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PICTURED: Nightclub opening brings West End glamour to Beckenham

Father of three Michael Lock, 34, is part of a three-strong team behind Time in Southend Road, which opened this month as a quirky cocktail bar and VIP club downstairs.

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5 hrs ago | Haringey Independent

Spurs confirm Northumberland Development Project CPO green light

Tottenham Hotspur Football Club can press ahead with plans to build a new stadium after a protracted Compulsory Purchase Order was finally pushed through.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Warrington Guardian

Scouting for Girls

FROM bedroom rehearsals to arena tours, Scouting For Girls have made the journey a lot of Warrington bands would love to make themselves.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Ilford man charged with kidnap and false imprisonment after festival death.

Australian Paul Wickerson, 32, was hit by a car near the Brownstock festival site at Stow Maries on August 31 last year.

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Enfield Independent

Just the Ticket: July 11, 2014

Lonborough Festival Opera presents this bold "baroque Star Wars" which was Handel's first London triumph, and includes the famous Cara Sposa and Lascia ch'io pianga.

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Wimbledon Guardian

Wimbledon led Britain in welcoming Belgian refugees

Britain entered World War One on 4 August 1914 following the German invasion of Belgium.

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Sutton Guardian

Rise in use of laughing gas in Carshalton and Coulsdon prompts police warning

Officers have warned children and their parents against sniffing any small metal cannisters they find in public spaces as these are likely to have been left over by people using laughing gas in the area.

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Ilford Recorder

Travel: Weekend Tube engineering works close parts of Jubilee, District and Overground lines

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey.

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Braintree and Witham Times

Essex Police closed the station as part of 2.5million cuts.

Four men are due to appear in court in connection with a telephone fraud that has conned elderly Essex residents out of nearly half a million pounds.

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PICTURED: Critalls Corner underpass, Sidcup, floods

Pictures were posted by Martin Robert Peaple on Facebook group Orpington gossip, with the comment: "The underpass at Crittals Corner is flooded no way through unless you like wet feet."

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Times-series.co.uk

Mother fears losing her 'support network' if forced to move

A mother fears she will become "isolated and stuck in the middle of nowhere" if she is forced to move out of Edgware and into Hampstead Garden Suburb.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

'Most schools open' across Kingston despite strike by teachers

Six schools will be closed by the National Union of Teachers strike - Knollmead Primary, Lovelace Primary, Malden Parochial, Robin Hood Primary, Bedelsford and St Phillip's.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Newsday

'Jealous' man guilty of wife murder

A husband who stabbed his wife more than 30 times after he claimed she attacked him with a knife has been found guilty of her murder.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Kingston Council to employ Wandsworth council officers to deal with traveller incursions

Kingston Council hopes to hire two Wandsworth council officers with stab proof vests to deal with traveller encroachments in the borough.

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Ealing Times

We are all inventors, says former Southall student Trevor Baylis

STUDENTS at the Southall campus of Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College were encouraged to think of themselves as inventors by former Southall mechanical engineering student and inventor of the wind-up radio, Trevor Baylis.

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Daily Echo

Seven on drug supply charges

A GROUP of seven have been charged with the supply of heroin and cocaine in Southampton as part of Operation Fortress .

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Times-series.co.uk

Public sector workers strike over pay, pensions and cuts

North Finchley library worker Cathy Yilmaz, is joined by fellow public sector workers outside North Finchley Library this morning Library staff, binmen and teaching assistants are among dozens of public sector workers taking part in a day of strike action over pay, pensions and cuts today.

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Beckenham residents fight plans to cut 'vital' rail links to central London

Copers Cope Residents' Association has written a letter to the authority following the announcement of a new Thameslink and Great Northern franchise that looks to be cutting local links.

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Wimbledon Guardian

Mitcham man jailed after stealing iPhone from blind man

A 24-year-old man has been jailed for nearly three years after stealing a blind man's phone and forcing him to travel to a cash point to pay to get it back.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

The true magic of Hampton Court Flower Show revealed

The Hampton Court Flower Show always strikes me as a giant conjuring trick. Only magic, you would think, could transform 34 flat grassy acres almost overnight into an English woodland, an Ethiopian valley, the Australian outback and the First World War trenches.

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