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Wed 16 Oct 2019 at 12:30pm

Poetry festival has Croydon rhyming

A poetry festival took place at Fairfield Halls in Croydon last weekend, showcasing and celebrating the power of the spoken word and poetry. Well Versed Ink, an organisation who aim ...

Tue 15 Oct 2019 at 3:15pm

Parliament terrorist researched Croydon courier service as part of attack

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for attempting to commit a terrorist attack which left many, including two police officers, with serious injuries. 30 year-old Salih Khater was sentenced ...

Fri 11 Oct 2019 at 7:45pm

Croydon rapper Krept breaks silence after stabbing

The Croydon rapper Krept has broken his silence over rumours he was stabbed at BBC Radio 1 event in Birmingham, telling his fans: “Can’t keep a good man down.” Stories ...

Tue 08 Oct 2019 at 2:45pm

Palace film to premiere free at Boxpark Croydon

Boxpark Croydon will host a free premiere of BT Sport’s new film ‘Team of the Eighties’, which follows the Crystal Palace team of the late 1970s that, for a ...

Mon 07 Oct 2019 at 3:15pm

Crystal Palace strike late to win the London derby against West Ham

Crystal Palace took all three points from their derby match against West Ham at the London Stadium on Saturday as a late Jordan Ayew strike sealed a 2-1 win. The ...

Mon 07 Oct 2019 at 3:00pm

Mum found guilty of smuggling four kilos of cocaine into UK

A mother who smuggled four kilogrammes worth of cocaine with a street value of £316,000 past UK borders was jailed for four years at Croydon Crown Court. Shaketa Raynor, 44, pleaded guilty ...

Mon 07 Oct 2019 at 2:45pm

600 worshippers flock to megachurch Hillsong’s new weekly service in Croydon

A new service led by the global Christian movement Hillsong has launched every Sunday in the Croydon arts venue Fairfield Halls. The new see around 600 people gather for a time ...

Fri 04 Oct 2019 at 2:00pm

Stoptober – what support your borough offers

Locals in Hackney, Lewisham, Croydon and Tower Hamlets are being offered support and resources to quit smoking as part of the Stopober campaign. Research shows that people who participate in ...

Thu 03 Oct 2019 at 10:45pm

Banksy opens pop-up exhibition in Croydon

Banksy, the famed graffiti artist, has launched a surprise art installation in Croydon. The exhibit, in an empty retail space underneath Pure Gym in Croydon town centre,  first appeared on ...

Thu 03 Oct 2019 at 10:45pm

Gang Jailed for 70 Years After Committing 24 Armed Robberies

Four men have been jailed for a total of 70 years for a string of robberies across the country. On October 1 the four men were sentenced, having committed 22 armed robberies and 2 ...