VIDEO: 'Golden man' explains why he cycles amazing feathered soundsystem around Wimbledon

Your Local Guardian:

10:50am Friday 3rd October 2014

His bike is adorned with everything from feathers to tinsel, tassels and trophies, parades a union jack flag, with a cassette player and speakers blasting out dance music.

Is this Britain's most unfriendly cafe? Customers 'insulted' and disabled girl 'told to sit outside'

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Exclusive: A cafe owner described as "the most agressive and rude woman ever" has dismissed her critics saying they are rude, uneducated and she does not need their money.

Zoo keepers? Elephant, zebra and giraffe models face eviction from Lower Kingswood roof

Your Local Guardian:

4:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Two giraffes, an elephant and zebra have appeared on a shop roof to the delight of children, but not of the local council.

'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.

'Vote yes and join the fun', newly independent People's Republic of South Norwood tells Scotland

Your Local Guardian:

2:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The newly independent People's Republic of South Norwood has told the people of Scotland: vote "yes and join the fun."

Bus-ted: Double-decker gets stuck on kerb during U-turn

Your Local Guardian:

2:12pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Bus passengers travelling through Wimbledon this morning had an unusual excuse for being late for work after their bus got stuck on a kerb as the driver attempted to make a U-turn.

Do these dogs look like their owners?

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Pet pooches got the chance to show off their best assets at the Malden Fortnight dog show at the weekend.

Squirrel starts blaze at electrical substation

Your Local Guardian:

10:34am Monday 14th July 2014

A squirrel set fire to an electrical substation yesterday.

Crystal knob sets Clapham bedroom on fire

Your Local Guardian:

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A beaming crystal knob sent a bedroom up in flames after the sun refracted through it.

Boy loses finger in rave but keeps dancing

Your Local Guardian: Josh's hand needed to be bandaged up after his little finger got ripped off

2:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Ravers played catch with a boy’s finger which got ripped off during the rave in the old sorting office in Croydon.

Psychic Roy Dog-son backs England to beat Uruguay

Your Local Guardian: Eat my bowl: Roy Dog-son has psychic abilities

11:37am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Psychic canine Roy Dog-son has predicted a victory for England in their Thursday night game against Uruguay.

Beloved tree chopped down by mistake - outcry over stump

Your Local Guardian: Yildiz Doherty with all that remains of her beloved tree

12:10pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A distressed woman is having trouble sleeping after her beloved tree was chopped down by mistake.

Does this Weybridge dog hold the key to England's World Cup campaign?

Your Local Guardian: Football lover: Boo is a lucky charm

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

The pressure is on for a Weybridge pooch hoping to be this year’s answer to Paul the Octopus.

Carshalton UFO believed to be drone camera

Your Local Guardian: A picture from Mr Surooprajally's drone - which he believes may have been mistaken for a UFO

11:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

The mystery behind several reported UFO sightings over Carshalton could have been solved.

Crime-solving cat jumps into police car and grabs steering wheel

Your Local Guardian: The cat on the parcel shelf

9:30am Monday 9th June 2014

Curious cat found itself in the back of a police car in the early hours of this morning.

South Norwood to hold independence referendum on eve of Scotland vote

Your Local Guardian: Scots could soon enjoy South Norwood's lakes without even leaving their country

12:19pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

Commuting from Croydon to South Norwood today requires only an Oyster card. But in three months, you might also need your passport.

MPs left waiting during Boris Johnson's official launch of helipad

Your Local Guardian: Boris on the roof this morning

11:40am Thursday 29th May 2014

Confusion reigned during a visit by Boris Johnson to a new multi-million pound helipad, after the Mayor of London reportedly became stuck on St George’s Hospital roof.

PICTURE: UFO spotted above Carshalton?

Your Local Guardian: Is the blob to the left of the sun a UFO? (Pic: Kelly Stevenson)

2:09pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Is this picture evidence of aliens flying above Carshalton?

Whoops! Wandsworth road signs point the wrong way

Your Local Guardian: In Lombard Road a wonky cycle lane appeared (Pic @citycyclists )

1:00pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Two signs have appeared which seem to be pointing out Clapham and Wandsworth are in the wrong direction

Top 10 completely useless facts about southwest London

Your Local Guardian: The Completely Useless Guide to London, by Martin Pullen

9:50am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Here are the most fascinating (but useless) factoids about your area to tell your friends and family the next time they visit.

Crystal Palace fan literally eats humble pie for doubting Tony Pulis

Your Local Guardian: Dale Taylor eating humble pie. He ate the whole thing.

11:30am Thursday 22nd May 2014

Everyone has heard of the phrase eating humble pie but one Crystal Palace fan took it to a literal level after the Eagles’ impressive season.

Woman's hairdryer sets fire to her bed

Your Local Guardian: Warning: An overheated hairdryer can be a hazard

11:09am Thursday 22nd May 2014

The London Fire Brigade was called out last night after a woman’s hairdryer set fire to her mattress.

Did your aeroplane crash into a tree?

Your Local Guardian: The scene that greeted

5:30am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Many people in the area complain of low flying planes - but a Carshalton man got a shock when he found a plane stuck in his tree.

Road 'safe' after bin lorry stuck in sink hole

Your Local Guardian: The hole - with electrical cable showing

4:40pm Friday 16th May 2014

Drivers have been reassured a road that partially collapsed under a bin lorry revealing a four metre chasm is safe to drive on.

VIDEO: Bin lorry stuck in sink hole

Your Local Guardian: The dust cart got caught in a pot hole in Robin Hood Lane near Sutton town centre

10:29am Thursday 15th May 2014

UPDATED 11am: A bin lorry has been stranded after getting stuck in a pot hole.

