Sports pitches falling into disrepair after cuts, say critics

This Is Local London: Kew Park Rangers: Angry about pitches

3:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Sports pitches in the borough have been allowed to deteriorate in the past year, critics have said.

Woman appears in court charged with manslaughter

This Is Local London: JAILED: David Young, 23, used his ex-girlfriend's accounts to buy himself takeaway food, mobile phone top-ups and accessories, and shoes and clothing.

3:00am Friday 25th April 2014

A woman has appeared in court charged with the manslaughter of a man found dead in a house in Weybridge last year.

Deputy demands apology after eldery get council tax demands from two councils

This Is Local London: Always the plan: Deputy leader Councillor Geoffrey Samuel

3:00am Friday 25th April 2014

A historical boundary mix-up left St Margarets residents scratching their heads after receiving council tax bills from Richmond and Hounslow this month.

Princess Alice Hospice seeking cyclists for night ride

This Is Local London: Ready to ride: Princess Alice Hospice wants your help

2:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Are you a keen cyclist and up to the challenge of riding through London in the depth of the night? Then Princess Alice Hospice is looking for you.

Pinkribbon offers fundraising advice for walkers

This Is Local London: Breast Cancer Care: Can you help?

2:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Walkers taking part in this year’s Pink Ribbonwalk for Breast Cancer Care have been given some expert fundraising tips from the charity.

Zac backs action on dangerous zebra crossing

This Is Local London: Taking action: Pupils and Zac Goldsmith with the petition

2:00am Friday 25th April 2014

School pupils have presented a petition to Zac Goldsmith MP, demanding a “dangerous” zebra crossing in Richmond be converted to traffic lights.

Merton election candidate and Ukip posterboy suspended after racist tweets emerge

This Is Local London: Ukip posterboy suspended after racist tweets emerge

7:57pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A Merton UKIP candidate has been suspended by the party after “extreme racist views” were posted on his Twitter feed.

Tania Clarence charged with murdering her three children at their home in New Malden

This Is Local London: Father Gary Clarence with twins Ben and Max, both 3. Their four year-old sister Olivia was also found dead

6:25pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Tania Clarence, 42, will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates Court tomorrow

Offensive social media posts after Petts Wood train death

This Is Local London: The scene at Petts Wood station yesterday morning

4:04pm Thursday 24th April 2014

News Shopper readers have reacted after a series of offensive tweets and social media comments followed the death of a woman hit by a train in Petts Wood yesterday.

VIDEO: Angry naked man in Hither Green

This Is Local London: VIDEO: Angry naked man in Hither Green

11:10am Thursday 24th April 2014

Bare-ly believable footage has been revealed of an angry naked man chasing a car in Hither Green and then attacking a punter at a nearby bookies.

Spurs winger says new college provides 'unbelievable opportunities'

This Is Local London: Andros Townsend with headteacher Deborah Ramm-Harpley and student ambassadors Ryan Button and Naomi Davis

7:46pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Tottenham Hotspur and England footballer Andros Townsend met prospective students of a new technical college this afternoon and says the set-up offers “unbelievable” opportunities to young people in the area.

'I am cut off from my family' - campaign for step free access at Mill Hill Broadway station

This Is Local London: 'I am cut off from my family' - campaign for step free access at Mill Hill Broadway station

5:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Campaigners fighting for step free access at a station say it will dramatically change the lives of its disabled users.

Chase Farm campaigner to stand as Councillor

This Is Local London: Kieran McGregor is standing for re-election and is keen to re-open services at Chase Farm Hospital

5:27pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A renowned campaigner for accident and emergency services will be running once more at the local elections next month.

WWI survivor celebrates 104th birthday

This Is Local London: Edith Mears (centre) with friends and staff at The Chantry care home in Chingford

5:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A survivor of both World Wars has celebrated her 104th birthday surrounded by friends and care home staff.

East Surrey Walkers' Outwood amble

5:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

East Surrey Walkers will hold a 3.5-mile walk at Outwood on Thursday, May 1, meeting at 10.30am in the car park of The Bell pub in Outwood, and going for an easy stroll with an optional lunch afterwards.

Free bike check up and security event announced

5:19pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Police officers and cycle specialists will be on hand to give people’s bikes a tune up for the summer.

Man arrested for drunkenness in Kingston

This Is Local London: The man was arrested close to the Cricketers pub, although he had not been inside

5:15pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A man has been arrested for being drunk and disorderly in Kingston this afternoon.

Putney man jailed for £1.25m cyber attack

This Is Local London: Lanre Mullins-Abudu has been sentenced to eight years in prison

4:43pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A 25-year-old man has been jailed for his role in a sophisticated cyber attack stealing more than £1.25m.

