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Evening Standard
How bars, burgers and a new Boxpark are making Croydon coolGentrification can be determined with a Top Trumps-style checklist. A cold-pres
How bars, burgers and a new Boxpark are making Croydon cool
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Gentrification can be determined with a Top Trumps-style checklist. A cold-pressed juice bar and street food scene are staples, alongside a farmer’s market for the weekend, yoga studios and some sort of dance party — ideally in a repurposed... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Homelessness problem ‘worse than it has been for 40 years’A new advice centre for homeless people has been announced for Croydon town cen
Homelessness problem ‘worse than it has been for 40 years’
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A new advice centre for homeless people has been announced for Croydon town centre, as one local charity boss said homelessness in the borough was the worst it had been in almost 40 years. Crisis plans to open a “Skylight” centre next summer,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon floods under heavy rainfall - and there may be more to comeCroydon experienced some of the worst weather in the country this week with alm
Croydon floods under heavy rainfall - and there may be more to come
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
Croydon experienced some of the worst weather in the country this week with almost a month's worth of rain falling in just 24 hours, causing disruption and flooding across the borough. London Fire Brigade services were called out to flooding at... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bakery in south London fined after inspectors find mouse infestationA bakery in south London has been fined more than £8,500 after a mouse infestat
Bakery in south London fined after inspectors find mouse infestation
Evening Standard / Posted 12 days ago
A bakery in south London has been fined more than £8,500 after a mouse infestation and a build-up of dirt, grime and mould was uncovered during a routine inspection. Food safety inspectors made the shocking discovery at Bloomers Bakery in Lower... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Bakery fined £8,600 over mouse droppings and mouldMouse droppings, dirty surfaces, and mould inside bread-making equipment were u
Bakery fined £8,600 over mouse droppings and mould
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Mouse droppings, dirty surfaces, and mould inside bread-making equipment were uncovered by hygiene inspectors during a visit to a bakery. Owners of Bloomers Bakery Ltd were ordered to pay fines and costs totalling £8,595 when they appeared at... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Bakery owners fined after mouse droppings discoveredMouse droppings, dirty surfaces, and mould inside bread-making equipment was un
Bakery owners fined after mouse droppings discovered
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Mouse droppings, dirty surfaces, and mould inside bread-making equipment was uncovered by hygiene inspectors during a visit to a bakery. Owners of Bloomers Bakery Ltd were ordered to pay fines and costs totalling £8,595 when they appeared at Croydon... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Men caught on CCTV fly-tipping a fridge wanted by Croydon CouncilCroydon Council is on the hunt for two men caught on CCTV dumping a refrigerato
Men caught on CCTV fly-tipping a fridge wanted by Croydon Council
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Croydon Council is on the hunt for two men caught on CCTV dumping a refrigerator on a South Norwood street. The pair were recorded pulling up to the junction of Sunny Bank and Manor Road in a Mercedes estate car at about 12.30am, August 1, before... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Shock as Croydon school shuts sixth form over 'poor exam results'A Croydon secondary school has shut down its sixth-form level with immediate ef
Shock as Croydon school shuts sixth form over 'poor exam results'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
A Croydon secondary school has shut down its sixth-form level with immediate effect, blaming poor exam results. St Andrew's Church of England High School in Waddon scrapped its A-level provision because said it said too few students had passed AS... Read more
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Express and Star
Has the West Midlands become a dumping ground for asylum seekers? « Express & StarFigures obtained by the Express & Star show Haringey and Croydon councils spent
Has the West Midlands become a dumping ground for asylum seekers? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 14 days ago
Figures obtained by the Express & Star show Haringey and Croydon councils spent hundreds of thousands of pounds this year on rent, utilities and other costs via two companies, operating out of the same house in Wolverhampton and run by the same... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Security staff may have saved life of man seriously injured by bus in Croydon town centreSecurity guards at Croydon College rushed to try to save a man's life after he
Security staff may have saved life of man seriously injured by bus in Croydon town centre
