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VIDEO: Timelapse footage of massive demolition work at London Bridge

News Shopper:

9:38am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A timelapse video of demolition work at London Bridge shows the sheer scale of work taking place underneath its busy platforms. 

Stat Chat: What are our favourite meals and how many of us can actually cook them?

News Shopper: Sunday joint: Roast lamb with fresh asparagus

6:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Food for thought on our eating and cooking habits.

VIDEO: Greenhithe woman is Simon Cowell's 'idea of hell'

News Shopper:

1:55pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A woman from Greenhithe has been branded Simon Cowell's 'idea of hell' after appearing on this year's X Factor.

5 thoughts of the week: Old people's health woes, tattoos harming job prospects and more

News Shopper:

11:09am Wednesday 1st October 2014

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

14 things to see and do this week (and next) in south east London and north Kent

News Shopper:

9:17am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Vibe's picks of what to get upto over the next week or so across south east London and north Kent.

Delay in Stone Crossing footbridge build slammed by council and MP

News Shopper:

8:29am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A five-year delay in the building of a promised footbridge at Stone Crossing has been slammed by the council chairman and local MP.

Stat Chat: Fear of terrorism rises but what else are we afraid of?

News Shopper:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: What we’re most afraid of.

David Evenett MP opens new charity headquarters in Crayford

News Shopper:

5:45pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, has officially opened the expanded and refurbished headquarters of Sense Trading in Crayford.

Dartford school pupils take leading role in new store opening

News Shopper:

5:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Dartford School pupils enjoyed their fifteen minutes of fame as they cut the ribbon at the opening of a new supermarket.

13 per cent of Gravesham's tots have tooth decay - how do your kids' teeth compare?

News Shopper:

4:28pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Thirteen per cent of three-year-olds in Gravesham suffer from tooth decay, research has revealed and experts are blaming the fizzy stuff.

UPDATE: QE2 Bridge closes for an hour after man falls ill

News Shopper: There was significant disruption to the M25 and gridlock on Thurrock's roads after the bridge was closed on three separate occasions due to high winds over Christmas.

11:22am Tuesday 30th September 2014

The QE2 Bridge was closed for more than an hour this morning (September 30) after a man fell ill on the crossing.

Police search for Northfleet money-launderer after he fails to turn up to sentencing

News Shopper:

10:21am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Police are hunting a missing money-launderer from Northfleet who faces a seven-year jail term.

Dartford to host 1940s-themed events ahead of Lotty's War performance

News Shopper:

10:25am Tuesday 30th September 2014

War-time themed events are being planned around Dartford throughout October to coincide with a play about the period coming to town.

Supermarket price war on fuel is good news for motorists

News Shopper: FILLING UP: 42 petrol stations have closed in the North-East in the past five years

10:10am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Motorists are to get a boost as supermarkets slash the price of fuel.

Police suspect escapes across school playground in Dartford

News Shopper: Kent Police has charged three men with burglary.

9:36am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A fugitive fled from police across a primary school playground yesterday.

'It's made me stronger.' Northfleet woman revisits horror attack and fiancé's sudden death

News Shopper:

7:10am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A Northfleet woman has revisited a terrible attack and the sudden death of her fiancé, a decade after appearing on the front of the News Shopper.

Stat Chat: How easy is returning to work after having a child?

News Shopper:

6:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Londoners’ views on employment after having children.

Dartford's Orchard Theatre to open doors for free tours, workshops and fun this weekend

News Shopper:

5:21pm Monday 29th September 2014

Dartford’s Orchard Theatre will throw open its doors for some access all areas fun this weekend.

Call for sniffer dogs at Dartford club where teenager was 'spiked'

News Shopper:

3:59pm Monday 29th September 2014

The mother of a teenager who was allegedly spiked at a Dartford nightclub, says sniffer dogs should be used to screen clubbers.

South Darenth couple stunned as tiny bananas start growing on garden tree

News Shopper:

10:15am Monday 29th September 2014

A South Darenth couple were amazed when a banana plant in their garden started bearing fruit.

Stat Chat: How many of us have nuisance neighbours and how do they annoy us?

News Shopper:

6:30am Monday 29th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: What we think of our neighbours.

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (September 27 and 28)

News Shopper: Sell-out gig of Jones the Jeep

3:05pm Friday 26th September 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn guides you through some of the best things to see and do this weekend.

Game of Thrones star to direct hit Irish play

News Shopper:

2:42pm Friday 26th September 2014

A Game of Thrones star is set to swap the swords and sex for quaint Irish comedy when he directs a multi-award winning show in Dartford, Bromley and Croydon this month.

Suspected illegal immigrants discovered in London Road, Swanley

News Shopper:

1:37pm Friday 26th September 2014

Ten suspected illegal immigrants were discovered in Swanley yesterday (September 25).

VIDEO: Shopper tees off for a round of footgolf in Dartford

News Shopper:

12:09pm Friday 26th September 2014

The sport of the country club and the sport of the people have collided. News Shopper tees off for a round of footgolf.

