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Neil Warnock to return to Crystal Palace FC as manager after Malky Mackay is ruled out over text scandal

Neil Warnock to return to Crystal Palace FC as manager after Malky Mackay is ruled out over text scandal

Crystal Palace FC have chosen Neil Warnock to be their new manager, just four years after he left the South Norwood-based club. Palace turned to Warnock after ruling out first choice Malky Mackay when the Scot was reported to have used homophobic, racist and sexist language in text message exchanges…

Missing schoolgirl has been found in Croydon

Missing schoolgirl has been found in Croydon

Police hunting for a missing schoolgirl found her safe and well in Croydon yesterday afternoon, ending a two week search. Natasha Sandford, 15 years old from Caterham, had last been seen on August 10, and Surrey police appealed to Croydon’s residents and shopkeepers to look out for her after public transport…

Duwayne Brooks hails new reforms of controversial police stop and search laws as “a great thing”

Duwayne Brooks hails new reforms of controversial police stop and search laws as “a great thing”

Changes to controversial police stop and search laws will be “a great thing”, Duwayne Brooks told BBC London Radio this morning. Brooks, a Lib-Dem councillor in Lewisham, who ran for Mayor of the borough earlier this year, is the stop and search Advisor to the Deputy Mayor of London. A…

Driver in custody after paramedics lose battle to save pensioner fatally injured in Croydon road collision

Driver in custody after paramedics lose battle to save pensioner fatally injured in Croydon road collision

Police arrested have arrested a driver after his car hit a pensioner in a fatal road accident in Croydon. Officers on routine patrol discovered the incident in Selsdon Park Road, at around 9am on Saturday morning. The 79-year-old man was taken to St Georges Hospital, Tooting, but was pronounced dead…

East London schools chalk up top marks for GCSEs – but some ‘could do better’ as English grades fall nationally

East London schools chalk up top marks for GCSEs – but  some ‘could do better’ as English grades fall nationally

There was joy and sorrow for thousands of pupils – and their parents – across the Eastlondonlines boroughs today as the results for GCSEs were published. Most Tower Hamlets schools were on the up and Lewisham’s youngsters chalked up a bumper year with many pupils grabbing a hatful of A*…

Train passengers warned to expect nine days of delays as London Bridge closure affects swathes of south London

Train passengers warned to expect nine days of delays as London Bridge closure affects swathes of south London

Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays when London Bridge  station partially closes for nine days at the end of this month as part of a multi-million pound rebuild. First Capital Connect and Southern trains will not call at the the station from this Saturday, August 23 until Monday,…

Police appeal to missing schoolgirl to let them know she is safe after she fails to contact family for twelve days

Police appeal to missing schoolgirl to let them know she is safe after she fails to contact family for twelve days

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing schoolgirl Natasha Sandford, who may be in Croydon. Natasha, 15, was last seen at around 10.20am on August 10 in Foxon Lane, Caterham and it extremely out of character for her to go so long without making contact with her friends or…

Croydon £3.2m investment plans criticised by traders

Croydon £3.2m investment plans criticised by traders

Plans to spend millions of pounds landscaping Croydon’s London Road area have been slammed by traders and residents who say the council and police need to clean up the streets first.   A £3.2 million council scheme to plant trees, install cycle stands and widen pavements is to start later this…

HMV heads back to Croydon after 14-month absence

HMV heads back to Croydon after 14-month absence

  HMV the music and film retailer is due to re-open in Croydon on September 4. The new store will be located at 38 – 40 North End, the same street it traded in for over 20 years before closing 14 months ago. HMV was a victim of the economic…

Victims of Hackney sex attacker share ordeals to encourage others to report the ‘monster’ photographer

Victims of Hackney sex attacker share ordeals to encourage others to report the ‘monster’ photographer

Two models who were sexually assaulted by a Hackney fashion photographer tell ELL of their ordeals in the hope they may encourage other victims to come forward. Photographer Shaun Colclogh, 40, was handed a seven year sentence for assault at the Snaresbrook Crown Court on August 1, 2014. The two…

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