Triple exam success for St Helen's sisters

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9:50am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

IT’S been a summer of hard work, followed by celebration, for the Orloff family this year.

Parents in first public appeal to missing Hanwell girl Alice Gross

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10:28am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THE parents of missing 14-year-old Alice Gross from Hanwell have released an emotional appeal for her return.

Woman critical and child injured after knife attack

This Is Local London:

7:55am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A woman is fighting for her life after being stabbed in an attack which also left a six-year-old child injured.

High levels of child exploitation reports in Waltham Forest

This Is Local London:

12:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police and council claim figures prove their approach is working.

VIDEO: CCTV released of shoplifter

This Is Local London:

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A shoplifter has been caught on camera stealing from a phone shop in Leyton. 

Parking 'mayhem' at Tesco housing development

This Is Local London:

7:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Residents paying for parking permits claim they are forced to park in unsafe area half-a-mile away due to a lack of spaces.

Free Education Yearbook in Thursday's Guardian

This Is Local London:

9:38am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Free guide to education and training across East London and West Essex.

Gatwick in two-horse race for expansion after Boris Island ruled out

This Is Local London: Image of how Gatwick would look with a second runway

9:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The race to secure backing for airport expansion is down to two after “Boris Island” was ruled out.

Boy, 12, hit by falling shopping trolley in Thamesmead

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12:08pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A 12-year-old boy was hospitalised after being hit by a falling shopping trolley in Thamesmead.

VIDEO: Giant hippo passes through Thames Barrier

This Is Local London:

3:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A giant hippo is making its way through the Thames Barrier this afternoon.

Practice Teddington RNLI rescue mission planned for Kingston Bridge tonight

This Is Local London:

5:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Tonight a boat will crash into Kingston riverside, injuring several passengers on board - but fear not, it is only a training session for the RNLI life boat crew.

Greenwich Council gives Crossrail construction works the thumbs up

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5:35pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Construction works for the £160 million Woolwich Crossrail was yesterday approved by Greenwich Council.

Health care staff help test new A&E

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5:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Doctors, nurses and ambulance staff have all been taking part in clinical simulation days at a new accident and emergency department.

Knitting great-grandmother would 'go crazy' without hobby

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A great-grandmother who has knitted thousands of poppies, scarves and teddy bears for charity says she would “go crazy” without her beloved hobby.

Ikea Greenwich could face legal challenge

This Is Local London: Greenwich Ikea - a retail boost or a traffic disaster?

5:22pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Campaigners fighting plans for a huge new Ikea store at Greenwich are considering legal action - but need to raise the funds first.

Parent group 'let down' as council opts against new primary school

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5:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A group of parents are at loggerheads with Enfield Borough Council after it was revealed a disused secondary school will become a special needs school.

Man's shock as drone crash-lands in his garden

This Is Local London:

5:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A Carshalton-man thought he had woken up 100 years in the future, when a drone came crashing down into his garden.

Man arrested over Cumberland Road brothel

This Is Local London:

5:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of allowing a house in Wood Green to used for prostitution.

Man tackles Kilimanjaro for charity

This Is Local London:

5:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man is busy preparing to fulfil a lifelong ambition – and climb Mount Kilimanjaro.

One round of IVF for Merton couples to be paid for by health bosses

This Is Local London:

4:42pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Women 42-years-old or younger trying for a baby can now get one round of IVF paid for by health bosses.

Poets win First World War themed competition

This Is Local London:

4:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Talented writers impressed with their poetry in a First World War themed competition.

PICTURES: Buster the dog finds loving new Welling home after appeal

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4:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Buster the dog - the longest staying resident at Battersea Dogs Home's Brands Hatch centre - has found a loving new home, making best friends with a three-year-old girl.

Kingston police help six-year-old cancer patient tick off 'bucket list'

This Is Local London:

4:24pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Malachi Tyler - who was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour when he was just 15 months - had always wanted to arrest someone and visit a police cell.

VIDEO: Dartford Market moves this week

This Is Local London:

4:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Dartford Council is reminding people about the Thursday’s Market’s move this week with a video featuring the traders themselves.

Spurs caught up in row over £17.5 million policing bill

This Is Local London: But the club confirmed to the Haringey Independent that the one-tier 'Kop-style' stand, depicted in earlier designs, remains part of its plans

4:16pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is caught up in a London-wide row with the Met over the cost of policing football matches.

Start date for work on Eastcote House Gardens

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4:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WORK to enhance Eastcote House Gardens begins this week following a successful bid by Hillingdon Council to the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund for £1.28m.

Cray Wanderers to star in huge Thai documentary

This Is Local London:

4:02pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Cray Wanderers is to star in a football documentary produced by one of Thailand’s biggest television broadcasters.

Steel pan band play among the vegetables

This Is Local London:

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A steel pan band ended up playing among the vegetables at an allotment open day.

Manager selected for Scene's cinema

This Is Local London:

4:06pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Nine-screen cinema to open in November.

Resident's outrage as car flips on 'blind bend' in Sidcup

This Is Local London:

4:16pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A car has overturned in Sidcup - injuring two people.

Update: Neighbours rally round to stop closure of much-loved coffee shop

This Is Local London:

1:40pm Monday 1st September 2014

Owners Stephen and Adele Theron said they will fight the plan.

Lane closed in Kingston one-way system following gas leak

This Is Local London: Today is the 50th anniversary of Kingston's one-way system. Was it worth it?

3:51pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A section of Kingston's one way system has been closed today following the discovery of a gas leak.

