Work begins on clearing one of Croydon’s largest fly tip sites, as it gears up to become a new 40 shop mini-mall

Work begins on clearing one of Croydon’s largest fly tip sites, as it gears up to become a new 40 shop mini-mall

A new 40-shop mini mall will be built on the former site of a Sports Direct gym on Purley Way, which had become a…

I rode the latest stretch of the Superloop network, it’s the first time I’ve seen people genuinely excited to get on a bus

I rode the latest stretch of the Superloop network, it’s the first time I’ve seen people genuinely excited to get on a bus

While much of last year’s transport news centered around the cancellation of HS2’s northern leg and continuous industrial action, one of the more encouraging…

A domestic abuse charity, deemed a lifeline by its users, now holds its meetings in a Costa coffee after losing its dedicated space

A domestic abuse charity, deemed a lifeline by its users, now holds its meetings in a Costa coffee after losing its dedicated space

Croydon’s Cassandra Centre charity has said providing its essential services has become ‘hectic’ since losing its dedicated space on Norbury High Street last May.…

Croydon Council’s ‘failing’ library service could see four locations close across the borough following post COVID visitor slump

Croydon Council’s ‘failing’ library service could see four locations close across the borough following post COVID visitor slump

Four of Croydon’s libraries could close according to new proposals put forward by the council. The council states the closure is based on the…

Croydon motorists incensed after software problem meant they were hit by wave of PCN letters ordering them to pay the council £195

Croydon motorists incensed after software problem meant they were hit by wave of PCN letters ordering them to pay the council £195

Dozens of Croydon motorists have been hit with PCN letters, ordering them to pay £195 immediately. Many claim they did not receive the letters…

‘New cashless parking scheme could be ‘kiss of death’ for our south Croydon high street’

‘New cashless parking scheme could be ‘kiss of death’ for our south Croydon high street’

The introduction of a new cashless parking trial in Purley has caused a rift between residents. While some welcome the move towards modernity, others…

The Supreme Court decision that could affect councils’ obligations towards their homeless

The Supreme Court decision that could affect councils’ obligations towards their homeless

A Supreme Court decision established that Croydon Council could be within its right to refuse to house a homeless resident if they have proven…

What 2024 looks like for London’s most southerly boroughs

What 2024 looks like for London’s most southerly boroughs

2023 has been an interesting year for South London. The boroughs of Croydon, Sutton, and Merton have each experienced their highs and lows. However,…

Norbury residents ‘furious’ as they face their third straight winter without borough-wide bus shelters

Norbury residents ‘furious’ as they face their third straight winter without borough-wide bus shelters

Residents of Norbury are ‘furious’ with the council as they face their third straight winter without borough-wide bus shelters. While Croydon council has announced…

The ratrun where residents describe being a pedestrian as a ‘terrifying experience

The ratrun where residents describe being a pedestrian as a ‘terrifying experience

Residents on a South London road are calling for a weight restriction to stop the flow of dangerous HGV traffic down their street after…

Croydon’s charities face a ‘bleak’ future after not being informed the council intend to sell the buildings they operate from

Croydon’s charities face a ‘bleak’ future after not being informed the council intend to sell the buildings they operate from

A number of Croydon charities are now fearing for the future of their services after discovering that the local authority is planning to sell…

Notorious Regina Road flats given green light for demolition

Notorious Regina Road flats given green light for demolition

Croydon Council has confirmed that Regina Road flats are to be demolished and rebuilt after residents voted overwhelmingly for their clearance. The fate of…