Pedestrian hit by van in Crayford suffers head injuries

This Is Local London:

9:15am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A pedestrian suffered head injuries when he was hit by a van in Crayford.

14 things you must see this week

This Is Local London: SOLO TOUR: British Queen of comedy Dawn French

9:03am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Vibe's picks of what's on this week in north Kent and south east London.

TRAFFIC: Slow on M25 near Orpington, congestion in New Eltham, Blackheath and New Cross

This Is Local London:

8:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Commuters are facing slow-moving traffic on the M25 in north Kent.

Fake Abbey Wood hospice van seen cruising for late night donations

This Is Local London:

5:38pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A van with the livery of an Abbey Wood-based hospice was reportedly seen trying to solicit bogus late night donations in Belvedere.

Bexleyheath pool duping customers with 'free' swim offer, says user

This Is Local London:

5:22pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A Bexleyheath leisure centre user claims customers are being duped into paying for swimming sessions which are supposed to free.

Erith gym holds white collar boxing night in memory of Tommy Main

This Is Local London:

5:02pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

An Erith gym held a night of white collar boxing to raise money for the four-year-old daughter of a young father who died suddenly last month.

Welling festival-goers drink the bar dry

This Is Local London:

4:06pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Revellers at a Welling beer festival partied so hard over the weekend that organisers were forced to draft in an emergency beer supply.

Erith teenager Kyle Rich was under influence of ecstasy before road death

This Is Local London: The teenager killed in Thames Road has been named locally as Kyle Rich.

2:56pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A teenager was killed by a Range Rover in Crayford after "running into the road" while under the influence of a large amount of ecstasy, an inquest heard this morning (July 29).

Police hunt for witnesses to fight at Sidcup pub

This Is Local London:

12:11pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Police are appealing for information about a fight at a Sidcup pub on Saturday (July 26).

Increase in motorcycle thefts in Bexley

This Is Local London: Police investigate suspected street attack in Sunderland

11:54am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Police have issued a stark warning to Bexley motorcycle riders to keep their vehicles safe.

VIDEO: Annual Bexley gypsy parade draws more than 100 horse and carts

This Is Local London:

10:36am Tuesday 29th July 2014

More than a hundred gypsy horses and carts descended on Bexley for an annual parade.

PICTURED: Bexleyheath's Miss Universe finalist models lingerie live at Bluewater

This Is Local London:

5:24pm Monday 28th July 2014

Shoppers got a surprise when they passed the window of a lingerie shop in Bluewater at the weekend.

VIDEO: See how Thamesmead looked like utopia when it was new in 1969

This Is Local London:

12:18pm Monday 28th July 2014

This video provides a fascinating look at what Thamesmead was like when it was still fresh and new back in 1969.

Nashville actor Sam Palladio's southern US accent was made in Sidcup

This Is Local London:

11:39am Monday 28th July 2014

Adopting a convincing southern American accent for a major US TV series would be intimidating for some, but not if you’ve studied in Sidcup.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (July 26 to 27)

This Is Local London:

4:18pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

Eltham man who stabbed Sidcup brother Sean Hayes to death after sibling's funeral jailed

This Is Local London:

1:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

An Eltham man who stabbed his Sidcup brother to death after a family funeral has been convicted of murder at the Old Bailey today (July 25) and jailed for a minimum of 22 years.

Carers are 'disgusted' by news Queen Mary's Hospital will stop treating mental health patients

This Is Local London:

10:21am Friday 25th July 2014

Carers have branded news that Queen Mary’s Hospital will no longer treat people with mental health problems as "disgusting".

UPDATED: 10-year-old girl hit by white van in Yarnton Way, Thamesmead

This Is Local London:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 10-year-old girl was seriously injured after reportedly walking out from between two buses and getting hit by a white van in Thamesmead.

Two Belvedere men arrested over suspected £3 million fuel fraud

This Is Local London: Fuel prices could fall in Herefordshire - but Worcestershire could miss out

5:56pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Two men from Belvedere have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a £3 million fuel fraud.

Bexley councillors vote against plans to slash their numbers by a third

This Is Local London:

5:37pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Councillors have voted against a proposal to slash their numbers in Bexley by a third.

Erith and Thamesmead MP hosts Belvedere jobs fair for 400 people

This Is Local London:

5:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Erith and Thamesmead MP Teresa Pearce hosted a jobs fair in Belvedere attended by 400 people.

Revealed: 10 things men think about when booking a date venue

This Is Local London:

3:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Believe it or not, a lot goes through a man’s mind when he considers where to take a date.

Plumstead's Lee Ryan releasing single with indie band Rubylux

This Is Local London: Lee Ryan is among the stars to show off their football skills

11:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

Plumstead pop star Lee Ryan has teamed up with an indie band for their latest single.

VIDEO UPDATE: Dartford strongman Terry Hollands' Herculean stunt for Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson film

This Is Local London:

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Dartford strongman Terry Hollands produced a Herculean effort to keep traffic moving in central London this morning.

Tried and tested: Sidcup Place Brewers Fayre expands to takeaway service

This Is Local London:

11:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Long gone are the days when the choice of takeaway was chicken tikka or beef in black bean sauce, restaurants are moving into the mix and you can even pick up a good old bangers and mash.

