M25 near Orpington suffering severe delays after car pulling caravan overturns

This Is Local London:

3:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

There are serious delays on the M25 near Orpington and Swanley after a car pulling a caravan overturned.

Penge bus driver stabbed through window with knife in altercation with pedestrian

This Is Local London:

2:22pm Monday 28th July 2014

A bus driver in Penge was stabbed around the eye with a utility knife in an altercation with a pedestrian.

Orpington man guilty of importing millions of pounds worth of cocaine into UK

This Is Local London:

1:19pm Monday 28th July 2014

An Orpington man involved in importing millions of pounds worth of cocaine into the UK has been jailed.

92-year-old woman who slipped over near Bromley Sainsbury's thanks people who came to her aid

This Is Local London:

12:08pm Monday 28th July 2014

A 92-year-old woman, who slipped over near Sainsbury's in Bromley, has thanked the people who helped her and paid for a cab to take her home.

VIDEO: Millwall fan band Exit Black excited by Lions link

This Is Local London: VIDEO Bands to look out for: Exit Black

9:25am Monday 28th July 2014

A Millwall fan has achieved a goal after his band featured on one of the club’s official videos.

PICTURES: Parts of Beckenham flooded after torrential downfall

This Is Local London:

4:43pm Friday 25th July 2014

Parts of Beckenham are flooded following a torrential downfall this afternoon (July 25).

Monty Python's Spamalot set for Bromley run

This Is Local London:

4:37pm Friday 25th July 2014

The tears of laughter have barely dried from the last of the Monty Python gang’s Greenwich run and now fans in Bromley can giggle themselves silly.

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.

Beckenham singer Kit Rice's Nonsense is fans' summer jam

This Is Local London:

3:56pm Friday 25th July 2014

A singer-songwriter from Beckenham is ready to make waves with his Nonsense.

'In my eyes she'll always be a princess': St Paul's Cray girl celebrates first birthday on same day as Prince George

This Is Local London:

3:43pm Friday 25th July 2014

A one-year-old St Paul's Cray girl celebrated her first birthday on Tuesday - the same day as Prince George - throwing a huge party that attracted 200 guests.

Bromley Council's Peter Fortune to contest Lewisham East election

This Is Local London:

3:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

A Bromley councillor has been selected to stand for the Lewisham East seat at next year's elections.

VIDEO: Keston boxing champion David Haye presents the weather - for dogs

This Is Local London:

1:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

When you have been champion of the world like Keston’s David Haye, what’s next? Presenting the world’s first weather forecast for dogs, of course.

VIDEO: Orpington man is online celebrity thanks to YouTube cat videos

This Is Local London:

12:39pm Friday 25th July 2014

An Orpington man has joined the fluffy world of online celebrity cats after seeing his YouTube channel amass over five million views.

Golf club grass fire in Orpington causes damage to land equivalent to two football pitches

This Is Local London: A firefighter tackles a grass fire

11:34am Friday 25th July 2014

An area of grassland equivalent to two football pitches was damaged by fire in Orpington yesterday (July 24).

Bromley charity visit sees unexpected appearance from Prime Minister David Cameron

This Is Local London:

10:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Friends and supporters of a Bromley children's charity were invited to meet the Chancellor of the Exchequer at 11 Downing Street - and were treated to an unexpected visit from Prime Minister David Cameron.

Grove Park stakes claim to be home of Edith Nesbit classic The Railway Children

This Is Local London: The Railway Children

9:42am Friday 25th July 2014

Grove Park has staked a claim to be the home of classic children's book The Railway Children with the launch of a new 'heritage trail' just in time for the summer holidays.

UPDATE: Parent outrage as Bromley Council committee decision leaves children without a school

This Is Local London:

4:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Parents have been left outraged after a Bromley Council committee rejected the creation of a new primary school - leaving their children without a school just six weeks before the start of term.

Pet of the Day: Patch is loveable even in disguise

This Is Local London:

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Nine year old Patch saw some tough times before he was rescued by Lucy from Bromley.

MORE fires at Waste4Fuel

This Is Local London:

10:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

There have been fires at Waste4Fuel in St Paul's Cray for the last two days.

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.

West Wickham mum sues dentist for £20k after '12 months of pain and suffering'

This Is Local London:

3:32pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A woman from West Wickham has won £20,000 after dental implants left her with “12 months of wholly avoidable pain and suffering”.

Chislehurst school joins nationwide network after seeing state students 'ten times less likely' to view peers as successful

This Is Local London:

12:52pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A Chislehurst school has joined an alumni network after figures revealed state educated students are ten times more likely to view their peers as “unsuccessful”.

Beckenham pub to host free three day live music festival

This Is Local London: The Theme: Reece Wiggett (left) guitar, Gary Davies, vocals, Martin Gamby, drums, Anthony Morgan, bass, and Paul Bassom, guitar

11:45am Thursday 24th July 2014

Great bands and great craic will be the order of the day at the beginning of the month as an Irish bar in Beckenham hosts its own free three-day music festival.

