Motorcyclist fined after dangerous overtake ends in crash

Your Local Guardian: Merseyside men on firearms charges

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A motorcyclist who crashed into a car in Richmond has been fined for driving dangerously.

Human bones found at house in Purley

Your Local Guardian: The landscape gardeners unearthed a skull and a thigh bone at a house in Riddlesdown Road, Purley

4:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

UPDATE: 19:27 Discovery of human bones at a house in Purley has 'livened up Easter holidays' for family

Rugby star's mum sentenced after years dodging fraud convictions

Your Local Guardian: Lynne Hampson

4:52pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A fraudster who conned Sutton taxpayers out of more than £60,000 has been prosecuted after spending years trying to wriggle out of being punished.

Fire breaks out at Tooting construction site

Your Local Guardian: The blaze broke out at just after 5am.

6:47am Tuesday 15th April 2014

UPDATED 4pm: A block of flats just one month from construction completion have been wrecked in a fire which started in the early hours of this morning.

Girl run over by boy racers has fractured skull and broken pelvis

Your Local Guardian: Chanize in her hospital bed

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A teenage girl remains in hospital with a fractured skull and a broken pelvis after she and her friend were run down by boy racers in Carshalton's St Helier estate.

Coulson denies Milly Dowler hack knowledge

Your Local Guardian: Andy Coulson denied knowing that Milly Dowler's phone was hacked.

1:03pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Andy Coulson today denied knowing murdered Walton schoolgirl Milly Dowler's phone was hacked while he was in charge of the News of the World.

VIDEO: Ten of the best Epsom Derby films from the last 100 years

Your Local Guardian: Opening Meeting at Epsom, 1919 (YouTube/British Pathé)

11:51am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A collection of historic films of the Epsom Derby spanning the past century have just been published on the web.

Racial assault councillor in new blunder - but he will still not quit

Your Local Guardian: Councillor Stephen Fenwick

11:07am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A disgraced councillor found guilty of a racist assault has now lost his council laptop containing sensitive information about Sutton residents.

Council: Complaining community groups are 'NIMBYs'

Your Local Guardian: David Cameron hailed Accenture's 2,000 jobs drive

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Wandsworth Council has accused community groups of being ‘NIMBYs’ after they wrote to David Cameron to complain about the borough’s planning procedures.

Boy with sore bottom wins payout after school bench gives him painful splinter

Your Local Guardian: Winterbourne Junior Girls' School

9:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Exclusive: A primary school pupil received thousands of pounds in compensation from Croydon Council after getting a splinter lodged in his backside.

Car crashes into road sign in Tooting

Your Local Guardian: GREEN EPS Firefighters cut man from car following lorry crash

8:38am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A busy crossroads is experiencing serious traffic delays after a car struck a road sign this morning.

Mugger batters woman in alley for £20

Your Local Guardian: Murder investigation launched over death of 'brave' shopkeeper

3:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A robber left a woman needing hospital treatment for the sake of just £20 this morning.

Two 15-year-old boys stabbed following argument in Battersea

Your Local Guardian: The cordon in Battersea yesterday afternoon

10:00am Monday 14th April 2014

UPDATED 2pm: A large police cordon appeared around a block of flats in Battersea on Saturday afternoon.

Film shows passersby ignore car break in

Your Local Guardian: The supposed car thief was filmed breaking into a car in Mulgrave Road near Sutton station.

1:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Members of the public did not feel the need to call police when they were confronted by a man brazenly breaking into a car near the town centre.

Girl mowed down by boy racers in Carshalton

Your Local Guardian: webpix police arrest

12:13pm Monday 14th April 2014

A teenage girl is in hospital with serious head injuries after being run down as two drivers apparently raced each other in a Carshalton street.

Crystal Palace cinema campaigners celebrate: Old bingo building becomes 'community asset'

Your Local Guardian: Pop princess Pixie Lott is backing the campaign

11:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Campaigners who want to turn a former bingo hall in Crystal Palace into a cinema have managed to get the building listed as an asset of community value.

Kingston dishes out nearly £5m in parking fines - fourth biggest total in UK

Your Local Guardian: Fines: double yellows

11:11am Monday 14th April 2014

Kingston Council handed out more than 90,000 parking fines in 2013, raking in nearly £5m, a freedom of information request showed.

