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Groundbreaking dance gets live Woolwich Big Screen showing

News Shopper:

12:58pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A gravity-defying dance performance mixed with intricate digital imagery and original music will entertain crowd in Woolwich on Monday (July 28).

Greenwich cable car launches joint Thames Clippers ticket

News Shopper:

12:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A new family ticket offers unlimited rides on the Thames Clippers and a return journey on the Greenwich cable car. But is this an admission that Greenwich's newest transport link is actually just a tourist attraction? 

The Black Keys to play Greenwich

News Shopper:

10:41am Thursday 24th July 2014

Rock duo The Black Keys will play in Greenwich as part of their Turn Blue tour next year.

Former Thomas Tallis School teacher banned over 'sexually suggestive texts' to pupil

News Shopper:

10:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

A teacher from a Greenwich school was given a probation order and a five-year teaching ban at a hearing this month following a series of sexually suggestive texts sent to a pupil. 

Countdown to Greenwich Music Time featuring Jools Holland, Russell Watson and Goldfrapp

News Shopper: Jools Holland

10:17am Thursday 24th July 2014

Greenwich is less than a month away from a major outdoor music series.

Youth who burned Deptford station CCTV system with lighter 'could have started lift fire'

News Shopper:

9:46am Thursday 24th July 2014

Police want to trace this man after a CCTV camera at Deptford station was deliberately damaged with a lighter.

Man taken to hospital after Greenwich pub fire

News Shopper:

9:38am Thursday 24th July 2014

A man was taken to hospital after fire broke out in a Greenwich pub basement.

Mysterious 'Met Police spy plane' seen circling Lewisham, Eltham and Blackheath

News Shopper:

4:03pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A mysterious plane - allegedly operated by the Met Police for surveillance purposes - has been spied circling Lewisham and Blackheath.

Wilde's Dorian Gray to take up residence in Greenwich townhouse

News Shopper:

2:44pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Greenwich  townhouse will be the intimate setting for a new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s gothic fable, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Driver critical after Greenwich crash

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

2:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man in his 50s is in a critical condition after a crash in Greenwich this morning.

Greenwich Council chief executive to retire - leaving £185,000 job up for grabs

News Shopper:

1:16pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Greenwich Council's chief executive is following its former leader out the door after announcing she will retire in the autumn.

Peaches Geldof 'was heroin addict' who hid use from her family before death

News Shopper:

11:28am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Peaches Geldof died of an accidental heroin overdose after months of hiding drug use from her loved ones, an inquest in Gravesend has revealed.

Saturday Kitchen's Susy Atkins talks summer food and wine at Chapters, Blackheath

News Shopper: Wine expert Susy Atkins filmed at Waitrose on Wednesday

10:34am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Anyone who’s seen Come Dine With Me will understand – knowledgably pairing wine with food is a skills worth having, and some feel under considerable pressure to get it right.

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)

Woolwich buildings reopened after 'suspect package' declared safe

News Shopper:

4:40pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Part of Woolwich town centre was cordoned off this afternoon following reports of a suspect package.

'Peculiar and hectic' show The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face to open new Greenwich venue

News Shopper:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A disorienting multi-sensory show will open at an old coaling jetty in Greenwich this summer.

Plan to improve safety at 'nightmare' Deptford Broadway junction

News Shopper: Darren Johnson and cyclists brave Deptford's rush hour traffic

3:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Boris Johnson is considering action after concerns were raised for the safety of pedestrians at Deptford Broadway.

PICTURED: Refurbished grand Greenwich pub The Mitre reopens

News Shopper:

11:21am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A grand Grade II listed pub in Greenwich has reopened after extensive refurbishment.

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?

Greenwich pub scaffolding 'destroyed our weddings'

News Shopper:

2:51pm Monday 21st July 2014

Engaged couples say a Greenwich pub has "destroyed" their upcoming wedding days because ugly scaffolding has wrecked the "to-die-for" river views.

£119,000 boost for Greenwich St Alfege church appeal

News Shopper: Greenwich St Alfege Church looking for volunteers

11:25am Monday 21st July 2014

A Greenwich church is celebrating the donation of £119,000 towards its restoration.  

Is Belvedere the toughest place in the country to pass your driving test?

News Shopper: Should Cornish teenagers have to wait until 18 to drive?

10:11am Monday 21st July 2014

Belvedere is reported to have the lowest driving test pass rates in the country.

'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.

PICTURED: Car overturned in Deptford

News Shopper:

12:58pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A driver escaped with minor injuries when their car flipped onto it's roof in Deptford last night (July 19).

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.

