Live music, food and hay bales entertain festival-goers at Beer by the River event

This Is Local London:

10:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

The event was hosted by Sambrook's and the National Trust

Protest following strike announcement by care workers

This Is Local London:

9:44am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A protest took place following the announcement of a strike.

Train faults lead to disruption to rush hour commuters on First Capital Connect services

This Is Local London: First Capital Connect 'deeply regret' welfare failures after train break-down

9:20am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Some services cancelled this morning.

Group to combat teen unemployment to give out tips

This Is Local London: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

9:10am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A newly formed group to help combat unemployment across Barnet will be meeting young people in Edgware.

Action against cannabis week launched

This Is Local London:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Awareness and action against cannabis and human trafficking will be top of the agenda for police in Hertsmere this week.

Top detective given rare award for bringing violent professional criminal to justice

This Is Local London:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Detective Inspector Dan O’Sullivan of Merton CID was highly praised for his work leading to the imprisonment of Morden man Dean Andrew Gray.

Doctors not at fault for Chessington pensioner's death at Kingston Hospital

This Is Local London: Heart problems: Mrs Wheeler died at Kingston Hospital

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A woman with respiratory problems died at Kingston Hospital after her newly-inserted breathing tube shifted, an inquest has heard.

Kingston Council's new online parking shop 'a mess'

This Is Local London: PERMIT ZONES: Changes to residents' parking zones to help tradespeople and visitors (file picture)

4:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A former councillor and soon to be honorary alderman says: "Even I cannot prove to the parking shop who I am and where I live".

Proposals for depot in Pinkham Way

This Is Local London: Connaught vans parked in the Mill Hill council depot

11:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

Proposals for a depot in Pinkham Way are being looked at.

Mother raises money for 'wonderful' neonatal unit

This Is Local London:

5:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

A mother who had two premature babies is holding a charity sale to say thank you to the “wonderful” hospital unit that saved their lives.

VIDEO: Amateur dramatics group nominate MP Edward Davey for ice bucket challenge

This Is Local London: Captain Hook takes to the stage in Hook for St Paul's Players

5:26pm Monday 1st September 2014

An amateur dramatics group has braved the ice bucket challenge for charity – and nominated Kingston and Surbiton MP Edward Davey as the next challenger.

Car crash during rush hour

This Is Local London: Boris Johnson outlines £30 billion proposal to transform London roads including North Circular

3:55pm Monday 1st September 2014

A car crashed into a van during rush hour this morning.

Wimbledon Guardian thanked by police chief after burglary CCTV appeal success

This Is Local London: Chief Supt Stuart Macleod, borough commander of Merton

4:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

Two 17-year-old boys were charged with non-residential burglary following the appeal.

Chief sub gets muddy for mencap

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

The Sutton Guardian's own chief sub-editor Gary O'Connell got down and dirty as part of a squad of dedicated charity supporters out to fund-raise in aid of Sutton Mencap.

AFC Wimbledon fans involved in 'dispute' on train home from match

This Is Local London: AFC Wimbledon

3:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

Police were called to reports of a fight on a Surbiton to London Waterloo train.

Extra police patrols after terror threat raised to 'severe'

This Is Local London:

3:33pm Monday 1st September 2014

Extra police patrols have been dispatched to stations across Barnet after the national terror level threat was raised to severe.

University student's business idea lands her £600

This Is Local London:

3:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

A university student has won a competition after pitching her business idea selling therapy products.

Pensioner Gloria Foster found dying on her bed after being left for nine days by carers

This Is Local London: Gloria Foster, 81, went nine days without food or water

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

The 81-year old widow's inquest heard her GP tried unsuccessfully to visit her but had not been told by the council her care company had been raided by immigration and was closed

Children's summer club comes to an end

This Is Local London:

2:42pm Monday 1st September 2014

A programme which kept children entertained during the summer holidays has come to an end.

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.

Kingston Conservative councillor resigns over health issues

This Is Local London:

1:22pm Monday 1st September 2014

A by-election will be held in Kingston's Tudor ward, after a long serving councillor resigned this morning due to ill health.

Men arrested for selling fake and deadly drugs

This Is Local London:

12:57pm Monday 1st September 2014

Detectives investigating the sale of millions of fake and fatal medicines to people across the world have made arrests in Barnet.

Actors and directors heartbroken as Sutton's theatres face curtain call

This Is Local London:

12:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

Council plans to shut down all of Sutton’s theatres have been met by a wave of opposition from the arts community, with one actor describing the move as ‘heart-breaking’.

Empty properties to be brought back into use

This Is Local London: Neighbours oppose plans to turn house into flats

12:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

Empty properties will be brought back into use.

Volunteers ship disabled children and teenagers to games

This Is Local London:

11:10am Monday 1st September 2014

Volunteers helped young disabled athletes get to a sporting event where they competed against teams from across the world.

