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Pick of the Line, October 5 – 11 (Black History Month)

Pick of the Line, October 5 – 11 (Black History Month)

This week’s Pick of the Line is a Black History Month special. We’ve brought together a varied line up of the best events celebrating and adding to the rich history of black life in our boroughs, from historical tours to spoken word. Dig in!…

Irish loan sale could be key to control of Whitgift

Irish loan sale could be key to control of Whitgift

Rival developers are eying an Irish debt sale that could see one of them secure a majority stake in Croydon’s Whitgift Centre.…

Two years for coach who groped boy’s genitals

Two years for coach who groped boy’s genitals

A football coach from Forest Hill has been jailed for two years for sexually assaulting a boy who was injured at the training ground where he worked.…

Public meeting over Upper Norwood Library plans

Public meeting over Upper Norwood Library plans

Plans to hand Upper Norwood Joint Library over to a community group but cut over £100,000 of its funding will go before the council’s scrutiny committee this Friday.…

Son still in coma as cops seek new witnesses

Son still in coma as cops seek new witnesses

Croydon police are repeating an appeal for witnesses regarding a violent assault that left a father in hospital and his son in a coma last year.…

MP and former minister Malcolm Wicks dies at 65

MP and former minister Malcolm Wicks dies at 65

Labour MP for Croydon North Malcolm Wicks has died aged 65 after a twenty-year career serving his borough.…

Valuable sculpture isn’t safe here, council told

Valuable sculpture isn’t safe here, council told

A sculpture owned by Tower Hamlets but on loan to Yorkshire for over 15 years may be auctioned off because it is too tempting a target for metal thieves.…

Tony McCluskie admits killing sister Gemma

Tony McCluskie admits killing sister Gemma

The brother of Gemma McCluskie has admitted responsibility for killing her and dumping her body in Regent’s Canal before the Old Bailey.…

Pick of the Line, September 28 – October 4 (Freshers’ special)

Pick of the Line, September 28 – October 4 (Freshers’ special)

This week we bring you a fresher’s week special of Pick of the Line. Apologies to our regular readers if this makes them feel old (or simply grumpy) – normal service will resume next week. We’ve collated events from across the University of London family and London Met, including the…

Boris sends incinerator back to drawing board

Boris sends incinerator back to drawing board

The Mayor’s office has moved to block controversial plans for a waste incinerator on the border of Croydon and Sutton.…

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