PICTURED: Car on fire in Beckenham Hill Road

This Is Local London:

3:14pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A car burst into flames in Beckenham Hill Road this afternoon.

Celebrity chef Rachel Khoo cooks up a feast at Bromley food festival

This Is Local London:

1:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Former south east London resident and celebrity chef Rachel Khoo showed off her skills at intu Bromley’s Great Taste Food Festival on Saturday (September 13).

Three injured in ambulance and car smash in Bromley

This Is Local London:

12:01pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Three people were injured when a car crashed into an ambulance on a busy Bromley roundabout this morning (September 16).

Beckenham man jailed after arranging to have neighbour assaulted

This Is Local London:

11:18am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A Beckenham man has been jailed for two years after arranging to have his neighbour assaulted.

Bromley Comedy Club returns this weekend

This Is Local London: Crack Comedy Club

9:42am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Stand up comedy returns to Bromley this weekend, with 3 Non-Blondes star Ninia Benjamin headlining the first show.

Kent police warning as thick fog coats south east - and cancels Woolwich Ferry

This Is Local London: Cameron Wells was the unanimous choice of local professional photographers Zoe Norfolk and Matt Humphrey with his entry ‘Football in the Fog at Fortismere’

9:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Much of southern England has been blanketed in thick fog with flights delayed and the Woolwich Ferry stopped as visibility dips to less than 100 metres in places.

5 things to see and do in...New Eltham

This Is Local London:

7:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Locked in an intense rivalry with nearby Sidcup, New Eltham is a fun place to live.

20 super summery selfies that might put a smile on your face

This Is Local London:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Check out these 20 happy selfies which we reckon should make you feel summery all over again.

Beckenham residents lose fight to register Elmers End land as village green

This Is Local London:

5:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

A residents association has lost its battle to register a historic piece of land in Elmers End as a town or village green.

Housing bosses order elderly Beckenham couple to remove treasured bench from outside their home

This Is Local London:

3:39pm Monday 15th September 2014

Housing bosses have ordered a devastated, elderly couple to remove a treasured bench that has been outside their Beckenham home for 14 years.

Bromley woman sets off to climb north Africa's highest peaks in memory of dad

This Is Local London:

11:59am Monday 15th September 2014

A Bromley woman has embarked on a journey to Africa to climb the continent’s highest northern peaks in memory of her dad. 

St Mary Cray-trained fighter Jimi Manuwa set to return to UFC in November

This Is Local London:

11:46am Monday 15th September 2014

Fighting star Jimi Manuwa is set to return to the UFC in November since suffering his first defeat in March.

POLL: How would you vote on Scottish independence? Will it affect us and do you care?

This Is Local London: From left, the Union Jack, St George's Cross and the Saltire.

10:46am Monday 15th September 2014

Today we’re asking you, the people of south-east London and north Kent, what you’re thinking ahead of the Scottish independence referendum this week.

Bromley High Street wine shop blames Tesco as it goes out of business

This Is Local London:

10:21am Monday 15th September 2014

A Bromley wine shop has closed its doors for the last time, blaming Tesco for forcing it out of business.

Bromley painter and decorator flashed woman as she walked past his van

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

9:52am Monday 15th September 2014

A Bromley painter and decorator has been found guilty of exposure after he flashed a woman walking past his van.

Bromley couple’s appeal to reunite lost photo album with owner

This Is Local London:

9:10am Monday 15th September 2014

A Bromley couple have launched an appeal to reunite a lost photo album with its elderly owner.

Stat Chat: Which professions drink the most coffee?

This Is Local London:

6:30am Monday 15th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The workers who drink most coffee.

Police cadet rewarded for bravery after Orpington rape

This Is Local London:

2:59pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A 14-year-old Volunteer Police Cadet (VPC) has been presented with a Police Public Bravery award after his part in ensuring a rapist was identified and convicted.

Weekend travellers voice their anger at Southeastern train delays across News Shopper's patch

This Is Local London: What are your seating or standing preferences when travelling by train?

2:48pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Planned engineering works across the Southeastern rail network are causing chaos across News Shopper's patch today.

Help Mottingham disabled riders get up to £3,000

This Is Local London: Scoobie the horse now

3:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

A Mottingham riding club for the disabled has been shortlisted for a prize of up to £3,000 - but needs your votes to help it win.

Woman in hospital after two-car crash near Chislehurst

This Is Local London:

3:06pm Friday 12th September 2014

A woman has been taken to hospital after a two-car crash near Chislehurst.

Farnborough woman admits £14,855 benefit fraud

This Is Local London:

3:05pm Friday 12th September 2014

A Farnborough woman has been spared jailed after she admitted cheating Bromley Council out of £14,855 in benefits.

Seriously ill kitten left to die in shoebox on Bromley roadside

This Is Local London:

11:04am Friday 12th September 2014

A seriously ill kitten was left to die after being dumped in a shoebox by the side of the road in Bromley.

Bickley woman's pursuit of justice after aunt is brutally beaten and stabbed to death

This Is Local London:

9:13am Friday 12th September 2014

A Bickley woman whose aunt was brutally murdered in South Africa is desperate to bring the killer to justice.

