The scene in Sussex Gardens updated

Sussex Gardens explosion: Gas cylinder reported to have exploded on construction site

The Met said that there are no reported injuries and "it is not thought to be counter terrorism related"

8 outdoor hidden gems in west London to enjoy with children

West London has plenty of hidden gems outdoors to explore on a sunny day...

Around 70,000 bikes stolen in London in 2014

Across London, Westminster had the second highest number of bikes reported stolen last year, with 1,336 thefts

Food hygiene: Search for zero-rated premises near you

If you're planning on getting a takeaway or dining out, you’ll want to have a peek at the scores on the doors first

Market stall holder jailed for handling stolen goods

Fatah Dana, 43, of Holland Road, jailed after officers recovered thousands of pounds worth of stolen mobile phones, tablets and cash

Missing: 76-year-old Edward Kosmidek

Elderly man missing from Chelsea

Edward Kosmidek, 76, was last seen leaving his home in Sloane Street

Road closures as summer market brightens up West Kensington

This Saturday (June 27) North End Road will be pedestrianised as stalls, a funfair and live music fill up West Kensington

First place winner Sarah Bagheri

Top young artist sees work exhibited in Saatchi Gallery

The exhibition features work from Epic CIC's Art Explosion competition

Pet owner forced to pay £1,500 for return of 'abducted' cat

Nigel Meadows was originally told to cough-up £5,000 to have his beloved pedigree cat returned

Fashion blogger and Made in Chelsea star Rosie Fortescue

Royal Ascot: Chelsea & Kensington's 'most respected faces' turn heads in hats

Models queue up to wear hats made by Fulham-based Royal milliner Jane Taylor for #MyAscotHat social media campaign

Spare parking spaces bring in big money for west London homeowners

And JustPark says they'll make even more during this week's Queen's Tournament

Escape to the country: This six-bed converted farmhouse in Northumberland costs £1,000 a month

Rent: How much further does your money go outside London?

£1,000 a month won't get you much in London - elsewhere though, you can find some fancy lets!

Artist creates cool Kensington winter ski scene mural

The side of a building in South Kensington - home of the infamous Stripey house which angered neighbours - has been given an Alpine face-lift

£7m appeal launched to restore historic royal church to former glory

St Mary Abbots vicar says he wants a "safe, inspirational place for local residents to meet, learn and get involved in their community"

A performance from the 2014 Dance Showdown

Big prizes on offer in dance competition

Scholarships to top dance schools and tickets to the ballet are up for grabs

New chapter beckons for North Kensington Library

Plans revealed to move it from current site on Ladbroke Grove to new building in Lancaster Road, which will also result in a new youth centre

Queen's Birthday Honours: West Londoners honoured in list

Find out who has been included in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2015 and why

Benedict Cumberbatch appointed CBE in Queen's Birthday Honours list

West London's beloved Sherlock star has been included in the Queen's latest Birthday Honours list

Get on your bikes this summer with Sky Ride

Discover your local area on two wheels by joining free guided cycle rides throughout west London

Firm fined for huge illegal adverts in Kensington

London Basement Ltd must pay a fines totalling £12,000 and £3,000 in court costs

Kensington Town Hall

Council survey shows record satisfaction among Kensington & Chelsea residents

The annual survey of residents showed 86% of people in Kensington & Chelsea were satisfied with the council, and 95% say its a good place to live

Foster Care Fortnight: Fostering is 'the best job ever'

Hanora McCool has fostered 190 children in 27 years and doesn't plan to stop soon

Police carry out blitz on illegal and dangerous cars

Seven vehicles are seized and one wanted man is arrested for motor vehicle theft

Protesters object to council opera house funding while services face squeeze

Around 50 gathered outside Opera Holland Park to protest, but the council defends the move

alcohol

Harrow has one of lowest alcohol-related deaths in UK

The figures are the fourth lowest in England, yet Brent has hit its highest level in six years

New figures show fall in fires in central London

Stats for Hammersmith & Chelsea, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster have revealed a drop compared to five years ago

Kensington Singers conductor wins BBC Music Day award

Choir conductor Hannah Brine is one of the five recipients of BBC Music Day's Unsung Hero Award for work in her community with music

First Aid courses in North Kensington

They are being put on by not-for-profit group Westway CT

Is this the best graffiti in west London?

Let us know if we've missed out any of your favourites in this list of the area's best-loved street art

Suspended sentence for drunk who broke woman's nose at wedding

Neil Abbott, 41, from Bromley, was said to be aiming to punch a man who had confronted him over his behaviour at a wedding, but missed his target

Kensington

Kensington has a rich mix of culture and upmarket shops, including Kensington High Street; one of London's busiest shopping destinations. South Kensington is home to Exhibition Road, famous for its museums such as the Natural History Museum, while other attractions include Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall.

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