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Toddler hit by van in New Cross

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2:52pm Monday 20th October 2014

A collision involving a van and a two-year-old boy resulted in New Cross Road being shut off this morning while police investigated.

Police discover Downham cannabis farm after 'overwhelming' smell of marijuana detected through air vent

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1:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

An "overwhelming" smell of marijuana through an air vent has led officers on foot patrol to a cannabis farm in a Downham flat.

INTERVIEW: Southeastern's new managing director on 'big changes' to services in south-east London and north Kent

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11:11am Monday 20th October 2014

Commuters of south-east London and north Kent will be travelling on Southeastern trains for a while yet.

Blackheath bus driver 'branded kissing gay couple disgusting and kicked them off'

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10:16am Monday 20th October 2014

A gay couple claim they were subjected to a homophobic tirade and ordered off a Blackheath bus after the driver spotted them kissing.

Awards glory in memory of Ed and a gig with Beth Orton for musicians

News Shopper: Songbird Beth Orton's sweet dreams

9:24am Monday 20th October 2014

A pair of talented young musicians from south east London have been given a leg-up in the music industry and will perform alongside Beth Orton this weekend.

Stat Chat: Top 5 tips for happy life - with 58 revealed to be best age

News Shopper: FAMILY LIFE: No need to feel all alone

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The secrets to a happy life.

Weather warnings as tail-end of hurricane to hit south east on Monday

News Shopper: BE AWARE: The Met Office has warned that South Wales will be battered by 60mph gales tonight.

1:23pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Sunny spells over the weekend look set to be the calm before the storm in the south east with strong winds expected early next week.

Top 10 facts you probably didn't know about autumn

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10:29am Saturday 18th October 2014

Autumn is well and truly upon us and News Shopper have unearthed some interesting facts that you probably didn't know about the season of harvest, Halloween and fireworks...

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (October 18 and 19)

News Shopper: We Love Comedy at Balham Bowls Club Free: Simon Munnery and more

5:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

Vibe’s Angie Quinn takes a look at what’s on in south east London and north Kent this weekend (October 18 and 19)

Southeastern cancels trains between Lewisham and Hayes

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4:10pm Friday 17th October 2014

Southeastern suspended services between Lewisham and Hayes due to emergency engineering work.

Young mayor of Lewisham elected with £30K budget

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12:59pm Friday 17th October 2014

A Deptford student has been elected young mayor of Lewisham with a £30,000 budget to spend during his one year in office.

5 Thoughts: Oyster cards, pay freezes and more on lollipop people

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10:24am Friday 17th October 2014

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

Stat Chat: London’s top 5 favourite restaurant cuisines

News Shopper: Ahead of National Curry Week (7-13 October) NILIMA MARSHALL explores the hidden health benefits of the humble curry.

6:30am Friday 17th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Our favourite places to dine out.

Festival at former trading estate celebrates Deptford Stories

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4:08pm Thursday 16th October 2014

An arts festival will celebrate the lives and legends of Deptford’s past.

Teenage girl suffers serious injuries after being hit by car in Downham

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9:05am Thursday 16th October 2014

A 13-year-old girl is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Downham yesterday afternoon.

Stat Chat: 1 in 3 teenagers meeting online 'friends' in real life

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6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Children making friends online.

Factory-made homes could be put on Ladywell Leisure Centre site in 'first scheme of its kind'

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5:25pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Ready-made homes could be bought by the council and temporarily set up on the site of a former leisure centre in a bid to beat the housing crisis.

UPDATE: Major train delays across south east London and north Kent

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2:43pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A signalling problem at London Victoria and trespasser at London Bridge caused major delays to trains across south east London and north Kent today (October 15).

Charlton offer cheaper day out than Millwall or Palace according to BBC survey

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12:31pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

If you want a cheap day out at the football in south-east London then head to The Valley – that is the verdict of the BBC’s Price of Football survey.

Trains could get CHEAPER in London and the South East

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

12:05pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Commuters using trains across London and the South East could save a much as a third off each journey from early next year.

Stat Chat: Who are the most annoying people on Facebook?

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6:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The most annoying people on Facebook.

BBC newsreader Fiona Bruce visits her old New Cross school

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12:45pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

BBC newsreader Fiona Bruce went back to school in New Cross to give the current crop of students career advice.

Data: London house prices surge by fifth in a year - can you afford to buy?

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12:30pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Buying a house in London costs nearly a fifth more than it did a year ago, according to new data.

Blackheath Christmas Fair returns next month

News Shopper: CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAYRE

11:43am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A popular Christmas fair is returning to Blackheath after 2013's event was one of the area's most popular that year.

Stat Chat: Top 10 words of wisdom – sayings that have stuck with us since childhood

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6:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The childhood sayings that stay with us.

