Latest News In Purley

2nd Oct 2016

All you need to know about the new minimum wage

Younger workers on the minimum wage are set to receive a £450 pay rise per year.
1st Oct 2016

Untrained receptionists are making decisions about patient care at Croydon GPs, report finds

Receptionists with no clinical training are making decisions about patient care at doctors' surgeries in Croydon, according to a report.
30th Sep 2016

Illegal racers and stunt bikers could face jail after High Court backs clampdown on Croydon cruise

Dangerous drivers and bikers could face jail for stunts and high-speed cruising after the High Court backed a council bid to stop an illegal road race.
30th Sep 2016

Retired headteacher appeals conviction for having sex with 14-year-old boy

A retired headteacher found guilty of having sexual activity with an underage boy has appealed his conviction.
30th Sep 2016

Recycle, reuse and repair: free autumn events aimed at reducing landfill waste coming to a town centre near you

A series of free events are coming to Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton to encourage people to do more recycling and repairing.
30th Sep 2016

Child sex abuse inquiry 'will not work in current form,' say victims from Croydon care home

A wide-ranging national probe into child sex abuse will not work in its current form, a group of victims from a Croydon care home central to the inquiry have warned.
30th Sep 2016

Rating system for lorries to protect cyclists could lead to thousands of HGVs banned from London

A proposed scheme aiming to make London's roads safer for cyclists could lead to thousands of lorries being banned from the capital.
30th Sep 2016

Sadiq Khan to launch inquiry into foreign property investors over fears 'dirty money' is flooding into London

The Labour politician is reportedly concerned about the impact international buyers taking homes off the market has on residents’ ability to get on the housing ladder.
30th Sep 2016

Police 'increasingly concerned' for dementia sufferer missing from New Addington

Martin Henry, 69, rang his wife at 8pm yesterday evening telling her he was about to board a bus home, but has been uncontactable since.
29th Sep 2016

Croydon police officer sacked for causing head-on crash and driving while drunk

A Metropolitan Police officer commended for protecting Croydon during the 2011 riots has been sacked for dangerous driving and being drunk at the wheel.
29th Sep 2016

Tulisa trial case against 'Fake Sheikh' journalist is flawed, jury told

The case against a "Fake Sheikh" alleged to have tampered with evidence in the collapsed drugs trial of Tulisa Contostavlos is "fundamentally flawed," a court has heard.
29th Sep 2016

Sadiq Khan 'forced out Met commissioner in show of power,' claims London Assembly member in sensational attack on Mayor

Croydon and Sutton’s London Assembly member has launched a sensational attack on Sadiq Khan, accusing the Mayor of London of "flexing his muscles" to force the resignation of Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe.