Dog wins large reward for owner after finding stolen tortoise

Your Local Guardian:

1:54pm Monday 29th September 2014

A dog has won a substantial reward for its owner after finding a stolen tortoise - the subject of an appeal in this newspaper last week.

"Grayling you're failing": Campaigners take to the streets of Epsom against probation reforms

Your Local Guardian:

3:50pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Anti-privatisation campaigners marched through Epsom town centre today against Chris Grayling's reforms to the probation service.

Fugitive who fled the UK after teenager rapper was stabbed to death arrested in Nigeria

Your Local Guardian:

5:40pm Friday 26th September 2014

Murder cops hunting for a man who went on the run after a 19-year-old rapper was stabbed to death, say he has been arrested in Nigeria and will be returning to the UK.

Walton Charity pulls plan for green space offices

Your Local Guardian:

8:20am Friday 26th September 2014

A controversial application from Walton Charity to build offices on a green space has been withdrawn after fierce opposition.

Mental health trust helping people in custody

Your Local Guardian: Springfield University Hospital in Tooting

5:50am Friday 26th September 2014

A service set up in April has helped more than 200 people with mental health needs held in police stations and magistrates courts.

Sea scouts' mosaic memorial for PC Andrew Duncan

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Friday 26th September 2014

Sea scouts have created a memorial mosaic for a courageous police officer who was killed in a hit-and-run a year ago.

Campaigners barred from bringing second judicial review over future of historic estate Cherkley Court

Your Local Guardian:

5:06pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Countryside campaigners have been barred from bringing a second judicial review to the High Court over plans to turn a historic greenbelt estate into a luxury golf course, hotel and spa.

'Mooning' millionaire's neighbour goes bananas: why did woman dump pickled onions and raw chicken on his driveway?

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Exclusive: A woman in a wealthy Surrey suburb has admitted throwing raw chicken, bananas and pickled onions on the driveway of a man dubbed the ‘mooning millionaire’ after a bitter dispute with another neighbour.

Asylum seekers transferred to Folkestone from overcrowded Crystal Palace hotel

Your Local Guardian:

1:04pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Some of the asylum seekers who have been packed into a hotel in Crystal Palace have been moved to Folkestone.

Chris Grayling insists probation reforms will not put public in any danger

Your Local Guardian: Justice Secretary Chris Grayling

11:39am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Exclusive: Chris Grayling has slammed critics of his probation reforms and promised there will be no casualties as a result of the changes.

Dead body found in Southfields flat this morning

Your Local Guardian:

11:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A dead body has been found in a flat in Southfields.

Railway signs up for grabs in charity auction

Your Local Guardian:

10:20am Wednesday 24th September 2014

They are too big for most homes but railway enthusiasts will undoubtedly be able to find a place for them.

Plant fire causes shed blaze in New Addington

Your Local Guardian:

9:49am Wednesday 24th September 2014

An arson attack on a climbing plant caused significant damage after the flames spread to a nearby building.

Facebook account steals identity of senior Wimbledon politician

Your Local Guardian:

8:34am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A senior Wimbledon politician warned people to reject friend requests on Facebook after someone stole her identity with a fake account.

Girlfriend pays tribute to charity runner who died during half marathon

Your Local Guardian:

6:50am Wednesday 24th September 2014

The girlfriend of a young man who died while running a half marathon for charity has described him as a ‘unique person who grabbed every opportunity’.

Man races London Tube train and wins

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A man went head to head with a London Tube train and won.

People power prevails as Romany Scout Hut saved

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Wednesday 24th September 2014

People power prevailed after a community campaign saved a beloved scout hut from development.

Time running out for golf bag amnesty

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A mountain of golf bags has been growing over the summer and golfers have just a few more days to add theirs to the pile.

Woman in need of medication missing from Epsom

Your Local Guardian:

5:11pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A "vulnerable" woman who may be in need of medication has gone missing.

Memorial plaques stolen from cemeteries, scrap metal dealer denies all knowledge

Your Local Guardian:

4:25pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Jurors deciding the fate of a scrap metal dealer have been shown footage showing bag upon bag of memorial plaques stolen from graves, some still with cemetery soil stuck to them, at his premises.

Battersea actor 'left for dead' in hit and run seeks legal action

Your Local Guardian:

1:44pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

An actor who was left brain-damaged in a hit and run is taking legal action to raise vital funds for his recovery.

Woman who died at Wimbledon station was Croydon teenager

Your Local Guardian:

10:40am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The 18-year-old's death is not being treated as suspicious, police said.

Police release CCTV image of man wanted in connection with two burglaries

Your Local Guardian:

9:53am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they are searching for after two night time burglaries left residents in a "state of fear".

49-year-old man hit by bus in St John's Hill, Clapham Junction

Your Local Guardian:

9:12am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Police cordoned off part of Clapham Junction this morning.

New station could link Clapham Junction and Richmond Overground services to HS2 and Crossrail

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Proposals to build a new station in West London could link the Clapham Junction and Richmond branches of the Overground to HS2 and Crossrail.

Cashless parking introduced to Croydon's pay and display bays

Your Local Guardian: A library photograph of a mobile phone similar to the one stolen

5:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Scrabbling around for coins at the side of the road will soon no longer be necessary for motorists as cashless parking is introduced to pay and display bays in Croydon.

