Merton announce surge testing to combat Delta variant

Surge testing has launched in Merton in a bid to combat an outbreak of Covid-19 infections linked to the highly infectious Delta variant of the virus. On Friday (June 11), Merton Council announced that they are stepping up targeted surge test

Brixton: Woman dies after being hit by marked police car

A 25-year-old woman died after she was hit by a marked police car on an emergency call in south London. The crash took place at around 11.20pm on Wednesday, June 9, on Stockwell Road, Brixton. Despite the efforts of emergency services, the

Man dies after daylight stabbing in Streatham

A young man believed to be in his late teens has died after he was stabbed in Streatham this afternoon (Thursday, June 10). Emergency first responders including police and paramedics attended the scene on Prentis Road in Streatham after 4pm on

Surge testing underway in Kingston against Delta variant

Surge testing has been launched in Kingston today (Wednesday, June 9) to combat an outbreak of Covid-19 infections linked to the highly infectious Delta variant of the virus. After days of rapid rises in the number of new coronavirus infections

Sarah Everard: Couzens pleads guilty to kidnap and rape

A police officer has accepted responsibility for killing Sarah Everard, a court heard. Pc Wayne Couzens, 48, appeared at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, when he pleaded guilty to the kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard. The court heard Couzens acce

Inside the new art gallery making waves in Colliers Wood

A family who moved to South London from Poland 18-years ago have now found their "passion" with a new art gallery they started by accident in Colliers Wood.  Iwona Ciechanowska, 47, and her daughter Victoria, 19, from Morden, have been busy

Study reveals most 'spoiled' dogs in south London

Dogs, so they say, are man's best friend. But some owners go further than others in expressing their love for our canine companions. And according to a new study, the results are in on just which types of dog are the most pampered when it comes

Man whose heart stopped for 21 minutes thanks London medics

A man whose heart stopped beating for 21 minutes has personally thanked the medical team who helped save his life. Tech entrepreneur Nicolas De Santis said his life was "much more beautiful than it was before" as he thanked the medical team wit

Firefighters called to blaze at Rosehill flat

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a flat fire which damaged part of a shop in Rosehill. The London Fire Brigade were called to the fire on Green Lane, at around 11.17 am on Thursday ( June 3). Firefighters tackled

Matt Hancock issues concerning update on plans to end lockdown on June 21

Matt Hancock has warned face masks and home working guidance could remain after the 21 June roadmap date so other Covid restrictions can be lifted. The Health Secretary has said it still remians "too early" to say whether all lockdown restricti

Woman stabbed to death in Cheam named by police

Police have named the woman who was found fatally stabbed at a home in Cheam on Thursday, May 27. On Wednesday (June 2) a statement from the Met Police confirmed that the victim was 42-year-old Peninah Kabeba. As the Sutton Guardian reporte

Crowds of Londoners enjoy scorching Bank Holiday Monday

Londoners enjoyed the long weekend and recently restored freedoms following the lifting of many lockdown restrictions. Sunseekers flocked to parks and outdoor areas to enjoy the balmy conditions as 24.6C was recorded in Kinloss in Scotland on M

Twickenham Stadium hosts major vaccination drive

Twickenham Stadium has hosted a major vaccination drive today, with up to 15,000 first dose jabs being made available to those living in the area. The event, named Let's Tackle Covid, was devised as a means to increase the number of local vacci

Two pub rules set to change in England in June

Boris Johnson is set to make changes to two pub rules when he announces the changes to lockdown restriction on June 21. The Prime Minister is set to scrap table service and the “one metre plus” rule in pubs, according to reports. As par

Sutton: Top 5 most popular homes for sale on Zoopla

As the property market continues to go from strength-to-strength, buyers are keen to snap up four to five bedroom homes in Sutton.  New market research by Zoopla has revealed that large family homes in Sutton has skyrocketed by 57 per cent sin