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Father, son and daughter sentenced after Dartford-bound train attack in front of terrified passengers

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4:05pm Friday 29th August 2014

A father, son and daughter were sentenced today after attacking two people on a Dartford-bound train in front of terrified passengers.

Critically acclaimed movie shot in Charlton set for high definition re-release

News Shopper:

5:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

A south-east London filmmaker’s first feature is set to get a world premiere in London after being painstakingly remastered.

Missing Abbey Wood teen could be in Woolwich

News Shopper:

4:05pm Friday 29th August 2014

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of a teenager from Abbey Wood.

Back on board Kidbrooke's B16 bus

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3:27pm Friday 29th August 2014

Kidbrooke residents will once again be served by the B16 bus next month following a successful trial today.

Sixty-nine-year-old Greenwich woman prepares for 500th marathon run

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11:45am Friday 29th August 2014

A 69-year-old Plumstead woman will be running her 500th marathon next Sunday.

Thamesmead teenager amazes Got to Dance judges as group dances its way to final

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9:39am Friday 29th August 2014

A Thamesmead teenager has stunned judges on Got to Dance and is appearing on the live final tonight (August 29).

PubSpy reviews The Spanish Galleon, Greenwich

News Shopper:

9:38am Friday 29th August 2014

Foreign tourists visiting London will have two things high up on their hit lists: go to a pub and get fish and chips.

Greenwich support scheme given bigger role with vulnerable families

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5:10pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Vulnerable families in Greenwich will have additional support after a government scheme has been given the green light to extend its responsibilities.

Got to Dance success boosts career prospects for autistic Sydenham dancer Kaner

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4:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

The career of an autistic dancer from Sydenham has gone into overdrive after he reached the semi-finals of a major TV show.

Terry Alderton talks about Greenwich Comedy Festival, EastEnders and people heckling his feet

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4:28pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Luckily comedian Terry Alderton is used to thinking on his feet because he certainly needed to the last time he played at Greenwich Comedy Festival.

Polish in Bromley, Punjabi in Bexley, Nepalese in Greenwich: second most spoken languages after English

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3:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A map has revealed the second most commonly spoken language in each London borough.

Celebs go selfie-crazy for Greenwich charity climb

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2:57pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Ricky Gervais, Benedict Cumberbatch and the Osbornes are the big names behind the selfies promoting a cancer awareness fundraiser featuring our very own Mark Chandler climbing Greenwich’s O2 on Monday.

Woolwich Arsenal to stage Brecht play Mother Courage about the human cost of war

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11:47am Thursday 28th August 2014

Woolwich’s historic First World War armaments factory will create a backdrop to a unique staging of Bertolt Brecht’s most famous play.

Foreign cigarettes ruled as cause of fatal Plumstead inferno

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5:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

In an inquest into the death of a Plumstead mother and daughter who died in a house fire last year a coroner today ruled unsafe cigarettes to be the cause of the fatal inferno.

'Nightmare' Mottingham block of flats sees sewage come out of toilet and parts of building fall off

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12:22pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A mother living in a "nightmare" block of flats in Mottingham claims problems range from sewage coming out of the toilet to parts of the building falling off.

Man shot in Catford Sunday morning

News Shopper: Police warning after thefts in car parks

10:47am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A 22-year-old man was shot in Catford on Sunday morning.

Frank Turner talks about On Blackheath, playing Greenwich's O2 and his new record

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10:39am Wednesday 27th August 2014

With a gig at the O2 and numerous festival gigs under his belt, not to mention an album virtually written and a forthcoming headline festival gig at Blackheath, folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner has had a ‘relaxed’ year.

Bird first in line for health check in Woolwich this morning

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10:17am Wednesday 27th August 2014

They say the early bird catches the worm, and this little chap is living proof of that.

Police appeal for help to find missing Greenwich man

News Shopper:

9:09am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Police are appealing for help to find a man missing from Greenwich.

5 thoughts of the week: Beard nets on the Bake Off, tyres, Twitter and Cliff Richard

News Shopper: Image for Dragon Tyres

8:34am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Each week I will use this space to share my five thoughts of the week – the good, the bad and the ugly.

16 things you MUST see or do this week

News Shopper: Psychic Sally On The Road

7:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Vibe’s picks of what’s on in north Kent and south east London this week.

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

7:10am Wednesday 27th August 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.

Morrissey announces Greenwich show

News Shopper: Morrissey

3:49pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Indie icon Morrissey has announced his first London show since 2011, and it will be in Greenwich.

REVIEW: The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face at The Jetty, Greenwich

News Shopper: The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face

11:43am Tuesday 26th August 2014

“Do you want to go?” She asked me, after a more adventurous participant had ventured off down a long, whitewashed corridor.

Burger chain Five Guys plans Greenwich O2 branch

News Shopper: Five Guys launches in Bluewater

10:20am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Fast-growing burger chain Five Guys is set to open its 15th UK branch since launching a little over a year ago.

Car crash in New Eltham causes road to be shut off

News Shopper: Police warning after thefts in car parks

3:34pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Police were this afternoon called to a road accident in New Eltham involving two cars.

