VIDEO: Angry naked man in Hither Green

Leigh Journal: VIDEO: Angry naked man in Hither Green

11:10am Thursday 24th April 2014

VIDEO CONTAINS CONTENT AND LANGUAGE WHICH MAY OFFEND SOME PEOPLE.
Bare-ly believable footage has been revealed of an angry naked man chasing a car in Hither Green and then attacking a punter at a nearby bookies.

Severed finger found in North Cheam park

Leigh Journal: 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

Leigh Journal: 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? 

Curious dog discovers stolen Pocahontas statue's feather on Gravesend Promenade

Leigh Journal: Dog discovers Pocahontas statue's feather in sand

3:23pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The feather from the Pocahontas statue was discovered by a dog on Gravesend promenade at the weekend.

Toddler's head stuck in toilet seat

Leigh Journal: 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.

Penalties, deadly diseases, Jose Mourinho and James Milner: 10 reasons why England WILL win the World Cup in Brazil

Leigh Journal: INJURED: Wayne Rooney

9:41am Sunday 20th April 2014

The wait is nearly over. Just over 50 days remain until the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Here, News Shopper brings you 10 reasons why England CAN and WILL win the World Cup.

Tributes pour in for 'inspirational' topless Petts Wood 'Running Man' who has died

Leigh Journal: Tributes pour in following death of 'inspirational' topless Petts Wood 'Running Man'

1:04pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A much loved Petts Wood pensioner famed for his daily topless runs through Petts Wood and Orpington has passed away.

PICTURED: Rise of the super-rat? Some facts about the 'mutant' rodents

Leigh Journal: Is this a super rat? Photo by Sé Mckendry.

12:37pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Could a plague of over-sized rodents be sweeping the country or is it a different nature of beast altogether - a load of media hype?

UPDATE: Is the giant rat reported in Gravesend actually a rat?

Leigh Journal: PICTURED: Giant rat reported in Gravesend

10:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A massive rat which was reported in Gravesend yesterday (April 15) sparked debate throughout the borough.

Are you rubbish in bed or just boring? Top 10 reasons people get dumped by their partners

Leigh Journal: Top 10 reasons people get dumped by their partners

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

April has been a terrible month for celebrity relationships with Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow and even Mr Bean all ending their long-term romances. Has the recent sunny weather lead to more roaming eyes? Or do people just want to be single for their seven-day trip to Ibiza?

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

Leigh Journal: 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

Leigh Journal: 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.

Thamesmead transgender woman 'gutted' after lodger nicks her lingerie

Leigh Journal: Roxanne just wants her corsets back.

2:06pm Monday 14th April 2014

A retired transgender security guard from Thamesmead has been left "gutted" after her lodger made off with three of her corsets.

Miss Oxfordshire contestant sacked over her topless selfie in aid of charity

Leigh Journal: Georgia Eden’s topless picture, posted on social media site Twitter in support of breast cancer awareness

8:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

MISS Oxfordshire organisers kicked model Georgia Eden out of last night’s competition after discovering she posted this topless ‘selfie’ picture she put online to promote the fight against breast cancer.

VIDEO: YouTube musical tribute to missing Eltham dog

Leigh Journal: VIDEO: YouTube musical tribute to missing Eltham dog

3:45pm Friday 11th April 2014

A distraught Eltham dog owner has made a heart-wrenching video about her lost dog that has racked up hundreds of YouTube hits.

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

Leigh Journal: 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.

Mutant three-legged chicken marauds through Leegate shopping centre

Leigh Journal: Mutant three-legged chicken marauds through Leegate shopping centre

9:04am Friday 11th April 2014

A three-legged mutant chicken is on the loose at a Lee shopping centre to inject new life into the precinct.

Welcome to Selhurst Park - made from Lego

Leigh Journal: 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.

UPDATE: Worst pub in Britain? Sex and violence horror for PubSpy at Lullingstone Castle, Swanley - redhead responds

Leigh Journal: PubSpy reviews Lullingstone Castle, Swanley

10:30am Monday 7th April 2014

Shameless Swanley. Ever seen a mindless thug push a bespectacled, grey-haired, 25-stone man to the floor before kicking him ferociously in the head until he was senseless? Try an early evening in the Lullingstone Castle.

MORE PICS: Killer catfish feasting on wildlife in Petts Wood

Leigh Journal: Philip Webb and wife Trisha with the catfish

9:28am Monday 7th April 2014

A killer catfish has eaten around 70 of a Petts Wood couple's goldfish after slithering into their garden pond.

UPDATE: Police dog 'sits' on suspect's face after Eltham police chase

Leigh Journal: Police dog sits on suspect's face after Eltham 'police chase'

1:05pm Saturday 5th April 2014

A "car chase" in Eltham ended with a "police dog sat" on the suspect's face.

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

Leigh Journal: 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

Leigh Journal: 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

Leigh Journal: 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.

UPDATE: Yet more claim to have seen UFO over Bromley

Leigh Journal:

4:32pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A number of people have got in touch with News Shopper claiming to have seen a UFO flying over Bromley last week.

