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  1. Croydon amateur dramatics dying to borrow a coffinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This is Local London

    A Croydon amateur dramatics group are hoping a local funeral director or fellow actors will come to their aid by coffin up some help. Members of the Downsview Players, based at Downsview Church in Waddington Way, Upper Norwood , need to borrow a casket for their next production, The Memory of Water.

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  2. NHS staff advised on using instant messaging during emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Lancashire Telegraph

    NHS staff have been issued with new guidance on using instant messaging services such as Whatsapp to co-ordinate patient care during emergencies. Medics have already turned to communication channels such as Whatsapp to deal with emergency situations such as the 2016 Croydon tram crash, and last year's Grenfell Tower fire and terrorist attacks in London Bridge and Manchester.

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  3. South Norwood to march in solidarity with Grenfell victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | This is Local London

    Earlier this week six men, two from the area, were arrested after footage emerged of them burning an effigy of the tower at a bonfire gathering to a cacophony of laughter. The South Norwood Tourist Board , who organised the event, say they want to "apologise for the idiots in our midst" and "show that they don't speak for us".

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  4. Croydon tram crash: Safety concerns remain two years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | BBC News

    Two years on concerns have been raised by Croydon Central MP Sarah Jones that a new a safety body to regulate trams in the UK has still not been created "due to a delay" in government funding. A 174-page report into the crash by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch was published last December and made 15 recommendations to improve tram safety.

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  5. Grenfell effigy burners are members of Croydon Conservative clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | This is Local London

    Two South Norwood men arrested for burning an effigy of the Grenfell tower are members of their local conservative club, it has been revealed. Father and son Clifford Smith, 49, and Bobbi Connell, 19, are members of South Norwood Conservative Club , a social society for conservative supporters.

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  6. Father of Grenfell bonfire prankster was murdered and found in suitcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Daily Mail

    Rudy Giuliani has spent $900,000 on travel and his mistress in seven months: Third wife Judith reveals shocking details of their split as they face off in divorce court to battle over his $45 million fortune Revealed: One of the 'Grenfell Six' is a 'party animal millionaire' whose father was found murdered in a suitcase 16 years ago after being shot in the head The father of one of the men questioned over the burning of a Grenfell Tower effigy was shot in the head and dumped in a suitcase 16 years ago, it emerged today. Paul Bussetti was among six men questioned by police after a video of men burning a model of the fire-hit tower block was circulated online.

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  7. Removals boss and teacher partner 'built Grenfell Tower effigy mocking 72 killed to win contest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Daily Mail

    The couple behind Britain's sickest bonfire: Removals boss and teacher partner 'built Grenfell Tower effigy mocking the 72 killed to win contest' A 55-year-old removals firm boss and his partner are believed to be the creators of the Grenfell Tower effigy set alight in a vile Bonfire Night video. Steven Bull reportedly built the replica alongside the teacher as part of a competition at the November 5 celebrations in south London .

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  8. Beckenham and Croydon men arrested over Grenfell Tower effigy videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | News Shopper

    Three men from Croydon have been arrested in connection with a video that showed an effigy of Grenfell Tower being burnt. Three men, aged 19, 46 and 49, all from South Norwood, were arrested under section 4a of the Public Order Act along with a a 49-year-old from Lambeth and a 55-year-old from Beckenham after they handed themselves in last night.

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  9. Staff in popular Croydon pub chain call for fair payRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | This is Local London

    Antic runs 48 pubs throughout London, known for their relaxed atmosphere and shabby-chic decor, three of which are in the Croydon area. Shelverdine Goathouse , Westow House and Walker Briggs have all opened since 2016 to success, fuelling the growth of the expanding chain.

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  10. Car lovers get their vintage motors onto the road for the world's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Daily Mail

    Neo-Nazi group releases racist and anti-Semitic robocalls imitating Oprah backing Georgia candidate Stacey Abrams, saying she is a 'poor man's Aunt Jemima' who is 'tricking fat white women' into voting for her All aboard! Car lovers get their vintage motors onto the road for the annual London-Brighton run - the world's longest-running motoring event Classic car lovers came together today to celebrate the world's longest running motoring event which celebrates the birth of motoring in Britain. More than 400 petrol-heads took part in the 54-mile London to Brighton Veteran Car Run which was founded in 1896, with some driving vehicles dating back to pre-1905.