Dartford is UK's second most unhappy place, says new survey

News Shopper:

9:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Dartford is the second most unhappy place in the UK, according to a new survey.

PICTURED: 10 birds most likely to be in your garden and 10 tips for attracting them

News Shopper:

9:20am Friday 26th September 2014

One of the joys of having a garden is seeing wildlife up close.

Stat Chat: Are betting shops bad for our high streets?

News Shopper: Hendon residents say betting shops and same-day loan companies are "taking over the area"

6:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Londoners’ views on betting shops.

UPDATED: 9 amazing cakes and why you should support your local baker

News Shopper:

4:01pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Get ready to increase your carb and sugar intake because bakers across south east London and north Kent are getting ready to celebrate National Craft Bakers’ Week (September 29 to October 5).

5 things to see and do in...Crayford

News Shopper:

1:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

You’re in Crayford with a couple of hours to spare but no idea what to do. Vibe’s Emma Supple has some answers...

Man charged after Dartford 'disturbance'

News Shopper:

11:03am Thursday 25th September 2014

A man has been charged following a "disturbance" in Dartford on Monday (September 22).

PICTURES: Sewage tanker crash causes Dartford traffic

News Shopper:

10:35am Thursday 25th September 2014

A sewage tanker crash caused traffic in Bob Dunn Way, Dartford, yesterday (September 24).

Stat Chat: London is gym-going capital of the UK but overall do we get enough exercise?

News Shopper:

6:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: How much exercise are we getting?

Man arrested after A20 Swanley bypass crash

News Shopper:

1:33pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and dangerous driving after a crash on the A20 last night.

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

11:59am Wednesday 24th September 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.

15 things to see and do in north Kent and south east London this week

News Shopper: Kylie MInogue

11:15am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Vibe's Jessy Parker Humphreys takes a look at some of the best things going on in south east London and north Kent this week:

5 thoughts of the week: Breastfeeding in public, how to be charged with exposure and more

News Shopper:

10:54am Wednesday 24th September 2014

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

Accident on A2 at Eltham causes delays to Dartford Heath

News Shopper: ambulance

10:20am Wednesday 24th September 2014

An accident on the A2 in Eltham closed one lane and caused congestion back to Dartford this morning.

Who is 'Doze'? Cash reward offered in hunt for Stone war memorial vandal

News Shopper:

8:37am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A Royal British Legion branch has offered a cash reward to whoever helps find the graffiti artist who vandalised a Stone war memorial.

Woman 'attempted to snatch' young girl at Bluewater shopping centre

News Shopper:

3:01pm Monday 22nd September 2014

There have been claims a woman "attempted to snatch" a young girl at Bluewater shopping centre over the weekend.

Man arrested and another taken to hospital after Dartford 'disturbance'

News Shopper:

4:20pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and another taken to hospital after a "disturbance" in Dartford yesterday (September 22).

PICTURED: Giant spiders set to invade south-east London and north Kent homes

News Shopper:

4:20pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Giant spiders look set to invade homes across south-east London and north Kent - as reports of attacks continue to grow.

10 essential student buys to pick up at Bluewater, Bexleyheath and Intu Bromley student discount nights

News Shopper: The name of The Glades Shopping Centre is being changed to intu Bromley

3:33pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Being a student brings many benefits – access to high quality learning, the chance to meet new people, cheap beer and, most importantly, tonnes of discounts.

Driver anger as introduction of new barrier-free Dartford Crossing is delayed

News Shopper:

5:27pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Drivers are once again being forced to wait for a barrier-free Dartford Crossing after the Highways Agency announced the scheme has been delayed by a month.

Brands Hatch 'gatecrasher,' Jack Cottle, appears at Sevenoaks Magistrates' Court

News Shopper:

5:01pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A man alleged to have gatecrashed Brands Hatch in the middle of a race in a Volkswagon Polo appeared in court this afternoon (September 22).

Jail for trio of Swanley and Hextable rogue traders over £64,850 scam

News Shopper:

3:08pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A trio of rogue traders from Swanley and Hextable have been jailed for nearly 11 years for conning victims out of £64,850.

Man, 58, found not guilty of raping woman in Dartford

News Shopper:

3:14pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A 58-year-old man has been found not guilty of raping a woman in Dartford.

Crayford couple open The Penny Farthing - Bexley's second micropub

News Shopper:

12:49pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A Crayford husband and wife have stepped back behind the bar after more than a quarter of a century away to open the borough’s second micropub.

Major delays for London-bound Southeastern Railway commuters

News Shopper: What are your seating or standing preferences when travelling by train?

7:54am Monday 22nd September 2014

Commuters are experiencing major delays on Southeastern services coming into London this morning.

Men charged over plans to impede police inquiries

News Shopper: North Yorkshire Police are holding a seven-force operation across the North of England called Operation Checkpoint, targeting rural crime and travelling criminals. Picture shows Police in opperation on the A59. (10171841)

1:14pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Five men from Greenhithe, Bromley, Bexley and Sidcup have been charged as part of an investigation into an attempt to impede police inquiries.






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