A donkey walks into a Tesco Express...(no, this isn't a joke)

Leigh Journal: Picture by Charlie Lambeth

9:36am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A DONKEY left shoppers stunned after wandering into a Tesco Express store in Brockenhurst yesterday afternoon.

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

Leigh Journal: 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.

Car ends up hanging around after New Forest crash

Leigh Journal: The scene on the A35. Pic by John Paine.

7:31pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A CAR ended up hanging from telephone wires after crashing into a pole in the New Forest.

Desert dust mites to invade south-east London and north Kent

Leigh Journal: 10 things you didn't know about cockroaches... and you'll eat one today

7:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Un-seasonally windy weather across the African sub-continent is threatening to cause havoc across the world.

Why is there a reindeer in Wandsworth Common?

Leigh Journal: 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

Leigh Journal: 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

Leigh Journal: 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

Leigh Journal: 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?

Leigh Journal: 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

Dad yanks son's wobbly tooth out using quadcopter

Leigh Journal:

12:30pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Who needs a dentist to pull your wobbly tooth out when your dad has a remote controlled quadcopter?

Tooting's mystery knitting protester revealed

Leigh Journal: 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?

Leigh Journal: 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?

Greenwich could get world's first moon clock, powered by the tides

Leigh Journal: Greenwich could get world's first moon clock, powered by the tides

4:56pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

Greenwich, the home of time, could be about to get a world's first - a lunar clock powered by the tides.

Bromley woman who is 'god of alien race' was 'engaged to Arsene Wenger in the 15th century'

Leigh Journal: Bromley woman who is 'god of alien race' was 'engaged to Arsene Wenger in the 15th century'

4:15pm Friday 21st March 2014

A Bromley woman who is “god of an alien race” claims she was engaged to Arsene Wenger in the 15th century, when she was Joan of Arc and he was the heir to the French throne.

Have you seen my ant? Missing poster says ant last seen carrying large leaf

Leigh Journal: Have you seen my ant? Missing poster says ant last seen carrying large leaf

11:26am Friday 21st March 2014

Have you seen this missing black ant? Last seen carrying a piece of leaf much larger than its body. Likes picnics, soft drinks and other ants.

Guerrilla knitters under attack: Backlash against anti-betting shop yarnbombers

Leigh Journal: Street fight

2:30pm Thursday 20th March 2014

A turf war is unravelling between a mystery knitter, and someone tired of protesters spinning them a yarn.

Strange 1980s footage shows Japanese dancers performing in Battersea Power Station

Leigh Journal: Sankai Juku in Battersea Power Station

1:30pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Archive footage has revealed Japanese dancers performing in semi-darkness in Battersea Power Station in the early 1980s.

Shark fin spotted at West Wickham flood lakes where ducks had made a peaceful home

Leigh Journal: A shark has been spotted in West Wickham

9:58am Friday 14th March 2014

A shark fin has appeared in the lakes at West Wickham and could soon spoil the ducks’ bath time.

What people REALLY think about south London and Surrey... according to Google

Leigh Journal: Google: What are people looking for in our area?

4:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

Can you guess how Google completes these sentences? "Croydon is ___ ?" "Southern Trains are ___?" and "Londoners are ___ ?" Warning: Some strong language.

PICTURED: The Muppets pop up in Greenwich for new Disney movie

Leigh Journal: Kermit, Miss Piggy and the colourful muppet gang in front of Greenwich's Painted Hall. Picture courtesy of Jay Maidment, 2014 Disney Enterprises, Inc

10:43am Tuesday 11th March 2014

Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and the colourful Muppet gang popped up in Greenwich to shoot scenes for their new movie.

Dozens of rubber ducks appear on flooded West Wickham rugby pitch for bath time

Leigh Journal: Quack

4:20pm Monday 10th March 2014

It could well be bath time in West Wickham as a quackers individual has let dozens of rubber ducks loose on a flooded rugby pitch.

Udder madness? 'Secret' proposal to use Lewisham's largest park to graze cows

Leigh Journal: Down to Earth Farm

4:05pm Friday 7th March 2014

"Hush hush" proposals to put grazing cows in a popular park and golf course are complete and udder madness, users say.

Orpington woman thinks she has oldest cockatiel in the world in Guinness World Record claim

Leigh Journal: Freda Miah with Pia

11:37am Friday 7th March 2014

AN ORPINGTON woman believes her pet bird is the oldest in the world.

PICTURED: Worst picnic ever? Sit down meal in Greenwich CAR park

Leigh Journal: The wrong park? Eaters wave for the camera (by @carparkwatch)

3:57pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

Is this the worst picnic ever? The sun coming out spurred this group into having a sit down meal - in a Greenwich car park.

'Bit silly really': Fire Brigade called after man leaves taps running

Leigh Journal: The bath had been left running

8:51am Tuesday 4th March 2014

A man called the fire brigade after overrunning a bath.




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