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Fri 24 Jan 2020 at 2:30pm

Free to All Gym Opens in Norbury Park

The fifth and final outdoor gym in South London created by a charity dedicated to improving mental well-being has opened in Norbury Park, Croydon. Park users are the latest beneficiaries ...

Thu 23 Jan 2020 at 11:45am

What’s On This Week?

CROYDON Boxpark: Love Island Viewings Boxpark Croydon is the official screening venue of ITV’s Winter Love Island. Every Wednesday night there’s a live screening of that night’s ...

Wed 22 Jan 2020 at 2:45pm

Croydon A&E waiting times worst since 2015

Waiting times in Croydon University Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department have risen to their highest level in four years, according to figures released last week.  1 in 5 patients had to ...

Thu 16 Jan 2020 at 12:45pm

Two thirds of Croydon adults overweight or obese

Croydon Council has launched a new campaign to help local people lose weight, amidst the shock finding that two thirds of adults in the borough are either overweight or obese. ...

Wed 15 Jan 2020 at 3:15pm

Crystal Palace signs new striker. Cenk Tosun joins the south London club on loan from Everton

Crystal Palace are currently in ninth place in the Premier League. They are using the current transfer window to rearrange their cards. The south London team have signed the Turkish ...

Thu 19 Dec 2019 at 1:00pm

Meet the Councillor: “Are our buildings safe?”

As the dust of the General Election settles, the bins still need emptying and the schools still need running. Many know little about them and most don’t bother to ...

Sun 15 Dec 2019 at 3:00pm

The suburb with the lowest life expectancy in London: ‘It doesn’t have that feel-good factor’

“Selhurst does not have that feel good factor” says Mark Richs, 38, owner of the Moorish Grill takeaway restaurant in Selhurst. Richs added: “This is a run down area, the council ...

Sun 15 Dec 2019 at 12:45pm

Demand for food banks rockets as Christmas looms

In the second of a two part examination of the poverty crises affecting people this Christmas, Barney Stone looks at how food banks are struggling is in Eastlondonlines boroughs. Food ...

Fri 13 Dec 2019 at 6:00pm

#ELLGE19 Jones bucks trend to increase majority in Croydon Central

By Evie Breese and Dom Webb Despite catastrophic losses across the country, there was good news for the Labour Party in the marginal seat of Croydon Central as Sarah Jones ...

Thu 12 Dec 2019 at 2:30pm

Croydon Central Tory candidate attacked over Dumbledore paedophilia spoof

Mario Creatura, Tory candidate in the marginal seat of Croydon Central, faces scrutiny after he has been found to be responsible for the publication of a homophobic cartoon that conflates ...