• Man-sized deal

    Croydon men are being sold to the highest bidder - as part of a charity auction. Mizna Quraisi has organised the sale to raise money for Voluntary Services Overseas. Winning bidders at the auction will get the services of one of the volunteer men for

  • Autumn activities

    Croydon youth service's new autumn programme, which contains information on what's happening around the borough, is now available. The leaflet, available as hard copy or online, tells parents about youth clubs, specialist centres, groups, drop-in sessions

  • Bats fly into darkness to escape river lights

    A survey of bat activity on the Thames last week found that bats are much happier in Richmond than Kingston - where too much light is driving the furry mammals away. The survey, commissioned by the Environment Agency, was carried out by bat workers Alison

  • Local pub does it Cannes style

    An aspiring film director from Shirley hopes to make his mark in the industry by organising a small film festival at a local pub. Former Croydon College film student Scott Hodges, 22, will be showcasing his own work as well as short films made by other

  • Fire is doused

    A Walton man had a lucky escape when his kitchen caught fire after he left an oil-pan unattended. Firefighters from Walton and Esher were on the scene to put out the blaze and ventilate the flat at Bradshaw House, Bishop's Hill, last Friday. The occupant