Wimbledon student crowned 'Ultimate Pokémon expert'

Your Local Guardian: Oliver Reilly, right, being congratulated by Johnny Vegas

5:30am Thursday 15th May 2014

Wimbledon A-Level student Oliver Reilly crowned Pokémon expert in competition

Two dead foxes lay side-by-side in horrific pavement display

Your Local Guardian: Two Dead Foxes on the Street

10:51am Tuesday 13th May 2014

Pedestrians were shocked to see the macabre sight of two dead foxes laid out among flowers on a North Cheam pavement. Warning: Some readers may find image distressing

Film for pets set to premiere

Your Local Guardian: WIMB KINGS Film for pets set to premiere

5:00am Sunday 11th May 2014

Everyone loves a good animal video clip, but now a film has been created to bring these guilty pleasures for pets themselves to enjoy.

Dog with big nipples feared stolen

Your Local Guardian: SUTT YELL: Couple fear big-nippled dog may have been stolen

3:00pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

A pair of dog owners fear their precious pooch may have been stolen - because of its big nipples.

History could hold solution to Cheam man's fallen wall riddle

Your Local Guardian: Graeme Carter with his children Olivia and Alfie and Cheam Councillor Mary Burstow

9:37am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A historic riddle has led to a dad being left with an eyesore in his garden for the last five months.

Stormtroopers stock up on bargains during Croydon Star Wars Day shopping trip

Your Local Guardian: Stormtroopers picked up some bargains during their shopping trip to Croydon

3:51pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

Stormtroopers surprised shoppers when they indulged in a bit of retail therapy at the Centrale shopping centre.

UPDATE: Severed finger lay in park for a week before young girl found it

Your Local Guardian: The scene yesterday (pic: Simon Densley, The Worcester Park Blog)

10:38am Friday 25th April 2014

A man's missing finger lay in a park for more than a week before being discovered by a young girl.

Severed finger found in North Cheam park

Your Local Guardian: The scene yesterday (pic: Simon Densley, The Worcester Park Blog)

9:05am Thursday 24th April 2014

The grim discovery of a severed finger led to a North Cheam park being sealed off by police.

Mystery of the jogging bunny of Clapham solved

Your Local Guardian: Something bunny going on in Clapham Common

12:32pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Have you seen a mystery jogger dressed as a bunny in Clapham Common? 

Toddler's head stuck in toilet seat

Your Local Guardian: Creeping, sleeping and a fight to stay up

12:49pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Toilet training is a challenge for many youngsters, but few get into such problems as a two year old girl who got trapped in a toilet seat on Sunday.

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.

Vet's dog statue 'yarn bombed' by pranksters overnight

Your Local Guardian: Top: the statue with its new hat and bow tie

10:40am Tuesday 15th April 2014

This dog outside a vet clinic in Kingston is having a great time – after being yarn-bombed during the night.

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.

Welcome to Selhurst Park - made from Lego

Your Local Guardian: Selhurst Park

2:44pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A die hard Crystal Palace fan has built a replica model of Selhurst Park......out of Lego.

Chocolatier recreates Noah's Ark in honour of Russell Crowe movie

Your Local Guardian: The chocolate ark

5:30am Saturday 5th April 2014

A chocolatier has recreated Noah’s Ark in honour of the biblical blockbuster.

VIDEO: Car crashes into lorry and knocked into speeding traffic - but comes to incredible stop

Your Local Guardian: A still from CCTV footage of the crash on Thursday, March 27

1:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

A car driver had an amazing escape after being hit by a lorry and knocked across the central reservation only to come to rest safely between two parked cars.

Runaway car blocks busy junction after owner forgets handbrake

Your Local Guardian: The driver had forgotten to put their handbrake on

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

A runaway car rolled down a hill and blocked traffic after its owner forgot to put the handbrake on.

Ronnie Corbett: 'I left the hotel in a disgusting state' - VIDEO

Your Local Guardian: Ronnie Corbett with Hall Grange care home manager Jan Norman

11:25am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Watch veteran funnyman Ronnie Corbett as he cracked some jokes at a care home.

Why is there a reindeer in Wandsworth Common?

Your Local Guardian: Pic by @iac0p0

4:00pm Monday 31st March 2014

Christmas has come early for wanderers of Wandsworth Common, with the surprise arrival of a reindeer.

Mum slams faulty pram after toddler's terror

Your Local Guardian: Samantha with Scarlett and the faulty pram

2:57pm Monday 31st March 2014

Mother says her Cool Candy by Coleen Rooney Stars Stroller collapsed, almost trapping little Scarlett Farrant as it folded in on itself.

Smog to hit south London - dust from the Sahara desert covers cars in dirt

Your Local Guardian: Croydon

1:57pm Monday 31st March 2014

One of the worst smogs of the year is set to hit south London this week.

Has Banksy been to Battersea? Graffiti depicts Max Clifford with his pants down

Your Local Guardian: This artwork appeared a few days ago

12:24pm Monday 31st March 2014

Passersby noticed the large piece of graffiti, depicting Max Clifford with his pants down, on a building in York Road.

Are these the shortest double yellow lines ever?

Your Local Guardian: Are these happy chappies the shortest double yellow lines in Kingston?

5:40pm Friday 28th March 2014

The lines are in an alleyway behind Metro Bank and the Wheelwright Arms in Clarence Street in Kingston town centre

Tooting's mystery knitting protester revealed

Your Local Guardian: Penny Ryan

4:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Exclusive: The Wandsworth Guardian can exclusively reveal the identity of Tooting’s mystery knitter.

Have Your Say: Should Kingston become more pink?

Your Local Guardian: Would you be more or less likely to shop at a pink Bentall Centre?

12:36pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A Surbiton shop's decision to go pink has polarised opinion among Surrey Comet readers - but should more areas in Kingston go pink?

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