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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.

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Mon Aug 18, 2014

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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.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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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.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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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.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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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.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

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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.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

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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.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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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.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

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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.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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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.

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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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