish lorry blocking a road.


This Is Local London: PICTURED: Fear of exploding gas cylinders as huge Greenwich fire closes Blackwall Tunnel Approach

Fire brigade says it expects to be on site in Greenwich until tomorrow morning while cylinders are cooled after blaze at motorbike repair shop


This Is Local London:

Imagine you are having a kick about with your mates when Christiano Ronaldo suddenly sprints into view and demands the ball. This will make football fans jealous ...


This Is Local London:

Teenager taken to hospital after 'stabbing' at a Lewisham school


This Is Local London:

Here is a selection of great ideas for how you could spend this bank holiday weekend


This Is Local London: Ballot box.JPG

How many O'Neills does it take to fight an election in Bexley? Four, it seems ... 


This Is Local London: A picture of the scene (by @Simon_R7)

Blackwall Tunnel reopens following fear of exploding gas cylinders in huge Greenwich fire but there is still queuing traffic and severe delays



This Is Local London: We apparently spend 10 years of our lives doing household chores

We're all a bunch of scrubbers ... did you know we spend 10 years of our lives doing boring household chores? Here are more stats about our cleaning habits


This Is Local London: Police appeal for information after Dartford speed camera set on fire

Police appeal after Dartford speed camera set on fire



This Is Local London: PICTURED: Fear of exploding gas cylinders as huge Greenwich fire closes Blackwall Tunnel Approach

London Fire Brigade says a hazard zone of 200m has been set up at the fire near Blackwall due to gas cyclinders in the workshop. Firefighters will be on site in Peterboat Close for much of the day.




This Is Local London: A CCTV picture (by @TfLTrafficNews)

Due to the fire in Greenwich, Blackwall Tunnel Approach Southbound closed, with long delays in the area. Latest travel news here


This Is Local London: Peaches Geldof 'died of heroin overdose'

Ahead of the inquest opening, it has been claimed Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose.


This Is Local London: Car all wrapped up in Bluewater car park

Did you read about this car at Bluewater which was photographed bizarrely wrapped in tape and film?


This Is Local London:

Thirty-five years and £13,000 in the making, a doting father has finally finished building a three storey, 13 room dolls house for his daughter. Read the full story here.


This Is Local London: A picture of the scene (by @SamCrispyyy2011)

Main news this morning is the huge fire in Greenwich which has closed Blackwall Tunnel Approach. Smoke is visible for miles around.

Email us or tweet your pics.


Good morning. Welcome to News Shopper's live updates for today. Follow this page throughout the day for the latest news, travel, weather and other snippets of information from our newsroom. Hope you find it useful.


Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree