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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.

MORE fires at Waste4Fuel

News Shopper:

10:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

There have been fires at Waste4Fuel in St Paul's Cray for the last two days.

Sydenham man who repeatedly raped same victim is jailed

News Shopper:

9:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

A man responsible for raping the same victim on a number of separate occasions has been jailed for 13 years.

Series of incidents in Sevenoaks Way area end in serious assault on 15-year-old boy

News Shopper:

5:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Four incidents in or near Sevenoaks Way ended in a serious assault on a 15-year-old boy yesterday evening (July 22).

Orpington man: 'Every time there is continuous rainfall I fear my house will flood'

News Shopper:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An Orpington man says his house is at risk of flooding every time there is continuous rainfall, due to poor drainage in his road.

Goldsmiths Arms in Penge set for first annual summer fete

News Shopper:

3:45pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

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

Minnie Mouse appears at Bromley United Services Club Help For Heroes fundraiser

News Shopper:

3:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The Bromley United Services Club raised over £600 for Help For Heroes during a fun weekend that boasted an appearance from Minnie Mouse.

Beckenham mum set for showdown at Brands Hatch after birthday track day sparked racing fever

News Shopper:

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Beckenham woman who crunches numbers by day is set for a final 2014 showdown at Brands Hatch after working her way up in the racing world.

Fire brigade called to 100 Bromley children stuck in cars - and child with head in potty

News Shopper: Firefighters called after Layton, two, gets head stuck in his toilet seat

12:46pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Since 2001 around 100 children in Bromley have had to be rescued from vehicles after being trapped inside, figures show.

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

News Shopper:

12:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

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

UPDATE: 'Mayhem' after Leesons Hill, St Paul's Cray, crash, which involved a motorcycle

News Shopper:

12:03pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a crash in Leesons Hill, St Paul's Cray, this morning.

Do you know this mystery 'husky' cat, found all alone in Bromley?

News Shopper:

11:15am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Do you know this mystery cat, a wandering "feline husky" found sitting quietly in a Bromley alleyway?

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

News Shopper:

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.

UPDATE: Train delays due to man 'laying on the track' at Anerley

News Shopper:

9:56am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

There were delays to trains running through Anerley station yesterday afternoon (July 22) after a man wandered onto the tracks.

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)

News Shopper:

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)

UPDATE: Burst water main in West Wickham causing traffic delays

News Shopper:

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A burst water main in West Wickham High Street is causing traffic delays.

Design for Biggin Hill heritage centre approved by Bromley Council

News Shopper:

3:45pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A design for a heritage centre in Biggin Hill - remembering, among other things, its role in the Battle of Britain - has been approved by Bromley Council.

Bromley man arrested after cannabis drugs bust

News Shopper:

3:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A Bromley man has been arrested after police uncovered around 20 cannabis plants at his home.

PHOTOS: Group behind £90 million Bromley development starts small with new church garden

News Shopper:

2:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The developer behind a £90 million Bromley regeneration project has unveiled a new community garden, showing signs of what’s to come.

Police want to speak to 'bewildered' man after burglary in Hayes newsagents

News Shopper:

2:01pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Police want to speak to a man in connection with a burglary in a Hayes newsagents - after he was caught staring in bewilderment at a CCTV camera.

PICTURES: Victorian tree planted in grounds of historic Beckenham house completely destroyed by lightning bolt

News Shopper:

12:26pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A tree in Beckenham planted in the Victorian times has been left completely destroyed after being hit by a powerful bolt of lightning. 

Gravesend woman Jane Dale's death was caused by hanging

News Shopper:

11:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A body found in Biggin Hill last week has been formally identified as missing Gravesend woman Jane Dale and a post-mortem examination has revealed her death was caused by hanging.

PICTURES: Eight puppies abandoned in Orpington road

News Shopper:

9:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Eight puppies found abandoned in a rubbish bin in Orpington last week are doing well, and will soon be seeking a new home.

Anerley Road blocked due to accident

News Shopper:

8:24am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Anerley Road is currently partially blocked both ways due to an accident.

UPDATE: VIDEO: Huge hidden sinkhole in St Paul's Cray is a 'dene hole', says council

News Shopper:

5:40pm Monday 21st July 2014

A woman has uncovered a hidden sinkhole in a St Paul's Cray field.

Bromley police cracking down on dangerous use of motorised bikes in borough

News Shopper:

4:58pm Monday 21st July 2014

After a number of complaints, police in Bromley are launching a crackdown on unlicensed bikes, mini-motos and off-road bikes being ridden dangerously in the borough.

