Lidl opens new store in Epsom

The Mayor of Epsom and Ewell opened a new Lidl supermarket on Upper High Street in Epsom recently. Mayor Peter O'Donovan cut the ribbon to open the new store on Thursday (August 12) last week as the supermarket giant continued its run of openin

NHS warning to people with these symptoms that could be cancer

People could be risking their lives by not coming forward for medical treatment despite having possible cancer symptoms, the head of the NHS in England has warned. People are being urged not to delay in getting themselves checked out, with chie

Norwood man with knife convicted after Snapchat video

A man from Norwood has been convicted after he filmed himself waving a knife around in a nightclub. Abel Buafo, 23, of Berry Lane, pleaded guilty to possession of a knife, possession of Class A drugs, possession of a Class B drug, possession o

DVLA confirms delays for driving licence applications in the UK

Thousands of drivers are still waiting to receive their licences after submitting a request. Many on social media have reported that they have been waiting longer than six months to receive their provisional driving licence. The Driver and

TFL: More Tube strikes to come as union pushes back on pension reform

London’s transport network could be hit by more strikes later this year as a leading transport union announces plans to oppose a review into TfL’s pension scheme. Just days after calling off planned walkouts this week over a decision to scr

London crime: Met Police reveal most wanted list

Every week police ask our readers for help to find wanted suspects. These are the people currently most wanted by the Met Police. Dominic Rowan Dominic Rowan Also known as Aaron Royer, 55, is wanted by police for breaching condition

Met Office weather forecast for London suggests heatwave in August

Another heatwave could potentially hit the UK in a matter of weeks, a long-range forecast has predicted. Experts at the Met Office have now issued their outlook for the rest of August. The forecasters said there is a chance that sout

Update to NHS Covid-19 app will see change to self-isolation guidance

The NHS Covid-19 app is being updated in response to the ‘pingdemic’, the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) has said. Updates will see fewer people who have been in close contact to people infected with the virus told to self-iso

Thousands face £1,000 fine over controversial TV licence change

Thousand of UK households are facing a £1,000 from this weekend amid a rule change to the TV licence. Pensioners face a £1,000 fine if they don’t get TV licence this week. On 1 August 2020 the BBC announced TV licences would no longer be f

Nationwide, Santander and Barclays issue cash machines scam warning

People across the UK are being warned of a new cash machine scam after a viral TikTok video showed fraudsters tampering with withdrawal slots to steal people’s money. In a viral video, scammers are shown tampering with bank machines to due un

Brits told to prepare for 40C summer temperatures across the UK

Brits are being warned to prepare for temperatures exceeding 40C during the summer months by the UK’s leading meteorologists. The UK is starting to see increasingly extreme temperatures and it is unlikely to change, even if humanity is able t

Met Police reveal London's most wanted people

Every week police ask our readers for help to find wanted suspects. These are the people currently most wanted by the Met Police. 1. Dominic Rowan Dominic Rowan Also known as Aaron Royer, 55, is wanted by police for breaching condi

Cyclist suffers injuries after he's hit by car in Lambeth

A cyclist seriously injured when travelling to work has issued a road safety warning ahead of an expected surge in the number of people commuting by bike. Father-of-two Darius Kravitz was cycling down Knight’s Hill Road, West Norwood, Lambeth

TfL 'smart cameras' to monitor bus lanes and box junctions

TfL will begin rolling out new “smart cameras” at busy junctions in London from this autumn in a bid to cut the number of road traffic collisions and reduce congestion. Utilising “cutting edge technology”, each system features smart cam

Data shows worst chicken shops by hygiene rating in London

A data study examining the hygiene ratings of chicken shops in every London borough has mapped your chances of getting hygienic food. The study, which compiled the Food Standards Authority (FSA) hygiene ratings of numerous registered chicken sh