Moped rider, 17, taken to hospital after collision in Fishponds Road in Tooting

Your Local Guardian: Fishponds Road in Tooting

10:19am Monday 14th April 2014

A 17-year-old moped rider was taken to hospital yesterday after a collision with a car.

Sub-machine gun seized in raid - woman Tasered by police

Your Local Guardian:

8:26am Monday 14th April 2014

A sub-machine gun and 70 rounds of ammunition were seized by police during a firearms raid in Mitcham.

Girl goes missing for third time

Your Local Guardian:

9:14am Sunday 13th April 2014

Police are appealing for the whereabouts of a 12-year-old girl who has been reported missing for the third time since September.

Elderly cat reunited with owners after travelling 70 miles away from home

Your Local Guardian: 18-year-old Amy

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

An elderly cat wandered over 70 miles all by herself before being rescued by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

Frasier star Kelsey Grammer working on Breaking the Bank scenes in Croydon

Your Local Guardian: Kelsey Grammer is filming Breaking the Bank in Croydon

5:38pm Friday 11th April 2014

Chatting on his phone and looking dashing in a sharp suit Kelsey Grammer looks every bit the banker he is portraying in his latest movie.

Suspected drug dealers arrested after police chase in Mitcham

Your Local Guardian: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

2:50pm Friday 11th April 2014

Two people have been chased by police and arrested on suspicion of drugs offences this afternoon.

Croydon tennis player sues Lawn Tennis Association over 'racial discrimination'

Your Local Guardian: Isaac Stoute

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A South Croydon tennis player is suing the sport's British governing body over alleged racial discrimination.

Serial burglar jailed after 99th crime

Your Local Guardian: Colin O'Brien

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A burglar has been jailed for six years after being found guilty of his 99th crime.

Mystery of parking meter on street where you can't park

Your Local Guardian: Charles Cornwell by the parking meter

10:30am Friday 11th April 2014

Motorists have complained after being hit with fines for using a “misleading” parking meter on a street where there is no pay-and-display parking.

Sutton gun man bailed - firearm found to be air pistol

Your Local Guardian: The St Nicholas Shopping Centre

9:30am Friday 11th April 2014

A man arrested for carrying a gun and a large knife inside a shopping centre yesterday has been bailed - after analysis found the firearm was an air pistol.

Ferrari kit car stolen and torched after keys 'fished from letterbox'

Your Local Guardian: Ferrari kit car stolen and torched after keys 'fished from letterbox'

9:21am Friday 11th April 2014

Thieves fished keys for a Ferrari kit car from a letter box in Walton and then torched it.

Pollution blamed for Croydon and Sutton deaths

Your Local Guardian: Croydon today

9:13am Friday 11th April 2014

More needs to be done to protect people from harmful air pollution, health officials have said after new estimates suggest thousands die every year as a result of poor air quality.

Woman accused of stealing plants from Sutton High Street decorations

Your Local Guardian: The alleged thief with what appears to be plants protruding from her trolley

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A woman is alleged to have brazenly taken flowers from town centre planters and told astonished onlookers she was entitled to them.

Kelvin Chibueze's killers fail in appeal bid

Your Local Guardian: Kelvin Chibueze lived in Underwood, New Addington

5:21pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Two men who stabbed and chased a New Addington teen and left him to die in an Ilford car park have failed in their legal bid to clear their names.

Murder accused had history of harming, says ex-lover

Your Local Guardian: Henry Stangroom was killed in the flat he rented in Battersea

3:45pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A man found with a harpoon impaled in his head after killing his flatmate had a history of self-harm, his ex-girlfriend has revealed.

Gun man with hunting knife arrested in Sutton town centre

Your Local Guardian: A picture a winess sent in showing what appears to be a gun and a knife at the scene this morning

11:31am Thursday 10th April 2014

UPDATED 2pm: A man carrying a gun and a large hunting knife was arrested this morning inside the St Nicholas Centre.

Woman 'regarded as parents' possession' slapped in face by man in park

Your Local Guardian: Whitchurch teacher cleared of having sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl

4:12pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Afghani man who slapped woman in park is given supervision order by courts

Gun, bow and arrows and knuckle dusters seized in police raid

Your Local Guardian: Seized: cache of dangerous weapons discovered by police

12:44pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Police seized a cache of weapons including a bow and arrows, nunchucks, knuckle dusters and a pistol during a raid this morning.