Men charged with violent burglary in Petts Wood to appear at Croydon Crown Court

News Shopper: Mark Mamerga was sentenced to eight months in jail at Croydon Crown Court

4:36pm Monday 21st July 2014

The men charged with a Petts Wood burglary that saw a couple tied up, assaulted, and robbed, are to appear at Croydon Crown Court. 

QUIZ: 7 questions to test how well you know your local area

News Shopper:

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

So you’ve lived locally for a while and think you‘ve got good knowledge of the area – but do you really?

Penge and Lewisham men jailed after attempting to import a million pounds worth of cocaine into UK

News Shopper:

2:40pm Monday 21st July 2014

Two men from Penge and Lewisham have been jailed after attempting to import a million pounds worth of cocaine into the UK, disguised as tins of Jamaican Pride Callaloo.

Orpington's Spider-Man says he dons suit for his three-year-old son

News Shopper:

12:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

An Orpington cult hero spotted walking the streets dressed as Spider-Man has spoken about his reasons for doing so - and it doesn't involve getting bitten by a radioactive spider.

Fifth man charged with Downham murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire

News Shopper:

12:24pm Monday 21st July 2014

Five men have now been charged with murdering entrepreneur Afyon Saint-Hilaire in Downham, who was stabbed and then crashed his car.

82-year-old Orpington woman burgled after letting 'Kevin from Affinity Sutton' into her home

News Shopper:

11:30am Monday 21st July 2014

An 82-year-old Orpington woman was burgled after she invited a man claiming to be from Affinity Sutton into her home.

'More rain on the way' says Met Office

News Shopper:

2:49pm Sunday 20th July 2014

The Met Office have warned that more heavy rains and thunderstorms could affect London and South-east England later today.

Friday night lightning: Photos of second storm over SE London and north Kent

News Shopper:

12:50pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A second hot and humid night coupled with another thunderstorm kept many people awake across south-east London and north Kent.

26 incredible photos of lightning storm over London and north Kent

News Shopper:

10:40am Friday 18th July 2014

A lightning storm hit during the early hours, lighting up the night sky and leading to some spectacular pictures.

Daniel Spargo-Mabbs drugs death accused cleared of all charges

News Shopper: Daniel Spargo-Mabbs

5:37pm Friday 18th July 2014

A youth accused of supplying ecstasy to a teenager who later died has been cleared of all charges

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.

Eight puppies found abandoned in middle of Orpington road on hottest day of the year

News Shopper:

4:15pm Friday 18th July 2014

Eight puppies have been found abandoned in a bin in the middle of an Orpington road today (July 18) - the hottest day of the year.

Dartford ballet dancers take to the stage

News Shopper:

3:07pm Friday 18th July 2014

Eight future ballet stars from Dartford are appearing in a production of Giselle next month.

PICTURED: Travellers pitch up on Orpington green

News Shopper:

3:02pm Friday 18th July 2014

Travellers moved on to a green in Green Street Green, Orpington, this week.

Lewisham properties are second fastest to sell in UK

News Shopper: Don’t panic if your landlord decides to sell rented home

2:47pm Friday 18th July 2014

A survey has shown that properties in Lewisham are selling faster than anywhere else in London - and the second fastest in the country.

'Inappropriate and unnecessary': Roadkill painted over by line painter near Orpington

News Shopper:

12:54pm Friday 18th July 2014

Roadkill painted over by a line painter was photographed near Orpington this morning (July 18).

Detectives arrest sixth man in connection with Downham murder

News Shopper:

12:49pm Friday 18th July 2014

Detectives investigating the murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire in Downham have arrested a sixth man.

UPDATE: Man finds burnt-out remains of Volvo 'involved in West Wickham police chase'

News Shopper:

11:49am Friday 18th July 2014

A man claims to have found the burnt-out remains of a Volvo, involved in a police chase in West Wickham this week, near his home.

Body found in Biggin Hill is that of missing Gravesend woman Jane Dale

News Shopper:

10:02am Friday 18th July 2014

A body found in Biggin Hill is that of missing Gravesend woman Jane Dale.

5 things to see and do in...Chelsfield

News Shopper:

5:31pm Thursday 17th July 2014

You’re in Chelsfield and have an hour to spare, where should you go and what should you do?

Bromley College's Orpington campus to drop A Level provision from September

News Shopper:

5:14pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Bromley College has announced it is cutting its A Level courses at its Orpington campus.

Old Woolwich building society set to become quirky pub

News Shopper:

4:57pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A grand old building in Woolwich will look a million bucks when it reopens as a pub later this summer.

Spider-Man and son spotted in St Mary Cray

News Shopper:

4:17pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Spider-Man and his son have brought smiles to the faces of hundreds after being photographed in St Mary Cray.

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