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Annual Windrush Day announced by Croydon Council

A commemorative Windrush Day is to be held annually, Croydon Council announced today. The council made the announcement official after a successful event on May 22, which focused on the Windrush ...

Fans pay tribute to former Crystal Palace star Cliff Jackson who has died at 76

Former Crystal Palace centre-forward Cliff Jackson has died at the age of 76. Fans have reacted to the news on Twitter today. Cliff Jackson RIP. A #CPFC forward who I remember ...

Croydon’s young people urged to join the borough’s youth forums

Young people are being encouraged to speak out about their communities under a council initiative to get their voices heard. The Croydon Youth Forums, open to all residents of Croydon ...

Police plea for witnesses after Croydon town centre stabbing

Police are investigating the stabbing of a man in Croydon town centre who took himself to hospital after the attack. The 21-year-old victim and his friend were involved in an ...

TfL launches children’s writing competition celebrating women in transport

  TfL has launched a children’s writing and drawing competition based on the theme of women keeping London moving.   The competition has been created in response to Sadiq Kahn’s #...

Croydon church under investigation for ‘serious regulatory concern’

A Croydon Christian charity has had its bank account frozen over a “serious regulatory concern”. The investigation by the Charity Commission into the accounts of the Croydon Tabernacle, a Parsons ...

Local Elections 2018 – Labour Hold

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London Mayoral Elections 2018 – Labour holds firm

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Blast from the past: Black Mirror filming in Croydon with 80s set

Black Mirror has come to Croydon to film the 5th season of the much-loved sci-fi Netflix series, sparking excitement among locals as familiar shops acquired 80s facades. Pictures of the ...

News in Brief

Industrial site fire in Croydon Staff of the Conway Asphalt plant in Croydon were safely evacuated after a major fire broke out on Tuesday, April 24. The plant’s filtration system ...

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