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Local Premiere of Documentary Film

11:47am Monday 20th October 2014

Peter Bach's powerful sixty-minute documentary film "Sell Off - the Abolition of the NHS" will be shown at 7pm on 29 October at Christ Church, Main Road, Sidcup, DA14 6PQ.

Sidcup garden party a big succcess


12:43pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A Sidcup family held a tea and cake party in their garden.

Old Bexley Flower Arranging Society quiz event

3:41pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Old Bexley Flower Arranging Society are holding a quiz to raise club funds on Friday 10th October 2014 at Hurst Community Centre, Hurst Road, Sidcup DA5 3LH.

'Someone is going to get killed' on Sidcup roads

News Shopper: Belton Road residents campaign against 'dangerous' roadworks

11:42am Tuesday 27th May 2014

A Sidcup resident has spoken of being "trapped in her own home" because of council regeneration works in the town.

Masonic donation to local Gymnastics Club

News Shopper: Masonic donation to local Gymnastics Club

12:15pm Monday 12th May 2014

Falcon Spartak Gymnastics Club, based in Hurstmere School in Sidcup, was founded in 1973 and ever since has catered for Gymnasts of all standards and ages with particular success coming with those gymnasts with special needs.

Poppy Appeal need Sidcup's Support

12:14pm Monday 12th May 2014

The RBL Poppy Appeal needs the help of the people of Sidcup.

Human rights barrister says legal aid cuts will lead to 'miscarriages of justice'

News Shopper: Human rights barrister tells News Shopper 'legal aid cuts will lead to miscarriages of justice'

2:47pm Thursday 6th March 2014

A leading human rights lawyer, who works across south east London, claims legal aid cuts will lead to “miscarriages of justice”.

Speakability support group in Sidcup

3:44pm Monday 16th December 2013

A new self-help support group has launched in Sidcup for adults suffering communication problems caused by damage, injury or trauma to the brain, whether that be as the result of a stroke or brain haemorrhage.

James Brokenshire MP visits sea cadet unit

News Shopper: Local MP visits sea cadet unit

12:13pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

Local MP, who is the minister for security, James Brokenshire visited his local Sea cadet unit, T.S.Kent. Chislehurst and Sidcup Sea cadet unit of 1, Sandy Lane, Sidcup.

Facebook group Sidcup-Did you Grow Up Here

12:16pm Friday 12th July 2013

I have just started a Facebook group called Sidcup-Did you Grow Up Here? It has only been going a short while and we have over 100 members already.

School reunion for Cray Valley Technical High School

News Shopper: School Reunion for Cray Valley Technical High School

12:23pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

Kemnal Technology College, Sevenoaks Way, Sidcup, played host to a reunion of old boys who attended the site when it was Cray Valley Technical School, later Cray Valley Technical High School, in the 50es, 60es and 70s.

Sheila Thurlow, 72 years old, achieving 5th degree karate black belt

News Shopper: Sheila Thurlow 72 years old achieving 5th degree black belt

12:15pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

Sheila Thurlow, 72 years old and living in Bexleyheath, recently achieved the rank of 5th dan (degree) black belt at ESRKK Karate club based in Sidcup.

Toddler group urged to enter awards

3:20pm Tuesday 30th April 2013

Toddler groups are being asked to show they are ‘Top of the Tots’ by entering the UK’s biggest parenting awards.

Harvest of Gifts at St James Church, North Cray

3:11pm Tuesday 9th October 2012

At St James Church, North Cray Road, North Cray, we will be having our Harvest of Gifts between 11am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14.

Burnt Oak Junior School pupils raise money for RSPCA

3:52pm Tuesday 2nd October 2012

Two nine-year-old girls from Sidcup raised over £225 for the RSPCA.

Burnt Oak Junior School pupils thanked for RSPCA fundraising event


3:56pm Monday 17th September 2012

Hannah Kelly and Alanis Stone from Burnt Oak Junior School, Sidcup, organised a stall at school selling cakes and handmade bracelets / keyrings.

