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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

News Shopper:

4:47pm Thursday 30th October 2014

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

Brockley Sun reporter 'paid government press officer for Kelly Brook story'

News Shopper:

4:24pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A Government press officer leaked budget secrets to a Sun reporter from Brockley in exchange for £750, a court heard.

Council leader, Jeremy Kite, backs plans for Lidl to open in Dartford

News Shopper:

4:04pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The leader of Dartford Council, who blasted Tesco's treatment of the town as a 'scandal, has told residents he wants to see supermarket giant Lidl open in the area.

Interview: Pop Idol Gareth Gates gets ready for panto

News Shopper:

12:45pm Thursday 30th October 2014

It has been more than a decade since Gareth Gates battled it out with Will Young on Pop Idol, but in the last year alone fans have seen him ice skating, in a boyband, performing solo and now he’s gearing up for panto.

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.

Fire Brigade called after Brockley road and flats flooded

News Shopper:

9:23am Thursday 30th October 2014

A burst water main has flooded a road in Brockley this morning.

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

News Shopper:

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?

Pet of the Day: Daisy’s a blinking pretty pug

News Shopper:

6:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Two-year-old pug Daisy loves her squeaky toys and jumping into rivers.

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

News Shopper:

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.

Phoenix Housing and Wide Horizons project up for ITV People's Millions cash

News Shopper:

3:45pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A project aimed at getting people together to transform open spaces is in with a chance of winning up to £50,000 - but it needs your votes.

Could Catford teens save the UK from cyber crime?

News Shopper:

2:12pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

The UK's saviours in the fight against cyber crime could come from SE6 after a pioneering new curriculum was launched at a Catford secondary school.

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...

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.

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.

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.

Lewisham £20m leisure centre 'one of the worst in London'

News Shopper: The Glass Mill at Loampit Vale

3:09pm Monday 27th October 2014

It cost £20m and has only been open 16 months but an award-winning leisure centre has been described as one of the worst in London by fed-up users.

Downham man, 71, 'hit with metal bar and stabbed in leg' by muggers

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

2:33pm Monday 27th October 2014

A 71-year-old man was hit over the head twice with a metal bar and stabbed in the leg by two Downham robbers on his way into his house, family members say.

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.

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.

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)

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?

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.

VIDEO: Brockley's Rivoli Ballroom in new Avengers Age of Ultron trailer

News Shopper:

2:29pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

It may be a fleeting glimpse but Brockley’s Rivoli Ballroom features in the action-packed trailer for the new star-studded Avengers movie.

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.

Exhibition gives retrospective of artist Kurt Jackson's river paintings

News Shopper:

1:02pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Paintings and sculptures inspired by rivers will go on display at the Horniman Museum in Forest Hill.

Cute Pets 2014 competition begins - chance to win £300 Pets At Home vouchers

News Shopper:

12:10pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Furry, feathered or scaly, we don’t mind. It’s cuteness that counts in our search for the most picture-perfect pet.

Bromley developer responds to Lewisham Council's ultimatum in pub dispute

News Shopper:

12:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Sydenham’s residents tasted victory yesterday after the Mayor of Lewisham revealed that the Bromley developer who illegally demolished their pub responded to a council ultimatum letter.

Fresh bail for driver after girl killed by Catford lorry

News Shopper:

3:19pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A lorry driver has been re-bailed by police following the death of a 13-year-old student in Catford.

Catch indie rockers Three Kings High in New Cross tonight

News Shopper:

9:09am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Riff heavy indie band Three Kings High have been compared to a lot of modern greats, but you can make your mind up tonight in New Cross.

5 top stories to get you through your morning commute

News Shopper:

8:05am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Forget about the cold and gloomy morning with this selection of top stories from our News Shopper reporters.

Ghost-myth-busters: 'Hoaxes and mistakes' explain sightings says professor - do you agree?

News Shopper: BECKENHAM: Dog walker spots 'ghost' in park

7:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Do ghosts really exist? With Halloween coming, Professor Chris French, head of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths, tackles this spooky issue.

Blackheath and Woolwich gynaecologist struck off after squeezing patient's nipples to see if they were 'still milking'

News Shopper:

10:14am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A Blackheath and Woolwich gynaecologist who squeezed a patient's nipples to see if they were "still milking" has been struck off.

Panic at Lewisham Hospital after someone shouts 'Ebola' following admission of patient by staff wearing biohazard suits

News Shopper:

4:56pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Patients tried to flee Lewisham Hospital in panic after someone shouted ‘Ebola’ in A&E yesterday.

Wanted Wednesday - Do you know Lewisham police's five most wanted?

News Shopper:

2:30pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

It’s Wanted Wednesday time again with five new suspects Lewisham police need your help in tracing.

Statistic showing 1 in 4 black men face prostate cancer prompts Lewisham campaign

News Shopper:

12:33pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Statistics showing that one in four black men in the UK will be diagnosed with prostate cancer – double the one in eight risk faced by all men, has prompted a Lewisham campaign.

QUIZ: Take our Halloween test to see how brave you really are

News Shopper:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

With Halloween around the corner, now’s the time to find out exactly how brave – or not – you are by taking our quiz.

Interactive Lewisham series encourages youth experimentation with sex, drugs and violence

News Shopper:

11:16am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A hard-hitting, online interactive drama series that allows young people to experiment with sex, drugs and violence has been commissioned by Lewisham Council.

VIDEO Circus of Horrors girl pulls truck with her hair

News Shopper:

10:18am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Circus of Horrors’ latest show The Night of the Zombie takes place in a corpse-ridden, apocalyptic London in the near future and its grisly story of murder and shocks is accompanied by a rocking soundtrack.

5 Thoughts: 'Homophobic' bus driver was jealous and Victor Moses is a 'cheat'

News Shopper:

9:58am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

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

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

9:09am Wednesday 22nd 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.

Stat Chat: Top 10 best and worst online shops revealed

News Shopper: SPENDING TIME: Amman Valley workers spend more than 18 minutes a day shopping online when they should be working.

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Best and worst online shops.

Blackheath road closed after wind leaves scaffolding dangling 'precariously'

News Shopper:

5:36pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Part of Old Dover Road in Blackheath has been cordoned off after winds left scaffolding hanging precariously this afternoon.

Ex-England and Millwall midfielder tells young Thamesmead footballers: 'Work hard if you want to make it to the Premiership'

News Shopper:

11:11am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Young, aspiring Thamesmead footballers were left in awe when they received a visit from former Millwall and England midfielder Dennis Wise.

Neighbours force meeting on £80m Lee shopping centre Asda plan

News Shopper:

10:10am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A group of neighbours concerned about the £80m redevelopment of an unpopular shopping centre forced a public meeting on the proposals last week.






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