Nurses cleared of covering up dementia patient's disappearance

This Is Local London: Langley Oaks care home was opened by Croydon Council in 2010

4:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Three nurses have been cleared of letting an elderly dementia sufferer spend 12 hours alone outside overnight and covering up her disappearance.

Borough at your service - at click of a mouse

This Is Local London: Borough at your service - at click of a mouse

3:38pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MORE than 76,000 residents have already signed up to Hillingdon Council’s online system, allowing them round-the-clock access to more than 165 council services.

Hospital trust among worst performers in the country for A&E delays

This Is Local London: Northwick Park Hospital

3:37pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A hospital trust failed meet government targets for A&E waiting times and is one of the worst in the country for delays.

Challenge to get fit in 30 days in Bromley and Dulwich

This Is Local London: Julian Hitch. Picture by Solent News and Photos

3:39pm Thursday 24th April 2014

How much of a difference could you make to your fitness if you focussed on it for 30 days?

Firefighters to go on strike again over pensions dispute

This Is Local London: FBU president Alan McLean speaks to striking firefighters at protest in Kingston

3:42pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Firefighters will take part in further industrial action over pensions, the Fire Brigades Union has announced.

Parks across Bexley will be left open at night as council try to save £200,000 a year

This Is Local London: Danson Park is one of the open spaces which will no longer be locked at night from May.

3:51pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Parks and open spaces across Bexley will be left open at night from May as the council looks to save £200,000 a year.

Chemical waste removed from hospital road

This Is Local London: Whipps Cross Hospital

3:52pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A site near to Whipps Cross Hospital has been declared safe following an earlier investigation. 

Man killed in Mortlake stabbing related to Ralph Fiennes

This Is Local London: The Tapestry: Cordoned off by police yesterday

3:26pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A man killed after a stabbing in Mortlake was believed to be a relative of Oscar-nominated actor Ralph Fiennes.

'Let the people sing'

3:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

An Enfield choral group are inviting people to sing with them in their latest show.

Parents and staff 'devastated' as popular Chislehurst nursery to close

This Is Local London: While hi-tech toys are among favourites, there is still demand for traditional fun, such as craft toys and classic games

3:29pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Parents and staff have been left devastated as a popular Chislehurst nursery setup over 20 years ago has been left without a future.

Schoolboy chosen to promote breakfast clubs across London

3:11pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A Barnet schoolboy has been selected to help promote breakfast clubs in schools across the capital.

Lewisham teens take peace campaign to Downing Street

This Is Local London: Lewisham teens take peace campaign to Downing Street

3:25pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Youngsters from every Lewisham secondary school have taken their peace campaign to the very top - 10 Downing Street.

Praise from on high for St George's Healthcare NHS Trust

This Is Local London: St George's Hospital in Tooting

3:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

St George’s Healthcare NHS trust has been heaped with praise following a national inspection.

Dartford man denies paying for sexual favours of teenage girl

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2:41pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A Dartford man has appeared in court to deny paying for the sexual favours of a teenage girl.

Police angrily deny claims they failed to support Easter street party

This Is Local London: Chief Supt Olisa started his career in Surrey Police in 1982

2:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Haringey’s borough commander has angrily denied claims police are “too scared” to support large scale public events in Tottenham in the wake of the 2011 riots.

Plan for £1m centre 'best thing that's happened in Stone'

This Is Local London: Plans to build £1 million centre is "the best thing that's happened Stone"

2:11pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A plan to build a £1 million centre for youth groups on council land in Stone has been granted planning permission.

Record-breaking crowd sees history made at Lingfield Park racecourse

2:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A record-breaking crowd packed Lingfield Park racecourse on Good Friday to see history made in East Surrey.

Easter street party 'resounding success'

This Is Local London: A range of events and activities brought the High Road to life among a colourful array of Easter bonnets and costumes

1:57pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Hundreds of people enjoyed live music, games and street food at a colourful Easter Monday festival in Tottenham High Road.

UPDATE: Traffic grinds to standstill on A20 Swanley after vehicle hits bridge

This Is Local London: Courtesy of @Loonpotter

1:56pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A vehicle has hit a footbridge in Swanley today (April 24) and led to the closure of part of the A20 in Sidcup.

Dog attacks rise sparks summer alert

This Is Local London: Judge spares dog after it attacked pregnant woman in Colliers Wood

2:59pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The number of dog attacks which lead to hospital stays are on the rise, new figures suggest.

