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[Video] LibDem Assembly candidate Abigail Lock

[Video] LibDem Assembly candidate Abigail Lock

Abigail Lock, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Croydon and Sutton, met EastLondonLines to discuss her campaign. In the videos below, she explains why the borough needs its police sergeants back, why she backs the Croydon incinerator and why she deserves your vote.…

Eighth man arrested over August riots murder

Eighth man arrested over August riots murder

An eighth man has been arrested in the investigation into the murder of Trevor Ellis, who was killed in Croydon during the riots in August last year. The 24-year-old man was arrested on March 19, and released on bail until a later date in April pending further enquiries.…

Bike ride along river Ravensbourne south bound from Lewisham to Bromley

Bike ride along river Ravensbourne south bound from Lewisham to Bromley

This cycle route will take you from Ladywell train station through Ladywell Fields, along the river Ravensbourne and all the way down to Cator Park in Bromley. We highly recommend this ride, which largely follows the Ravensbourne downstream, interspersed by some lovely places to have a picnic or just lie…

Former police officer admits benefits fraud

Former police officer admits benefits fraud

A former police officer who admitted falsely claiming over £45,000 in benefits while living in Austrailia has been given a 12-month suspended sentence. Vanessa Turner, who worked for Surrey Police, was living in Australia while claiming nearly £38,000 in housing benefit, £5,686 in council tax benefit and £3,327 in income…

Croydon plans to ban spitting in public

Croydon plans to ban spitting in public

Croydon could become a phlegm-free area as the council proposes a ban on spitting in the borough. The plan was inspired by Enfield Council’s application for a bylaw to make spitting in public illegal.…

Seventh man arrested over riots murder

Seventh man arrested over riots murder

A seventh man has been arrested in the investigation into the murder of Trevor Ellis, who was killed in Croydon during the riots in August last year.…

Council seeks new bids for new primary school

Council seeks new bids for new primary school

Croydon Council is seeking a new sponsor to open and run a new primary school in Croydon by September 2012, after rejecting several existing bids.…

Carers centre needs support for new minibus

Carers centre needs support for new minibus

A local charity for disabled people in Croydon is trying to raise £6,000 for a new minibus, after its old one fell foul of emissions regulations.…

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.…