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Some of Bexley’s most vulnerable mums will be offered help to stop their children being taken into care if they agree to go on contraception.

After a winter of due diligence and careful recruitment Kent are hoping to take the County Championship top flight by storm when the first-class cricket season begins next month.

Campaigners trying to preserve the former Erith library building say they are depending on backing from the local community.

A Bexley canoeing fan has won a major award for the work he has done in keeping river waters clear of rubbish.

Vans plastered with the mugshots of men and women wanted in connection with a number of crimes – including burglaries, robberies and violent moped-enabled offences - are set to tour the capital.

A food waste disposal company is calling on east London boroughs to work towards increasing their recycling rates this Global Recycling Day.

Following a very exciting 2018 in which the nation’s favourite yellow magic bear Sooty celebrated his 70th birthday, he’ll be launching into 2019, joined by Sweep, Soo and his TV pal Richard Cadell, with a new theatre tour.

As Demelza Hospice Care for Children celebrates 10 years of providing specialist care and emotional support for children with terminal conditions, one of the first to experience it gives her backing.

Plans to bulldoze the old Conway Building in Belvedere to make way for a huge new waste and recycling centre have been submitted to the council.

After two local schools merged at the end of last year, Sir David Evennett has paid a visit to check on progress.

Calling all Bexley businesses, this is your last call to enter the prestigious annual Bexley Business Excellence Awards.

Thames Water is warning people in Bexley to be on their guard against cold callers looking to scam them into thinking they are genuine water company workers.

A Bexleyheath nightclub’s special nights for those with learning difficulties is continuing to boom with more than 100 people turning out each month.

A disused tennis court in Bexleyheath is set to be given a new lease of life as a BMX track.

Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of repentance and reflection marking the first day of Lent - the six weeks of penitence leading up to Easter.

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Following a very exciting 2018 in which the nation’s favourite yellow magic bear Sooty celebrated his 70th birthday, he’ll be launching into 2019, joined by Sweep, Soo and his TV pal Richard Cadell, with a new theatre tour.

Agatha Christie’s classic stage whodunnit, The Mousetrap, comes to the Churchill Theatre, Bromley, this month starring Gwyneth Strong – best known as Cassandra in Only Fools and Horses.

Seeing Star Wars as a five-year-old convinced a Thamesmead lad a life on stage and in front of the cameras was for him.

The Lavender Hills mob from Bexley are continuing their attack on the music charts with a new single while taking a pop at politicians.

The breakout star of hit musician Prince’s’ life story film documentary When Doves Cry is to appear in a new hit-packed concert show in 2019 – Mark Anthony as Prince, which is coming to Bromley in February.

A beautiful fluke moment in a classroom was the inspiration for one teacher to take up photography and he has enjoyed some amazing success.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

A man from Bexleyheath has just published his first book, Kent-based novel Smile Of The Stowaway.

Audiences shall go to the ball this Christmas as Cinderella comes to the Churchill Theatre for this year’s pantomime.

Now back from recording the second series of All Together Now, Brit School teacher and Bromley local Georg Tormann is now warming up for Christmas with his Beckenham-based choir.

Former Coronation Street favourite Kevin Kennedy (who played Curly Watts) takes to the stage in musical comedy Rock of Ages.

Scenes from the hard-hitting new BBC drama Informer were filmed in Bromley and Bexley.

Following the incredible sell-out stage success of Not Dead Enough, The Perfect Murder and Dead Simple, the number one best-selling author Peter James is back with a spine-tingling new world premiere play, The House On Cold Hill, coming to the Orchard Theatre in January.

The new UK and Ireland tour of Let It Be will be arriving at the Orchard Theatre on Monday, October 15.

The Sensational 60s Experience will soon be returning to Bromley for on night only.

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