Bexley Police sign contract to work with community on combating crime

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4:20pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A charter was signed on Thursday (August 21) to combat crime and anti-social behaviour at town centres across Bexley.

Welling couple star in music video to recognise troops

This Is Local London: Lisa and Alex Askew.

2:52pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A Welling couple are starring in a video to mark the centenary of the First World War.

On the hunt for missing persons with South-East London Search and Rescue

This Is Local London:

10:45am Friday 22nd August 2014

When police in south east London need to find a missing person urgently, there are certain experts they can call on. News Shopper finds out more.

Pet of the Day: Winnie likes to get her own way

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Tiny ball of fun Winnie’s special talent is getting her own way.

Familes have a wheelie fun time at Thamesmead day

This Is Local London:

5:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Families took part in a fitness overhaul with healthy activities in Thamesmead.

Bexley youngsters learn how to build a house at summer school

This Is Local London:

4:59pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Twelve Bexley youngsters learned house-building trades as part of a summer school.

Show celebrating Musical Icons set to tour care homes

This Is Local London:

3:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A one-woman show celebrating some of the greatest musical talent of the past century is set to tour care homes throughout south east London.

PICTURED: Playday in Danson Park

This Is Local London:

2:57pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Three thousand people enjoyed the national Playday celebration in Danson Park.

Care agency leaks personal details of elderly and vulnerable people

This Is Local London:

2:41pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Over 200 people received an email from a Kent care agency containing the personal details of elderly and vulnerable people.

INTERVIEW: Rizzle Kicks star Harley Sylvester takes on gritty acting role in Thamesmead-set The Guvnors

This Is Local London:

2:27pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Fans of the chart-bothering hip hoppers Rizzle Kicks would not necessarily expect to see one half of the band starring in a gritty British gangland movie shot in Thamesmead.

Pet of the Day: Chloe loves to spread joy

This Is Local London:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Five year old fluffy cross-breed Chloe really likes a cuddle and always tries to make people happy, according to owner Bethany Riddington from Bexleyheath.

BMW falls off tow truck and hits line of parked cars in Welling

This Is Local London:

5:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A BMW reportedly smashed into a line of cars in Welling after it came away from a tow truck.

Thamesmead in Bloom shows residents at their green-fingered best

This Is Local London:

3:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A group of green-fingered Thamesmead residents took part in the annual Thamesmead in Bloom contest.

Devastated Bexleyheath mother pleads for help finding late husband's wedding ring

This Is Local London:

10:58am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A Bexleyheath woman has been left devastated after losing her late husband's wedding ring just weeks after he died from cancer.

Pothole hell of Sidcup retirement park's 'forgotten community'

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10:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Residents of a Sidcup caravan park say they feel like a "forgotten community" because no one will fix their pothole-studded access road.

The Thank Bank: Readers say 'thank you'

This Is Local London: Send your messages of gratitude for good deeds done and random acts of kindness to the Thank Bank

9:13am Wednesday 20th August 2014

If there is someone you want to express your gratitude to, whether they donated a kidney or opened a door for you, we want to hear about it.

15 things you need to see or do this week

This Is Local London: Thirsty? Have a bear in the Meantime

9:01am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Vibe’s picks of what’s on this week in south east London and north Kent over the next week.

TASTE TEST: Which supermarket's scones are the best for a Devonshire cream tea?

This Is Local London:

5:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

If you do not have a beach body by this point in the summer, I think it is fair to say you aren’t going to get one.

NSPCC helpline for parents worried about gangs

This Is Local London: Police warning over telephone bank card scam

3:35pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A children's charity has launched a helpline service for parents worried their child could become involved with gangs.

PubSpy reviews The New Cross Turnpike, Welling

This Is Local London:

3:34pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Any pub that serves a dozen ales on tap and all for under three quid each deserves praise.

Catford man 'kidnapped and punched pregnant Thamesmead woman'

This Is Local London: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

2:51pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A Catford man kidnapped a pregnant woman, throttled her and punched her in the stomach while he was on an electronic tag, a court heard today (August 19).

Erith residents outraged as raw sewage floods their homes

This Is Local London:

3:04pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Erith residents kicked up a stink last week when heavy rain caused a vile stream of raw sewage to seep into their homes.

Divorced Sidcup dentist repeatedly touched nurse on hips inappropriately

This Is Local London:

2:05pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A divorced Sidcup dentist who used to work at a surgery in Forest Hill repeatedly touched a nurse on the hips inappropriately, it has been found.

Bexley Council announce bank holiday changes to waste collection

This Is Local London: 'What a load of rubbish': Bin collections in the county set to become fortnightly

11:37am Tuesday 19th August 2014

All waste and recycling collections in Bexley next week will be one day later than normal.

12 men in hospital after Belvedere gas leak

This Is Local London:

11:25am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A carbon monoxide leak in Belvedere saw 12 men admitted to hospital last week.

Woman seen jumping into Thames in Belvedere

This Is Local London:

9:48am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A woman jumped into the Thames in Belvedere last night.

Gang fights with weapons at Thamesmead prison

This Is Local London:

9:12am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has denied the prison system is in crisis as inspectors slammed the high level of violence at a Thamesmead jail.

