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What's on this weekend (August 30 and 31)

News Shopper:

5:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at some of the best things to see and do in north Kent and south east London this weekend (August 30 and 31).

REVEALED: Streets targeted by Lewisham police in drugs and burglary operation

News Shopper:

2:10pm Friday 29th August 2014

Lewisham Police have today revealed which residential streets were targeted in a code-named operation to tackle drug-dealing, burglary and harassment.

Engineering works on railway will affect Dartford, Eltham, Plumstead and Bexley

News Shopper: Changes are set for the 18.23 Southeastern train service between Canon Street and Orpington

1:32pm Friday 29th August 2014

Buses will replace some trains into London this weekend.

Lewisham Council calls on public to help solve budget crisis

News Shopper:

1:17pm Friday 29th August 2014

Lewisham Council has challenged the public to help solve its budget woes using an online simulator under the title ‘The Big Budget Challenge’.

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

News Shopper:

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.

Lewisham hosts government Syrian crisis open day

News Shopper:

4:34pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Lewisham will tomorrow host a Syrian crisis open day to discuss how the government, individuals and the community can join forces to help the people and those in the region.

Superstar Superintendant from Lewisham to take part in India policing programme

News Shopper:

3:46pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Lewisham’s borough commander will be taking part in a programme in India to help train national police officers starting Tuesday.

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

News Shopper:

3:48pm Thursday 28th August 2014

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

Stuffed animals, book signings and sea shanties: Literary happenings across London

News Shopper: The walrus in the Horniman Museum and Garden Natural History Collection

12:46pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Four months into my lottery-funded Arts Council funding, I’ve written 40,000 words of the novel but am craving some creative inspiration.

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

News Shopper:

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.

PICTURED: Lewisham Police's 'Wanted Wednesday'

News Shopper:

4:08pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Below are the faces of the felonious five that make up Lewisham Police’s ‘Wanted Wednesday’ this week.

Home-made lemonade melts Brockley hearts in summer sun

News Shopper:

3:33pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A group of three under five’s had hearts melting in the summer heat on Saturday afternoon with their home-made lemonade stand in Brockley.

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

News Shopper:

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.

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

News Shopper:

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.

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.

Brockley couple's romantic date in the middle of the road

News Shopper:

3:27pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

You wouldn’t think the perfect atmosphere for a romantic date would be the sound of car exhausts and screaming football fans from the pub across the street.

Lewisham Council plans to regenerate the Brockley Corridor

News Shopper:

1:27pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Lewisham Council are planning to improve the ‘Brockley Corridor’ – long stretch of road running from Brockley Cross to Honor Oak.

UPDATE: Burst water main leaves Burnt Ash Hill residents without water since Sunday

News Shopper:

10:01am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A burst water main in Lewisham has left angry residents without water since the weekend.

Crack cocaine worth £300,000 seized at Lewisham address

News Shopper:

9:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Drugs with a street value of £300,000 police believe were to be sold at the Notting Hill Carnival were yesterday seized at an address in Lewisham.

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.

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)

News Shopper:

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.

Give an actor a home during Deptford show run

News Shopper:

4:24pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A highly respected theatre company is set to bring an urgent exploration of theatre’s depiction of money through the ages to Deptford.

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.

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.

Lewisham residents driven batty by park development

News Shopper:

11:58am Friday 22nd August 2014

Lewisham residents have joined forces to stop property developers destroying the habitat of bats in Elliot Park.

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.

15-year sentence for couple who burgled Lewisham pensioners and 100-year-old woman

News Shopper:

11:06am Friday 22nd August 2014

A couple who burgled elderly people - including a 100-year-old woman and seven Lewisham victims - have been jailed for a total of 15 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.

Kids' favourites come together for Milkshake Live show in Catford

News Shopper:

5:17pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The likes of Noddy, the Bananas in Pajamas and Pip from Pip Ahoy are just some of the larger than life characters set to join forces for a mega tour of children's TV favourites.

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.

Kaiser Chiefs book Greenwich date

News Shopper: What's On module top link image

3:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Indie rock band the Kaiser Chiefs will play in Greenwich’s O2 Arena next year.

Show celebrating Musical Icons set to tour care homes

News Shopper:

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.

Lewisham Isis bride's ambition to kill British or US citizen

News Shopper:

2:01pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Lewisham jihadist Khadijah Dare yesterday tweeted she wants to be the first UK woman to kill a British or US citizen.

Rapper Professor Green discusses his new album and why Lewisham police are 'silly sods'

News Shopper:

4:35pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The fact Professor Green’s latest, appropriately-titled album Growing Up in Public reflects his life over the past couple of years is reason enough to listen.

Kitten gets head stuck in Lee garden table

News Shopper:

2:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A Lewisham family found a stray kitten in their back garden with its head stuck in a table.

Palestine protesters boycott Barclays Lewisham

News Shopper:

2:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Protesters from Stop the War Lewisham boycotted a high street bank on Saturday.

Armed police swoop in New Cross after gunshots heard

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

12:25pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A New Cross road was cordoned off by armed police yesterday morning after neighbours reported gunshots being fired.

5 things to see and do in...Catford

News Shopper:

10:10am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Vibe’s Katherine Brennan picked out five things to see and do if you’ve got time to spend in Catford.

PJ Harvey and Peter Tatchell to be honoured by Goldsmiths

News Shopper: PJ Harvey

10:05am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Multi-award winning singer PJ Harvey will join a gay rights campaigner, architect, cartoonist and poet as the latest honorary degree holders at Goldsmiths.

Brockley bank robber jailed after drunk confession

News Shopper:

9:42am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A man who robbed a Barclays bank in Brockley was yesterday jailed for 15 years after drunkenly confessing that he was an armed robber to ambulance staff believing they were police.

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.

15 things you need to see or do this week

News Shopper: Thirsty? Have a bear in the Meantime

9:01am Wednesday 20th August 2014

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

TASTE TEST: Which supermarket's scones are the best for a Devonshire cream tea?

News Shopper:

5:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

If you do not have a beach body by this point in the summer, I think it is fair to say you aren’t going to get one.

Elderly woman blames Lewisham Council for sleepless nights after lamppost light changed

News Shopper:

4:41pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A 92-year-old woman has blamed Lewisham Council for her sleepless nights after it replaced the light on the lamppost outside her flat with a bright white bulb that shines through her bedroom.

NSPCC helpline for parents worried about gangs

News Shopper: Police warning over telephone bank card scam

3:35pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A children's charity has launched a helpline service for parents worried their child could become involved with gangs.






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