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What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent (September 20 and 21)

News Shopper:

5:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Vibe's Angie Quinn takes a look at what's on this weekend in north Kent and south east London.

Catford father-of-two transferred £6,000 into wife's account before drowning in Thames

News Shopper:

2:27pm Friday 19th September 2014

A Catford father-of-two transferred £6,000 into his loving wife’s bank account before committing suicide in the River Thames today’s inquest revealed.

Sydenham knife-wielding rapist jailed for 18 years

News Shopper:

5:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

A Sydenham rapist who threatened his victim with a knife has been locked up for 18 years.

'Graffiti artist under train' closes Catford station

News Shopper:

11:31am Friday 19th September 2014

Reports of a graffiti artist under a train brought services to a halt and closed Catford station last night (September 18).

Man hospitalised after Lee High Road hit and run

News Shopper:

9:13am Friday 19th September 2014

A man has been rushed to hospital after a hit and run accident in Lee High Road last night (September 19).

PubSpy: Bright young things and happy hipsters at Job Centre, Deptford

News Shopper:

9:09am Friday 19th September 2014

It is fashionable these days, among the consciously unfashionable, to give hipsters a hard time.

Pet of the Day: Felix the attention-seeker

News Shopper:

6:40am Friday 19th September 2014

Gorgeous black and white cat Felix from Forest Hill seems to seek sympathy for his bad paw.

'No evidence' of wrong way drivers on 'deadly' Downham road

News Shopper: 'Someone's going to die' - warning over Downham wrong way drivers

5:11pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Hundreds of people have warned a Downham road is dangerous because its one-way system is being consistently flouted - but Lewisham Council says there is no evidence.

UPDATE: Woman charged over Mottingham stabbing

News Shopper: UPDATE: Motorcyclist in hospital after Chessington crash

4:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A 39-year-old woman has appeared in court charged with stabbing a man in Mottingham.

Downham man has fluid drained from heart to treat condition 'overlooked by Lewisham Hospital'

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3:26pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A Downham man claims he nearly died after Lewisham Hospital missed his condition which resulted in an operation to drain two litres of fluid from his heart.

Autumn's a good season to ramble - walking tips, routes and resources

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3:19pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Kicking through leaves, admiring the beauty of nature or architecture and getting the blood pumping in a gentle way, what’s not to love about going for a walk?

Wanted GBH man could be in Lewisham

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2:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A 28-year-old imprisoned for GBH is wanted by police for breaching his licence - and could be in Lewisham.

UK companies with highest train cancellations revealed - and Southeastern is only second worst

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1:21pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A union has named and shamed the worst offending companies for train cancellations  - with Southeastern finishing second worst in the entire country.

POLL: Was Deptford pub right to turn 94th birthday party away because they don't allow children?

News Shopper:

12:20pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The family of a Deptford great-grandmother are fuming after they were turned away from her local pub on her 94th birthday.

Network Rail dramatically abandons Grove Park station lift plan after torrent of objections

News Shopper:

11:23am Thursday 18th September 2014

Plans to build a new bridge at Grove Park station have been dramatically ditched after objections from neighbours.

REVIEW: Belarus Free Theatre's Price of Money at The Albany, Deptford

News Shopper:

11:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

If you bought a ticket for Price of Money at The Albany for an evening of distraction and escapism from days of deeply political news and conversation then you’re off to the wrong show.

Lewisham councillors reject 9 per cent pay hike

News Shopper:

10:02am Thursday 18th September 2014

Lewisham councillors unanimously rejected a nine per cent pay increase last night (September 17).

President of Malta to visit Deptford tomorrow

News Shopper:

9:24am Thursday 18th September 2014

The President of Malta will be coming to Deptford tomorrow to visit a food charity in preparation for the opening of Malta’s first food bank.

5 things to see and do in...Lee

News Shopper:

9:08am Thursday 18th September 2014

You’re in Lee with an hour or two, where should you go and what should you see? Vibe’s Jessy Parker Humphreys found out...

Stat Chat: What happens when dogs go missing?

News Shopper: Stray dog: Male Springer Spaniel found wandering in Abberley.

6:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: What to do with stray dogs.

Blackheath school plans Deptford expansion

News Shopper:

3:39pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A Blackheath school is expanding into Deptford, taking over a site shut down by the council five years ago.

5 thoughts of the week: An upper age limit on voting, banning smoking in the street and more

News Shopper:

11:33am Wednesday 17th September 2014

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

Chance to explore London's stunning architecture at Open House weekend

News Shopper:

10:58am Wednesday 17th September 2014

This weekend, 800 striking buildings – including the Gherkin, City Hall and the Bank of England - across the capital will be opened for free for people to explore amazing architecture and design on their doorsteps.

Catford Prefab Museum faces race against time to raise £15,000 and stay open

News Shopper:

10:17am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An exhibition based in a Catford prefab home is facing a race against time to raise the £15,000 needed to keep it open.

New Cross' The Royal Albert to serve up Kent ales at Octopump festival

News Shopper:

4:44pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A three-day New Cross real ale and cider festival will celebrate Kent brewers.

PICTURED: Car on fire in Beckenham Hill Road

News Shopper:

3:14pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A car burst into flames in Beckenham Hill Road this afternoon.

