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Two arrested after Orpington drugs bust

Police in Bromley have seized a large quantity of cannabis following a raid at an address in Saltwood Close on Friday .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Healthcare group to launch new mobile clinic in latest 'Smokefree Bromley' drive

NHS community organisation Bromley Healthcare launches its 'Smokefree Bromley' van on Friday - the group's latest drive to help the borough's smokers "kick the habit".

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TRAFFIC: Slow on M25 near Orpington, congestion in New Eltham, Blackheath and New Cross

Progress is very slow clockwise between the Orpington turn-off and Clacket Lane Services.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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A history of Orpington Hospital: Remembering its beginnings as a vital part of the First World War

The history of Orpington Hospital: A local facility remembers its beginnings as a vital part of the First World War Visit Orpington Hospital today and it seems like any other.

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Building fire in Downham just hours after man is airlifted to hospital after collision

A man was airlifted to hospital last night after a crash in Bromley Road, Downham, just hours before a fire tore through a launderette on the same stretch.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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A Millwall fan has achieved a goal after his band featured on one of the club's official videos.

Lifelong Lions supporter Henry Green, 22, was delighted when his band Exit Black's song You've Got It Wrong was used for a promotional video for the Millwall Double Club, an education and football programme which offers literacy and numeracy lessons alongside coaching.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Dartford Crossing delays with tailbacks stretching 10 miles, reportedly as far as Orpington

Long delays on the M25 road are said to be affecting the A282 Dartford River Crossing toll booths travelling anticlockwise.

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Golf club grass fire in Orpington causes damage to land equivalent to two football pitches

Just after 5pm London Fire Brigade was called to a golf club on North End Lane, with units from Biggin Hill, Addington, and Woodside all scrambled.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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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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