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Teenager, 15, fights for life after being stabbed on a bus

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy is fighting for his life after being stabbed on a bus in Sutton this afternoon (Friday).Police were called to reports of a stabbing at 2.35pm in St Helier Avenue, Sutton. The boy was...

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Inspirational story of Croydon mum who overcame child poverty and neglect

A CROYDON-based businesswoman who has overcome child poverty and neglect has released her autobiography in time for Black History Month.Ava Brown, 38, had a tough time growing up in Jamaica, which she...

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New discount supermarket in East Croydon - which will never open

A DISCOUNT supermarket from the founders of EasyJet in East Croydon is stocked full of bargain food – but is unlikely to ever sell a single tin of beans.EasyGroup has created a mock-up of its...

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Head of New Addington school asks parents to stop spitting outside gates

SPITTING is a habit teachers have been trying to stamp out of children for years.But a school in New Addington has had to send a letter to PARENTS, to ask them to politely refrain from gobbing on the...

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West Brom fan previews Crystal Palace clash and predicts a draw

The Advertiser caught up with Baggies fan Simon Shapcott to get the lowdown on his team before Saturday's game against Palace...2-2 draw with Man Utd on Monday certainly puts you in a confident mood...

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Former Crystal Palace snapper tells of 40-year prejudices

THE UK's first female sports photographer, who started her career at Crystal Palace, has spoken out about the racism, sexism and ageism she has faced as she prepares an exhibition of the famous faces...

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Teenager arrested in connection with stabbing of schoolboy on bus

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a schoolboy was stabbed on a bus in Sutton yesterday (Friday).Police were called to reports of a stabbing at 2.35pm in St...

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Simon Cowell claims Ben Haenow got his X Factor song choice wrong

MENTOR Simon Cowell admitted he thought Ben Haenow picked the wrong song to perform on the third X Factor live show.Croydon van driver Ben, 29, was earmarked to perform The Righteous Brothers' 'You've...

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West Brom 2–2 Crystal Palace: Controversial Clattenburg in Eagles draw

By Mark Ritson at The Hawthorns - follow on Twitter @MR_LWMediaCRYSTAL Palace were held to a 2-2 draw away at West Bromwich Albion this afternoon in what turned out to be quite a controversial...

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Fury as Addington golf course is 'outrageously' sold off by council

THE Labour council has been accused of "outrageous" secrecy over a decision to dispose of Addington Palace Golf Club.The agreement to hand the golf course to the club on a 999 year lease was sanctioned...

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Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock hits out at Craig Dawson 'assault' on Julian...

WEST BROM defender Craig Dawson's elbow on Crystal Palace keeper Julian Speroni was labelled an 'assault' by Eagles boss Neil Warnock.Referee Mark Clattenburg allowed the Baggies first goal to stand in...

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Crystal Palace fans call on Steve Claridge to say sorry for Julian Speroni slur

CRYSTAL Palace fans have called on Steve Claridge to apologise to Julian Speroni, after he accused the keeper of feigning injury.Claridge, on the BBC Final Score programme, suggested Speroni was trying...

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'Please Save Marcus': Family and friends stage protest march while Croydon...

THE family and friends of a critically ill young dad have continued their protest about his hospital treatment, while Croydon North MP Steve Reed has backed their campaign.Marcus' family accuse Croydon...

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FAN VIEW: Brede Hangeland deserves a run in the Crystal Palace side

COLUMNIST Alex White admits Brede Hangeland has won him over, and now thinks the big man deserves a run in the team...Seemingly last week the dilemma was which back four to pick. Neil Warnock certainly...

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CROYDON TWEETS OF THE WEEK: From train pain and Marijuana to Caroline Flack...

A RUNDOWN of what you've been Tweeting over the past week...@traceywilby1: The family of noise is here, And it's come to save you and me. In Croydon. Adam Ant@ClaireEglinton: Ready for a glorious day...

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Victims of domestic violence in Croydon speak out about their suffering

In the final instalment of our four-part series of articles marking Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Advertiser reporter Polly Albany-Ward spoke to three people from Croydon whose lives have been...

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EDITOR'S BLOG: Great things are happening in Croydon, so why are so many...

A WHILE back, via social media, we asked Advertiser readers to send us their 'Visions of Croydon'.I was hoping for a beautiful landscape of one of this borough's amazing parks, perhaps some of the...

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Croydon rail commuters face severe disruption before Christmas, into the New...

IMPROVEMENTS being made to London Bridge Station will once again mean misery for commuters this winter - and beyond.Following on from similar delays in August, the timetable between London and the...

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Man who died in Shirley hit and run escaped war-torn Sri Lanka for a better life

A MAN who died in a hit and run collision in Shirley on Sunday evening was an asylum seeker who escaped the Sri Lankan civil war for a better life.Jeyaratnam Kandiah, 43, was returning from dinner at a...

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Crystal Palace U21s 3–1 Brentford U21s: Sullay Kaikai and Adlene...

By Mark Ritson at Selhurst ParkCRYSTAL Palace U21s managed to overcome Brentford U21s this evening at Selhurst Park thanks to a 3-1 victory.Development Squad boss Gary Issott was able to call upon...

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