Cheers to beer festival

This Is Local London:

5:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

Glasses were raised as pub-goers celebrated a beer festival in Potters Bar.

Sunset Cinema is coming to a high street near you

This Is Local London:

5:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

The Sunset Cinema is making a return to Sutton High Street.

VIDEO: Teachers sing farewell to their pupils with Celtic blessing

This Is Local London:

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Year 6 pupils at St Andrew's and St Mark's junior school were expecting the usual arrangement - sharing their memories of their time at the school.

Crunch time looms for Sutton Life Centre

This Is Local London: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg officially opened the Sutton Life Centre on October 27, 2010.

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Crunch time is coming for a controversial community centre after figures revealed the scale of its losses.

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".

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Man pleads guilty to possessing throwing knives and an air pistol outside Waitrose

This Is Local London:

11:45am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 31-year-old man has pleaded guilty to physically assaulting a man in his 20s for racial or religious motivations outside a Wimbledon Waitrose.

Record entries as Merton Best Business Awards finalists announced

This Is Local London:

11:42am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Dozens are celebrating after being announced as finalists in Merton Best Business Awards.

Nursery closed over Ofsted 'safeguarding' investigation

This Is Local London:

11:31am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A spokesman for Active Learning Kingston in Victoria Road said only that it had informed parents by email and in person last night about today's indefinite closure.

Tolworth newsagent which sold two bottles of vodka to a 14-year-old loses its licence

This Is Local London:

11:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Police asked councillors to review the licence after a 14-year-old boy was sold vodka.

Pony meets children for end of term treat

This Is Local London:

11:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A pony trotted into a nursery school to meet children as a special end of term treat.

Man in his 20s treated for chest injuries at Mitcham crash scene

This Is Local London:

9:54am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man in his 20s was treated for chest injuries following a collision between a car and a motorbike this morning.

War weapons and medals stolen in Sutton burglary

This Is Local London:

9:31am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Antique weapons and war medals were stolen in a break-in at a collector's home last month.

First World War remembrance service

This Is Local London: Poppy Fields and Poetry

9:11am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A remembrance service to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War will take place this weekend.

Parents of cyclist killed in Raynes Park crash pay tribute to 'lovely, kind' son

This Is Local London:

7:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A grieving New Malden family have paid tribute to their "entrepreneurial" youngest child who loved doing up old motorbikes.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to question about a sexual assault on Merton night bus

This Is Local London:

6:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Husband who assaulted wife at tram stop in Mitcham must do unpaid work and pay fine

This Is Local London: Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in Alexandra Road

6:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The hearing was held at Wimbledon Magistrates Court

Young author from Carshalton looking for help in turning Jolly Jim the explorer into a reality

This Is Local London:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A young author and animator is appealing for help turning his idea to teach children about wildlife into a reality.

Charity asks parents to take survey on child mental health services

This Is Local London: SC/KIN Kingston Council under fire for 'failing to safeguard children'

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Together's consultation is designed to gauge both undiagnosed issues and those already being treated, including emotional distress.

Appeal to trace family of man after plaque found in abandoned boys' club

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A father who found a “beautiful” plaque in an abandoned boys’ club is trying to trace the family of the man it was dedicated to.

Quiz: How well do you know Barnet?

This Is Local London: Architects have proposed removing the iconic spires after which the High Barnet shopping centre is named

5:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

How many people in Barnet have children? What proportion of people in Finchley are Jewish? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

Missing Mitcham pensioner John Gilgeours found safe and well

This Is Local London:

4:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Missing smartly dressed pensioner was found safe and well.

UPDATE: Police confirm woman hit by train was from Wimbledon

This Is Local London:

3:43pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A 51-year-old woman who died at Wimbledon Station yesterday morning after being hit by a fast train was from Wimbledon police have confirmed.

Children perform on West End stage

This Is Local London:

3:29pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Children had a taste of the glitz and glamour of the West End when they helped raise money for charities.

