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MAPPED: Firework displays 2014


3:52pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Firework season is upon us again, so get ready for some whizz bangs, sparklers and candy floss.

Fireworks and Halloween: What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent

News Shopper: GHOSTBUSTERS!!!

4:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn picks out some of the best things to keep you entertained in south east London and north Kent this weekend. If you’re keen to see some fireworks, click here for our guide.

Remembrance events in Lewisham, Brockley, Eltham, Plumstead, Abbey Wood and Charlton

News Shopper: Borough mayor lays a wreath at war memorial

5:17pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A string of events are being held across Lewisham and Greenwich to remember those who died in wartime.

Jimmy Mizen's mum gets honorary University of Greenwich degree

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4:47pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The mum of murdered schoolboy Jimmy Mizen has been given an honorary degree from the University of Greenwich.

UPDATE: Two men charged with Thamesmead murder of Ben Fasina

News Shopper:

4:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A second man has been charged with the murder of Olamide Fasina in Thamesmead.

Sidcup Road lane closure after car smashes into Eltham lamp post

News Shopper:

2:29pm Thursday 30th October 2014

One lane has been closed on Sidcup Road westbound in Eltham after a car smashed into a lamp post.

Woman bus driver attacked in Abbey Wood

News Shopper:

2:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Police want to identify this suspect after a woman bus driver was attacked in Abbey Wood.

Plumstead man in court over Woolwich petrol station police stand-off

News Shopper:

1:02pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A Plumstead man will appear in court today accused of dousing himself in petrol at a Woolwich filling station and threatening to set himself alight.

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

11:34am Thursday 30th 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.

UPDATE: Eltham Royal Mail delivery office evacuated after 'Anthrax' false alarm

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10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Royal Mail staff were evacuated from an Eltham delivery office yesterday (October 29) after a white powder - later found to be harmless - was suspected to be Anthrax.

Stat Chat: Quarter of people admit having been an internet troll

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6:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: How rife is internet trolling?

Big bang the result of Typhoons launched to escort aircraft in British airspace

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4:59pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A loud bang heard across the News Shopper patch this afternoon was the result of Typhoon planes being launched to escort a plane in British airspace.

Third arrest over Thamesmead Ben Fasina murder

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12:58pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A third man has been arrested following the murder of Olamide Fasina, who was stabbed by a gang in Thamesmead.

Woolwich barman died from 'messed up' NekNominate drinking challenge

News Shopper: Former Colchester schoolboy dies after drinking game went tragically wrong

12:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A Woolwich barman became Britain's first victim of the NekNominate drinking game when he died after downing a pint of spirits and wine, an inquest heard.

City's urban oasis to explore creatures of the night in Greenwich

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11:26am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Right in the midst of the city – among the cranes, buildings and bright lights of Greenwich Peninsula – is an urban wildlife oasis, and it’s buzzing with activities this autumn and winter.

15 things you need to see this week

News Shopper: Wyvern Club Fireworks Display

9:45am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Vibe's picks of what to see, do or visit this week...

Hostage negotiators rush to Woolwich after man douses himself in petrol

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7:58am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Police and hostage negotiators surrounded a Woolwich petrol station yesterday evening (October 28) after a man doused himself in petrol and threatened to set himself alight.

Stat Chat: Fifth of people don't know what a bank is

News Shopper: Library filer dated 20/04/2003 of English One Pound Coins. Children have seen pocket money levels rise by more than four times the rate of inflation over the last year, the Halifax bank said Friday April 1, 2005. Two-thirds (66%) of seven-to-16-year-olds

6:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Baffled by financial jargon.

Police surround Woolwich petrol station after man 'doused himself in petrol'

News Shopper: Met Police launches road safety operation with 2,500 officers

9:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Police surrounded a Woolwich petrol station this evening after a man doused himself in petrol and threatened to set himself alight, witnesses say.

5 thoughts: Station jobsworths, bad Nando's and what happened to Nick Berry?

News Shopper: Wicksy set for Walford return

4:51pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Each week I will use this space to share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly. But, I’m not selfish, so I’m also very happy to donate the space to guest writers to have their say, so write to me.

PICTURED: Family pay tribute to Thamesmead's 'caring' Joy Williams who died during Thai surgery

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3:52pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The brother of a Thamesmead woman who died during cosmetic surgery at a clinic in Thailand has paid tribute to his "caring and funny" sister.

New nursery with midwifery screening rooms opens in Thamesmead

News Shopper: File photo dated 09/01/07 showing a pregnant woman holding her stomach, eight months into her pregnancy. A poll out today reveals that worries over relationships, sex and money are leaving many pregnant women feeling stressed-out. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

3:42pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Life is set to get easier for mums with new born babies and toddlers in Thamesmead.

Second man arrested over Thamesmead murder of Ben Fasina

News Shopper:

1:11pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Police have arrested a second man following the murder of Olamide Fasina by an armed gang in Thamesmead.

