Quantcast
Channel: Croydon Advertiser Latest Stories Feed
Browsing all 5354 articles
Browse latest View live

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Holloway admits old club deserved a point

IAN Holloway admitted Blackpool deserved their point from Selhurst Park on Saturday, describing the match with his former club as a "war".Palace were held to a 2-2 draw against the Seasiders, thanks to...

View Article



Trams crash out of Vase

CROYDON crashed to a 2-0 defeat at home to Hanworth Villa last Saturday in the FA Vase thanks to Levi King's double strike.In the first half, Villa's Steve Reddings forced a save from Croydon's Francis...

View Article

Fisher stay on the path

PURLEY John Fisher went quietly about their business during the Autumn International period and returned two wins in league action.Firstly they dispatched of Old Blues 8-0, with the low score being a...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Silly mistakes cost Counts dearly at Cranleigh

TWO lapses in concentration were all that was needed to consign Old Walcountians to their seventh league defeat of the season, which leaves them at the bottom of Surrey One.The Counts dominated lengthy...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

'The day I danced on a tenner'

In our latest Fan of the Week feature, Advertiser Sport spoke to Palace fan Marc Osmond, who talks about Lionel Messi, David Hopkin and Glenn Murray, plus his prediction for tomorrow's game at...

View Article


Eagles back safe standing as plans for trial step up

ON TUESDAY, it was announced that Palace are one of 13 clubs supporting the idea to reintroduce standing at football grounds, according to the Football Supporters' Federation.The hope is that the pilot...

View Article

High-flying Rams climb up to eighth

AFC CROYDON ATHLETIC moved up to eighth in the league after a 3-1 victory away at Feltham last weekend.And now they are only four points from breaking into the top six places.Despite a slow start, they...

View Article

Cafe owner: I will Kickstart town's culture

A CAFÉ and co-working space has turned to crowdfunding to find money to open an independent theatre.Matthews Yard owner Saif Bonar believes the project could help fill the culture gap left following...

View Article


Council's lowest paid in line for an increase

THE council's lowest earners are to receive a pay rise after the authority agreed to meet an increase in the London Living Wage.As of January, all staff directly employed by the authority will be paid...

View Article


Scholarship is prize for music competition winner

BUDDING string musicians from around the world can win a scholarship to Whitgift School through a new competition.The school's first annual International Music Competition is now open to boys aged 12...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Generous Santa is sighted in village

SANTA and his helpers may be a rare sighting in most parts of the world but not for the lucky people of Old Coulsdon.Mr Claus and the team are making their way around the village, delivering presents...

View Article

Crime fears over late gambling bid

A BETTING shop has attracted so much crime that police have stood in the way of a bid to extend its opening hours.Officers have been called to Betfred, in High Street, Croydon, 57 times in the last 18...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

'I need to stay politically neutral', says Croydon Council chief executive...

CROYDON Council chief executive Jon Rouse (JR) says his expectation was to have a meeting with the WCCF and feels uncomfortable that the press are present.Bushra Ahmed (BA), who formed the WCCF, said:...

View Article


MP 'has not reached conclusion' on gay marriage issue

CROYDON South MP Richard Ottaway says he is undecided on the gay marriage debate that is dividing his party.The Conservative outlined his thoughts to the Advertiser, amid a growing backlash among...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

MP speaks up for riot victims in Commons

STEVE Reed has used his maiden speech as MP for Croydon North to highlight how victims of last year's riots were "abandoned" by the Government.Speaking in the House of Commons on Monday, Mr Reed said...

View Article


Key focus on black and ethnic minorities in council's strategy for dementia...

DEMENTIA will become 20 times more prevalent in Croydon's black and ethnic minorities than white communities, a report has found.The figures are contained within a document outlining the council's new...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Hospital chairman steps down after only 9 months

MICHAEL Parker - chairman of Croydon University Hospital - is resigning after just nine months in his post, the Advertiser can reveal.Mr Parker's departure, after replacing Brian Phillpott at the helm...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Teens expected to raise £500 from charity swim

NEW Addington teenagers swam more than a mile to raise hundreds of pounds for a cancer charity, inspired by former Mayor of Croydon Brenda Kirby.Robert Booth swam 80 lengths and classmate Paul Mouette...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

'Croydon bomber' hits back in war of words ahead of boxing clash

CHAS SYMONDS has continued the war of words with Bradley Skeete ahead of their all-south London title clash on Saturday, insisting he "can't wait to make heads turn" by defeating the "very over-rated"...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Croydon Council's proposed cuts 'to hit borough's most vulnerable'

CARE for the elderly, the disabled and people with mental health problems - as well as youth programmes and even tree planting - are among a wide range of public services to be hit in the latest round...

View Article
Browsing all 5354 articles
Browse latest View live




Latest Images