Kent police warning as thick fog coats south east - and cancels Woolwich Ferry

News Shopper: Cameron Wells was the unanimous choice of local professional photographers Zoe Norfolk and Matt Humphrey with his entry ‘Football in the Fog at Fortismere’

9:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Much of southern England has been blanketed in thick fog with flights delayed and the Woolwich Ferry stopped as visibility dips to less than 100 metres in places.

5 things to see and do in...New Eltham

News Shopper:

7:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Locked in an intense rivalry with nearby Sidcup, New Eltham is a fun place to live.

20 super summery selfies that might put a smile on your face

News Shopper:

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Check out these 20 happy selfies which we reckon should make you feel summery all over again.

Charity cycle set to wheel through south east London next month

News Shopper:

5:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

Hundreds of cyclists are set to get on their bikes in south east London for charity.

Gran's one-year ordeal after storm destroys home and possessions

News Shopper:

1:29pm Monday 15th September 2014

A grandmother whose home and most treasured possessions were destroyed after a tree smashed through the roof is still in temporary accommodation - nearly a year later.

REVIEW: Smiles all round at OnBlackheath music and food festival

News Shopper:

11:14am Monday 15th September 2014

If there was one moment which summed up the spirit of the inaugural OnBlackheath Festival it came midway through Aloe Blacc’s hour-long set on Saturday afternoon.

Lewisham girl, 2, survives eye cancer after wrong diagnosis

News Shopper:

11:07am Monday 15th September 2014

A Lewisham youngster who survived of a rare form of eye cancer took a starring role in a 160-mile bike ride for the charity which supported her family through their ordeal.

POLL: How would you vote on Scottish independence? Will it affect us and do you care?

News Shopper: From left, the Union Jack, St George's Cross and the Saltire.

10:46am Monday 15th September 2014

Today we’re asking you, the people of south-east London and north Kent, what you’re thinking ahead of the Scottish independence referendum this week.

Stat Chat: Which professions drink the most coffee?

News Shopper:

6:30am Monday 15th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: The workers who drink most coffee.

Weekend marks Stephen Lawrence's 40th birthday

News Shopper: Stephen Lawrence was killed in a racist attack in 1993

12:10pm Sunday 14th September 2014

This weekend marks what would have been Stephen Lawrence’s 40th birthday.

Weekend travellers voice their anger at Southeastern train delays across News Shopper's patch

News Shopper: What are your seating or standing preferences when travelling by train?

2:48pm Saturday 13th September 2014

Planned engineering works across the Southeastern rail network are causing chaos across News Shopper's patch today.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in Lewisham Loampit Vale accident

News Shopper: UPDATE: Motorcyclist in hospital after Chessington crash

4:17pm Friday 12th September 2014

A motorcyclist has died after a collision in Loampit Vale, Lewisham, this morning (September 12).

Help Mottingham disabled riders get up to £3,000

News Shopper: Scoobie the horse now

3:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

A Mottingham riding club for the disabled has been shortlisted for a prize of up to £3,000 - but needs your votes to help it win.

Deptford super sewer construction to go ahead despite 'serious loss to the community'

News Shopper: Protesters against a £4.1bn super sewer in Deptford

2:27pm Friday 12th September 2014

Despite fears over loss of open space in Deptford and construction lasting three-and-a-half years, plans for a £4.1bn 'super sewer' have been approved by the government.

Lewisham snooker hall to become 800-worshipper church

News Shopper: Former Lewisham Rileys snooker hall could become church-run community centre

11:52am Friday 12th September 2014

A plan to turn a Grade II-listed Lewisham snooker hall into a church will go ahead after recommendations to refuse it were dramatically overturned.

Brockley man who repeatedly raped female hostage jailed for 14 years

News Shopper:

10:05am Friday 12th September 2014

A Brockley man who repeatedly raped a woman while holding her hostage has been jailed for 14 years.

Hoax bomber closes London Bridge station and causes rail chaos

News Shopper:

9:19am Friday 12th September 2014

Armed police evacuated one of the UK's busiest rail stations, London Bridge, during rush hour after a man allegedly made threats of having a bomb in his case.

Stat Chat: Is your commute to work getting worse?

News Shopper:

6:30am Friday 12th September 2014

Every day we pull some stats from a survey and say have a chat about the findings. Today: Commuter woes as journey times worsen.

See plans to improve 'Brockley Corridor'

News Shopper: Traffic light button

4:42pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Lewisham Council is consulting on plans reduce congestion and improve the so-called Brockley Corridor.

PJ Harvey picks up honorary degree from Goldsmiths

News Shopper:

3:47pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Internationally-acclaimed singer PJ Harvey dropped into Goldsmiths this week to pick up her honorary degree.

Two children arrested after gun found in Catford back garden

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

3:06pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Police have arrested five people - including two children - after a gun was found in a Catford back garden.

Lewisham councillors ditch Catford for New Cross

News Shopper: Deptford Green School unveils shiny new £32m building after moving out of "crumbling" site

2:57pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Lewisham's councillors are going on tour - with a series of meetings held outside Catford for the first time in 43 years.

Praise for police officers attacked by scissor-wielding Sydenham man

News Shopper:

2:23pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Two police officers have been awarded for bravery after one of them was stabbed with scissors in an attack which could have killed him.

Southeastern given new government deal despite poor reputation

News Shopper:

1:06pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Southeastern - voted the worst train company in Britain twice in the last eight months - will carry on running commuter services until June 2018, it has been announced.






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