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Council defies Cameron over home extensions

Council defies Cameron over home extensions

A leading member of Croydon council has come out in opposition to government plans to relax building regulations.…

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.…

Libraries outsourcing down to final three bids

Libraries outsourcing down to final three bids

The identity of the final three bidders for the privatisation of Croydon’s public libraries has been confirmed.…

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.…

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.…

Allders mall saved as store finally succumbs

Allders mall saved as store finally succumbs

Shops in the historic Allders Mall are clinging on to life after the giant department store which houses them closed its doors on Sunday.…

Stiletto Walk to highlight human trafficking

Stiletto Walk to highlight human trafficking

High-heel clad activists took to the streets of Croydon this weekend to raise awareness of human trafficking.…

Lloyds security chief jailed for £2.5m fraud

Lloyds security chief jailed for £2.5m fraud

A former Lloyds bank worker from south Croydon has been jailed for five years for committing the fraud she was employed to prevent.…