Endangered Blackheath playing fields set to be run by Community Teachsport

This Is Local London: Campaigners say time is running out to save sports field

1:25pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A Blackheath playing field once earmarked for a school will still be used for sports following a decision by councillors.

Children get creative at art activity day

This Is Local London: Children get creative art activity day

1:26pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Children and parents got their hands stuck into arty activities at a children’s centre.

Controversial traffic measures approved despite objections

This Is Local London: Residents kept in the dark over public consultation

1:20pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Controversial plans for traffic calming measures along a heavily-congested road have been approved.

Police search for court absconder

This Is Local London: Have you seen Parmod Kumer?

1:14pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Police are searching Potters Bar for a wanted man who failed to turn up to a court hearing.

Lewisham Greens London 420 join pro-cannabis rally

This Is Local London: DANGER DRUGS: Brighton police fear cannabis is being laced with heroin

1:14pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Giving a new meaning to their party's name, Lewisham Greens joined a pro-cannabis rally in Hyde Park at the weekend.

Big name celebrities line up for Soccer Six at Charlton

This Is Local London: The X Factor team were the winners of the tournament

1:16pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Glamour fixtures may be few and far between for Charlton Athletic these days but big names are heading to The Valley.

Stolen mobile phone returned to owner after being spotted on eBay

This Is Local London: Pictures of Lily Beswick on Clair's mobile phone

1:11pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A stolen mobile phone found its way back to its owner after being spotted for sale on eBay.

Tribute for world renowned dancer who died in Norbury house fire

This Is Local London: An elderly man died on Saturday after a fire broke out in his house in Norbury Crescent, Norbury

1:38pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A world-renowned dancer who died in a fire last week has been called a true gentleman by his daughter.

Men accused of tampering with Wimbledon cash machine

This Is Local London: Police hunt gang after cash machine blown out

3:36pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Two men have appeared in court accused of planning to tamper with a cash machine

'It can be the start of things to come'

This Is Local London: Costas Georgiou, chairman of Green Lanes Business Association is delighted at agreement of a new clock tower

12:55pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Palmers Green is set to welcome a new landmark after an Enfield Borough Council planning committee approved a new clock to be built.

Special dogs that can change a person's life

This Is Local London: Hearing Dogs was launched at Crufts 30 years ago

12:52pm Thursday 24th April 2014

HEARING Dogs for Deaf People are looking for kind-hearted people willing to volunteer at community fund-raising events.

Croydon College accused of racial discrimination by lecturer

This Is Local London: Toby Otober worked as a lecturer at Croydon College

1:09pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Croydon College is being accused of racial discrimination by a lecturer who claims he was overlooked for a job because he is black.

Fix My Street

Pothole in road, 23rd April (link)

Fix My Street 1:59pm Wed 23 Apr 14

A308 London Road Westbound just past Albert Road. There is a long pothole/crack across the road lane which is a danger…

Road surface breaking up at junction, 21st April (link)

Fix My Street 9:31pm Mon 21 Apr 14

Once again, the road surface is breaking up at this junction. Evidently using thin tiles on concrete was not a good…

Fly tipping, 21st April (link)

Fix My Street 11:45am Mon 21 Apr 14

Fly tipped rubbish by the entrance to the cemetary. Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated…

Loose plank on bridge at Charter Quay, 21st April (link)

Fix My Street 10:43am Mon 21 Apr 14

One of the planks on the footbridge at Charter Quay has come loose Nearest road to the pin placed on the map…

Pot hole, 17th April (link)

Fix My Street 1:48pm Thu 17 Apr 14

Large potholes Shalston Villas/Ewell Road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing…

Leyton Orient boosted after extending loan of Everton midfielder Lundstram (link)

This is Local London 3:00pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Leyton Orient have received a boost after Everton midfielder John Lundstram extended his loan at the club until the…

Hammers keeper Howes gets England call (link)

This is Local London 11:14am Thu 24 Apr 14

West Ham United keeper Sam Howes has been called into the England Under-17 squad for their European Championship…

Wolves boss insists Orient's Russell Slade is the manager of the season (link)

This is Local London 10:50am Thu 24 Apr 14

Wolves’ championship-winning boss Kenny Jackett believes Russell Slade has been the best manager in League 1 by…

Orient boss claims play-off rivals will want to face the O's (link)

This is Local London 9:40am Thu 24 Apr 14

Russell Slade claims the three other contenders will want to face Orient in the play-offs but insists his side are…

Bircham wants maximum haul against QPR and Bournemouth (link)

This is Local London 4:44pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Millwall first team coach Marc Bircham is targeting six points from the two remaining fixtures to keep the club in…

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