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South east London band RetroMuso serve up classic rock sound

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12:28pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A veteran band from south east London has produced a slice of vintage rock on their new album.

Dartford comedian Aaron Morris on a roll with 44,000 Twitter fans

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11:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A young comedian from Dartford is on the cusp of the big time having gained an impressive fan base.

Actor Paul Nicholas recalls working with Beckenham's David Bowie pre-fame

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10:21am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Paul Nicholas is perhaps best known for his BAFTA-nominated lead role in the 80s sitcom Just Good Friends, but a fledgling pop career in the 1960s brought him into contact with a pre-fame David Bowie.

PICTURED: Bexleyheath's Miss Universe finalist models lingerie live at Bluewater

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5:24pm Monday 28th July 2014

Shoppers got a surprise when they passed the window of a lingerie shop in Bluewater at the weekend.

Classical music prodigy Chloe Hanslip to join Kent's young musicians in concert

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4:56pm Monday 28th July 2014

Kent’s best young musicians will get the chance to perform with an internationally acclaimed classical music star.

'It was very painful the last time I was here': Suzanne Shaw returns to Dartford

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1:35pm Monday 28th July 2014

The last time Suzanne Shaw was at The Orchard Theatre in Dartford, she went into labour and was rushed to hospital.

Nashville actor Sam Palladio's southern US accent was made in Sidcup

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11:39am Monday 28th July 2014

Adopting a convincing southern American accent for a major US TV series would be intimidating for some, but not if you’ve studied in Sidcup.

WIN! A hanging basket bundle worth £90 for your garden this summer

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10:45am Monday 28th July 2014

With Britain’s longest summer since 1910 now here, were soaking up every bit of sun we can outdoors, and with more time spent in our gardens, we come to realise it’s not just us longing for a bit of extra colour.

VIDEO: Millwall fan band Exit Black excited by Lions link

News Shopper: 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.

PubSpy reviews The Clipper, Dartford

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8:50am Monday 28th July 2014

Rare is the occasion when getting a drink takes longer than food.

Monty Python's Spamalot set for Bromley run

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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)

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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

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3:56pm Friday 25th July 2014

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

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

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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.

Revealed: 10 things men think about when booking a date venue

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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.

VIDEO: See the new 50 Shades of Grey trailer directed by Goldsmiths graduate

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2:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Audiences have been given an extended glimpse of the feverously-anticipated 50 Shades of Grey film, directed by a Goldsmiths graduate.

Blackheath charity’s play tells true stories of Children of the Great War

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2:16pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A daughter's treasured letter sent by her father from the trenches Christmas 1917 will be read as a monologue in a new production celebrating the centenary of the First World War.

Groundbreaking dance gets live Woolwich Big Screen showing

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12:58pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A gravity-defying dance performance mixed with intricate digital imagery and original music will entertain crowd in Woolwich on Monday (July 28).

Angelina Ballerina ready to dance into Dartford

News Shopper: The cast of Angelina Ballerina The Mousical

12:11pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Everyone’s favourite dancing rodent, Angelina Ballerina, will pirouette into Dartford at the end of August.

Sidcup massage therapist chosen for Commonwealth Games

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A Sidcup massage therapist has been chosen to tend to athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Beckenham pub to host free three day live music festival

News Shopper: 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

News Shopper: 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.

The Black Keys to play Greenwich

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10:41am Thursday 24th July 2014

Rock duo The Black Keys will play in Greenwich as part of their Turn Blue tour next year.

Countdown to Greenwich Music Time featuring Jools Holland, Russell Watson and Goldfrapp

News Shopper: Jools Holland

10:17am Thursday 24th July 2014

Greenwich is less than a month away from a major outdoor music series.

VIDEO UPDATE: Dartford strongman Terry Hollands' Herculean stunt for Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson film

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5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Dartford strongman Terry Hollands produced a Herculean effort to keep traffic moving in central London this morning.

Review: Wine tasting at Vinopolis

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4:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

For an evening of exquisite wine, education and excitement, head to the Victorian railway arches of Vinopolis.

Goldsmiths Arms in Penge set for first annual summer fete

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3:45pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

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

Gerry and the Pacemakers returning to Dartford with 60s Gold

News Shopper: Gerry Marsden and his band

2:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Five decades have passed since they first hit number one and Merseybeat record breakers Gerry and the Pacemakers are heading back to Dartford.