Solar panel plans on green belt set to be refused

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4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Plans to carve up a chunk of green belt land and turn it into a solar panel field are set to be rejected.

Tea merchant scoops top awards for blends in 'food and drink Oscars'

This Is Local London:

3:31pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Talisman Teas picked up gold medals for some of its Chinese teas.

Lewisham Hospital nurse 'who liked big bottoms pulled down colleague's skirt'

This Is Local London:

4:03pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A Lewisham Hospital nurse who was a self-confessed fan of ‘big bottoms’ pulled down his colleague’s skirt, called another a ‘brainless cow’ and refused to collect post-operative patients, a tribunal heard today.

Streets abuzz with spirit carnival

This Is Local London:

3:20pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Streets were buzzing with the spirit of carnival as children with special needs took part in a  procession.

Charity founder hopes for more volunteers

This Is Local London:

3:23pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The founder of a charity giving disabled people the freedom to visit a town centre has thanked the Harrow Times for its coverage.

Elderly woman rescued from river after falling while walking the plank

This Is Local London:

3:03pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Firefighters and an ambulance are at the Hogsmill River after an elderly woman fell in while walking a plank.

UPDATE: Man arrested after suspected drugs incident in Lowfield Street, Dartford

This Is Local London:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug offences, burglary and electricity theft in a condemned property in Dartford.

Woman takes on 13,000ft sky dive for charity

This Is Local London:

2:44pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A woman took the plunge as she dropped from 13,000ft in the name of charity.

The Children's Trust unveils ambitious new strategy to expand its services

This Is Local London:

2:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A leading children’s charity has unveiled ambitious plans to expand its services across the country - a move which will require it to raise £10m a year in donations by 2017.

Police chief shortlisted for national 'inspiring individual' award

This Is Local London: Haringey Borough Commander Victor Olisa with Martin Ward, aged 13, and Gerry Willmott, HPCBC club secretary

2:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Haringey Police borough commander Victor Olisa has been shortlisted for a national award.

'Ugly' hotel expected to boost economy

This Is Local London:

2:02pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The controversial 14-storey Travelodge has transformed the Walthamstow skyline.

Shopper finds 'Free Palestine' note on Deptford cash machine fiver

This Is Local London:

1:46pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A shopper was surprised to find a ‘free Palestine’ message printed onto a five pound note he had been issued from a Deptford cash machine.

7 things to see at upcoming Greenwich Tall Ships Festival

This Is Local London: Greenwich Council leader's £10,000 French tall ships visit branded 'ridiculous jolly'

1:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

More than 50 vessels are racing from Falmouth to the Isle of Wight before they reach Greenwich for the Tall Ships Festival - billed as the biggest such event on the Thames for 25 years.

Breaking news Debenhams in Sutton High Street closed for filming of 2014 Christmas advert

This Is Local London:

2:31pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Debenhams in the St Nicholas Centre is closed today for the filming of the store’s annual Christmas advert.

Man rescues woman being sexually assaulted in shop doorway

This Is Local London:

1:14pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police are keen to find a man who rescued a young woman who was being sexually assaulted by a mini-cab driver.

Union moves into new headquarters

This Is Local London:

1:13pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The largest union in the borough has officially moved into its new headquarters in the heart of Harrow.

PICTURED: Another car ends up on its roof - this time in Dartford

This Is Local London:

1:06pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Another car ended up on its roof yesterday - this time in Dartford.

PICTURED: Donkeys race for good causes in Danson Park, Bexleyheath

This Is Local London:

1:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Speedy donkeys bought some smiles to Bexleyheath over the weekend.

Fix My Street

Handrail lighting on ferry road footbridge, 26th August (link)

Fix My Street 10:24pm Tue 26 Aug 14

The handrail lights on the teddington side of the footbridge are not working again. They were fixed , but now have…

Pothole and water leak, 26th August (link)

Fix My Street 9:34am Tue 26 Aug 14

Water continues to issue from the road at the junction of Traps Lane and the Chesters. The running water has damaged…

Non working streetlamp, 24th August (link)

Fix My Street 10:50pm Sun 24 Aug 14

The large streetlight on the Ham side by the steps that lead off the bridge over the river is not working and hasn't…

Blocked drain cover, 24th August (link)

Fix My Street 2:13pm Sun 24 Aug 14

The drain cover between 2 Buxton Drive and the drop kerb for the garage for 32 Traps Lane has 9 sections, 8 of which…

Fly tipping, 23rd August (link)

Fix My Street 8:54am Sat 23 Aug 14

An old car dashboard has been dumped on the footpath between Dolphin Close and The Crescent. Nearest road to the pin…

Orient dump Posh out of Johnstone's Paint Trophy (link)

This is Local London 9:25pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Leyton Orient dumped holders Peterborough United out of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy after an impressive 3-2 win…

Peterborough United v Leyton Orient preview (link)

This is Local London 10:48am Tue 2 Sep 14

Leyton Orient face a trip to Johnstone's Paint Trophy holders Peterborough United in the first round of the…

Song will be a big player for West Ham - Reid (link)

This is Local London 6:16pm Tue 2 Sep 14

West Ham United defender Winston Reid believes new signing Alex Song will be a “big player” for the Hammers…

Midfielder reunited with old boss Holloway at Millwall (link)

This is Local London 5:10pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Transfer deadline day might be over but it didn’t stop Millwall snapping up free agent Angel Martinez this…

Corinthian Casuals: Howard fumes over injury time penalty heartbreak (link)

This is Local London 3:06pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Kingstonian will host Horsham in the FA Cup first qualifying round, but angry Corinthian Casuals boss Matt Howard…

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