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Rents for council tenants may rise by £383

Rents for council tenants may rise by £383

Croydon council tenants could face rent increases of £7.37 per week from April this year. The eight per cent increase will be put to the council for approval on Monday February 27, after the Tenants and Leaseholders Panel agreed it to on February 1.…

Peep Show tours “UK’s most interesting town”

Peep Show tours “UK’s most interesting town”

Tracking the misadventures of Peep Show’s Jeremy and Mark is no longer confined to a night in watching 4oD, now you can literally follow in their footsteps on a guided tour of their favourite haunts in Croydon.…

Hundreds of shoppers evacuated following chemical incident

Hundreds of shoppers evacuated following chemical incident

Hundreds of customers were evacuated from Grants Shopping Centre in Croydon after a chemical incident on Monday at 11am.…

Trams and roads closed in Croydon next week

Trams and roads closed in Croydon next week

Tram services in Croydon will see severe disruption next week, as London Tramlink will be carrying out essential planned work.…

Name change may save Croydon Athletic FC

Name change may save Croydon Athletic FC

Croydon Athletic club, which was shutdown last month following a series of controversies, is now expecting a resurrection as a committee decided on a name-change this week.…

Uncertain future for Kenley police station

Uncertain future for Kenley police station

The future of Kenley Police Station is uncertain, the Metropolitan Police Service has announced, admitting that it may fall victim to national policing cuts.…

Croydon Advertiser bows to pressure over sex ads

Croydon Advertiser bows to pressure over sex ads

The Croydon Advertiser has dropped adverts for ‘adult services’ from its pages following pressure from activists and police. Eastlondonlines reported in December that the paper’s owners Northcliffe Media had promised to reform their advertising policy from January 1 after warnings that escort services and massage parlours could support human trafficking.…

Hughes pleads not guilty to Purley assault charge

Hughes pleads not guilty to Purley assault charge

Lee Hughes, a Notts County footballer, has pleaded ‘not guilty’ this morning after being charged with sexual assault last week after an alleged incident at a Croydon hotel in December.…

Party pub loses its license following lock-ins

Party pub loses its license following lock-ins

The Pitlake Arms pub on Wadden New Road was closed by Croydon Council this week, following a series of complaints made to police about the way the pub is run.…

Six months on, Croydon rioters top the arrest list

Six months on, Croydon rioters top the arrest list

Most arrests made in the riots in London last August were made in Croydon, Met Police figures have revealed.…