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Plans for a new Lidl in Erith have been rejected again by Bexley Council's planning committee.

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

He is the king of the one-liners on shows like Mock the Week, but his humour is usually so off-kilter it takes a special kind of mind to understand many of his cryptic thoughts.

A mother of three who was allegedly assaulted while awaiting a council decision on her homelessness application has had her complaint to the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman upheld.

Bromley Council has indicated it won't appeal against a landmark judgement on its bid to ban Travellers from staying on public land in the borough.

Crime

Monday, January 6, 2020

A robber from Orpington has been jailed for at least 30 years for stabbing a young Dagenham man to death after he was lured into a "honey trap" on Snapchat.

A man has been sentenced for the brutal murder of his girlfriend in her own home.

A robber from Orpington has been found guilty of murdering a Dagenham man after he was lured into an ambush by a teenage girl.

Police have carried out a series of raids, including addresses in Dartford, Bexley, and Bromley, and made eight arrests.

An alleged killer couldn't have fatally stabbed a Dagenham man in an Anerley car park because he had been trying to stop the attack, a court has heard.

Politics

Friday, January 17, 2020

A meeting of Bromley Council's executive was briefly suspended on Wednesday, January 15 after it was interrupted by six Extinction Rebellion protesters.

Today the UK heads to the polls for the first December election since 1923 - so please do brave the weather, get out and vote.

The country is on course for its first December general election since 1923 after MPs in Westminster backed plans to go to the polls on December 12 at the Houses of Parliament yesterday.

The brother of the UK's next prime minister has said he is delighted about his election as leader.

A new chief executive has been appointed to guide Bromley Council through a period of financial uncertainty and "transformation".

Education

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Students have moved in to their new classrooms at Eden Park High School.

One of the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world's largest cities has been launched today, November 4, on more than 600 billboards across all of London's 33 boroughs.

Students at two Bromley schools have been celebrating their successes.

As Brexit continues to flounder, a Bromley school organised its elections for head boy and head girl, and a Labour MP was there to see it.

An Orpington children's nursery has a green reason to celebrate after taking a major international award.

Business

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Members of the Bromley Federation of Small Businesses have met with entrepreneur Lord Harris to discuss worries for the future.

The Entertainer has announced the return of its Big Toy Rehoming campaign, in partnership with the Salvation Army.

After a well-known bathroom company went into administration, a Bromley woman decided she did not want to let down her customers and says she paid back around £125,000 out of her own money to maintain faith in her business.

A Waitrose store in Bromley is to become a Lidl later this year.

Two Chelsfield pubs are named among some of the best in the country in the new Pub Guide 2020 from the AA.

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