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Thu 13 Dec 2018 at 11:15am

Man jailed for life after stabbing friend to death with ‘Rambo’ knife

A man has been jailed for life after murdering his former friend with a ‘Rambo’ knife following a row over a stolen motorbike in Croydon.    Tyrone Farquharson, 20, from South Norwood ...

Wed 12 Dec 2018 at 4:15pm

Croydon cycling group celebrates centenary of women’s suffrage 

A local cycling body will bring together cycling and the achievements of black women in a night of music, poetry and powerful speeches in honour of the 100 year anniversary of ...

Fri 07 Dec 2018 at 7:45pm

Influx of students poised to aid regeneration of South Norwood

A new student housing building is hoped to contribute to the regeneration of Portland Road in South Norwood, replacing a “derelict” pub that has sat vacant for over a decade.  ...

Fri 07 Dec 2018 at 4:45pm

What’s on this week

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Thu 06 Dec 2018 at 12:45pm

A load of balls: it’s childs play for adults as new Croydon bar aims to help restore town’s image

Have you ever watched a bunch of hyperactive toddlers throw themselves around a pit of plastic balls and wished you could do the same? Well, now you can. A brand ...

Tue 04 Dec 2018 at 6:00pm

Design of new school will be tailored to children with special needs

A new school designed specifically for special needs children by avoiding long corridors and claustrophobic classrooms is planned for New Addington in 2020. The free school, which will be built on ...

Tue 04 Dec 2018 at 4:00pm

Friends and families gather to plant saplings as part of National Tree Week

A neighbourhood park in Thornton Heath benefited from dozens of newly planted trees this weekend as part of a citywide initiative to add thousands of saplings throughout London to become ...

Sat 01 Dec 2018 at 4:15pm

New performance of play designed to challenge mental health stereotypes

A play about mental health by a former social worker will have a one-off performance in Croydon this weekend. The performance of So U Think I’m Crazy?, written by ...

Thu 29 Nov 2018 at 10:00am

Eclectic music mix of genres and generations comes to Croydon

A fusion of afrobeat, Tamil, jazz, soul and Middle-Eastern genres will be performed by a mixed group of students and professionals  in Croydon on Sunday. For the second year running, ...

Wed 28 Nov 2018 at 10:30am

Reception for South Norwood family whose son died in mental health hospital

A Croydon couple who launched a campaign after their son died while being restrained by police in a psychiatric hospital were praised by MP’s and Ministers at the House ...