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Double shooting attempted murder suspect to appear at Croydon Crown Court

Your Local Guardian:

3:23pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 23-year-old man charged with attempted murder after two people were shot in a South Croydon flat is to appear at Croydon Crown Court.

Cops wearing cameras 'to improve evidence'

Your Local Guardian:

2:12pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Police officers responding to 999 calls will come armed with a new weapon in the fight against crime from this week.

Knife crime and domestic violence are key priorities for Croydon's new borough commander

Your Local Guardian:

2:02pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Restoring confidence in the police, tackling domestic violence and working with the council and other service providers will be the main priorities of Croydon’s new top cop.

Council criticised for failing to take action at danger junction

Your Local Guardian:

10:05am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Croydon Council has come under fire for failing to make changes to a junction where two pedestrians were killed in road accidents within two months of each other.

Acclaimed playwright to bring Daniel Spargo-Mabbs's death to stage in play performed by former schoolmates

Your Local Guardian: Daniel Spargo-Mabbs

10:38am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An acclaimed playwright is to bring the tragic death of teenager Daniel Spargo-Mabbs to the stage.

One Direction boys perform at primary school - sort of

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Youngsters were the envy of children across the world when One Direction performed at their school – well, kind of.

Short-changed Croydon schools to get £278 extra per pupil from Government

Your Local Guardian: Busy classroom scene

5:32pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Schools in Croydon are to receive additional money after the Government unveiled plans to address an imbalance in funding.

Jail for burglar caught after public tipped off police

Your Local Guardian:

4:51pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A burglar caught after a tip off from the public has been jailed for two years.

Crystal Palace midfielder opens bookmakers

Your Local Guardian:

3:57pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Punters were hoping the recent Eagles good form would rub off on them when they met club legend and former England winger John Salako at a bookies.

Have your say on Wimbledon to Sutton Tramlink extension as four possible routes are revealed

Your Local Guardian:

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Four new routes a tram link between Sutton and Wimbledon could take have been revealed - and you can have your say on them.

Death crash driver is just as much a victim as grieving family, mother says

Your Local Guardian: Rita Short holds a picture of son Robert Prescott

7:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The heartbroken mother of a fatal crash victim says the driver is just as much a victim as she is.

Peaceful protest as £85,000 library fight continues

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Churchgoers have transformed themselves into peaceful protestors in their ongoing battle to turn a disused library into a community centre.

Stolen moped returned to owner within the hour

Your Local Guardian:

3:21pm Monday 21st July 2014

A moped reported stolen was returned to its owner within an hour following work from a pair of eagle-eyed police officers.

Fifth man charged with Downham murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire

Your Local Guardian:

12:24pm Monday 21st July 2014

Five men have now been charged with murdering entrepreneur Afyon Saint-Hilaire in Downham, who was stabbed and then crashed his car.

Con artist who lied about mother's heart attack to gain cash jailed

Your Local Guardian:

11:10am Monday 21st July 2014

An "utterly despicable" con artist who fabricated stories about seriously ill relatives to receive money has been jailed.

Family left with many questions after mother killed by car

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

The death of a mother who was hit by a car on her way home from a night out with her daughter ‘could have been avoided’, an inquest has heard.

World Food Market to continue

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

The World Food Market launched in Ruskin Square earlier this summer has been extended to run into next month.

Neon Jungle unlease new single and album

Your Local Guardian:

5:10am Sunday 20th July 2014

Fresh from their first big festival gigs, pop group Neon Jungle are raring to unleash their next single and debut album.

Boris Johnson selects Croydon to be one of only two food boroughs

Your Local Guardian:

7:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

Croydon is leading the way in the battle against obesity after being chosen by Boris Johnson as one of London’s two food boroughs.

Riverside café opens in Croydon’s Wandle Park

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Saturday 19th July 2014

A new café has opened in Wandle Park to add to the growing list of attractions for the increasing numbers of visitors who enjoy riverside walks in Croydon.

Daniel Spargo-Mabbs drugs death accused cleared of all charges

Your Local Guardian: Daniel Spargo-Mabbs

5:37pm Friday 18th July 2014

A youth accused of supplying ecstasy to a teenager who later died has been cleared of all charges

Police search for missing boy

Your Local Guardian:

5:28pm Friday 18th July 2014

A teenager has been missing since Wednesday.

Afyon Saint-Hilaire murder cops arrest sixth suspect

Your Local Guardian:

1:13pm Friday 18th July 2014

A sixth man has been arrested over the murder of Afyon Saint-Hilaire who died after being stabbed and crashing his car.

Body of missing woman reportedly found

Your Local Guardian:

10:59am Friday 18th July 2014

It is believed the body of a missing woman who was last seen in Purley has been found.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Your Local Guardian: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

10:20am Friday 18th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Double shooting suspect charged with attempted murder

Your Local Guardian:

5:51pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A 23-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a double shooting at a flat in Croydon.

