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Kwame Raymond, 42, of Warrior Close, Thamesmead, swallowed around 100 packages of cocaine but was arrested at Stanstead airport for drug trafficking.

Thamesmead man jailed for five years for drug trafficking

A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to smuggle more than £400,000 worth of cocaine into the UK.

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Liam, aged 18, published his own revision guide filled with helpful tips to battle the GCSE French exam.

Sidcup teen publishes exam revision guide

A teenager has published a revision guide to help fellow students with their exams.

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Welling goalkeeper Lee Butcher was in inspired form but could not hold on for a clean sheet. Pic by Daniel Hambury/EMPICS

Welling defeated despite Butcher masterclass

With their Conference Premier status assured for another season Welling United lost 2-0 at Kidderminster Harriers.

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Janet Cooper who took part in the London Marathon

EllenorLions Hospice is one of the charities benefiting from hard work of London Marathon runners

Mo Farah did it for the first time, Wilson Kipsang of Kenya set a new course record and more than 35,000 runners took part in the London Marathon on Sunday.

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Help fund lifeboats by collecting at London stations

Bexley residents can help the Royal National Lifeboat Institution by rattling collection buckets at train stations on London Lifeboat Day.

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Host a tea party to raise money for Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice

Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice wants people to host their own tea party to help it raise money next month.

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Manju Malin wore pirate gear and make-up for the Wilko advert

Bexleyheath Wilko store manager turns pirate for national advert

The manager of Bexleyheath’s Wilko store donned pirate garb to star in the company’s new television advert.

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Heavy traffic contributes to air pollution.

Air pollution causes one in 15 deaths in Bexley, report finds

Air pollution causes a staggering one in 15 deaths in Bexley and is knocking years off residents’ life expectancy.

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Richard Douglas

The struggle behind a Bexley butcher’s success

Richard Douglas is the proud maker of Britain’s best burger and the owner of an award-winning meat produce company. But it hasn’t been an easy journey for the Bexley butcher.

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Woman sexually assaulted in Belvedere park when out walking her dog

A woman in her 50s was sexually assaulted in a Belvedere park last week while she sat on a bench when out walking her dog.

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Bexleyheath store keen to build charitable links in the borough.

A Body Shop store will champion local charitable causes as part of a re-launch to make it one of the company’s flagship stores.

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Police want to speak to this man in connection with an attempted cashpoint theft

POLICE APPEAL: Images released of two men after attempted Bexleyheath cash machine theft

British Transport Police (BTP) are appealing for information after the attempted theft of a cash machine at Bexleyheath station.

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Car Story play teaches children travel messages

Pupils were given the chance to think about their journeys to and from school thanks to a theatre show about travel.

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Graphic to show a borough by borough where HIV is most prevalent in London. Photo credit: NAT

HIV charity calls for better action from Bexley Council to fight virus

An HIV charity is calling on Bexley Council to improve the support services for the growing number of people living with the virus.

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Novelist will give talk at Bexleyheath Central library

Bexleyheath Central Library has invited novelist and journalist Louisa Young to talk about her book, My Dear, I Wanted To Tell You, which is set in London and on the Western Front in the First World War.

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Hall Place Gardens offers an Easter garden trail

An Easter garden trail is being offered at the Hall Place Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, until April 20.

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