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Local hero from Thornton Heath doctors' surgery has come up with a brilliant idea to improve patients health

Brian Dickens could win a national award

A "trailblazer" from Thornton Heath has been chosen from more than 750 candidates to represent London in a competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday.

Brian Dickens, a practice manager at Parchmore Medical Centre, was nominated by ...

today 01:23 open_in_new
Local hero from Thornton Heath doctors' surgery has come up with a brilliant idea to improve patients health

Brian Dickens could win a national award

A "trailblazer" from Thornton Heath has been chosen from more than 750 candidates to represent London in a competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday.

Brian Dickens, a practice manager at Parchmore Medical Centre, was nominated by ...

today 01:23 open_in_new
9 things you should definitely say to someone from Croydon

It's a good idea to pretend you're not a Brighton fan too

Croydon is a great place to live, and its residents are pretty fond of the borough.

Unfortunately however, there are some people who just don't know Croydon like we do, and they seem to have a lot of misconceptions about the ...

yesterday 21:11 open_in_new
9 things you should definitely say to someone from Croydon

It's a good idea to pretend you're not a Brighton fan too

Croydon is a great place to live, and its residents are pretty fond of the borough.

Unfortunately however, there are some people who just don't know Croydon like we do, and they seem to have a lot of misconceptions about the ...

yesterday 21:11 open_in_new
Five men arrested as police mount dawn raids to tackle suspected burglars in Bromley

Expensive cars, jewellery and cash were targeted in the burglaries

Five men have been arrested in a dawn raid on several properties in Bromley and the south east after a series of night time burglaries were carried out in Bromley.

The men, aged between 17 and 28, were arrested in ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
New Addington police launch crackdown on motorbike and moped riders

Police want to crack down on antisocial behaviour by people riding two wheelers on the estate

The Met Police team based in New Addington has launched a crackdown on people riding motorbikes, mini motos and mopeds on public green spaces on the estate.

A spate of what is described as ...

yesterday 19:05 open_in_new
Police across the country have been accused of not taking the cat killer case seriously

The warning comes as the group investigating the killings says bunny rabbits are now being targeted

A member of the South Norwood Animal Rescue Liberty (SNARL) group investigating the so-called 'Croydon Cat Killer' has claimed that many police forces are failing to take the case ...

yesterday 18:02 open_in_new
Aldi's giant £4.99 steak is returning - but for one day only

The piece of meat weighs 16oz

Anyone planning a bank holiday BBQ might want to make a stop at Aldi this Thursday, as the supermarket has announced the return of a famous product.

You'll find everything you will need to satisfy the meat lover in your life, as the budget supermarket ...

yesterday 15:56 open_in_new
Burst water main closes Thornton Heath road - live updates

The road has been shut since around 9.30am today (Tuesday, May 22)

A road through Thornton Heath is currently closed for exmergency repairs after a water main burst.

The water main, at the junction of Galpin's Road and Goldwell Road, burst at around 9.30am on Tuesday (May 22) and ...

yesterday 14:53 open_in_new
Croydon's X Factor winner Ben Haenow on life after Cowell, marriage and his new album

The singer reveals he went through a “down time” when the “bubble burst” but now life is looking up

Croydon X Factor winner Ben Haenow is open about the tough time had after being dropped from Simon Cowell’s Syco label.

The former Edenham High pupil was cut loose from the ...

yesterday 13:50 open_in_new
Croydon's X Factor winner Ben Haenow on life after Cowell, marriage and his new album

The singer reveals he went through a “down time” when the “bubble burst” but now life is looking up

Croydon X Factor winner Ben Haenow is open about the tough time had after being dropped from Simon Cowell’s Syco label.

The former Edenham High pupil was cut loose from the ...

yesterday 13:50 open_in_new
Ryanair offering special one-day sale with deals on flights starting at £5.99

As part of this special sale you have until midnight to book your seat on cheap flights to popular European destinations

Low cost airline Ryanair is offering some super cheap deals on flights to some of Europe's top holiday spots.

Ryanair launched a special one-day only sale on ...

yesterday 12:47 open_in_new
Drivers warned petrol and diesel prices could rise to above 140p per litre

The prices at the pump for petrol and diesel are already at a three-and-a-half-year high

Drivers could soon face having to pay more than 140p per litre at the pump on fuel.

The RAC has warned petrol and diesel prices are set to rise by another 2p in the next fortnight - on top of ...

yesterday 12:47 open_in_new
Drivers warned petrol and diesel prices could rise to above 140p per litre

The prices at the pump for petrol and diesel are already at a three-and-a-half-year high

Drivers could soon face having to pay more than 140p per litre at the pump on fuel.

The RAC has warned petrol and diesel prices are set to rise by another 2p in the next fortnight - on top of ...

yesterday 12:47 open_in_new
Ryanair offering special one-day sale with deals on flights starting at £5.99

As part of this special sale you have until midnight to book your seat on cheap flights to popular European destinations

Low cost airline Ryanair is offering some super cheap deals on flights to some of Europe's top holiday spots.

Ryanair launched a special one-day only sale on ...

yesterday 12:47 open_in_new
Schoolboy ‘cornered, chased and stabbed with a machete’ by pair on moped, court hears

The brother of murder victim Scotty Koebittra, Daryl Koebittra, has been charged with the attempted murder of a teen

A 16-year-old boy was “cornered, chased and stabbed” with a machete by a pair of boys on a moped and when asked who was responsible for stabbing him, said “ Selhurst ...

yesterday 10:41 open_in_new
Police give update on elderly woman rushed to hospital with head injuries after Selsdon crash

Busy Addington Road was shut for four hours following the crash between a moped and pedestrian

Police have provided a condition update on the woman, believed to be in her 90s, who was rushed to hospital with head injuries following a crash with a moped in Selsdon.

Met Police officers ...

yesterday 10:41 open_in_new
Police give update on elderly woman rushed to hospital with head injuries after Selsdon crash

Busy Addington Road was shut for four hours following the crash between a moped and pedestrian

Police have provided a condition update on the woman, believed to be in her 90s, who was rushed to hospital with head injuries following a crash with a moped in Selsdon.

Met Police officers ...

yesterday 10:41 open_in_new
Southern has completely changed its timetable - here’s how people are coping

Delays and cancellations have hit customers since the new timetable came into effect

A massive shakeup of train timetables has led to passengers facing delays and cancellations.

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – which operates Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express services – ...

yesterday 09:38 open_in_new
Southern has completely changed its timetable - here’s how people are coping

Delays and cancellations have hit customers since the new timetable came into effect

A massive shakeup of train timetables has led to passengers facing delays and cancellations.

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – which operates Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express services – ...

yesterday 09:38 open_in_new
Elderly man dies in hospital following south London car crash

The 83-year-old pedestrian passed away on Saturday (May 19), four days after he was involved in a crash with a car in Wandsworth

An elderly man who was involved in a car crash while walking in south London has died in hospital.

The 83-year-old pedestrian was involved in the collision ...

yesterday 08:35 open_in_new