• Daish: I want three more players

    EBBSFLEET boss Liam Daish wants another three players before the new season kicks off. But he admits it will depend on finances available to him as he assembles a squad to compete in the Conference again. “I’m going to need another three players,”

  • Traithlete star backing Crystal Palace race

    WORLD champion paratriathlete Jane Egan is urging people to sign up for Tri Together at Crystal Palace, a new triathlon event run by the charity Leonard Cheshire Disability. Tri Together takes place on September 11 at the Crystal Palace National Sports

  • Sidcup club targets new supporters with open day

    A NEW football team are appealing for Sidcup residents to get behind them this season. Seven Acre & Sidcup FC will be competing in the new Kent Invicta League this season and have big plans to climb the divisions. Later this month they

  • Fire crews on Dartford Heath throughout summer

    FIRE crews will be on hand throughout the summer holidays to give safety advice to the public. Members of Kent Fire and Rescue will also be on Dartford Heath, Heath Lane, to talk to youngsters about the dangers of deliberately starting fires

  • Police appeal for witnesses to crash which killed Kaine May

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses to the crash which killed 14-year-old schoolboy Kaine May. Kemnal Technology College student Kaine, who lived in Bexley, died after being hit by a black Honda Accord on the A20 outside Flamingo Park, on the

  • Young footballers enjoy Foots Cray contest

    FOOTS Cray Lions FC hosted one of the largest football tournaments in the country last weekend. The competition was the first to be held at the club's ground at Cray Meaow Youth Centre in Foots Cray for more than five years. More than 550 boys and

  • Big Beckenham call up for Sheffield event

    BECKENHAM Swimming Club members will notch up another national success this summer when 13 swimmers take part in the annual national age group and youth championships in Sheffield. The action at Pond’s Forge will take place over July and August

  • Top three summer reads

    The summer holidays are finally upon us, so whether you’re simply planning on pulling up a chair in the garden or jetting off to relax in a hammock by the sea, there’s nothing better than switching off and getting lost in a good book. To

  • Stream of frustration as council closes public toilets

    A STREAM of frustration is flowing through Petts Wood after Bromley Council closed the public toilets. People who live and work in the village say they fear being caught short after the council closed the toilets in Station Square two weeks

  • Orpington runner defies the elements

    By Ben Baker RAIN, sleet or snow couldn’t slow Orpinngton’s Geraldina Asher-Smith down this season, and she intends to deliver on her potential under the bright lights next week at the European Youth Olympic Festival. The 15-year-old

  • Preparations begin for big Hayes rugby contest

    NEXT month’s annual Park House tens rugby tournament is set to be the biggest yet with 20 teams from across London and the south east set to battle it out to be crowned champions. The August 13 event in Hayes kicks off at midday and an afternoon of

  • Share the love with Bailey and Sky

    Boyfriend and girlfriend Bailey and Sky are looking for a family to share the love with and are Foal Farm Animal Rescue Centre’s Pets of the Week. It’s not difficult to spot the difference between the loved-up pooches – eight-year-old Bailey

  • Away from Training

    It’s been so long since I’ve posted that I simply have too many items for one single update. So, rather than rushing, I’m just going to put pieces out retrospectively in nice, bite-size chunks. This first piece from the first part of June shows that being

  • Henry hat-trick sinks the Darts

    JAMES Henry scored a hat-trick in Millwall’s emphatic win over Dartford at Princes Park. Pre-season games are for managers and coaches to check out the players at their disposal. The result of any encounter is of secondary importance

  • Teens celebrate winning art and poetry competition

    TWO teenagers are celebrating after coming first in a national art and poetry competition. St Ursula’s Convent School pupils Chelsea Smith, 12, and 14-year-old Tho Nguyen were both awarded first prize in their age categories. Campaign group Animal

  • Stevens inspires Spitfires to Essex win

    DARREN Stevens was the man of the moment for Kent as he produced a bowling master class to send the Spitfires through to the quarter-final stages at the expense of rivals Essex Eagles on Friday night. The veteran all-rounder, who passed

  • Boyband The Wanted bringing first ever tour to The O2

    BOYBAND The Wanted will be hitting the road next year with their first ever UK arena tour, playing The O2 arena in spring. The five-piece group which became one of the biggest breakthrough acts of last year will be playing 11 arenas across the country

  • Tragic Kaine May's mum pays tribute to her 'beautiful' son

    THE mum of schoolboy Kaine May, who died after being hit by a car, has paid tribute to her “beautiful” son. Michelle Stevenson says the loss of 14-year-old Kaine, who was killed on the A20 on the border of Chislehurst and Sidcup on Sunday afternoon

  • Fleet share honours with Daggers

    EBBSFLEET United maintained an unbeaten record in pre-season with a draw against Dagenham & Redbridge at Stonebridge Road last night. Despite the League Two visitors fielding a strong line-up, the two sides were even throughout with Ebbsfleet

  • Snoop doing it Doggystyle at The O2

    HIP hop legend Snoop Dogg will perform hits from his 18-year career at The O2 arena in October. The show at the Greenwich venue will be the superstar rapper's only London date on his Doggystyle tour. Since bursting in to our collective consciousness

  • Gills ease to victory at Welling

    WELLING United stumbled to their third consecutive pre-season defeat with a 3-0 loss at the hands of League Two Gillingham. Absentees for Welling were captain Jack Parkinson, who is being chased by Southend United and Stevenage Borough, Loick

  • Fund-raising in the rain

    IT rained and rained but nothing could dampen the enthusiasm of the Montbelle kids as they “did it for Freddie”. Pupils from nursery to Year 6 took part in a multi-skills day for the Freddie Farmer Foundation on July 7 and raised a wonderful £360 for

  • Business as usual at Hospice Funday

    Rain did not stop play at the Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice Funday on Sunday July 17. Despite the wet weather conditions, it was business as usual for the 60 stallholders and attractions. Andy Day presenter of CBeebies officially opened the

  • Drivers warned over holiday traffic jams

    DRIVERS are being warned to expect traffic build-ups on major routes as the school summer holidays begin this weekend. The AA says jams were likely from Friday lunchtime, with around 14 million cars expected on the roads. And road safety

  • Firefighters battle rubbish bag fire in Gravesend

    FIREFIGHTERS got an early morning call today (July 20) to deal with a rubbish fire in Gravesend. They were called to Wrotham Road at around 12.20am to reports of several bags of rubbish which were alight. It took one crew from Thames-side

  • 'Peace for our time': Biggin Hill gets ready for war

    As part of a News Shopper series exploring the military history of Biggin Hill, DAVID MILLS looks back at the build up to the Second World War. ON September 30, 1938, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain returned from a meeting with Adolf Hitler