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Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 4:30pm

Right to Buy wrong for Croydon?

Over a third of homes sold in Croydon under the Right to Buy scheme are now being privately rented out bylandlords, according to a new report. The report, called Right ...

Wed 13 Feb 2019 at 4:15pm

Croydon-born Olympian arrested in US prostitution sting

A former British Olympic athlete from Croydon has been arrested in a prostitution sting conducted by American police. Lawrence Okoye was detained in Alabama for soliciting prostitution alongside 12 other men. ...

Wed 13 Feb 2019 at 12:00pm

Driving to a sustainable borough

Electric charging points are being installed in three different locations across Croydon. Croydon council has plans to install 400 charging points by 2022, to encourage residents to make more sustainable journeys. In 2017 ...

Tue 12 Feb 2019 at 5:30pm

London City Royals hoping to extend their winning streak in tonight’s BBL Trophy Semi- Final

London City Royals are tonight heading into the home leg of the BBL Trophy semi-finals, riding high on a 6-game home winning streak. That’s quite an achievement – this time ...

Tue 12 Feb 2019 at 5:00pm

Two Croydon artists exhibiting in Poland

Two artists from Croydon are having their work showcased at a major exhibition in Poland. Painters Geraint Evans and Lucy Cox are among 82 British artists being featured in the ‘Made ...

Wed 06 Feb 2019 at 4:00pm

Charlie Edwards set to defend WBC world flyweight title

Croydon’s champion boxer Charlie Edwards will be defending his WBC World Flyweight title against Spain’s Angel Moreno at the Copper Box Arena in London on March 23. Edwards claimed ...

Tue 05 Feb 2019 at 3:15pm

‘Batsman’ Returns to rescue Palace during ‘anxious times’

Michy Batshuayi shows great form on his debut for Crystal Palace against Fulham on Saturday. After struggling to impress throughout his time in Spain and Germany, Michy Batshuayi returned to ...

Thu 31 Jan 2019 at 5:45pm

Zaha sees Red as Palace endure a stalemate at Saint Mary’s

Victory for either Southampton or Crystal Palace last night would have seen the gap from the relegation zone open-up to a valuable SIX points. Palace, despite their recent FA Cup ...

Thu 31 Jan 2019 at 5:45pm

Three men hospitalised after Croydon brawl

Police have arrested seven men after a major fight broke out at a South London tram stop. Three men were stabbed in the incident that took place at Gravel Hill ...

Tue 29 Jan 2019 at 4:45pm

Strike action at Croydon College

Strike action is taking place at Croydon College today and tomorrow over a long-running pay dispute. The staff at the further and higher education college formed a picket line outside ...