New political party formed to save St Helier Hospital

Your Local Guardian: Keep Our St Helier Hospital Party candidates

11:11am Thursday 10th April 2014

Exclusive: A newly formed political party has announced six prospective candidates for the May local elections in Sutton and Merton.

Loan shark must pay back £170,000 or be jailed

Your Local Guardian: Mark Mamerga was sentenced to eight months in jail at Croydon Crown Court

11:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A convicted loan shark who made £220,000 through his money lending must pay back 'the proceeds of his illegal trade' to the courts or face a further 30 months in prison.

Pensioner mowed down at same junction as tragic teen Claudia Landa

Your Local Guardian: Carmen Harrison before the accident

10:35am Thursday 10th April 2014

The tragic death of Claudia Landa came just months after a pensioner almost suffered the same fate in the same spot.

Name-swapping illegal immigrant jailed for two years

Your Local Guardian: Kenneth Scott-Emuakpor

8:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

An illegal immigrant who flagrantly defrauded taxpayers out of more than £60,000 has been jailed for two years.

Jilted lover committed murder and speared himself with harpoon, court hears

Your Local Guardian: Chef Henry Stangroom was found dead on October 17

2:34pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A jilted lover murdered his ex's brother in an act of revenge before attempting to kill himself with a harpoon, a court has heard.

Racist Croydon doctor who took £100,000 from out-of-hours GP service did not do it dishonestly, tribunal decides

Your Local Guardian: Ravi Sondhi

6:30pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A racist doctor who sent offensive messages to his staff has been cleared of dishonestly taking £100,000 from the out-of-hours GP service he ran.

Paedophile jailed after sexually abusing children as young as four

Your Local Guardian: Martyn Littell arrives at Croydon Crown Court

4:53pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A paedophile has been jailed for six years after abducting children as young as four and sexually abusing them in the flat he shared with his wife. 

Board game created about life on Battersea's Winstanley Estate

Your Local Guardian: Osmond Gordon-Vernon

1:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

An innovative schoolboy has invented a board game about life on the Winstanley Estate.

Geldof family return to Battersea home following sudden death of Peaches

Your Local Guardian: Peaches Geldof and Tom Cohen

12:33pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Members of the Geldof family have returned to their family home in Battersea following the sudden death of 25-year-old Peaches.

Police officers could face criminal charges over Sean Rigg inquest

Your Local Guardian: "Rigg's mental health problems obvious" says witness

12:24pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Two police officers could face criminal charges over evidence given at the inquest into the death of musician Sean Rigg, who was arrested in Balham for attacking passersby and later died in custody.

Top grammar school plans to build comprehensive for Sutton, Croydon and Epsom pupils

Your Local Guardian: Wallington County Grammar School headteacher Jonathan Wilden

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A top grammar school is planning to build a comprehensive school to serve pupils from Sutton, Surrey and Croydon.

'Maria Miller is the victim' - Ex-council leader defends cabinet minister after resignation

Your Local Guardian: Maria Miller. Picture: David Jones/PA Wire.

11:05am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Merton's former council leader and friend of Maria Miller has said she is a victim of the system and did nothing wrong in the expenses scandal.

More die of lung diseases in Wandsworth than national average - 4,000 remain undiagnosed

Your Local Guardian: X-ray image of a pair of lungs

9:27am Wednesday 9th April 2014

More people are dying of lung diseases in Wandsworth than the national average, and thousands remain undiagnosed with potentially fatal conditions according to health bosses.

Revealed: The truth about Croydon Village Outlet bosses' history of failed businesses

Your Local Guardian: Marco Cash, CEO of Croydon Village Outlet

9:44am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Exclusive: Key figures alleged to have racked up more than £1m of debt at the troubled Croydon Village Outlet opened the department store following the collapse of a string of other businesses, it has emerged.

Non-slip socks reduce falls at Croydon University Hospital

Your Local Guardian: Croydon University Hospital staff are taking steps  to cut inpatient falls

9:09am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Inpatients are now given non-slip socks as part of a plan to cut the number of people falling over during their stay at Croydon University Hospital.



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