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Mon, 10:32
BBC

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.

European Union

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.

Erith School

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.

THAMES WATER

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

Brad Smith

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

Eileen Pallen

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.

Today is Shrove Tuesday and we all know what that means - it’s time for pancakes.

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will be attending a People’s Question Time in Bexley when locals can put their concerns to him.

Gareth Bacon

Catching a glimpse of a penduline tit is not something most of us do every day, which is why twitchers from around the country are arriving in Bexley.

THAMES WATER

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

Met Office

Crime

Mon, 10:32
BBC

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.

Police in Bexley are employing tactics used on football hooligans to crack down on a growing number of “county line” drug gangs exploiting young vulnerable people into running drugs into rural parts of the UK from the capital.

Bexley police

Bexley MP and cabinet member James Brokenshire has called for swift justice for speedboat killer Jack Shepherd.

James Brokenshire

Just hours after the family of Charlotte Brown, killed by speedboat show off Jack Shepherd, demanded the British government do more to bring him back to Britain and face his jail sentence, the police revealed he may have been tracked down.

Welling

A Sidcup man has been jailed for four years for twice raping a woman in Medway.

Woolwich Crown Court

Education

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Erith School

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

Four Bexley schools have been judged to be performing ‘well below average’ in the latest Progress 8 tables.

Townley Grammar School

A Bexleyheath school is celebrating after winning a rating of Good from Ofsted.

Hundreds of children in Bexley could be starting school this month without basic skills such as being able to hold a pencil or go to the toilet by themselves.

United Kingdom

No coursework, two years of study, a clutch of Bs and a handful of threes - it’s a tricky time to be a GCSE student.

London

Business

Saturday, February 23, 2019
Twitter

Jamie Brown, of Archant’s Local Impact initiative, explains how to use social media to your advantage

Culture secretary Jeremy Wright explains why local newspapers are so important

Facebook

The Bexley Times has again been selected as media partner for the prestigious Bexley Business Excellence Awards.

CLLR

Even if you don’t realise it, you have come across display advertising. You have seen it on web pages, in newspapers and in magazines. It’s everywhere, once you start to look, and there are plenty of companies out there who are already doing it well.

How do you build loyalty in your customers, and keep them coming back to you, asks Jamie Brown of Archant’s Local Impact programme.

archant

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