'Overkill' - concern after supermarket given permission to sell alcohol

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5:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Neighbours have been left concerned about plans to sell alcohol in a supermarket which they fear will become a magnet for anti-social behaviour.

Worcester Park railway bridge looking miles better after a lick of paint

This Is Local London:

5:05pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

One of the main entrances to Sutton has finally been given a facelift after years of negotiation between Network Rail and the council.

Hackbridge lollipop lady allowed to stick around

This Is Local London:

5:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Parents preparing their children to return to school will be delighted after Sutton Council confirmed a temporary lollipop lady post will continue at a controversial new road layout.

Police hunting for woman after two 'distressing' assaults at underground stations in south west London

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4:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Police are hunting a woman they suspect punched a teenager, racially abused a passenger and threatened to push her under a tube train.

Review: Top Hat dazzles with tap dancing and beautiful costumes at New Wimbledon Theatre

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Top Hat is a spectacular production for all the family.

Elderly tenants left 'trapped' as intercom system breaks

This Is Local London:

4:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Elderly tenants living in a block of flats claim they have been cut off from vital care services after their intercom system broke.

Care workers to decide whether to take strike action over pay dispute

This Is Local London: Tracey Lees

2:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Care workers are set to decide whether to take strike action after they failed to reach an agreement over how much they should be paid.

No-one claims kitten found meowing outside family's home

This Is Local London:

1:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The adorable kitten is at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home waiting to be re-homed.

Cat Hill squatters dealt eviction blow

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Squatters protesting against a controversial housing development are to be kicked off the site.

Seething Trycyclingathon rolls around again

This Is Local London:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

All rides start and end at Claremont Gardens, Surbiton, where food, music and a charity bar will be on offer to revitalise the weary.

Driver arrested after car destroys front porch

This Is Local London:

1:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after his car destroyed the front room of a house.

Missing 60-year-old Dr returns home safe and well

This Is Local London:

12:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 60-year-old man who went missing earlier this week has returned home safe and well.

Hospital to dish out parking fines

This Is Local London: Parking campaigner Derek Dishman, also known as Mr Mustard

12:27pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Plans to dish out hefty fines to hospital visitors who fail to pay for parking have been branded a “complete disaster”.

Pensioner hospitalised after cardiac arrest in Eden Street

This Is Local London:

11:50am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Paramedics were called to Eden Street shortly before 10am.

Landlord fined for renting out loft room

This Is Local London:

11:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A landlord has been fined for renting out a room that tenants had to crawl up stairs to reach.

Council officers investigating fix for uneven Wood Street paving

This Is Local London:

11:01am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The brick road surface in Wood Street, between John Lewis and the Bentall Centre, has been damaged over the years by bus traffic.

Driving instructor's car in smash

This Is Local London:

10:40am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A driving instructor’s car crashed through a wall after a collision with another car.

Family's long ordeal set to end with son's return following US terror sentence

This Is Local London:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

“I hope Theresa May will one day say sorry to my mum for the needless agony she caused her.”

'Vital' air ambulance to receive money

This Is Local London: The Herts Air Ambulance lands at Potters Bar Cricket Club on Tuesday for Go Red week.

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

An air ambulance service is set to receive £1,000.

New Malden convenience store in trouble over illegal worker

This Is Local London: The Kingston Borough Council has decided where the rubbish is collected at which times. However, are these feasible?

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A New Malden newsagent could lose its licence over an illegal worker.

'Epsom should merge with a London borough like Sutton', says councillor

This Is Local London:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Epsom and Ewell should become part of London and merge with another borough like Sutton, according to one of the market town's councillors.

Olivier Award winner joins Shakespeare's Globe for Midsummer Night's Dream at Rose Theatre

This Is Local London:

5:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Step into the dreamlike world of Theseus, Hyppolyta and Puck as Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre brings A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Kingston.

North Cheam and Worcester Park benefit from £2.4m facelift

This Is Local London:

A multi-million pound regeneration project has breathed new life into two retail areas.

A lot of skulduggery: 'They abandoned my brain'

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

An artist is appealing for help in saving a sculpture she made of a giant brain.

Motorcyclist in hospital after collision with car this afternoon

This Is Local London:

5:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Kingston Road was partially closed by police, but has since re-opened.

Family remember teenager who died in Marchioness Thames tragedy 25 years on

This Is Local London:

5:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The 19-year-old was helping a friend on board the tragic vessel when it sank in 1989.

