Orpington, England Newswire

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  1. Orpington bus driver goes - above and beyond' to help elderly lady who was going the wrong wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This is Local London

    One of the passengers on the 208 from Lewisham to Orpington told News Shopper the driver overheard a conversation which indicated the woman was not on the right bus. The passenger, who witnessed the heart-warming moment on August 10, said: "Without being asked, the driver took control of what was probably quite a daunting situation for the lady."

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  2. Fire men cut out the injured and their was a special deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Cambridge Evening News

    Kent police are reporting a baby was born at the scene of Monday's M25 coach crash which injured dozens, including seven children. Officers tweeted an update this evening to say there were no serious injuries as a result of the crash, and also delivered some other good news.

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  3. Forty-one hurt as coach overturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Kent Online

    Paramedics say 31 adults and seven children were hurt in the crash, with three other people suffering serious injuries and being taken to hospital. The Princess Royal University Hospital in Orpington, which is treating some of the injured, has declared it a "major incident".

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  4. Orpington sprinter can't stop smiling after three gold medals at European ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 13 | News Shopper

    Dina Asher-Smith has already set her sights on the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 after claiming an historic three gold medals at the European Championships. The Orpington sprinting sensation had already won gold in the 100m and 200m races in Berlin before she added the 4x10 metres title on Sunday.

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  5. Orpington sensation can't stop smiling after winning unprecedented three gold medals in BerlinRead the original story

    Monday Aug 13 | News Shopper

    Dina Asher-Smith has already set her sights on the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 after claiming an historic three gold medals at the European Champions. The sprinting sensation had already won gold in the 100m and 200m races in Berlin before she added the 4x10 metres title on Sunday.

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  6. All Southeastern trains from Victoria to be cancelled this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | News Shopper

    Due to engineering work taking place at Victoria station, there will be no Southeastern services from the major stop all of Sunday and a large part of today. Trains that normally run between London Victoria and Dover Priory will be re-timed between Blackfriars and Dover Priory, and call additionally at St Marys Cray, Swanley, Farningham Road and Sole Street.

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  7. Orpington sprinting sensation wins gold one week after donating prizes to Bromley childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | This is Local London

    A sprinting sensation from Orpington has become queen of Europe after breaking a British record to claim a gold medal. Dina Asher-Smith, 22, struck gold in the 100m final on day one of the 2018 European Athletics Championships in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

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  8. 'It is like a jungle': Neighbour of abandoned Orpington house sick of rats and overgrown treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | This is Local London

    Amie Evans, 24, said she can no longer sit in her garden because of the "jungle" next to where she lives in Tillingbourne Green. "It is really bad.

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  9. English Youth Ballet chooses nine SE London dancers to perform in Swan LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | News Shopper

    Back line - Tazmin Martin, Winnie Willsmer, Dottie Burdett, Julie CotterellFront line - Florence White, Lewis Chan, Noa Morris, Reuben Moisey, Lily Routledge Nine talented dancers from south-east London has been chosen by English Youth Ballet to perform in a professional production. Dancers from Forest Hill, Bromley, Orpington, Beckenham, Petts Wood, West Wickham and Chislehurst were selected and are currently in rehearsals for Swan Lake at the New Wimbledon Theatre.

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  10. Head who kicked students out if they failed to achieve three Bs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | Mail on Sunday

    Can you hear me now? Furious man, 74, is arrested for ramming his car into a Verizon Wireless store's glass storefront because his 'phone wouldn't work' Shamed 200,000-a-year superhead who kicked students out if they failed to achieve three Bs at AS Level drove pupils to the brink of suicide after turning school into an 'exam factory' The controversial 'superhead' of a top grammar school left sixth-formers suicidal after kicking them out when they were unlikely to achieve high grades, according to an official report.

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  11. 'Concerns the service wasn't well managed': Council responds to ward...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | News Shopper

    Proposals to close a hospital ward 18 months after it opened have sparked concerns from with council bosses that the service "wasn't well managed". The Elizabeth Ward at Orpington Hospital looks set to be closed next month as King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust looks to cut costs.

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  12. Government 'complicit in school's illegal exclusion policy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Newsday

    The government has been "complicit" in an illegal policy that saw a school force out pupils unlikely to achieve high grades, campaigners have claimed. They said the Department for Education did not take punitive steps against the head at St Olave's school in south-east London because it was partly to blame.

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  13. An Orpington Hospital ward open for just 18 months could be closed after not 'meeting its goals'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | This is Local London

    The Elizabeth Ward at Orpington Hospital, which opened just 18 months ago, could begin to close next month as King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust looks to cut costs. Two wards were opened in January 2017, the Elizabeth and Churchill wards, opening 38 beds to bridge the gap between hospital and home care.

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  14. 'Rush Hour Prowler' city worker, 54, who groped schoolgirls as young...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Daily Star

    Dad-of-two and former nightclub manager Kevin Bond, 52, was exposed as the sex fiend who pounced on victims on their way to and from school or work. During one day alone, Bond molested a 13-year-old girl and two women in their 20s in just 35 minutes.

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  15. Investigation underway after fire destroys acre of grassland in BromleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | This is Local London

    The London Fire Brigade sent four fire engines and 25 firefighters to the grass fire on Magpie Hall Lane Bromley at 11.42am. A spokesman said: "The fire was under control at 12.56pm.

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  16. 3 generations of Orpington nurses from the same family 'inspired each other'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | News Shopper

    Three generations of nurses from the same family who have all worked in Orpington say they have taken inspiration from each other. Aimee Saunders, 23, has followed in the footsteps of grandmother Rosemary Andrews, 74 and mum Linda Saunders, 56, to pursue a career with the NHS.

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  17. Councillors thank parents after 'depressing and upsetting' report on St Olave's schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | News Shopper

    Councillors have thanked parents for speaking up following a "depressing and upsetting" report into the treatment of pupils at a top grammar school in Orpington. An independent investigation found St Olave's was illegal in its practice of forcing out pupils unlikely to achieve high A-level grades, with a report stating students were treated as "collateral damage".

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  18. Concerned vicar wants more support for displaced families after Orpington fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | This is Local London

    It has been two weeks since a fire displaced families from their flats in Orpington High Street, but worried residents remain uncertain about where they will live in future. Vicar Robert Parker-McGee of All Saints Church Orpington has helped families by providing emergency provisions with the support of other churches.

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  19. We need a home mummy': Orpington residents forced to live in Travelodge hotels after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | News Shopper

    Families affected by a fire at flats in Orpington are reaching breaking point after being told they cannot move back into their homes. The fire in Orpington High Street happened on July 2, resulting in families being forced to live in Travelodge hotels in Bromley and Woolwich.

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  20. Chislehurst woman makes floral tribute for RAF to help her cope with husband's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | This is Local London

    A soon to be 96-year-old woman who lost her husband in December has made a floral tribute to mark the 100 year anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Ever since his death, Babs has rekindled her passion for flower arranging to help her deal with the sad loss of her husband.

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