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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).


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.

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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