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Thamesmead woman, Joy Williams, 24, dies during cosmetic surgery in Thailand

News Shopper:

10:42am Saturday 25th October 2014

A Thamesmead woman has died during cosmetic surgery at a clinic in Thailand, authorities in the country have said.

VIDEO: Is it fair bus driver lost his job after this brawl with passengers?

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11:40am Friday 24th October 2014

Amazing CCTV footage has emerged of a wrestling match between a bus driver and two passengers which cost the father-of-10 his job.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (October 25 and 26)

News Shopper:

5:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at what’s going on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 25 and 26)

VIDEO: Bexleyheath schoolgirl hits the high notes in national signing competition

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3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A Bexleyheath schoolgirl is riding high in a national singing competition.

Thamesmead school reveals new community facility for parents

News Shopper:

2:14pm Friday 24th October 2014

A Thamesmead school has unveiled its new community room which will help parents access nearby services.

11 ideas for what to do with your extra hour when the clocks go back

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11:36am Friday 24th October 2014

Don’t forget, the clocks go back an hour on Sunday. An extra hour is a gift that we wouldn’t want you to waste so we’ve come up with eleven ways to spend the extra time.

Bexley police statistics show 16 per cent of burglars use the front door or open windows

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11:32am Friday 24th October 2014

Bexley police have released alarming figures showing 16 per cent of burglaries in the area happen when doors and windows are left open.

Stat Chat: Top 10 words people look up most in the dictionary

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6:30am Friday 24th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Words people look up most in the dictionary.

Southeastern launches 'meet the manager' for public to find out more about Thameslink Programme

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2:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Southeastern is giving train passengers the opportunity to ‘meet the manager’ over the coming weeks.

Home Leigh Care Home, Erith set to close

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2:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

An Erith care home is set to close as it is "no longer fit for purpose".

Sidcup gynaecologist Rod Irvine's alleged victims' claims could be dealt with early

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2:15pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Alleged victims of Sidcup-based gynaecologist Rod Irvine may have their claims against him dealt with faster - after lawyers struck a new deal with the NHS.

Cute Pets 2014 competition begins - chance to win £300 Pets At Home vouchers

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12:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Furry, feathered or scaly, we don’t mind. It’s cuteness that counts in our search for the most picture-perfect pet.

Best friend's plea after 16-year-old girl goes missing from Blackfen

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11:36am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The best friend of a girl, who has gone missing from the Blackfen area, has appealed for help finding her.

Family of murdered Ben Fasina: 'We forgive his killers but want change in Thamesmead'

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10:46am Thursday 23rd October 2014

The family of Olamide Fasina, who was stabbed to death by an armed gang, say they forgive his killers and want the 25-year-old's murder to bring "change" to Thamesmead.

Residents voice concern over Erith Quarry plans

News Shopper:

8:41am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Erith residents have voiced concerns over innovative plans to renovate Erith Quarry.

5 top stories to get you through your morning commute

News Shopper:

8:05am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Forget about the cold and gloomy morning with this selection of top stories from our News Shopper reporters.

Ghost-myth-busters: 'Hoaxes and mistakes' explain sightings says professor - do you agree?

News Shopper: BECKENHAM: Dog walker spots 'ghost' in park

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Do ghosts really exist? With Halloween coming, Professor Chris French, head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths, tackles this spooky issue.

Man, 22, arrested over Thamesmead murder of Ben Fasina

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4:53pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Police have revealed a 22-year-old has been arrested and bailed over the murder of Olamide Fasina in Thamesmead.

Queen's Guide awards for Sidcup women

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4:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A pair of Sidcup guide leaders have achieved the highest award offered by the Guide Association.

Man arrested during Thamesmead drugs raid

News Shopper:

4:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Thamesmead police arrested a man for possession of Class B drugs following a raid on a house in Kale Road.

Bexleyheath primary school celebrates 'impressive' Ofsted improvements

News Shopper:

4:19pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A Bexleyheath primary school is celebrating after bouncing back from a disappointing Ofsted report.

Bexley's 14th annual home brew festival welcomes 100 tipplers

News Shopper:

3:29pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

One-hundred tipplers turned out for Bexley’s 14th annual home brew festival.

QUIZ: Take our Halloween test to see how brave you really are

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12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

With Halloween around the corner, now’s the time to find out exactly how brave – or not – you are by taking our quiz.

5 Thoughts: 'Homophobic' bus driver was jealous and Victor Moses is a 'cheat'

News Shopper:

9:58am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Each week I use this space to share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly.

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

9:09am Wednesday 22nd October 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: Top 10 best and worst online shops revealed

News Shopper: SPENDING TIME: Amman Valley workers spend more than 18 minutes a day shopping online when they should be working.

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Best and worst online shops.

Father-of-10 sacked as bus driver over wrestling match with passenger

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10:43am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A father-of-10 was sacked from his job as a bus driver after getting into a wrestling match with a passenger who threw a can of drink at his head.