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.

Sydenham man who repeatedly raped same victim is jailed

This Is Local London:

9:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

A man responsible for raping the same victim on a number of separate occasions has been jailed for 13 years.

Series of incidents in Sevenoaks Way area end in serious assault on 15-year-old boy

This Is Local London:

5:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Four incidents in or near Sevenoaks Way ended in a serious assault on a 15-year-old boy yesterday evening (July 22).

Orpington man: 'Every time there is continuous rainfall I fear my house will flood'

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An Orpington man says his house is at risk of flooding every time there is continuous rainfall, due to poor drainage in his road.

Goldsmiths Arms in Penge set for first annual summer fete

This Is Local London:

3:45pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A summer fete will mark the re-opening of a Penge pub by quirky collective Antic.

Minnie Mouse appears at Bromley United Services Club Help For Heroes fundraiser

This Is Local London:

3:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The Bromley United Services Club raised over £600 for Help For Heroes during a fun weekend that boasted an appearance from Minnie Mouse.

Beckenham mum set for showdown at Brands Hatch after birthday track day sparked racing fever

This Is Local London:

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Beckenham woman who crunches numbers by day is set for a final 2014 showdown at Brands Hatch after working her way up in the racing world.

Fire brigade called to 100 Bromley children stuck in cars - and child with head in potty

This Is Local London: Firefighters called after Layton, two, gets head stuck in his toilet seat

12:46pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Since 2001 around 100 children in Bromley have had to be rescued from vehicles after being trapped inside, figures show.

Poster shows Forest Hill's Timothy Spall as painter JMW Turner

This Is Local London:

12:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Timothy Spall looks a picture in the first official poster for his new film.

UPDATE: 'Mayhem' after Leesons Hill, St Paul's Cray, crash, which involved a motorcycle

This Is Local London:

12:03pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a crash in Leesons Hill, St Paul's Cray, this morning.

Do you know this mystery 'husky' cat, found all alone in Bromley?

This Is Local London:

11:15am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Do you know this mystery cat, a wandering "feline husky" found sitting quietly in a Bromley alleyway?

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.

UPDATE: Train delays due to man 'laying on the track' at Anerley

This Is Local London:

9:56am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

There were delays to trains running through Anerley station yesterday afternoon (July 22) after a man wandered onto the tracks.

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)

UPDATE: Burst water main in West Wickham causing traffic delays

This Is Local London:

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A burst water main in West Wickham High Street is causing traffic delays.

Design for Biggin Hill heritage centre approved by Bromley Council

This Is Local London:

3:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A design for a heritage centre in Biggin Hill - remembering, among other things, its role in the Battle of Britain - has been approved by Bromley Council.

Bromley man arrested after cannabis drugs bust

This Is Local London:

3:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Bromley man has been arrested after police uncovered around 20 cannabis plants at his home.

PHOTOS: Group behind £90 million Bromley development starts small with new church garden

This Is Local London:

2:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The developer behind a £90 million Bromley regeneration project has unveiled a new community garden, showing signs of what’s to come.

Police want to speak to 'bewildered' man after burglary in Hayes newsagents

This Is Local London:

2:01pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police want to speak to a man in connection with a burglary in a Hayes newsagents - after he was caught staring in bewilderment at a CCTV camera.

PICTURES: Victorian tree planted in grounds of historic Beckenham house completely destroyed by lightning bolt

This Is Local London:

12:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A tree in Beckenham planted in the Victorian times has been left completely destroyed after being hit by a powerful bolt of lightning. 

Gravesend woman Jane Dale's death was caused by hanging

This Is Local London:

11:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A body found in Biggin Hill last week has been formally identified as missing Gravesend woman Jane Dale and a post-mortem examination has revealed her death was caused by hanging.

PICTURES: Eight puppies abandoned in Orpington road

This Is Local London:

9:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Eight puppies found abandoned in a rubbish bin in Orpington last week are doing well, and will soon be seeking a new home.

Anerley Road blocked due to accident

This Is Local London:

8:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Anerley Road is currently partially blocked both ways due to an accident.

UPDATE: VIDEO: Huge hidden sinkhole in St Paul's Cray is a 'dene hole', says council

This Is Local London:

5:40pm Monday 21st July 2014

A woman has uncovered a hidden sinkhole in a St Paul's Cray field.

Bromley police cracking down on dangerous use of motorised bikes in borough

This Is Local London:

4:58pm Monday 21st July 2014

After a number of complaints, police in Bromley are launching a crackdown on unlicensed bikes, mini-motos and off-road bikes being ridden dangerously in the borough.

Men charged with violent burglary in Petts Wood to appear at Croydon Crown Court

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

4:36pm Monday 21st July 2014

The men charged with a Petts Wood burglary that saw a couple tied up, assaulted, and robbed, are to appear at Croydon Crown Court. 



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