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A grandmother was left so distressed when her daughter died from cancer that she vowed to do all she could to ensure she would be remembered.

A maiden first-class hundred from Surrey's Will Jacks and a four-wicket haul by Kent debutant Wiaan Mulder made for three contrasting sessions as these Division One neighbours tussled for supremacy on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship clash in Beckenham.

Voters will elect 73 members to represent the UK in the European Parliament on Thursday.

A Sidcup man has overcome major physical problems to take on the world's toughest race next year.

Prolonged Kentish resistance eventually counted for little as Yorkshire's persistent attack mopped up the seven wickets required to secure a 172-run Specsavers County Championship win over at Canterbury.

Police are supporting the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) today, May 17 by reminding members of the LGBT+ community to report cases of hate crime so they can be fully investigated.

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on the A2 near Dartford last night.

An academy in Bexleyheath hit with a damning Ofsted report earlier this year is recruiting its seventh principal in eight years.

Former England batsman Gary Ballance dominated centre stage for almost six-and-a-half hours to put Yorkshire in total control of their Specsavers County Championship match with Kent in Canterbury.

Controversial plans to concrete over 149 acres of marshland dubbed Bexley's "jewel in the crown" for a train interchange have been rejected.

Struggling Abbey Wood businesses say they are being "crucified" by the ongoing delays to the opening of Crossrail.

Kent youngster Ollie Robinson admitted it felt 'really good' to register back-to-back centuries after helping his side earn a first innings lead over Yorkshire.

Gary Ballance posted Yorkshire's first half-century of the game to keep his side in contention against a Kent side buoyed by a second Specsavers County Championship century of the season by rookie keeper-batsman Ollie Robinson.

A Bexley unit that provides physical therapy for children with neurological disorders has won a major cash boost from Children in Need.

An engaging and hard-fought opening day to this 204th first-class battle between Kent and Yorkshire ended with the hosts edging proceedings courtesy of a gritty, unbeaten half-century from Zak Crawley.

Entertainment

Few women have had a more powerful stage presence than Tina Turner, and an amazing tribute performer will be bringing her stage presence to town next month.

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

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.

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