Bexley woman appointed as Scouts' first ever youth commissioner

News Shopper:

4:43pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A Bexley woman has made history by being appointed the first ever Scout Association UK youth commissioner.

Dartford and Crayford Sea Cadets saved by last minute cash injection

News Shopper:

4:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Crayford’s sea cadets were about to sink without trace until a last minute cash injection helped them stay afloat.

Station Road in Sidcup closed for week-long repairs following leak discovery

News Shopper: Major delays near Newhaven as A259 closed following crash

4:23pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A Sidcup street is being closed next week after a leak was discovered.

Man who stole violin from his brother's Sidcup home handed community order

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3:24pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A man who stole a treasured violin from his brother's Sidcup home has been ordered to undertake unpaid community work.

Three sentenced after cannabis found in Sidcup nightclub, leading to discovery of huge cannabis factory in Pratts Bottom

News Shopper:

1:42pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Three people have been sentenced after cannabis was found in a Sidcup nightclub, leading to the discovery of a huge cannabis factory and CS gas in Pratts Bottom.

Cement mixer collides with female pedestrian, 60, in Sidcup

News Shopper:

12:56pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A female pedestrian was involved in a collision with a cement mixer in Sidcup yesterday lunchtime.

Ex-England and Millwall midfielder tells young Thamesmead footballers: 'Work hard if you want to make it to the Premiership'

News Shopper:

11:11am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Young, aspiring Thamesmead footballers were left in awe when they received a visit from former Millwall and England midfielder Dennis Wise.

Waddling penguins to lead shoppers to Santa's grotto in Bexleyheath shopping centre

News Shopper:

10:29am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Penguins will waddle to life and lead shoppers to a charity grotto in a UK-first at Broadway shopping centre, Bexleyheath, this Christmas.

Remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo cause rush-hour travel misery

News Shopper:

9:55am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo have blown into Britain, causing rush-hour travel misery for road, rail and air travellers.

Stat Chat: Most people say their pet is equally or more important than family

News Shopper:

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: How well we treat our pets.

Unusual French farce opens in Erith tonight

News Shopper:

3:43pm Monday 20th October 2014

A French farce will be delivered in truly unique and no doubt hilarious style at Erith Playhouse.

X Factor: Charlie Jones from Welling's Stereo Kicks saved in sing-off

News Shopper: Stereo Kicks have survived the latest X Factor sing-off

3:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

Stereo Kicks, the eight-piece X Factor boyband containing Welling’s Charlie Jones, have vowed to work extra hard over the next week in order to avoid landing in the bottom two again.

Thamesmead murder estate 'being controlled by gangs'

News Shopper:

2:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

Terrified Thamesmead residents claim gangs have been left untouched by police to control parts of their estate.

Belvedere Splash Park could close as part of £50 million funding squeeze

News Shopper:

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Belvedere Splash Park could close as part of a £50 million package of savings proposed by Bexley Council.

INTERVIEW: Southeastern's new managing director on 'big changes' to services in south-east London and north Kent

News Shopper:

11:11am Monday 20th October 2014

Commuters of south-east London and north Kent will be travelling on Southeastern trains for a while yet.

PICTURED: Shampan celebrates 25 years and plans new restaurant

News Shopper:

10:59am Monday 20th October 2014

Multi award-winning south east London curry house group Shampan celebrated its silver anniversary with a black tie gala event.

Stat Chat: Top 5 tips for happy life - with 58 revealed to be best age

News Shopper: FAMILY LIFE: No need to feel all alone

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The secrets to a happy life.

Weather warnings as tail-end of hurricane to hit south east on Monday

News Shopper: BE AWARE: The Met Office has warned that South Wales will be battered by 60mph gales tonight.

1:23pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Sunny spells over the weekend look set to be the calm before the storm in the south east with strong winds expected early next week.

Top 10 facts you probably didn't know about autumn

News Shopper:

10:29am Saturday 18th October 2014

Autumn is well and truly upon us and News Shopper have unearthed some interesting facts that you probably didn't know about the season of harvest, Halloween and fireworks...

Thamesmead murder victim Ben Fasina died from stab wound to heart

News Shopper:

9:00am Friday 17th October 2014

Thamesmead murder victim Olamide Fasina died from a stab wound to the heart, police say.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (October 18 and 19)

News Shopper: We Love Comedy at Balham Bowls Club Free: Simon Munnery and more

5:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at what’s on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 18 and 19)

Southeastern passengers for Sidcup left stranded in Dartford

News Shopper:

11:39am Friday 17th October 2014

Southeastern rail passengers were left furious after their train didn't stop at Sidcup - leaving them stranded in Dartford.

5 Thoughts: Oyster cards, pay freezes and more on lollipop people

News Shopper:

10:24am Friday 17th October 2014

Each week I share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly.






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