Sidcup Symphony Orchestra features acclaimed Violinist at next May concert

11:48am Tuesday 10th May 2011

Sidcup UK – Sidcup Symphony Orchestra (SSO), one of the longest established orchestras in the South-East, today announced that its next concert will feature acclaimed violinist Geoffrey Lynn as its guest soloist. Geoffrey, who is part of the London Philharmonic Orchestra first violin section, will play Dvořák’s Violin Concerto with SSO on Sunday 22 May at St. John’s Church, Sidcup. Geoffrey is also a chamber music player and his performances include Radio 3 broadcasts. In 1970 he began studies with Frances Mason at the Royal College of Music, winning the Stoutzker Prize, which is their top violin award. Later in his career he spent four years studying with inspirational violin professor David Takeno, who was the winner of this year’s Association of British Orchestras (ABO) Award announced in February. Geoffrey became a member of the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 1974.

Dedicate a Candle of Hope - Dartford Relay for Life

News Shopper: Candle Bag - Relay for Life

2:00pm Monday 17th May 2010

RELAY FOR LIFE is coming to Dartford Central Park on Saturday 19th June,2010 start at Noon for 24 hours

Sainsbury's kindly sponsor Survivor Reception & Teams at Relay for Life

News Shopper: Survivors Reception

5:57pm Monday 10th May 2010

Sainsbury's Crayford Store have kindly agreed to sponsor the Survivor's Reception and also Relay Teams at Cancer Research UK, Dartford Relay for Life on Saturday 19th June, 2010 at Dartford Central Park starting at Noon for 24 hours

Speedgate reaches Double Century ! Ride for Life - Cancer Research UK

News Shopper: Ride for Life

12:12pm Wednesday 28th April 2010

Speedgate's fourth Ride for Life on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th June,2010 has now attracted over 200 entries for the 10 mile off road equestrian event - so please apply now, to save disappointment, as entries must close on May 21st for this popular event

Cancer Research UK - Thank you Sainsbury's Crayford

News Shopper: Start of Relay for Life

11:00am Monday 26th April 2010

The magnificent sum of £263.70 was collected at Sainsbury's Crayford Store, for Cancer Research UK in spite of the current credit crunch, on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th April,2010

Another Good Friday without Fish & Chips !

News Shopper: Not allowed to open on Good Friday

1:54pm Sunday 11th April 2010

Whilst the rest of the Country enjoyed their traditional Fish & Chips on Good Friday, "Ocean Fresh" the top class takeaway in Montpelier Avenue, Bexley was not allowed to open and give the locals the opportunity of joining the tradition

High Building required for Charity Abseil

News Shopper: High Building required for Charity Abseil

4:55pm Wednesday 31st March 2010

Cancer Research UK Dartford Local Committee are seeking the use of a building or structure , approx 100'0" high to be utilized for a charity abseiling event in early October,2010, preferably on a sunday

Are you a Cancer Survivor ?

News Shopper: Are you a Cancer Survivor ?

2:25pm Monday 29th March 2010

Dartford Local Committee of Cancer Research UK invite all Cancer Survivors to be VIP Guests of Honour at Dartford's Relay for Life at Dartford Central park Track on Saturday 19th June, 2010 starting at Noon

Speedgate Ride for Life 2010 Cancer Research UK

News Shopper: Ride for Life

3:11pm Wednesday 17th March 2010

Speedgate Ride for Life 2010 - 10 mile off-road course in aid of Cancer Research UK

SIDCUP: Busy weekend for St John the Evangelist Church

7:19pm Thursday 1st October 2009

St John the Evangelist Church in Sidcup threw open its doors to the public over the weekend of September 19 and 20 to share its history as well as its hospitality.

Stay out overnight with Cancer Research UK - Dartford Relay for Life

News Shopper: Dartford Relay for Life

3:21pm Thursday 4th June 2009

Cancer Research UK - Teams still required for Dartford Relay for Life on Saturday 27th June,2009 3pm start for 24 hours

Sidcup Rotary Club

News Shopper: Club president Roy Barlow with Charles Young

4:36pm Wednesday 3rd June 2009

REFORMED criminal, Charles Young gave an inspirational presentation to the Sidcup Rotary Club.

