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Man pleads guilty to an attempted burglary

A HOMELESS man jailed for attempting to break in to a house claimed he just needed somewhere to sleep.Krysztof Dziedzic, 42, was spotted trying to open the door of a home in Birdhurst Road, South...

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New hopes that school may avoid a takeover

PARENTS and teachers opposing government demands for their school to be incorporated into the Harris Federation's academy empire have been given a ray of hope following an upbeat Ofsted report.Roke...

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Students to pitch ideas for drink to 'dragons'

BUDDING entrepreneurs from the John Fisher School will have the chance later this month to pitch their ideas for a new health drink to a panel of tycoons worth an estimated £300 million.Don McCarthy,...

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Homes suffer in power cable crisis

NEARLY 20 homes and an old people's home suffered a power cut after workers building a fence accidentally struck the underground electricity cable.Six homes and the Woodcote Grove House care home were...

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Paralympian's golden backing for new centre

PARALYMPIAN David Weir has given a thumbs-up to the borough's newest leisure centre.The gold medallist opened the council's Waddon Leisure Centre at a ceremony on Tuesday evening.At Fiveways Junction,...

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Holocaust survivor tells her story at Croydon memorial event

A SINGLE candle was lit in the foyer of Croydon Town Hall on Monday to remember the victims of the Nazi Holocaust.The ceremony was performed by Mayor of Croydon Councillor Eddy Arram, who also read out...

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Next Croydon mayor is Sanderstead councillor Yvette Hopley

SANDERSTEAD councillor Yvette Hopley is set to become the new Mayor of Croydon.Her nomination was reported to the full council meeting on Monday and her election will be confirmed at the annual council...

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New Addington could get its own council

NEW Addington could get its own council in a bid to help the estate "take greater control of its own destiny".Labour councillor George Ayres has pledged to introduce the measure if his party wins next...

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Croydon teacher cleared of sexual activity with a child

A FORMER teacher has been cleared of forcing himself on a schoolgirl. A jury yesterday (Thursday) found Ben Laundon not guilty of two counts of sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of...

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Proceeds from Wilfried Zaha sale to Manchester United could fund new Crystal...

CRYSTAL Palace co-chairman Stephen Browett says the proceeds from Wilfried Zaha's move to Manchester United could be used to fund a new stadium.Browett this week told the Advertiser that some money...

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January transfer window: a round-up

The January transfer window closed last night with a bang, with a flurry of last-minute activity and against-the-clock deals. Some 72 deals were done yesterday alone, with many being finalised minutes...

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Palace boss confirms Jedinak and Moritz injury blow

CRYSTAL Palace manager Ian Holloway has confirmed that Mile Jedinak and Andre Moritz will miss tomorrow's south London clash with Charlton Athletic.The news means the likes of Jacob Butterfield, Alex...

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Palace boss: No better finisher than Kevin Phillips

CRYSTAL Palace boss Ian Holloway says Kevin Phillips will give everyone a boost at the club and has backed him to fire the Eagles towards promotion."Kevin Phillips will bring class on and off the...

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Greenwich police commander placed in charge of Croydon on temporary basis

GREENWICH'S top police officer has been appointed Croydon's borough commander on a temporary basis.Chief Superintendent  Richard Wood, borough commander in Greenwich, will stand in for David Musker who...

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Holloway: We were in for two other players on deadline day

CRYSTAL Palace were in talks with two other players other than new loan signings Kevin Phillips and Stephen Dobbie on transfer deadline day, says manager Ian Holloway. And he admitted he's never been...

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Eagles boss "horrified" by MacAnthony tweet

IAN Holloway has revealed how "horrified" he was after Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony announced on his Twitter account that George Boyd was heading to Crystal Palace."It was announced...

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Charlton skipper: We'll be trying to keep Wilfried Zaha quiet

CRYSTAL Palace star Wilfried Zaha will be watched closely by Charlton Athletic tomorrow, says Addicks captain Johnnie Jackson.The 30-year-old is set to come up against the player ten years his junior...

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Electric atmosphere expected at Selhurst Park as Crystal Palace welcome...

CRYSTAL Palace welcome Charlton Athletic to SE25 for the first time in four years today (Saturday) and an electric atmosphere is expected with up to 3,000 away supporters expected in the Arthur Wait...

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Deal between Croydon and Lambeth saves Upper Norwood Library

A COMMUNITY campaign to save Upper Norwood Library from closure has paid off – with a deal between Croydon and Lambeth councils now in place.Under the arrangement Croydon will fund the library to the...

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Streatham-Croydon in comfortable win over Worth Old Boys

STREATHAM-CROYDON ran out comfortable winners against Surrey Two's bottom side Worth Old Boys last Saturday.Without any meaningful preparation due to the inclement weather, both teams punctuated the...

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