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Owner of car that caused huge East Croydon bomb scare ‘left vehicle overnight due to flat tyre’

This post was first published by My London on 06/02/2020. A car that sparked a huge police response in Croydon due to it being reported as suspicious was reportedly abandoned by its owner because it had a “flat tyre”. Emergency services were called to Dingwall Road at 8.46am on Thursday (February 6) after a member of the public […]

Mar 03, 2020 0 comments
Politics

Why you don’t get to vote for a mayor for Croydon at the moment but some people think you should

This post was first published by My London on 10/02/2020. A new campaign for a democratically elected mayor of Croydon (DEMOC) launched in Purley on Wednesday night (February 5). Around 200 people gathered in Christ Church Primary School to hear more about the proposal. At the moment the leader of Croydon Council is Tony Newman, he was chosen […]

Mar 03, 2020 0 comments
Business

Bosses are defending the huge amount spent on Croydon’s Fairfield Halls after terrible ticket sales

This post was first published by My London on 12/02/2020. Croydon’s Fairfield Halls re-opened after a massive revamp late last year, but despite the town getting a shiny new venue, it’s still been dogged by controversy. Reviews online by members of the public have suggested that many people think not enough has changed about the venue […]

Mar 03, 2020 0 comments
Business

The exciting new plans for Croydon’s empty Maplin store

This post was first published by My London on 13/02/2020. A new town centre home has finally been secured for Croydon’s popular community hub, Matthews Yard. The arts and community centre has been forced to move from its former Surrey Street home because the site is to be re-developed. But it’s now been announced it will […]

Mar 03, 2020 0 comments
Business

Here’s what certain streets in Croydon looked like 10 years ago – you won’t believe the difference

This post was first published by My London on 14/02/2020. The area looks unrecognisable (Image: David Cook) A little bit of nostalgia is lovely now and again. If you’ve lived somewhere for many years it’s quite nice to sit back and reminisce about what places used to look like. Or even if you’ve only just moved somewhere, […]

Feb 28, 2020 0 comments