Hottest Halloween brings smiles to Sutton

This Is Local London:

6:20am Saturday 1st November 2014

Britain experienced its hottest Halloween on record and the people of Sutton were making the most of it.

Extra crossing planned for notorious Surbiton roundabout

This Is Local London:

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

The roundabout, at the five-way junction where Upper Brighton Road meets Langley Avenue, is well-known for crashes and being difficult to negotiate for pedestrians.

Is moving Kingston station a good idea?

This Is Local London: Friday am SC/KG Free breakfasts for bikers at Kingston Station

5:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

Blue-sky plans to move Kingston station closer to the River Thames were revealed last week. We asked train passengers what they thought.

New £110,000 pedestrian crossing for Tolworth greenway?

This Is Local London:

4:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

A new report looking at possible changes to the £3.1m scheme includes a new £110,000 crossing point.

Star-studded panto line-up revealed - Oh, yes it is

This Is Local London:

4:00am Saturday 1st November 2014

An award-winning actress will join a one-liner comedian and panto favourites on stage for this year’s festive production.

Murder investigation launched after man is stabbed in fight

This Is Local London:

12:45pm Friday 31st October 2014

A murder investigation has been launched following a stabbing near Middlesex University in the early hours of the morning.

Pre-school holds Halloween open day

This Is Local London:

6:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

A Halloween-themed open day took place at a community pre-school today.

'Utterly devoted' boyfriend jailed for accidental killing of pregnant girlfriend

This Is Local London:

5:52pm Friday 31st October 2014

A father-to-be who accidentally killed his pregnant girlfriend after mowing her down in his car, has been jailed for four and a half years.

Community helps fund teen's future career

This Is Local London:

5:32pm Friday 31st October 2014

An aspiring teenager is one step closer to fulfilling her dreams of becoming a make-up artist after her community helped to fund her course within 48 hours.

Vandalized memorial repaired in time for Remembrance Service

This Is Local London:

5:17pm Friday 31st October 2014

War memorials desecrated by vandals just days before remembrance services are set to take place have been repaired.

UPDATE: Child injured after falling from third floor balcony

This Is Local London:

4:33pm Friday 31st October 2014

Updated 5.51 pm: Witness says boy "in and out of consciousness"

Your guide to Halloween events across Sutton

This Is Local London:

4:29pm Friday 31st October 2014

Don't panic if you are yet to come up with a plan for how to celebrate Halloween tonight as our guide has some great suggestions.

Life sentences for thugs who beat father-of-two to death in community centre attack

This Is Local London:

3:50pm Friday 31st October 2014

Thugs who beat a man to death in a vicious assault at a community centre have been sentenced for their part in the attack.

Attack leaves clubber's jaw broken in three places

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

The 25-year-old victim was punched at McCluskys in Kingston, leaving him with a broken jaw that required surgery.

Man denies serious assault near Wimbledon Common windmill

This Is Local London:

2:57pm Friday 31st October 2014

A 45-year-old man charged with serious assault on a man on Wimbledon Common pleaded not guilty in court today.

University campus murder: police teams search the scene

This Is Local London:

3:12pm Friday 31st October 2014

A university campus has been closed off as police forensic teams search the scene in a murder investigation.

Documentary on the privatization of the NHS to be aired

This Is Local London:

2:15pm Friday 31st October 2014

An hour-long documentary about the privatisation of health services is set to be screened in November.

Your 2014 guide to fireworks events across Wimbledon and Mitcham

This Is Local London:

1:45pm Friday 31st October 2014

Wrap up warm and visit one of the many events in your area.

Ghosts, screaming spirits and hauntings: Which are the most spooky places?

This Is Local London:

1:29pm Friday 31st October 2014

Tonight is the night when some believe the spirits of the dead rise up.

Warmest Halloween on record!

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12:45pm Friday 31st October 2014

Britain has experienced its warmest Halloween on record.

Change to postal service in Mill Hill

This Is Local London: The Royal Mail launched a joint initiative with Trading Standards last month to crack down on scamming companies.

12:40pm Friday 31st October 2014

Postal delivery times in Mill Hill will change over the next few weeks.

"Witchcraft is not evil" says witch on warmest Halloween yet

This Is Local London:

12:51pm Friday 31st October 2014

A real-life witch has chosen Halloween to dispel myths about bubbling cauldrons with evil brews and ugly witches just waiting to wreak havoc.

Send us your scariest Halloween pictures

This Is Local London:

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Halloween is upon us again and even the squirrels are in on it. 

"We will not go without a fight" - multicultural community centre's future to come 'under review' by Kingston Council

This Is Local London:

10:50am Friday 31st October 2014

Kingston Council has announced a review of Murray House and its services which include multicultural hub, the Milaap Centre.

Family's house swap fails after housing company breaches data protection laws

This Is Local London:

9:42am Friday 31st October 2014

Paragon Community Housing was judged by a government watchdog to have breached the Data Protection Act by telling a prospective house swapper of anti-social noise complaints against Edd Denim's family.

