Orpington, England Newswire

Orpington, England Newswire

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  1. Dementia-friendly caf forced to close in Bromley after four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | This is Local London

    Mission Caf opened in The Mall in Bromley in 2015, but it's having to shut after four years because of high costs. The community asset, based just off the high street, was run by charity Mission Care, who look after hundreds of people across five care homes.

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  2. Bromley and Lewisham residents pay their respects on Remembrance SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | This is Local London

    The young, elderly and everyone in-between have paid their respects for the 100-year anniversary since the end of the First World War across Britain. Children from Manor Oak Primary School in Orpington held hands while they laid remembrance poppies in front of a solider mural.

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  3. Small but mighty' - " Combat knife recovered from stop and search in OrpingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | News Shopper

    A combat knife has been recovered from a stop and search in Orpington days after four people were killed in quick succession in south London stabbings. Whilst conducting foot patrols, PC James @MPSPettsWood and PC Ryan @MPSOrpington recovered this from a stop and search in Saltwood Close @MPSOrpington .

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  4. Cafe and bakery in Orpington High Street makes 'hard decision' to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | News Shopper

    Writing on social media, Finch House informed customers: "Unfortunately, we have to take the hard decision to close our Orpington and Maidstone stores due to declining sales and increasing costs. It thanked customers for their loyalty and said people would have to travel to its nearest store in Beckenham for one of its coffees.

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  5. Another Starbucks Coffee shop closes in BromleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | News Shopper

    The coffee giant had its final trading day on Orpington High Street shop on Sunday leaving its customers having to go to Beckenham for a fix. A spokesman for Starbucks said: "We would like to thank our customers for their loyalty over the years, and let our regular customers know that our teams at our stores in Beckenham are available to enjoy a cup of coffee."

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  6. Healthy Early Years programme gets off to a flying start in BromleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | This is Local London

    Councillor Nicky Dykes and Deputy Chief Executive Ade Adetosoye with Bromley award winners in the Healthy Early Years London initiative at the celebratory event held at Blenheim Children and Family Centre in Orpington. The launch of Healthy Early Years in Bromley saw six local Children and Family centres achieve a bronze award for their contribution to getting children off to a healthy start in life.

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  7. 'Not fit for purpose': calls for more buses on Bexley's 'worst performing service'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | News Shopper

    Transport bosses were grilled at a council meeting over the borough's worst-performing bus that is "not fit for purpose". A review into how many B14 buses there are is being launched after figures showed it is constantly leaving Sidcup residents waiting.

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  8. Dina Asher-Smith hails impact of coach John after triumphant summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | Ealing Times

    The secret to European champion Dina Asher-Smith's success is all in a name that of coach John Blackie, a man she calls her 'second dad'. Orpington-born Asher-Smith delivered the performance of a generation at the European Championships in Berlin during August; claiming triple gold in 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay.

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  9. Six teens wanted over 'completely reckless' arson attack in OrpingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | This is Local London

    A hedge which was set on fire burned down and caused external damage to a home in Adcock Walk shortly after midnight on September 16. Scotland Yard says the six suspects are described as five males and a female, are all white, and aged between 15 and 18 years old. Detective Inspector Mark Hine, from the Bromley Community Safety Unit , said: "This was a completely reckless act which has caused significant damage.

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  10. New 13m Bromley Town NHS centre takes big steps forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | This is Local London

    Council and NHS bosses have recommended that a day centre for the elderly in Masons Hill be redeveloped for a major new health hub. It is hoped that the proposed Health and Wellbeing Centre will offer services to roughly a third of Bromley's growing population, along with Beckenham Beacon and a similar centre in Orpington.

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  11. Council slams 'reckless and dangerous' Orpington fly-tippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | This is Local London

    The winding country road was left with rubbish encroaching into the road, causing cars to have to stop and give way. This is not the first time this year the road has been targeted, with country lanes being a hotspot for litterbugs in Bromley.

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  12. Where is Informer filmed in London?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Radio Times

    The six-part drama stars Paddy Considine and Bel Powley as police officers involved in counter-terrorism, with newcomer Nabhaan Rizwan playing their newly-recruited informant in the War on Terror. Raza's estate and the fictional nearby "Bridge Town Estate" were primarily filmed at the Thamesmead Estate in Southeast London.

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  13. New A 13m Bromley Town NHS centre takes big steps forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | News Shopper

    Council and NHS bosses have recommended that a day centre for the elderly in Masons Hill be redeveloped for a major new health hub. It is hoped that the proposed Health and Wellbeing Centre will offer services to roughly a third of Bromley's growing population, along with Beckenham Beacon and a similar centre in Orpington.

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  14. Parents brand son's killer's sentence "disgusting"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Kent Online

    Lorry driver Dariusz Mrozek ploughed into Steven Godbold, 52, of Walderslade, as he stood on the hard shoulder just before Junction 4 of the M25 for Orpington last September. The father-of-four died at the scene and Mrozek, 42, was arrested and eventually charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

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  15. Where is Informer filmed in London?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | Radio Times

    The six-part drama stars Paddy Considine and Bel Powley as police officers involved in counter-terrorism, with newcomer Nabhaan Rizwan playing their newly-recruited informant in the War on Terror. Built on the south bank of the River Thames, the estate mainly consists of social housing built from the mid 60s onwards, and has previously been seen on-screen in A Clockwork Orange, Misfits, and The Firm.

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  16. Man brought up in north Kent appointed first headteacher at new Dartford academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | News Shopper

    A man who grew up in north Kent has been appointed as the first headteacher of an academy opening in Dartford next year. Gavin Barnett has been confirmed as the head of Stone Lodge School which is run by Endeavour Multi Academy Trust.

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  17. 'It was magical' - Elderly couple finally remarry 40 years after divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2018 | This is Local London

    Charlie and Audrey Hailes, 88 and 83, were "happy and relieved" to finally remarry after their divorce 40 years ago. The pair, who spent most of their lives in Green Street Green in Orpington before recently moving to Wilmington, married at The Manor Gatehouse in Dartford on October 1. Their son, and best man to dad Charlie, Ian Hailes, told News Shopper: "They looked every bit as happy as their wedding day photos from 1955.

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  18. Lorry driver jailed for killing recovery workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Kent Online

    Dariusz Mrozek, 42, crashed into 52-year-old Steven Godbold as he stood on the hard shoulder just before Junction 4 for Orpington while repairing a car last September. A jury at Woolwich Crown Court was last week told Mrozek, of Admirals Way, Gravesend, was driving his green Scania dangerously in the run up to collision.

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  19. 'Families are still paying the price': St Olave's parents speak out over school exclusion sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | This is Local London

    Parents and former governors at a grammar school that illegally excluded students have spoken out after the council drew a line on what was a "very dark period" for the school. A damning independent report commissioned by Bromley Council found academic success came at the cost of student welfare at St Olave's School in Orpington, with pupils excluded during A-level studies if there were concerns they would under-achieve in their exams.

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  20. Fatal crash lorry driver to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2018 | Kent Online

    Dariusz Mrozek, 42, is alleged to have driven his green Scania dangerously on the motorway before hitting 52-year-old Steven Godbold as he stood on the hard shoulder just before Junction 4 for Orpington while repairing a car last September.

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