Teens wanted after racially abusing mum and daughter

Your Local Guardian:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Police are appealing for help finding a pair of teenage girls who racially abused a mother and daughter.

Behind-the-scenes: Imperial War Museum to showcase 1,300 new items after £40m revamp

Your Local Guardian:

11:36am Thursday 17th July 2014

The brutality of war has been given a human face at long last in the £40m revamped Imperial War Museum (IWM).

Date set for South London Incinerator High Court showdown

Your Local Guardian: Shasha Khan is the candidate for Green party

10:01am Thursday 17th July 2014

A date has been set for a High Court hearing that will decide the fate of plans to build a controversial incinerator on a nature reserve.

Firefighters from across south London battle blaze at Cane Hill stables

Your Local Guardian:

9:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

Firefighters from across south London battled a blaze at a stables in Coulsdon throughout the night.

Electoral registration system to change for first time in 100 years

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Thousands of households will receive letters this summer with details about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years.

Man charged following police dog shooting incident

Your Local Guardian:

5:36pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A 40-year-old man arrested during a police raid in which a dog was shot dead has been charged with kidnap, GBH with intent and assault by penetration.

Heatwave alert issued as temperatures set to reach 29 degrees in London

Your Local Guardian: Use sunscreen: Watch those rays: Photo PA Photo/JupiterImages Corporation.

2:51pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Government's public health service has issued a heatwave warning as temperatures creep towards the 30 degrees Celsius mark in London and Surrey this week.

Thornton Heath man on murder charge to appear in court

Your Local Guardian:

9:31am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A 23-year-old man from Thornton Heath will be appearing in court today charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Downham.

UPDATE: Car found on remote country lane in hunt for missing Gravesend woman

Your Local Guardian:

8:18am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Kent Police is appealing for help to find a woman who has been reported as missing from Gravesend.

Car flips over in Coulsdon - driver suffers broken bones

Your Local Guardian:

9:02am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A driver had to be cut out of his car after it flipped onto its side in Coulsdon last night.

Croydon Council promises living wage

2:38pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Everyone who works for Croydon Council will receive a minimum of £8.80 an hour, a rate known as the London Living Wage, according to Croydon’s new council leader.

Man on trial over Daniel Spargo-Mabbs drugs death

Your Local Guardian:

5:23pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

The parents of a teenager who died after taking ecstasy at a rave listened in court as his friends told about the 'bad decision' they made to buy drugs that are believed to have killed him.

Officer admits 'gap in the law' let driver who almost killed teen go free

Your Local Guardian:

2:30pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A senior police officer has admitted a "gap in the law" meant a driver who ran a red light and seriously injured a teenager avoided jail.

House prices in London jump record 20 per cent

Your Local Guardian: webpix homes property estate agents agency

11:17am Tuesday 15th July 2014

House prices in London rose by a record annual rate of 20.1 per cent in May as overall growth in the UK climbed to 10.5 per cent, official figures showed today.

Man dies after Croydon car park fall

Your Local Guardian:

11:17am Monday 14th July 2014

A man has died after falling from a multi-storey car park.

New images connected to Croydon rave released by police

Your Local Guardian:

10:26am Monday 14th July 2014

Detectives investigating the disorder following the rave in Croydon where teenager Rio Andrew died have today released eight new images of people they would like to trace.

Met Police reserves jobs for Londoners only

Your Local Guardian: Surbiton police office slated for closure

9:39am Monday 14th July 2014

Police constables in London will be recruited exclusively from people who live in the capital, it has been announced today.

Watch out for 'leaky roof' scammer in Beddington

Your Local Guardian: Trading Standards warns of rogue traders in Somerset

9:41am Monday 14th July 2014

A scammer has been knocking on doors in Beddington and claiming he can fix roof leaks.

Teenager charged with stabbing

Your Local Guardian:

7:26pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A teenager has been charged with stabbing a fellow teen during a fight in Thornton Heath.

'Olympic scale' plans to transform Croydon include creating thousands of jobs and homes

Your Local Guardian:

6:10am Sunday 13th July 2014

Plans to transform Croydon will be discussed by the council.

Teenager in life-threatening condition after Thornton Heath stabbing

Your Local Guardian:

8:50am Saturday 12th July 2014

The 18-year-old victim was stabbed multiple times in the back, police said.

Flat used as animal shelter the centre of a bitter dispute

Your Local Guardian:

5:30am Saturday 12th July 2014

A bitter row has broken out between animal lovers accused of "hoarding" cats and neighbours who claim the furry creatures are making their lives a misery.

Rise in use of laughing gas in Carshalton and Coulsdon prompts police warning

Your Local Guardian:

4:01pm Friday 11th July 2014

A rise in reports of teenagers inhaling laughing gas in parks and public places has prompted a police warning.

More countdown clocks to appear at road crossings, announces TfL

Your Local Guardian:

3:10pm Friday 11th July 2014

More pedestrian crossings will get "how-long-have-I-got?" countdown signs as part of a new safety action plan for London's roads.

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