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Tributes pour in following death of 'inspirational' topless Petts Wood 'Running Man'

A much loved Petts Wood pensioner famed for his daily topless runs through Petts Wood and Orpington has passed away.

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Saturday | This is Local London

Tributes pour in for 'inspirational' topless Petts Wood 'Running Man' who has died

A much loved Petts Wood pensioner famed for his daily topless runs through Petts Wood and Orpington has passed away.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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How London Bouncy Castle Hire Aims At Catering To Its Clients Better

With the merry days of spring and summer knocking at the door, it's no wonder that Londoners are all set to enjoy the warmth of the season and engage their children to all sorts of outdoor games possible.

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Orpington girl wins tasty National Trust cake competition

A young girl from Orpington has seen her summer sketch turned into a tasty cake after winning a National Trust competition.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Biggin Hill author types novel with use of only one finger in hospital bed

UNABLE to sleep in his hospital bed and disabled by a stroke, a Biggin Hill man wrote a novel on his iPad using the one finger on his left hand that he could still move.

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Monte Carlo or Bust: Erith firefighters drive 15,000 miles in clapped out banger

Three Erith fire fighters will drive a clapped out banger from South London to Monte Carlo to raise funds for a sick teenager.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Bromley College invites applications to new 'innovative' campuses

Prospective students can visit the main campus on Monday April 28 to explore the opportunities on offer, as the college looks to bring "innovative education" to London.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Man charged after last weekend's Orpington burglaries

He has appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court and been remanded in custody to appear at Croydon Crown Court at a date yet to be fixed.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Is Jo Johnson welcome in Nigel Farage local?

Jo Johnson MP waded into potentially unsettling political territory last week, visiting a pub in the village of Downe - home of Ukip leader Nigel Farage.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

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The Waste4Fuel site in Cornwall Drive, Orpington

Bromley council says it is urgently seeking a court injunction to stop Waste4Fuel illegally dumping waste on green belt land.

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Helen Mencia (second from right, back row) with colleagues at the PRUH

A huge recruitment drive has been launched by an Orpington hospital that will see hundreds of new nursing jobs brought to the borough.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

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Warning: Your Hands Will Hurt After Watching This

A 40-year-old woman broke 1,000 clay roof tiles with her bare hands to claim a world record, according to a YouTube video posted by TIG Media.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

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Residents in Bromley borough could walk on hot coals

Residents in Bromley borough are invited to walk on hot coals this month to help find a cure for breast cancer.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

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There are over 1,000 people having an affair in Bromley, according to statistics.

The UK Infidelity Index , compiled by website Illicit Encounters, claims 1,151 of the borough's married residents are playing away.

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The mystery of Cornflake the cat

An Orpington family has been reunited with its pet cat after he jumped in a delivery van and went missing for more than a week.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

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An Orpington man will appear in court tomorrow (April 1) accused of raping a young girl.

Mark Cannon, 39, of Farnborough Hill, has been charged with the rape of a female under the age of 13 and will appear at Bromley Magistrates' Court in the morning.

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Orpington bypass closed following crash on hard shoulder

A car hit a telegraph pole and van in a front garden in Belvedere Road in Bexleyheath on Friday night.

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What are your seating or standing preferences when travelling by train?

One train, scheduled to leave at 8.51am, is not due until 9.27am and will miss out various stops.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

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An old woman in Orpington has been robbed at her home by men claiming to be police officers.

On Saturday March 23 two individuals knocked on the door of a property on Court Road and said they were investigating burglars in the back garden.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

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Sparkling new stained glass window unveiled by Jo Johnson MP at Orpington primary school

North Kent National Association of Decorative and Fine Art Studies was behind the project, which now brings colour to a staircase at St Philomena's Catholic Primary in Chelsfield Road.

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