'Zombie' fun run at Ealing Broadway raises Halloween charity cash

This Is Local London:

9:15am Friday 31st October 2014

Runners raised hundreds of pounds for charity last night by completing a 'zombie' 2k charity fun run through Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre.

Increase in patients waiting as hospital trust expands

This Is Local London:

9:00am Friday 31st October 2014

The number of people waiting longer at an NHS trust's accident and emergency units has seen a huge increase.

Sports charity hosts free basketball championships for teenagers

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 31st October 2014

Basketball championships spearheading an innovative match format drew more than 40 teenagers to Merton on Tuesday.

Question the people aiming to become your MP at our Sutton Debates

This Is Local London:

5:50am Friday 31st October 2014

The candidates hoping to earn the opportunity to represent Sutton and Cheam in the House of Commons have agreed to lock horns in a series of public debates hosted by the Sutton Guardian.

Garage celebrates re-opening

This Is Local London:

5:00am Friday 31st October 2014

A refurbished garage celebrated being re-opened.

Volunteer awarded for community work

This Is Local London:

5:10pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A volunteer was awarded for his success in the community.

Vulnerable missing man found safe and well

This Is Local London:

4:50pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Police thanked people for their help in finding Joseph Ward

International tennis players help club raise £1,500

This Is Local London:

2:10pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Two international tennis players helped a club raise more than £1,500.

Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton loving life in Sutton

This Is Local London:

2:05pm Thursday 30th October 2014

One of Sutton’s movers and shakers is making waves on Saturday night television, with a starring role in BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Shamed former Kingston Council leader Derek Osbourne out of prison

This Is Local London: Mr Osbourne outside Westminster Magistrates' Court this mornign where he faced charges of possessing thousands of indecent images of children

12:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The ex-Liberal Democrat leader was released on licence on Tuesday, October 28 – one day short of a full year.

Video: 'Real' apple store opens at Borough Market

This Is Local London:

12:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Forget shiny new iPhones, this apple store has the real thing.

Missing man from Potters Bar found

This Is Local London:

12:03pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A man who went missing from Potters Bar has been found.

Riders take to the saddle in fancy dress to raise tens of thousands of pounds for charity

This Is Local London:

11:57am Thursday 30th October 2014

Cruella de Vil, a clown and cowboys were among the characters to be spotted.

Business owner gets some royal advice

This Is Local London:

10:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

A small business owner got the chance to showcase her work to the Prince of Wales.

Fuming council tenants endure 'seven months of hell' as 'cowboy' builders take them for a ride

This Is Local London:

11:11am Thursday 30th October 2014

Council tenants have blasted 'cowboy' builders, after months of shoddy building work has thrown their lives into disarray.

Elderly woman unharmed after getting trapped in bathroom

This Is Local London:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

An elderly woman trapped in her bathroom this morning had to be rescued by firefighters.

A&E staffing gap 'does not bode well' for Kingston Hospital this winter, GPs told

This Is Local London: Kingston Hospital: Not in charge of transport

9:20am Thursday 30th October 2014

A report to doctors has said a staffing gap, which the hospital has not quantified, is "the key performance issue" driving concerns this winter.

Mitzvah Day competition drawing to a close

This Is Local London: The news team with British Trust of Conservation Volunteers at Coldfall Wood.

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

The competition to find a good deed for the Times and Independent Series team to carry out is coming to a close.

Police search for dementia sufferer missing from care home

This Is Local London:

9:15am Thursday 30th October 2014

Joseph Ward was last seen on Tuesday.

Dementia training to be rolled out across staff at Sutton Council

This Is Local London: Council wants neighbours to be good friends

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Dementia training is to be rolled out to all front line Sutton Council staff.

Libraries and nurseries to be discussed at next week's council meeting

This Is Local London:

9:19am Thursday 30th October 2014

The future of libraries and four nurseries in Barnet will be discussed at next week’s full council meeting on Tuesday.

Kingston Hill homes could get woodland tax refund over 99-year-old map revelation

This Is Local London:

8:45am Thursday 30th October 2014

Kingston homes on the borders of Merton and Wandsworth could be due a tax refund, after it emerged a 99-year-old map was being used to determine who paid the commons woodland levy.

Calls for Putney and Wimbledon commons tax refund after boundaries based on 1915 map

This Is Local London:

7:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

A community group has called for refunds for dozens of homes paying the Wimbledon and Putney Commons levy, after it emerged a map from 1915 was being used to determine who paid.

Free advice to help smokers kick the habit

This Is Local London: A man has been fined for dropping a cigarette butt into an open drain. Library picture

5:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Free advice is available to help people quit smoking.

Body found impaled on railings near where the Prime Minister's children go to school

This Is Local London:

2:41pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Grim discovery was made shortly before 7am today in Kensington Church Walk, in one of the most affluent areas of central London.



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