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Smoking rates in Bexley have fallen on last year's figures

Nearly eight per cent of pregnant women are still smoking in the borough

Tuesday and Wednesday are set to bring warm weather to the county

Public Health England has issued advice

Met Office
John Altman, aka 'nasty' Nick Cotton

The 64-year-old star will meet and greet members of the public at Broadway this weekend

The new platform 2a at Abbey Wood

Network Rail will now focus on constructing the Elizabeth line facilities

Abbey Wood
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrives at City Hall in London, on his first day as mayor.

Sadiq Khan speaks at London’s Science Museum tonight to show the capital is still open for business

Sadiq Khan
High-achievers Georgina Rai and Oyinade Adeshina

Record numbers of students are heading to universities this year

Townley Grammar School
Thamesmead Olympian Lorraine Ugen at the World Indoor Championships in Portland, USA 2016, where she won a bronze medal

Her 6.58m jump was not enough to put her in a medal position

Townley Grammar School
The family at Flutterbyes, The Broadway

The business has garnered a reputation for its products across the south-east

Thurrock
Trevor Lloyd (right) & UK Power Networks’ Chief Executive Officer, Basil Scarsella

66-year-old says camaraderie with colleagues is the secret to a happy worklife

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Queen Mary's Hospital Sidcup

A petition has been handed into MP Bob Neill

Bob Neill
The council is cracking down on flytipping

The scheme comes in response to calls for tough action on anti-social behaviour

Peter Craske
Radical preacher Anjem Choudary

The 49-year-old faces a lengthy jail term following the verdict

Metropolitan Police
Bakers left to right: Val, Rav, Tom, Kate, Lee, Candice, Benjamina, Michael, Selasi, Andrew, Jane & Louise  - (C) Love Productions - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

The show, now in its sixth year, starts again next year

BBC
Neighbourhood watch sign

More than 1,000 street co-ordinators now work as part of the association

Peter Craske
Fire

A woman was treated for shock at the scene

London Ambulance Service

Entertainment

Panto Team from Studio 74

The school successfully auditioned for a panto at the Orchard

Chris Glover
Jimmy Osmond

A new show will celebrate the life and work of Andy Williams

BBC
Russell Kane

The tour sees the comedian explore ageing and fatherhood

Gravesend art group annual exhibition

The exhibition will run from August 27 to September 4

TV nature presenter Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall has come face-to-face with some of the world’s fiercest creatures

BBC
The Turner Contemporary, Margate

More than 100 works by the artist will be show in the town in which he produced some of his most famous works

T Rextasy on stage

Marc Bolan was one of the glam era’s biggest stars

BBC
The exhibition uses bold, vibrant colours

Her Nature Reimagined exhibition fuses pop art and minimalism

Richard Wilson is best known as the hot-tempered Victor Meldrew

Actor Richard Wilson is to recreate one of his show’s most famous episodes

Eastenders star Paul Nicholls

A stage version of the hit motion picture is coming to Kent

Canterbury
The musicians were some of the original rock 'n' rollers

A new show features some of Britain’s original pop stars

United Kingdom
Showbiz legend Jane McDonald

The star of BBC’s The Cruise is coming to Kent

BBC
Star Wars Celebration

We pop in on the final day of the extravangza devoted to the fictional universe

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Country music's king and queen

A tribute to Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers is heading to Bromley

Michael Taylor
Rob Biddulph

He will be promoting the release next month of his new book, Odd Dog Out

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