Friday, July 12, 2019

Teresa Pearce has confirmed she will be standing down at the next election, claiming the time is coming for "a new voice" for Erith and Thamesmead.

Council bosses need to find £18m within the next year as finances remain tight in Bexley, despite councillors already having signed off on millions in savings.

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

Crossrail will not open before December 2020, the company behind the infrastructure project has confirmed.

A councillor who joined Labour when he was still taking his GCSEs has quit the party amid the national fallout over bullying and anti-semitism.

Bexley Council is among 11 boroughs which have joined forces to provide accommodation to families at risk of homelessness - backed by £38m in government funding.

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas expressed concerns that an energy park in Bexley will lead to "toxic fumes" billowing across the Thames to the Rainham and Beam Park development area.

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

Dodgy roads in Bexley cost the council more than £100,000 last year in payouts to disgruntled drivers and cyclists.

The first trains have been on trial test runs to Abbey Wood on Crossrail's new Elizabeth line at speeds up to 60mph.

Bexley Council remains firmly in the hands of the Conservatives following the local election which saw Ukip wiped out.

Tomorrow is May 3, when voters across London will be casting their ballots in local elections.

Looking back at the stories in Bexley over the past 12 months.

Children and families minister Robert Goodwill visited the West Street Neighbourhood Nursery and West Street Children's Centre to talk to parents, carers and staff.

The extra funding is going towards road and resurfacing work

Two borough MPs have slammed proposals

Sadiq Khan has proposed closing the site and moving services to Sidcup

Teresa Pearce has joined a cross-party group of MPs in supporting the motion

The speech was marred by several incidents

A City Hall consultation ends on on Friday

The winners will be announced in February

The Bexley and Bromley assembly member has leapt to the defence of the the cab firm

Transport for London said the cab app has demonstrated a "lack of corporate responsibility"

The event has raised more than £30million since it started 16 years ago

Sadiq Khan hopes to sell off a number of buildings to fund frontline policing

The senior MP visited council offices on Thursday

It will reopen in October

Peers have said Mr Beard was "incredibly proud" to have served the constituency for Labour

The borough has called for the Elizabeth Line to be extended across the borough

Some 12 MPs wrote a six-page letter to rail minister Paul Maynard in response to a recent consultation

St Thomas More Catholic School travelled to the Houses of Parliament on Friday

It is now contacting schools and care homes to check they have fire risk assessments in place

Adam Wilkinson starts his role as interim managing director on July 3

A motion noting "dismay" at the mayor's decision not to attend a scrutiny meeting was backed by London Assembly members

The mayor says residents in Bromley and Bexley are set to benefit

The statement comes in the mayor's draft transport strategy

The Tory MP beat his Labour rival, Stefano Borella, by 20 per cent of the election vote

The snap election was called in a bid to grasp a greater majority

The result was announced earlier this morning

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