Are you a Cancer Survivor ?

News Shopper: Dartford Realy

4:37pm Wednesday 13th May 2009

Cancer Survivors are invited to be our VIP Guests of Honour at Dartford Relay for Life 27th June,2009

Rotary Club of Sidcup

News Shopper: The Rotarians with their awards

4:29pm Thursday 16th April 2009

PRESIDENT Roy Barlow presented well deserved Paul Harris Fellowships to two long-standing members of Sidcup Rotary Club.

Rotary Club of Sidcup

News Shopper: Rotary Club of Sidcup

4:24pm Thursday 16th April 2009

THE Rotary Club of Sidcup held its annual Community Day luncheon at Chislehurst Golf Club on Wednesday 11 March.

Sidcup Rotary Club

News Shopper: Sidcup Rotary Club

4:13pm Thursday 16th April 2009

FOR the past few years Sidcup Rotary Club has organised a Challenge, and raised substantial sums for Lifestraws in 2006 and Demelza in 2007.

The Rotary Club of Sidcup

9:25am Thursday 29th January 2009

AT A club meeting on January 21 Roy Barlow, president of the Rotary Club of Sidcup, revealed to the members that together with all Rotary Club presidents throughout the world he had received a communication from Doug-Kurn Lee, the Rotary International president.

All welcome at U3A meetings

1:08pm Sunday 12th October 2008

At the September monthly meeting of Sidcup and District U3A as a change from the usual guest speaker members enjoyed participating in a photographic competition followed by a quiz.

Sidcup & District Caledonian Association

5:09pm Wednesday 10th September 2008

THE dance in July was attended by society members and dancers from the Kent and London areas.

Lamorbey and Sidcup Local History Society

11:23am Monday 21st April 2008

AT A recent society meeting, Martin Lloyd gave a talk about passports called Without Let or Hindrance.

Mayor sees group's activities

11:53am Tuesday 8th April 2008

Sidcup and District U3A were honoured by the attendance of the Mayor of Bexley, Councillor Nigel Betts at their AGM held at the New Community Church, Station Road, Sidcup.

Sidcup Rotary Club

9:36am Wednesday 12th March 2008

On February 13, the club hosted a lunch attended by its district and assistant district governors, as well as by presidents and representatives from 20 other Rotary Clubs from this part of England.

Lamorbey and Sidcup Local History Society

10:30am Monday 12th November 2007

THE annual meeting this month was attended by president Malcom Barr-Hamilton, local studies officer of Tower Hamlets, announced some changes to be made.

Lamorbey and Sidcup Local History Society

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10:24am Friday 5th October 2007

MEMBERS met up again at the start of the new season at St Lawrence's Hall, Main Road, Sidcup.

The Rotary Club of Sidcup

10:23am Friday 5th October 2007

THE club raised £8,450 at a charity golf day held at Chislehurst Golf Club in July.

University of the Third Age

2:47pm Tuesday 4th September 2007

Sidcup and District U3A (University of the Third Age) has just launched its own website.

Lamorbey and Sidcup Local History Society

12:22pm Tuesday 4th September 2007

MEMBERS will be looking forward to the start of the new season on September 18.

Motorcycle event helps ambulance

News Shopper:

3:14pm Thursday 23rd August 2007

Sidcup and District Motor Cycle Club ran an event to benefit the Kent Air Ambulance.

Guides celebrate 60 years

News Shopper: The Guides during their day out in London

12:41pm Thursday 2nd August 2007

The 8th Sidcup (St Lawrence) Guides are celebrating the 60th birthday of their unit.

Teachers sing for charity

12:15pm Thursday 2nd August 2007

The charity committee of Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School annually holds a teachers' karaoke event in which teachers get up on stage and humiliate themselves in front of their students.

Activities on offer

5:14pm Wednesday 1st August 2007

Sidcup & District U3A caters for a wide range of activities to suit all interests.

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