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VOTE 2014: Council boss outlines Tory plans for future

IN THE second of a series of interviews setting the scene ahead of next May's local elections, Conservative and council leader, Mike Fisher, tells chief reporter, Gareth Davies, why Westfield and...

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How's this for a driving lesson? Tree collapses on learner's car

THIS is the dramatic way a learner driver's third ever lesson ended in Purley on Monday.The instructor and her student remarkably escaped serious injury after a 40ft tree landed on top of their car.The...

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Fire safety regulations are broken at children's home

THE owner of a children's home found to have breached half a dozen fire regulations has insisted the building is safe and the children who live there are not in danger.McRae Residential Care Services,...

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Addington High sponsor challenges Ofsted rating

THE school brought in to improve Addington High has come under fire from education inspectors.Ofsted has criticised teaching and leadership at Ravens Wood School in Bromley, while an exam board is...

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Palace boss pays tribute to 'gentleman' Peter Morley

PALACE manager Ian Holloway has paid tribute to Peter Morley CBE after the club president sadly passed away last Sunday.In what has been a very sad time for his family and at Palace, Holloway remembers...

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Riesco collection pieces set for sale in Hong Kong

THE sale of 24 items from Croydon Council's prized Riesco collection of Chinese ceramics will take place in Hong Kong in November, auction house Christie's has announced.The controversial sale is...

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Yulefest to bring the Christmas spirit to Coulsdon

SUMMER may only just have ended but, in Coulsdon, the countdown to Christmas is already under way.The Coulsdon West Residents' Association and local businesses are organising a bumper Yuletide festival...

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FANS VIEW: Little wonder the big calls go against us

MANCHESTER United are a colossus; a behemoth in the footballing realm, ready to trample over all who walk in its path.The fight between Palace and Manchester United was a battle akin to David and...

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Big names count for nothing as Surrey's relegation is confirmed

THEY may have had the big names of Graeme Smith, Ricky Ponting and Hashim Amla play for them this season, but after one County Championship win all campaign, it came as no surprise when Surrey were...

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BBC's Susanna Reid on Strictly, her Croydon schooldays, and her beloved Palace

A NATIONAL TV star and one of 'Britain's sexiest women' – Susanna Reid has come a long way since her schooldays in Croydon.But football keeps bringing the BBC Breakfast news presenter home and her love...

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Appeal to solve the mystery of wartime plane crash

A FORMER fighter pilot is hoping to find witnesses to a wartime plane crash to help him write a new book.Alan Pollock, who was born in Purley in 1936, is appealing for information, especially from...

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Pupils will be 'paid' to come to school on time

PUPILS at school which was taken over by an academy because it was failing are to be 'paid' to turn up on time.Youngsters at Addington High are being awarded points worth a penny each for achieving...

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PREVIEW: Palace hoping to take advantage of 'leggy' Swansea

KEITH Millen has picked out two men for Sunday's opponents Swansea City who Palace will need to watch out for.Having played out a 2-2 draw against Liverpool at home thanks to Jonjo Shelvey and Michu's...

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Legionnaires' has almost blinded me, says former nurse

A RETIRED nurse has described how he fought for his life and lost the sight in one eye after contracting Legionnaires' disease.The 68-year-old, who lives in Purley, is one of four people in Croydon to...

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Pair break their necks after being flung from pony and trap

A MAN and a woman broke their necks when they were flung from a pony and trap in a road crash in Surrey last night. The smash happened at 7.32pm when the pony and trap crashed with a green Volvo estate...

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Care home approved despite 36 objections

A PROPOSED care home for three elderly people with mental difficulties has drawn nearly 40 objections from neighbours.Those living nearby claim the proposed use of the house in Mead Way, Coulsdon,...

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Barclays fund Boris bikes - so how about sponsored trams?

BIG business could hold the key to extending the tram line to Sutton, by sponsoring the system.Sutton's London Assembly member has asked the mayor to look at the idea, which could be compared to the...

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Meet 'Prince Harry' - the happiest man in Croydon

IT MAY be pouring with rain, with lorries thundering past belching black fumes, but "Prince Harry of Ghana" says he's the happiest man on earth."I love my job. Too much!" he said, sitting on a chair at...

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Bach to school: Classical music used to improve Croydon's worst secondary

After years of instability led to a damning Ofsted report and Croydon's worst GCSE results, Westwood Girls' College is no more. Chief reporter Gareth Davies visited the newly opened Harris Academy...

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WEATHER: Sunny spells as summer not quite finished

DON'T pack away your shades quite yet – an unseasonably warm and sunny spell is here to enjoy at the start of this week. Patches of mist and fog will lift this morning (Monday) to allow bright and...

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