Thamesmead woman, Joy Williams, 24, dies during cosmetic surgery in Thailand

This Is Local London:

10:42am Saturday 25th October 2014

A Thamesmead woman has died during cosmetic surgery at a clinic in Thailand, authorities in the country have said.

VIDEO: Is it fair bus driver lost his job after this brawl with passengers?

This Is Local London:

11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

Amazing CCTV footage has emerged of a wrestling match between a bus driver and two passengers which cost the father-of-10 his job.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (October 25 and 26)

This Is Local London:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at what’s going on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 25 and 26)

VIDEO: Bexleyheath schoolgirl hits the high notes in national signing competition

This Is Local London:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A Bexleyheath schoolgirl is riding high in a national singing competition.

Thamesmead school reveals new community facility for parents

This Is Local London:

2:14pm Friday 24th October 2014

A Thamesmead school has unveiled its new community room which will help parents access nearby services.

11 ideas for what to do with your extra hour when the clocks go back

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11:36am Friday 24th October 2014

Don’t forget, the clocks go back an hour on Sunday. An extra hour is a gift that we wouldn’t want you to waste so we’ve come up with eleven ways to spend the extra time.

Bexley police statistics show 16 per cent of burglars use the front door or open windows

This Is Local London:

11:32am Friday 24th October 2014

Bexley police have released alarming figures showing 16 per cent of burglaries in the area happen when doors and windows are left open.

Stat Chat: Top 10 words people look up most in the dictionary

This Is Local London:

6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Words people look up most in the dictionary.

Southeastern launches 'meet the manager' for public to find out more about Thameslink Programme

This Is Local London:

2:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Southeastern is giving train passengers the opportunity to ‘meet the manager’ over the coming weeks.

Home Leigh Care Home, Erith set to close

This Is Local London:

2:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

An Erith care home is set to close as it is "no longer fit for purpose".

Sidcup gynaecologist Rod Irvine's alleged victims' claims could be dealt with early

This Is Local London:

2:15pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Alleged victims of Sidcup-based gynaecologist Rod Irvine may have their claims against him dealt with faster - after lawyers struck a new deal with the NHS.

Cute Pets 2014 competition begins - chance to win £300 Pets At Home vouchers

This Is Local London:

12:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Furry, feathered or scaly, we don’t mind. It’s cuteness that counts in our search for the most picture-perfect pet.

Best friend's plea after 16-year-old girl goes missing from Blackfen

This Is Local London:

11:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The best friend of a girl, who has gone missing from the Blackfen area, has appealed for help finding her.

Family of murdered Ben Fasina: 'We forgive his killers but want change in Thamesmead'

This Is Local London:

10:46am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The family of Olamide Fasina, who was stabbed to death by an armed gang, say they forgive his killers and want the 25-year-old's murder to bring "change" to Thamesmead.

Residents voice concern over Erith Quarry plans

This Is Local London:

8:41am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Erith residents have voiced concerns over innovative plans to renovate Erith Quarry.

5 top stories to get you through your morning commute

This Is Local London:

8:05am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Forget about the cold and gloomy morning with this selection of top stories from our News Shopper reporters.

Ghost-myth-busters: 'Hoaxes and mistakes' explain sightings says professor - do you agree?

This Is Local London: BECKENHAM: Dog walker spots 'ghost' in park

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Do ghosts really exist? With Halloween coming, Professor Chris French, head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths, tackles this spooky issue.

Man, 22, arrested over Thamesmead murder of Ben Fasina

This Is Local London:

4:53pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police have revealed a 22-year-old has been arrested and bailed over the murder of Olamide Fasina in Thamesmead.

Queen's Guide awards for Sidcup women

This Is Local London:

4:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A pair of Sidcup guide leaders have achieved the highest award offered by the Guide Association.

Man arrested during Thamesmead drugs raid

This Is Local London:

4:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Thamesmead police arrested a man for possession of Class B drugs following a raid on a house in Kale Road.

Bexleyheath primary school celebrates 'impressive' Ofsted improvements

This Is Local London:

4:19pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A Bexleyheath primary school is celebrating after bouncing back from a disappointing Ofsted report.

Bexley's 14th annual home brew festival welcomes 100 tipplers

This Is Local London:

3:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

One-hundred tipplers turned out for Bexley’s 14th annual home brew festival.

QUIZ: Take our Halloween test to see how brave you really are

This Is Local London:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

With Halloween around the corner, now’s the time to find out exactly how brave – or not – you are by taking our quiz.

5 Thoughts: 'Homophobic' bus driver was jealous and Victor Moses is a 'cheat'

This Is Local London:

9:58am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Each week I use this space to share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly.

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

9:09am Wednesday 22nd October 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.

Stat Chat: Top 10 best and worst online shops revealed

This Is Local London: SPENDING TIME: Amman Valley workers spend more than 18 minutes a day shopping online when they should be working.

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Best and worst online shops.