Woman, 21, raped by trio of men in Charlton street

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

8:56am Friday 18th July 2014

Police are hunting a trio of men after a 21-year-old woman was raped and robbed in a Charlton street.

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.

Missing Greenwich teen last seen in Woolwich could be in Kent, Plumstead, Lewisham, Catford

News Shopper:

4:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

Police are appealing for information after a Greenwich 15-year-old boy went missing in Woolwich.

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.

POLL: Can guys and girls ever be just friends? New novel set in south east London explores topic

News Shopper:

1:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

Can girls and guys ever really be just friends? That’s the big question begged by romantic comedy novel The Best Thing That Never Happened to Me.

Shooters Hill's 18th Century Severndroog Castle reopens after 25 years of neglect

News Shopper:

12:57pm Friday 18th July 2014

An 18th Century gothic tower built by a heartbroken widow is set to reopen its doors to visitors after 25 years of neglect.

Quirky, fun-packed evening to celebrate Greenwich museum exhibition openings

News Shopper: Sunrise at the nearby O2

11:31am Friday 18th July 2014

A pair of intriguing new attractions will mark their openings at an off-kilter, late evening event at the National Maritime Museum.

PICTURED: 700 people enjoy skipping in time at Greenwich Park

News Shopper:

10:03am Friday 18th July 2014

A dance performance using skipping ropes in Greenwich Park on Saturday (July 12) saw 200 people join in and another 500 watch.

Violent Stone robber on the run from prison found hiding in Eltham

News Shopper:

9:13am Friday 18th July 2014

A violent Stone robber who went missing from prison while on a trip to Brighton has been found in Eltham.

30 Lewisham karate kids raise £1,000 for Eltham hospice

News Shopper:

4:35pm Friday 18th July 2014

More than 30 kickass youngsters took part in a two-hour karate session which drummed up more than £1,000 for an Eltham hospice.

Eltham bagpiper to gain Freedom of the Borough award for tireless charity work

News Shopper:

5:28pm Thursday 17th July 2014

An Eltham bagpiper who has played for the Queen is being honoured with a Freedom of the Borough award for his tireless charity work.

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.

Greenwich roads close to traffic so children can play in the street

News Shopper: Serious crash causes road closure in Ponsanooth

3:45pm Thursday 17th July 2014

In a first for the borough, two Greenwich roads will be closed to traffic so children can play in the street.

Moped pair rob Eltham petrol station and 'leave security guard bleeding'

News Shopper: Surbiton police office slated for closure

2:03pm Thursday 17th July 2014

An Eltham petrol station was cordoned off by police yesterday (July 16) after it was targeted in a robbery.

Man hit by bus in Eltham High Street

News Shopper: London Ambulance Service has saw a 13.7 per cent rise in call-outs last year

1:58pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a bus outside a packed Eltham restaurant yesterday (July 16).

Soaring temperatures to hit 30C in south-east London and north Kent

News Shopper: Sunbathing weather on hottest day of year so far

10:46am Thursday 17th July 2014

Soaring temperatures are expected to hit at least 30C in south-east London and north Kent today (July 17).

Re-opening Woolwich club 'is magnet for London's most notorious gangsters'

News Shopper:

10:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

Plans to re-open a Woolwich nightclub described as a magnet for London's most notorious gangsters have been slammed by the police.

VIDEO: New Cross' Gary Oldman talks about new Planet of the Apes film

News Shopper:

2:14pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

New Cross’ Oscar nominated actor Gary Oldman is set to hit big screens again this week in the latest of the rebooted Planet of the Apes series.

Plan for £380,000 skateboard facility in Charlton Park

News Shopper: Left to right, Alex Brewster, Margaret Stevens OCC sports development and James Needham, get set for The Oxford Wheels Project skateboard scheme. Picture: OX63429  Mark Hemsworth

1:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Plans to build a £380,000 skateboard facility in Charlton Park will be discussed at a council meeting next week.

Convicted Thamesmead dealer has £16,000 drug money confiscated

News Shopper:

12:44pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A convicted drug dealer from Thamesmead has had nearly £16,000 confiscated after police found the cash at his house.

South east London and north Kent ballet youngsters picked for major Bromley show

News Shopper:

12:34pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Young ballet dancers from across the News Shopper area have been chosen for a major show in Bromley this summer.

Lee Rigby murderer given permission to appeal sentence

News Shopper: Michael Adebowale

9:03am Wednesday 16th July 2014

One of the Islamic fanatics who murdered soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich has been given permission to appeal against his sentence.

18 things you need to see this week

News Shopper: COMIC CAPERS: Comedian Al Murray brings show to Parr Hall

8:52am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Vibe’s picks of what’s going on in south east London and north Kent this week (July 16 to 23)






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