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.
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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.
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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 council are insisting he has time to do both jobs
The borough has called for the Elizabeth Line to be extended across the borough
A consultation on the closures is underway
Some 12 MPs wrote a six-page letter to rail minister Paul Maynard in response to a recent consultation
The event took place last week
Cabinet members approved a five-year finance strategy on Tuesday night
The title comes with £1.1million funding prize
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
Britain has been left with a hung parliament
The result was announced earlier this morning