• Lindsay-Hague ready to make mark at Quins

    Versatile Harlequins back Ollie Lindsay-Hague is desperate to lay down a marker for the coming season, starting with the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Sevens on Friday. Lindsay-Hague, who has spent the last two seasons on loan

  • Brother of teen accused of shooting Thusha, 5, gunned down

    The brother of a man accused of shooting a five-year-old girl has been shot by two gunmen in a ride-by incident. Jaden McCalla, 20, was hit outside a pub in Kennington on Tuesday and remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

  • Croydon skincare specialist makes The Apprentice final

    Croydon Apprentice hopeful Susan Ma has made it through to the programme's final. The 21-year-old organic skincare specialist's team lost the fast food challenge set by Lord Alan Sugar, but Miss Ma was the first team member he put through to

  • UPDATE: Missing Sutton schoolgirl found in Croydon

    A 14-year old girl missing from Sutton has turned up safe and well this afternoon at a family address in Croydon. Police were notified that Frankie Hole, from the Benhill Road area, had been found at 3pm today. She went missing yesterday

  • Bird keeps in touch with GP2 leaders

    Claygate racer Sam Bird kept pace with the GP2 Championship leaders with two points scoring race finishes at Silverstone on Sunday. The 24-year-old finished fifth and sixth to remain third in the driver’s championship - the traditional breeding ground

  • Opposition to day care centre closure plan

    Disabled care centre users and their carers are concerned with Kingston Council’s new plans for day care when their centre is closed. The proposals are being discussed at a meeting tonight. Kingston Council announced plans in January

  • Ex-Twickenham star bags debut Test hundred

    Former Twickenham CC overseas player Kirk Edwards hit a century on his West Indies Test debut on Saturday. The 26-year-old, who played a season for the Ts in 2005, hit a second innings 110 on day four of the third Test against India. It lifted the

  • Ben & Jerry's poised to return to Clapham Common

    In a little more than a week's time Clapham Common will once again play host to a massive music festival – which is fast becoming legen-dairy. Ice makers Ben & Jerry's return to the park on Saturday and Sunday for their seventh consecutive

  • Quins Smith faces uncertain future

    Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea has raised concerns over whether stricken centre Ollie Smith will play for the club this season. The 28-year-old British Lion has been sidelined since December after rupturing cruciate ligaments in his knee

  • Shoppers get a romance-themed street party

    Love was in the air when shoppers were treated to a romantic themed street party in Weybridge. The Summer Romance street party, which took place in Queens Road and York Road on July 9, included vintage car displays, a fancy dress competition

  • St Peter's gives hope for injured rugby player's career

    A young rugby player has recovered from a potentially career ending injury following a successful knee operation. William Marment, who plays rugby for Tiffin Boys School, Kingston, injured his knee while playing the sport during a tour to Venice

  • Weybridge company helps raise £200k for Care

    Six members of staff at a gas company took part in a competition that raised more than £200,000 for charity. Employees at PGS in Weybridge eventually came 11th out of 38 teams in the BG Energy Challenge, which took place in Swansea, between

  • BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after being hit by train

    An elderly man has died this morning after being hit by a train. A spokeswoman for British Transport Police (BTP) said the incident, which took place at Clapham Junction station at about 11am, was "currently being treated as non-suspicious". She

  • Special needs school given Ofsted boost

    A school is heading up the charts thanks to a glowing report. Melrose School in Church Road, Mitcham, which teaches pupils with behavioural problems, has seen its rating boosted to “good” by Government inspectors who praised its care and guidance

  • Sutton has among lowest rates of heart disease

    Sutton has among the lowest rates of heart disease in London. Statistics released by health company MSD and cholesterol charity Heart UK show 66.94 people per 100,000 die of coronary heart disease (CHD) each year. It was below the London

  • Rally to help save Barn Elms playing fields

    England rugby legend Lawrence Dallaglio will be among the campaigners taking part in the Save Barn Elms Rally and Family Fun Day this weekend. The rally, at the popular playing fields on Saturday, July 16 between 10am and 4pm, has been organised

  • Incinerator protestors claim they have been silenced

    Environmental groups claimed they were being forced out of consultations for plans that could see a new incinerator built – possibly near Mitcham Common. Protestors gathered outside Merton Civic Centre on Tuesday morning, where a public meeting

