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Whats on in Croydon Local News

Addiscombe cycle shop-owner who had record-breaking career

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: Further research into the archives at Croydon Minster has discovered another local who reached Olympic heights in the last century, writes DAVID MORGAN The Stockholm Olympics of 1912 were the last Games to be held before the Great … Continue reading → Inside Croydon …

From Croydon to Peckham, activists stand by asylum seekers

The civil disobedience action aimed at frustrating, delaying or even stopping altogether the removal of asylum seekers from their accommodation in south London on to other locations, including deportation to Rwanda, has shifted from Croydon’s Lunar House to Peckham today. … Continue reading → Inside Croydon …

Plumber convicted for converting toy guns into lethal weapons

A south London plumber who converted blank firing guns into lethal weapons has been jailed for seven years and two months following a National Crime Agency investigation. Evan Girdlestone, age 48, was arrested by officers from the NCA’s Armed Operations … Continue reading → Inside Croydon …

Two more Croydon music and dance festivals forced to cancel

Croydon’s calendar year as London’s Borough of Culture has not quite finished, but its dubious legacy appears to be sealed in failure after not one but two established festivals announced that they won’t take place in 2024. Croydon Pride posted … Continue reading → Inside Croydon …

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  • Anyone followed the Music Heritage Trail? Or even found it?
    by insidecroydon on July 18, 2024 at 4:09 pm

    Over the past week, Croydon Mayor Jason Perry and some of his chums from the local business community have been celebrating the ‘success’ (their word, not ours) of the year as the Borough of Culture. We sent ELSIE GOWERS off … Continue reading →

  • 7 councils ask Streeting to call-in children’s cancer decision
    by insidecroydon on July 18, 2024 at 2:05 pm

    Croydon has joined with six other local authorities from across south London and Surrey to issue a plea to the new Labour government’s health secretary to call-in plans to move children’s cancer care from The Royal Marsden Hospital at Belmont … Continue reading →

  • 153 Met police officers faced misconduct hearings in 2023
    by insidecroydon on July 18, 2024 at 12:46 pm

    The number of police officers who have faced hearings due to misconduct or incompetence has doubled since 2016, according to official data from City Hall. In total, 163 officers faced hearings in 2023, 153 of whom were facing allegations of … Continue reading →