Leading ear doctor accused of multiple sexual offences appears in court

This Is Local London:

5:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A respected doctor charged with a string of sexual offences has appeared in court.

Political spat between rival councillors heats up over solar panel figures

This Is Local London:

5:02pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A Tory environment spokesman who accused Merton Council of cooking-up inflated figures on solar panel investment was sent out-of-date figures by the coucil's chief executive, it has emerged.

Former Met Police officer from New Malden jailed for selling stories to The Sun

This Is Local London:

4:53pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A former police officer and Tiffin boy has been jailed for a year after he used his mother to sell stories to The Sun.

'Mindless' thugs who attacked woman and teenage girls jailed

This Is Local London:

4:20pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A pair of "mindless" thugs have been jailed for attacking a woman and two teenage girls at New Malden station.

'Zumbafest' to raise money for breast cancer

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

People are invited to take part in a special zumba event to raise money for charity.

Man carrying Samurai sword stopped by police who said it was ok

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A police spokesman said the sword-wielder stopped in Mitcham with the weapon over his shoulder must have had a 'reasonable excuse'

Cancer survival rates highest in Barnet

This Is Local London: Macmillan Coffee Morning

2:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Cancer survival rates in Barnet are amongst the highest in the country, according to statistics.

'Intolerable' - McDonald's drive-through to stay open 24 hours

This Is Local London:

1:51pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Anger has greeted plans to keep a fast food restaurant’s drive through open 24 hours a day.

Brave academic Paul Kohler chased violent burglars after brutal Wimbledon assault

This Is Local London:

12:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Paul Kohler said: "As they got the gaffer tape out to gaffer my mouth up, when they got the wooden cocktail cabinet door to bring it down on my head I thought ‘My God, this might be a murder.’"

Park celebrates 'astonishing' first year with party

This Is Local London:

12:20pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A community group celebrated the “astonishing” first year of the park they transformed into a hive of activity.

Commuters 'priced off trains' following latest inflation-busting rail fare rise

This Is Local London: Trains delayed due to engineering work

11:35am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Train fares will rise ahead of inflation for another year, the government has announced.

Changing face of the town centre: It is a good thing say business experts

This Is Local London:

11:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

The council and Love Wimbledon want to hear ideas for transforming the borough.

Man treated for smoke inhalation after 'hair straighteners' fire

This Is Local London:

11:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A man has been treated for smoke inhalation after hair straighteners caused a loft to go up in flames.

Arrests after police carry out drugs raids

This Is Local London:

11:20am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Dawn drugs raids have seen two men arrested this morning.

Changes to council tax bills

This Is Local London: Filed photo dated 18/09/12 of money as rent, council tax and utility bill arrears often have just as damaging an impact on people as payday loans, according to a new 'harm index' designed to reveal the depth of the stress and anguish caused by deb

11:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A consultation on how much people on low incomes should pay in council tax has been launched.

First Allied death to be commemorated

This Is Local London: Remembrance Day services in your area

10:28am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A ceremony to pay tribute to the first man who died in the Great War will be held.

Double rainbow brings splash of colour after torrential downpour

This Is Local London: Mobile Send Your News

9:13am Tuesday 19th August 2014

It is not quite the silver lining to a rain cloud – but the sun created this colourful double rainbow.

Fun day to raise money for homeless charity

This Is Local London:

9:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

People flocked to a fun day to raise money for a homelessness charity.

Archaeologists unearth medieval walls at Merton Priory Chapter House site

This Is Local London:

5:51pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Archaeologists exploring the foundations of the historic Merton Priory Chapter House have uncovered foundations of cloister walls.

Police search for missing 60-year-old

This Is Local London:

7:25am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A 60-year-old man has been reported missing since the weekend.

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

This Is Local London: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

6:00am Tuesday 19th 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.

"End of an era" for vibrant business hub as Wimbledon Studios is sold

This Is Local London:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A "mini-Soho" of tech businesses torn apart by the sale of Wimbledon Studios has said it will be "an end of an era" when they are evicted next month.

Sporting activities for disabled people

This Is Local London: rugby ball - cxz

5:10am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Disabled people can try new sports at a leisure centre.

Police helicopter pursues injured cyclist mistaken for escaped hospital patient

This Is Local London: The Met's air support unit helicopter (file photo).

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A man on his way home from hospital was chased by police in a helicopter who thought he was an escaped patient.



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