  • Jury retires in prison guard sex trial

    The jury has retired in the trial of two prison guards accused of having sex for with inmates at a women’s jail in exchange for favours including weekend release and alcohol. Russell Thorne, 41, an acting governor at HMP Downview, and Simon

  • DJ strikes the right note at Lambeth college visit

    More than 200 year 11 school leavers braved last week’s rain to see Choice FM DJ Kojo Mante speak at young people’s day. The MTV presenter and comedian was special guest at the event, held by Lambeth College on Thursday, July 7, to showcase

  • Gifted pupil's meningitis death day after 18th birthday

    A gifted Sutton school pupil died 24 hours after she fell ill with meningitis. Georgia Tait died from meningococcal septicaemia (blood poisoning) on Sunday surrounded by her family after first displaying symptoms of the disease on the previous

  • Pervert pensioner avoids prison

    A perverted pensioner who exposed himself to his neighbours while performing early morning sex acts has avoided jail. Married Peter Marshall, 72, would masturbate naked by the window of his ground floor living room, after illuminating himself

  • Campaigners set to celebrate street safety victory

    A community will celebrate victory in a long-running road safety battle with a street party this weekend. Residents living in and near Haydon’s Road in Wimbledon fought for a year to win a pedestrian crossing on the busy route. This

  • Charity concert axed over financial worries

    An organisation closely linked to a blacklisted exam business has seen its charity concert cancelled after questions over its ability to pay the bills. Last week the Wimbledon Guardian revealed how Mitcham exam business Express Invigilators

  • Vandals damage village vegetable project

    Members of Transition Ashtead and Save Ashtead’s Village Environment (SAVE) ‘extremely saddened’ after vandals damaged their vegetable planters positioned outside Tesco. Damage to the ‘Village Vegetable’ project, which encourages people to

  • County Court torn down to make way for 46 flats

    Demolition teams have moved in to tear down another piece of Epsom's history - Epsom County Court. Planning permission to demolish the 1930's court house, which has not been in use for several years, to create 46 flats, a medical centre and

  • Revealed: The top ten ticketed roads in Croydon

    Motorists beware, below are the roads in Croydon you are most likely to get a ticket. A Freedom of Information request has revealed the top ten streets where the council’s Smartcar has caught and ticketed offenders. The Smartcar is fitted

  • Care homes secure future after Southern Cross collapse

    The future of two Wandsworth care homes has been secured only days after their operator announced it was to close for business. The Ashmead Care Home in Putney's Cortis Road and the Heritage Care Home in Gearing Close, Tooting, were both being

  • Man charged with reporting non-existent crime

    A man has been charged in connection with falsely reporting a burglary. As part of Operation Target, Andre Lucien, 29, of Kings Road, South Norwood, was charged with fraud by false representation, wasting police time and possession of a class

  • Carshalton Boys' College tours Parliament

    Almost fifty students from Carshalton Boys Sports College visited Westminster this week for a guided tour of Parliament, the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Following their tour the boys met Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake who

  • Mum's champion cooking gets her nominated for award

    A fun-loving mother who nursed her 11-year-old daughter after a traumatic accident involving an ambulance has been nominated as parent of the year. Lauryn Goolamy nominated her mum Lorraine Worrall, whose fantastic cooking helped her recover

  • Teacher receives award for outstanding health care teaching

    A South Thames College teacher has won Outstanding BTEC Tutor of the Year at the first National BTEC Awards. Euthan Newman, who teaches the BTEC National Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care at the Wandsworth college received the award

  • New community clinic holds grand opening in Epsom

    The newly refurbished Epsom Downs Integrated Care Services (EDICS) clinic was officially unveiled at the Ebbisham Centre last week. EDICS coordinates NHS care for over 120,000 people in Leatherhead, Banstead, Epsom and Ewell and Worcester Park

  • Southfields guide leader gets top job

    A dedicated Southfields Girl Guide leader has been given one of the top jobs in the movement - the chief commissioner for Girlguiding London and South East England. Pip McKerrow, 56, of Melrose Road, who was both a Brownie and a Guide as a