Vintage Kingston: Day centre hit by 100 per cent rent increase

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5:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Fears were raised again over the future of Alfriston day centre after Kingston Council agreed a 100 per cent rent increase 10 years ago.

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: 'It's important to support Kingston businesses'

This Is Local London: Mum about town with Angellica Bell: I've become an over-excited mother

4:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

This week Angellica reflects on the benefits of supporting small local businesses.

Polar explorer visits Surbiton primary school

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3:00am Sunday 26th October 2014

Students from St Andrew’s and St Mark’s Primary School donned puffer jackets and took part in workshops investigating physics in the Arctic.

Rose Hill bus stabbing: Teenager arrested on attempted murder charge

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4:20pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested over yesterday's stabbing at the Rose Hill roundabout.

Man injured in 3am fight in Kingston town centre

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12:40pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A man was left lying on the road in a bus lane after a fight in Kingston town centre this morning.

Barracks development praised for creating apprenticeships

This Is Local London:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A housing development on the site of a former barracks has been welcomed by the leader of the council.

Firework fans' first aid advice

This Is Local London:

8:20am Saturday 25th October 2014

Remember, remember, first aid this November. That's according to St John Ambulance, which has issued a guide to staying safe during Bonfire Night celebrations.

Man rushed to hospital after being found injured

This Is Local London:

8:17am Saturday 25th October 2014

A man was rushed to hospital after he was left injured outside a block of flats.

Table top sale to help oldest building in Barnet

This Is Local London:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A table top sale, raffle and children’s activities will take place today to help support a church reach its 1,000th anniversary.

Friar Tuck and Little John come to the New Wimbledon Theatre as you've never seen them before

This Is Local London:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Ten years after a messy divorce Robin and Marian are forced back together to fight the Sheriff of Nottingham once more.

Family calls for police spying inquiry at Ricky Reel vigil

This Is Local London:

5:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

The mother of Ricky Reel has called on the Metropolitan Police to launch a public inquiry into undercover spying.

Seriously silly: How events like Surbiton Ski Sunday can teach new life skills

This Is Local London:

5:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Sliding down St Mark's Hill with ice blocks strapped to your feet is educational - according to a consortium of academics from Europe who attended this year's Surbiton Ski Sunday.

Get your skates on as Hampton Court Palace ice rink returns

This Is Local London:

3:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

It is time to start rummaging in the cupboards for hats, scarves and gloves as the winter begins to creep upon us.

Magic Macca: Mind-reader to appear at Rose Theatre's Champions of Magic

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3:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Mind-reader Alex McAleer is one of four acts taking over the Rose Theatre next Thursday for Champions of Magic, which also features Edward Hilsum, Fay Presto and Young and Strange.

UPDATE: Teenager fighting for his life after being 'stabbed by group of males' at Rose Hill roundabout in 'serious but stable condition'

This Is Local London:

4:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A teenager is fighting for his life after being brutally stabbed by a 'group of males' in broad daylight at the Rose Hill roundabout

Car flips on roof after bouncing off two parked cars

This Is Local London:

5:56pm Friday 24th October 2014

A car flipped and landed on its roof after colliding with another vehicle and bouncing off two parked cars in Cambridge Road, Carshalton.

UPDATE: Mother and baby in pram hit by skidding motorcycle as they crossed the road

This Is Local London:

9:30am Friday 24th October 2014

Police closed a section of St Helier Avenue, close to the junction with Bristol Road.

My dentist was a convicted unlicensed fraudster says shocked patient

This Is Local London:

5:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

Amir Kamburov admitted being a dentist after being struck off.

'Inspirational' charity campaigners commended for their success

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

Two charity campaigners were congratulated by the Prime Minister for raising thousands of pounds and improving their community.

Burka-wearing armed robbers jailed for £40,000 Phones 4U raid

This Is Local London:

4:41pm Friday 24th October 2014

Mohammed Sabek, 27, and Aneel Khan, 28, robbed the Phones 4 U store in Putney High Street - where they had both previously worked - wearing religious garments to conceal their identity.

‘Strip Twister’ internet paedophile spared jail - despite packing bags for prison

This Is Local London: Dr Bryan McIntosh was cleared of any wrong-doing at Kingston Crown Court today

3:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

Kevin Hollingshead, 51, took an overnight bag with him for his sentencing today - but was later told he would not be going to jail.

CCTV released of men wanted in connection with alcohol theft

This Is Local London:

3:08pm Friday 24th October 2014

CCTV images have been released of two men wanted in connection with alcohol theft.

Just the Ticket: October 24, 2014

This Is Local London: Your guide to the best of what's on this week in the area

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Your guide to some of the best things to do in the week ahead.

Community mourns loss of two former councillors who died within a day of each other

This Is Local London:

2:45pm Friday 24th October 2014

Former Conservative councillors Ron Wilson and Honorary Alderman Jan Jones passed away last week.

