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Car destroyed in Croydon garage fire which is under investigation

It took more than two hours to get the fire under control

A car and a nearby garden shed in Croydon were destroyed after a fire broke out late at night.

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) sent crews to a garage ablaze on Sumner Road, near West Croydon station, shortly after midnight on ...

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Car destroyed in Croydon garage fire which is under investigation

It took more than two hours to get the fire under control

A car and a nearby garden shed in Croydon were destroyed after a fire broke out late at night.

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) sent crews to a garage ablaze on Sumner Road, near West Croydon station, shortly after midnight on ...

today 18:11 open_in_new
The incredibly brave Croydon schoolgirl who saved her mum's life when she collapsed at home

Rihanna Malcolm-Moore did what many nine-year-old children would have struggled to do

There are not many adults - let alone children - who can say they have saved a person's life.

But this Croydon schoolgirl can say just that.

Rihanna Malcolm-Moore, aged nine, acted with ...

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The incredibly brave Croydon schoolgirl who saved her mum's life when she collapsed at home

Rihanna Malcolm-Moore did what many nine-year-old children would have struggled to do

There are not many adults - let alone children - who can say they have saved a person's life.

But this Croydon schoolgirl can say just that.

Rihanna Malcolm-Moore, aged nine, acted with ...

today 22:14 open_in_new
Croydon tram crash: £1.5million to be spent improving tram safety so tragedy 'never happens again'

The new tram safety body will drive forward much-needed safety improvements across the UK tram industry

It's been more than two years since Croydon experienced one of its darkest ever days.

The tram crash in November 2016 left seven people dead and more than 60 others injured. ...

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Croydon tram crash: £1.5million to be spent improving tram safety so tragedy 'never happens again'

The new tram safety body will drive forward much-needed safety improvements across the UK tram industry

It's been more than two years since Croydon experienced one of its darkest ever days.

The tram crash in November 2016 left seven people dead and more than 60 others injured. ...

yesterday 15:56 open_in_new
Croydon arts hub Matthews Yard will be bulldozed to make way for new tower block

The community arts centre will move to a new home as it's replaced by an eight-storey block of 55 flats

There have been months of uncertainty over the future of Croydon 's community arts centre, Matthews Yard.

But now, its fate has finally been sealed.

A block of flats on the ...

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Croydon arts hub Matthews Yard will be bulldozed to make way for new tower block

The community arts centre will move to a new home as it's replaced by an eight-storey block of 55 flats

There have been months of uncertainty over the future of Croydon 's community arts centre, Matthews Yard.

But now, its fate has finally been sealed.

A block of flats on the ...

yesterday 14:53 open_in_new
Alfie Lamb death: Adrian Hoare's troubled past revealed

The Croydon boy's mum was found guilty of child cruelty but cleared of manslaughter

Alfie Lamb was little more than three years old when his name made headlines around the UK.

His tragic death and the subsequent Old Bailey trial of his mother and her boyfriend shocked the ...

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Thorpe Park's much-loved log flume ride is closing for good

The popular ride attracted some famous faces including actor Sean Bean

If you didn’t go to Thorpe Park and come out soaked from Logger's Leap, frankly you were deprived as a child.

For those who don’t know, it was the ride worth queueing (hours and hours) for.

You hopped ...

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Thorpe Park's much-loved log flume ride is closing for good

The popular ride attracted some famous faces including actor Sean Bean

If you didn’t go to Thorpe Park and come out soaked from Logger's Leap, frankly you were deprived as a child.

For those who don’t know, it was the ride worth queueing (hours and hours) for.

You hopped ...

yesterday 01:14 open_in_new
Incredible £6.5 million youth centre in Croydon is almost ready to open

"It will impact the whole community not just young people"

We are always hearing that there is not much to do as a young person, but in Croydon that is set to change this summer.

The £6.5 million Legacy Youth Zone off Whitehorse Road is set to open.

The new youth centre ...

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Incredible £6.5 million youth centre in Croydon is almost ready to open

"It will impact the whole community not just young people"

We are always hearing that there is not much to do as a young person, but in Croydon that is set to change this summer.

The £6.5 million Legacy Youth Zone off Whitehorse Road is set to open.

The new youth centre ...

yesterday 23:08 open_in_new
Alfie Lamb: Mugshots of Adrian Hoare and Stephen Waterson released after toddler's mum found guilty of child cruelty

Stephen Waterson was found guilty of witness intimidation

The mother of a three-year-old boy allegedly crushed by a car seat has been found guilty of child cruelty.

Adrian Hoare, 23 allegedly failed to prevent her boyfriend Stephen Waterson, 25, from squashing Alfie Lamb in the ...

2019-02-21 21:59 open_in_new
Alfie Lamb trial: Adrian Hoare found guilty of child cruelty but cleared of manslaughter after tot crushed to death

Three-year-old Alfie was crushed to death in an Audi in February last year

Alfie Lamb was just three-and-a-half years old when he was made to sit in the footwell of a blue Audi convertible on a journey from Sutton to Croydon.

During that journey, his mum's boyfriend twice moved his ...

2019-02-21 21:59 open_in_new
Police name man charged with Croydon High Street stabbing

The 34-year-old man has been charged with grevious bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon

Police have charged a man with a shocking stabbing in a busy part of Croydon town centre.

A 42-year-old man was rushed to hospital after being stabbed in the chest on ...

2019-02-21 14:38 open_in_new
Former South Croydon nursery will not become a 'doss house' insists council

It will be turned into flats for the homeless despite some objections from neighbours

This striking building has had a varied past. It's been used as a day nursery for children.

It's been taken over by squatters. And it's been empty for a long time, too.

Now, 25 Warham Road in ...

2019-02-21 11:29 open_in_new
There are at least 6 different names for someone from Croydon

But which one is the right one?

So, you're from Croydon, but what's the correct term to describe that? Apart from "lucky" of course.

It's a debate which has rocked the town for decades, and probably since the place exists.

When we last checked, residents of Croydon ...

2019-02-21 11:29 open_in_new
There are at least 6 different names for someone from Croydon

But which one is the right one?

So, you're from Croydon, but what's the correct term to describe that? Apart from "lucky" of course.

It's a debate which has rocked the town for decades, and probably since the place exists.

When we last checked, residents of Croydon ...

2019-02-21 11:29 open_in_new
Former South Croydon nursery will not become a 'doss house' insists council

It will be turned into flats for the homeless despite some objections from neighbours

This striking building has had a varied past. It's been used as a day nursery for children.

It's been taken over by squatters. And it's been empty for a long time, too.

Now, 25 Warham Road in ...

2019-02-21 11:29 open_in_new
'I had my dark moments': The grief of a Croydon mum who lost her son to knife crime

Yemi Hughes has spoken to MyLondon about the death of 19-year-old Andre in 2016

"I can’t believe it’s still happening. You think that somebody with a bit of power is going to intervene. But clearly not."

Yemi Hughes is one of too many mothers who has felt the pain of ...

2019-02-21 10:26 open_in_new