Croydon mayor reiterates promise to reopen Purley Pool – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter Croydon’s mayor has doubled down on a promise to reopen Purley Pool in the face of concerns about the running costs of the leisure centre. In... Read more »

Croydon bids for £20million of Government funding to improve borough – South London News

By Tara O’Connor, Local Democracy Reporter There are hopes nearly £20million of Government funding could transform Croydon town centre. If successful, more than half of the cash will be used to improve... Read more »

County Lines: Suspected drug-dealers arrested in Littlehampton and Croydon

Police in Sussex and London are working against suspected ‘County Drugs Lines’ criminality, which involves moving dangerous drugs from the capital into West Sussex. Detectives from the West Sussex Community Investigations Team... Read more »


Nothing quite beats a chilled pint of beer at the end of the working day… or on a summer weekend in the sunshine, and the average London beer drinker enjoys two and... Read more »

Police hunt for man who threatened Croydon shop assistant with gun in robbery

A man who robbed a bookmakers in South London last year was able to make off with a wad of cash and left one shop assistant in a state of shock. Detectives... Read more »

Court hearing from criminal prosecution into Croydon tram crash

The scene of the Croydon tram crash The first court hearing for a criminal prosecution relating to the Croydon tram crash will take place on Friday. Transport for London (TfL), FirstGroup-owned Tram... Read more »

Old Croydon University Hospital car park is now massive mound of dumped fridges and sofas

A huge mound of rubbish was dumped in an old hospital car park in Croydon over the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend. Piles of rubbish including a sofa and a fridge are... Read more »

Croydon crash live: Updates after cyclist dies in crash outside Mitcham Road BP garage

A cyclist has died following a crash outside a BP garage in Croydon. Met Police officers and London Ambulance Service (LAS) paramedics were called to the petrol station on Mitcham road at... Read more »

Two men ‘rushed to hospital with stab injuries’ in Croydon were ‘not stabbed’ say Met Police

Two men were rushed to hospital last night after a “disturbance” with “a number of people on mopeds” in Penge, South London. Another three were arrested for offences including grievous bodily harm... Read more »

Croydon double stabbing live: Updates as two men rushed to hospital and four arrested

Statement from Metropolitan Police A statement from the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at 19:14hrs on Tuesday, 3 May, to a report of a stabbing in Penge Road, SE20. “Officers attended... Read more »