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Sidcap man helps British Wireless for the Blind Fund raise £28,000

11:29 01 February 2017

Adele Couchman

John and his wife Janet

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John Baines from North Cray was the face of the charity’s annual Christmas appeal for 2016

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Plans to build homes on Old Farm Park have been revealed - have your say

16:57 31 January 2017

Luke May

Parks and open spaces in Bexley are under threat of being sold off due to budget cuts. Old Farm Park Sidcup

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An exhibititon is taking place next week

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Erith woman left shaken after intruder watched her and made sexual comments

16:26 31 January 2017

Simon Allin

Police were called to Park Avenue at 10pm last night. Picture: PA/Nick Ansell.

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Police are appealing for information

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UPDATE: Police investigating suspected gas explosion in Sidcup maisonette

15:33 31 January 2017

Luke May

The scene of a suspected gas explosion in Amberley Court, Sidcup. Credit: @LondonFire

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The incident happened on Saturday

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Police arrest two in connection with Bexley thefts

11:04 31 January 2017

Simon Allin

New Scotland Yard in central London.

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The individuals were also linked to offences in Croydon, Sutton and West Sussex

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Local MP discusses politics and Brexit with pupils on visit to primary school

09:30 31 January 2017

Simon Allin

Mr Evenett with the head and pupils' relatives

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He was given a tour of the school and visited all seven classes

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Suspected gas explosion leaves one person in hospital after fire in Sidcup maisonettes

09:06 30 January 2017

Luke May

The scene of a suspected gas explosion in Amberley Court, Sidcup. Credit: @LondonFire

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The incident happened on Saturday

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Victims of domestic abuse thank shoppers after Giving Tree sees record donations

11:59 30 January 2017

Luke May

Bexley Women�s Aid volunteer Emma Smith with Broadway Shopping Centre retail liaison co-ordinator Christine Barton and some of the letters of thanks, after a record 355 gifts were donated to this ...

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Crystal Palace team up with Bromley and Bexley based college for new sports programme

10:59 30 January 2017

Luke May

The programme was promoted at Crystal Palace's match with Bolton Wanderers earlier this month. Neil Everitt

Neil Everitt

Applications are being accepted now

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Suspected explosion leaves one person in hospital after fire in Sidcup maisonettes

09:06 30 January 2017

Luke May

Residents in Amberley Court were evacuated on Saturday morning after a suspected explosion

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The incident happened on Saturday

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UPDATE: ‘Major disruption’ on trains comes to an end after last week’s freight derailment in Lewisham

08:09 30 January 2017

Simon Allin

The derailed freight train Pic: Network Rail

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Services returned to normal today (Monday)

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UPDATE: ‘Major disruption’ to continue until Monday following derailed freight train in Lewisham

09:33 28 January 2017

Simon Allin

The derailed freight train Pic: Network Rail

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There are limited services to most station but some trains have been cancelled altogether

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Firms launch this year’s Bexley Business Excellence Awards

13:27 27 January 2017

Luke May

Businesses at the launch of the 2017 Bexley Business Excellence Awards in association with Ocado.

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The awards are sponsored by Ocado

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Indian Republic Day event will celebrate integration into British society

12:06 27 January 2017

Simon Allin

Indian Republic Day

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Special guests will include the Mayor of Bexley and the First Secretary from the Indian High Commission

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GUIDE: How can you take part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend?

11:39 27 January 2017

Emily King

Starling

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It doesn’t have to be in your back garden, it can be in a local park or community garden too

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Love doughnuts? There’s a Krispy Kreme set to open in Bexleyheath

11:26 27 January 2017

Luke May

Krispy Kreme is set to open a branch in Bexleyheath on Valentine's Day

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Find out when it opens here

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Author from Maidstone writes children’s history novel feature her own granddaughter

11:00 27 January 2017

Emily King

Ms Elkins and her granddaughter Olivia

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Kathy Elkins runs history workshops

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‘Skoops’ ice cream parlour application REJECTED from former Crayford post office site

09:54 27 January 2017

Luke May

The former post office in Crayford

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The newsagent which housed the post office closed last summer

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2017-01-27 11:59 open_in_new
From Danson Road to Abu Dhabi - Bexleyheath’s Bernie Ecclestone sells-off Formula One for £6billion - find out about his local links HERE

10:19 24 January 2017

Luke May

Bernie Ecclestone during practice at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire.

PA Wire

The former racing leader once lived in Bexleyheath

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UPDATE: Passengers face further day of disruption as work continues to rebuild line at Lewisham damaged by derailed train

10:00 27 January 2017

Tom Pyman

Derailed freight train in Lewisham, south-east London. Photo: Network Rail/PA Wire

Check to see if your route is affected here

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House prices in Abbey Wood have soared by over £100,000 from 10 years go - find out why here

16:13 26 January 2017

Luke May

How Abbey Wood could look once the new station is up and running

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Prices have grown at a rate above the national average

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