Green Party members in Crystal Palace petitioning 'illegal levels' of bus pollution

This Is Local London:

10:51am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Green Party members in Crystal Palace say buses there are pumping out illegal levels of pollution.

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.

PICTURED: Dying friend’s last wish inspires Orpington man to shed 146lbs

This Is Local London:

5:37pm Monday 20th October 2014

An Orpington man has honoured his late friend’s dying wish for him to lose weight and dropped an astonishing 146lbs.

Cat dead in Mottingham after being shot in the neck

This Is Local London:

4:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

A cat in Mottingham had to be put down at the weekend after it was shot in the neck and left paralysed.

PICTURES: Bromley's colourful Diwali celebrations

This Is Local London:

4:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

Hundreds flocked to West Wickham at the weekend to celebrate the Hindu festival of Diwali.

Residents relieved at Waste4Fuel licence revoke but some feel it's 'too little, too late'

This Is Local London: The Waste4Fuel site in Cornwall Drive. Photo taken in June last year

3:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

Residents close to the notorious Waste4Fuel in St Paul’s Cray have finally been given hope of an end to the saga. 

Mystery Biggin Hill resident causes a stir with public sign branding cyclists 'lycra louts'

This Is Local London:

3:17pm Monday 20th October 2014

A mystery Biggin Hill resident has caused a stir amongst cyclists this week with a public signpost branding them “lycra louts”.

Orpington man disguised himself using make-up to commit 'armed' robberies at travel agents

This Is Local London:

3:02pm Monday 20th October 2014

A Gravesend woman who acted as a getaway driver for a man who disguised himself with make-up to commit robbery at agents across England has been handed a suspended sentenced.

Police discover Downham cannabis farm after 'overwhelming' smell of marijuana detected through air vent

This Is Local London:

1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

An "overwhelming" smell of marijuana through an air vent has led officers on foot patrol to a cannabis farm in a Downham flat.

Orpington and Pratts Bottom men charged after railway assault left man with 'significant' head injury

This Is Local London:

1:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

Two men from Orpington and Pratts Bottom have been charged after an assault at a railway station left a man with "significant" head and facial injuries.

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.

Olympic sprinter James Ellington meets budding runners at Orpington 10K race

This Is Local London:

10:13am Monday 20th October 2014

Lewisham born Olympic athlete James Ellington shared his sprinting secrets with budding runners at the Highway 10K run in Orpington on Sunday.

West Wickham residents stage protest against KFC's plans for new drive-thru

This Is Local London:

9:41am Monday 20th October 2014

West Wickham residents turned out in force to protest against KFC's plans for a new drive-thru on Sunday. 

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.

UPDATE: Full story of the mystery Beckenham snake

This Is Local London: Jon Scott of Gwent Paranormal Group is pictured with his Burmese Python snake 'Crush' (1750493)

7:18pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A Beckenham woman found a mystery snake in her house this morning. 

Smoke-filled Bromley theatre result of faulty air conditioning unit

This Is Local London:

10:02am Sunday 19th October 2014

Up to 35 firefighters from the London Fire Brigade attended a smoke-filled Bromley theatre yesterday following reports of a fire. 

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...

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 cancels trains between Lewisham and Hayes

This Is Local London:

4:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

Southeastern suspended services between Lewisham and Hayes due to emergency engineering work.

Interview: Zom-B author Darren Shan talks to Vibe ahead of Bromley signing

This Is Local London:

4:22pm Friday 17th October 2014

Master of children’s horror Darren Shan has sold more than 25 million books in 39 different countries, but he’s not resting on his laurels.

Bromley pre-school has Food Bank day to support community and learn more about food poverty

This Is Local London:

2:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

A Bromley school held a food collection to support the community and learn more about poverty in the UK.

Chelsea Pensioners visit Bromley rugby team

This Is Local London:

10:53am Friday 17th October 2014

A Bromley rugby club welcomed a group of Chelsea Pensioners for a special lunch.

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.

Three men to appear in court following investigation into violent Petts Wood robbery

This Is Local London: Mark Mamerga was sentenced to eight months in jail at Croydon Crown Court

9:47am Friday 17th October 2014

Three men will appear in court following an investigation into a Petts Wood burglary that saw an elderly couple burgled and assaulted.

Sir Derek Jacobi speaks at Bromley Little Theatre Gala evening

This Is Local London:

9:14am Friday 17th October 2014

One of Britain’s best-loved actors paid a visit to Bromley Little Theatre last weekend to help raise money for charity at a gale evening.

