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Police seize cash and cannabis in house raid

Police seize cash and cannabis in house raid

Police have seized a large amount of cannabis and an estimated £60,000 in cash following two raids in Croydon this morning.…

Protesters rally against advice centre cuts

Protesters rally against advice centre cuts

Croydon Councillors and Labour party activists spent International Women’s Day rallying outside the Family Justice Centre in Croydon, in protest against funding cuts.…

Big names come out for hospice fundraiser

Big names come out for hospice fundraiser

Comedians Jo Brand and Kevin Day are to take part in fundraiser for St Christopher’s Hospice in Crystal Palace.…

Three in court over death of Croydon teenager

Three in court over death of Croydon teenager

Three men have appeared at the Old Bailey charged with the murder of Croydon teenager Kelvin Chibueze, who was stabbed to death last August.…

Residents’ consultation on incinerator plan

Residents’ consultation on incinerator plan

Waste company Viridor will consult with the residents of four partner boroughs, including Croydon, on its plans to build a £200m incinerator in Beddington.…

Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for strangling wife

Man sentenced to 12 years in prison for strangling wife

A Croydon man was sentenced at the Old Bailey today to a minimum of 12 years in prison for murdering his wife.…

Croydon teenager jailed for smuggling cocaine

Croydon teenager jailed for smuggling cocaine

A teenager from Croydon who was caught smuggling £400,000 worth of cocaine through a Miami airport was sentenced yesterday to a year behind bars. Ayesha Olivia Niles, 18, of Vermont Road, Upper Norwood, was arrested at Miami International airport on October 21, 2011. She was held at a juvenile detention…

Disused bar to become Sainsbury’s supermarket

Disused bar to become Sainsbury’s supermarket

The Manhattan, a disused bar on Croydon High Street, is to be transformed into a Sainsbury’s supermarket.…

Local snappers have their hour at Clocktower show

Local snappers have their hour at Clocktower show

The Croydon Clocktower cafe is exhibiting the work of local photographers as part of a new series of shows by borough arts champion Click Clock.…

Marine’s mother speaks: my son needed help

Marine’s mother speaks: my son needed help

The bereaved mother of a Croydon commando who committed suicide after service in Afghanistan tells of her son’s anger after returning home.…