Kingston joined the rest of the country in benefitting heavily from Black Friday last month, with the Bentall Centre welcoming over 50,000 visitors
Kingston is one of many South London boroughs set to benefit from the Mayor and TfL's £148m fund for local transport improvements in 2015/16.
Lee Godfrey presents himself as an alternative to career politicians and has set his sights on Surbiton. Over a coffee with the Courier he explains why he thinks he can succeed.
The Courier talks to James Bradley and the filmmakers involved in the London Lift-Off Film Festival Awards show, which celebrated the best in independent cinema.