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2 hrs ago | News Shopper

Parent outrage as Bromley Council committee decision leaves children without a school

Parents have been left outraged after a Bromley Council committee rejected the creation of a new primary school - leaving their children without a school just six weeks before the start of term.

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7 hrs ago | Newham Recorder

Murder probe after man found with fatal neck wound in Manor Park cemetery

The victim, 54, was found in City of London Cemetery, Manor Park, shortly after 2pm yesterday but died in hospital later the same day.

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11 hrs ago | This is Local London

A dangerous criminal has been jailed after he stabbed a man from Walthamstow in the stomach.

Unemployed Paul Chambers, 27, of Poole Road in Hackney was convicted of grievous bodily harm towards Westley Murray on July 17 at Snaresbrook Crown Court.

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15 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Lancashire baby invited to help celebrate Prince George's first birthday

A LITTLE boy who shares his birthday with Prince George was one of just 12 children to be given a special coin to mark the day.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

'Wide variation' for academy chains

England's best academy chains are raising standards for their poorest pupils and outperforming other state schools, but the weakest are lagging far behind, research suggests.

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PortStanleyNews.com

OPP Arrest Second Suspect in Patrol Boat Fire

Gerald Robert JACQUES , age 37 of Port Stanley, Ontario who was wanted by police for the alleged theft and arson of the Elgin County OPP Police boat on June 25, 2014, was apprehended last evening July 22, 2014.

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News Shopper

Poster shows Forest Hill's Timothy Spall as painter JMW Turner

The star, who was born in Battersea and now lives in Forest Hill, is set to appear at the iconic London painter JMW Turner in director Mike Leigh's biopic Mr Turner.

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Times-series.co.uk

Times Series: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

Dr Clive Richards, of Friars Avenue, Whetstone, was killed after falling from his bike in Archway Road, near Highgate tube station, in August 2013.

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News Shopper

5 of the best places to Pick Your Own fruit and vegetables in north Kent and south east London

Making sure you get enough fruit and veg in your diet can be dull, but not when you can get out in the sun and Pick Your Own at a nearby farm.

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Wimbledon Guardian

Cyclist who died in Raynes Park collision named as New Malden man

A cyclist who died after being hit by a car has been named as New Malden man Laurent Patrick Cullinan, known as Patrick.

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Sutton Guardian

Husband who assaulted wife at tram stop in Mitcham must do unpaid work and pay fine

Mark Ofeimun, 47, of Devana End, Carshalton , admitted assaulting Dbili Kiasu-Oloruloje by beating on May 3 this year in Tramway Path, Mitcham.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Reuters

StubHub was victim of cyber fraud ring; arrests to be announced

StubHub's head of global communications, Glenn Lehrman, told Reuters late on Tuesday that his firm has been working with law enforcement around the world for the last year on the case.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Inquest into Peaches Geldof death

A full inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof, who was found slumped dead on a bed at home after taking heroin, will take place today.

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Richmond and Twickenham Times

A cyclist who was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a dust cart has died.

The 40-year-old was hit in Kew Foot Road by the A316 in Richmond during yesterday's morning rush hour.

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Hillingdon Times

New appeal over fire death mystery

Kester David whose badly burnt body was found, behind a Travis Perkins building in Bloomfield Lane, Palmers Green in 2010.

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Croydon Guardian

Have your say on Wimbledon to Sutton Tramlink extension as four possible routes are revealed

Four new routes a tram link between Sutton and Wimbledon could take have been revealed - and you can have your say on them.

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Knutsford Guardian

Paddington trail to mark new movie

The Paddington Trail is to launch in October and eventually the statues will be auctioned to raise money for charities including the NSPCC.

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This is Local London

Campaigners scent victory over Warren Farm plans: QPR 'having second thoughts'

CAMPAIGNERS looking to keep Warren Farm open space for the public are welcoming unconfirmed reports that QPR Football Club are considering pulling out of a deal with Ealing Council to develop part of the site.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

How many Kingstonians are...? Take this quiz to find out how well you know your area

How many people in your part of Surbiton own their house? How many Kingstonians identify as Christian? And how many people in Chessington do not own a car? The Office for National Statistics has combed its census data to create this innovative quiz - so scroll down and put your knowledge to the test.

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Wimbledon Guardian

Volunteers collect 25 bags of cans and bottles in Mitcham Common clean-up

The verges of the common near Commonside East are among the areas to benefit from a spruce-up after the efforts of eight dedicated volunteers from the Friends of Mitcham Common group on Sunday, July 20. The group wore high visibility jackets and used litter picking sticks to collect the rubbish after a A 50 grant from Capital Clean-up, a ... (more)

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