Tag: Kingston Upon Thames

Girl, 17, missing from South London hospital as police launch appeal to find her

The Metropolitan Police have launched an appeal to find a missing teenager that was last seen at a local hospital. According to the police the 17-year-old named Sydnee from Tooting, Wandsworth was last seen at St George’s Hospital. The last sighting of the teenager was at 7pm on Thursday, January 13, reports the police. READ […]

South Western Railway live: Updates as person ‘hit by train’ between Wimbledon and Surbiton

South Western Railway has confirmed there are major delays between Wimbledon and Surbiton after reports that a person has been struck by a train. According to the National Rail the emergency incident happened just after midday on Thursday (January 13). Emergency services are currently dealing with the incident which is causing all lines on the […]

Kingston stabbing: Teenager and man, 27, arrested on suspicion of murder

A second person has been arrested following a 32-year-old man stabbed to death in Kingston last night. The arrest is part of a murder investigation following the fatal stabbing of a man named as Farhad Joseph Khalili from Richmond on Thames yesterday (December 15). A 27-year-old nearby was arrested yesterday near to the crime scene […]

Teacher struck off for sending messages to student and threatening suicide if they didn’t reply

A South London secondary school teacher has been struck off for sending Instagram messages to pupils and threatening to kill himself if he did not receive a reply. Mr Paul Casey was also found to have phoned a pupil repeatedly if he did not reply to messages, signed texts with “LY forever”, and threatened to […]

Giant care home for 60 residents slapped down for being too ugly

Plans to bulldoze a care home and replace it with a new 60-bed version have been blocked as it’s so ugly. The six-storey care home was previously branded an “eyesore” by angry locals in Surbiton. But Willow Grange Care Home owners said the new home would help them to “survive the pandemic”, as they are […]

Waterloo trains could be ‘overcrowded’ if South Western Railway plans go ahead

Three London MPs have said South Western Railway’s plans for “damaging” cuts could lead to overcrowding on trains to Waterloo station next year. In an open letter, the Liberal Democrat politicians said the planned train cuts would hamper economic recovery in parts of the capital and increase car use. The open letter was signed by […]

Vikings and The Last Kingdom fans will love plans for this new London tourist attraction

Fans of Netflix’s The Last Kingdom and Amazon Prime’s Vikings have been urged to back plans for a new tourist attraction. Kingston Labour is campaigning for a history centre to be built in the town in homage to an ancient English king. The Anglo-Saxon history centre would be based between the Kingfisher Leisure Centre – […]

Mum whose son was stabbed to death says she will ‘continue to fight to stop this happening’ during knife crime plea

A mum who lost her son after he was stabbed to death in London has started a campaign to help fight knife crime. Becky Beston has called on London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan to support her campaign for tougher sentences for knife crime. The Mirror reports that England and Wales are facing the worst year on […]

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