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PICTURES: Eight puppies abandoned in Orpington road

Eight puppies found abandoned in a rubbish bin in Orpington last week are doing well, and will soon be seeking a new home.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Man finds burnt-out remains of Volvo 'involved in West Wickham police chase'

A man claims to have found the burnt-out remains of a Volvo, involved in a police chase in West Wickham this week, near his home.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Bromley College has announced it is cutting its A Level courses at its Orpington campus.

In a statement issued this week the college said it is instead focusing on vocational programmes and will no longer receive applications to study subjects such as mathematics and English from September.

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Spiderman and son spotted in St Mary Cray

The above snap, taken in Mountfield Way, was posted on the Facebook group Orpington gossip yesterday , and has been liked 268 times so far.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Group of travellers moves into Orpington gym car park

Jean Keal, 70, has been a member of LA Fitness for 14 years and said she is "horrified" by the situation.

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The Thank Bank: Readers say 'thank you'

If there is someone you want to express your gratitude to, whether they donated a kidney or opened a door for you, we want to hear about it.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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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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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Bromley families are being given the chance to explore ancient Rome this summer.

Crofton Roman Villa in Orpington is giving the borough's modern residents a snapshot into Noviomagus, a lost roman town in West Wickham.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Youngsters from Orpington infant school celebrate dance from around the world

The children of an Orpington infant school took part in a celebration of dance last week - performing traditional dances from Spain, Greece, Mexico and Germany.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Construction work has begun on Bromley College's new hospitality department in Orpington.

Three floors of the campus building are being transformed into a catering and training facility, which will include kitchens, classrooms, and a student restaurant.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

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Video and Pictures: Amazing Living Art body paint headed to Cray Festival

What's on this weekend in south east London and north Kent This year's festival is features incredible exhibitions, stunning shows, a retro scooter ride which will parade through Orpington High Street, music performances rocking the main stage including an appearance from local up and coming band The Theme at 2pm, beer tents, food stalls and other ... (more)

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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15 great summer holiday activity ideas in south east London and north Kent

The school summer holidays are just around the corner and there's so much going on in north Kent and south east London that you won't have a chance to even think about being bored.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Sign up early for popular Petts Wood 10k race

Apply early if you want to avoid missing out on one of the country's best 10k runs, writes Petts Wood Runners' club coach Richard Dunstan.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

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Southeastern publishes new timetable early to cope with upheavals for ...

Work at London Bridge is part of the 6.5 billion Thameslink programme, which aims to increase capacity on one of Europe's busiest stretches of railway.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

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The works will begin next Monday (February 10) and last until April.

Southeastern trains are disrupted on the Orpington to Charing Cross line today because of emergency engineering works between Hither Green and New Cross.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Michael Laming complains apprenticeship system is too complex as...

The boss of an international motor manufacturer has decided to go it alone with his own apprenticeship scheme after criticising the current system as being over-complicated.

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Teenage boy missing from Orpington found

Lex Gaughan, 13, had been last seen at his home at around 10am on Tuesday June 23 and police were appealing for assistance in finding him.

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Emergency engineering works causing delays between Orpington and central London cleared

Emergency engineering works that were causing delays to trains running between Orpington and London Victoria have now been cleared .

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13 races that runners in south east London and north Kent will love

Vibe has rounded up some of the top races in south east London and north Kent this summer and into the autumn... Every Saturday, 9am - Park Run.

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