Gravesend boy's cancer fight inspires aunt

This Is Local London:

5:27pm Monday 18th August 2014

A Gravesend schoolboy's cancer battle is inspiring his family to raise money to fight the disease.

'Unprovoked' Abbey Wood attack leaves man with broken jaw

This Is Local London:

3:42pm Monday 18th August 2014

Police want to trace this man after an "unprovoked" Abbey Wood attack left a 44-year-old with a broken jaw.

Bexley police hunt Sydenham man after burglaries in Welling, Eltham and Surrey

This Is Local London:

3:33pm Monday 18th August 2014

Bexley police are appealing for information to help them trace a Sydenham man following burglaries in Welling, Eltham and Surrey.

UPDATED: Sir Malcolm Campbell-inspired Pizza Express and 6 other restaurants that pay homage to famous faces

This Is Local London: Donad Campbell pictured with his father Sir Malcolm Campbell

1:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

With the news that Chislehurst’s Pizza Express has been given a new look inspired by Bluebird racer Sir Malcolm Campbell, Vibe sought out other pubs and restaurants in south east London and north Kent which pay homage to famous faces.

Abbey Wood teen missing for six weeks could be in Deptford, Bexley, Southend or Ipswich

This Is Local London:

12:53pm Monday 18th August 2014

An Abbey Wood teenager missing for six weeks could be in Southend-on-Sea, Bexley, Deptford or Ipswich.

Thieves try to rip out Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup cash machine

This Is Local London:

12:23pm Monday 18th August 2014

Thieves tried to rip out a cash machine at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup in a late night raid.

Person trapped after car flips on to Thamesmead roundabout

This Is Local London:

11:10am Monday 18th August 2014

A person had to be cut out of their vehicle in Thamesmead after the car flipped over on to a rounbdabout.

5 top tips on how to appeal a parking fine

This Is Local London: Drivers deserve to be fined

1:29pm Sunday 17th August 2014

News Shopper's guide on how to appeal a parking fine...

PICTURED: Sidcup and Erith fire crews mark final day of strike

This Is Local London:

12:54pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Firefighters across Bexley marked the final night of an eight-day strike last night (August 16).

Bexleyheath woman undergoes ground-breaking breast cancer surgery

This Is Local London:

12:20pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A Bexleyheath woman has taken part in ground-breaking breast cancer surgery.

Jo Brand to join Bexley and Greenwich women for hospice fund raiser

This Is Local London:

12:03pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Comedienne, Jo Brand, will be joining generous fund raisers for the Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice Moonlit Walk.

Heavy rain leaves Erith underwater

This Is Local London:

11:16am Sunday 17th August 2014

Heavy rains and thunder storms last week left Erith shop-owners having to dry out their businesses.

New kit for south-east London fire crews

This Is Local London:

10:12am Sunday 17th August 2014

Firefighters across the News Shopper patch are getting a new look - replacing their out-dated 20-year-old uniform.

What's on this weekend? (August 16 and 17)

This Is Local London:

4:21pm Friday 15th August 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn picks some of the best things to see and do in north Kent and south east London this weekend.

Top 10 facts about baby name trends as Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones influences grow

This Is Local London: Is Breaking Bad the best boxset ever released or is there a better one?

3:21pm Friday 15th August 2014

See how royalty, fantasy and drug kingpins influenced parents last year in our top 10 facts from the latest baby name figures.

'Welcome to Poo Mews': Erith families fuming as sewage floods homes AGAIN

This Is Local London:

9:35am Friday 15th August 2014

Residents of Sandcliff Road in Erith were left distraught last night when raw sewage flooded their street and homes.

Pet of the Day: Say hello to Fitz

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 15th August 2014

French Bulldog Fitz loves sitting on his owner Sophie Stammers’ lap and hanging out with his sister, Tucker.

A-level results day: All the news and pictures

This Is Local London:

9:20am Thursday 14th August 2014

Replay our live blog from A-level results day.

Unemployed, drunk, topless Abbey Wood carjacker jailed for two years

This Is Local London:

4:24pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A drunk, topless Abbey Wood robber who punched a driver through his car window and then sped off in the vehicle has been jailed for two years.

River Cray set to have a £45,000 face-lift

This Is Local London:

3:40pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A £45,000 project will put the River Cray back on the map for as a thriving habitat for wildlife and a recreational feature for the local community.

Big Dance Bus wheeling its way to Sidcup

This Is Local London:

3:35pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Sidcup is set to host an exciting dance event, showcased on a London bus.

Sidcup dentist who worked in Forest Hill faces sexual harassment claims

This Is Local London: Dental worker in court for illegally treating 8,000 patients

2:52pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A Sidcup dentist groped a nurse's bottom and pulled her towards him as he drilled a patient's teeth, a hearing has been told.

Lewisham signal problem disrupts Southeastern trains from London Bridge to Crayford, Barnehurst

This Is Local London: Changes are set for the 18.23 Southeastern train service between Canon Street and Orpington

9:52am Thursday 14th August 2014

Southeastern trains from London Bridge to Crayford and Barnehurst are being delayed this morning due to signal problems at Lewisham.

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