Wilde's Dorian Gray to take up residence in Greenwich townhouse

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2:44pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Greenwich  townhouse will be the intimate setting for a new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s gothic fable, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Catford rapper ShaoDow follows in footsteps of Dr Dre

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2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Fiercly independent Catford rapper ShaoDow has taken a leaf out of Dr Dre’s book by selling a line of headphones.

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

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12:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

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

Tried and tested: Sidcup Place Brewers Fayre expands to takeaway service

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11:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Long gone are the days when the choice of takeaway was chicken tikka or beef in black bean sauce, restaurants are moving into the mix and you can even pick up a good old bangers and mash.

Erith shopping centre plans Pet Day

News Shopper: PICTURED: Easter delight at Erith Riverside Shopping Centre with hedgehogs

10:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Animal lovers can get hands on with cute critters in Erith early next month.

5 of the best places to Pick Your Own fruit and vegetables in north Kent and south east London

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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.

Saturday Kitchen's Susy Atkins talks summer food and wine at Chapters, Blackheath

News Shopper: Wine expert Susy Atkins filmed at Waitrose on Wednesday

10:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Anyone who’s seen Come Dine With Me will understand – knowledgably pairing wine with food is a skills worth having, and some feel under considerable pressure to get it right.

The Thank Bank: Readers say 'thank you'

News Shopper: 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)

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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)

5 things to see and do in...Sidcup

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9:04am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Vibe’s Georgina Coleman picks out the places you should go and the things to see if you find yourself in sunny Sidcup.

One in five mums announce birth on Facebook within half an hour

News Shopper: There were celebrations in Royal circles and throughout the land when Prince George was christened in a ceremony that spanned four generations of the royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were joined by the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prin

12:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A year ago today, the world’s media ended a long vigil outside the now-famous Lindo Wing – but maybe they should have just kept tabs on Kate’s Facebook.

'Peculiar and hectic' show The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face to open new Greenwich venue

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12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A disorienting multi-sensory show will open at an old coaling jetty in Greenwich this summer.

PICTURED: Refurbished grand Greenwich pub The Mitre reopens

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11:21am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A grand Grade II listed pub in Greenwich has reopened after extensive refurbishment.

Interview: TOWIE's Sam Faiers launches lingerie range at Bluewater

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10:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Feeling sexy is as simple as get good-fitting underwear, according to TOWIE star Sam Faiers.

Bexleyheath’s Miss Universe finalist to model lingerie at Bluewater

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9:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Bluewater underwear shop has enlisted a Miss Universe finalist to encourage women of all sizes to discover their perfect fit.

WIN! Family Sea Life tickets and return off-peak rail travel

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11:47am Monday 21st July 2014

The sun is shining and summer is in full swing, it's the perfect opportunity for a National Rail 2 for 1 day out to a top British attraction.

'A lot of bridges were burnt': East 17 discuss new line-up and London gig next week

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10:48am Monday 21st July 2014

Everyone knows that the best boybands were made in the nineties and one of the grittiest is on the comeback trail.

PubSpy reviews The Charcoal Burner, Sidcup

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9:16am Monday 21st July 2014

When the weather outside is frying, the temptation to step into an oven-like pub is not overwhelming.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (July 19 and 20)

News Shopper: Jason Donovan (centre) with his 'Annie Get Your Gun' co-stars Emma Williams and Norman Pace

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn take a look at some of the best places to go and things to do this weekend across south east London and north Kent.

QUIZ: Does a certain someone want to be more than just friends?

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3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

Is there someone in your life who secretly has feelings for you and wants to be more than just a friend? Find out with our quiz.

POLL: Can guys and girls ever be just friends? New novel set in south east London explores topic

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1:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

Can girls and guys ever really be just friends? That’s the big question begged by romantic comedy novel The Best Thing That Never Happened to Me.

14 tips and advice to stay safe in thunderstorms and lightning

News Shopper: Readers' pictures: Lightning storm over Oxfordshire

1:06pm Friday 18th July 2014

Thunderstorms struck across the south east London and Kent last night and there are more on the way, according to forecasters.






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