Pet of the Day: The wonder of you - it's Elvis the adorable bulldog pup

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6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Today’s Pet of the Day is a hound dog called Elvis.

UPDATE: Lewisham Hospital denies response to suspected Ebola case was 'farcical'

News Shopper:

2:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

Lewisham Hospital was thrown into chaos by the arrival of a man with suspected Ebola over the weekend, according to reports.

Summer trial for Lewisham Ukip man accused of sexual assault on homeless Bulgarian

News Shopper: Meet the men who want to be Mayor of Lewisham at this year's elections

3:55pm Monday 13th October 2014

A Deptford man who ran as Ukip's candidate to be Mayor of Lewisham will face a summer trial over claims he sexually assaulted a homeless Bulgarian.

WIN! Family tickets to Continental Circus Berlin in Blackheath

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3:21pm Monday 13th October 2014

In an age where so much entertainment is made up of special effects, CGI or virtual reality, Continental Circus Berlin continues to bring authentic live thrills.

Popular comedy nights to return in Erith and New Cross

News Shopper: Free Comedy Tuesday Night - Soho

12:46pm Monday 13th October 2014

A pair of popular comedy clubs are set to return in Erith and New Cross this month.

London and Kent braced for fresh storm deluge

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10:57am Monday 13th October 2014

A fresh wave of storms are set to drench the south of the country throughout the day as commuters are warned of potential disruption.

The Hunters Grimm collect creepy tales in Deptford's streets this Halloween

News Shopper:

10:33am Monday 13th October 2014

Dark winter evenings in Deptford are set to be filled with weird and wild characters to give you a chill.

Lewisham car and motorbike crash leaves man in hospital

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10:19am Monday 13th October 2014

A man in his 30s was left with a head injury after a motorbike and car crashed in Lewisham High Street last night (October 12).

Stat Chat: Top 10 priorities for making rail services better

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6:30am Monday 13th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: What train passengers want to see improved.

'Turner was a genius and I'm not': Forest Hill's Timothy Spall gets to grips with Mr Turner

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2:48pm Sunday 12th October 2014

Crystal Palace are unlikely to win many trophies this year, but one high profile fan may well be up for the cup come the end of the season.

Rat infested property with illegally hot-wired electrics found in Sydenham

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1:23pm Sunday 12th October 2014

A Sydenham flat with a rat infestation and illegally hot-wired electrics was among two properties inspected by Lewisham Council in a crack down on rogue landlords.

Met Office issues flood warnings for south-east London and Kent

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12:14pm Sunday 12th October 2014

The Met Office has this morning issued a severe weather warning which will see more rain hit south-east London and Kent tomorrow.

Filmmaker kicked out of Catford church on 'suspicion of being a burglar'

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11:40am Sunday 12th October 2014

A filmmaker has claimed that he was kicked out of a Catford church on 'suspicion of being a burglar.'

What's on this weekend (October 11 and 12)

News Shopper:

5:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at what's happening in soth east London and north Kent this weekend (October 11 and 12)

What's on this Halloween

News Shopper:

1:52pm Friday 10th October 2014

Things are set to get spooky in north Kent and south east London this Halloween.

Stat Chat: More children are getting their own tablet and going online

News Shopper:

6:30am Friday 10th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: How children are embracing technology.

UPDATE: Southeastern commuters face more train delays

News Shopper: Southeastern trains ranked worst in the UK by survey

5:20pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Commuters across London and Kent are facing chaos again this evening due to delays on Southeastern trains.

The Big Draw comes to Catford

News Shopper: Marking time... it's often done in the evenings.

5:15pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Curious Catford, a start-up community group, are bringing the world’s biggest drawing festival to SE6. 

Girl killed by lorry on notoriously dangerous Catford road prompts residents to take action

News Shopper:

4:54pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A foreign exchange student killed by a lorry on a notoriously dangerous Catford street has prompted a petition to make the road safer.

MAPPED: Firework displays 2014

News Shopper: FAMILY FIREWORKS - WITHAM

3:52pm Thursday 9th October 2014

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

Phoenix housing association is country's third best

News Shopper: The Green Man

11:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

A resident-led housing association for people in Downham and Bellingham has been named the country's third best.

Stat Chat: What are the worst gifts you can buy for women?

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6:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: What not to buy women.

Racism at Millwall and Charlton and snogging in Blackheath: 5 claims from Rio Ferdinand's book

News Shopper: CONTRACT PRESSURE: Rio Ferdinand

4:50pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Rio Ferdinand’s new autobiography #2Sides has already caused ripples in the national press with his views on Manchester United, David Moyes and John Terry - but what does he have to say about south east London?

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

3:25pm Wednesday 8th 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.

5 thoughts of the week: Get lollipop people off zebra crossings

News Shopper: Library image of a road crossing lollipop

12:44pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

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






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