Hoax bomber closes London Bridge station and causes rail chaos

This Is Local London:

9:19am Friday 12th September 2014

Armed police evacuated one of the UK's busiest rail stations, London Bridge, during rush hour after a man allegedly made threats of having a bomb in his case.

Mottingham residents in new fight against Lidl's plans to demolish Porcupine pub

This Is Local London: The Porcupine pub in Mottingham Road, Mottingham.

9:10am Friday 12th September 2014

Mottingham residents are readying themselves for another fight against supermarket chain Lidl’s plans to knock down their beloved Porcupine Pub.

Exhibition to celebrate Crystal Palace Subway's secret past

This Is Local London:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

Stories uncovered by volunteers from the famous Crystal Palace Subway’s past are to be told in an exhibition this month.

Stat Chat: Is your commute to work getting worse?

This Is Local London:

6:30am Friday 12th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Commuter woes as journey times worsen.

'A genuinely nice person': Rio Ferdinand SPOTTED in pie and mash shop in Orpington

This Is Local London:

5:35pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Sturdy ex-Manchester United centre back Rio Ferdinand has been sensationally spotted in a pie and mash shop in Orpington.

Praise for police officers attacked by scissor-wielding Sydenham man

This Is Local London:

2:23pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Two police officers have been awarded for bravery after one of them was stabbed with scissors in an attack which could have killed him.

Southeastern given new government deal despite poor reputation

This Is Local London:

1:06pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Southeastern - voted the worst train company in Britain twice in the last eight months - will carry on running commuter services until June 2018, it has been announced.

Police warn Bromley pensioners of courier scams after five targeted

This Is Local London:

9:51am Thursday 11th September 2014

Police have reissued a courier scam warning to elderly and vulnerable Bromley residents after fraudsters targeted five people in the borough in the last week.

UPDATE: Orpington hit-and-run leaves 23-year-old man in critical condition

This Is Local London:

9:28am Thursday 11th September 2014

A 23-year-old man - named as Kieran Daly - is in critical condition after a hit-and-run in Orpington.

Stat Chat: Could London gain independence as a country?

This Is Local London: SLEEPOVER. On Top of The Shard

6:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Future of London and could the capital be an independent country?

Bacon enthusiast from Downham shocked at out-of-date Tesco purchase

This Is Local London:

4:43pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A bacon enthusiast from Downham who purchased rashers from a Tesco store in Lewisham was shocked to find that it was two days out of date.

Free school to open in Bromley

This Is Local London:

10:57am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A Bromley free school, set up by local families, will open its doors for the first time tomorrow (September 11).

Orpington activist campaigns for new law to protect whistleblowers

This Is Local London:

10:47am Wednesday 10th September 2014

An Orpington activist is to stage a protest in central London today (September 10) campaigning for a new law to protect whistleblowers.

5 thoughts of the week: News Shopper is not going to allow scumbags to hide their past

This Is Local London:

10:03am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Each week I 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

9:00am Wednesday 10th September 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: What annoys you most when travelling with children?

This Is Local London:

6:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Top 10 bugbears of parents travelling with children.

15 things you need to see or do this week

This Is Local London:

6:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Vibe's Sofia Sims takes a look at what's on this week in south east London and north Kent.

Organisers celebrate Chislehurst Rocks festival success

This Is Local London:

11:37am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Organisers are celebrating the success of the fourth annual Chislehurst Rocks music festival.

Motorcyclist injured in Orpington crash

This Is Local London: Police chase in Catford injures four people

10:16am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A motorcyclist was injured in a crash in Orpington on Monday morning (September 8).

Stat Chat: Can you cope without your mobile phone?

This Is Local London: A woman using a mobile phone

6:50am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Are we a bit too obsessed with our mobiles?

5 things to see and do in...Petts Wood

This Is Local London: 'Mini earthquake' felt in Petts Wood by worried resident

6:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

‘If you can’t do it in Petts Wood, it isn’t worth doing’ is what they say.

Wig 'snatched off' during fight between women at intu Bromley

This Is Local London:

2:07pm Monday 8th September 2014

Two women have been photographed fighting in intu Bromley shopping centre, in a confrontation that saw a wig "snatched off" one of their heads.

Help find hit-and-run car with links to Eltham and Anerley

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

4:57pm Monday 8th September 2014

A car believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run when it mounted the pavement and fractured a man's skull has links to Eltham or Anerley, police say.

Elderly cancer sufferer pleads with housing association to fix leak at Orpington home

This Is Local London:

4:33pm Monday 8th September 2014

A distressed great-grandmother recovering from cancer has pleaded with a housing association to fix a leak at her home for months.

Two injured in crash in Bromley town centre

This Is Local London:

3:08pm Monday 8th September 2014

A crash in Bromley town centre left two people injured last Friday (September 5).

Stat Chat: Is London the unfriendliest city in the UK?

This Is Local London:

6:30am Monday 8th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Miserable London branded least friendly city.

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