Tag: Croydon

Family’s ‘disappointment’ at lack of answers after daughter shot dead ‘over stolen car’

The family and loved ones of a young woman shot dead have expressed their “disappointment” at the slow progress in holding an inquest to investigate her death. Sabina Rizvi, 25, from Croydon, was killed in the early hours of the morning on March 20, 2003, after she left Bexleyheath police station with her boyfriend, Mark […]

Girl, 17, missing from South London hospital as police launch appeal to find her

The Metropolitan Police have launched an appeal to find a missing teenager that was last seen at a local hospital. According to the police the 17-year-old named Sydnee from Tooting, Wandsworth was last seen at St George’s Hospital. The last sighting of the teenager was at 7pm on Thursday, January 13, reports the police. READ […]

Friend’s heartbreaking tribute ‘deeply caring and fearless’ refugee who took his own life after horrific last year in England

A devastated friend has paid tribute to the ‘deeply caring and fearless’ refugee who took his life one horrifying year after coming to England. Alex Tekle arrived in the UK in 2016 as a 17-year-old boy looking for sanctuary. But the final year of his life, living in London, was filled with atrocities including being […]

Croydon petitioners rail against awful fly-tipping as whole beds dumped in street

Hundreds of people have signed a petition against fly-tipping in Croydon started by a mum-to-be who was fed up of seeing beds dumped on the street. Helen from Broad Green started the petition calling on the council to take action on Monday. And it has touched a nerve with locals, attracting more than 500 signatures […]

London vaccine queues ‘like a nightclub’ as locals rush to get booster vaccines

There have been nightclub-like queues outside a Croydon vaccination centre as londoners have rushed to get their booster jabs. This is despite the borough having one of the lowest vaccine uptakes in the country. Just 38 per cent of people have received a third or booster dose of the vaccination, the 20th worst rate of […]

Croydon approves plans for 60 flats but locals fear they will create ‘slum’

A block of 60 flats in Croydon has been green lit by the council after locals argued it would “create a modern-day slum”. The 11-storey block will be built on the site of former bathroom shop Bathstore on Bensham Lane. The plans were approved by Croydon Council on December 29, with conditions, after the move […]

Violent motorcyclist in Croydon tasered after attacking two police officers

Detectives from the Met Police are appealing for witnesses after two officers were attacked following a traffic stop. One police officer suffered a concussion and a second officer was left with a suspected fracture following the incident on Thursday, December 30. The Met Police’s south area command safer transport team stopped a man, 23, riding […]

Croydon murder: Boy, 15, stabbed to death ‘who made whole class laugh’ named in friend’s heartbreaking tribute

Tributes continue to pour in for the boy, 15, who was stabbed to death in Croydon last night. One heartbreaking note from a class mate names the victim as Zalan. The note reads: “Zalan, you have been a great friend and always made the class laugh when it was boring. READ MORE: Croydon ‘murder’: Live […]

Croydon police incident live: Updates as St Peter’s Road blocked while officers investigate

A road in Croydon is currently blocked due to an ongoing police investigation. St Peter’s Road in the South London borough is currently blocked at Selsdon Road. The nature of the police investigation is currently unknown but My London has asked the Met for more information. Anyone attempting to use this road in Croydon may […]

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