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EXCLUSIVE: 'How we found body down Warlingham well'

A TEENAGER and his friend have described how they found a body floating in a well in Warlingham. Jack Duncan, 17, and Rory Mulholland, 21, made the grisly discovery while working in the garden of a...

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'Hidden gem' Croydon set for 'flurry of foreign investors'

CROYDON is London's "hidden gem" and is set for an influx of foreign investors.This was the view expressed by London's deputy mayor for business, Kit Malthouse, who said the borough could expect a boom...

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Food bank has helped 1,000 people this year in 'affluent' Purley

A FOOD bank has served more than 1,000 people this year in one of the most affluent areas of the borough. The Purley Food Hub, which was set up in January this year to help those affected by Government...

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Croydon-born Susanna Reid earns highest score of the series on Strictly Come...

BBC Breakfast presenter Susanna Reid performed a near-perfect dance on tonight's episode of Strictly. The Croydon-born host scored 39 out of 40 from the judges, after a stirring, passionate pasa doble...

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Specialist officers remove body from Warlingham well

A BODY found in a well in the garden of a house in Warlingham has been removed ahead of a post mortem. Police were called to a cottage in Audley Drive at around 1.50pm on Friday by workmen. Earlier...

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VIDEO: Rough Copy and Hannah Barrett's latest X Factor peformances

CROYDON'S two remaining X Factor finalists performed hits from 'the Great British songbook' in Saturday night's latest live show. Greggs bakery worker Hannah Barrett - who has narrowly avoided...

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Bookies odds on Crystal Palace job fluctuate as speculation intensifies

THE bookies odds on the identity of the next Palace manager have fluctuated wildly after a flurry of bets on Sunday night. Dan Petrescu has been backed into as short as 1/16 with some firms - the...

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Hannah Barrett and Rough Copy both make X Factor final six

BOTH Croydon acts have made it through safely to the final six acts of this year's X Factor. Hannah Barrett and Rough Copy's safe progression now means Croydon has a one in three chance of a winner in...

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Seven men arrested after body found in Warlingham well are released on bail

SEVEN men arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was discovered in a well in Warlingham on Friday night have been released on bail A murder probe was launched by the met police after the...

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Report reveals low child vaccination rates in Croydon

HEALTH services should adopt alternative vaccination services to GP surgeries or schools in order to address low levels of immunisation among children, a report has said. Croydon falls below the...

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Dan Petrescu wants Crystal Palace job, confirms agent

DAN Petrescu wants to manage Crystal Palace, according to his agent. The former Chelsea star has been locked in talks with Eagles co-chairman Steve Parish since Friday and it is thought he may have to...

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Evidence of assault injuries on Warlingham well body

ANALYSIS of the body discovered in a Warlingham well has found injuries consistent with an assault, police have said. The man was found in a well in the garden of a house in a cottage in Audley Drive...

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Crystal Palace winger: Yannick Bolasie and I can cause problems for teams

JEROME Thomas is hoping he and Yannick Bolasie can get a run of games together in the Palace starting XI to help the team start finding the back of the net. "Yannick's a great talent and I try to give...

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Acerbic art critic Brian Sewell says culture is 'wasted' on Croydon

CONTROVERSIAL art critic Brian Sewell has dismissed Croydon as having "no real cultural tradition" and says artwork, such as the Riesco Collection, is wasted on the town. The comments were made during...

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Winter is here! Cold winds and snow likely to hit Croydon this week

ARCTIC winds have started to hit the UK, heralding near-freezing conditions which are expected to last for at least a fortnight according to the latest forecast from the Met Office. A "yellow" severe...

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Burnley manager Sean Dyche heavily backed for Crystal Palace job

IT'S pretty obvious by now that the bookies odds aren't exactly the most reliable indicator of who's going to be the next Palace manager. And, as if to illustrate this point, another twist this morning...

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No publicity for £73.5m IT deal because public 'not interested'

A TECHNOLOGY megadeal which will cost £73.5 million and see council staff provided with new smartphones and computer tablets is good value for money, a town hall finance chief has said. But Sara...

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Croydon Council will not sign up to London Living Wage

THE council will not sign up to a scheme which supports paying employees a "living wage" because it does not want to commit itself to increases it cannot afford, a senior councillor has said. The...

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Former Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan wins damages and apology from OK!...

A MAGAZINE has apologised to former Palace chairman Simon Jordan and agreed to pay him a five-figure sum in damages. The High Court heard Ok! Magazine ran an article on Mr Jordan's relationship with...

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Croydon's alternative nightclub Black Sheep Bar closes

ALTERNATIVE nightclub Black Sheep Bar has closed. The popular High Street venue was known for its alternative club nights and live music for older teenagers and 20-somethings. Paul Bossick had managed...

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