A former council estate which was blighted by social problems and crime for 40 years, has undergone a major regeneration with police crime prevention techniques built into its 588 new homes from the outset.
A Bexley man who was a suspect in the murder of Stephen Lawrence has gone on trial accused of being one of the "ringleaders" of a conspiracy to supply "huge quantities" of cannabis resin.
The Metropolitan Police are warning internet shoppers across east London to stay alert and avoid being a victim of fraud ahead of one of the busiest days of the year for online shopping.
At the age of 15, notorious Bexley criminal Kenneth Noye left Bexleyheath School in 1962.
The independent police watchdog has launched an investigation after a man in his 30s died while being detained by police in Bexleyheath on Monday night (September 17).
A road in Erith was closed off yesterday afternoon due to an unexploded World War Two shell.