Stat Chat: London’s top 5 favourite restaurant cuisines

This Is Local London: Ahead of National Curry Week (7-13 October) NILIMA MARSHALL explores the hidden health benefits of the humble curry.

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Our favourite places to dine out.

Pet of the Day: Ellie the loving lurcher

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Poor Ellie the giant lurcher was rescued after being left tied up at a shop at only nine months old.

Police confirm reports of attempted child abduction in Bromley are false

This Is Local London:

10:26am Thursday 16th October 2014

Police have confirmed reports of an attempted child abduction in Bromley are false.

VIDEO: Orpington gymnast, 12, somersaults his way to world tumbling championships

This Is Local London:

5:40pm Thursday 16th October 2014

An Orpington gymnast has somersaulted his way to representing Team GB at the world tumbling championships in Florida next month.

Ex-boyfriend of internet scammer threatened to smash glass in Beckenham bar manager's face

This Is Local London: Abbey Wood man appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court

3:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The former boyfriend of a convicted scam artist threatened to smash a pint glass in the face of a Beckenham bar manager before being wrestled to the ground by other punters.

Beckenham's Baroness Benjamin opens new Penge library

This Is Local London:

3:32pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Penge’s new library has been officially opened.

Bromley police release images in connection with serious Chislehurst assault

This Is Local London:

2:47pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Bromley police have released images of three people they would like to identify in connection with an assault in Chislehurst.

Three youths charged after pizza delivery driver robbed at knifepoint in Penge

This Is Local London: Image for Purley PizzaExpress

2:03pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Three youths have been charged after a pizza delivery driver was robbed at knifepoint in Penge.

Starbucks dismisses rumours of new shops in Crystal Palace and Penge

This Is Local London: The Starbucks coffee shop in Waterstones book store is closing

1:45pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Starbucks has dismissed rumours the coffee chain is opening two new shops in the borough.

PICTURES: Car 'blowing up' in Orpington

This Is Local London:

11:23am Thursday 16th October 2014

A Bromley resident has described a car "blowing up" after it was found in flames last night.

Running legend Sebastian Coe is head of company behind Crystal Palace athletics stadium demolition plans

This Is Local London: Lord Sebastian Coe

10:57am Thursday 16th October 2014

British sporting legend Sebastian Coe is the head of the company behind plans to demolish the Crystal Palace athletics stadium. 

Teenage girl suffers serious injuries after being hit by car in Downham

This Is Local London:

9:05am Thursday 16th October 2014

A 13-year-old girl is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Downham yesterday afternoon.

Stat Chat: 1 in 3 teenagers meeting online 'friends' in real life

This Is Local London:

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Children making friends online.

Pet of the Day: Brucie the bad boy

This Is Local London:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

“Don’t tell mum I’m being a bad boy,” was the subject line of Jenny from Bromley’s submission as Pet of the Day.

Up to 100 new homes planned for derelict NHS site in Orpington

This Is Local London: Planning is a quasi-legal application

5:11pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Up to 100 new homes could be built on a derelict NHS site in Orpington, it has been revealed.

PubSpy reviews The Bickley in Chislehurst

This Is Local London:

3:46pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Sat in an intensely comfortable tweed wing-back chair in a sunny atrium under a lofty ceiling and vast skylight, it felt remarkably like I had wandered into a nineteenth century novel.

Three youths rob pizza delivery driver at knifepoint in Penge

This Is Local London:

3:26pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Three youths have been arrested after they allegedly robbed a pizza delivery driver at knifepoint in Penge yesterday (October 14).

UPDATE: Major train delays across south east London and north Kent

This Is Local London:

2:43pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A signalling problem at London Victoria and trespasser at London Bridge caused major delays to trains across south east London and north Kent today (October 15).

Car and lorry crash on M25 near Orpington

This Is Local London:

1:52pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A car and lorry have reportedly crashed on the M25 at Orpington.

Charlton offer cheaper day out than Millwall or Palace according to BBC survey

This Is Local London:

12:31pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

If you want a cheap day out at the football in south-east London then head to The Valley – that is the verdict of the BBC’s Price of Football survey.

Waste4Fuel 'ordeal' finally over as its environmental permit is revoked

This Is Local London: IN PICTURES: Two and a half years of Waste4Fuel's mountain of rubbish

12:18pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Bromley’s Waste4Fuel “ordeal” is finally over after its environmental permit was revoked.

Trains could get CHEAPER in London and the South East

This Is Local London: The works will begin next Monday (February 10) and last until April.

12:05pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Commuters using trains across London and the South East could save a much as a third off each journey from early next year.



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