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Fifth man charged in connection to Downham death

Fifth man charged in connection to Downham death

A fifth man has been charged with murder and conspiracy to rob in connection with the death of a 22-year-old man in Bromley last Sunday (July 13). Shyheim Green, 19, address unknown, will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates’ Court today (July 19). Green joins Lance Slowley, 22, and Vishal…

Carnival atmosphere returns to West Croydon tomorrow

Carnival atmosphere returns to West Croydon tomorrow

This Sunday (July 20), South London’s biggest carnival, much like this week’s weather, will bring some extra warmth and colour to the already vibrant streets of West Croydon. The West Croydon Carnival of Cultures was first launched in 2011 in response to the London riots, and aims to bring people…

‘Utterly despicable’ Croydon scammer jailed for 15 months

‘Utterly despicable’ Croydon scammer jailed for 15 months

A con artist has been jailed for 15 months after committing a series of doorstep scams targeting victims in Croydon. Sherene Simmons, 32, of Dalmally Road, deceived her victims into believing that she needed financial aid to help seriously ill family members. She would show up unexpectedly at her victim’s…

Report highlights alarming rise in food assistance

Report highlights alarming rise in food assistance

The number of homeless and poor people seeking food assistance on the doorstep of Croydon Town Hall has reached record levels, according to a report from a local charity. Nightwatch’s Annual Report for 2014 highlights a dramatic increase since 2013 in the number of clients visiting the Queen’s Gardens on…

Second Croydon man charged in connection to death

Second Croydon man charged in connection to death

A second Croydon man has been charged with murder and conspiracy to rob in connection with the death of a 22-year-old man in Bromley last Sunday (July 13). Vishal Deowram, 18, of Thornton Heath was arrested yesterday (July 16), becoming the fourth man to be charged. He joins Lance Slowley,…

Appeal for missing woman last seen in Croydon

Appeal for missing woman last seen in Croydon

  Kent Police are appealing for help to trace a missing woman last seen in Croydon on July 13, 2014. Jane Sylvia Dale, 40, was reported missing at 4.30pm on Monday after she failed to return from a trip to Croydon on Sunday afternoon. The mother of three drove away from her home…

Crystal Palace romp to 13-1 victory in pre-season opener

Crystal Palace romp to 13-1 victory in pre-season opener

Crystal Palace’s pre-season began with a bang tonight as they smashed 13 past GAK Graz in Austria in a dominant display of attacking football. Stephen Dobbie was ruthless in front of goal, netting four times, with Glenn Murray, Jonathan Williams and Joe Ledley all grabbing a brace. GAK, who play…

Croydon man among three charged with murder

Croydon man among three charged with murder

  A Croydon man is among three charged with murder and conspiracy to rob in connection with the death of a 22-year-old man in Bromley last Sunday (July 13). Lance Slowley, 22, of Thornton Heath has been remanded in custody, together with Marcus El-Alfy, 18, of Bromley and Jordache Smith-Challis,…

Chamakh rejected other English clubs to stay at Palace

Chamakh rejected other English clubs to stay at Palace

  Crystal Palace striker, Marouane Chamakh, has put pen to paper on a new deal, revealing he rejected other English clubs to prolong his stay at Selhurst Park. The former Arsenal player ended speculation about his future when he agreed to a new two-year deal last Friday. In his first…

Purley hairdressers raise money for Cancer Research

Purley hairdressers raise money for Cancer Research

  Three hairdressers cut a dash at a Croydon fun run in aid of cancer research as they raised money wearing pink tutus. Louise Flood, 34, and fellow crimpers from Purley salon, Cutting It Fine, took part in the Race For Life in Lloyd Park on Sunday (July 13) after…