Erith shopping centre plans Pet Day

This Is Local London: PICTURED: Easter delight at Erith Riverside Shopping Centre with hedgehogs

10:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Animal lovers can get hands on with cute critters in Erith early next month.

VIDEO: Thamesmead schoolgirl arrives at Year 6 prom in gypsy horse and cart

This Is Local London:

10:54am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Thamesmead mother welled up with pride as she escorted her 11-year-old daughter to her primary school prom in a gypsy horse and cart.

From Larner Road to Erith Park - building motors ahead at new estate

This Is Local London:

10:43am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

As construction of the new Erith Park estate continues apace, one former resident Larner Road is looking to its future without ever forgetting its past. News Shopper finds out more.

5 of the best places to Pick Your Own fruit and vegetables in north Kent and south east London

This Is Local London:

10:33am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Making sure you get enough fruit and veg in your diet can be dull, but not when you can get out in the sun and Pick Your Own at a nearby farm.

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

9:45am Wednesday 23rd July 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.

11 things you must see this week (July 23 to 30)

This Is Local London:

9:23am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Vibe's picks of what's on this week in south east London and north Kent (July 23 to 30)

5 things to see and do in...Sidcup

This Is Local London:

9:04am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Vibe’s Georgina Coleman picks out the places you should go and the things to see if you find yourself in sunny Sidcup.

VIDEO: Lightning bolt rips through Welling house leaving family homeless

This Is Local London:

5:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A family-of-three had to flee their Welling home after a bolt of lightning ripped through the dining room and set it on fire.

PICTURED: Belvedere police find 'disgusting' house after squatter raid

This Is Local London:

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Two men wanted for crimes in Poland have been arrested in a dawn raid on a Belvedere squat.

Man rushed to hospital after road rage assault at Bexleyheath crash

This Is Local London: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

2:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A 42-year-old man was assaulted after his car was involved in a crash with another vehicle in Bexleyheath.

Bexley College celebrate best ever Ofsted rating

This Is Local London:

10:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Bexley College is celebrating after obtaining its best ever Ofsted inspection rating after its latest inspection.

PICTURED: Surprise street party held for outgoing Sidcup headteacher

This Is Local London:

10:14am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Sidcup primary school held a surprise street party to say goodbye and mark the retirement of their much loved headteacher John Murphy.

Over 300 children attend fun day at Upton Primary School in Bexleyheath to raise £2,800

This Is Local London:

9:57am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Over 300 children had a great afternoon in the sun as they attended the Upton Primary School inflatable fun day in Bexleyheath.

Bexleyheath’s Miss Universe finalist to model lingerie at Bluewater

This Is Local London:

9:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Bluewater underwear shop has enlisted a Miss Universe finalist to encourage women of all sizes to discover their perfect fit.

QUIZ: 7 questions to test how well you know your local area

This Is Local London:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

So you’ve lived locally for a while and think you‘ve got good knowledge of the area – but do you really?

'A lot of bridges were burnt': East 17 discuss new line-up and London gig next week

This Is Local London:

10:48am Monday 21st July 2014

Everyone knows that the best boybands were made in the nineties and one of the grittiest is on the comeback trail.

Is Belvedere the toughest place in the country to pass your driving test?

This Is Local London: Should Cornish teenagers have to wait until 18 to drive?

10:11am Monday 21st July 2014

Belvedere is reported to have the lowest driving test pass rates in the country.

PubSpy reviews The Charcoal Burner, Sidcup

This Is Local London:

9:16am Monday 21st July 2014

When the weather outside is frying, the temptation to step into an oven-like pub is not overwhelming.

Bexley girls raise £1,916.50 for Breast Cancer UK while power-hooping

This Is Local London:

4:24pm Monday 21st July 2014

A group of girls from Bexley power-hooped their way round a Race for Life course and raised £1916.50 for Breast Cancer UK.

'More rain on the way' says Met Office

This Is Local London:

2:49pm Sunday 20th July 2014

The Met Office have warned that more heavy rains and thunderstorms could affect London and South-east England later today.

Friday night lightning: Photos of second storm over SE London and north Kent

This Is Local London:

12:50pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A second hot and humid night coupled with another thunderstorm kept many people awake across south-east London and north Kent.

26 incredible photos of lightning storm over London and north Kent

This Is Local London:

10:40am Friday 18th July 2014

A lightning storm hit during the early hours, lighting up the night sky and leading to some spectacular pictures.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (July 19 and 20)

This Is Local London: Jason Donovan (centre) with his 'Annie Get Your Gun' co-stars Emma Williams and Norman Pace

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn take a look at some of the best places to go and things to do this weekend across south east London and north Kent.

Lewisham properties are second fastest to sell in UK

This Is Local London: Don’t panic if your landlord decides to sell rented home

2:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

A survey has shown that properties in Lewisham are selling faster than anywhere else in London - and the second fastest in the country.

POLL: Can guys and girls ever be just friends? New novel set in south east London explores topic

This Is Local London:

1:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

Can girls and guys ever really be just friends? That’s the big question begged by romantic comedy novel The Best Thing That Never Happened to Me.

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