Father-of-10 sacked as bus driver over wrestling match with passenger

This Is Local London:

10:43am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A father-of-10 was sacked from his job as a bus driver after getting into a wrestling match with a passenger who threw a can of drink at his head.

Bexley woman appointed as Scouts' first ever youth commissioner

This Is Local London:

4:43pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A Bexley woman has made history by being appointed the first ever Scout Association UK youth commissioner.

Dartford and Crayford Sea Cadets saved by last minute cash injection

This Is Local London:

4:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Crayford’s sea cadets were about to sink without trace until a last minute cash injection helped them stay afloat.

Station Road in Sidcup closed for week-long repairs following leak discovery

This Is Local London: Major delays near Newhaven as A259 closed following crash

4:23pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A Sidcup street is being closed next week after a leak was discovered.

Man who stole violin from his brother's Sidcup home handed community order

This Is Local London:

3:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man who stole a treasured violin from his brother's Sidcup home has been ordered to undertake unpaid community work.

Three sentenced after cannabis found in Sidcup nightclub, leading to discovery of huge cannabis factory in Pratts Bottom

This Is Local London:

1:42pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Three people have been sentenced after cannabis was found in a Sidcup nightclub, leading to the discovery of a huge cannabis factory and CS gas in Pratts Bottom.

Cement mixer collides with female pedestrian, 60, in Sidcup

This Is Local London:

12:56pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A female pedestrian was involved in a collision with a cement mixer in Sidcup yesterday lunchtime.

Ex-England and Millwall midfielder tells young Thamesmead footballers: 'Work hard if you want to make it to the Premiership'

This Is Local London:

11:11am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Young, aspiring Thamesmead footballers were left in awe when they received a visit from former Millwall and England midfielder Dennis Wise.

Waddling penguins to lead shoppers to Santa's grotto in Bexleyheath shopping centre

This Is Local London:

10:29am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Penguins will waddle to life and lead shoppers to a charity grotto in a UK-first at Broadway shopping centre, Bexleyheath, this Christmas.

Remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo cause rush-hour travel misery

This Is Local London:

9:55am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo have blown into Britain, causing rush-hour travel misery for road, rail and air travellers.

Stat Chat: Most people say their pet is equally or more important than family

This Is Local London:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: How well we treat our pets.

Unusual French farce opens in Erith tonight

This Is Local London:

3:43pm Monday 20th October 2014

A French farce will be delivered in truly unique and no doubt hilarious style at Erith Playhouse.

X Factor: Charlie Jones from Welling's Stereo Kicks saved in sing-off

This Is Local London: Stereo Kicks have survived the latest X Factor sing-off

3:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

Stereo Kicks, the eight-piece X Factor boyband containing Welling’s Charlie Jones, have vowed to work extra hard over the next week in order to avoid landing in the bottom two again.

Thamesmead murder estate 'being controlled by gangs'

This Is Local London:

2:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

Terrified Thamesmead residents claim gangs have been left untouched by police to control parts of their estate.

Belvedere Splash Park could close as part of £50 million funding squeeze

This Is Local London:

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Belvedere Splash Park could close as part of a £50 million package of savings proposed by Bexley Council.

INTERVIEW: Southeastern's new managing director on 'big changes' to services in south-east London and north Kent

This Is Local London:

11:11am Monday 20th October 2014

Commuters of south-east London and north Kent will be travelling on Southeastern trains for a while yet.

PICTURED: Shampan celebrates 25 years and plans new restaurant

This Is Local London:

10:59am Monday 20th October 2014

Multi award-winning south east London curry house group Shampan celebrated its silver anniversary with a black tie gala event.

Stat Chat: Top 5 tips for happy life - with 58 revealed to be best age

This Is Local London: FAMILY LIFE: No need to feel all alone

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The secrets to a happy life.

Weather warnings as tail-end of hurricane to hit south east on Monday

This Is Local London: BE AWARE: The Met Office has warned that South Wales will be battered by 60mph gales tonight.

1:23pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Sunny spells over the weekend look set to be the calm before the storm in the south east with strong winds expected early next week.

Top 10 facts you probably didn't know about autumn

This Is Local London:

10:29am Saturday 18th October 2014

Autumn is well and truly upon us and News Shopper have unearthed some interesting facts that you probably didn't know about the season of harvest, Halloween and fireworks...

Thamesmead murder victim Ben Fasina died from stab wound to heart

This Is Local London:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Thamesmead murder victim Olamide Fasina died from a stab wound to the heart, police say.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (October 18 and 19)

This Is Local London: We Love Comedy at Balham Bowls Club Free: Simon Munnery and more

5:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at what’s on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 18 and 19)

Southeastern passengers for Sidcup left stranded in Dartford

This Is Local London:

11:39am Friday 17th October 2014

Southeastern rail passengers were left furious after their train didn't stop at Sidcup - leaving them stranded in Dartford.

5 Thoughts: Oyster cards, pay freezes and more on lollipop people

This Is Local London:

10:24am Friday 17th October 2014

Each week I share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly.



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