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Female cyclist suffers head injuries in Kingston

A female cyclist has been hit by a car on Wheatfield Way in Kingston. The incident happened at around 1:45 this afternoon. The woman - thought to be in her 50s - was taken to hospital with head injuries.

Kingston Police appeal for help to find 82-year-old

Police in Kingston are appealing for help to trace a missing 82-year-old man from Tolworth.

John Harding was last seen on Saturday at 7pm in the Tolworth area. Credit: Metropolitan Police

He is a white male, 5'6" tall, with short white hair and a mole on his forehead. He suffers from diabetes, high blood pressure and dementia. He may be confused and panicked.

At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a grey shirt, navy blue trousers and a brown three-quarter length coat.

Officers say they are increasingly concerned for his wellbeing and have urged anyone with information on his whereabouts to call 999 and quote ref 14MIS014040.

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Newham pays highest price in pothole compensation

A car driving over a pothole Credit: Clara Molden/PA Archive

Newham Council paid out the most money in compensation: £188,864.

Kingston had the highest number of injuries: 315, followed by Wandsworth: 256, and Hounslow: 202.

Ealing and Wandsworth spent the most on repairs: £996,175 and £721,375 respectively.

Barnet, Haringey, Hounslow and Wandsworth all had more than a thousand individual complaints about potholes (1,772; 1,766; 1,066; 1,654).

Missing Kingston 13 year old

Eli Gyandon left his home on Wednesday and hasn't been seen since Saturday Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of a 13-year old boy from Kingston who has not been seen since Saturday 8 March.

Eli Gyandon left his home last Wednesday but was seen by a family friend on Ham Green in Richmond on Saturday.

Eli is mixed race, 5ft 6" with a slim build, short black hair and brown eyes.

When he was last seen he was wearing a black 3/4 length puffa jacket and light blue jeans. It is believed he was carrying a black tracksuit in a light blue/grey rucksack.

Eli is known to frequent Ham and Kingston.

Officers are asking anyone who has seen Eli or knows where he is to call the police on 101, ref: 14MIS007460 or to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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PCSO injured in hit-and-run by car used in attempted robbery

A Police Community Support Officer has been injured in a hit-and-run in Kingston, by a car thought to have been used in an attempted robbery. The police helicopter has joined the hunt for the VW Golf.

Roof of bus rips off after 'taking a wrong turn'

A double-decker bus that crashed into a railway bridge in Norbiton had made a "wrong turn", the director of buses for Transport for London said. Mike Weston added:

At around 13:00 an out of service route 131 double deck bus, operated by London United, hit a rail bridge on Coombe Road near Norbiton Station after taking a wrong turn.

The bridge was not damaged and rail services are unaffected. There were no injuries and the incident will be fully investigated.

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