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  1. Major travel disruption expected in Croydon after train crashes into tree in Upper WarlinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Croydon Guardian

    Major travel disruption in Croydon is expected to last into the afternoon after a train crashed into a tree in Upper Warlingham. A Southern Rail spokesman said: "Earlier today the 6.08am London Bridge to Uckfield struck a tree that had fallen on to the track in the Upper Warlingham area.

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  2. Waltham Forest is one of the front-runners to become the first borough of cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Guardian-series.co.uk

    The Mayor of London is set to announce the first-ever London Borough of Culture at City Hall on Tuesday. The winner will receive more than A 1 million in funding to support local arts and culture projects, as well as a further A 300,000 grant from the City Bridge Trust.

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  3. Max Dupain image reveals artist who captured Taree's shipbuilding historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Wingham Chronicle

    ... The photograph is now part of the National Portrait Gallery collection. "Robert Emerson Curtis was born in Croydon, England in 1898. His family migrated to Australia, settling in Stanthorpe, Queensland. Both his parents and two sisters painted and, ...

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  4. Buses to replace Southeastern trains between Tonbridge and Sevenoaks this EasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Kent Online

    Passengers in west Kent face days of disruption this Easter as Network Rail steps up its 10m programme of improvement works. Around 2,000 engineers will work round the clock over the long weekend next month on a range of projects, including replacing drainage and track in a tunnel near Sevenoaks.

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  5. Council sport and leisure facilities face overhaul as new contract goes liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | This is Local London

    Greenwich Leisure Limited was awarded a new 20-year contract to run the facilities last year, and March 1 will be the first day that contract officially kicks in. During the length of its contract, GLL is planning on brining "new state-of-the-art gym and group exercise equipment" to the gyms in South Norwood , Thornton Heath , Purley and Waddon , while also developing outdoor tennis hubs and outdoor activity programmes.

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  6. Nearly 1,500 people sign petition to 'save' Sutton police after controversial merger plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | This is Local London

    Nearly 1,500 people have signed a petition to 'save' Sutton police after the Met Police announced its controversial merger plans last week. Sutton police force is set to merge with Croydon and Bromley into one - operating as a Basic Command Unit - with just one commander in charge, following the announcement by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan on February 12. Now the campaign, launched by the Sutton Liberal Democrats, has received 1,447 signatures at the time of writing since its launch on February 14. Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake said: "The Mayor's announcement has raised many eyebrows in Sutton.

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  7. Croydon dementia choir gets 'once in a lifetime' opportunity to sing for royalty at Buckingham PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Croydon Guardian

    A Croydon choir got the opportunity of a lifetime this week as they were invited to perform at Buckingham Palace. George Smith, along with his wife Dot, have been part of the choir since 2015, just after she was diagnosed with dementia.

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  8. This is how many police officers have been dedicated to hunting the 'Croydon Cat Killer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Croydon Guardian

    Police hunting a sick killer believed to be responsible for more than 300 animal mutilations and slayings now have a dedicated team of cops on the case. Operation Tahake was launched by the Metropolitan Police in December 2015 to catch the animal attacker who has been dubbed as the Croydon Cat Killer.

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  9. 'I think it is a mistake:' Bromley, Croydon and Sutton police commands mergingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Croydon Guardian

    Police services in Bromley, Croydon and Sutton are merging together as one as the Met announces major changes amid financial pressures. The 32 borough model is being replaced by 12 Basic Command Units, which the Met says will save money and increase efficiency.

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  10. More regular train services to be introduced in south London as TfL announce new timetableRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | News Shopper

    Rory O'Neill, TfL's General Manager of London Trams, said: "We have discussed these changes extensively with our customers and concluded that the new timetable will benefit the vast majority of tram users, ensuring services are more regular and less crowded. "We appreciate it may take time for customers to adapt, but feel these timetable changes are essential to ensure London Trams continues to support future growth in the area it serves.

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  11. Saving Lives or Risking More? - Maddy Turner: Newstead Wood School for GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | This is Local London

    In the area of Shirley, Croydon MPs decided to put in place more 20 miles per hour signs as a result of many crashes and injuries sustained to school children, crossing the nearby roads. The Croydon Government changed most 30mph roads to 20mph roads back in November but on the week of the 15th of January, more signs have been implanted on roads such as The Glade and Shirley Church Road.

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  12. New Timetable Launched to Improve Services on the TfL Tram NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Mass Transit

    Transport for London customers will experience a more regular service with reduced waiting times from Sunday February 25, as TfL introduces a revised timetable designed to improve services across the whole London Trams network. South London is changing, with more people living, working and socialising in the area and demand for tram services continues to rise.

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  13. ae e3 ae- c And The MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Scientific Blogging

    To observers in much of North America and East Asia, on January 31st, the second full moon of the month, passed through Earth's shadow in a Super Blue Blood Moon . Alas, we in Europe did not see any of it.

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  14. 'Croydon Cat Killer' hunted by team of FIFTEEN officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Daily Mail

    'Croydon Cat Killer' who has slaughtered 400 animals in three years is being hunted by team of FIFTEEN Scotland Yard officers The so-called 'Croydon Cat Killer' is believed to have killed and maimed hundreds of animals around a 117-mile stretch of the M25 motorway, striking as far afield as Manchester, Brighton and the Isle of Wight. He is also thought to have targeted pet rabbits as well as wild deer, squirrels and foxes - often killing and dismembering them using a machete or garden sheers.

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  15. Postcode gang jailed for fatal stabbing of teenage boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Streatham Guardian

    A teenage gang has been locked up for killing a 15-year-old boy whose stabbing in a postcode rivalry was foretold in rap lyrics. Knife-obsessed rapper Junior Simpson, 17, from Croydon, south London, was on bail for wounding at the time of the murder of Jermaine Goupall.

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  16. Youths guilty of 15-year-old boy's stabbing murder over postcode gang rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Lancashire Telegraph

    Three youths have been convicted of murdering a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed in a postcode gang rivalry fuelled by taunting online music videos. Jermaine Goupall was chased down by two or three masked attackers armed with knives or machetes, the Old Bailey heard.

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  17. Youths guilty of 15-year-old boy's stabbing murder over postcode gang rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Salisbury Journal

    Three youths have been convicted of murdering a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed in a postcode gang rivalry fuelled by taunting online music videos. Jermaine Goupall was chased down by two or three masked attackers armed with knives or machetes, the Old Bailey heard.

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  18. This is how many police officers have been dedicated to hunting the 'Croydon Cat Killer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Sutton Guardian

    Police hunting a sick killer believed to be responsible for more than 300 animal mutilations and slayings now have a dedicated team of cops on the case. Operation Tahake was launched by the Metropolitan Police in December 2015 to catch the animal attacker who has been dubbed as the Croydon Cat Killer.

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  19. 'I think it is a mistake:' Bromley, Croydon and Sutton police commands mergingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Sutton Guardian

    Police services in Bromley, Croydon and Sutton are merging together as one as the Met announces major changes amid financial pressures. The 32 borough model is being replaced by 12 Basic Command Units, which the Met says will save money and increase efficiency.

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  20. 'This merger beggars belief': Petition starts opposing Bromley, Croydon and Sutton commands joiningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Croydon Guardian

    Bromley Liberal Democrats created the petition after condemning the Mayor of London's decision to create 12 Basic Command Units. Chloe-Jane Ross, Lib Dem road safety campaigner, said: "Bromley is geographically the largest borough in London, and the police here are already under strain - we lost three police stations just a few months ago.

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