Mitcham man in court after van hijack

This Is Local London: Kelly Baker, from Tadworth, pleaded guilty at Guildford Crown Court

10:06am Monday 1st September 2014

Stephen Foster, 48, of Carisbrooke Road, Mitcham has been charged with conspiracy to rob and conspiracy to kidnap.

Fitness sessions for over 50s

This Is Local London: Highbridge fitness challenge

10:03am Monday 1st September 2014

Free fitness sessions will take place for people aged over 50.

Art show for charity

This Is Local London:

9:06am Monday 1st September 2014

Musicians, artists and actors will perform in a show to raise cash for children with cerebral palsy and adults with learning disabilities.

Could you become a councillor?

This Is Local London: Everything you need to know about voting in Hertsmere today

5:10am Monday 1st September 2014

People who want to make a difference to their community are invited to become councillors.

Kingston Council leader pledges to clean up borough's pigeon poo problem

This Is Local London:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

The leader of Kingston Council has promised to act to clean up the borough’s long-standing problem of pigeon poo under railway bridges.

Free music courses

This Is Local London: Sheet music

2:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Free music courses are on offer.

Salon to raise money for cancer

This Is Local London: Sale street collection raises £350 for Cancer Research UK

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A hairdressing salon is taking part in a national campaign to raise money for cancer.

Brothers visit all 270 tube stations in record time to fund holiday for sick children

This Is Local London:

9:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Brothers determined to give their cousin's poorly children a luxury holiday raised almost £3,000 after visiting all 270 London Underground stations in one day.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

This Is Local London: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Unsung Hero: Woman who became Fircroft Trust's Surbiton shop manager 'by accident'

This Is Local London:

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

We meet the manager behind one of Surbiton's most popular - and well-stocked - charity shops.

Interview with rock and roll orchestra The 286 lead singer Spencer Hannabuss

This Is Local London:

6:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

Fusing rock and pop with classical music and rock and roll orchestra, The 286 is coming to the Colour House Theatre to play their hits from a new EP.

Vintage Kingston: visitors' guide riddled with mistakes leaves tourism chiefs red-faced

This Is Local London: Vintage Kingston: December 7 1963: French exchange teachers ejected for shoplifting

5:30am Sunday 31st August 2014

An error-strewn visitor's guide caused embarrassment for Kingston tourism bosses 10 years ago.

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: 'It's all about cramming things in'

This Is Local London: Busy mum: Angellica Bell.

5:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

This week, the One Show presenter reflects on the busyness of life.

Ceremony stays on dry land for RNLI-themed wedding

This Is Local London:

3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

An RNLI volunteer was treated to a guard of honour from his crew mates when he tied the knot last weekend.

Beer by the River festival in full swing at Morden Park Hall

This Is Local London:

3:12pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Beer by the River is in full flow at Morden Park Hall this afternoon, with food, live music, and family activities accompanying the plentiful supply of ale.

Still plenty of time to visit Arts in the Park at Fairfields

This Is Local London:

1:39pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Arts in the Park festival is underway throughout today, where you can enjoy live music, theatre, and stand-up comedy.

Cash for new showers in football club

This Is Local London: Conference football. Picture: Action Images

1:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Footballers who get muddy on the field will be able to shower in their new changing rooms after being given a grant.

Care workers announce strike dates

This Is Local London:

11:15am Saturday 30th August 2014

Care workers have announced two strike dates over a pay cut.

Council tax con-artists target people in Sutton

This Is Local London:

8:50am Saturday 30th August 2014

Conmen have been carrying out a sophisticated council tax scam across Sutton, by trying to dupe people into thinking they are owed money by the council.

Children spend last few days of summer at farm

This Is Local London:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Children have spent the last few precious days of their summer holidays by getting to know their four-legged friends in a farm.

Twin Atlantic head to Kingston for 'ultra-special' mystery gig

This Is Local London:

5:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Secrecy surrounds the Scottish quartet's appearance in Kingston next week.

Hampton Court Food Festival attracts thousands of foodies

This Is Local London:

2:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

Foodies flocked in their thousands to the first BBC Good Food festival at Hampton Court this bank holiday weekend.

Voice your concerns about crime in the Merton annual safety survey

This Is Local London:

12:30pm Saturday 30th August 2014

People in Merton are urged to voice their concerns about crime through an annual safety survey.

Sutton Community Farm receives £10,000 funding

This Is Local London:

11:38am Saturday 30th August 2014

The Mayor of London's Office is ploughing £10,000 into Sutton Community Farm, as part of a grassroots project to help out-of-work Londoners.

Save Kingston Carnival campaign gathers momentum as supporters announce former Specials frontman will play alternative gig

This Is Local London: Neville Staple

11:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

Former Specials frontman Neville Staple will be appearing in Kingston this September - despite the cancellation of the Kingston Carnival.



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