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Award-winning architects, Ash Sakula, have been appointed to deliver the new design for the Old Walnut Tree Depot site in Erith.

Bexley has been named as the top recycling borough in London, with 52.7pc of waste sent to recycling or composting.

Peter Craske

Bexley has helped to develop a new, innovative partnership, which focuses on keeping vulnerable families together and preventing young people from being taken into care.

United Kingdom

The Queen Elizabeth II bridge at Dartford will be closed from midnight tonight, Wednesday January 17, for safety reasons, due to high winds.

Met Office

Now is your chance to nominate an inspirational teacher for a Kent Teacher of the Year Award.

Kent

Police are growing concerned for a missing girl from Bexleyheath.

New figures show Bexley is the fourth safest area in London.

Peter Craske

Children from two primary schools helped plant the first of many new trees in Danson Park on Tuesday, January 9.

Peter Craske

The world of dance is in shock after a popular owner of a performing arts school suddenly died after a long fight against cancer.

Bird College

Normandy primary school, was turned into food heaven when two competing teams battled it out to produce the most delicious and healthy meal in only 15 minutes.

A young boy with a rare neurological condition has been given the chance to ride his own bike for the first time, after a children’s charity provided funding for his own specialised trike.

Bexley

Bexley borough has one of the highest rates of teachers taking long-term stress leave in London, according to research by the Liberal Democrats.

Liberal Democrat

Construction giant Carillion has said it has “no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect” after talks failed to find another way to deal with the company’s debts.

Mick Cash

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Met Office

Works to widen the Harrow Manorway corridor and support other developments in south Thamesmead are progressing well.

Crime

Friday, December 15, 2017
London Ambulance Service

Police in Bexley have released CCTV footage today, Friday, December 15, of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a serious assault.

The Metropolitan Police is reminding people to protect their homes from burglary during the Christmas period.

Metropolitan Police

A businessman has been handed a £2,500 fine after failing to comply with a statutory notice relating to his site’s waste disposal arrangements.

Peter Craske

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in connection to a series of sexual assaults, which they believe are linked.

London

A man from Erith has been charged following an investigation into the alleged misuse of electronic tags used to monitor criminals.

Education

Friday, December 29, 2017

A boys’ college is appealing for particular type of student to fill its classrooms – girls.

A choir from Merton Court Preparatory School joined homeowners and staff at McCarthy and Stone’s Sidcup development, Sydney Court, to raise the roof for Royal Voluntary Service.

A Bexley primary school pupil has nabbed a top prize at the Perfect Packed Lunch Awards.

Canterbury

A Britpop-inspired funk rock band formed at a Sidcup school performed as one of the support acts at a Madness concert.

Schoolchildren bagged themselves tickets to two top visitor attractions by beating the competition in a green travel schem

Kent

Business

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Mick Cash

Construction giant Carillion has said it has “no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect” after talks failed to find another way to deal with the company’s debts.

Work starts on Sidcup care home

Saturday, December 30, 2017

A major new care home is being built in Sidcup to cater for 80 older people.

A talented hairdresser has finally seen her dream come true after opening her own salon.

The former shop was demolished earlier this year

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Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

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