'Talk it out': Samaritans offer help and advice to anyone feeling low or suicidal

This Is Local London:

2:01pm Friday 24th October 2014

Samaritans in Kingston are encouraging anyone feeling low to get in touch and talk through their issues in confidence following two deaths from the same car park this week.

Barnet's ambulance response times fifth worst in London

This Is Local London:

1:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

Barnet recorded the fifth slowest ambulance response times in London.

Rebel councillor thrown off committee for speaking out against free schools

This Is Local London:

1:14pm Friday 24th October 2014

A rebel Labour politician has been thrown off all council committees and threatened with further punishment after speaking out against Merton's policy on free schools.

Charity's research on prison officer cuts slammed as "deliberately misleading"

This Is Local London: The latest independent report into High Down prison raises serious concerns over staff shortages and prisoners' rehabilitation

12:33pm Friday 24th October 2014

Research published by the Howard League for Penal Reform shows a 42 per cent decrease in prison officer numbers at High Down in the last four years.

Disgruntled residents demand Network Rail repairs 'dangerous' footbridge

This Is Local London:

11:34am Friday 24th October 2014

The Wimbledon footbridge runs from Merton Hall Road across the tracks to Elm Grove.

Bringing shared houses under planning control a 'no brainer'

This Is Local London:

10:13am Friday 24th October 2014

Landlords who want to convert their property into shared houses could soon have to apply for planning permission.

Artists and designers to give talk at new exhibition

This Is Local London: Painting for Pleasure art classes will begin at Trimdon Village Hall this month

9:05am Friday 24th October 2014

Artists and designers will give a talk on their work at an exhibition tomorrow.

Police investigate football match assault

This Is Local London:

5:40am Friday 24th October 2014

No arrests have been made after a player was punched in the face

You may spot a world-famous author scribbling in a local cafe

This Is Local London:

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

Sophie Kinsella, author of the Shopaholic series, talks of her love for Wimbledon and how she solves plot problems

Busy post office to close for refurbishment

This Is Local London:

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

The post office will be closed for a week while refurbishment takes place

Council launches new database

This Is Local London:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

People will soon have access to data ranging from tree locations to population projections.

'A tragic accident': Husband's fish smoker started house fire that killed 90-year-old Chessington pensioner

This Is Local London:

4:00am Friday 24th October 2014

An inquest into Dorothy Whiteway's death revealed the blaze started when husband Roy was smoking mackerel in the conservatory using methylated spirit.

Have you seen missing Arnold Austin from Surbiton?

This Is Local London:

9:59pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Arnold Austin, 70, was last seen close to his home on Ewell Road.

Hundreds show support for cafe owners

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Hundreds of people are calling for a cafe to remain in the hands of a couple who have made them feel like “one big family”.

Firefighters come out in force for training exercise at Sutton Hospital

This Is Local London:

5:37pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Around 90 firefighters from south London stations carried out fire and rescue training exercises at Sutton Hospital this afternoon.

Housing minister visits Barnet

This Is Local London:

4:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A government minister said he was “delighted” with progress on housing in Barnet.

Neighbours and students of under-threat adult education incandescent after rumours of council cuts

This Is Local London:

3:42pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Students at Merton Adult Education have reacted angrily to plans to 'review' it.

Lawn and order: Picnickers fight back at moves to block use of public gardens

This Is Local London:

3:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A wave of support on social media looks likely to have secured continued public access to formal gardens outside Nonsuch Mansion House.

Regeneration boss says housing association 'won't make a penny' from proposed redevelopment - as he admits most new-builds will be for private rent

This Is Local London:

3:31pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Circle Housing Merton Priory has begun to reveal draft masterplans for the regeneration of three estates.

Sports charity to host free basketball championships and coaching for teenagers

This Is Local London:

2:40pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A basketball championships aiming to unite young people from different communities on common ground will take place in Mitcham next week.

Top referee pops in for a pint

This Is Local London:

1:17pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Rugby fans were in for a surprise when a top referee popped in to their pub for a post-match pint.

Sutton man charged with House of Commons outburst after marbles were thrown toward MPs

This Is Local London:

11:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

House of Commons security bundled a Sutton man out of the room yesterday, after marbles were thrown from the public gallery during Prime Minister's Questions.

Computer says yes: Little Britain's David Walliams agrees to visit Surbiton school

This Is Local London:

10:21am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Walliams is filming an Agatha Christie adaptation in the area and was asked by the Langley Road school if he would drop by.

‘Great concern’ expressed over future of Barnet’s libraries

This Is Local London: Libraries in Northwich are planning a whole host of workshops to teach visitors new skills.

9:10am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A trade union has expressed “great concern” over proposals for the future of Barnet’s library service.

First aid training on offer

This Is Local London: Football players, coaches and officials learn more about first aid at course in Hartlepool

8:59am Thursday 23rd October 2014

People can learn how to save lives at a first aid training session.

Conkers a smash hit in striking autumn competition at city farm

This Is Local London:

6:10am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The Conker Competition was held on the same day as the world championships.



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