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  11. New Croydon director for children's care appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | This is Local London

    Nick Pendry is currently head of service for social work with families in Westminster Council, and clinical director for the three boroughs of Hammersmith and Fulham, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster City Council. Prior to this he was a children's services leader for both Hackney Council and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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  12. Taunton's High Street ranked third 'healthiest' in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Somerset County Gazette

    Research by the Royal Society for Public Health has ranked Somerset's county town amongst the best out of 70 high streets, placing it only behind Edinburgh and Canterbury. The Health on the High Street: Running on Empty report used a scale giving points for pubs and bars, dentists, opticians, libraries, leisure centres, museums and galleries, pharmacies, coffee shops and vape shops.

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  13. Unhealthy town centres lower life expectancy for residents, research suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Sutton Guardian

    High streets hosting too many "unhealthy" businesses like betting shops, fast food outlets and off-licences could be significantly shortening the lives of locals, according to a new report. Research by the Royal Society for Public Health found that residents living in towns with lots of bookies and off-licences die younger than those with plenty of libraries and pharmacies.

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  14. Memorial service to mark second anniversary of Croydon tram incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | This is Local London

    The second anniversary of the Sandilands tram derailment will be marked at a civic ceremony in New Addington next week. On November 9, 2016, more than 60 people were injured and seven people Dane Chinnery, Donald Collett, Robert Huxley, Philip Logan, Dorota Rynkiewicz, Philip Seary and Mark Smith lost their lives after an early-morning tram derailed near Sandilands station.

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  15. Teenager stabbed multiple times in Croydon parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | This is Local London

    Officers found an 18-year-old man suffering multiple stab wounds, who was then taken to a south London hospital. Last week Tyrone Farquharson, 20, of Archer Road, South Norwood, was convicted at the Old Bailey after four days of jury deliberations.

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  16. Councils across England refuse to take cash or cheques for taxes and finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Daily Mail

    Councils across England refuse to take cash or cheques for taxes and fines, as utility companies and insurance firms ban them as a form of payment Rules forcing residents - including the elderly - to pay by electronic means have been quietly introduced by councils including Manchester and Newcastle, with more planning to make the switch in the coming months. Local authorities blamed 'huge' funding cuts, saying they could no longer afford the cost of running a cashier's office or the bank charges for processing payments such as council tax.

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  17. Kelva Smith: Man convicted of Croydon murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | This is Local London

    Mr Smith was killed in a sudden, violent knife attack on March 5 in South Norwood , following a dispute over a stolen motorbike. Tyrone Farquharson, 20, of Archer Road, South Norwood, was convicted today at the Old Bailey after four days of jury deliberations.

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  18. The Croydon Cat Killer 'mutilated' my cat, says grieving ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | This is Local London

    The so-called Croydon Cat Killer "mutilated" my cat, says a grieving owner after it was found dead in Carshalton . People have been warned to remain vigilant when letting their pets out at night after Basil was discovered during the morning of October 19. The ginger feline had both his tail and ears cut off, according to owner Gillian Hann, and his stomach was sliced open.

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  19. Chinese speaking Croydon school holds mandarin eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | This is Local London

    Harris Academy in South Norwood is one of the few state schools in the UK to teach Mandarin at GCSE and A Level and is twinned to four Chinese schools. To mark the academy's growing links, it held a mandarin evening at its south campus on Thursday October 11. Nick Soar, Executive Principal, told spoke of the relationship between business and mandarin, particularly given Croydon's growing reputation as South London's 'Silicon Valley'.

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  20. Surrey Photographer Introduces New Album RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    Husband and wife team Foden Photography, based in Croydon UK, have just announced the launch of their new album range. SURREY, ENGLAND, July 05, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Husband and wife team Foden Photography , based in Croydon, UK, have just announced the launch of their new album range.

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