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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.

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).

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