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Elizabeth line branch opening delayed until at least October 2020

PUBLISHED: 07:00 19 June 2019

Sophie Morton

An Elizabeth line train passing through Custom House station on a test run. Picture: Monica Wells

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Met Office issues yellow weather warning as heavy rain and storms forecast

PUBLISHED: 10:00 18 June 2019

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A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office. Picture: Ken Mears

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Kent County Show's 90th anniversary will be special

PUBLISHED: 07:00 18 June 2019

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Spectacular displays on horseback will wow the crowds in the main arena. Picture: Kent County Show

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Cricket: Crawley century puts Kent on top against Notts

PUBLISHED: 19:33 17 June 2019 | UPDATED: 19:33 17 June 2019

Zak Crawley in batting action for Kent (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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Soultown Festival 2019: Jocelyn Brown and Evelyn Champagne King to perform

PUBLISHED: 07:00 17 June 2019

Chris Murphy

Alexander O'Neal wows the Soultown crowd last year. Picture: Soultown

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Diesel spillage at Dartford Crossing causing eight miles of queues on M25

PUBLISHED: 14:30 14 June 2019 | UPDATED: 14:34 14 June 2019

Matthew Clemenson

There are currently eight miles of queues building up on the M25 south of the Dartford Crossing. Picture: Highways England

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Festival of Colour at The Glades, Bromley, will raise money for cancer charities

PUBLISHED: 07:00 14 June 2019

Chris Murphy

Glades boss Mark Haynes says its Festival of Colour on Saturday will brighten the day. Picture: Simon Armstrong

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Bromley charity aiming to ensure every child has its own bed

PUBLISHED: 15:49 13 June 2019

Chris Murphy

The Beds for kids team from left to right is Mary Ion, Tracy Griffin, Lisa Warren (back), Emma Martin (front), Madeleine Hay, Georgette Purdey (front), Hannah Walder, and Lorelei Freeman. ...

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Cricket: Rayner hopes Kent switch will reap rewards

PUBLISHED: 15:35 13 June 2019 | UPDATED: 15:35 13 June 2019

Middlesex's Ollie Rayner (right) and wicketkeeper John Simpson (left) celebrate (pic John Walton/PA)

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Health watchdog inspectors makes string of worrying findings at Princess Royal Hospital in Orpington

PUBLISHED: 10:00 13 June 2019

Chris Murphy

The Princess Royal University Hospital. Photo: David Martin/Wiki Commons

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Beckenham flat fire burns for two hours as firefighters save 11 from building

PUBLISHED: 13:04 12 June 2019

Matthew Clemenson

Firefighters rescued 11 people from a fire in Beckenham. Picture: @LondonFire

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Pink Floyd tribute band plays at Beckenham church in aid of prostate cancer charity

PUBLISHED: 07:00 12 June 2019

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The concert will be at St George's Church, High Street, Beckenham on June 19. Picture: Paul Bennett

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Former teacher from Orpington with motor neurone disease sets wheelchair record

PUBLISHED: 09:30 11 June 2019

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Marcus and Phil enduring appalling weather to shatter the world record for wheelchair pushing by males in a half marathon. Picture: Guinness World Records

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Orpington fundraiser takes on his 25th consecutive London to Brighton Bike Ride in aid of British Heart Foundation

PUBLISHED: 10:07 10 June 2019

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Mark with his daughter Louise get ready for his retirement ride after 25 years. Picture: Mark Martin

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Watch this weekend's weather forecast: Likely to be a wet one

PUBLISHED: 10:00 08 June 2019

Matthew Clemenson

A spectator shelters under an umbrella as rain delays play during Yorkshire CCC vs Essex CCC, Specsavers County Championship Division 1 Cricket at Emerald Headingley Cricket Ground on ...

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Queen honours Bromley Inspector who cares for families of police officers killed on duty

PUBLISHED: 07:00 08 June 2019

Chris Murphy

Gary was made an MBE for his work supporting families of fallen police officers. Picture: Met Police

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Comedian Tom Allen visits Sydenham hospice to hand over his Pointless winnings

PUBLISHED: 07:00 07 June 2019

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Television comedian Tom Allen met staff at St Christopher's Hospice to hand over his Pointless winnings.

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Prickend Pond, Chislehurst given major grant for restoration work

PUBLISHED: 15:35 06 June 2019 | UPDATED: 15:35 06 June 2019

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Steven Lofting, biodiversity adviser RSPB & idverde, John Hayhow, chairman of Chislehurst Commons, Peter Woodward, Chislehurst Commons trustee, and idverde''s ...

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Hospice shops need you as a volunteer

PUBLISHED: 07:00 04 June 2019

Chris Murphy

St Christopher's Hospice shops needs more volunteers

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As Volunteers' Week is coming to an end on June 7, the Hospice said it is seeking a very special kind of person to ...

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New play equipment at Kings Meadow moves closer

PUBLISHED: 07:00 04 June 2019

Chris Murphy

There are big plans for this play area and it could all be happening soon as money starts to roll in. Picture: Bromley Council

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Chislehurst Rocks breaking down barriers for disabled music fans

PUBLISHED: 10:32 03 June 2019

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Katrina O'Leary, from Need2Change, with her daughter Sophie and Matt from Mobiloo welcome the organisers' attempts to make disabled access much easier. Picture: ...

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