Cyclist who died in Raynes Park collision named as New Malden man

This Is Local London:

3:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A cyclist who died after being hit by a car has been named as New Malden man Patrick Cullinan.

TIMELAPSE VIDEO: New Hackbridge junction brings sense of community and safety, planners say

This Is Local London:

2:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Planners say a new-look road layout will make a suburb safer and give it a better sense of community.

Have your say on Wimbledon to Sutton Tramlink extension as four possible routes are revealed

This Is Local London:

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Four new routes a tram link between Sutton and Wimbledon could take have been revealed - and you can have your say on them.

VIDEO: Student film promoting gender equality broadcast to political leaders at UK's Girl Summit

This Is Local London:

1:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A video made by students to promote gender equality will be broadcast to political leaders, celebrities and campaigners from around the world today as they gather for the UK's Girl Summit.

Good Ofsted result for new Jewish school

This Is Local London:

1:20pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A school has a bright future ahead after it received a good rating in its first ever inspection.

Photographers capture spectacular lightning strike over Surbiton

This Is Local London:

12:41pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Emma Bridgeman snapped this spectacular lightning strike above Surbiton at about 3am last Friday.

Dramatic collapse of Tulisa drugs trial could affect Colliers Wood man Leon Anderson 'stung in dry run' by fake sheikh

This Is Local London: Joel Andrews admitted his crime at Southwark Crown Court

12:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Crown Prosecution Service assessing the case after collapse of singer's trial yesterday.

Scout leader took his own life after child porn arrest

This Is Local London: Coroner Andrew Walker said the reasons for the young man's death will forever remain a mystery

12:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A man who was arrested for downloading indecent images of children hanged himself, an inquest heard today.

Man admits having kitchen knife and imitation revolver in public

This Is Local London: Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in Alexandra Road

12:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Arash Falahati, 21, of Kestrel Close, Kingston, pleaded guilty at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court this morning.

Daniel Dutfield appears in court after death of pregnant 22-year-old girlfriend Jessica Fenner at baby shower

This Is Local London:

11:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Daniel Dutfield did not enter a plea at the hearing at Croydon Crown Court.

Director appeals for return of stolen filmmaking equipment and footage

This Is Local London:

11:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The director of a community film project telling the story of the River Wandle has released an '"urgent plea" for the return of film footage after camera equipment and a storage card were stolen.

Dying woman remarries her husband after exposure to asbestos at Battersea Power Station

This Is Local London: Battersea Power Station evacuated and trains halted after gas leak

11:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Three days before she died Hazel Badgery was told by solicitors her claim against Battersea Power Station had been admitted

Campaigners will continue protesting until mayor has 'integrity' to resign

This Is Local London:

11:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Campaigners have vowed to protest at the majority of Barnet Mayor Hugh Rayner’s events until he has the “integrity” to resign over claims he is a rogue landlord.

Co-Operative store re-opened after suspected gas leak from a fridge

This Is Local London:

11:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The emergency services attended the store in Grand Drive, Raynes Park after reports of a gas leak.

Latest figures show a sharp drop in number of people out of work in Merton

This Is Local London:

10:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The number of adults claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in the borough has fallen in the last few months according to new figures.

VIDEO: Bike belonging to four-time triathlon champion stolen from office

This Is Local London:

9:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Ironman veteran Chrissie Wellington said her Cannondale Slice was taken at the weekend from an office in Oakcroft Road, Chessington.

Hetty Feather team to bring Romeo and Juliet to the Rose Theatre Kingston

This Is Local London:

9:14am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Star director Sally Cookson is returning to the Rose Theatre next spring with a new production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, writes Fiona Parker.

Missing girl returns home after Sutton Guardian appeal

This Is Local London: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

9:06am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A teenager who went missing from her home in Sutton has returned after her friends saw appeals on this website.

Volunteers collect 25 bags of cans and bottles in Mitcham Common clean-up

This Is Local London:

6:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Volunteers gave up their time to litter pick in Mitcham.



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