Council announce six new school streets could close during drop-off and pick-up scheme

Council announce six new school streets could close during drop-off and pick-up scheme

Six Croydon Street could close during busy drop-off and pick-up times if council plans are approved. Among the streets listed is a side road…

Croydon-born Stormzy launches brand new multi-use community centre in Selhurst

Croydon-born Stormzy launches brand new multi-use community centre in Selhurst

Stormzy has opened a new football centre in Croydon, close to where he grew up, and it’s also fitted out with a recording studio…

Residents at their ‘wits’ end’ after calls to reopen educational hub ignored

Residents at their ‘wits’ end’ after calls to reopen educational hub ignored

South Norwood residents have called for Croydon Council’s help to reopen South Norwood Country Park’s visitor centre nearly four years since a fire caused…

Surrey Street remains resilient despite the murder of 22–year-old Rijkaard Salu Siafa over the weekend

Surrey Street remains resilient despite the murder of 22–year-old Rijkaard Salu Siafa over the weekend

On a cold and bright morning, you cannot avoid the hustle and bustle at the busy corner of Church Street and Surrey Street in…

Tubular Bells Will Ring in Fairfield Halls

Tubular Bells Will Ring in Fairfield Halls

Michael HollandApr 15, 2024

Continuing on from last years 50th anniversary celebrations of Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells, it has been announced the multi-million-selling and multi-award-winning album will be…

Olympic Hip Hop at Sadler’s Wells

Olympic Hip Hop at Sadler’s Wells

Michael HollandApr 10, 2024

Created and emceed by UK hip hop maker and Breakin’ Convention Artistic Director Jonzi D, Breakin’ Convention Festival returns to Sadler’s Wells to celebrate…

Hellraiser actor selected for Greens ahead of a hotly contested local by-election

Hellraiser actor selected for Greens ahead of a hotly contested local by-election

An actor who starred in the 1980s cult horror series Hellraiser has been chosen as the Green Party candidate in a Croydon by-election. Nicholas…

Residents brand new plans for ‘Hyde Park sized’ south London nature reserve ‘huge disappointment’

Residents brand new plans for ‘Hyde Park sized’ south London nature reserve ‘huge disappointment’

Residents and campaigners across Croydon, Sutton and Merton have expressed dismay at the revised plans for the Beddington Farmlands project. The ‘Hyde Park sized’…

Fly tippers caught on camera dumping truck loads of rubbish at infamous Purley Way site

Fly tippers caught on camera dumping truck loads of rubbish at infamous Purley Way site

Fly tippers have been caught continuing to leave waste at an infamous Croydon site known as dumping ground locally. This comes despite the Purley…

Croydon shoppers say the high street has ‘lost its sparkle,’ with many now saying they would rather shop in Bromley

Croydon shoppers say the high street has ‘lost its sparkle,’ with many now saying they would rather shop in Bromley

Croydon shoppers said they would rather go to Bromley or Redhill and that the town has ‘lost its sparkle’ despite the announcement of new…

Mayor warns council’s ‘financial legacy is not sustainable’ after approving budget and 4.99% council tax increase

Mayor warns council’s ‘financial legacy is not sustainable’ after approving budget and 4.99% council tax increase

Croydon Council has approved a 4.99% council tax increase as part of its budget for this year. This increase, approved at a meeting on…

Croydon Council takes step towards long anticipated Purley Pool redevelopment, but Mayor warns ‘there is still a long way to go’

Croydon Council takes step towards long anticipated Purley Pool redevelopment, but Mayor warns ‘there is still a long way to go’

The Purley Pool saga has moved onto its next chapter, as Croydon Council announced that developers have submitted a planning application for the eventual…