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Security guards at Croydon College rushed to try to save a man's life after he was hit by a bus in Croydon town centre. The pedestrian, believed to be in his twenties, was knocked down by in George Street, near East Croydon station, at about... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Investigation launched into claims Croydon Council staff data 'hacked by Isis'An investigation has been launched into claims Isis terrorists hacked the perso
Investigation launched into claims Croydon Council staff data 'hacked by Isis'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 17 days ago
An investigation has been launched into claims Isis terrorists hacked the personal details of Croydon Council staff. The names, email addresses and passwords of council workers were reported today to have been leaked online by the extremist group's... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Name, emails and passwords of Foreign Office and council staff 'hacked by Isil'The spreadsheet was first posted online by Australian Isil fighter and senior r
Name, emails and passwords of Foreign Office and council staff 'hacked by Isil'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
The spreadsheet was first posted online by Australian Isil fighter and senior recruiter Neil Prakash, who goes by the name of Abu Khaled al-Cambodi, on Wednesday, and purports to contain personal details of some 1,481 US military personnel. The... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Croydon's public health services to be hit by £1.3m cutsVital health services in Croydon are set to be hit by cuts of nearly £1.34m. S
Croydon's public health services to be hit by £1.3m cuts
Croydon Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
Vital health services in Croydon are set to be hit by cuts of nearly £1.34m. School nurses, domestic violence prevention and mental health support could be among the council-provided public health services hurt by slashed funding from central... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Nearly half of Croydon children 'not ready' to start school at age fiveNearly half of Croydon's children are "not ready" to start school by the age of
Nearly half of Croydon children 'not ready' to start school at age five
Croydon Guardian / Posted 18 days ago
Nearly half of Croydon's children are "not ready" to start school by the age of five, a new report has suggested. Only 56.5 per cent of the borough's school-starters were sufficiently developed, with thousands cognitively, socially and emotionally... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
'I'll do it every day if I have to', says horse-and-cart man who brought Croydon to standstill in parking-ticket protestThe driver of a horse and cart that brought town-centre traffic to a standstill
'I'll do it every day if I have to', says horse-and-cart man who brought Croydon to standstill in parking-ticket protest
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
The driver of a horse and cart that brought town-centre traffic to a standstill in an extraordinary protest has threatened to repeat it "every day". Ray Beecham blocked High Street, Croydon, with his horse and carriage for 20 minutes as part of a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Rubbish service? Croydon Council fines contractor over missed bin collectionsThe contractor that manages Croydon's waste disposal is to be fined thousands o
Rubbish service? Croydon Council fines contractor over missed bin collections
Croydon Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
The contractor that manages Croydon's waste disposal is to be fined thousands of pounds for repeatedly missing collections. Veolia is to be penalised by Croydon Council for a sixfold surge in failings after it implemented a new collection... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Legal challenge to landlord licences to be heard at High Court next weekA legal challenge to a council scheme that charges Croydon landlords for licenc
Legal challenge to landlord licences to be heard at High Court next week
Croydon Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
A legal challenge to a council scheme that charges Croydon landlords for licences for their properties is to be heard at the High Court next week. An application for a judicial review of the plans will be considered by a senior judge on Tuesday as... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Bizarre horse-and-cart 'protest' brings traffic to standstill in Croydon town centreI'm the man on the horse I'll put u all right and ur small minds at rest befor
Bizarre horse-and-cart 'protest' brings traffic to standstill in Croydon town centre
Croydon Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
I'm the man on the horse I'll put u all right and ur small minds at rest befor u comment on things get your facts right first no 1 I was not protesting Croydon council falsed me to move in to the town won't sort out my parking and housing needs so... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Campaigners against towers: 'It's high time Zac spoke out about developments closer to home'Richmond and north Kingston MP Zac Goldsmith has attacked proposals for a high-
Campaigners against towers: 'It's high time Zac spoke out about developments closer to home'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
Richmond and north Kingston MP Zac Goldsmith has attacked proposals for a high-rise development – but it is not one in Kingston, writes Beena Nadem. The Conservative London mayoral hopeful has spoken out over a 16-storey sky-scraper in Purley. Mr... Read more

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