Lewisham, Bromley, Bexley and Greenwich councils crackdown on black market cigarette trade

News Shopper: FIRE KILLS: Smokers are being warned of deadly dangers of smoking

1:02pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley and Bromley Councils are joining forces to tackle the black market cigarette trade in an attempt to cut the amount people smoke.

New Eltham woman calls police after horse does 'massive poo' on front lawn

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11:01am Sunday 24th August 2014

A woman was furious at being told to f*** off after politely asking two rag and bone men to clean up the ‘huge poo’ left on her front lawn by their horse Thursday morning.

Petrol station fire in East Greenwich sees four fire engines tackle Smart car blaze

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9:54am Sunday 24th August 2014

A Smart car was set alight at a Sainsbury’s petrol station yesterday morning which resulted in four fire engines being called to the scene at East Greenwich.

Top 10 Dr Who in south east London and north Kent facts

News Shopper: Peter Capaldi as Doctor Who

1:02pm Thursday 7th August 2014

With the arrival of the new series of Doctor Who just around the corner on August 23, we’ve picked our top 10 bits of south east London and north Kent Dr Who trivia.

What's on this bank holiday weekend (August 22 to 25)

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5:10pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at some of the best things going on in south east London and north Kent this bank holiday, so you won’t be stuck for things to see and do for the whole family.

VIDEO: New Thames Clippers deal could see passenger numbers rocket

News Shopper:

1:22pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A deal has been struck which could see the numbers of people crossing the Thames by boat increase dramatically.

Man wanted over 'non-molestation order breach' could be in Lewisham or Deptford

News Shopper:

12:36pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A tattooed man wanted on recall to prison for breaching a non-molestation order and making threats to kill could be in Lewisham or Deptford.

Etham man bailed for historic child abuse allegations

News Shopper:

12:11pm Friday 22nd August 2014

An elderly man from Eltham was last week arrested for allegations of historic child abuse.

Blackheath project to boost business with discounts

News Shopper:

12:12pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A new community project in Blackheath is launching to promote business and support events in the area by creating an online community.

Pollution at Mottingham park wipes out ducks and geese - again

News Shopper:

11:21am Friday 22nd August 2014

Ducks at a picturesque Mottingham park have been "decimated" by pollution at their lake - the second tragedy there in five years.

On the hunt for missing persons with South-East London Search and Rescue

News Shopper:

10:45am Friday 22nd August 2014

When police in south east London need to find a missing person urgently, there are certain experts they can call on. News Shopper finds out more.

Ikea Greenwich plans on track after Sainsbury's listing failure

News Shopper: Sainsbury's in Greenwich

4:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A flagship Greenwich Sainsbury's store will not be listed - leaving the way open for it to be knocked down and replaced with an Ikea.

Happiness captured to create theatre show in Deptford

News Shopper: Award-winning Deptford Lounge, designed by architects Pollard Thomas Edwards

4:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A national archive of happiness is being drawn up by a theatre company in Deptford.

Show celebrating Musical Icons set to tour care homes

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3:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A one-woman show celebrating some of the greatest musical talent of the past century is set to tour care homes throughout south east London.

INTERVIEW: Rizzle Kicks star Harley Sylvester takes on gritty acting role in Thamesmead-set The Guvnors

News Shopper:

2:27pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Fans of the chart-bothering hip hoppers Rizzle Kicks would not necessarily expect to see one half of the band starring in a gritty British gangland movie shot in Thamesmead.

Four taken to hospital after Blackwall Tunnel crash

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10:51am Thursday 21st August 2014

Four people needed hospital treatment after an accident closed the Blackwall Tunnel last night (August 20).

Onlookers amazed by 'the sandman' in Woolwich

News Shopper:

10:47am Thursday 21st August 2014

A Romanian artist stunned Woolwich shoppers yesterday afternoon by sculpting a dog and puppy entirely out of sand.

UPDATE: Woolwich crash leaves van on roof

News Shopper:

3:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A van driver had a lucky escape this morning after a Woolwich crash at a busy Woolwich crossroads left his vehicle on its roof.

Thamesmead in Bloom shows residents at their green-fingered best

News Shopper:

3:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A group of green-fingered Thamesmead residents took part in the annual Thamesmead in Bloom contest.

Pensioner slams 'dangerous' Plumstead sheltered housing

News Shopper:

2:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A retired Royal Navy seaman has accused Greenwich Council of getting rid of its best sheltered housing accommodation and forcing pensioners to live in "dangerous" sites like his own.

Twelve Plumstead children treated after carbon monoxide leak

News Shopper:

11:56am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Twelve children and six adults needed medical treatment after breathing in potentially deadly carbon monoxide gas last night.

River row over Greenwich yacht club future

News Shopper:

11:29am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A yacht club moved to make way for The O2 at the turn of the century says its contract is not being enforced and is claiming another group of sailors have taken their pier.

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

9:13am Wednesday 20th August 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.

Brockley man charged with 2010 Greenwich murder of Eltham student

News Shopper: Charlie Wright died after being shot in the face

9:04am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Four years after 17-year-old Eltham student Charlie Wright was shot dead at a Greenwich flat, two men have been charged with the murder.






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