Tuesday Aug 26
Orpington couple on fat-fighting mission - but with two very different approaches
An Orpington couple are on a mission to help people shed unwanted pounds - but the fat-fighting duo have very different approaches.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
This is Local London
Foster charity sets up in Orpington due to lack of carers in the borough
South-east London charity Safehouses has opened a new office in Orpington because of a shortage of foster carers in the borough.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
4 photos of floods in Beckenham area - " taken 136 years apart
Since our article was published, we've been kindly sent a few more pictures showing previous instances of flooding in the town and nearby.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Woman sexually assaulted on train between London Bridge and Chislehurst
British Transport Police officers say the suspect followed the woman onto the 12.48am Charing Cross to Orpington service at London Bridge station on July 18. The man is said to have sat next to the woman and "touched her inappropriately for around 20 minutes" before getting off.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Music belonged to soldier
A chance find of old sheet music among unsold junk at a church fete in Chelsfield, Orpington, led to an amazing chain of discovery for Jean Bishop.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Oliver Wright: My nightmare train trip to Surliness Central and...
Making political points using personal anecdotes is generally not a good idea. But then sometimes an experience illustrates an issue in a way that facts and figures can't.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Vibe's picks of the what's on this week in north Kent and south east London.
The BAFTA winning actress , who also appeared in the Harry Potter series and Blackadder, will give a talk at the theatre followed by a screening of Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet, in which she played Nurse.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
An ambulance carrying a patient in Orpington was delayed when a tree fell in its path.
Fire crews from Orpington were called out at 1.30am this morning to reports of a fallen tree in Milking Way, Downe.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Money and message left on Beckenham train puts 'smile on my face'
Travelling on south-east London trains can often be a pain, but one traveller on a service to Orpington found a reason to be cheerful.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Sewage flowing down Station Road, Orpington, is causing a stink
For three days sewage has been flowing down Station Road, Orpington, causing a stink for people who use the road.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Young dancers gear up for English Youth Ballet show in Bromley
Young ballet dancers from across south east London are reaching the final stages of rehearsals for a big Bromley theatre show.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Jobs at Bromley Council's customer service department will be kept local
Over 30,000 people in Bromley - around 10 per cent of the borough's population - are living in poverty among the worst in England, according to figures.
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 .
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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".