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The 'disgusting mountain of rubbish' in Croydon where rats and foxes 'scurry around'

Overflowing rubbish includes house hold waste, thrown away food and even babies nappies

Rats and foxes have been allegedly been spotted "scurrying around" a pile of rubbish which has built up outside a block of flats in Croydon over the past four weeks.

Described as ...

2019-05-22 21:47 open_in_new
The 'disgusting mountain of rubbish' in Croydon where rats and foxes 'scurry around'

Overflowing rubbish includes house hold waste, thrown away food and even babies nappies

Rats and foxes have been allegedly been spotted "scurrying around" a pile of rubbish which has built up outside a block of flats in Croydon over the past four weeks.

Described as ...

2019-05-22 21:47 open_in_new
Hunt for man who brutally attacked pensioner in Penge and left him covered in blood

The 80-year-old victim was chased by his attacker before being shoved

Police are hunting for a man who brutally attacked a pensioner in Penge, leaving him unconscious and with serious injuries.

The 80-year-old victim was shoved in the back by his attacker after a verbal altercation ...

2019-05-22 19:41 open_in_new
Hunt for man who brutally attacked pensioner in Penge and left him covered in blood

The 80-year-old victim was chased by his attacker before being shoved

Police are hunting for a man who brutally attacked a pensioner in Penge, leaving him unconscious and with serious injuries.

The 80-year-old victim was shoved in the back by his attacker after a verbal altercation ...

2019-05-22 19:41 open_in_new
Tributes paid to chairman of Croydon's iconic House of Reeves who has died

Maurice Reeves was 88 when he died earlier this month

The chairman of one of Croydon's most iconic businesses, fondly known throughout the borough, has died. 

Maurice Reeves had been in charge of House of Reeves from 1982, and helped keep the company afloat following the 2011 ...

2019-05-22 18:38 open_in_new
Tributes paid to chairman of Croydon's iconic House of Reeves who has died

Maurice Reeves was 88 when he died earlier this month

The chairman of one of Croydon's most iconic businesses, fondly known throughout the borough, has died. 

Maurice Reeves had been in charge of House of Reeves from 1982, and helped keep the company afloat following the 2011 ...

2019-05-22 18:38 open_in_new
Demand for answers on why police investigation into Croydon tram crash is taking so long

A lawyer representing one of the bereaved families says the length of the investigation is a 'national disgrace'

A Croydon MP has questioned why the police investigation into the Croydon tram crash is taking so long.

Sarah Jones, MP for Croydon Central, has demanded answers in a ...

2019-05-22 17:35 open_in_new
Mitcham stabbing: Attacker remains at large after 20-year-old knifed in Lammas Avenue

The victim's condition was initially thought to be "life-threatening"

Police have provided an update on the condition of a man who was stabbed in Mitcham town centre.

The 20-year-old victim was seen fighting with another man with weapons in Lammas Avenue at 12pm on Tuesday (May ...

2019-05-22 15:29 open_in_new
Mitcham stabbing: Attacker remains at large after 20-year-old knifed in Lammas Avenue

The victim's condition was initially thought to be "life-threatening"

Police have provided an update on the condition of a man who was stabbed in Mitcham town centre.

The 20-year-old victim was seen fighting with another man with weapons in Lammas Avenue at 12pm on Tuesday (May ...

2019-05-22 15:29 open_in_new
Gun-wielding Wallington robber jumped on counter threatening post office staff

Police found a handgun in the 53-year-old's home matching the description of the weapon used in the robbery

A gun-wielding robber jumped up on the counter of a family-run post office to threaten someone working there before stealing more than £2,000.

A member of staff was getting ...

2019-05-22 14:26 open_in_new
Gun-wielding Wallington robber jumped on counter threatening post office staff

Police found a handgun in the 53-year-old's home matching the description of the weapon used in the robbery

A gun-wielding robber jumped up on the counter of a family-run post office to threaten someone working there before stealing more than £2,000.

A member of staff was getting ...

2019-05-22 14:26 open_in_new
Appeal to find girl, 13, missing from Croydon last spotted late at night

Safire Burrell has been missing since last night

The Metropolitan Police is appealing to find a teenager who has been reported missing from Croydon.

Safire Burrell, who is just 13 years old, was last seen at 10pm on Tuesday (May 21) at Croydon station.

Officers are appealing ...

2019-05-22 12:21 open_in_new
Appeal to find girl, 13, missing from Croydon last spotted late at night

Safire Burrell has been missing since last night

The Metropolitan Police is appealing to find a teenager who has been reported missing from Croydon.

Safire Burrell, who is just 13 years old, was last seen at 10pm on Tuesday (May 21) at Croydon station.

Officers are appealing ...

2019-05-22 12:21 open_in_new
Trains through Purley disrupted due to 'passengers causing a disturbance'

Trains are being cancelled or delayed

Trains running through Purley are at risk of being cancelled or delayed due to "passengers causing a disturbance".

Services travelling through the station are being disrupted in both directions on Monday morning (May 20) due to an ...

2019-05-22 11:17 open_in_new
Trains through Purley disrupted due to 'passengers causing a disturbance'

Trains are being cancelled or delayed

Trains running through Purley are at risk of being cancelled or delayed due to "passengers causing a disturbance".

Services travelling through the station are being disrupted in both directions on Monday morning (May 20) due to an ...

2019-05-22 11:17 open_in_new
Sutton Police need your help to find Frank Dickson who's wanted in connection with a GBH incident

If you see him call 999

Police in Sutton have called on the public to help them locate a wanted man.

Frank Dickson is wanted in connection with a GBH incident that happened back in August 2017.

Police were looking for Dickson soon after the incident happened nearly two years ...

2019-05-21 16:23 open_in_new
Former JLS star Oritse Williams from Croydon accused of raping 'zombified' woman

His co-accused is Jamien Nagadhana from Hounslow

Former JLS member Oritse Williams attempted to have sex with a "spaced out and zombified" woman and then raped her when she returned to his hotel room to look for her phone, a court has heard.

The ex-star denies raping the ...

2019-05-21 13:14 open_in_new
A hugely popular Croydon bakery is closing after more than 40 years

Michael Brown's Bakery will shut at the weekend

A popular Croydon bakery which has been operating in the borough for more than 40 years is to permanently close.

Michael Brown's Bakery is closing its last remaining branch on Brighton Road, South Croydon due to a "change in ...

2019-05-20 21:29 open_in_new
A hugely popular Croydon bakery is closing after more than 40 years

Michael Brown's Bakery will shut at the weekend

A popular Croydon bakery which has been operating in the borough for more than 40 years is to permanently close.

Michael Brown's Bakery is closing its last remaining branch on Brighton Road, South Croydon due to a "change in ...

2019-05-20 21:29 open_in_new
CCTV of women suspected of robbing elderly woman in Croydon town centre

The elderly woman had a substantial amount of money stolen and is now 'anxious' to leave the house

Detectives are hunting for two women after an elderly woman had a substantial amount of money robbed from her in Croydon , leaving her "anxious" to leave the house.

The ...

2019-05-20 17:17 open_in_new
CCTV of women suspected of robbing elderly woman in Croydon town centre

The elderly woman had a substantial amount of money stolen and is now 'anxious' to leave the house

Detectives are hunting for two women after an elderly woman had a substantial amount of money robbed from her in Croydon , leaving her "anxious" to leave the house.

The ...

2019-05-20 17:17 open_in_new