22 people rescued from Battersea tower block blaze

Your Local Guardian:

4:36pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Twelve fire engines and 80 fire fighters have been tackling a blaze on the fourth floor of a block of flats.

Fire fighters evacuate 20 during high-rise Battersea flat fire

Your Local Guardian:

12:19pm Monday 22nd September 2014

20 people were evacuated from a high-rise block of flats yesterday evening.

Missing Croydon girl found safe and well

Your Local Guardian:

9:18am Monday 22nd September 2014

Officers searching for a 12-year-old girl who had been missing since Saturday say she has been found safe and well.

Emotional journey with Eva Cassidy music show

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

A concert featuring the music of Eva Cassidy performed by a former Hollyoaks star is coming to Croydon next month, writes Harry Howes.

Body found at Beachy Head believed to be missing Ewell man

Your Local Guardian:

7:27am Sunday 21st September 2014

A body, believed to be that of missing Ewell man Desmond Carr, has been found at Beachy Head.

Take a journey through history of the BBC in theatre show

Your Local Guardian:

4:59pm Friday 19th September 2014

After a series of sell-out shows at both 2014 Brighton Fringe and the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe, Five Rounds Rapid are back with a revised, updated and equally endearing version of A Complete History of the BBC (Abridged).

London Victoria services delayed due to earlier broken down train

Your Local Guardian:

2:38pm Friday 19th September 2014

Trains which go to or from London Victoria are disrupted this afternoon due to an earlier broken down train just outside the station.

Trains through Norwood Junction returning to normal but trains to London Victoria are delayed

Your Local Guardian:

12:30pm Friday 19th September 2014

Earlier train delays caused by a vehicle hitting a bridge at Norwood Junction have been cleared but an earlier broken down train at London Victoria is causing problems.

Disappearance of "very intelligent" Ewell family man completely out of character, says friend

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

The friend of an "intelligent and gentlemanly" father missing from Ewell has said he is very concerned by his out-of-character disappearance.

UPDATE: Police hunt continues for man missing from mental health hospital

Your Local Guardian:

2:41pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Police continue to search for a man charged with burglary after he went missing from a mental health hospital yesterday.

Man stripped naked and kicked to death in alleyway after trying to chat up one of his attackers, court hears

Your Local Guardian:

1:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

An Irish man was beaten to death, stripped naked and dumped in a skip in after trying to "chat up" one of his killers, a court has heard.

Man charged with robbery escapes from mental health facility in Wandsworth

Your Local Guardian:

4:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are appealing for help to find a man charged with burglary after he escaped from a mental health facility earlier today.

Police make arrest following Mitcham stabbing

Your Local Guardian:

5:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm following a violent knife attack in Mitcham yesterday morning.

War veteran fears asbestos poisoning after housing association neglect

Your Local Guardian:

2:03pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

David Ford, 75, has had a leaking roof in his Mitcham house since January.

Delay to prison opening due to 'lack of prisoners'

Your Local Guardian: Downview prison, in Banstead, lacks the resources and will to effectively tackle its culture of drugs, according to the Independent Monitoring Board

5:12pm Monday 15th September 2014

Exclusive: A new men's resettlement prison may not now open until next year as there are already enough prison places for inmates, according to the Government.

'Government must wake up to ticking time bomb', Croydon Council leader says

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

Campaigning councillors will be lobbying Whitehall to try and disarm the “ticking time bomb” of Croydon’s increasing funding problems.

Mad science with Albert Einstein

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Can physics ever be funny? Well, this one-man show by actor and comedian John Hinton is aiming to answer that question with an emphatic yes, writes Harvey Day.

Battersea gun murder: Victim named and one man arrested

Your Local Guardian:

11:11am Saturday 13th September 2014

The 21-year-old man who was shot outside his Battersea home this week has been named as Sebastian Jamal Hyman-Knight.

Blue plaque for playwright RF Delderfield

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

The memory of Croydon novelist and dramatist RF Delderfield has been honoured with a blue plaque at his former home in Ashburton Avenue.

Man stabbed in broad daylight in Battersea street today

Your Local Guardian:

3:29pm Friday 12th September 2014

A man was stabbed in broad daylight today in a Battersea street.

21-year-old father dies after Battersea shooting

Your Local Guardian:

8:26am Friday 12th September 2014

A 21-year-old man has died after he was shot in Battersea last night.

Inclusive dance group taking to parks for family fun on Sunday

Your Local Guardian:

10:52am Friday 12th September 2014

After sliding down every slide in Croydon in 24 hours, Slide dance is hosting community events in Wandle Park, North Down Park and Lloyd Park on Sunday.

Putney Bridge will open this month

Your Local Guardian:

4:54pm Thursday 11th September 2014

First they said Putney Bridge would be closed for six months; then they said it would be closed for three, now they have announced will be open after just 75 days.

VIDEO: Brazen burglar in action in Epsom

Your Local Guardian:

4:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A man who had his house broken into and his luxury car driven away by a brazen burglar is urging the police to take action after a third house in a month was ransacked in his street on Friday.



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