Rare cannibal beetle discovered at Crossness Nature Reserve in Abbey Wood

News Shopper:

10:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

A rare, occasionally cannibalistic, species of beetle has been discovered in Abbey Wood.

Deep Purple announce rare Greenwich show

News Shopper: Iconic rock band Deep Purple

9:35am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Classic rock band Deep Purple have announced a one-off gig in Greenwich.

Brave Mottingham youngsters celebrated at Bexleyheath Broadway Shopping Centre after dad suffers brain tumour

News Shopper:

9:35am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Two brave youngsters are launching Bexleyheath Broadway Shopping Centre’s nativity celebrations next month as their dad battles a brain tumour.

Stat Chat: Wakey, wakey - how many of us are morning people?

News Shopper: Four in five people complain of sleeping problems

6:30am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: What we feel about getting up in the morning.

5 things you need this Halloween

News Shopper:

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Halloween is your chance to embrace the dark side and have some spooky fun, but there are a handful of things that make the night go even better.

Lee Rigby portrait presented to soldier's mum in Blackheath

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3:54pm Monday 27th October 2014

A man so deeply moved by the death of Drummer Lee Rigby that he painted a minature portrait of him has presented it to the soldier's mother.

PICTURED: Inside Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush's former Eltham home on sale for £3m

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11:15am Monday 27th October 2014

The former Eltham home of singer Kate Bush, named after her biggest hit and the novel that inspired it, has gone on the market for around £3m.

VIDEO: Sidcup's John Paul Jones and bandmates introduce unreleased Led Zeppelin song

News Shopper: Led Zeppelin return to Greenwich with history's most over-subscribed gig

9:45am Monday 27th October 2014

Sidcup’s John Paul Jones and his surviving bandmates in the iconic rock group Led Zeppelin have released a new video for the alternate mix of the song Rock and Roll.

PICTURED: First look at Crayford and Greenwich stars in Dad's Army

News Shopper:

9:07am Monday 27th October 2014

Who do they think they are kidding Mr Hitler? No, it’s not an archive picture from the seventies, Dad’s Army is back.

Stat Chat: Top 10 little things which make people in London happy

News Shopper:

6:30am Monday 27th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Life’s little pleasures which make us happiest.

Kidbrooke station to close tomorrow in preparation for work on new facility

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1:38pm Sunday 26th October 2014

A temporary train station operated by Southeastern has opened in Kidbrooke in preparation for a larger improved facility due to open in 2018.

Missing teen Keiarni Hamilton-Hughes, 16, has links with Eltham

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3:50pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A teenager missing from his home in Hackney is know to frequent Eltham, police say.

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: Arson attack on Greenwich petrol station - suspect caught on camera

News Shopper:

10:20am Friday 24th October 2014

CCTV footage of a man setting fire to a Greenwich petrol station has been released by police in an appeal for information.

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)

UPDATE: Lee Rigby memorial will be for all fallen Woolwich soldiers

News Shopper: LEE RIGBY: The young soldier was killed on a London street

3:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

A promised memorial for murdered soldier Lee Rigby at an historic chapel opposite Woolwich Barracks will not actually include the soldier's name, Greenwich Council have announced.

VIDEO: Katy B performs and answers questions

News Shopper:

2:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

Ever wondered what ex-Goldsmiths student and south east Londoner Kay B’s favourite retro video game is?

Antic's Woolwich Equitable to open next week in old bank building

News Shopper:

1:24pm Friday 24th October 2014

A former bank is set to open as a pub in Woolwich next week.

Commuters to air their views with Southeastern in 'Meet the Manager' sessions planned for Lewisham and Greenwich boroughs

News Shopper: The works will begin next Monday (February 10) and last until April.

12:19pm Friday 24th October 2014

Rail giant Southeastern will hold ‘Meet the Manager’ sessions at Lewisham and Greenwich local stations next month.

PubSpy reviews Royal Albert, New Cross

News Shopper:

12:08pm Friday 24th October 2014

When my companion took drove me past the Royal Albert and said ‘we’re going in there’, I’ll confess my heart did not jump for joy.

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.

REVIEW: Hunters Grimm in Deptford

News Shopper:

10:34am Friday 24th October 2014

If you were one of the Brothers Grimm, searching high and wide for stories, there’s a chance you would find it all a bit depressing too.

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

News Shopper:

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.

Pet of the Day Saffi will bring a tear to your eyes

News Shopper:

6:20am Friday 24th October 2014

Our pets mean a lot to us and often become a value member of the family, and none more so than King Charles Cavalier Saffi. The three-year-old belongs to Emma Boniface from Eltham and likes going on trips to the park and woods.

Kidbrooke mum accused of terrorism offences to be quizzed for another week

News Shopper:

3:38pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A Kidbrooke mum arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences can be quizzed for another week after police had her detention time extended.

UK's first McDonald's in Woolwich given hi-tech makeover in light of 40th anniversary

News Shopper:

3:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The first McDonald’s to ever hit the UK in Woolwich has been given a high-tech makeover in light of the restaurant’s 40th anniversary.

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

News Shopper:

2:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

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

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